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2019: EFCC tracking campaign funds for political parties, election fraud

•Begins with Osun guber election  Senator Iroegbu  As preparations for the 2019 general election enters the home stretch, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has embarked on tracking of campaign financing of political parties in Nigeria. The Acting Chairman of EFCC in a statement on Friday by the Commission's Head of Media

EFCC places Gov Fayose on criminal watch list

•Asks customs to stop him leaving the country Jude Johnson The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has placed the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on the watch list. Fayose is of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of the fiercest critics of President Muhammadu Buhari led

EFCC denies raid on standard chartered bank

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied the purpoted raid on the standard chartered bank headquarters by its officials. Officials of the commission reportedly raided the bank on friday. However,  spokesperson of the commission Wilson Uwujaren in a statement said that there was no raid in the banks by

2019: Nigeria away from the precipe

Jaja Jasper     The 27th of August 2018, marked an ignoble anniversary – 33 years since a brutal military cabal ruling Nigeria with an iron fist was ousted from power by its brothers-in-arms. The failures of leadership the coupists highlighted then, as contained in the speech read by Brigadier Joshua Nimyel Dogonyaro,

Magu blasts SAN for receiving N1.7bn legal fee

The acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has slammed some Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) for allegedly  frustrating the anti-corruption war by collecting outrageous legal fee from defendants. He said these SANs knowingly supplied the technical know-how and helping in the dispersal of the proceeds

Zenith Bank MD in EFCC net over suspicious withdrawal of N117b by Rivers govt

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has grilled the Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Peter Olisamedua Amangbo over alleged N117b suspicious transactions by the Rivers state government in the past three years. Amangbo allegedly confessed that the bank raked in N5.2billion as charges on the transactions and that the sums were

Alleged Embezzlement: Vested interests trying to discredit military’s counter-terrorism efforts-DHQ

•Blames one Idris Ahmed as sponsor of campaign of calumny •Urge troops to disregard the 'false message'   Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has dismissed the allegations by some soldiers accusing Army Generals of embezzling allowances meant for the troops and nearly N10bn counter terrorism fund, as a mischievous efforts of some vested

EFCC, INTERPOL partner against human trafficking, migrant smuggling

Jude Johnson  The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has pledged the Commission’s support towards successful hosting of the 6th Global Conference on Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling scheduled to hold between September 24 and 25, 2018 in Abuja. Magu made the pledge on Thursday, while