The immediate past Director-General of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council, Doyin Okupe was held by the Department of State Services(DSS) at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. DSS spokesman Peter Afunanya explained that Okupe was intercepted at Terminal 1 of the airport on Thursday morning at the instance of the Economic and Financial Crimes […]

The Federal government on Wednesday says the Whistleblower policy has lost momentum, hence the need to further strengthen the policy to support the fight against corruption. This is just as the Executive Council of the Federation approved the draft whistleblower bill for 2022, with a provision to ensure alignment with the Evidence Act. Minister of […]

Special Offences Court sitting in lkeja has remanded a former National Trustee of the National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employees, Peter Onoja in a correctional centre for alleged theft of the union’s N72.5 million. Onoja is facing a six-count charge bordering on stealing, contrary to section 287 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos […]

Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle has offered to allow the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to access and search the property, which it alleges to have found stashed with huge sums of money for laundering, through a cash payment of salaries. A statement by Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara said the move became necessary […]

The Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arraigned a former Attorney-General of Lagos State, Olasupo Shasore, SAN on a four-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of One Hundred thousand dollars. The former Attorney General was arraigned on Thursday before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC says the October 13, 2022 ruling of the Federal High Court Dutse which struck out the money laundering charges brought against a former Governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki by the Commission, does not amount to an acquittal. The Commission which said this in a statement added that […]

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has declared that former acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has been exonerated over the false claim that Pastor Emmanuel Omale of the Divine Hand of God Prophetic Ministry and his wife, Deborah laundered N573million for him. In a judgment on Tuesday, Justice Yusuf […]

By: Sade Omonisaye The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has kicked against the establishment of the National Electoral Offences Commission, insisting that the proposed legislation will result in duplication of functions by several government agencies. The Chairman of the anti-graft agency, Abdulrasheed Bawa who stated this during a public hearing on a Bill for […]

A Federal Capital Territory High court sitting in Maitama, Abuja has granted the Suspended Accountant General of the Federation, Idris Ahmed, and his co-defendants bail upon terms and conditions given by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Justice Adeyemi Ajayi in her ruling ordered that the defendants shall not leave the Federal Capital Territory, and […]

A federal high court in Abuja has granted the former governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha the permission To travel abroad to enable him to attend to his health issues. Counsel to Okorocha, Ola Olanipekun prayed the court for Seanan’s order directing the court registrar to release the international passport of the former governor which […]

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