Olanipekun urges EFCC to emulate ACU’s anti-corruption drive
Eminent lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has tasked the nation’s anti-graft agencies to de-emphasise their present anti-graft drive, which is largely characterised by arbitrary arrests and hounding of individuals.
EFCC lauds CJN’s move to prioritise corruption cases in courts
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended recent move by the judiciary to prioritise corruption and financial crime cases brought before it.
Court adjourns EFCC’s suit on forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.7m to FG
The absence of Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court Lagos on Wednesday stalled proceedings on an application seeking permanent forfeiture of 5.7 million dollars belonging to former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan.
Reps ask banks to unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s accounts
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions yesterday ordered banks where Patience Jonathan, her friends and relatives, have accounts to unfreeze them forthwith, following the hardships they are going through.
EFCC returns N36 million to school allegedly defrauded by bank workers
The suspects include Cyril Ameh Idakwoji, an employee of a new generation bank, who was the account officer of the school; Boma Obama Chisom, who posed as the Customer Relations Officer of the bank and Aderemi Adebayo Moses...
NITDA, EFCC partner to fight corruption in IT procurements
Director General of NITDA, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, while welcoming EFCC officials stated that the visit was key to the growth and development of the country, channeled towards the fight against corruption to save funds for the government.
‘Let us restructure the country through devolution of powers’
Already, there is a fixation in the minds of so many people, the moment they hear restructuring, they think it is about having Northern Nigeria or Southern Nigeria or Niger Delta.
Court adjourns ex-Gov. Dariye’s alleged N1.162bn fraud trial until October 10
An FCT High Court in Gudu, on Monday adjourned the trial of former Gov. Joshua Dariye of Plateau until Oct.10 at the instance of the defence.
NAICOM, EFCC seal pact to tackle industry fraud
The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), the nationís insurance regulator has sealed pact with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to address deceitful activity of some insurance peddlers in the industry across Nigeria.