• it’s a case of judicial abuse, Saraki Accuses Buhari’s Government of playing politics

    it’s a case of judicial abuse, Saraki Accuses Buhari’s Government of playing politics0

    Former President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of judicial abuse. The EFCC had in May accused Saraki of “conspiracy, abuse of office, misappropriation of public funds, theft, and money-laundering,” consequently labelling his houses as proceeds of unlawful activities. Justice Mohammed Liman sitting at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi,

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  • JUST IN: Court declines to sack Magu as Acting EFCC Chairman

    JUST IN: Court declines to sack Magu as Acting EFCC Chairman0

    The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, declined to declare the continued stay of Mr Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as illegal and unconstitutional. However, the court, in a judgement delivered by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, said it was a mandatory requirement of the law

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  • Saraki – EFCC’s fraud allegations are false

    Saraki – EFCC’s fraud allegations are false0

    Former Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki said the allegations made against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that led to the interim forfeiture of his Ilorin home were false. “The EFCC’s claim that the Ilorin property was built by any proceed of fraud is outrightly false,” Saraki’s spokesman Yusuph Olaniyonu said in

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  • How convicted fraudster, Aroke pulls off $1m scam from Kirikiri prison

    How convicted fraudster, Aroke pulls off $1m scam from Kirikiri prison0

    A convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke who is serving a 24-year jail term at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos is again, the subject of an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged mastermind of a mega scam to the tune of over $ 100,000, 000. Aroke allegedly pulled the heist

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  • EFCC arraign father, son for alleged $108,000 fraud

    EFCC arraign father, son for alleged $108,000 fraud0

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, arraigned one John Isang and his son, Martins before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja on an amended two-count charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of $108, 000 ( One Hundred and Eight

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  • EFCC arrests impostor for using Magu’s name to blackmail NDDC Directors

    EFCC arrests impostor for using Magu’s name to blackmail NDDC Directors0

    The Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Commission on Friday October 25, 2019 arrested a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail bigwigs at the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for bribes to ‘Kill’ phantom corruption investigations. Robert Swem Terfa was arrested in Juanita Hotel,

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