Tag archive for ‘EFCC’
By admin On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Prosecuting Ibori in Nigeria is Unconstitutional and Human Right Abuse- Itse Sagay

Chief James Ibori LAGOS DECEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As rumour making the rounds about the retrial of Former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori in Nigeria after serving his jail term in United Kingdom, Chairman More...

By admin On Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Nigerian Gamblers Ignore EFCC, Invest Billion in MMM Ponzi Scheme

LAGOS NOVEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Fallen on difficult times amid the country’s first recession in decades, millions of Nigerians have turned to Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox (MMM), a Ponzi scheme with roots in Russia, More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Problems of Askia Ogieh Deepens as Delta Assembly Set to Probe DESOPADEC Financial Records

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The problems of demoted Director of Administration and Finance of Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Cief Askia Ogieh deepens as members of Delta More...

By admin On Monday, October 24th, 2016

JUST IN: Reuben Abati Under Arrest

Reuben Abati LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati, has been arrested. Mr. Abati, who was spokesperson to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was arrested on Monday and is More...

By admin On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Nigerians React to Re-Arrest of Fani-Kayode, Demand Arrest of Amaechi,Umar,Saraki

Fani-Kayode LAGOS OCTOBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Fani Kayode was re-arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on October 21. Following his arrest, Nigerians have been reacting furiously, especially More...

By admin On Monday, October 17th, 2016

Obanikoro Returns to Nigeria Today, Heads to EFCC

Musiliu ObanikoroObanikoro,EFCC,Nigeria LAGOS OCTOBR 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, who has been out of the country for over a year return to the country today More...

By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

EFCC Declares Goodie Ibru Wanted over Alleged Diversion of N2bn Shareholders Fund

Goodie Ibru LAGOS OCTOBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared a former chairman of Ikeja Hotels, Goodie Ibru wanted. Goodie Ibru, a former president of the Nigerian Stock More...

By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Miscreants,Rodents, Criminals Take Over N2.8b Seized Alamieyeseigha’s Hotel in Abuja

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Almost seven years after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) handed over the N2.8billion Chelsea Hotel to the government of Bayelsa State, the hitherto money-spinning More...

By admin On Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Conference of Political Parties Calls for Probe of Asaba Airport Project

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Conference of Political Parties, CNPP, Delta State, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to probe the Asaba Airport project, which it alleged has More...

By admin On Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Behind Okowa, Uduaghan’s Cold War in Delta

Ifeanyi Okowa ad Emmanuel Uduaghan LAGOS AUGUST 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The quiet war between Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, and his immediate predecessor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, appears to have gained momentum with More...

By admin On Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Funds Seized From Tafa Balogun, Akingbola, Igbinedion, Others Yield N1.9bn Interest- EFCC

LAGOS AUGUST 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says N1,956,007,975.81 has accrued to government as interest from the public funds sized from a former Inspector-General of Police, More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Buhari’s Govt Sets to Begin Clampdown on Media, Targets Online Publishers

Muhammadu Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s war with the media may soon take a sinister twist as the office of the National Security Adviser, NSA, the chairman of More...

By admin On Monday, August 8th, 2016

Human Right Defenders Raises Alarm over EFCC Arrest of Blogger, Sidiqu over Story on Magu

Mr Abubakar Sidiqu Usman LAGOS AUGUST 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Information reaching the Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (COHRD) has it that a popular Nigerian blogger and political commentator, Mr Abubakar Sidiqu Usman, More...

By admin On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Uduaghan As Special Guest Editors’ Confab is Disgusting

Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan By Fred Ijeh LAGOS AUGUST 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The publicity extended to All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC) in Port Harcourt regarding Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan’s participation may have just More...

By admin On Monday, August 1st, 2016

Interpol Arrests 40-Years-Old Nigerian Behind $60m Online Global Fraud Network

LAGOS AUGUST 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Interpol a forty years old Nigerian simply identified as Mike allegedly behind online fraudulent internet network that had defrauding its victim all over the world a total sum of More...

By admin On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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How Nigerian Facebook Female Lover Swindles Swiss National N3m

Massimiliano Guidotti and Loveth Ihunanya Agu LAGOS 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Massimiliano Guidotti a Switzerland national has decried his terrible ordeal in the hands of a Nigerian female lover, Loveth Ihunanya Agu More...

By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016

Tompolo Tops List of EFCC Seven Most Wanted Persons

Tompolo LAGOS JULY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released information of its seven most wanted people with Government Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo listed as number one. They More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

N2bn Fraud: DESOPADEC MD, Finance Director, Others In EFCC Net

DESOPADEC Managng Director, Makinwa LAGOS JULY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Following a series of petitions against the management of the Delta State Oil Producing Development Commission (DESOPADEC) over corruption and alleged More...

By admin On Friday, June 17th, 2016

Obanikoro Drags EFCC to Court, Demands N100m for Breach of Human Right

, LAGOS JUNE 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro on Friday drag the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Federal High Court in Lagos demanding N100m More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

EFCC Arrests Lawyer to Jonathan’s Cousin, Tompolo

LAGOS MAY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested activist and Lagos-based lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, for an alleged N61m Lekki property scam. Adegboruwa is the counsel More...

By admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Group Drags EFCC to Federal Character Commission over Lopsided Recruitment from North

Destiny Ugorji LAGOS MAY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Non-Governmental organization, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption-MIIVOC, has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and More...

By admin On Friday, April 29th, 2016

Ex-INEC Chair, Maurice Iwu On the Run Over Diezani’s Election Bribery Funds At Fidelity Bank

Maurice Iwu LAGOS APRIL 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Maurice is presently on the run as Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched a More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

2m Pounds Worth of Jewelries Recovered from Allison-Madueke, N2-6bn MRI Equipment from Amosu

Allison Mmadueke LAGOS APRIL 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered jewellery worth over £2 million (N593 million) from former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke More...

By admin On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Goodluck Jonathan’s Cousin Drags EFCC Boss to Court over Continuous Detention

Ibrahim Magu LAGOS APRIL 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-A cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Azibola Robert, has initiated contempt proceedings against chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, More...

By admin On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Tompolo’s Case Postponed as Ex-Militant Avoids Arrest

By Conor Gaffey March 24th (urhobotoday0-A militant of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) poses with a heavy machine-gun in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, September 17, 2008. A former MEND More...