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There is corruption in EFCC – Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Friday said there is corruption in every institution, including the EFCC. Speaking in Abuja when he paid a visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, he called for inter-agency collaboration to make the fight against corruption in the country succeed. […]

Obla loses N1 billion suit against EFCC

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday struck out the N1 billion fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by Godwin Obla, SAN, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. It would be recalled that Obla, who was detained by the EFCC for allegedly offering N5m gratification to Justice Rita […]

EFCC arraigns Ogunlewe, FUNAB VC, Bursar

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday arraigned the trio of Senator Adesewe Ogunlewe, former Works and Housing Minister and Pro Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAB; Prof. Olusola Oyewole, the Vice Chancellor and Mr. Moses Olusola Ilesanmi, Bursar before Justice O. O Majekodunmi of the State High Court sitting at Abeokuta, […]

EFCC slams corruption charges on Ofili-jumogobia, Obla

The EFCC has preferred a 30-count charge against a Federal High Court Judge, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. In the charge listed as number LD/367/C/16, Ofili-Ajumogobia was listed as first defendant, while Obla was named as second defendant. The defendants were said to have committed the offence on May 21, […]

Ex-acting NIMASA DG, others, get new trial date

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed Dec. 13 for the continuation of the trial of a former acting Director General of NIMASA, Haruna Jauro, alongside others, facing a N304.1 million fraud charge. Jauro, who assumed leadership of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in acting capacity in July 2015, is […]

Recovered loots in FG’s consolidated account — EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says all looted funds recovered by it are paid into the consolidated revenue account of the Federal Government. The commission made this known on its Twitter handle, @officialefcc in response to a question from one of its followers. In a tweet to the commission through the handle @asantoo11a, […]

EFCC arrests Akpabio’s cousin over N10 million scam

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested Ibanga Ime Akpabio, cousin to the former Akwa Ibom Governor, Godswill Akpabio for his involvement in a N10 million oil scam. He was arrested in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said the EFCC in a statement. Akpabio’s arrest was occasioned by an allegation that he […]

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