Financial Crimes

EFCC/DSS clash: Senate grills Magu, Daura, others in secret

The Senate ad hoc committee set up to investigate the November 21, 2017, showdown between officials of the Department of State Services and the Economic ...

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Ikoyi whistle-blower leaves Nigeria as FG pays first tranche

The whistle-blower, who helped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recover the $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) from an Ikoyi apartment on April 12, 2017, has finally been paid his commission ...

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Corruption: Why FG yet to prosecute some treasury looters – Osinbajo

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday said a couple of “strategic advice” from independent sources, anti-corruption committees and special panels set up for the recovery of assets that were allegedly looted by previous government ...

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Nigeria, US sign agreement on return of Abacha, Alamieyeseigha’s loot

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has signed an agreement with the United States of America spelling out the roadmap for the return to Nigeria over $300m looted ...

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Supreme Court rules on Dasuki’s detention March 2

The Supreme Court on Wednesday fixed March 2 next year for judgment on an appeal by former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, challenging his alleged indefinite detention ...

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Court unfreezes Patience Jonathan’s 16 bank accounts

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has set aside its order made on May 30, 2017, freezing 16 accounts belonging to the wife ...

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Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s two additional houses

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of two additional properties in Lagos linked to a former Minister of Petroleum ...

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Alleged graft: Jonathan must testify despite threats to my life, says Metuh

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to vacate the subpoena it issued to compel former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as a witness in the ongoing trial ...

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Court orders arrest of ex-Enugu governor, Nnamani, over alleged N5.3bn fraud

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday issued a bench warrant against a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, and his ex-aide, Sunday Anyaogu, with whom he was charged with an alleged fraud of N5.3bn ...

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Paris Club refund: Court freezes seven accounts linked to governors’ forum

The Federal High Court in Abuja has frozen seven separate accounts which, according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), were used by the Nigerian Governors’ Forum to launder the sum of N10bn said to be derived from the proceeds of the Paris Club refund ...

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