Financial Crimes

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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ICPC arrests four ex-Kogi commissioners over alleged fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has arrested and detained four commissioners in the administration of former Governor of ...

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Ikoyi cash: We have N421.3m ready for whistle-blowers, says Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said a total of N421.33m is ready to be paid to whistle-blowers for the November batch ...

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How Abia State’s N2.9bn was diverted into Kalu firm’s account – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Tuesday that a former Director of Finance and Account at the Abia State Government House, Umuahia, ...

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Maina: EFCC, govt officials shared 222 properties recovered from pension thieves – Senate …it’s not true, says EFCC

The Senate ad hoc committee set up to investigate the controversial reinstatement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdul-Rasheed Maina, has indicted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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FG identifies 500 tax dodgers with homes abroad

The federal government has compiled the list of 500 Nigerians, some of them prominent citizens who have homes abroad and who have been tax dodgers. ...

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Ex-SGF, Anyim Pius Anyim, regains freedom on bail

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). ...

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Interpol arrests 40 human traffickers after Libya slave auction

At least 40 people have been detained during a swoop on human trafficking across West Africa, after a video surfaced showing refugees apparently being sold at auction in Libya. ...

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No going back, EFCC must arrest Ekpeyong, Oke – Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman Ibrahim Magu on Wednesday said he was not discouraged about Tuesday’s failed attempt to arrest former Director-General of the Department of State Security ...

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BVN: Nigerian banks working against anti-corruption war – FG, AGF tell court

The Federal Government and the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), have alleged that the opposition of the 19 commercial banks to an order of the Federal High Court in Abuja on the Bank Verification ...

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