You Are Here: Home » News » Anti-Graft

BREAKING:Again, Nigerian Senate Rejects Magu as EFCC Chairman

By Yemi Itodo The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on Wednesday, refused to  confirm Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). President Muhammadu Buhari had late last year submitted the name of Mr. Magu to the Senate, for confirmation as substantive Chairman of EFCC, having served in acting capacity since November, 2015. The Senate however, turned do ...

Read more

Court Orders Forfeiture of 17 Vehicles of Ex-Customs Boss to FG

Justice S.M Shuaibu of the Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna today February 24, 2017 gave an interim order, forfeiting the seventeen vehicles found in the warehouse of former Comptroller General of Customs,  Abdullahi Dikko Inde, to the Federal Government. The order was sequel to an ex parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission seeking among others, the forfeiture of the vehicles t ...

Read more

Armagate: Judge Adjourns Metuh’s Case to Feb 22

  Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court Abuja has fixed February 22, 2017 for "hearing without fail" in a money laundering charge brought against Olisa Metuh, former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.   The decision of the judge was as a result of the "passionate plea" by Tochukwu Onwugbufor, SAN, a defence counsel, who appealed for ...

Read more

Alleged N1.2bn Fraud: Court Grants Former FCT Minister’s Son N100m Bail

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Friday, February 3, 2017 granted Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, bail in the sum of N100million with two sureties who must be private businessmen or public servants of the rank of assistant director and above. The sureties must have landed properties in Abuja or wit ...

Read more

Sagay-led Committee Gives Credibility To Anti-Corruption War -Osinbajo

Anti-Corruption agencies in the country have been urged to step up their engagement with the Nigerian public especially because there are still those who think when a politician who is their kinfolk steals, it is permissible. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, made the observation earlier today while meeting with a delegation of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC led by its Chairm ...

Read more

Group To AGF: Investigate Corruption Allegation Against Buratai, Kyari, Dambazzau, Others

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), which is a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organizations, has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), to extend its net of investigation to other members of the current administration who have been alleged to be involved in one shady deal or another. In a petition sent to Malami, who is also the ...

Read more

Buhari Admits Mistakes In Handling Of IDP Affairs, Addresses Shia Group At Last

By Danlami Nmodu President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that  there were  mistakes and wrongdoings  in the handling of the issue of internally Displaced People, IDPs on the heels of Boko Haram insurgency in  Nigeria's  north east. He however vowed that the culprits will be punished. The president disclosed this in his New Year Message to Nigerians. He said “Government is aware of some mistakes and wrongdoi ...

Read more

Magu Splits Senate As Spokesman Denies Possession Of Two Security Reports

Fresh facts have emerged to indicate a split  in the Senate over its non-confirmation last week of Ibrahim Magu as  Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Despite the well publicized rejection of confirmation of Magu last week, Senate Leader,‎ Ali Ndume said after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House on Monday that the Senate did not reject the acting Chairman of ...

Read more

Buhari Orders AGF To Investigate Top Administration Officials Accused Of Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Attorney General of the Federation to probe the involvement of top officials of his administration accused of corruption, Presidential Spokesman,Mallam Garba Shehu who disclosed this in a statement said any official found liable “will not escape prosecution.” The two-paragraph statement titled: “President Buhari Will Wage A Relentless War Against Corruption” said “ ...

Read more

Ribadu Lauds Supreme Court For Supporting Anti-Graft War

Pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has applauded the Supreme Court for what he called a tradition of support to anti-corruption initiatives, through the Apex Court’s judgments. He said credit for years of efforts to rid the country of corruption should not be given to executive arm alone, adding that the Judiciary and the Legislature have played criti ...

Read more

N1.2bn Fraud: Absence of Defence Witness Stalls Dariye’s Trial

The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, could not go on, December 9, 2016 at a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, Gudu, Abuja, due to the absence of a defence witness. Dariye, a serving senator, is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Adebukola Banjoko, of the FCT High Court, on a 23-count charge bordering on money laundering ...

Read more

Unspent 2016 Personnel Votes: ICPC To Prosecute MDA Officials Over Infractions

The ICPC has alerted  officials  of MDAs  that  any infractions on unspent personnel votes for 2016 will attract prosecution by the commission. ICPC Chairman, Ekpo Nta said in a statement Monday  that, “The Commission will commence verification of the returns made to the Sub-Treasury by January 2016(sic) . Letters have been sent to the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies for strict compliance and t ...

Read more

© 2015, NewsdiaryOnline. Powered By: Detech Technologies

Scroll to top