EFCC declares ex-NSITF Chair, MD, others wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared wanted the former Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Mrs Ngozi Juliet Olejeme and the former Managing Director of the Fund, Mr Umar Munir Abubakar, wanted in an alleged case of criminal conspiracy, abuse office, diversion of public funds and money laundering. Also on […]

Gunmen invade EFCC headquarters, ‘threaten to kill top investigator’

Some gunmen attacked the head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja on Wednesday. Wilson Uwajaren, spokesman of the commission, who disclosed this in a statement hours after the incident, said the gunmen left a death note for one of the anti-graft agency’s detectives. He disclosed that the intruders could not […]

EFCC recovers N328.9b from Total, MRS, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano Office, has recovered N328,988,296,990.62 from some major oil marketers. The retail oil marketers are Conoil Plc, Total Plc, OVH Energy Plc,  Forte Oil and Gas Plc, Mobil Plc, MRS Oil Plc and NIPCO Oil Plc The recovery followed a petition against the leadership of the Nigerian National Petroleum […]

EFCC remands former OAU Acting VC, Elujoba in prison

The Osun State High Court sitting in Ede has ordered that the immediate former Acting Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Professor Anthony Elujoba be further remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The anti-graft agency had on Wednesday arrested Professor Elujoba alongside the school’s Bursar, Mrs Josephine Akeredolu […]

Buhari has resolved to work with Magu-Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says President Buhari has resolved to work with Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman to stamp out endemic corruption in the country. Osinbajo, who spoke at the inauguration of the Kaduna office of the anti graft agency on Thursday, said that those who think that they were winning in fighting […]

EFCC, Army Discover Vehicles With Loads Of Cash 

Residents of Shendam Close, off Anthony Anyaoku Street, a neighbourhood of Area 11, Abuja, were on Tuesday, treated to yet another macabre dance in discovery of huge cache of money in different parts of the country. A combined team of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the army raided three vehicles with several ‘Ghana […]

Buhari insists on Magu as EFCC chair, writes Senate again

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, asking the lawmakers to confirm the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu. Buhari’s letter was in response to the communication from the Senate on the rejection of Magu as EFCC chairman based on damning security report by the Department of State […]

SEC, EFCC sign MoU to ensure an effective policing of the capital market

In order to ensure an effective policing of the capital market, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The signing ceremony took place Wednesday at the EFCC office in Abuja. The MoU serves to among others promote the efficient investigation and conclusion […]

Former First Lady, Mrs. Jonathan petitions House of Reps

Nigeria’s House of Representatives yesterday, received a petition from the former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the petition presented to the House by Rep. Lovette Idisi, (PDP-Delta), had the Mrs. Jonathan alleging that she was being “incessantly harassed” by […]