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Beji, Niger PDP chair remain in EFCC custody

Former Niger state Governor Dr Muazu Babaginda Aliyu and his chief of staff, Umar Mohammed Nasko appeared before the Minna High Court presided by Justice Mohammed Aliyu Maiyaki today. Also in court was the state chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

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Ekiti students protest against Fayemi’s bid to stop probe

Students of tertiary institutions in Ekiti State on Monday protested against the bid by a former Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, to stop his probe by the Ekiti State Government. Governor Ayodele Fayose recently raised a Judicial Commission of Enquiry

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I have no plot of land in Lagos, EFCC trying to rubbish me – Gov. Yari

Abdulaziz Yari, Zamfara state governor, has debunked the allegations that he is building a $3m hotel in Lagos, from monies stolen from the Paris-London Club refunds. In a statement signed by Abulrazque Barkindo, head, public affairs, Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat, Yari said he

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N4.9bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, others before new judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday re-arraigned a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, for an alleged fraud of N4.9bn. He was re-arraigned before a new judge, Justice Rilwan Aikawa, after he objected to being tried before

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Court orders over N13 billion Ikoyi money be forfeited to Nigerian govt

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that the $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered from an Ikoyi, Lagos, apartment be forfeited to the federal government. The total value of

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Senator Adeola denies ownership of $50m found by EFCC in Lagos

The lawmaker representing Lagos West, Senator Solomon Adeola, has denied ownership of the large sums of money: $38,000,000.00 (Thirty-Eight Million Dollars),N23,000,000.00 (Twenty-Three Million Naira) and £27,000.00 (Twenty-Seven Thousand Pounds) uncovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) from an apartment

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Buhari to resubmit Magu’s name to Nigerian Senate

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may renominate Ibrahim Magu for confirmation as Substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The President’s renomination is said to be based on advise given by the Presidential Advisory Committee on

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EFCC raids residence of Goodluck Jonathan’s Godson (picture news)

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ransacked the residence of the founder of the Jonathan/Sambo Youth Support Movement (JYSM) also known as Jonathan Youth Vanguard, Mr. George Turnah, carting away several documents before leaving. The country home

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U.S. govt expresses concern over Nigeria’s SSS’ ability to investigate fraud

As the President Muhammadu Buhari administration continues its anti-corruption effort, the United States government has expressed concern over the capacity of Nigeria’s States Security Service, SSS, to investigate money laundering. The U.S. government also expressed worry about the SSS’ refusal

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Malabu Scandal: EFCC files fresh corruption charges against Shell, Eni, Adoke, Etete, others

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, EFCC, has filed fresh corruption charges against two multinational oil firms, Shell and Eni, for their roles in the Malabu $1.1 billion scandal. The charges were filed at the FCT High Court on Thursday afternoon against the

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