Tag archive for ‘EFCC’
By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Corruption: DSS, EFCC clash over attempted arrest of ex-NIA DG, Ayo Oke, ex-DSS DG, Ekpeyong

Operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) on Tuesday stopped men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting sacked Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, November 11th, 2017
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Court orders interim forfeiture of Ikoyi property to FG

Justice Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the temporary forfeiture to the Federal Government of Flat 7B, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos. The property is said to have housed the sums More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Why Buhari must sack leadership of EFCC, DSS and AGF Malami—HURIWA

A pro-democracy group operating as Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his anti-corruption team for greater efficiency. A statement by the National More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Afenifere blasts EFCC over invitation to Oke, leaving out Lawal

The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has blasted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for inviting the former Director-General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayodele Oke More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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$43.5m Ikoyi Cash: EFCC summons ex-NIA DG, Oke, wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday said it has summoned former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke and his wife, Folashade, for interrogation. Oke More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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EFCC, ICPC free to go after Lawal, Oke–Presidency

The Presidency on Monday said the nation’s security agencies were free to go after  the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and the former Director-General of the National Intelligence More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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EFCC goes after Maina, reveals how he paid $2m cash for Abuja mansion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the weekend said it had dusted up its file on a wanted civil servant, AbdulRasheed Maina following his re-appearance in the country with a good job at the More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Why EFCC must pick up ex-pension boss, Maina, now—Prof Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), at the weekend requested the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC), to urgently go after the wanted ex-chairman More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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1.3bn Fraud: Appeal Court convicts ex-Kebbi Accountant-General, Dakingari, jails him for 70 years

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kebbi on Friday jailed a former Accountant -General of Kebbi State, Mohammed Arzika Dakingari, for 70 years over personal enrichment to the tune of N1.3billion. The jail term was More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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How FCDA allocates 644,162.11 square metres of Abuja land to Patience Jonathan in one fell swoop—EFCC

Detectives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have discovered that about 813, 221.7272 Square Metres of land were allocated to a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, In one fell swoop, More...