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Alleged N109bn fraud: Absence of defence counsel stalls ex-AGF Idris, others...

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By EDITH NWAPI ABUJA- The absence of a defence counsel in an FCT High Court on Monday stalled the trial of suspended Accountant-General of the...

Diezani moves to recover seized assets, applies to court

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By TAIYE AGBAJE ABUJA- Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja to vacate an order granted to...

EFCC secures 166 convictions, recovers N1.4bn in Kano

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By RAMATU GARBA KANO- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano Zonal Command, said it secured 166 convictions and recovered N1.4 billion in...

Alleged N23.338bn fraud: Court adjourns until March 6 for ex-minister Yuguda’s...

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By EDITH NWAPI ABUJA- An FCT High Court on Thursday adjourned until March 6 for counsel to former Finance Minister of State, Bashir Yuguda’s...

Court strikes out Saraki’s suits against EFCC, ICPC, others

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By TAIYE AGBAJE ABUJA- A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Wednesday, struck out two separate suits filed by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, against...

Alleged N2bn fraud: Oronsaye, others know fate April 5

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By WANDOO SOMBO ABUJA- The Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed April 5, to deliver judgment in the alleged N2 billion fraud charge filed by...

NJC orders reinstatement Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia

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By TAIYE AGBAJE ABUJA- The National Judicial Council (NJC) has ordered the immediate reinstatement of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia as a judge of the Federal High...

EFCC secured 3,440 convictions in 2022, says official

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By MUHAMMAD NUR TIJANI KANO- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured 3,440 convictions on financial and cyber crimes across the country from...

Alleged N124m Fraud: EFCC prays court to convict ex-NIHORT director, accountant

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By SULEIMAN SHEHU IBADAN- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday prayed an Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan to convict...

Alleged fraud: Court adjourns Okorocha’s preliminary objection for ruling

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By TAIYE AGBAJE ABUJA- A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned an application filed by former Governor of Imo, Sen. Rochas Okorocha, until Feb....

EFCC arraigns Indian for alleged N816m fraud

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By ADENIKE AYODELE IKEJA- The EFCC on Thursday arraigned an Indian, Chandra Singh, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court for  alleged N816 million fraud. The News...

Buhari to unveil redesigned naira Wednesday, says Emefiele

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By ABDULRAHMAN KADIRI ABUJA- The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, says President Muhammadu Buhari will unveil new N200,...

2023: Again, Buhari reads riot act, urges men to show good...

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By ISMAILA CHAFE ABUJA- President Muhammadu Buhari, in the course of the week, reiterated the need for Nigerian men to stay off activities that...

Alleged N544m grass-cutting scandal: Court discharges ex-SGF, others

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By EDITH NWAPI ABUJA- An Abuja High Court  on Friday discharged a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and five...

Kogi threatens to sue EFCC over harassment of officials

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By THOMPSON YAMPUT LOKOJA- The Kogi Government has threatened to sue the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over alleged harassment of state officials. Mr...

Alleged money laundering: Matawalle invites EFCC to search property

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By SHUAIB SADIQ GUSAU- Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has offered to allow the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to search the property it...

EFCC seeks to set aside committal order against Chairman

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By PHILOMINA ATTAH ABUJA- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it received with shock the ruling by Justice Chizoba Oji of an FCT...

Contempt: Court commits EFCC chairman to prison

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By EDITH NWAPI ABUJA- Justice Chizoba Oji of  an FCT High Court has ordered the committal of the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)...

Alleged N2.9bn fraud: Court to hear Okorocha’s preliminary objection Nov. 22

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By TAIYE AGBAJE ABUJA- A Federal High Court in Abuja is to ghear a preliminary objection filed by Sen. Rochas Okorocha, praying for an order...

Prosecute any lawyer found complicit in money laundering – Falana tells...

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By SANDRA UMEH LAGOS- Foremost lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Femi Falana, has advised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to prosecute any...