Category Archives: EFCC

EFCC Recovers N328.9 Billion From Oil Marketers

Gombe/Kano — The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in North-west zone in Kano has recovered N328.9billion from alleged fraudulent petroleum transactions in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) between July 2016 to July 2017. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 10 August 2017


We secured 340 convictions in six months – EFCC boss, Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said the commission secured 340 convictions for various offences within the last six months. He stated this, on Tuesday, at the project launch on law enforcement and public engagement in Abuja. Full story

Posted by Amaka, 7 June 2017

EFCC Witness: How Madueke Used Oil Coys, 2 Persons To Launder $115million

An Operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Usman Zakari, yesterday gave graphic details of how the former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Madueke, laundered $115 million, through some oil companies and two individuals. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 1 June 2017

On Magu’s quandary, these are the salient questions

Following the Senate’s decision to decline the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman, learned Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has theorised that the Senate’s approval could in fact, be dispensed with. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, a professor of Law and also Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has aligned himself with the argument. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali April 25, 2017

‘Senate’s refusal to confirm Magu as EFCC chairman smacks of vendetta’

The recent indictment of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, by the Department of Security Service (DSS) and the subsequent refusal by the Senate toconfirm him as the substantive head of the anti-graft agency have continued to raise controversy over the real motive behind the action of the parliament. Full story


Posted by Hussaini Ali April 11, 2017

Diezani’s $115m: 3 INEC officials arraigned in court

The Economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) who allegedly received money from former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, for the purpose of manipulating the outcome of the 2015 general election. Full story

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Posted by Amaka, 6 April 2017

EFCC arraigns ex-permanent secretary over failure to declare N97m assest

The EFCC, in a charge number FHC/L/1054C/17, alleged that the 59-year-old accused, on April 16, 2016, failed to disclose in his assets declaration form a sum of N97 million found in his bank account. Full story


Posted by Amaka, 4 April 2017