EFCC clarifies stance on Alison-Madueke’s extradition application

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Ibrahim Magu , on Monday explained why the commission was seeking the extradition of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom. Magu, who spoke barely 24 hours after the spokesman of the commission, Mr. Tony Orilade, confirmed […]

Ribadu urges FG to deploy disruptive techs to fight corruption

A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has advised the Federal Government to deploy emerging and disruptive technologies to combat corruption in the country. Ribadu, who gave this advice in his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the e-Nigeria conference on Monday in Abuja, pointed out that […]

Buhari nominates Olukoyede as EFCC secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate requesting that Mr Olanipekun Olukoyede be confirmed as the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. In a letter dated September 10, 2018, which was addressed to Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, Buhari asked that Olukoyede, who is currently the chief of staff to the acting chairman […]

EFCC unfreezes Benue account

The Benue State Government can now access its accounts with various banks where its funds are kept following the unfreezing of its account by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Thursday. According to the Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Terver Akase, the state government got to know that its accounts had been […]

How Chinese businessman concealed $300,000 at Abuja Airport – Witness

The trial of Li Yanping, a Chinese national who is facing a one-count charge of money laundering for concealing $300,000 began on Tuesday with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, presenting three witnesses. Yanping, who was arraigned on March 28, 2018 before Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja, was arrested on […]