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Court grants EFCC’s request to freeze Bauchi account

A federal high court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freeze the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) operational account number: 0998552074 of the Bauchi state government. Taiwo Taiwo, the judge, urged the EFCC to put the party concern on notice

Magu decorates NYSC DG anti-corruption ambassador

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has conferred on the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the honour of ‘Anti-Corruption Ambassador’. The anti-graft agency boss awarded the newly appointed NYSC DG with the prestigious award on Monday when

Court grants N5m bail to Galaxy transport boss

Jude Johnson The Presiding Judge of FCT High Court on Kwali Division, Justice Simon Venchek Gaba, has granted a bail application for Mr. Babagana Abba Dalori, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Galaxy Transport and Construction Limited. Dalori was accused of alleged fraud of running a Ponzi scheme in the

EFCC denies arresting Rochas Okorocha

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied the arrest of the immediate past governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha. The anti-graft agency spokesperson, Tony Oriade, said the report is “fake news”. Some local news platforms reported that the anti-graft agency operatives on Thursday evening stormed Ogboko to arrest Okorocha, his

Breaking: EFCC reportedly storms Okorocha’s home 

Jude Johnson The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly stormed the Ogboko hometown of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Mr. Rochas Okorocha. EFCC is yet to confirm the report but a source privy to the development said the operatives of the anti-graft agency went to arrest Okorocha, his

Illegal oil bunkering: Navy hands over 22 suspects, vessels to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy has handed over two motor vessels,Large Wooden (Cotonou) Boat and 22 crew allegedly involved in illegal oil bunkering to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Benin Zonal Office, Edo State for further investigation and possible prosecution. This was disclosed in a statement by Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman. According to

Top 10 security related reports in Nigeria | 21.5.19

1. COUP SCARE: NO EVIDENCE DOCUMENT REFERENCED BY NIGERIAN MILITARY, SSS EXISTS The circulation of a document which allegedly called for a coup to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari appeared to have been exaggerated by the Nigerian government and security agencies, PREMIUM TIMES can report after efforts to obtain it fell through.

Why we froze N5bn Imo funds because of Okorocha – EFCC

•Says outgoing governor spent too much during elections     Jude Johnson  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has explained why it froze N5bn funds belonging to the Imo State Government because Governor Rochas Okorocha. According to the anti-graft agency,  Okorocha was spending too much money in a suspicious manner during the general elections.   The EFCC’s