A former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) took a swipe at state governors on Saturday saying they do not respect the Nigerian Constitution and have not shown that they are responsible towards it. Agbakoba said...
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has said Nigeria cannot progress with the level of corruption in the country. Speaking on Thursday at the inauguration of an eight-man Anti-Corruption Strategy Steering Committee, Ganduje stressed that all stakeholders must do...
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has expressed concern over the way Deposit Money Banks charge account holders indiscriminately, decrying that apart from known charges, there appeared to be other ‘hidden’ charges that banks imposed on their customers. Gbajabiamila, who noted...
A new law signed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State mandates agencies like the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, and other anti-graft agencies to hand over corruption cases to the state government, Sunday...
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has described his purported detention by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC over alleged attempt to bribe the agency’s Chairman with $350,000 as false, fake and unfounded. Akpabio, who stated this while reacting to a...
An aide to a former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday said no court in Nigeria had ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to recover “even a pin” from him. The aide, Sam Onwuemeod in a statement in Owerri, was reacting...
There were reports on Tuesday that the operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) interrogated immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulazeez Yari, for several hours. According to the report, Yari was being interrogated at the Sokoto State...
There has been a verbal war between the loyalists to Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodimma and former governor Rochas Okorocha, over the arrest of Okorocha by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to answer questions on alleged financial fraud by Okorocha. Vanguard yesterday...
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees on Friday raised the alarm that about nine governors were diverting local government funds, in violation of the guideline issued by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit in May 2019. The union said the actions of the governors...
A former governor of Niger State, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has chided the leadership of the country, saying Nigeria’s economy has been plunged into grave danger in the last six years. Speaking with reporters in Abuja on Friday, Aliyu...