Tag: Corruption

We will Fight Corruption Vigorously in 2020, Magu

Abdul Jimoh- January 21, 2020

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu said that there would be massive fight against corruption in this ... 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

N-Power Insulated From Corruption — FG

Abdul Jimoh- August 15, 2019

The Federal Government said that the political will demonstrated in the execution of the N-Power programme,  insulated it from corruption and other forms of sharp ... Read More

Maurice Iwu Back in Court, Gets N1b Bail

Tanimu- August 9, 2019

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, August 9, 2019 granted bail to Prof. Maurice Iwu, a former ... Read More

Former Plateau State Governor, Jang in Court

Tanimu- August 8, 2019

Justice Daniel Longji of a Plateau State High Court, Jos has adjourned the trial of a former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang, to September 12 ... Read More

Magu appeals to UK govt. to assist in recovering Stolen Funds

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 2, 2019

Acting Chairman, Economic, and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has appealed to the British Government to help Nigeria repatriate the country’s stolen money ... Read More

Alleged N6.9bn Fraud: Fayose Still Under investigation – EFCC

Henry Solomon- June 28, 2019

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, facing N6.9 ... Read More

Nigeria records N25bn cyber fraud in 5 years

admin- April 8, 2019

Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors of Nigeria,  CIFIAN, has raised the alert over N25 billion cyber fraud recorded in the nation’s financial institution in ... Read More

Alleged 16.4m Fraud: Absence of Prosecution witness Stalls Ehindero’s trial

Henry Solomon- March 11, 2019

The  absence of prosecution’s witness on Monday stalled the trial of  former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Sunday Ehindero and former Commissioner of Police, John Obaniyi,  in an  ... Read More

Buhari deserves more votes than he got—Sheriff, Sen. Marafa

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2019

A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff and Sen. Kabiru Marafa(APC-Zamfara Central) in separate press interviews said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves more ... Read More

President Buhari, Most Suitable Candidate To Eradicate Corruption – Bajowa

Abdul Jimoh- December 28, 2018

Retired Maj.-Gen. Oluyemi Bajowa says President Muhammadu Buhari is the most suitable Presidential candidate that can successfully eradicate corruption in Nigeria. Bajowa made this known ... Read More

Lawmaker urges religious leaders to promote campaign against hate speech, corruption

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 23, 2018

A member of House of Representatives, Mr. Raheem Olawuyi, has called on religious leaders to promote the campaign against hate speech and corruption. Olawuyi represents ... Read More

Nigeria, Russia Sign Treaty on Criminal Matters

Henry Solomon- December 4, 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Nigeria and Federation of Russia have signed a treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters. The Ministry’s Spokesperson ... Read More

Kano Anti-graft Agency Receives Support from EU

Henry Solomon- November 21, 2018

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-graft Corruption Commission (PCACC) has received the support of the European Union (EU) in its fight against corruption. Mrs ... 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

EFCC Challenges Contempt Charge Against Minister of Information

Henry Solomon- October 2, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss a motion filed by a former Minister of ... Read More

Nigeria Commends Switzerland On Stolen Funds Repatriation

Abdul Jimoh- October 2, 2018

Waving flag of Switzerland and Nigeria Nigeria has commended Switzerland for its continuous support on stolen assets repatriation and other anti-graft interventions. Mr Baba Madugu, ... Read More

President Buhari Advocates Multilateral Cooperation To Check Corruption, Illicit Funds

Abdul Jimoh- September 26, 2018

Muhammadu BuhariNigeria's President President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of corruption within countries and illicit flow of funds across national boundaries can only be effectively ... Read More