President Buhari Sends Condolence Message To EFCC Secretary, Olukoyede

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sent a condolence message to the family of the Secretary to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ola Olukoyede, over the death of his mother Mrs Moroluke Marian Fakoyede. The President through his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said, “The President condoles with family members, friends and Mrs Fakoyede’s close associates over […]

EFCC Releases List Of 13 Yahoo Boys Arrested In Enugu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released a list containing the names of thirteen (13) suspects who were arrested through the intelligent effort of the Nigeria’s anti-graft agency. AN24 News reports that the suspects were arrested at their residence in Lomalinda Extension area of Maryland, Enugu state. Those names of the arrested suspects […]

Buhari Directs EFCC, NIA To Investigate UK Court’s $9.6bn Judgment

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the National Intelligence Agency and the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to conduct a thorough investigation into the activities of the Process and Industrial Developments Limited which was recently asked by a United Kingdom court to seize $9.6bn in Nigerian assets. The development was […]

Atiku Reveals Why Buhari Is Desperate To Silence Obasanjo

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says the Buhari administration is desperate to accuse ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo of a crime so as to silence him. In a statement issued on Monday, Atiku’s media office said the inclusion of Obasanjo’s name in the list of tax defaulters by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) was to blackmail him. […]

N9.9bn Fraud: No Cause For Alarm Over EFCC’s ‘Raid’ Says Ambode

Former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has urged his supporters to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no cause for alarm over the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) house search. Ambode, in a statement by his media aide, Mr. Habib Aruna, spoke on the backdrop of a search by the Economic and Financial Crimes […]

Oyo-Ita Absent As President Buhari Opens Retreat For Ministers-Designate

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all his new ministers-designate to live up to the responsibilities ahead of them. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that the President stated this during the opening of a 2-day Presidential Retreat for all the ministers-designate, presidential aides and other top government functionaries. According to President Buhari, in line with the efforts […]

Power Project: SERAP Backs EFCC’s Probe Of Obasanjo Govt’s

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation […]

Nigeria’s Economy Can Not Grow Says Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has declared that Nigeria’s economy cannot grow due to corruption. Magu, while addressing 328 EFCC Detectives Superintendent cadet-trainees in Kaduna at the weekend, stressed that the menace of corruption was a big problem in the country. Represented by EFCC Training Academy Commandant, Professor […]

Court Freezes N9.9 Billion Bank Accounts Linked To Ambode

The Federal High Court through Justice Chuka Obiozor on Tuesday ordered the freezing of three bank accounts allegedly linked to the Lagos State government and former governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that Justice Chuka Obiozor ordered the temporary freezing of the accounts, domiciled in Zenith Bank, Access Bank, and First City Monument Bank, […]

WAEC Result: Reno Omokri Condemns EFCC For Arresting Yahoo Boys Over Buhari

A former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has compared President Muhammadu Buhari to Yahoo Boys while reacting to the controversies surrounding his West African Examination Council certificate. Omokri condemned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for arresting Yahoo Boys who use fake details to extort their victims but overlooks Buhari, whom he […]

Osinbajo Gets Tough On AMCON Top 20 Debtors

The Vice President of the federal republic of Nigeria Professor Yemi Osinbajo has charged the newly set up four main antigraft agencies to go after top 20 debtors on the list of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). According to a statement released by Laolu Akande, the vice president’s spokesman, the federal government said […]

InterPol: Magu Expresses Concern Over UK’s Slow Action On Diezani

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has expressed sadness over the slow pace of action from the government of United Kingdom, (UK) on the corruption case, involving former Petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Diezani, who is in UK is being prosecuted by the UK government on issues of corruption, […]