• BREAKING: Buhari sacks EFCC Chairman, Lamorde … appoints Magu as acting EFCC chairman

    BREAKING: Buhari sacks EFCC Chairman, Lamorde … appoints Magu as acting EFCC chairman

    The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria, Ibrahim Lamorde, has been sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday following a visit to the Aso Villa, a source close to the Presidency has revealed.

    No reason has been stated for his sack and an official statement is yet to be issued.

    Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu as the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr. Magu, who […]

  • EFCC Chairman, Lamorde sues Daily Sun Newspaper for N1 Million over…

    EFCC Chairman, Lamorde sues Daily Sun Newspaper for N1 Million over…

    Chairman of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde, has sued the Daily Sun Newspapers for N1 billion over an alleged defamatory story the media organisation wrote against him.

    Lamorde instituted the case at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja through Festus Keyamo, his counsel.

    According to the statement of claim filed by Keyamo, the plaintiff is claiming the sum of N1 billion “being damages for the words published of and concerning the plaintiff which are libelous by direct […]

  • Unbelievable!!! EFCC Leader, Lamorde under investigation over shady dealings worth N1 Trillion

    Unbelievable!!! EFCC Leader, Lamorde under investigation over shady dealings worth N1 Trillion

    Chairman of the Eco­nomic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, is presently being investigated over allegations of diversion of over N1 trillion from the sale of confiscated properties belonging to convicted public officials including former governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyesiegha and former Inspector General of Police, Tafa Balogun, among many others.

    A new report indicates that a clandestine investigation may have been initiated by President Muhammadu Buhari into the leadership of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    The investigation is […]