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Group advices Jusitce Onnoghen to resign

The embattled Chief Jusitce of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has been asked to honourably take the exit door before its too late.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC: $217 billion taken out of Nigeria illegally in 38 years

Nigeria has recorded illicit financial outflows of $217.7bn in 38 years, specifically between 1970 and 2008, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, said in Abuja on Wednesday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.

VP Osinbajo: Returned looted funds will be used for development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court remands five men over conspiracy to defraud bank of N400 million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned the five defendants before Justice Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna state High Court 5 on a 2 count charge bordering on conspiracy to defraud a bank of N466, 000, 000.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.

VP Osinbajo: All returned looted funds will be judiciously utilised

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

EFCC invites Femi Fani-Kayode, Yinka Odumakin over ‘fake news’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, and Yinka Odumakin, a chieftain of Afenifere, over the claim that the commission sought to arrest Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

Justice Onnoghen: EFCC vows to detain Yinka Odumakin, Femi Fani-Kayode over ‘fake news’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has vowed to detain a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, and the spokesman of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, for allegedly spreading fake news on the invasion of the residence of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by the anti-graft agency.

Court orders final forfeiture of ex-CAS Adesola Amosu’s N2.7 billion to federal government

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Wednesday ordered the final forfeiture of N2.7 billion recovered from former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Femi Fani-Kayode apologises to EFCC over ‘fake news’

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has apologised to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over Tuesday’s allegations wherein he stated that the EFCC had raided the home of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Paul Usoro

Chief judge re-assigns NBA president’s money laundering case

The trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro, on charges of allegedly laundering N1.4 billion has been re-assigned to Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court Lagos.

N5.7 billion fraud: EFCC tenders 14 vouchers as evidence against ex-Governor Shema

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Monday presented 14 payment vouchers before the Federal High Court, Katsina, against ex-governor Ibrahim Shema on alleged N5.7 billion SURE-P state funds, during his tenure.
Doyin Okupe

EFCC arraigns Doyin Okupe over N702 million alleged fraud

Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant to the erstwhile president, Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned on Monday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 59-count charge bordering on “money laundering and criminal diversion of funds” to the tune of N702,000, 000.
President Buhari receives in audience New Entrant into APC Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa and Hon. Kaulaha Aliyu alongside Bauchi State Governor in State House on 8th Jan 2019-2

PDP explains Babayo Gamawa’s defection to APC

The Bauchi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the recent defection of the party’s Deputy National Chairman, Babayo Garba Gamawa, to the All Progressives Congress (APC), alleging that he joined the ruling party for fear of persecution and intimidation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Activists demand N50 million bribe to withdraw petition from EFCC

Two human rights activists have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly demanding a bribe from Wahum Nigeria Limited.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Chief Justice Onnoghen failed to declare dollar, pounds accounts – investigator

A lawyer and investigator attached to the Code of Conduct Bureau, Usman Mohammed, says the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, failed to declare his dollar, pounds and euro accounts when he was elevated to the Supreme Court.

Presidential panel eyes graft charges against football officials

“We will now file charges against them,” said Obono-Obla, who is chairman of Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property.

EFCC plans rally against voter’s inducement

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has finalized plans to host a concert aimed at rallying the grassroots against voter’s inducement and raising the consciousness of Nigerians against various forms of money laundering activities.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judge’s transfer stalls commencement of Senator Saraki’s aide fraud trial

The commencement of trial of an aide to Senate President Bukola Saraki, Gbenga Makanjuola, facing charges of N3.5 billion fraud, before Justice Babs Kuewumi of a Federal High Court, Lagos, was on Thursday, stalled, following his transfer.

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EFCC hits Ghana for slush funds

As Nigeria intensifies the battle against corruption, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) takes the battle to faraway Ghana to block slush fund.
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