Posts Tagged ‘EFCC’

EFCC boss says courts are thwarting prosecution of ex-governors

Written on February 22nd, 2009 by
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The courts have been accused of frustrating the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) efforts to prosecute former governors alleged to have engaged in corrupt practices while in office. Speaking with journalists at the domestic terminal of... Read More | Share

Nigeria senator Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello 'fears for life'

Written on April 16th, 2008 by
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The daughter of Nigeria's ex-leader Olusegun Obasanjo has told the BBC she fears for her life after being charged by the nation's anti-corruption agency.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7351372.stm... Read More | Share

Nigeria corruption tsar Nuhu Ribadu sidelined

Written on December 29th, 2007 by
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The head of Nigeria's anti-corruption unit has reportedly been ordered to go on year-long study leave, in an apparent attempt to sideline him.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7162719.stm... Read More | Share

EFCC Arrest Ekiti Ex-Governor Ayo Fayose

Written on December 14th, 2007 by
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Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Sources told P.M.News this afternoon that he was picked up today by the EFCC operatives who will keep him in their... Read More | Share

Nigerian ex-oil governor Ibori arrested

Written on December 12th, 2007 by
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Nigeria's anti-corruption agency arrests former Delta State Governor James Ibori, on allegations of corruption.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7141047.stm... Read More | Share

Bakassi Scandal – $40 million meant for resettlement of residents disappears

Written on December 1st, 2007 by
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A whopping sum of $40 million was earmarked for the resettlement of Nigerians displaced from their ancestral homesteads in the controversial Bakassi peninsula, so reveals Col. Tony Nyiam, a key player in the unsuccessful 1990 coup to overthrow the... Read More | Share

Politics of repentance

Written on July 27th, 2007 by
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Assistant Editor [of Nigerian Tribune (http://www.tribune.com.ng/)], Niyi Adebimpe, writes on the recent confession of former Taraba State governor, Reverend Jolly Nyame, questioning whether his repentance on the alleged looting of Taraba's treasury... Read More | Share

Court rules on Kalu

Written on July 26th, 2007 by
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Thousands of angry protesters on Wednesday besieged the premises of the Federal High Court in Abuja, demanding the immediate and unconditional release of the former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, from prison custody. The placard-carrying... Read More | Share

Nigeria arraigns former governor

Written on July 18th, 2007 by
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Abuja - Nigeria's anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday called Chimaroke Nnamani, two-term governor of Enugu State in the country's south-east, before a Lagos court on corruption charges. The agency alleged... Read More | Share

Calls for Ribadu's replacement: Nigerians bare their minds

Written on July 17th, 2007 by
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INCE the coming on board of the President Umar Yar... Read More | Share

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