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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

8 Sep 2018
"When synergy between the Legislature and the Executive is absent, development suffers". That's according to Mamman Lawan, Professor at the Islamic Law Department at Bayero University and also a nominee for the board of Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
27 Jul 2018
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Tuesday described invasion of his residence and that of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, by the police and officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as a threat to the nation's democracy.
29 May 2018
The founder of Daar Communications PLC, Raymond Dokpesi, has revealed he has no case to answer in the money laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
18 May 2018
Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other anti-corruption agencies not to spare corrupt leaders.
16 May 2018
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s disposition against corruption is no accident as it is a divine intervention.
3 May 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has amended the charges preferred against for National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasukitimi Jacobs on Monday.
24 Nov 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday declared as “hostile” one of its prosecution witnesses, Abubakar Umar, lined up against a former Governor of Benue State, Mr. Gabriel Suswam before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
23 Nov 2017
The Senate on Wednesday began a probe into the clash, in Abuja, between operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Department of States Services (DSS) over an aborted arrests of former DSS boos Ita Ekpeyong and disgraced former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) boss Ambassador Ayo Oke.
18 Mar 2017
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has set aside its orders made on January 26, 2017 for a temporary forfeiture of Oil Prospecting License (OPL) 245, to the Federal Government pending the conclusion of investigations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
18 Feb 2017
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has linked his recent travails to his stepping on powerful toes, following efforts to ensure that corrupt persons are brought to justice.


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