Financial Crimes

Patience Jonathan recovers seized hotel from EFCC

Patience, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, has recovered her N2bn hotel which was sealed off by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

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Paris fund diversion: TUC urges EFCC, ICPC to investigate erring govs

Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has tasked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) ...

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Diezani again sells 2 London property as UK freezes £10m house

The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has frozen a £10million worth of London property allegedly bought for Diezani Alison-Madueke as investigations into the case against ...

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Corruption: US warns African looters, jails Guinean culprit

The United States has sent a strongly worded warning  to corrupt African political office holders, who illegally enrich themselves at the expense of their poor ...

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Corruption in procurement makes up 70% of budget, says ex-Minister

Corruption in the procurement process has affected the efficiency of public spending and the opportunities to improve quality of lives of Nigerians, Alhaji Bala Kaoje, ...

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War against corruption: EFCC, Magu frustrating FG efforts, says Attorney-General

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Wednesday accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and its ...

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Dieziani loses more properties worth N2.6billion to Fed Govt

There is no end yet to the season of forfeiture as a Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, south west Nigeria, on Tuesday, ordered temporary forfeiture of buildings scattered across Lagos, Rivers States, and Abuja ...

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Nigeria ranks third in global internet crimes – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Nigeria currently ranks third globally in cyber crimes behind the UK and the U.S. NCC’s Chief Executive Officer, Prof. ...

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FG seizes N664m from ex-perm sec, others

Clement Illoh Onubuogo, a former top bureaucrat, on Thursda,y temporarily forfeited N664,475,246.60 and $137,680.11 found in his accounts. Also forfeited were two buildings, one of ...

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Fed Govt uncovers 15,600 ghost pensioners

About 15,600 suspected ‘ghost pensioners’ have been uncovered on the pay roll of federal pensioners. The Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, Mrs Ikeazor ...

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