Tag Archives: EFCC

Ex-FIRS Boss Babatunde Fowler Reportedly Arrested Over Fraud Allegations

Babatunde Fowler, a former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, has been reportedly arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the N100 billion tax evasion allegations levelled against a tax firm, Alpha Beta Consulting. According to Punch, Fowler, was invited for the interrogation on Monday after Alpha Beta Consulting’s ex-Managing Director and…

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Petition To Probe Tinubu Receives Over 16,000 Signatures

The internet is less than pleased about All Progressives Congress leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yet again as a petition on Change.Org demanded him to be investigated has garnered over 16,000 signatures. Titled, ‘Calling on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate Bola Tinubu for contravening the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act of 2011, by having bullion vans ferry alleged large…

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NDDC Probe: EFCC Reportedly Launches Investigation Into Akpabio, Pondei

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly launched an investigation into the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio and acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei over the allegations of financial recklessness in the commission. The EFCC revealed the latest update in an invitation letter addressed to activist Deji Adeyanju-led…

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EFCC’s Ibrahim Magu Denies All Allegations Against Him, Maintains Innocence

Embattled Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has denied all the allegations leveled against him, claiming them as untrue and a calculated attempt to tarnish his name. In his defense document obtained by Channels Television on Thursday, the suspended acting EFCC chairman gave a detailed response and defense of the petitions and accusations. He insisted that…

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Court Orders Diezani To Return For Alleged Money Laundering Trial

An ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has been summoned by a Federal High Court in Abuja for an arraignment on money laundering charges filed against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu made the order in a ruling on an ex parte application shortly after it was moved by the…

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Alleged Fraud: Social Media Star, Adeherself Released After Meeting Bail Conditions

Social media star, Adedamola Adewale, popularly known as Adeherself has regained freedom following her arraignment in court on a one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents. Adeherself, who has been remanded in the custody of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) since July 7, recently met all her bail conditions after Justice Sherifat Solebo granted her N500,000 bail in a ruling…

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ICYMI: Suspended EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu Released From Detention

Ibrahim Magu, the Suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been eventually released from Police custody. According to Channels Television, Mr Magu’s lawyer Toyin Ojaomo stated that the suspended EFCC boss is no longer in confinement. Earlier on Wednesday, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, asked Magu, to direct his bail…

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EFCC Opposes Bail For Social Media Star, Adeherself Over Alleged Fraud

An Ikeja Special Offences Court has been reportedly urged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) to deny Nigerian social media star, Adedamola Adewale aka Adeherself bail. Mr. Samuel Daji, the lead prosecuting counsel for the anti-graft agency, made the plea on Monday, July 13, during Adewale’s bail hearing on a charge of possession of fraudulent documents,…

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EFCC: Magu Clears Air On Vice President Osinbajo’s N4 Billion Controversy

Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has allegedly denied ever giving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo N4 billion. According to The Nation, Magu, who is under investigation by a presidential panel, was said to have made the denial when reacting to claims in the media that he transferred…

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Buhari Approves Suspension Of Ibrahim Magu As Acting EFCC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s Director of Operations Mohammed Umar as the anti-graft agency’s new overseer after the suspension of the acting chairman Ibrahim Magu. The Federal Government said Magu’s suspension is to “allow for unhindered inquiry” by the panel investigating allegations of corruption against the EFCC ex-boss. “EFCC Director of Operations,…

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