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By Adamu Abuh, Azimazi Momoh Jimoh (Abuja) and Kehinde Olatunji (Lagos) [FILES] Cross-section of traders waiting to be captured at the flag-off of TraderMoni empowerment programme at Ojuwoye market, Mushin, Lagos.<br />PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN • Atiku knocks Buhari’s anti-corruption fight• Focus on how to win votes, APC tell ex-VPThe Peoples Democratic Party […]

+ A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana, on Sunday advised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop sealing up assets belonging to suspects of financial crimes.The lawyer gave the advice in Ikeja at the presentation of ‘Compendium of High-Profile Corruption and Financial Crimes Cases in […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has barred the Nigerian Police, the EFCC  and the Department of State Security Service, (DSS) from searching houses belonging to Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers. Wike had in 2017, approached the court seeking an order of injunction restraining the IGP, the Police, the EFCC […]

+ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting over 103 high-profile cases. At least six of the cases were filed 10 years ago. Why are the trials still pending in courts? ROBERT EGBE asks.Criminal trials lasting several years are not peculiar to the Nigerian judicial system. In India, […]

The dollars found in Osborne apartment Ikoyi house. A whistle blower exposed the moneyRazaq Babs with agency reportThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed the reason why the man who exposed the $43.5 million, £27,800 and N23.2 million found at an apartment on Osborne Towers Ikoyi, Lagos has […]

(By Wole Balogun, SUN NEWS ONLINE –  ADO-EKITI) Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has described the judgment of the Ado-Ekiti Federal High Court declaring as illegal the freezing of his bank accounts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a welcome development. The governor, who stated this in Ado-Ekiti […]

By Onozure Dania Lagos—Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday granted leave to wife of Nigeria Ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, to amend her civil suit. EFCC boss Magu and Patience Jonathan.Her lawyer, Chief Ifedayo Adedipe (SAN) told the court that he had filed a motion […]

Damilola Oyedele in Abuja The rivalry between law enforcement agencies in the country reared its head thursday, when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said the Department of State Services (DSS) had no business raiding and arresting judges, as corruption does not constitute a threat to national security. The […]

From Fred Itua, AbujaTo buoy President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft crusade, the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption, has commenced a nationwide visit to agencies handling graft-related cases.Committee chairman, Chukwuka Utazi, who led other members to Enugu State, yesterday, said the purpose of the unannounced visits to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission […]

The Federal Government yesterday filed a nine-count charge of funds diversion against the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Ahmed Saleh and two other officials of the court. It accused them of diverting, among others, about N2.2 billion belonging to the court. The others are Muhammed Abdulrahman Sharif and Rilwanu […]