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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has instituted a probe into the activities of a syndicate ripping Nigerians off under the guise of safeguarding their nomination for President Muhammadu Buhari’s next cabinet.
As President Muhammadu Buhari begins his second term, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged him to step up the anti-corruption crusade by making it more effective and holistic.
Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Friday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the release of the $5.7m and N2.4bn seized from her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested four suspected fraudsters for an alleged involvement in internet crimes.
Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Onuoha Danhessy Akachuku to three months imprisonment, for defrauding an American, Maria Jose Alvarez of the sum of $5,260 in a failed online romance deal.
President General of Enugu-Ngwo Town Union, Mr. John Enwu, has been quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged misappropriation of over N200m belonging to the community.
President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised that security is very dear to the Federal government, adding that it should not be left alone for the government to deal with, just as he commended Governor Rochas Okorocha for his contributions to security matters.
Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Civil Society Organisation, Niger Delta Transformation Forum, has called on the National Assembly (NASS), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other law enforcement agencies of government to probe the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, for corrupt activities.
A Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday,, fixed May 31, for hearing in a motion filed by embattled Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, challenging her trial in the court.
Witnesses: Abdulrasheed Maina opened three accounts where ”unspecified amounts” were lodged in Fidelity Bank...
Two witnesses in the trial of Stephen Oronsaye, former Head of Service of the Federation, alleged that a brother of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), opened three accounts where ”unspecified amounts” were lodged in Fidelity Bank Plc.
Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Nigerian artistes and comedians to join the anti-graft agency in the fight against corruption, particularly internet fraud, and to lend their voices to the commission’s anti-corruption fight.
According to the commission, it has no knowledge and involvement in the act as it revealed that the impostors, parading themselves as operatives of the Commission, mount road blocks in areas such as Victoria Island, Lekki and Festac Town, and extorting money from unsuspecting members on the allegation that they are suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo boys.’
Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after musicians.
Two former chairmen of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, Adesina Ogunlana and Yinka Farounbi; and a former treasurer of the branch, Mrs Aderinola Kappo were on Wednesday arraigned for allegedly defrauding the association of N20 million.
A Federal High Court in Apo has fixed October 3, for the arraignment of the former Minister of Petroleum, Deziani Alison-Madueke, on five-counts bordering on conspiracy and illegal act of accepting and giving gratifications.
The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.
The Igbo Movement in Lagos State has thrown its weight behind the Lagos governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on his plan to run an inclusive government, pledging to work with him to ensure the success of his administration.
Nasarawa state government has commissioned a newly completed 115 rooms liaison office complex in Abuja.
The transition committee which the Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, constituted to review the activities of the outgoing government and suggest the constitution and running of his own government, has recommended the training and establishment of youths in gainful employment as a way to turn the state into ‘Japan of the North.’
An advocacy-based Civil Society Organization, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption (MIIVOC), has thrown its weight behind the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) over its directive on the management of local government funds.
Exactly five days to the swearing in of politicians who emerged victorious in the 2019 general election, the supreme court delivered a judgement that shook the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.
Veteran Ghanaian coach Joseph Emmanuel 'JE' Sarpong wants Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan to offer an apology to national team boss James Kwasi Appiah after rescinding a decision to retire from international duty.
Super Falcons’ defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France.
Chairman of Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, has lauded the Supreme Court for the decision it took on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State.