EFCC

Perception of Nigeria's Fight Against Corruption Improves - Study

Perception of Nigeria's Fight Against Corruption Improves - StudyAlthough the Buhari administration has made the fight against corruption a priority, …

Lagos State

Nigeria:Exclusive - the Untold Security, Intelligence Conundrum of the Buhari Administration

[Premium Times] One week into the new year, Tuesday, January 9, the air in Abuja was dry, dusty, and clammy. The nation's capital was sluggishly …

Yemi Osinbajo

Aso Rock Villa, the seat of the Nigerian Presidency, was, on penultimate Sunday, thrown into a panic, following an alarm by Mr. Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, that he was about to be arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr Kyari, who has been named in a number of corruption cases, said sources, told, Presidency officials that his residence at Defence House in Abuja was ordered invaded by Mr. Ibrahim Magu, Acting EFCC Chairman.

Aso Rock Villa, the seat of the Nigerian Presidency, was, on penultimate Sunday, thrown into a panic, following an alarm by Mr. Abba Kyari, Chief of …

Nigeria

Nigeria:EFCC Director, Olowonihi, Sues Magu, Commission Over Suspension, Demotion

[This Day] A Director and Former Commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Academy, Mr. Ayo Peter Olowonihi, has dragged the …

Nigeria: Saraki, Kanu, Dasuki, Other Top Court Cases Expected in 2018

Bukola Saraki, Nnamdi Kanu, Sambo Dasuki, as well as the Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.<p>The expected return of Senate President Bukola Saraki to …

The Federal High Couri in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered permanent forfeiture of the sum of N664m, $137,680.11, belonging to a former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Labor and Productivity, Mr. Clement Illoj Onubuogo, to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The Federal High Couri in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered permanent forfeiture of the sum of N664m, $137,680.11, belonging to a former permanent secretary …

Citizen Journalism

Nigeria: Top 20 Nigeria Viral Social Media Moments of 2017

Daniella Okeke., Apostle Suleman and Stephanie Otobo.<p>The outgoing 2017 has been such an interesting year so far. From goofs, controversies to …

Viral

African Press Review 23 December 2017

In Nigeria, <i>Punch</i> leads with the story that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Ngozi Olojeme.<p>She also served as the Chairwoman …

Africa

Nigerian Senate Probes Arrest of Innoson Motors Boss

Nigerian Senate Probes Arrest of Innoson Motors BossThe Senate has instructed its committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the arrest …

Breaking: EFCC releases Innocent Chukwuma, Innoson MD

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Nigeria

Nigeria's Buhari Says He'll Punish Corruption in Spy Agency

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari pledged to penalize officials involved in diverting more than $43 million cash belonging to the country’s spy …

Nigeria

The accused persons were arrested by operatives of the commission following a petition by one Ibrahim Jidda, an Operations manager of FATUHATI investment Ltd.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, December 19, arraigned the trio of Muhammed Ali, Nasiru Sirajo and Muntari Sulaiman …

Citizen Journalism

His arrest followed his refusal to honor an invitation by the Commission having earlier jumped an administrative bail granted to him in a case being investigated by the Capital Market and Insurance Fraud Unit of the Commission's Lagos office.

A well known industrialist, Innocent Chukwuma, popularly known by his company's name, Innoson, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes …

Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, December 18, arraigned one Jarret Tenebe and his company, Fenix Impex Nigeria Limited, before Justice A. S. Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama on a two-count charge of forgery.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, December 18, arraigned one Jarret Tenebe and his company, Fenix Impex Nigeria Limited, …

Citizen Journalism

Attack on Nigeria Crimes Commission Boss's Farmhouse

The home of Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, was attacked by armed men who also killed a policeman …

Nigeria

Appeal court orders retrial of top Nigerian politician

The Court of Appeal ruled that Senate president Bukola Saraki should be tried again on three charges related to false declarations of assets during …

News (South Africa)

According to Rotimi Oyedepo, prosecutor for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commissioner (EFCC), Mr. Onyeka was arrested with $1,909,140 in his possession on February 23, 2014 at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos by officers of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered a businessman, Ani Paulinus Onyeka, to forfeit to the Nigerian government $700,000 out of the …

Corruption

Nigeria: Court Unfreezes 16 Accounts Belonging to Patience Jonathan

Dame Patience Jonathan<p>An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has set aside its order made on May 30, freezing 16 accounts belonging to wife of …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Alison-Madueke 'Used Fictitious Persons to Acquire Multi-Billion Naira Assets'

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered a temporary forfeiture of two properties valued at $4.7 million (about N1.5 billion) …

Corruption

Did Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan Turn Blind Eye to Corruption?

Bukola Saraki has said that former president Goodluck Jonathan turned a blind eye to corruption while he was in the top job, with the fuel subsidy …

Nigeria

Buhari's Graft War Stumbles as Nigeria Security Agencies Quarrel

When agents of Nigeria’s financial crimes body arrived this month to arrest a former intelligence chief fired by President Muhammadu Buhari for …

Nigeria

Compliance, Corruption, and Chaos Around the World

<b>Rosneft Boss Allegedly Gave $2 Million Bribe as ‘Wine’</b>Igor Sechin, the powerful head of Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft PJSC, passed off a $2 …

Corruption

Nigeria: Saraki Accuses Anti-Graft Agencies of Looting Recovered Funds, Property

Looters.<p>Abuja — The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Tuesday accused anti-graft agencies of looting funds and property recovered from corrupt …

Nigeria

Nigeria:President Buhari, Ruling Party's Leader Attends EU-AU Summit

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja for Abidjan Tuesday, ahead of the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit, …

Nigeria

Original Ikoyi Whistleblower Heads to Court

…urges Finance Minister, EFCC to Stop Payment<p>The battle for the payment of 5 percent entitlements to the original whistleblowers of the Ikoyi loot …

Nigeria

Nigeria: EFCC Assault On Spy Chief's Home Highlights Deepening Crisis

EFCC Operatives (file photo).<p>Weeks before ordering a siege to the home of a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayodele Oke, …

Yemi Osinbajo

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

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: Court Freezes N350 Million Linked to Patience Jonathan

Patience Jonathan<p>A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Ltd, in Stanbic-IBTC bank, be …

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