EFCC

Nigeria: #ParadisePapers - Inside the Complex Offshore World of Arik Air Founder

Arik Airline.<p>Joseph Arumemi-Ikhide, the founder of Nigeria's biggest commercial airline, Arik Air, is perhaps the country's most prolific user of …

Corruption

Nigeria:Court Freezes N350 Million Linked to Patience Jonathan

(Photo: The Guardian)A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Ltd, in Stanbic-IBTC bank, …

Corruption

A yet-to-be identified buyer has paid $36million for the luxury penthouse at the One57 tower in New York formerly owned by wanted Nigerian oilman Kola Aluko. Quoting Bloomberg, Curbed reported that the 79th floor apartment was sold at a foreclosure auction. The transaction means a $15m loss on the property. The oil magnate wanted in Nigeria by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for fraudulent oil deals estimated at $1.5 billion, bought the apartment in 2014 for $51 million.

A yet-to-be identified buyer has paid $36million for the luxury penthouse at the One57 tower in New York formerly owned by wanted Nigerian oilman …

Real Estate

Nigeria: Senate to Publish Names of Companies Involved in Alleged Revenue Scam

Nigerian Senate<p>The Senate says it is set to publish names of companies found culpable in investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the …

Nigeria:Lamido Is Suffering From Intellectual, Moral Bankruptcy - Presidency

(Photo: Premium Times)The Presidency, Sunday, said that the attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari by the former governor of Jigawa State and …

Muhammadu Buhari

African press review 13 November 2017

Rural South Africa is gripped by a severe water crisis caused by drought, theft and graft. Nigeria launches a massive recruitment operation to beef …

Africa

Nigerian court seizes sacked spy chief's 'cash flat'

A picture taken on October 3, 2015 shows cash and banknotes recovered. Acting on a tip-off, agents from Economic and Financial Crimes Commission …

News (South Africa)

Nigeria:Whistle Blower On Ikoyi Money Now a Millionaire - Anti-Graft Agency

(Photo: Daily Trust)The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says the "young man" who blew the whistle on the massive stash of money recovered …

African press review 10 November 2017

Robert Mugabe's vendetta against his former deputy offers Zimbabweans a golden chance to reclaim their country.<p>We begin in Zimbabwe, where the papers …

Africa

Nigerian Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Ikoyi Property

Nigerian Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Ikoyi PropertyThe property is where the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission recovered U.S.$43.4 …

An operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdullahi Lawal, has told Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja how Justice Ngozi Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia hides eight phones under her clothe to prevent EFCC officers from seeing them.

An operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdullahi Lawal, has told Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja how Justice …

Corruption

Nigeria:Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Ikoyi Property Where $43.3 Million Was Found

(Photo: Premium Times)Justice Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the temporary forfeiture to the Federal Government of …

Corruption

Nigeria: We Don't Arrest People, We Only Win Elections - Ruling Party

The ruling All Progressives Congress has told the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to leave it out of the travails of its members who have issues …

Nigeria: Jersey Island Gives Conditions for Return of U.S.$300 Million Abacha Loot

Sani Abacha<p>The government of Jersey Island insists that the Abacha loot would not be released to Nigeria if a third party representation is brought …

Nigeria

Nigeria:Anti-Graft Agency Arraigns 29 Beninese Over Alleged Oil Bunkering

(Photo: Premium Times)LagosJustice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday remanded 29 citizens of Benin Republic in …

With such friends Buhari needs no enemies

Dele Sobowale<p>“What does corrupting time not diminish?” Horace, 65-8 BC.<p>Civilian President Buhari, in 2017, the expected dragon-slayer, who developed …

Nigeria

Kennedy Izuagbe, a Lagos businessman and one of the fronts used by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to launder funds, has filed an application at the Federal High Court in Lagos to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting and prosecuting him.

Kennedy Izuagbe, a Lagos businessman and one of the fronts used by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to launder funds, has filed an application at …

Corruption

Maina fights back, alleges £6m pension loot in London accounts

Abdulrasheed Maina<p><b>• Says N5.32b stolen in HoS, police pension offices monthly<br>• Afenifere, Onaiyekan want govt to go beyond sacking</b><p>The embattled …

Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today closed its case against Mansur Ali Mashi, a member of the House of Representatives, representing Mashi Dutsi Federal Constituency of Katsina State and a former bank manager, Zainab Rufai Yusuf.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today closed its case against Mansur Ali Mashi, a member of the House of Representatives, representing …

Citizen Journalism

Nigeria:Ghost Workers - Nigerian Govt Charges Nine Suspects

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday arraigned nine suspects for allegedly being responsible for several …

Nigeria

Africa:Rescuing Africa From the Jaws of Corruption

[This is Africa] The fight against corruption in Africa has been slow and arduous. So, when the African Union marked the first African …

Africa

Nigeria: Wanted Maina's Governorship Campaign Posters Flood Abuja, Kaduna

Maina campaign<p>Wanted ex-Chairman of Presidential Task Force on Pensions reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, may have gone underground but his political …

Nigeria

Interpol Speaks On Ex-Pension Boss Maina's 'Arrest Warrant'

Interpol Speaks On Ex-Pension Boss Maina's 'Arrest Warrant'Interpol has issued fresh warrants for the arrest of the former chairman of the …

Nigeria

Malabu Oil Deal: Nigerian Govt Recovers U.S.$85 Million From UK

Premium Times, 26 October 2017<p>The Attorney General of Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has revealed that negotiation with …

Nigeria: Ex-President Jonathan Speaks On Maina's Return

Abdulrasheed Maina.<p>Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday pushed back against "absurd" attempts by the President Muhammadu Buhari …

Nigeria

Drama For Ex-Pension Boss as Anti-Graft Body Seals his Properties

Drama For Ex-Pension Boss as Anti-Graft Body Seals his PropertiesThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that it has sealed off six …

Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian Senate Probes Etisalat's U.S.$1.2 Billion Debt

Etisalat Nigeria, now called 9Mobile, took out a syndicated loan from 13 Nigerian banks but failed to make repayments earlier this year.<p>Photo: …

Nigeria

African press review 25 October 2017

Kenya's future hangs in the balance as the country awaits 11th-hour ruling by the Supreme Court as to whether Thursday's Presidential election rerun …

Africa

EFCC Seals Maina's Properties In Kaduna

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters EFCC Seals Maina's Properties In Kaduna 6 Days Ago

Citizen Journalism

Africa Live: Kenya orders Odinga sister's arrest, Nigeria university 'hires snake charmers' - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>M-Net<p>M-Net broadcasts popular South African talent show Idols among other productions<p>A South African TV channel has distanced itself from a “whites only” vacancy advertised at the company.<p>Posted online on a recruitment agency website, the advert for a job at M-Net reads:<p>M-Net has …

Africa