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  • Court
    Former PDP governor jailed for corruption

    A High Court in Yola, Adamawa State, has convicted and jailed former Gov. Bala James Ngilari for failing to adhere to the procurement laws of the state. In a 75-minute long ruling, Justice Nathan Musa found the former governor guilty of four charges, and discharged him on one, which bordered on conspiracy. The judge discharged

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    Former NNPC boss drags EFCC to court for seizing his $9.8m, £74,000

    Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director, GMD, of the National Nigerian Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before a Federal High Court sitting in Kano for seizing $9.8m, £74,000 belonging to him. Yakubu’s lawyers said the suit against the anti-graft agency was seeking the court to vacate the forfeiture

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    A Man Returns N900,000 Mistakenly Paid Into His Bank Account To EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has urged the general public to be good and patriotic citizens by reporting any money deposited mistakenly into their various accounts. The Commission stated this when Dr. Aliyu Usman Tilde, an academician, columnist and writer returned a draft of N900,000.00, (Nine Hundred Thousand Naira Only), to the Gombe

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    EFCC recovers 17 exotic vehicles from ex-Customs boss, Inde

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced the recovery of 17 exotic vehicles in a warehouse belonging to a former Comptroller-General of Customs, Abdullahi Dikko Inde. Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media and Publicity of the commission, on Wednesday said the vehicles were recovered from Inde’s residence located at Nnamdi Azikwe Street, Kaduna. He said

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  • Ibori
    I am not a thief, says Ibori

    Former Delta state governor, Chief James Ibori, has said he had been wrongly accused and maligned by those who said he stole, saying “I am not a thief, I cannot be a thief”. Chief Ibori also said the biggest pain he felt over his travails was the suffering his people had to go through on account of

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    EFCC seizes N948m aircraft linked with ex-governor

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has impounded a N948million aircraft allegedly linked with a former governor of Borno State who is under investigation. The aircraft was seized on Monday at the Maiduguri International Airport. Anti-graft agencies have also placed two other private jets under surveillance at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The grounding

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  • Saraki
    How Saraki operated, funded undeclared foreign accounts – Banker

    The Head of Funds Transfer Unit of the Guaranty Trust Bank, Mr. Amazi Nwachuckwu, appeared before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja on Tuesday giving details of how the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, operated and funded offshore accounts between 2009 and a 2012, while serving as a public officer. Nwachukwu, who had within

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    Ex-president Jonathan fingered in alleged $1.3bn Italian bribery scandal

    Ex-Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, has been fingered in a bribery scandal totaling about $1.3 billion. According to AFP, Italian prosecutors alleged that Jonathan and ex-petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, were involved in reception of kickbacks in relations with ENI and Shell. It was gathered from court documents filed in Milan towards the end of 2016 which

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  • Senate
    Senate indicts SGF Babachir in fraudulent IDP camps contracts

    The Nigerian Senate’s ad-hoc committee on the Humanitarian crisis in the North East has indicted the secretary to the state government Babachir Lawal on handing out of fraudulent contracts in the IDP camps in the northeast. Chairman of the committee Senator Shehu Sani, while presenting the committee’s interim report, revealed that the Presidential Initiative on

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    Corruption war in danger as Senate tweaks law for immunity

    Nigeria’s battle to exit the league of corrupt nations will suffer a setback as the Senate plans to amend the 1999 Constitution to protect lawmakers from all criminal and civil cases. Civil society organisations yesterday warned that the proposal could erode confidence in the law, especially in the eyes of the global community that sees

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