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Arms Deal: EFCC Receives Petition Against Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday formally received a petition asking the agency to probe ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on the alleged mismanagement of $2.1 billion released to the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) for arms purchase. The petition is the first written against the former president. …

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EFCC Declares Sen. Omisore Wanted

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, declared a former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore wanted, in connection with alleged N700 million paid to a company in which he has interest by the Office of the National Security Adviser(ONSA). A statement by the Head of Media …

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If Anti-corruption Agencies Delay, We Will Prosecute Looters – Plateau Govt.

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If the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and ICPC delay the investigation and prosecution of cases of people alleged to have looted state funds, Plateau State will go ahead and prosecute them. Lalong said the state government did not want to appear to be in conflict with EFCC and …

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Buhari Has Only Himself To Blame For Cameron’s ‘Fantastically Corrupt’ Comment – Fayose

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Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State says President Muhammadu Buhari only has himself to blame for the recent description of Nigeria as “fantastically corrupt” by the British Prime Minister, David Cameron. According to the governor, President Buhari’s utterances about the country outside Nigeria has been unwholesome, hence Cameron’s comment. “What …

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Senator Joshua Dariye Still Wanted In The UK – London Police

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The Metropolitan Police Service, London, UK, yesterday, told an Abuja High Court sitting at Gudu that the former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is now a serving senator, was still wanted in the United Kingdom over his alleged involvement in money laundering. According to the Service, a 2004 …

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Buhari Leaves For London On Tuesday

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday travel to London to participate in the International Anti-Corruption Summit. According to a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, the summit which, will be held in London on Thursday, will be hosted …

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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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