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EFCC recovers N4.3bn from Oil Subsidy Suspects- Lamorde

Farouk Ahmed receives a plaque from Ibrahim Lamorde

Ibrahim Lamorde, Executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today disclosed that the Commission has recovered N4.3billion from suspects involved in the petroleum subsidy scam. He said this on 15 April when the management of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency led by its Executive Secretary, Farouk Ahmed paid him a courtesy […]

EFCC has executed 773 convictions since inception – Lamorde

•Lamorde: EFCC chairman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it had secured more than 773 convictions and recovered billions of naira since its inception in 2003. Ibrahim Lamorde, Chairman of the commission, disclosed this today in Sokoto while inaugurating the Usman Danfodiyo University chapter of ‘Zero Tolerance Club’, an anti corruption club. Lamorde, represented by […]

Court Adjourns Ex-Gov’s Son’s Case

An FCT High Court has adjourned hearing in case filed by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against Mustapha Audu, son of former Kogi governor on 26 November. Justice Abubakar Umar adjourned the case at the instance of the EFCC counsel, Mr Sam Ugwuegulam, who failed to field his third witness for testimony. “In the […]

N4.5m Dud Cheque: Suspect Faults EFCC

Kabiru Muhammad

A suspect, Kabiru Mohammed who was on Tuesday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for issuing a dud cheque to his partner, Hajiya Aishatu Abubakar as balance payment for some vehicles supplied him has denied any culpability in the business transaction, describing his arraignment by the anti-graft agency as unfair. Kabiru, who […]

Corruption: President Jonathan Must Wake Up

•Malam Nuhu Ribadu

Malam Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, tells AYORINDE  OLUOKUN and FEMI IPAYE that President Goodluck Jonathan has put the anti-graft war in reverse gear You contested the presidency on the Action Congress of Nigeria platform. What would you say you’ve learnt from the way politics is played in Nigeria? First and […]

Ohakim denies arrest by EFCC

A former Governor of Nigeria’s Imo state, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, has denied being arrested or detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). According to a report, Ohakim was allegedly arrest in connection with the N62 billion fraud contained in a government audit report. An audit report entitled, “Imo State Account Reconciliation June 2007-May […]

Two nabbed for impersonating EFCC officials

Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested two suspects, Tanimu Abubakar (also known as Ibrahim) and Mohammed Yaba for allegedly parading themselves as officials of the Commission. The suspects who were picked up in Abuja, had gone to the Federal Capital Territory Authority on 15 January with offer to assist a director of […]

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