EFCC Disobeys Court, Refuses To Release Adoke

Human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), has lamented the refusal of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to release his client, Mr. Bello Adoke, the immediate past Attorney General of the Federation. Ozekhome in a statement on Thursday said it was unfortunate that about a week after Justice Idris Kutigi of an FCT High... Continue Reading →

EFCC Finally Releases Senator Shehu Sani After 4 Weeks Of Illegal Detention

A former lawmaker representing Kaduna central senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after perfecting his bail conditions. Sani, who is facing trial for alleged name-dropping and extortion of $24,000, had spent four weeks in the EFCC custody before being... Continue Reading →

Mother, Son Jailed Three Years For Internet Fraud

The Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, sentenced one Mrs. Damilola Adeyeri and her son, Alaba, to three years’ imprisonment for defrauding an American of the sum of $82,570. Justice C. J. Aneke convicted the duo of the four counts bordering on “fraudulent business trick and email compromise” filed against them by the Economic... Continue Reading →

EFCC Arraign Ex Minister Of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, Six Others Over Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Thursday, arraigned the former Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Gwagwalada, The ex-minister was arraigned on a 42-count charge of corruption. Adoke, who is standing trial over his alleged role in the “fraudulent” transfer... Continue Reading →

Criminalising Me Will Not Silence Me – Shehu Sani

A former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has accused the Federal Government of attempting to silence him over his criticism of the regime led by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), using fronts. Sani alleged that the government is using his accuser, through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to... Continue Reading →

Extortion: CJN Disowns Shehu Sani, Says Ex-lawmaker A Liar

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Sunday, denied links with a former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, who is being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged extortion. The complainant, Alhaji Sani Dauda, who reported Sani to the EFCC had claimed that the former senator demanded N4m from... Continue Reading →

I Will Remain A Headache To My Haters In 2020 – Fayose

Ekiti State former governor Ayodele Fayose, says he will remain a pain to his “political haters” if they do not repent in 2020. Fayose said this in a New Year message he posted on his Twitter page. Also in the post, he added that he wonders how far his “haters” would go in their plots... Continue Reading →

EFCC Arrests Shehu Sani Over Alleged $10,000 Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani for allegedly extorting $10,000 from a businessman, Alhaji Sani Dauda, owner of ASD Motors who has a case pending with the anti-graft agency. A statement by the SA Media & Publicity to Acting Chairman of EFCC,... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Court Grants EFCC’s Request To Detain Adoke For 14 Days

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama, Abuja, has granted permission to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to detain the immediate-past Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, for 14 days The Cable NG reports. Justice Othman Musa granted the request contained in an ex parte application filed... Continue Reading →

Mompha Demands N5m From EFCC For Unlawful Detention Over Alleged Money Laundering

A businessman, Ismaila Mustapha, has instituted a fundamental rights enforcement suit before a High Court of Lagos State, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for detaining him beyond the constitutionally stipulated days Punch NG reports. Ismaila popularly called Mompha, in the suit filed by his lawyers, who include: Mr. Gboyega Oyewole (SAN), Ademola... Continue Reading →

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