Tag Archives: Corruption

EFCC Currently Investigating Bukola Saraki’s Tenure As Kwara State Governor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is currently investigating the activities of former senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki, during his 2003 tenure as the governor of Kwara State. The EFCC however, failed to disclose the reason why they are investigating him, they only said the investigation was not because of Saraki’s new appointment as the ambassador at large by the

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SEC Removes Wale Tinubu, Mofe Boyo From Oando Over Alleged Infractions + OANDO Group Fights Back, “We Were Not Given Fair Hearing”

Last Friday May 31st turned out to be an extra-ordinary day for the duo of Wale Tinubu (Group Chief Executive Officer OANDO), and Omamofe Boyo (Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer OANDO), as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), barred them from being directors of public companies for a period of five years. The SEC also directed the convening of an

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EFCC Attacked In Ibadan, As Yahoo Boys Unleash Dogs On Operatives

Detectives from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office got a dose of ‘corruption fighting back’ during the week, when suspected internet criminals ‘Yahoo Boys’, unleashed an attack dog on them, while resisting arrest. The EFCC officers, upon receiving intelligence reports about the suspects, launched preliminary investigations into their illegal activities, and based on their findings, some

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More Details Emerge From EFCC Against Belgore In The N450M Fraud Saga

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission revealed to Justice Rilwan Aikwa, of the Federal High Court Ikoyi, Lagos, how Muhammed Belgore, a governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2011 Kwara State gubernatorial election, gave N126.5M cash to members of the Kwara Senatorial districts, out of the N450M allegedly paid by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani

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Ex-Gambia President Looted US$363 Million Public Funds, Owned 281 Properties

Gambia’s official inquiry into the corruption of former President Yahya Jammeh found he had looted at least $363 million of public funds during his more than two decades in power. The two-year inquiry found Jammeh was responsible for “shameless acts of brazen outright thievery at the Central Bank of The Gambia,” said Abubacarr Tambadou, the country’s Minister of Justice. The

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Interesting, Despite Overwhelming Evidence Of Violation Of Money Laundering Laws, EFCC Refuses to Probe Cash-loaded Jet, & Tinubu’s Bullion Van

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is not ready to probe or prosecute the two cases of violation of money laundering acts by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the airline which has the plane that was alleged to be loaded with cash, headed for Ilorin on the eve of the February 16th elections. According to the investigations, which was first

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Corruption, murder and how Ghana’s football has ground to a halt

At 4:49pm, the final whistle of an outstanding top flight match between AshantiGold and Aduana Stars was blown in the mining town of Obuasi. Unknown to everyone in Ghana, this game, on 6 June 2018, would be the last competitive match to be played for a long time. At that same moment, 235km away in Ghana’s capital, Accra, thousands were

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NBA, CSO’s, Others Stage Protest Over Onnoghen’s Suspension

Members of the Nigerian Bar Association, Civil Society Organisation of Nigeria and the opposition parties protested on Monday 28th January 2019, over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The NBA and the National Judicial Council (NJC), will also hold an emergency meeting later today. According to Channels TV, the protest took off from the NBA

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