A Director in a new generation bank and four other companies’ directors have been dragged before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged money laundering and breach of public procurement act.
EFCC has called for close partnership with the media in efforts being made to check corruption, especially money laundering.
The chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa has described money laundering as a very sophisticated crime that every nation must keep an eye on because of its effect on the economy.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, found Dr. Doyin Okupe (a former Senior Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan), guilty of receiving over N200 million cash from a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki.
7 Nov 2022
Foremost lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Femi Falana, has advised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to prosecute any lawyer involved in acts of money laundering. Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), gave the advice while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in reaction to a recent statement by the…
21 Oct 2022
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, arraigned a former Lagos Attorney-General (AG) and Commissioner for Justice, Olasupo Shasore (SAN), over alleged money laundering of $200,000.
5 Sep 2022
Determined to curb money laundering in the real estate sector, the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON), have agreed to forge an enduring partnership.
17 Aug 2022
The European Union Agents for Citizens-driven Transformation (EU-ACT) and the British Council have stressed the need for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to comply with regulatory
19 May 2022
Non-profit Organisations (NPOs) have commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for delisting them as Designated Non-financial Institutions (DNFIs).
26 Apr 2022
Wema Bank Plc has described as malicious allegations of money laundering and bribery against its employee, saying media reports were orchestrated by an aggrieved third party.
19 Apr 2022
A Lagos Magistrates Court sitting at Ogba, has struck out money laundering charges brought against the Managing Director (MD) Shibahwells Energy, Isaac Adewole, and a staff of Wema Bank Plc, Kingsley Ananwude for lack of merit.
28 Mar 2022
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, discharged and acquitted former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, of a money laundering charge.