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Tag Archives: EFCC

Ex-Minister, Jumoke Akinjide, on the run over N650m fraud

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According to Saharareporters, the former Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) under Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, is currently on the run. The former minister has allegedly absconded after being implicated in a N650 million fraud involving the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and one Senator …

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EFCC Allegedly Freezes Fayose’s Account

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has frozen the personal account of the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose and that of his associates, reports Vanguard. Speaking at the premises of Zenith Bank, Ado-Ekiti, where he had his personal account, Fayose said he had been informed days earlier about …

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Lovely new photo of Fani-Kayode’s Wife & Son

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While Chief Femi Fani-Kayode remains in EFCC detention without trial, his gorgeous wife, Precious recently shared this lovely photo with their son Aragorn on Instagram. Looking fresh and adorable, it seems her husbands trial is not affecting her at all. SEE: Jonathan Carrying Femi Fani Kayode’s Son (Photo) Meanwhile, the anti-graft …

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Suspect Dies In EFCC Custody

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A suspect who was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of fraud, has died after spending six hours in EFCC custody. The suspect Desmond Nunugwo, was taken into custody on Thursday, but died a few hours later, according to EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren. “The late …

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Former Bauchi Guber Aspirant Arraigned By EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, arraigned Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi, former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State on charges of conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretense. Also charged with Adamu was his company, Solid Unit Nig. Ltd, before Justice Yakubu Dakawak …

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Former Chief Of Air Staff Seeks Out Of Court Settlement On Money Laundering Charges

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A former Chief of Air Staff, Mohammed Umar wants an out-of-court settlement in the money laundering charge against him. Umar is being tried on a seven-count charge bordering on laundering of N4.8 billion, while he was Chief of Air Staff. He had pleaded not guilty and was granted bail by …

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Fani-kayode Has Met Bail Conditions – Aide

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Jude Ndukwe, the Special Assistant on Media to Femi Fani-Kayode, the detained Director of Media and Publicity of the 2015 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Campaign Organisation claimed that his principal has met his bail conditions as set by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC but the anti-graft agency has …

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Read Full Text Of President Buhari’s Democracy Day Message To Nigerians

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Full text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Democracy Day speech to Nigerians on Sunday, May 29. My compatriots, It is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements. By age, instinct and experience, my preference is to look forward, …

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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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