* Drama as EFCC takes Ofili-Ajumogobia into custody in court premises There was a drama at the premises of Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, yesterday, as officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, re-arrested a former judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia after corruption...
Not fewer than nine senior officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for fraud allegations running into billions of naira. The officials, who have been in EFCC custody since April 1, include the Director of Finance and...
A former Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Monday Ubani, has regained his freedom after being detained for 24 days by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The EFCC detained Ubani along with Senator Christopher Enai, with whom he stood as surety for a former Managing Director of the Nigeria...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, arraigned a suspect named James Kuve Sughter on a six-count charge bordering on forgery and possession of documents containing false pretence. EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade in a statement said the accused was arrested following a report received by the Commission linking...
Ahead of May 29 exit date, some governors, ministers, and senators are pushing for the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. They are mounting pressure on some Presidency officials to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to “ease out” Magu. It was...
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a statement by the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, entitled, NBA Condemns The Unlawful Detention of Monday Ubani by EFCC, Demands Immediate Release,” wherein it condemned the Commission for allegedly refusing to charge to court or...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it has not raised teams to probe or interrogate some of the outgoing governors saying it does not go after anybody, including ex-governors on speculative ground. The EFCC, which made the clarifications in a statement by its Acting Head of Media...
Ahead of May 29, 2019, handover date to newly-elected states helmsmen, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has set up teams to probe some governors accused of perpetrating acts of corruption. At least 12 states will have new governors on May 29 after the tenure of the current ones would...
A lawyer identified as Mrs Uloma Ulo, on Tuesday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court, that a prophetess allegedly defrauded her of N134 million and left her with problem of debt. Ulo, being led in evidence by Mr Frank Ofoma, the counsel for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),...
The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu has revealed that the sum of N1.3 trillion was stolen under the watch of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Magu who gave the figure during his keynote address at the 2019 first batch conversion training programme organised by...