Saturday, September 18, 2021

Anti-Corruption

September 9, 2021

With theft scandal around his neck, Bawa blames economic crimes on Nigerian youths

The EFCC chairman said young Nigerians are behind most economic crimes.

Abdulrasheed Bawa
September 9, 2021

ICPC orders contractor to fix shoddy job at Akure civic centre

The project awarded in 2019 has been abandoned, demanding the contractor, Jubac Investment Co. Ltd, to return to site to “properly” execute the project.

ICPC Chariman Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye
September 8, 2021

Call EFCC to order, political parties tell Buhari

The group was reacting to an allegation of misappropriation of salary account levelled against the Kogi State Government by the EFCC.

September 8, 2021

Bawa’s EFCC peddling lies about Kogi N20 billion scandal: Gov. Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of lying against him over a N20 billion scandal rocking his administration.

Yahaya Bello and Abdulrasheed Bawa
September 8, 2021

New U.S. prosecutor takes over Mr Woodberry’s multimillion-dollar fraud trial

A new U.S. prosecutor has been assigned to take over the multimillion-dollar fraud case involving Olalekan Ponle, aka ‘Woodberry’.

September 4, 2021

Nigerian faces 30 years in U.S. prison over wire fraud

Charge of conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud provides for a sentence of up to 30 years in prison, five years of supervised release, a fine of up to $1 million.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
September 3, 2021

EFCC declares Lekki ‘hotbed of cybercrime’; recovers $12.5 million from Yahoo Boys’ cryptos

The suspects are mostly millennials, with 82 of them aged between 25-34 years.

A composite of EFCC chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa and Parktonian Hotels used to illustrate the story
September 3, 2021

Constituency Project: ICPC finds no borehole, stolen generator in Yobe

Since August 31, ICPC has been tracking 118 executive and constituency projects worth N4.5 billion in Yobe.

September 3, 2021

CCB to access CAC database to catch corporate criminals

The Corporate Affairs Commission has begun moves to grant the Code of Conduct Bureau access to its database to probe fraudulent companies.

CAC registrar-general, Garba Abubakar and CCB chairman, Prof. Mohammad Isah
September 3, 2021

Offa poly student jailed for cybercrime

The Ilorin Division of the Kwara State High Court has convicted a student of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, for Internet fraud.

EFCC Chair Bawa and Offa Poly Gate