EFCC Challenges Tambuwal’s Pardon To Corrupt Officials

EFCC Challenges Tambuwal’s Pardon To Corrupt Officials

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has challenged a pardon granted by the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, to five persons who were charged for fraud alongside a former governor of the state, Attahiru Bafarawa. The EFCC took the matter to the court of appeal seeking an order setting aside the judgment of […]

Diezani: EFCC Traces $1.5bn To Swiss Bank

Diezani: EFCC Traces $1.5bn To Swiss Bank

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced about $1.5billion, believed to be proceeds of crime to a Swiss account, as part of investigations involving former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The anti-graft agency has allegedly linked the loot to the ex-minister and four of her business associates. A source told The Nation that […]

Court Three Men For Alleged Forgery In Delta

Court Three Men For Alleged Forgery In Delta

Godwin Echilieb, and two others were yesterday arraigned at Asaba Magistrate Court in Delta State for alleged forgery and conspiracy. Police Prosecutor, Inspector John Okoh, told the court that the accused persons on October 31, 2013, forged the signature of one Frank Halim without his consent, thereby committed an offence punishable under section 476 of […]

EFCC Seizes 14 Properties Traced To Former Fct Minister, Mohammed, Son

EFCC Seizes 14 Properties Traced To Former Fct Minister, Mohammed, Son

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has confiscated some properties located in “choice areas” of Abuja traced to the immediate past Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsuddeen. Hide quoted text The anti-graft agency in a court application filed by one of its prosecutors, Ben Ikani […]

EFCC Confirms Moves To Extradite Diezani Alison-Madueke

EFCC Confirms Moves To Extradite Diezani Alison-Madueke

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, on Wednesday confirmed that plans were in place to extradite a former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Several Nigerians have called for her extradition from the UK, after different corruption allegations were levelled against her. Properties worth billions of Naira linked to her have since been forfeited to the federal government, many […]

EFCC Uncovers Patience Jonathan’s N6bn Plaza In Abuja

EFCC Uncovers Patience Jonathan’s N6bn Plaza In Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reportedly uncovered an uncompleted eight-storey building allegedly belonging to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja. The magnificent edifice, located within the Central Business District, is between the National Mosque and the Federal Secretariat, Punch reports The ex-First Lady allegedly acquired the property through […]

BREAKING: Customs Uncovers 1,100 Weapons

BREAKING: Customs Uncovers 1,100 Weapons

Operatives of the Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service,NIS have smashed a syndicate that specialised in smuggling weapons into the country, discovering 1,100 pump action riffles loaded in a 20 foot container. Briefing newsmen Monday on the seizure, Controller General of Customs, Col. Ahmeed Alli , disclosed that already a Customs officer suspected […]

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