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Tag Archives: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

Seized $2.8m: EFCC Was Too Overzealous”- Company Writes CBN

A private company, Bankers Warehouse Limited has protested the arrest and parade of its staff by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC. In a letter dated December 21, 2018 addressed to the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria titied ” EFCC CONFISCATION OF GOOD IN TRANSIT WITH BANKERS WAREHOUDE, the company faulted the action of the anti-graft ... Read More »

EFCC Nabs Lebanese with $2.1m, other Currencies in Abuja

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday made huge catch with its zero tolerance for money laundering when it arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese with $2,104,936 millon United States dollar cash at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The trafficker, whose stocks would have adversely affected the economy, also had in his luggage £163, 740 ... Read More »

EFCC says that it doesn’t have time to argue with Dasuki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will not join words with the embattled National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki over allegations that the EFCC is subjecting him to media trial and as such he may not get fair hearing from the court. The Spokesperson for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, told Channels Television on Monday evening that Colonel Dasuki ... Read More »

Long time coming?: EFCC gives Tompolo a week to turn himself in

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has given former Niger Delta militant leader, Mr Government Ekpemupolo a.k.a Tompolo one week to appear before the Commission on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos or risk being declared wanted. In a letter from the EFCC, the Commission says it is investigating Tompolo for unclear dealings involving the sale of parcels of land worth ... Read More »

Lamorde wants Court to stop Senate probe

Immediate past chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, has sued the Senate and three others at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja over the summons issued on him to appear before the Senate over alleged corruption. In a suit filed through his counsel, Festus Keyamo, Lamorde joined Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition, the Inspector General ... Read More »

Buhari still has plans to prosecute Jonathan’s men and he will begin after this is done

The absence of an Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice has been identified as what is delaying the prosecution of ex-government officials who served under the Goodluck Jonathan administration and their accomplices in the private sector for corruption charges. A presidency source, who confirmed this to ThisDay, noted that preliminary investigations had enabled the Buhari administration ... Read More »

EFCC is a house of fraud, Lamorde’s accuser tells Senate

  The clean image of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), suffered a major hit when Mr. George Uboh, a business man who had written a petition to the Senate against the agency’s Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde made an appearance to defend his allegations.    Mr. Uboh in his submission stated that infact the EFCC runs a very ... Read More »

Super civil servant Stephen Oronsaye for trial over N1.9b contract fraud

Super civil servant, former Head of Service of the Federation and member. NNPC Board Mr. Stephen Oronsaye is in trouble over an alleged N1.9billion fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC arrested, interrogated and has dragged Mr. Oronsaye before Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court in Abuja ‎over his alleged complicity in money laundering and contract scam. ... Read More »

Ex-Governor Nyako fails in attempt to block EFCC arrest

Former Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako might soon be getting a knock from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as an Abuja Federal High Court on Monday refused to grant an application seeking a restraining order against the anti-graft agency. Nyako had filed a motion ex-parte, seeking an interim injunction restraining the EFCC, Inspector-General of Police and the Department ... Read More »

14 foriegners in soup as EFCC drags them to court over oil bunkering charges

14 foreigners are in hot water as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dragged them to a Lagos Federal High Court court over allegations of illegal oil bunkering. The men, alongside three companies were arraigned before Justice Ibrahim Buba on a 4-count charge bordering on conspiracy and illegal dealing in petroleum products. In a statement released by its ... Read More »