Wednesday , 31 August 2016


Tag Archives: EFCC

Dr Ayade, Brother To Cross River State Gov Arrested By EFCC Over $2.4bn Contract Scam

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Dr. Francis Ayade, the brother of Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade was on Tuesday apprehended by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over an alleged an alleged N2.4bn contract scam. The Managing Director of Leophina Nigeria Limited and Hally Brown International Limited, was accused of diverting four different …

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‘Nigeria’s Biggest Corruption Is In The Judiciary’- Ibrahim Magu

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The EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu today while addressing Newsmen took a swipe at the Nigerian Judiciary.He called them Nigeria’s ‘Biggest problem’ and also described them as corrupt.

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3 Men Arrested For Impersonating EFCC Acting Chairman

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According to a statement, the Enugu Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested 3 people for impersonation and attempt to obtain money by false pretext from the Anambra State Secretary to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Casmir I. Ajulu. The arrested persons are Chukwuma Charles Eze, Ogechi …

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Contractor Diverts 60 Trucks Of Grains Meant For IDPs In Borno

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A contractor who allegedly diverted 60 truck-load of grains meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State has been apprehended by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The suspect (names withheld) delivered only fifty-three trucks out of 113 allocated to the state and diverted the rests to an …

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I Will Not Resign, Padding Is Not An Offence – Dogara

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives in Nigeria, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says he will not resign despite allegations of budget padding against him. Mr Dogara made the statement after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. Talks at the meeting were believed to be largely focused on the …

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SEE Speaker Dogara’s Alleged Abuja Mansion

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The former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has asked law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute some leaders of the House and jail them for allegedly padding the 2016 budget. Jibrin, who spoke with journalists  recently said, he personally submitted petitions against Speaker of the House …

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EFCC Storms NAHCO Lagos Office

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Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, (NAHCO) got a surprise visit by unwanted guests over the weekend as officials of the Economic and Financil Crimes Commission (EFCC) stormed the corporate office of the firm at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos demanding to see top officials and some documents. Spokesman …

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Jibrin Insists On Dogara’s Arrest

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The immediate past Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Friday stormed the headquarters of the Department of State Services, Abuja, to seek the arrest of the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara for his role in the alleged budget padding. See what he had …

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Ex-Ebonyi Council Chair, 2 Others Arraigned By EFCC For N25m Fraud

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Former Coordinator of Afikpo South Local Government Development Centre of Ebonyi State, Ugwuocha Okoroafor; his treasurer, Christian Chukwu Owo, and the administrative officer, Mrs. Anne Eke Agwu was on Thursday araingend by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice E.A. Ngene of the State High Court, Afikpo on …

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Reps Invite EFCC To Probe Alleged Budget

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Some members of the House of Representatives under the aegis of the ‘Transparency Group’ on Wednesday signed a petition to invite the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the alleged 2016 budget padding claims made by a former Chairman of the Appropriation committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin. Hon. Jibrin claimed …

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Security Operatives Take Over Benue Assembly

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The complex of the Benue State House of Assembly was yesterday taken over by security personnel and youths of All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic, PDP. The invasion of the House of assembly is the latest twist in the N750 million car purchase scam that continues to rock the …

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EFCC Arrests FUTA, AAU Undergraduates For N16m Internet Scam

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Four students from the Federal University of Technology Akure, (FUTA) and another from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, (AAU) have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office for allegedly involving in N16million Internet fraud. The Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, in …

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EFCC Releases Omisore From Detention

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Former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, on Friday was released from detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after meeting his bail conditions. Omisore was arrested on July 3, 2016 and detained by the EFCC after about N1.3 billion he allegedly received from the Office …

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EFCC on the trail of Nigeria’s Most Wanted ATM Fraudster, Akinade Tofunmi

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As you read, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday released a statement addressing the rise of identity theft in Nigeria. Photos of a suspected female fraudster on the run was also shared. Read below. The much talked about ATM fraudsters are not resting on the oars. They …

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Arms Deal Scam: Contractor Granted Bail On Strict Terms

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The Federal High Court Abuja, presided by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba on Monday, granted bail to the Managing Director of Almond Projects Limited, Olugbenga Obadina, who allegedly collected a sum of N2.4 billion from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, under Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd) purportedly for a fraudulent …

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2.1b Arms Deal: Why The EFCC Is After Doyin Okupe

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  Dr. Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was yesterday freshly grilled by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over a N162m ‘illicit payment’. INFORMATION NIGERIA brings you everything need to know about it.

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Omisore’s Bail Application Adjourned By Federal High Court

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has adjourned till Friday, July 15, to decide on the bail application filed by the 2014 Osun State governorship aspirant, Senator Iyiola Omisore who has been in EFCC custody since 3rd, July 2016. Lawyer representing Senator Omisore, Mr Chris Uche had asked the …

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Court Grants Abba Moro Permission To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment

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Former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro has been granted permission to seek medical attention abroad by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja. Moro’s lawyer, Paul Erokoro (SAN) had prayed the court to allow his client seek medical treatment abroad. Lawyer to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission …

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Fani Kayode Meets Bail Conditions As He Awaits Verification From The EFCC

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Ex-Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, on Monday said he has met the conditions necessary to facilitate his bail but still awaiting verification of some documents by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement released by his Media Adviser, Jude Ndukwe, the former minister who is standing trial …

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Billions Of Looted Funds Found On Farmland In Abuja Shocking – Dogara

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, at a meeting with newspaper editors in Abuja on Saturday has expressed shock at the level of corruption discovered by anti-graft agencies so far describing it as unimaginable. While making reference to the recent discovery of billions of looted funds …

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