EFCC Files Application To Take Over Patience Jonathan’s Properties

EFCC Files Application To Take Over Patience Jonathan’s Properties

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, filed an application before an Abuja Federal High Court seeking to take over assets belonging to Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation owned by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. In an ex-parte motion that was signed by its lawyer, Mr. Benjamin Manji, EFCC applied for an order of interim attachment/forfeiture of assets and properties of the foundation in Abuja. It specifically prayed the court to grant it…

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EFCC: They Use My Name To Extort Money From Govs/Ministers- Says Magu

EFCC: They Use My Name To Extort Money From Govs/Ministers- Says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has raised alarm over the activities of some fraudsters using his name to extort money from governors, Ministers and national chairmen of top political parties in the country. Exposing how they operate, Magu disclosed that those con men writes invitation letters to political office holders informing them that they were under probe. Magu, who raised the alarm in a Facebook post on…

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Buhari, AGF Beg Court To Dismiss Suit Praying Magu’s Removal As EFCC Chairman

Buhari, AGF Beg Court To Dismiss Suit Praying Magu’s Removal As EFCC Chairman

An Abuja Federal High Court has been asked to sack all suits praying for the removal of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, from office. President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), made the request to the court. Buhari and Malami said in a preliminary objection challenging the competence of a suit seeking Magu’s removal from…

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Buhari Led Government The Most Corrupt In Nigeria History- Fayose

Buhari Led Government The Most Corrupt In Nigeria History- Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has asserted that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government is the most corrupt in the history of Nigeria. Fayose made the allegation while accusing the President of “treating corruption involving his men as family affair.” In a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, the Governor wondered why the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, finds it difficult to go after those…

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Mrs Jonathan, Diezani Should Handover Stolen Properties To Nigeria Via The EFCC

Mrs Jonathan, Diezani Should Handover Stolen Properties To Nigeria Via The EFCC

Lauretta Onochie, President Buhari’s special assistant on new media has ripped both Diezani Alison- Madueke and Patience Jonathan to shreds in a recent Facebook post. —- Post —- “It’s the season of weird demands. Recently, Nigerians were assaulted by the demand by the wife of the former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience Jonathan, asking President Muhammadu Buhari to tell EFCC to leave her alone. Fat chance! EFCC is an institution, not an adulterous man running after…

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EFCC Trial: Buhari On Revenge Mission Because Of My Role During 2015 Election – Patience Jonathan

EFCC Trial: Buhari On Revenge Mission Because Of My Role During 2015 Election – Patience Jonathan

The wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, has said that the Muhammadu Buhari administration is persecuting her because of the role she played during the buildup to the 2015 presidential elections. The former First Lady who is being investigated for alleged corrupt practices claims that President Buhari is merely on a revenge mission because she stood strongly behind her husband during the campaigns. It would be recalled that Mrs Jonathan had described Buhari during…

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Why We Arrested Ekiti Officials – EFCC Speaks

Why We Arrested Ekiti Officials – EFCC Speaks

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of two key officials of the Ekiti State Government. This is contained in a statement issued Thursday evening by spokesman of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren. He identified the officials as the Commissioner for Finance and the Accountant General of the state. Uwujaren said they were picked up by EFCC operatives “following their refusal to honour previous invitations for interrogation in relation to pending investigation…

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Why Banks Were Directed To Unfreeze Patience Jonathan Accounts

Why Banks Were Directed To Unfreeze Patience Jonathan Accounts

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions on Tuesday directed the Union Bank to unfreeze an account operated by former first lady, Patience Jonathan, in the bank. The committee, chaired by Rep Uzoma Nkem-Abonta (PDP, Abia), also directed other banks that may have frozen Mrs Jonathan’s accounts without any court order or a communication to that effect from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to unfreeze them. The committee frowned at the freezing…

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AGF Malami Blasts EFCC Leaked List Of Top Nigerians Under Probe

AGF Malami Blasts EFCC Leaked List Of Top Nigerians Under Probe

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has condemned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for accusing his office of leaking the anti corruption agencies list of high profile cases. On the list are Patience, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen; Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State; his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi; ex-Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani…

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I Do Not Have a $1.2M House – Stella Oduah

I Do Not Have a $1.2M House – Stella Oduah

Stella Oduah, Senator representing Anambra North, has debunked report that she bought a $1.2m house in England while she was a Minister. Oduah is alleged to have procured the property using someone else’s name. Oduah said, “Of course, the allegation is not true, it cannot be true.” She said, “It is unfortunate that we have a country where journalists will copy a story without verifying the authenticity of that story. “When you read my statement…

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