Posts Tagged ‘Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’

PDP frowns at EFCC raid on Fayose’s residence over ‘Atiku money’

The Afao Ekiti residence of the immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, has been raided by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Thia was confirmed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a statement Friday evening. The party said nothing can break the will of Nigerians to vote out the All Progessives Congress […]

2019 election: Corrupt politicians buying votes with empowerment schemes, loans – EFCC

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has called on financial institutions to avoid laundering illicit funds for corrupt politicians and criminals. In a statement, the Commission’s Acting Head, Media and Publicity, Mr. Tony Orilade, in Abuja on Thursday, said Magu gave the charge during the general meeting of the […]

EFCC Raids Obanikoro’s House

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, stormed the Lagos residence of the former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro.  Although the reason for the raid was yet to be ascertained, THISDAY gathered that it might not be unconnected with the part he allegedly played during the last general elections. When contacted, […]

Fani-Kayode Officially Invited By EFCC (See The Invitation Letter)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, wrote a letter of invitation to former PDP Presidential campaign organization Spokesperson, Femi Fani-Kayode, this morning, asking him to report to their Abuja office on the morning of May 9th for a discussion. The letter is dated 6th May 2016 and signed by one Mr. Mohammed Umar Abba […]

EFCC Chairman Rejects New Money Laundering Bill

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday rejected the new Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill 2016 because it may prejudice President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption agenda. It said passing the bill into law now will affect Nigeria’s application for the membership of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). To the agency, the bill seeks […]

N1.5b transferred From NIMASA to Various Accounts – Witness

A Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere was yesterday told how N1.5 billion belonging to the Nigerian Maritime Administration Safety Agency (NIMASA) was allegedly laundered in accounts of various companies.Prosecution witness, Teslim Ajuwon, was testifying before Justice Raliat Adebiyi in the money laundering suit instituted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the […]