Sunday, March 7, 2021

Anti-Corruption

March 5, 2021

Nigerian man jailed in U.S. for wire fraud, partner awaiting sentence

In November 2019, Mr. Iyalekhue pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and was arrested alongside Mr. Osawaru.

cyber fraud
March 5, 2021

Bawa assumes office as new EFCC chief, pledges modern anti-corruption fight

Abdulrasheed Bawa assumed office as the fourth substantive executive chairman of the anti-graft office on Friday.

Abdulrasheed Bawa
March 5, 2021

EFCC re-looted N1.6 trillion assets recovered from corrupt officials: Witness

“One of the properties in question located at No 42, Gana Street, Maitama, was illegally acquired by a renowned lawyer.”

Ibrahim Magu
March 5, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Fresh bank documents expose how Governor Umahi withdrew billions in cash from Ebonyi treasury

The Gazette’s revelations on David Umahi’s financial misdeeds in public service have left our reporters receiving frequent harassment and death threats from his aides and goons.

Governor Dave Umahi
March 5, 2021

Illegal deductions: NAN workers accuse IPPIS of salary scam

“I call on EFCC, ICPC, DSS, and the Inspector-General of Police to investigate IPPIS.”

News Agency of Nigeria
March 4, 2021

Lawyers seek Oba of Lagos’ arrest, prosecution over ‘stolen’ $2 million, N17 million

A human rights lawyer, however, argued that the Money Laundering Act is unconstitutional.

Rilwan Akiolu
March 3, 2021

EFCC re-arraigns Justice Ajumogobia, withdraws co-defendant from suit

Mrs. Ajumogobia is re-arraigned on a 15 counts charge bordering on money laundering and breach of public trust.

Justice Rita Ajumogobia
March 3, 2021

N1 billion bribe: Court grants ex-BPE boss Dikki bail

He stated that the offence Mr. Dikki was charged with is not treason.

Abdulrasheed Bawa
March 3, 2021

Court fixes May 17 for EFCC’s report in Diezani’s trial

The EFCC had accused the former minister of fleeing the country for the UK to escape justice, among others.

Abdulrasheed Bawa and Diezani Alison-Madueke
March 3, 2021

Court stops Oyo-Ita’s trial, accuses EFCC of ‘judge shopping’

The judge said the anti-corruption agency’s conduct was reprehensible and condemnable.