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…

Buhari’s Administration Politicising Corruption Fight – Tambuwal

The governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal has said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is using anti-corruption agencies to hound members of the opposition party. Tambuwal who spoke in Sokoto during the signing of Memorandum of Understanding of 2019, United Nations development framework and launch of spotlight initiative between the state government and the United…

Thugs Prevented EFCC From Searching Ambode’s Houses – Spokesman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said thugs prevented operatives of the anti-graft agency from searching the residences of a former governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos on Tuesday. In a statement issued on Tuesday by EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Mr. Wilson Uwujarem said the thugs injured three operatives and…

Ambode Speaks on EFCC Search of His Houses

Immediate past governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode has confirmed that the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) searched his Epe and Ikoyi residences on Tuesday. In a statement issued on Tuesday by his media aide, Habib Aruna,the former governor called on his supporters to remain. The statement reads in part, “This…

We Did Not Raid Ambode’s House – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has refuted news reports that it raided the residence of the immediate past governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode. Reacting to news reports on the purported raids on the residences of Ambode and his ex-chief of state, the acting spokesman of the anti-graft agency, Tony Orilade in a…