Abdulrasheed Bawa

N1.4Bn fraud trial: EFCC boss Bawa testifies (PHOTOS)

Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Executive Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrived at the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja. Bawa arrived at the courtroom for further cross-examination in the alleged N1.4bn fuel subsidy fraud trial of Mr. Abubakar Ali Peters and his company, Nadabo Energy Limited. The case is before Justice […]

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EFCC Recovers N152bn, $386M In 2021

EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that it recovered the aggregate sum of N152,088,698,751.64 (One Hundred and Fifty-two Billion, Eighty-eight Million, Six Hundred and Ninety-eight Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty-one Naira, Sixty-four Kobo) in 2021. The antigraft agency also recovered $386,220,202.84 (Three Hundred and Eighty-six Million, Two Hundred […]

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Buhari’s regime, public service lack competent individuals: Gov. El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai says the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria’s public service was lacking experienced and competent people to steer the country to economic growth and prosperity. “We need competent people in political and public services, but this is not the case in Nigeria, and things will not work. “Unless the […]

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‘‘I was dehydrated’’- EFCC boss, Abdulrasheed Bawa opens up on dizzy spell

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, says dehydration caused him to be dizzy while he was giving a speech at the presidential villa in Abuja today, September 16. The chairman of the anti-graft agency caused many to panic when he became dizzy while delivering a speech at an event […]

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EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa slumps at Aso Rock

Abdulrasheed Bawa, Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was reportedly rushed out of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday September 16, after slumping at an event. Daily Trust reported the anti-graft agency’s chairman was giving a goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration, when he suddenly stopped speaking. Bawa was allegedly talking […]

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2023: EFCC Issues Stern Warning To Banks Over Election Financing, Forex Fraud

With less than two years to the 2023 general elections, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has issued a stern warning to banks against fraudulent election financing, foreign exchange malpractice and money laundering. The Commission said it had become necessary not only to put bankers on their toes, but to also bring the financial […]

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Why Bawa Demands EFCC Officials To Resign

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa while addressing staff at the EFCC zonal office in Markurdi, Benue state capital, on Thursday. Bawa made this known While insisting that the values of professionalism and integrity of the commission must be upheld, Bawa said it was not possible for an official […]

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Why Bawa Demands EFCC Officials To Resign

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa while addressing staff at the EFCC zonal office in Markurdi, Benue state capital, on Thursday. Bawa made this known While insisting that the values of professionalism and integrity of the commission must be upheld, Bawa said it was not possible for an official […]

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Why ‘Corrupt’ EFCC Officials Must Resign – Bawa

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has asked “corrupt” officials in the commission to resign. Naija News reports that Bawa made this known while addressing staff at the EFCC zonal office in Markurdi, Benue state capital, on Thursday. While insisting that the values of professionalism and integrity of the commission must […]

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Asset Declaration: EFCC Extends Deadline To Bank MDs, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has extended the deadline given to over 120 Managing Directors and top executives of banks to submit their asset declaration forms. Naija News recalls that the anti-graft agency had initially given the top bankers till June 1, 2021, to declare their assets in line with the Bank Employees, […]

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Why Ribadu, Magu, Others Left Under Wave Of Controversy – Bawa

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has revealed why his predecessors left office under controversial circumstances. Speaking during the weekly ministerial briefing at the Presidential Villa on Thursday, Bawa said Nuhu Ribadu, Farida Waziri, Ibrahim Lamorde, and Ibrahim Magu left the office unceremoniously becausee corruption fought back. Bawa said […]

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EFCC: Identity Of Nigeria’s Female Minister Who Laundered $37m Revealed

Naija News reports that he disclosed this while speaking on Sunrise Daily, a current affairs programme, on Channels Television on Tuesday. Reports have emerged claiming that the EFCC chairman was referring to the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. A source in the EFCC told SaharaReporters that it was from Diezani that the commission recovered the $37.5 million real […]

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House of Reps raises questions over $44 million Ikoyi recovered loot

The House of Representatives has raised questions about the whereabouts of the 44 million dollars recovered from the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) by Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in 2017 as the Office of the National Security Adviser said it was not in custody of the money. The Director of Finance and Admin in […]

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EFCC Chairman Opens UP On Getting Death Threats

The anti-corruption agency boss , Abdulrasheed Bawa on Tuesday said some persons have threatened to kill him since he assumed office. He stated this during an interview on Channels Television’s Breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily. When he was asked to respond to President Muhammadu Buhari’s frequent “Corruption is fighting back” expression, Bawa said he was in […]

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Corruption Fight: We Have Designed Manual To Engage Christian, Islamic Leaders – EFCC Boss

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC said it has designed a manual to engage Christian and Islamic communities in the country in its anti-corruption fight. Naija News reports that the Chairman of the commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, revealed this while appearing live in an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily. When asked if […]

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EFCC Seizes Jewelry Worth N14.6bn, Houses Worth $80m From Diezani Alison-Madueke

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said pieces of jewellery seized from a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, have been valued at about N14.460 bn. EFCC Chairman, Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, made this known at House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the assessment and status […]

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#EndSARS: No Fewer Than 10 People Were Killed At Lekki Tollgate – Female Witness Reveals

A Lagos woman, who appeared before the Lagos panel investigating police abuses, has said she believes that no fewer than 10 people were killed at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos State last October during the #EndSARS protest against police brutality. Sarah Ibrahim, a protester, who said she witnessed the shooting by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate, […]

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Insecurity Is A Global Phenomenon, So Stop Ethnicism And Politicising It – Keyamo To Nigerians

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, (SAN), has urged Nigerians to stop ethnicising and politicising insecurity in the country, arguing that security threats remain a global issue. Keyamo made this call on Friday, in a brief statement shared on his official Twitter page.While making reference to recent shootings in the US, […]

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EFCC Sets Deadline for Bank Workers to Declare Assets

Abdulrasheed Bawa, The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has ordered all bank workers to declare their assets latest June 1, 2021. Gistlover reports that the newly appointed EFCC boss gave the directive while speaking with State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. He stated that the […]

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Malami Explains the Relationship between Him and EFCC Boss Bawa

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, says he is not related to the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa. In an exclusive interview with Daily Trust, Malami denied being related to the EFCC boss, adding that Bawa is competent and has the ability to […]

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