Tag: EFCC

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tosin adesinaAugust 12, 2018

EFCC has finally lost its credibility with its attempts to freeze state accounts

From its Buhari 2019 badge wearing chairman, to its infamous tweet on Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose and the recent ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 11, 2018

ICYMI: Osinbajo fires DSS chief, Saraki says Presidency culpable for NASS invasion | Top 10 stories this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week: The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, ordered ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 10, 2018

The Big 5: APC hits hard at Saraki, declares him a traitor; EFCC releases ex-DSS chief, Ekpenyong | Mores stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, came under heavy ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 9, 2018

The Late 5: EFCC unfreezes Benue Govt accounts, Dasuki’s case and others will be reviewed – Seiyefa, new DSS chief | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The acting Director-General of the Department of State Services ( DSS), ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 8, 2018

The Late 5: The ‘Uncommon Defector’ finally moves to the APC; Saraki says Senate ready to reconvene for INEC budget I More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has on Wednesday said that the Senate ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 1, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari is new ECOWAS Chairman, Nigeria’s Ambassador to South Africa resigns, joins PDP I More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday was elected as the new Chairman ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 27, 2018

The Big 5: FG increases passport validity to 10 years; says reconstruction of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway will commence in 2 weeks and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government has approved a 10-year validity period for the ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 18, 2018

Is the EFCC an anti-corruption institution or political tool of oppression?

When the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was established by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2003, it was set ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 15, 2018

The Big 5: Shekau’s Mother says she’s yet to see him after 15 years, Mimiko rejoins Labour party and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Falmata Abubakar, mother of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, says she is ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 1, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari begs youths not to contest against him, House of Reps rejects electronic voting and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the youths not to run ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2018

The Late 5: Former Governor of Taraba bags 14 years jail term, Dino Melaye joins PDP at Wednesday’s plenary and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: A former Governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame, was on Wednesday sentenced  ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2018

The Big 5: FG says no new minimum wage by September, EFCC yet to find evidence against former SGF and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government says the payment of a new national minimum ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 27, 2018

The Big 5: Obasanjo releases report of $16b power probe, Real Madrid wins 13th UEFA Champions League and other stories

Here are the major stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his administration’s commitment to the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2018

The Late 5: 12 die of cholera in Adamawa, SERAP advises Buhari to refer Obasanjo to EFCC and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Twelve people have died of cholera in Adamawa state in the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 17, 2018

The Big 5: NASS pass 2018 budget of N9.12trn, FG says Leah Sharibu has not been abandoned and other stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The two chambers of the National Assembly, passed the 2018 budget ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2018

The Late 5: FG urged to reduce number of Universities, Dino Melaye granted bail by court and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Kogi State High Court in Lokoja on Wednesday granted bail to the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2018

The Big 5: Reps increase 2018 budget to N9trn, FG releases N10bn to rebuild properties destroyed by crisis and other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The 2018 budget has been increased to N9.1 trillion by the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 11, 2018

The Late 5: CAN General Secretary, Dr. Musa Asake dies at 66, Super Eagles to play Atletico Madrid and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Rev. Dr. Musa Asake, The General Secretary of the Christian Association ...

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AzeezApril 13, 2018

The Late 5: Court rejects EFCC’s bid to seize $8.4m, N7.35bn linked to Patience Jonathan, Trump slams Comey, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday rejected ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 21, 2018

The NSITF fund was looted and the ULC has decided to take action

Barring any change of plans, the newly formed United Labour Congress (ULC) has resolved to embark on an indefinite strike ...

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AzeezMarch 19, 2018

The Late 5: IGP orders withdrawal of police officers attached to VIPs, politicians, Sagay vows to reveal Saraki’s allowances, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Monday ordered ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 6, 2018

NFIU Bill: Between Senator Utazi and Honourable Babajide hangs Nigeria’s financial future

Nigeria’s legislature is a joke. A big joke. The 8th assembly led by Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara has developed ...

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Mercy AbangFebruary 23, 2018

Doomsday Approaches: National Assembly Stall NFIU Decision, Nigeria Credit Ratings Downgrade Looming

As concerns mount over the expulsion of Nigeria by the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units next month, international credit ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 5, 2018

The Big 5: Army says Boko Haram has been completely defeated, Maina sues EFCC and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the arrest ...

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AzeezJanuary 24, 2018

The Big 5: EFCC arrests Patience Jonathan’s sister, Melaye accuses NNPC of corrupt practices, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 16, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] The Catholic Church in Nigeria has failed to walk the talk

The Catholic Church has remained one of the most outspoken Christian denominations in Nigeria. The Church and its leaders have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 24, 2017

EFCC drags Innoson boss to court for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dragged the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Innoson motors, Innocent Chukwuma to ...

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AzeezDecember 23, 2017

Innoson, PDP, Falz, EFCC | Here are this week’s winners and losers

by Alexander O. Onukwue Let’s face it; this is one of the worst periods of the year for majority of ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 23, 2017

#YNaija2017Review: Kachikwu vs. Baru, Kiss Daniel vs. G-Worldwide… See the Top 10 beefs of the year

Ready. Steady. Fight. 2017 was a year all its own, for the quality, duration and diversity of brawlers who took ...

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AzeezDecember 22, 2017

EFCC detains Jonathan’s campaign finance chief over N69bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested and detained Ngozi Olojeme, deputy chairman, finance committee of the Goodluck Jonathan ...

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