• EFCC re-arraigns Rickey Tarfa for bribery

    EFCC re-arraigns Rickey Tarfa for bribery

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday re-arraigned Rickey Tarfa (SAN), on an amended charge of offering of gratification to public officers.

    The commission had on March 10, brought Tarfa before an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on a 27-count of willful obstruction of its authorised officers, refusal to declare assets, making false information and offering gratification to a public official.

    At the resumed hearing on Wednesday, the commission ammended the charge and reduced it to a 26-count […]

  • How Rickey Tarfa obstructed justice – witness tells court

    How Rickey Tarfa obstructed justice – witness tells court

    An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission witness, Sulaiman Abiola, on Monday told an Ikeja High Court how Rickey Tarfa obstructed justice and shielded his clients from arrest.

    The EFCC on February 5 alleged that Tarfa wilfully obstructed two of its officers, Moses Awolusi and Sanusi Mohammed, from making an arrest of his clients within the premises of the Igbosere High Court.

    Tarfa’s clients, Gnanhoue Sourou and Nazaire Odeste, were suspected by the EFFC of committing some financial crimes.

    The senior advocate of Nigeria […]

  • Rickey Tarfa falsified his age – EFCC insists

    Rickey Tarfa falsified his age – EFCC insists

    Mr. Tosin Owobo, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecution witness, in the ongoing trial of Rickey Tarfa, a senior advocate, on Thursday in Lagos insisted that the lawyer falsfied his age in the assets declaration form.

    Tarfa is standing trial before Justice A.A. Akintoye on a 27-count charge bordering on offering gratification to a public officer, failure to declare assets and false declaration of age.

    Owobo, an EFCC operative, made the revelation during a cross-examination at a Lagos High Court […]

  • Group asks EFCC to prosecute 2 judges over alleged bribery from Rickey Tarfa

    Group asks EFCC to prosecute 2 judges over alleged bribery from Rickey Tarfa

    Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), An anti-graft coalition, has sent a request to the chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), demanding the investigation and prosecution of Justices Hyeladzira Nganjiwa and Mohammed Yunusa, for allegedly receiving millions of Naira in bribe from Mr. Rickey Tarfa (SAN).

    Taking a cue from an online Newspaper report, SR of 29th June, 2016, where it was reported of how Mr. Rickey Tarfa SAN allegedly paid money into the bank account of two federal High Court […]