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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)....

Pastor Faces Trial Over Visa Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, 12 November, 2012, arraigned Pastor Henry Uhunmwagho, 33, before Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal...

In Sympathy With Ribadu

By Chido Onumah I sympathize with Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, ex-Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and more recently Chairman of the Petroleum...

Forgotten Cases Of Looting

High profile corruption cases filed over five years ago are still at plea stages, even as the accused persons have returned to political and...

How Judges Weaken Anti-Corruption Laws

 By Ojelimafe Anthony  On 4 October, 2012, Justice Abubakar Umar of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, who presided over a criminal...

EFCC Arrests Fraudster Over Admission Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday 24th September, 2012, arrested Mr. Adebisi Adeniyi James, 32, for fraudulently obtaining N630, 000 under...

Unfair Trial Of Corruption Cases

By Ojelimafe Anthony Adamu Abubakar who was arrested on 19 March, 2012, at Darazo market in Bauchi State, Nigeria, while trying to spend a fake...

Expose Corrupt Judges

News of the investigation of five judges, including two state chief judges, of corruption by the Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has once...

Weak EFCC And Endemic Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, seems to have lost steam and revelations by an insider that there is lack of political will...

SUBSIDY FRAUD TRIAL: Lawyers Slam Adoke, EFCC

The sudden withdrawal of the criminal charges filed against two oil companies and their directors by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC, has...

SUBSIDY FRAUD: FG Drops Charges Against 2 Oil Marketers

The criminal charge filed against two oil marketers, Integrated Resources Limited, Pinacle Oil and Gas and two of their directors, Durosola Omogbenigun and Peter...

MONEY LAUNDERING: Ikuforiji Knows Fate Thursday

By Akin Kuponiyi A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, southwest Nigeria will tomorrow decide whether the 20-count criminal charge of money laundering preferred against...

EFCC Withdraws Fraud Charge Against Abiola’s Son

By Henry Ojelu A Lagos State High Court in Ikeja Monday discharged and acquitted Deji Abiola, son of the late acclaimed winner of the June...

Bank Manager Docked Over N42m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Mr. Michael Adewole, Branch Manager of Oceanic International Bank Plc, now Ecobank Plc, and four...

N60B Bank Fraud: Group Seeks Trial of Kogi PDP Stalwart

A civil society group, Forum for Zero Tolerance to Financial Crimes, on Wednesday in Abuja called on the Chairman of the Economic and Financial...

Don’t Scrap Or Merge EFCC —Shettima

The Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has joined other well-meaning Nigerians in calling for the strengthening of the Economic and Financial Crimes...

You Have A Case To Answer —Court Tells Akingbola

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja Wednesday ruled that the embattled former Managing Director of defunct Intercontinental Bank, Erastus Akingbola, has a case...

ESTACODE SCAM: Hembe, Ifeanyi Move To Abort Trial

An Abuja High Court on Monday, adjourned till 2 July to deliver ruling on two separate applications filed by the embattled suspended Chairman of...

Criminal Cases For Speedy Trial, CJN Promises As He Swears In 12 Judges

Proceedings in criminal cases file by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, will soon be on...

Facts, Lies Of American Hospital Project

New facts emerge on the brewing crisis over the proposed American Hospital project in Abuja, as allegations of forgery fly on some vital documents After...

Navy Hands Over Seized Vessel To EFCC

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos has handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) the vessel, MT Takoradi, it recently seized for...

EFCC Arraigns Bizman Over Alleged $550,000 Fraud

A 40-year old businessman, Wilson Opuwei, was on Tuesday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly obtaining 550,000 dollars from...

Lawyer Arraigned Over N36m Theft

A legal practitioner, Mr. Odi Okereke Ajike has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , EFCC, before a Lagos High Court,...

Anti-Graft War: EFCC, NEITI Forge Closer Ties

In a quest to strengthen the war against corrupt practices and ensure greater transparency and accountability in the oil, gas and mining sectors, the...

EFCC Takes Over Illegal Oil Bunkering Vessel

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday took possession of a suspected illegal oil bunkering vessel from the Nigerian Navy. The vessel, MT...

Bribery: Trial Of Reps Stalled

The arraignment of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the dissolved House of Representatives Committee on Capital Markets and Institutions, Herman Hembe and Emeka...

JAMB Seeks EFCC’s Assistance To Curb Exam Malpractices

The Registrar and Chief Executive, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. ’Dibu Ojerinde, on Wednesday, called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,...

EFCC Arraigns Congolese Over Currency Trafficking

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a 42- year old Congolese, Seleto Papy before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi,...

Land Scam Is Biggest Fraud In FCT —Lamorde

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Lamorde on Tuesday decried fraudulent dealings in land acquisition in the Federal Capital...

Fuel Subsidy Crooks Will Be Dealt With –EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has acknowledged its receipt of the report of the House of Representatives Committee inquiry into the Federal...

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