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Tag Archives: EFCC

Saraki: 19 Political Parties In Nigeria Urge CCT Chairman Umar To Step Down

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19 registered political parties in Nigeria, yesterday, called on the Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, to step down from the trial of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki. The political parties alleged that the tribunal chairman had failed to demonstrate a dispassion that is required of …

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Former Minister Mrs Usman Reportedly Refunds Part Of The Money Gotten From Dasuki

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Former Finance Minister, Senator Esther Nenadi Usman, has reportedly made a substantial refund of the cash said to have been given to her by the Office of the National Security Adviser, NSA after spending four days in EFCC net. A competent source at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, …

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EFCC Detains Ex-Finance Minister Mrs Usman For Allegedly Receiving N2.5bn From Dasuki

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Former Finance Minister and a former Senator, Mrs Esther Nenadi Usman, was yesterday, taken into custody by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly receiving N2.5 billion of the N4 billion taken out of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the orders of the former …

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EFCC Clears CCT Chairman Of N10m Bribery Allegation

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has cleared the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Justice Dandali Umar, of any culpability in the N10 million bribery allegation leveled against him. The clearance was formally conveyed by the EFCC to Justice Umar in a letter signed by the …

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FG Loses N1bn To Ghost Workers – EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it had uncovered 37,395 ghost workers on the payroll of the Federal Civil Service, which led to a loss of about N1 billion. EFCC’s acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, made the disclosure yesterday during an anti-corruption sensitisation programme organised for staff of works …

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How Oronsaye Diverted N190m From Government Account – Witness

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Olubunmi Ojoko, another prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Head of Service, Stephen Oronsaye, yesterday, told a Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja how Oronsaye used N190 million diverted from the Federal Government. The witness who is an employee of Access Bank Plc said that …

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Former Abia Governor Kalu, Others To Be Arraigned On May 16

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Justice Anwuri Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed May 16 for arraignment of former Abia State governor, Orji Uzoh Kalu, ex-Director of Finance in the State House, Udeh Jones Udeogu, and Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited on a 112 amended charge brought against them by the Economic …

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Magu Vows To Get To The Root Of The Haliburton Case

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Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commissiin (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has vowed to get to the root of the Halliburton case as well as other corruption cases in the country. Speaking during a visit by Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), who charged the …

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EFCC Arraigns NAMA Boss For Allegedly Stealing N2.8bn

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, arraigned the Managing Director/Chief Executive of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Ibrahim Abdulsalam, at the Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing N2.8 billion. He was charged along with Nnamdi Udoh (still at large), Adegorite Olumuyiwa, Agbolade Segun, Clara Aliche, Joy Ayodele …

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Supreme Court Orders EFCC To Prosecute Fmr. Abia Governor Orji Kalu Over Alleged N5.6bn Fraud

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The Supreme Court, on Friday, gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the go-ahead in prosecuting the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu on a 107-count corruption charges. The charges border on the alleged complicity of the erstwhile governor in money laundering and illegal diversion of …

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Impersonator Of Ex-Gov Suswan Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment

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Justice Lateef Lawal Akapo of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on Wednesday convicted and sentenced an impersonator of a former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswan, to two years imprisonment. The convict, Joseph Onoja, was arraigned on an initial 4-count charge bordering on conspiracy to defraud, impersonation, forgery …

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EFCC Drags Oronsaye To Court Over N190m Fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, docked former Head of Service of the Federation, HoS, Mr. Stephen Oronsaye, before an Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama, on a two-count charge bordering on alleged N190 million fraud. The former HoS was alleged to have abused his position as Chairman …

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Falae, SDP Denies Receiving N100m From CBN

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The Social Democratic Party (SDP), yesterday denied that N100 million was transferred to the company account of its Chairman, Chief Olu Falae, from the Central Bank/ Joint Trust Dimension Nigeria Limited. This was contained in a statement issued in Akure by the state Publicity Secretary of the Party Remi Olayiwola. …

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Fani-Kayode, Falae, Others In Trouble As EFCC Traces N3bn To Their Personal Accounts

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that about N3.145bn was transferred from the Central Bank of Nigeria to the private accounts of some members of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation. According to the anti-graft body, the Director of Publicity of the organization Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, …

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Army Replaces Officer Under Probe Over Involvement In $2.1bn Arms Deal

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The army has replaced one of its officers under probe over the $2.1 billion arms deal, Col. Nicholas Ashinze, with Col. M.A. Abdullahi as the nation’s military attaché to Germany. Col. M.A. Abdullahi’s initial nomination for the job was reported to have been turned down by a former Chief of …

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EFCC Traces Transfers From $2.1bn Arms Deal To Foreign Accounts

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Much of the $2.1 billion arms funds which was allegedly mismanaged and is now being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been traced to 11 different accounts in the United Kingdom (UK), United States of America (USA) and Niger Republic, The Nation reports. According to the …

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EFCC Arrests Oronsaye For Obtaining Money By False Pretense

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wednesday night, arrested a former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mr Steve Oronsaye, over allegation of corruption and obtaining money by false pretense. Oronsaye who is already being prosecuted by the EFCC on 24 counts of money laundering before a …

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EFCC Has Lost Its Fear Factor, Obasanjo Says

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has attacked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), describing the anti-graft agency as a toothless bulldog. Speaking, yesterday, during his 79th birthday celebration, held at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, the former Nigerian leader wondered what had happened to the …

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My Detention By EFCC Politically Motivated – Secondus

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The Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, says his detention by the EFCC was politically motivated. Speaking on Thursday during a session with reporters in Abuja, Secondus lamented that the eight days he spent in the EFCC detention was a ploy by political opponents to …

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Court Refuses EFFC’s Evidence Against Metuh

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An FCT High Court has rejected the evidence of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr Olisa Metuh over alleged destruction of statements. Justice Ishaq Bello ruled that the evidence, which is a pocket notebook entry of an …

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