Wamakko denies receiving EFCC invitation
Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, a former Sokoto State governor has denied receiving any invitation to appear before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged corrupt practices.
EFCC: Shema restates readiness to face charges
Immediate past governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, has reiterated his commitment to prove his innocence in any court of law, stressing that all what he demands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is a transparent, fair and just trial, based on the rule of law. The former governor said this, while responding…
Why EFCC recommended suspension of NEMA directors, by Magu
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Ibrahim Magu yesterday explained why his outfit recommended the suspension of six directors of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) over allegations of financial impropriety.
Court strikes out EFCC’s forfeiture suit against Patience Jonathan
A federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday struck out a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking forfeiture to the Federal Government $5.316 million linked to the former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan and six others domiciled in Skye Bank Plc.
Kalu Orji and his controversial gospel of peace in South West
Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu must have been taken aback by the disposition of his erstwhile political friend, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State...
Lawmakers allege undue interference causes face-off in EFCC, DSS, NIA
Lawmakers yesterday at senate plenary alleged that the undue meddlesomeness of the Federal Government on the operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Department of State Services (DSS) and National Intelligence Agency (NIA), was the cause of their periodic clashes that result in security lapses in the country. This allegation was made as…
Ex-governor Ibrahim Shema pleads not guilty to 24-count charges
Former Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shehu Shema yesterday pleaded not guilty to 24-count charges brought against him in court.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had instituted the charges against him, which bordered on criminal beach of trust....
FIRS, EFCC partner to track tax defaulters as VAIDS ends
The Management teams of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are to deepen and strengthen their collaboration to track both individuals and organisations who refuse to pay the right taxes.
Akinjide, co-defendants disown statement to EFCC
A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, yesterday disowned five extra-judicial statements, which she made to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in 2016. The ex-minister is being prosecuted for an alleged fraud of N650 million by the anti-graft agency before a Federal High Court, Lagos. Her counsel, Mr. Olusegun Williams,…
SGF urges EFCC to tackle corruption at conception stage
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to devise ways of tackling institutional corruption at the conception stage. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), a statement in Abuja, yesterday, by the Director of Press, Office of the SGF, Mr. Lawrence…