IGP Recalls 25 EFCC Detectives A directive by the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba Alkali, to withdraw 25 key detectives attached to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has generated mixed feelings among insiders in the commission and stakeholders over likely implication of the action on the commission’s operations.
In 2003, Nigeria’s former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, established the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The EFCC was created to investigate financial crimes such as advance fee fraud, money laundering, internet fraud, among others.Since its establishment 18 years ago, the anti-corruption agency has had six chairpersons; five men and one woman.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that the anti- graft agency needs all Nigerians on board In the fight against corruption.According to the Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa noted that the EFCC can not do It alone.
IGP Withdraws Police Officers From EFCC Usman Baba, the new acting inspector-general of police (IGP), has instructed the withdrawal of senior police officers from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The directive, seen by TheCable, was contained in a letter dated April 15, 2021 and addresses to Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the EFCC.
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We Will Fight Corruption With Rule Of Law- Bawa Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has reiterated the commission’s commitment to fighting corruption within the ambits of the law.Speaking in Kano during his maiden visit to the Zonal Office of the EFCC, Bawa said what distinguished the anti-graft agency at inception was strict adherence to the rule of law.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali, has requested a quick withdrawal of senior cops joined to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The improvement flags stewing aggression between the two law authorization organizations with a longstanding history of coordinated effort that has helped the counter unite office to meet its staff needs since the beginning.
The announcement made by the minister of police that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of DIG Alkali Baba as the new Inspector General of Police has not gone down well with southern leaders, most especially the Ohaneze Ndigbo.
News broke yesterday evening that the former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.The new Chairman of EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa is determined to take the anti-corruption fight to the next level and he is making sure that all the cases that have not ben properly dealt with before he assumed power are treated and followed to a logical conclusion to ensure that justice is done.
Actually, The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is known to be a law enforcement agency that is responsible for the Investigation of Crime like money laundering, advance fee fraud and others.
1) EFCC Detains Former Governor For Attempting To Bribe Bawa.The Minister of "Niger Delta Affairs", Godswill Akpabio have been detained by EFCC (Economic and Financial Crimes Commission) for attempting to bribe the Chairman of the commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa.Sources that spoke with the news platform on Friday noted that former Governor Akwa Ibom and five others were detained for two hours last Monday by an anti-graft agency after Akpabio attempted to bribe Bawa with $350,000 (about N135 million).
News Headlines This Morning The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has advised Nigerians to embrace the fight against corruption because the commission cannot win the war alone.According to Bawa, EFCC belongs to all Nigerians, not for anybody Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, on Monday urged the Federal Government to allowed states to develop and operates their respective Minerals and pay loyalty to the central government.
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1) EFCC Chairman Sends Message To Nigerians.The Chairman of EFCC (Economic and Financial Crimes Commission), Abdulrasheed Bawa has reiterated the commitment of EFCC in fighting against corruption within the ambits of the law.Bawa said this yesterday in Kano during his maiden visit to the Kano Zonal Office of the EFCC.
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EFCC Belongs To All Nigerians And Is Not For Anybody - Bawa The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has declared that the anti-graft agency can't fight corruption alone.This is as he declared that EFCC belongs to all Nigerians and all stakeholders must join hands with the commission to fight corruption in the country.
The recent activities of the incumbent Attorney General of the Federation and Honourable Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami Esq, beginning from his unilateral recommendation of Abdulrasheed Bawa, the 40 years old kinsman of his, as the Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commissioner (EFCC), to his recent commitment before a High Court, where he testified concerning a former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, how he is not born a Nigerian, and not legally qualified to vie for Nigeria's President, reinforces the rumour of his dire interest in the presidency, or being instrumental to the planting of Nigeria's next President.
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Fuel scarcity hit Abuja, commuters, car owners stranded.Commuters in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, were on Monday stranded as scarcity of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly called petrol resurfaced across the city.DAILY POST correspondent who monitored the market situation on Monday evening observed that most filling stations between Kubwa and Zuba were not dispensing the product to customers.
Information reaching our news desk now has it that the current Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio and five of his aides were detained for two hours for attempting to bribe the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa.The former Governor has been struggling to get over allegations of financial corruption hanged on his neck by the anti-graft agency which was traced back to his days as the Governor of Akwa Ibom State.
We must sustain, cherish our subsisting unity, brotherhood’ Gombe State Government will continue to cherish and maintain the brotherhood subsisting among the adherents of the two major faiths in the state.
The chairman of the Economic And Financial Crime Commission in the person of Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa urge all the staff and officers of the commission to focus on the main aim of the commission that is courage, integrity and as well, professionalism.
Godswill Akpabio has denied being temporarily detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after he allegedly attempted to bribe its new chairman Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa.“For the information of the general public, the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has no reason to offer bribe to the new Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa and never did,” said Akpabio, who’s also a former governor of Akwa Ibom.
The executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa on his visit to River State capital (Port Harcourt) Yesterday has charged the EFCC Staff on his arrival to Maintain Core Values In Tackling Graft.