Category Archives: EFCC

EFCC urges religious leaders to focus more on encouraging Nigerians to embrace integrity and hard-work

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has urged religious leaders to focus more on encouraging Nigerians to embrace integrity and hard-work. The EFCC boss made the plea at St. Luke Anglican Church, Lalupon, Ibadan, while addressing members of the Oyo State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria…

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Former INEC Chairman re-appears before a Federal High Court over money fraud allegations

The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission – INEC Prof. Maurice Iwu re-appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos, in answer to over one billion naira fraud allegations. Iwu is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission – EFCC on four counts bordering on the offence. He appeared before Justice…

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ICPC handed over some tractors recovered from a Bauchi senator

Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has handed over some tractors recovered from a Bauchi senator to the beneficiaries. The tractors are part of the 2015 constituency projects awarded through the Sustainable Development Goals and sponsored by the then Senator representing Bauchi Senatorial Zone, Sen. Isa Hamman Misau. The tractors were intended to…

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EFFC to partner with NYSC in order to fish out unqualified graduates currently in the scheme

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it will partner the National Youth Service Corps to fish out unqualified graduates currently in the scheme. The EFCC said it had received a request from the NYSC to check the activities of “unpatriotic Nigerians who sell their certificates to unqualified graduates to be able to undergo the…

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EFFC arraigns a Legal Practitioner in Ilorin for obtaining money under false pretence

Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, has arraigned a Legal Practitioner, Akeem Jimoh before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on a one count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence. Jimoh was arraigned before Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar. EFCC said that Jimoh allegedly received various some of…

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Magu warns Judges and Lawyers involved in election tribuanal petition against money laundering.

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu warned judges and lawyers involved in election petition tribunals against money laundering. Magu, in a statement, noted that many judges wrongly see Election Tribunals and Appeal Panels as potential gold mines. According to Magu, all lawyers and judges at the Tribunals have a responsibility to…

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Nigerians bear the brunt the most when the corrupt steal public funds-EFCC.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, insisted that Nigerians bear the brunt most when the corrupt steal funds that are earmarked for the provision of public services such as healthcare, infrastructure, education among others. Speaking separately at different events to commemorate this year’s World Anti-corruption Day in Lagos, EFCC’s Director of Operations, Muhammed Abba,…

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