The planned arraignment of the Chairman of Ibeto Energy Development Company, Cletus Ibeto, failed again on Tuesday at the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja. This is the fourth time the arraignment has failed as the defendant once again failed to show up in court. His legal team, led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a man, Oladipo Jimoh and his firm, Barma Energy, for allegedly stealing $60,334.59 belonging to Vale Blue Limited on Tuesday. Jimoh was arraigned before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja Lagos on a two-count charge of stealing. The EFCC disclosed this in […]

Parents of the freed students of the Obafemi Awolowo University on Friday demanded an immediate clearance of their children’s names, biometrics and pictures from the records of the Economic Financial Crime Commission. They also demanded an apology for what they termed as an unlawful clampdown on their wards from the anti-graft agency. This followed the […]

Justice O. Adeniji of the High Court in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the immediate and unconditional release of the immediate past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, from the custody of the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge gave the order following a motion ex parte taken […]

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife said it was meeting the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission following the arrest of 69 suspected Internet fraudsters, many of whom are students of the university. Fifty eight of the students were later released late Wednesday. Officials of the EFCC in a midnight raid stormed […]

Over 70 students of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife Osun State were reportedly arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in a midnight raid on hostels outside the campus. Multiple sources in Ile-Ife confirmed to our correspondent on Wednesday morning that the officials, around 2 a.m., stormed the Fine Touch and Superb hostels […]

The immediate-past Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdurasheed Bawa, has been released five months after detention. The newsmen gathered that the former anti-corruption czar was released on Wednesday night. The newsmen recall that Bawa was arrested by the Department of State Service (DSS) on June 14, 2023, hours after his suspension […]

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Ola Olukoyede and Mohammed Hamajoda as the Chairman and Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, respectively. Also confirmed along with the duo was Halima Shehu, as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Social Investment Programme Agency (NSIPA). Olukoyede was named acting chairman of […]

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court Abuja has fixed August 30, 2023, to deliver judgment on the suit by a former Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, seeking to stop an investigation against him.   In the amended originating summons marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/753/2023 the State Security Service; Nigeria Police Force; Independent Corrupt Practices and […]

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has dismissed the case against the former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.   The court described the EFCC’s charges of fraud and abuse of office as an abuse of judicial process.   The presiding judge, Justice Yusuf Halilu, premised […]

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