LIVE: DSS, Police, EFCC Block Saraki’s Residence

The Abuja residence of Senate President Bukola Saraki has been invaded by security agents on the behest of President Muhammadu Buhari.   His home on Lake Chad Street Abuja was overtaken by security personnel comprising of Policemen, DSS, EFCC and Combat ready and heavily armed MoPol officers. This development comes as the Senate President makes moves…

PIC: Buhari counts stolen dollars at new EFCC headquarters 

President Muhammadu Buhari was present at the opening of the new EFCC office in Abuja. At the event, the Nigerian President was seen counting looted dollars displayed at the exhibition stand.  Standing next to President Buhari and looking like a feverish child was the Acting but yet to be confirmed Chairman of the Economic and Financial…

We don’t Want Ikoyi Loot Whistle Blower to Run Mad – Prof. Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has responded to the delay of payment of over N800 million commission to Ikoyi whistle blower. In his response, Prof. Sagay says the Federal Government does not want the whistle-blower who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the N13bn in an Ikoyi…

Nigerian Lawmakers make moves to shut down MMM

Members of Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Wednesday ordered a clampdown on a ponzi investment scheme popularly known as ‘MMM.’ The Green Chamber mandated House Committee on Banking and Currency and Committee on Financial crimes to investigate the scheme. MMM (Melnikova Mavrodi Mavrodi) is a deposit money scheme  that originates from Russia. It yields 30 per cent interest on investment…

Nuhu Ribadu regrets delving into Nigerian politics — still hunted by corrupt politicians

Former  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman Mallam Nuhu Ribadu is regretting ever joining politics. the former head of Nigeria’s anti corruption agency said he is still being hunted by the corrupt politicians he  brought down during his tenure as EFCC chairman. The former EFCC chairman was the keynote speaker at a national stakeholders’ Workshop on the Recovery and Management…

Pilot in trouble for flying N1.2 billion loot to Ayo Fayose

Nigeria’s anti corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has questioned the pilot who flew N1.2 billion from Abuja to  Governor Ayodele Fayose.of Ekiti State. former minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro to interrogated According to the During interrogation, Captain Ahmed Borodo, confirmed that he flew the former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro…

Why Zenith Bank Managers knelt down to beg Fayose

Following the freezing of Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose’s bank account in Zenith Bank by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on Monday,  Branch Managers of Zenith Bank in Ekitii state paid Governor Ayo Fayose a visit to apologize for the embarrassment. What shocked everyone were pictures of the bank managers on their knees…

EFCC blocks Ayo Fayose’s account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has blocked the bank account of Ekiti State Givernor, Ayo Fayose. The Governor was notified of the action when he attempted to access his Zenith Bank account. In a reaction, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Idowu Adelusi, the governor said that the ruling All Progressives…

APC Gov. Samuel Ortom in trouble with EFCC

The governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom is currently under investigation by the EFCC over some allegations of misappropriation of public funds. According to a source an investigation into the matter has already commenced and some persons close to the government are being investigated in relation to the cash transfers. While confirming the report, an…

EFCC interrogates former Enugu State Governor Sullivan Chime

The former governor of Enugu state, Sullivan Chime was a guest of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on Wednesday. The former governor was interrogated for allegedly receiving N450m out of the $115m (N23bn) disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the build-up to the 2015 presidential election. Impeccable sources…

“I am resting in Cote d’Ivoire not on exile” – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied claims that he is presently on exile in West African country, Cote d’Ivoire in other to evade arrest from Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a chat with ThisDay Newspaper, the former president said he was only resting in the country. He also added that he will…

Expect more arrests of influential Nigerians – EFCC

The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said on Wednesday that more influential Nigerians would soon be arrested to face prosecution. This comes after the arrest of Peoples Democratic Party PDP National Publicity Secretary Olisa Metuh by EFCC operatives in his Abuja residence over allegations of corruption. The Chairman of the anti graft…

UK columnist Kelvin Mackenzie mocks Nigeria, says former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke was caught trying to hide £13 billion in London

The Sun UK columnists Kelvin Mackenzie says Diezani  Allison Madueke was caught in London on Friday while she was trying to hide £13bn through an investment in Hyde Park.  Ms Diezani Alison•Madueke, Nigeria’s former oil minister,  she has just been nicked in London over allegations that £13billion (yes. £13billion) has gone walkabout from her  country’s coffers….