Tag: Anti-corruption

FG Applauds Ordinary Ahmad Isah, SERVICOM for Services

Henry Solomon- May 7, 2021

The Federal Government has commended Dr Ahmad Isah, the Ordinary President, Brekete Family, for his humanitarian services to Nigerians. Dr Maurice Mbaeri, the Permanent Secretary, ... Read More

Bank Manager Bags Five Years for N27m Theft

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2020

Justice Adie A. Onyebueke of the Cross River State High Court, Akamkpa, has sentenced one Augustine Effiong Bassey to five years imprisonment for stealing N27 ... Read More

Buhari: My support for Ganduje not a minus for anti-corruption war

admin- February 1, 2019

Governor Ganduje President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed claims that his association with Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has diminished his commitment to the war against ... Read More

We Have Secured 703 Convictions in 3 Years – Magu

Henry Solomon- November 12, 2018

Ibrahim Magu, EFCC Chairman Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Committee (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, said the commission secured 703 convictions from 2015 to date. ... Read More

President Buhari Demand ICCs Action On Corruption Cases, Illicit Financial Flows

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday at The Hague called on the States Parties to support an International Criminal Court (ICC) with jurisdiction over serious cases of ... Read More

EFCC Recorded Over 647 Convictions From 2015 to Date

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday disclosed that it had recorded over 647 financial crimes convictions from November 2015 till date. Mr ... Read More

Magu Confirms as Anti-Corruption Chairman, Not the Senate

AMT Tanimu- May 19, 2018

Magu Emerges As Chairman of Anti Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa. Recall that the upper chamber of the Nigerian National Assembly, the Senate is yet ... Read More

ICPC Recovers Houses, N18m From Civil Servants

Henry Solomon- December 6, 2017

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has recovered two high-rise buildings and N18 million fraudulently acquired by civil servants under the ... Read More

EFCC Boss, Magu Calls For Bottom-up Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Henry Solomon- October 18, 2017

Mr. Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has called for anti-corruption initiatives at the grassroots level. Magu made the call ... Read More

APC Leadership To Sagay: ‘You Are The Rogue Elephant’

Henry Solomon- September 25, 2017

The Leadership of the ruling party, All Progress Congress (APC) has described the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC) Professor Itse Sagay ... Read More

NNPC Cuts Nigeria’s Oil Production Cost Down To 70.5%

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2017

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has driven down the cost of crude oil production from $78 dollars per barrel as at August 2015 to ... Read More

Attempts To Derail Anti-Corruption War Will Not Succeed

AMT Tanimu- August 11, 2017

Garba Shehu, Abuja: The Presidency has assured that attempts to derail the war against corruption using subterfuge and bluff will not succeed. The Presidency also ... Read More

Financial Intelligence Bill Scales Second Reading In Senate

Abdul Jimoh- July 25, 2017

Financial Intelligence Bill Scales Second Reading in Senate Today, the Nigerian Senate passed the Second Reading of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Agency Bill. The Bill ... Read More

Senate Moves to Establish An Autonomous Financial Intelligence Unit

Henry Solomon- July 19, 2017

In-line with its commitment to support the anti-corruption agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, on Wednesday, the Senate resolved to pass a law ... Read More

Senate Passes The Whistleblower Protection Bill

Henry Solomon- July 19, 2017

The 8th Senate has passed the Whistleblower Protection Bill at today's senate plenary. The Bill, which seeks to encourage and facilitate the disclosures of improper ... Read More

Court Adjourns Trial Of Embattled Chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2017

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned trial of Jide Omokore, embattled chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development and Atlantic Energy ... Read More

Magu Will Continue To Work As EFCC Chairman – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- July 6, 2017

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says President Buhari has resolved to work with Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman to stamp out endemic corruption in ... Read More

Cost Of Recovering Stolen Funds Is High – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- June 30, 2017

Preventing corruption is better than curing it as recovering stolen funds is costly, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said. ”You need to engage forensic consultants ... Read More

Portuguese Judge Orders Trial Of Angola’s Vice President

Henry Solomon- June 22, 2017

A Portuguese judge has ruled that corruption and money laundering charges brought by prosecutors against Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente were valid and all suspects ... Read More

Former Minister Of State FCT, Jumoke Akinjide Turns Self In

Henry Solomon- June 20, 2017

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today withdrew the detention order against Honourable Aliyu Ahman Pategi who stood surety for Ms Jumoke Akinjide, a former ... Read More