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The EFCC investigations into the finances of Ekiti State vis – a – viz that of the state governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose has revealed that the governor by all standards is far richer than the state. According to a source of the anti-corruption Agency, the huge amount of money found in the governor’s private account and that of his cronies cannot in anyway be compared with that of the state. ... Read More »

EFCC Arraign Two Students Of A Polytechnic Over Fraud (Photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, arraigned the duo of James Ogwuche Alex and Oklewu Ene Gina before Justice B.O Quadri of the Federal High Court,Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a 2-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira only (N250, 000). The petitioner, Professor Ndubuisi Eye, alleged that the suspects who are ... Read More »

EFCC seizes N860m mansion from ex-Air Force chief

A mansion allegedly belonging to a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar (retd)  has been sealed off by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Punch reports that their correspondent, who visited the house located on 1853 Deng Xiano Ping Street, off Mahathir Mohammed Street, Asokoro Extension, Abuja, observed stickers bearing the EFCC logo pasted on the gate. According to the EFCC, the house is worth about N860m. ... Read More »

Former Kogi Lawmaker Bags 154 Years Imprisonment for N1.4bn Fraud

A federal high court in Lokoja, Kogi state, on Monday sentenced a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Mr Gabriel Daudu to 154 Years in prison upon conviction for fraud. Mr Daudu, also a former caretaker committee chairman for Ogori/Magongo local government area of the state, was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 208-count charge bordering on money laundering and misappropriation of ... Read More »

EFCC May Go After Ex-First Lady Over 1- Trillion Naira Disbursement

The wife of a former president may soon be invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to explain her role in the sourcing and disbursement of huge funds spent by the Presidency in the last two weeks before the general elections. The fund, estimated at over a trillion naira, was routed and disbursed through the Amnesty Office to some notable politicians in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Investigators ... Read More »

Judge says EFCC hasn’t erred in detaining Dasuki after meeting bail conditions

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We investigated NIMASA for 10 months before arresting Akpobolokemi, others – EFCC boss

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said that he is ready to die fighting corruption in Nigeria. Speaking with online reporters in Lagos yesterday, Magu said it took the agency 10 months to investigate the tenure of former Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi. Magu said he was lucky to be the one, out of more than 170 million Nigerians, ... Read More »

EFCC Uncovers Another N3bn Stolen Arms Deal!

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) is extending its investigation of arms deals during the Jonathan administration to a $3 billion contract said to have been awarded by the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) under the late General Andrew Owoye. Several arms dealers , a military chief and some other officials who served under Azazi have already been invited by the EFCC for interaction on the matter, The ... Read More »

Money Laundering: Ex-Governor Akwe Doma Breached Due Process

The trial of Aliyu Akwe Doma, former Nasarawa governor and others continued on Monday, November 30, 2015 with prosecution witness, Solomon katsa, a former director of finance telling Justice A.A Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Lafia that, the defendants did not at all times follow due process in the disbursement and withdrawal of security votes.Akwe Doma is standing trial alongside former secretary to the state Timothy Anjide ... Read More »

EFCC detains Shuaibu Salisu, others over $2bn arms deal

About 20 top officials of the previous administration, who were alleged to have played active roles in the disappearance of $2 billion meant for the procurement of arms and ammunition for the country’s armed forces were taken into custody by the Economic and Finance Crimes Commission, EFCC, for questioning. Some of the officials taken into custody are the former Minister of State for Finance, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda and a former ... Read More »

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