Category: Anti-Corruption

Here you will find latest stories in the fight against corruption.

President Buhari suspends NSITF boss, others

Suleiman Idris- July 2, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate and indefinite suspension from Office of the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), ... Read More

Man jailed 6 months for misappropriating N1.6m

Abdul Jimoh- June 26, 2020

A Kaduna High Court on Friday sentenced a businessman, Mr Isah Adamu, to six months imprisonment for criminal misappropriation of N1.6 million. The court, however, ... Read More

Alleged N570m fraud: Absence of EFCC counsel stalls Oyo-Ita’s trial

inno.korie- May 27, 2020

The trial of the immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, was on Wednesday stalled due to the absence of ... Read More

MMIA Customs Command Intercepts $8m

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2020

Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) on Tuesday disclosed that the Custom Command at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport had intercepted 8.06 million U.S. ... Read More

NSC Emphasises Importance of Technology in Fight Against Corruption

Suleiman Idris- December 10, 2019

Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has emphasised the importance of technology in the country’s fight against corruption. Bello spoke during a walk/summit to mark ... Read More

Buhari to Flag off 2019 Anti-corruption Marathon in Abuja

Henry Solomon- December 3, 2019

Mr Jacob Onu, National Coordinator of the National Anti-Corruption Marathon Race, says plans have been concluded for the flagging off of the 2019 edition of ... Read More

BREAKING: We Did Not Drop Charges Against Diezani – EFCC

Tanimu- November 27, 2019

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to reports currently circulating in the social media, purporting that the Commission ... Read More

Ministry of Petroleum Agency Discovers Illegal Refinery in Kano

Tanimu- November 21, 2019

The department of Petroleum Resources Kano directorate has sealed off two facilities over alleged involvement in illegal processing of substance suspected to be petroleum Resources. ... Read More

Lawyer Arraign for N200m Scam

Tanimu- November 12, 2019

The Enugu Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a lawyer, Nwabufo Richard Obienu and his company, Forric Nigeria Limited before ... Read More

Towards a New Deal for Nigeria – Abba Kyari

Tanimu- November 3, 2019

The decision by the National Assembly to amend the Deep Offshore (and inland basin production sharing contract) Act is a huge victory for Nigeria. The ... Read More

27 Internet Fraudsters Arrested in Enugu

Tanimu- October 29, 2019

The Enugu Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, October 28, 2019 announced the arrest of 27 suspected internet fraudsters. ... Read More

Councillor Arrested for N11m Fraud

Tanimu- October 29, 2019

The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a councillor representing Kakuri Hausa, Ward, Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna ... Read More

Fed. Poly Offa Leturer Remanded in Prison Custody for Job Scam

Tanimu- October 29, 2019

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal office on Tuesday October 29, 2019 arraigned one Mustapha Ilyas Abdulwasiu, a Lecturer with the Federal ... Read More

President Orders Immediate Forensic Audit of NDDC

Tanimu- October 17, 2019

Worried by the persistent criticisms of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a forensic audit of the ... Read More

N65m Cash Found in Zamfara INEC Office

Tanimu- October 10, 2019

The Sokoto Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today October 9, 2019 carried out an operation at the office of the ... Read More

BREAKING: 5 Undergraduates Arrested for Internet Fraud

Tanimu- October 8, 2019

EFCC Arrests Five Undergraduates, 12 Others for Alleged Internet Fraud The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 7, 2019, ... Read More

#UNGA: Nigeria Tackling Corruption HEAD-ON – President Buhari

Tanimu- September 24, 2019

NIGERIA TACKLING CORRUPTION HEAD-ON – PRESIDENT BUHARI DECLARES AT THE UN “The present Nigerian government is facing the challenges of corruption head-on,” President Muhammadu Buhari ... Read More

ICPC seals NECAS headquarters, warehouse

Abdul Jimoh- September 17, 2019

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) has sealed up the national headquarters of North East Commodity Association (NECAS) in Yola over ... Read More

Alleged N6.9bn fraud: Trial of Fayose to resume Oct. 21

Abdul Jimoh- September 16, 2019

The trial of former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, will now resume on Oct. 21 before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Fayose is ... Read More

21-year-old Ekiti University Student Convicted for Cyber Crime

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2019

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday convicted a 21-year-old student, Ojo Ayomide, for cyber crime related offences. Justice Nkeonye Maha, convicted Ayomide, 400- level Accounting ... Read More