Tag archive for ‘EFCC’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Magu: House of Reps accuses Buhari’s govt of undermining judiciary

Ask him to go to court if not comfortable with senate decision on Magu The House of Representatives on Thursday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to seek interpretation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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N30m Bribery: Court convicts INEC official, imposes N10m fine contrary to N500,000 agreed during plea bargain

A Federal high court sitting in Lagos has convicted an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Christian Nwosu, who confessed to the court that he received N30 million from former Minister More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Why FG is probing NIA over Ikoyi $43 million— Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu on Friday disclosed that the on-going probe launched by President Muhammadu Buhari into the hidden cash discovered by EFFC More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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How ex-Gov Babangida Aliyu stole the recovered N6bn loot from Niger State treasury—Gov Bello

As EFCC proceeds against Aliyu with a 95-count charge Strong indications emerged on Friday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has proceeded against the detained former Niger State Governor, Babangida More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Whistle-blowers among weasels, by Fola Ojo

Stories told from and about Nigeria are often disheartening and dispiriting. The grotesqueness of many of these tales is capable of sparking off a pirouette in the human head; and a dazzle and rattle in fleshly More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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EFCC gets court’s interim orders to forfeit N449m found in Lagos shop to FG

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of N449, 750,000 found in an abandoned Bureau de Change shop on Victoria Island, Lagos. The trial judge, Justice Rilwan Aikawa, gave the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Kukah to EFCC: Disclose owners instead of dramatizing with discovered funds

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah on Wednesday advised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop dramatizing with recovered funds. He said if anything should be More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Patience’s $15.5m Fund: Convicted firms make u-turn, hire Ozekhome to overturn their conviction

As convicts approach Appeal Court In what appears a dramatic turn, four companies convicted by a Federal high court Lagos after pleading guilty to the offence of laundering $15.591 million allegedly belonging More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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$1.3bn Malabu Trial: I ‘ll remain a fugitive except … —Adoke, SAN

Strong indications emerged on Tuesday that the Kogi-born immediate past Attorney General of Federation, Mr Mohammed Bello Adoke, might remain a fugitive except he was able to secure some concessions from the Nigerian More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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‘How EFCC seized  funds meant for special operation from NSA’

EFCC raids Nnamdi-Ogbue’s rom safe house Abuja home, quizzes her over expropriated petrol Lawyer, family deny she owns funds and apartment NNPC confirms sack of officials over missing products In a bizarre More...