• EFCC arraigns judge, SAN for alleged corruption, forgery

    EFCC arraigns judge, SAN for alleged corruption, forgery

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned a judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and a senior lawyer, Chief Godwin Obla (SAN) for alleged bribery and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

    The judge and the senior lawyer were arraigned on a 30-count charge before Justice Hakeem Oshodi of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja.

    The charges were read to them after Justice Oshodi ordered them to move from the court gallery into the […]

  • EFCC quizzes varsity boss for alleged corruption

    EFCC quizzes varsity boss for alleged corruption

    The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, has been invited for questioning by the anti-graft commission, EFCC.

    Mr. Oyewole and the institution’s bursar, Moses Ilesanmi, were invited for questioning based on allegations of corruption levelled against them.

    The duo are to appear at the EFCC’s Zonal Office in Ibadan on August 17 by 10:00 a.m., according to an invitation letter signed by Akaninyewa Ezima.

    “The office is currently investigating an alleged case of corruption and abuse of office involving […]

  • Alleged corruption: Why Fayose should not enjoy immunity – SERAP explains

    Alleged corruption: Why Fayose should not enjoy immunity – SERAP explains

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has stated that “the freezing of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s account by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is lawful under section 308 of the 1999 constitution and international law particularly the UN Convention against Corruption to which Nigeria is a state party.”

    The group argued that, “The freezing of the account is a preventive measure targeting the rem, which is necessary for the conduct of an effective investigation of allegations of corruption involving former […]