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BREAKING: Former EFCC Boss Regains Freedom After 134 Days in DSS Custody

BREAKING: Former EFCC Boss Regains Freedom After 134 Days in DSS Custody In a significant development, Abdulrasheed Bawa, the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been released from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) following a lengthy period of over 134 days in detention. This news comes […]

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BREAKING: Tinubu Appoints New EFCC Chairman

President Bola Tinubu has officially designated Ola Olukoyede as the Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Olukoyede’s appointment is effective for an initial term of four years, subject to Senate confirmation. In a statement released by presidential spokesperson Ajuri Ngelale on Thursday, it was noted that President Tinubu’s authority to appoint […]

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Tinubu Remove Bawa To Save Akpabio, Matawalle, Fayemi Other APC Thieves – Analyst

On Wednesday, President Bola tinubu removed Abulrasheed bawa as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The president, who assumed office on May 29 with the highest corruption perception index of any Nigerian leader, said he suspended Mr bawa to allow a detailed investigation into multiple petitions assailing the anti-graft chief’s conduct […]

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BREAKING: DSS invites Suspended EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa

The Department of State Services, DSS, has invited the suspended chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa. This was conveyed in statement sent to news men on Wednesday night signed by the spokesperson of the service, Peter Afunanya (PhD). The statement read: “The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Mr. […]

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JUST IN: Mohammed Umar Abba Is The New Acting EFCC Chairman

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday night suspended the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, AbdulRasheed Bawa. The suspension is to allow for a proper investigation into his conduct while in office following some weighty allegations of abuse of office levelled against him by some stakeholders in the anti-corruption fight. Upon his suspension, Bawa […]

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BREAKING: Tinubu Suspends Bawa As EFCC Chairman

President Bola Tinubu has suspended Abdulrasheed Bawa, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This was announced in a statement by Willie Bassey, Director, Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. “President Bola Ahmed Tinubu,GCFR, has approved the indefinite suspension from office of Mr. AbdulRasheed Bawa, CON, […]

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Group Of Civil Society Charge EFCC Chair To Remain Focus On Fighting Financial Crime

By Hon Osaro-Onaiwu Jnr. Corruption Rank in Nigeria averaged 125.67 from 1996 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 154.00 in 2021 and a record low of 52.00 in 1997. These high numbers probably led to Buhari Adminstration, appointing a young dynamic man to chair Nigeria’s top economic crime fighting agency. We when speak, […]

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Over 150 CSOs Ask EFCC Chairman To Quit Now And Face Probe Panel

Following Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State’s bombshell, on Wednesday, that he and some other prominent Nigerians have evidence of corrupt practices against the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, notable Anti-Corruption crusaders in Nigeria, numbering over 150, have said he can no longer continue to stay in office. The leaders […]

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EFCC Chairman Demanded $2m Bribe From Me – Matawalle

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has made a startling accusation against Abdulrasheed Bawa, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), claiming that Bawa demanded a $2 million bribe from him.The governor’s allegation adds to the growing tensions between him and the anti-graft agency. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Governor Matawalle called […]

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Probe Of Presidency, Minister: Matawalle Is Free To His Opinion – FG

The Federal Government has responded to the governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, who demanded that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) include the president and the departing ministers in its investigation of corrupt officials. Matawalle had in a statement told the EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, to stop castigating governors and beam his searchlight […]