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Nigeria arrests fraud suspect on FBI most wanted list

Nigeria has arrested one of the most wanted suspected fraudsters on the list of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the country's...

57 suspected oil thieves arrested in Nigeria

Nigerian navy troops operating in the oil rich Niger Delta region arrested 57 suspected oil thieves in its anti-oil theft operations, an officer said...
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Former governor of Lagos under probe for graft

Former governor of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub Akinwunmi Ambode is under investigation for suspected fraud, the anti-graft authority said Wednesday. Ambode, like...
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Timi Frank descends heavily on Buhari & EFCC over a needless probe...

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned in strong terms, a...

Cameroon and Nigeria Join Forces in anti-graft campaign

Cameroon and Nigeria have begun seeking ways to collaborate to fight corruption in both countries, according to officials of Cameroon's anti-graft body on Wednesday. Officials...
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Nigeria nabs money laundering suspects with US$2.8 million at airport

Nigeria's anti-graft body on Friday said it had intercepted 2.8 million U.S. dollars at the Akanu Ibiam International airport in southeast Nigeria's Enugu state....
Nigeria's former Petroleum Minister and OPEC's alternate president Diezani Alison-Madueke speaking at the annual IHS CERAWeek conference in Houston, Texas March 4, 2014. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Court gives EFCC nod to arraign former Petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) leave to arraign former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and a...

SERAP demands Buhari send OBJ and Jonathan to EFCC/ICPC Over US$16 Billion power deals

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently refer the allegations of mismanagement of $16 billion power projects between...

Revealed! How Former DG NEMA Maintained 20 Bank Accounts – Reps Panel

Former Director-General (DG) of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mohammed Sani Sidi, allegedly maintained 20 different accounts in various banks, as a public...
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SERAP Demands Buhari Give Privatization Process Corruption Cases to EFCC, ICPC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership...

3 Whistleblowers Drag FG Over 5% Commission Charge

A band of whistleblowers Monday filed a lawsuit against the federal government at the Federal High Court in Abuja restraining the Buhari administration from...
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Babachir Lawal and Ayodele Oke Must Face The Music – SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation,...

EFCC Efforts At Questioning Diezani Were Futile

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its investigative team has not been allowed to meet with the immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources,...

EFCC accused of unlawful arrest and detention of retired engineer

Barrister Ndubisi Chuks Nwasike, Lawyer to retired staff of Shell Petroleum, Engineer Obi Timothy Nwasike has accused the EFCC of unlawful arrest and detention...

We will not confirm Ibrahim Magu, Senate insists

The Nigeria Senate and the Buhari administration are once again on a collision course over the rejection of nomination of Mr Ibrahim Magu as Chairman...

EFCC must be diligent or be ready for a showdown, Gov Yari warns

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has set the stage for a potential showdown with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman for accusing...

Presidency insists on Ibrahim Magu as EFCC boss despite Senate rejection

A defiant Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, tired of Senate stalling the administration’s nominee to lead the EFCC on Thursday revealed that President Buhari...

Patience Jonathan fined N50,000 for withdrawing EFCC suit

Justice S. Seidu of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Monday, July 3, 2017 imposed a fine of N50,000 (Fifty...

We were not the prosecutors for Saraki’s case – EFCC declares

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that it was not prosecuting the President of the Senate Bukola Saraki in the recently...

EXPOSED: Ex minister wages media war against Magu-led EFCC

Since the ongoing war against corruption began, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have witnessed several onslaughts from powerful forces who were hitherto the...

Buhari’s health and the “return” of the Chibok girls

They say that nothing is hidden under the sun. In God's time and by the power of His word and glorious light, all things...

War of words escalates between EFCC, Ekweremadu

Amos Dunia, Persecond News, Abuja - The Whistle blowing tactics of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), took a different dimension on Wednesday...

Are we really eradicating corruption?

“I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody. A few people have privately voiced fears that on coming back to office I shall...

The Bastards Involved in Osborne Towers Loot

Just as many Nigerians were preparing for Easter, not a few were expecting something quiet. On Wednesday 12 April, 2017 news began to filter...
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Fighting Corruption-Jude Ndukwe Writes

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has come under intense scrutiny and criticism from citizens in the last few days following a series...

Nigeria: Femi Fani-Kayode’s Life Threatened?

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) once again lived up to its billing of being used by the current administration for the sinister...

Nyako to be re-arraigned by the EFCC over N29 Billion Fraud

The accused are to be invited for money laundering offence to the tune of N29 billion before the Justice Okon Abang, Federal High Court...

Nigeria urges treasury looters to refund stolen money

Spokesperson for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Osita Nwaja gave the looters the advice in the southern city of Enugu. ...

Arms fraud: the real culprits therein

Nigeria is indeed a powerful country. A country where things happen like it’s a movie. For a long time, I have watched the revelations from...
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Enemies Within EFCC Fighting Against Investigating Arms Fraud

Nigeria is indeed a powerful country. A country where things happen like it's a movie. For a long time, I have watched the revelations from...