Tag Archives: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

How Omokore, Diezani’s Ally Bought 23 Cars For Muazu, 25 For Secondus – Witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday presented its fifth prosecution witness, Oloyede Olawale, in a $1.6billion fraud trial involving Jide Omokore, described as an ally of former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison Madueke, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, According Vanguard. In the dock, Olawale told the…

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EFCC Arrests Former Amnesty Chief, Boroh, Seizes $9m From Residence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has detained Brig.-Gen Paul Boroh retd, the sacked Special Adviser on Niger Delta to the President as part of investigations into his tenure and seized $9 million (Nine million USD) from his Gwarimpa residence in Abuja, during a joint operation between officials of the agency and those from…

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Diezani Forfeits Two Ikoyi Luxury Penthouses To FG Following Court Order

Wednesday’s ruling of a Federal High Court has caused a former Minister of Petroleum Resources; Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke to finally forfeit two luxury penthouses in Banana Island, Ikoyi, linked her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The court, presided by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had on December 5, 2017, ordered an interim forfeiture of…

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Innoson & it’s CEO Innocent Chukwuma Withdraw Suit Against EFCC & GTBank

Innoson Nigeria Limited and its Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma have withdrawn an ex parte application they filed against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and Guaranty Trust Bank. The other defendants in the ex parte application filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos are the Federal High Court, the Attorney General…

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EFCC Arrests Ngozi Olojeme, Finance Chief of Goodluck Jonathan’s Campaign Organisation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 presidential election, over an alleged diversion of $48,485,127 from the accounts of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). Olojeme, widow to Felix Obuah, the late Chief Security Officer…

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EFCC Detains Former Secretary To Federal Government

Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, under the previous administration has been taken into custody by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city. Anyim, who had also served as President of the Senate under the Olusegun Obasanjo administration, was still being held…

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Whistle Blower Will Go Mad If We Pay Him N860M At Once – Presidency

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), says the Federal government is hesitating to pay the whistle-blower who exposed the N13 billion found in an Ikoyi, Lagos apartment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, because he might go mad after receiving his N860 million entitlement. In an interview with Punch,…

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EFCC Recovers N11.9m For Redeemed Christian Church Of God

One of the regional Ministers of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Mark Barango, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for being “an agent of transformation. He said this while receiving a sum of N11, 984, 844, 11(Eleven Million, Nine Hundred and Eighty Four Thousand,  Eight Hundred and Forty Four Naira,…

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House Of Reps Orders Arrest Of EFCC Chairman, Magu, Over Patience Jonathan

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has ordered an arrest warrant against the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu. Magu is to be brought before the Committee on November 7 to answer questions in connection with a petition by former First Lady and wife of former President…

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Over 200 INEC Officials Face EFCC Panel Over N23bn Bribe

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is currently probing its officials in 20 states for allegedly receiving bribe during the 2015 elections, adding that no fewer than 200 officials have so far been queried. About N23.29bn was purportedly doled out to INEC officials in a desperate…

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