Tag archive for ‘EFCC’
By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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N2.5bn Digital Switchover: HURIWA threatens to drag NBC to EFCC

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has threatened to drag the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over if it could not explain More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Alleged N30trn Revenue Scam: Senate to hand firms to EFCC for prosecution

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday said arrangements were in the pipeline to hand to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for prosecution. all the companies found culpable in its investigation into More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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N10bn SURE-P Fraud: Why we re-arrested Permanent Secretary, Onubuogo, around court premises

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arrested a Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Illoh Onubuogo moments after a Federal high court sitting More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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N450m Slush Fund: Diezani Alison-Madueke storms court, attempts to stall corruption trial of ex-minister, SAN

·         Says trial cant proceed except she is joined ·         Says EFCC lied to say she was at large A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, who was fingered More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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EFCC arrests Fayose’s finance commissioner, accountant general

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arrested the Commissioner for Finance and the Accountant General of Ekiti State over fraud related offences. The two principal officers of the state More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Why we didn’t interrogate Diezani in UK –EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that it could not interrogate immediate past Minister of Petroleum Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, in the United Kingdom, over various graft allegations More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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EFCC arrests computer and information science graduate for tax fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected Internet fraudster, Ake Oluseun, for tax fraud The 30-year-old suspect, who is a graduate of Computer and Information Science, was arrested More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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EFCC applauds CJN’s plan to prioritise corruption cases in courts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended recent move by the judiciary to prioritise corruption and financial crime cases brought before it. The commendation is in a statement by Spokesman More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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$1.6bn Fraud Trial: Abuja court hits EFCC, strikes out Alison-Madueke’s name from suit

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday struck out one of the eight counts in the $1.6billion fraud trial of the Chairman of Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept (AEDC) Nigeria Limited, Mr. Jide Omokore, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Expose me if I’m corrupt, Magu dares media

Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), ‎Ibrahim Magu, has dared the media to expose him if he is corrupt. Magu who threw the challenge claimed that civil actions such as agitations More...