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Nigerians react to the re-arrest of Fani-Kayode

There has been great buzz on social media following the re-arrest of former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode. Fani Kayode was re-arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, October 21. Following the arrest, Nigerians have been reacting furiously, especially in the light of accussations darted at the...

Patience Jonathan will be punished if found guilty– EFCC vows to sanitise country

The anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has maintain its stance on the case of former first lady, Patience Jonathan, to jail her if she is found guilty of corrupt charges levelled against her. The statement came from the EFCC Deputy of Operation, Mr. Iliyasu Kwarbai, after he...

N255m bulletproof cars scandal: Court fails to stop Stella Oduah’s arrest

A Federal High Court in Abuja has thrown out an application filed before it by a former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah. Oduah had in an application prayed for an order to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the police from arresting and investigating her over allegations leveled...

How Jonathan’s aide gave me $4m cash inside Aso Rock – EFCC witness

A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Mr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, on Monday disclosed how he changed millions of dollars to naira for the accused. Dudafa was the Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan. He and two other persons are facing money laundering charges. The witness, a Bureau De...

Defection: Dariye is looking for soft landing, escape from EFCC – PDP Chieftain

More reactions have continued to trail the defection of Senator Joshua Dariye of the PDP to the ruling APC, as a PDP Chieftain in Plateau State, Chief Alexander Mwolwus on Saturday described his decamping to APC as a “sham” and an attempt to escape prosecution by anti-graft agencies. It would...

Pro-Patience Jonathan protest was a rented crowd – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) says it strongly denounces the Port Harcourt protest in solidarity with former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, over her investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. It said the protest by some youths was, ”diversionary, unethical and unpatriotic. Those who organized it can better...

EFCC is a law abiding agency, Zonal Head tells protesters

The South South Zonal head of the EFCC, Ishaq Salilu, today, September 23, 2016 told a group of protesters under the aegis of “Coalition of Civil Rights Organisations, Concerned Youths and the Ijaw Nation Worldwide,” who thronged the Port Harcourt zonal office of the Commission that, the EFCC is...

Defreeze my accounts in 14 days- Patience Jonathan tells EFCC  

Former First lady, Patience Jonathan, has issued a 14-day ultimatum starting from September 18th to the EFCC to defreeze the $15m found in the accounts of four companies she has links with or face legal action. Patience Jonathan last week claimed ownership of the money found in the accounts and...

Budget Padding: SERAP begs court to compel EFCC to probe Dogara, others

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has filed a suit before an Abuja Federal High Court seeking an injunction that will compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate all those involved in the alleged padding of the 2016 budget. Recall that former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee...

EFCC wants to steal my money – Patience Jonathan

•Accuses anti-graft agency of using mercenaries to plead guilty in court •Ex-First Lady may forfeit N6.3bn propery Former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, yesterday accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of using mercenaries in court to plead guilty on her behalf. She said the anti-graft agency was plotting to...

EFCC seizes N500million houses from Alison-Madueke

Another asset of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke worth over N500million has been confiscated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A source said the property is believed to be at Frederick Chiluba Close in Asokoro District in Abuja. “The asset is now placed under interim forfeiture until...

Falae links Jonathan to N100m election funds scam …tenders email to EFCC as evidence

  A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has submitted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission an email correspondence between him and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih. Falae tendered the email as an evidence in the...

Interest on loot recovered from ex-IG, Alams hits N1.9bn –EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Sunday said as of March 2015, it had realised N1,956,007,974 as interest on the loot recovered from convicted former Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Tafa Balogun; the late former Governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, and other prominent Nigerians. The EFCC further revealed that...

Alleged N1.2billion Transaction: EFCC makes bold move against Obanikoro

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has taken a bold step against Senator Musiliu Obanikoro’s daughter by freezing one of her accounts following investigations conducted into her alleged involvement in a scam running into about N1.2 billion. The EFCC revealed that Obanikoro’s daughter, Shalewa was involved in an account...

I ‎will neither join APC nor bow to Buhari – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has vowed not to bow to the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a post on his Facebook page on Sunday, Fani-Kayode said an individual made a comment he found offensive. He (the individual) quoted me as saying the following: “I think what...

What I did with Dasuki’s money – Okupe

FORMER Senior Special Assistant to the ex- president Goodluck Jonathan on public affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, Sunday explained why was paid various sums of money from the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) Okupe also took a swipe at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for leaking...

EFCC seizes N1.350b properties from Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized six choice properties allegedly acquired by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State with stolen public funds. The duplexes, estimated at N1.350billion include four in Lagos and two in Abuja. According to the Nation,they were allegedly acquired for him by his associate, Abiodun...

Trouble for EFCC as Fayose’s ally slams N500million suit against it

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose’s ally, Abiodun Agbele who was picked up by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in connection with illegal funds from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA has slammed anti-graft agency, EFCC with a N500 million suit. The presiding judge over the...

Fani-Kayode meets bail conditions; awaits EFCC to verify his release

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has met all the conditions for his bail and has submitted relevant documents to the Federal High Court in Lagos. His media adviser in a statement sent to FELLOW PRESS Monday evening said “We are now waiting for the EFCC to verify the documents after...

I’ve N300m in my Zenith account–Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has confirmed an allegation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that he had N300m in one of his accounts in Zenith Bank with number 9013074033. The governor’s Special Adviser on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said this in a series of...

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