Suspect in ghost workers’ syndicate has 200 bank accounts – EFCC

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Wednesday, told an Abuja High Court that one of the nine suspects docked over allegations of inserting several ghost workers on the payroll of the Federal Government operated about 200 different accounts with banks in Abuja, while another has over 50 houses. The defendants— Dayo, […]

EFCC alleges plot to frame Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot to frame its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, with ownership of assets abroad. Spokesman for the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Wednesday that “shadowy interests at the receiving end” of the agency’s anti-corruption campaign were behind […]

Breaking: EFCC, ICPC to investigate sacked Babachir, Oke – Presidency

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE presidency has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, will go ahead to investigate the sacked Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal and former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, […]

N918m fraud: EFCC held me in underground cell on ‘orders from above’ — Defendant

By Onozure Dania & Joel Chukwuma Lagos—ONE Pastor Nsikakabasi Akpan-Jacobs, who was arraigned for allegedly defrauding Mrs Titi Atiku, the wife of former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, of N918 million, has alleged that he was detained for three weeks by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja on Mrs Atiku’s instructions. Akpan-Jacobs revealed this […]

EFCC seals Maina’s $2 m Abuja mansion; closes in on him

…as fugitive avoids new office, switches off 3 lines, disappears again Maina By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Wanted fugitive, Abdulrasheed Maina, may have gone underground again, barely a few days after being surreptitiously smuggled into the Federal Civil Service as an acting Director in the Ministry of Interior, raising concerns about the anti-corruption war […]