How Anyim got N575m for Special Service, by EFCC
Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation Anyim Pius Anyim is fighting to keep his integrity after being accused of collecting N575m for special service. The cash, according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), came  from the Office of the National Security Adviser(ONSA). Detectives are still... Read more
Corrupt politicians plan to remove Magu ahead 2019 elections
WHO sent some security agents to the home of the President’s Chief of Staff (COS), Mr. Abba Kyari, on January 7? That was the poser raised in intelligence circles yesterday amid indication of a fresh plot to remove Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu by... Read more
EFCC arrests finance chief of Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign over alleged N69bn fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 presidential election, Hotnewsnaija Online has learnt. The suspect, who served as the Chairman of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund from 2009 to 2015,... Read more
FG accuses David Mark of illegally acquired Senate President’s official residence
The Federal Government has accused a former Senate President, David Mark, of illegally acquiring his then official residence as his private property. In September this year, the government, through the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, which is chaired by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, gave the... Read more
EFCC asks Mark to account for N5.4b
Former Senate President David Mark is to account for over N5.4billion slush cash and campaign funds traced to him, Hotnewsnaija Online has learnt yesterday. Part of the money is N550 million, which is part of the $2.1billion controversial arms procurement cash, according to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)... Read more
FG pays first tranche to Ikoyi whistle-blower
The whistle-blower, who helped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission recover the $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) from an Ikoyi apartment on April 12, 2017, has finally been paid his commission, Hotnewsnaija Online has learnt. It was also learnt that the whistle-blower travelled out of the country less than... Read more
Unknown gunmen invade Magu’s house, kill policeman
Unknown gunmen last night invaded the bungalow farmhouse of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu and killed a policeman. According to findings, the gunmen stormed the farmhouse in Karshi in the Federal Capital Territory at about 10pm Tuesday and exchanged fire... Read more
Fayose tackles Falana over Abuja N1bn property
The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has criticised human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), over the allegation by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), linking the lawyer to a N1bn property on Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja. Fayose said it was embarrassing, shameful, disgraceful... Read more
We will arrest Ekpeyong, Oke,says Magu
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday said he would not back down on the planned arrest of a former Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mr. Ita Ekpeyong; and a former DG of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo... Read more
EFCC operatives invade ex-DSS DG’s house for arrest
Some operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ) have invaded the residence of a former Director-General of the Department of State Security Service (DSS), Mr. Ita Ekpenyong to arrest him. Ekpenyong is allegedly wanted in connection with the ongoing probe of alleged $2.1billion arms procurement... Read more