Your Inactions Encourage Election Thuggery, Threaten Integrity of Elections, INEC Chairman, Yakubu Tells Head of Security Agencies

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has blamed election thuggery on the failure of the Nigeria Police and other security agencies to deal decisively with thugs during elections. Yakubu who spoke on Friday in Abuja at the expanded meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCE) told…

EFCC arrests former Senator Shehu Sani for ‘wacking’ Magu’s bribe money

There are reports suggesting that former Kaduna senator and government critic, Shehu Sani has been arrested in connection with extortion and an attempt to bribe EFCC Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu. Reports indicate that the Senator may have collected $20,000 which he said he would use to bribe the EFCC chairman. More details later

Saraki Reacts to Court Order on Forfeiture of Properties

The former Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki has faulted Monday’s judgement of a federal High Court in Lagos that ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties located in Ikoyi area of Lagos state. In a statement issued through his official Twitter handle, Saraki said the court was not informed about a pending court action…

Court Orders Forfeiture of Saraki’s Properties

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, ordered the temporary forfeiture of two properties belonging to a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki located in Ikoyi area of Lagos state following an application an ex parte filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Ilorin Zonal Office of EFCC had approached the court…

Governors Now Maintain Low Profile Because of EFCC – Magu

Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), has alleged that some state governors are afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of the commission’s eagle eyes. Magu, said on Monday during his working visit to the commission’s zonal office in Makurdi that some of the governors were now maintaining low profile. He said…

Corruption: Buhari Sends Head of Service, Oyo-Ita on Indefinite Leave

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, to proceed on an indefinite leave pending the conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to a statement issued Wednesday night by Willie Bassey, Director Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government…