• Waziri fires Ribadu: I’m not responsible for your failure in politics

    Waziri fires Ribadu: I’m not responsible for your failure in politics

    First female and former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, has cautioned her predecessor, Nuhu Ribadu, against using her name anytime he needs public attention or sympathy. Waziri’s reaction was contained in a statement signed by her Personal Assistant, Omolara Oluremi, on Saturday in Abuja.

    Mrs Waziri was reacting to the claim by Ribadu earlier in the week that Waziri was one of those who frustrated the anti-corruption crusade he embarked upon. Waziri said the latest […]

  • Court cleared me of corruption charges cooked up by Obasanjo, El-Rufai, Ribadu, says Atiku

    Court cleared me of corruption charges cooked up by Obasanjo, El-Rufai, Ribadu, says Atiku

    Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice President,  has given himself a clean slate from corruption tag, saying that court has cleared him of the corruption allegations “cooked up” by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and gazetted by a government white paper during the Olusegun Obasanjo administration.

    Atiku stated this in the interview granted to the editorial team of the EFCC, which was published in the latest edition of their in-house Magazine, “Zero Tolerance”.

    He noted that he is one of the […]

  • Cooperate with DSS, EFCC against corruption in judiciary – Ribadu tells NJC

    Cooperate with DSS, EFCC against corruption in judiciary – Ribadu tells NJC

    Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has called on the National Judicial Council (NJC) to cooperate with the Department of State Service (DSS) and the anti-graft agency in the ongoing war against corrupt judges.

    Ribadu, speaking in Abuja at the Radio Nigeria Annual Lecture, said that even if the NJC does not agree with the method of the DSS, it should appreciate that what is being done is needed declaring that it was time […]

  • There is nothing wrong in arresting serving judges, says Ribadu

    There is nothing wrong in arresting serving judges, says Ribadu

    Founding Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, has stated that the recent arrest of some serving judges in the country over alleged corruption was in order.

    Speaking at the 2016 Annual Lecture of Radio Nigeria in Abuja, the former presidential candidate said there was nothing wrong with the raid carried out in the homes of suspected corrupt judges by security agencies early this month.

    He wondered why Nigerians who complained that public office holders were corrupt, were still […]

  • Why security votes must stop – Ex-EFCC boss Ribadu

    Why security votes must stop – Ex-EFCC boss Ribadu

    Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has listed ways government could checkmate corruption, even as he called for scrapping of security votes for elected officials.

    He stated this during the Nigerian Institute of Management 2016 Annual Conference in Abuja, yesterday.

    “The laws may not be faulty, but operators of the system are likely to be. To fight corruption, the umpire has to be clean, honest and sincere. Dishonesty cannot fight dishonesty. If you are corrupt, […]

  • Fighting corruption is statutory duty of president – Ribadu

    Fighting corruption is statutory duty of president – Ribadu

    According to reports, the former EFCC Chairman, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, says it is the statutory responsibility of a country’s president to fight corruption from all angles.

    Ribadu said this at the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) (Chartered), 2016 Annual Conference in Abuja on Monday.

    “Nobody else, it is not the duty of any governor or any chairman of a local government; it rests on the shoulder of the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria; if any one steals one naira in Uyo or […]

  • Stop celebrating criminals – Ribadu tells Nigerians

    Stop celebrating criminals – Ribadu tells Nigerians

    A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has said that for the war against corruption to succeed, Nigerians must stop celebrating criminals.

    Ribadu, who gave the advice at the 2016 conference of the Nigerian Institute of Management in Abuja on Monday, also said that security votes should be abolished.

    According to him, leadership is essential for the anti-graft war to succeed. He said that leadership at all levels should provide the needed example.

    He stated, “There should […]

  • I am happy to be back in APC – Ribadu

    I am happy to be back in APC – Ribadu

    Malam Nuhu Ribadu, the gubernatorial candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election in Adamawa says that he feels happy to be back in All Progressives Congress (APC).

    Addressing party officials at the APC secretariat in Yola on Saturday, Ribadu, who spoke in Hausa, said he returned to the party with good intention to contribute positively to nation building at all levels.

    “Thank God I am back, I feel happy to be back; I want to thank the party […]

  • Stop politicising Buhari’s anti-corruption fight – Ribadu tells politicians

    Stop politicising Buhari’s anti-corruption fight – Ribadu tells politicians

    Pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, has warned Nigerians to desist from politicising the current wave of anti-corruption fight being waged by the EFCC so as to rid the nation of the monster.

    Mr. Ribadu made the remark at a National Stakeholders Workshop on Recovery and Management of Recovered Assets organized by the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption on Wednesday.

    Ribadu chastised those who are vilifying EFCC for daring to confront corruption, saying that the only goal […]

  • Why Buhari needs Ribadu to effectively fight graft– APC Group

    Why Buhari needs Ribadu to effectively fight graft– APC Group

    President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to bring in people like former anti-corruption czar and Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, to help pursue his agenda of probity, fight corruption and ensure that those who feast on the common wealth are made to return it.

    President of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Coalition for Peace and Mobilisation (NACOPEM), Comrade Ahmed Saleh, made the call on Tuesday in Abuja.

    Speaking at the National Executive Council (NEC) […]