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    EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has again arraigned a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Fani-Kayode, was the Spokesperson of former President, Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election campaign. He was re-arraigned alongside Nenadi Usman, a former Minister of State for Finance on a 17-count charge of money laundering and

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    EFCC’s suit against Patience Jonathan adjourned to May 22

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday adjourned to May 22, a suit seeking final forfeiture to the Federal Government, of the sum of 5.8m dollars belonging to former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun granted the adjournment following an argument by counsel to Jonathan, Mr Ifedayo Adedipe (SAN), that the

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    I HAVE NO HOTEL IN LAGOS – ZAMFARA GOVERNOR

    Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has denied allegation that he has a hotel under construction worth $3 million, monies gathered from the Paris-London Club refunds. In a statement signed by Abulrazque Barkindo, head, public affairs, Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat, Yari said he did not have a plot of land, much less a hotel. “Reports on Governor Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar

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    PDP attacks Chime, says he defected to APC to avoid EFCC

    A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain in Enugu State, Hon. Emmanuel Okwuchukwu Nebo has said that former governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State who recently defected to APC, did so to avoid being quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Nebo, who is also the President General of Agbudu Community, Awgu Local Government

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    Unpaid Salaries: Elders Urge EFCC To Probe Kogi Governor

    Worried over unpaid salaries of civil servants, especially teachers in Kogi State, the South South Council of Elders and Chiefs have called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to beam its searchlights on the activities of the state governor, Yahaya Bello. In an interview with LEADERSHIP in Abuja at the weekend, the president

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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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    Ex-court registrar Rosolu loses appeal, to serve 10 years in jail

    The Lagos division of the Court of Appeal has affirmed the 10-year imprisonment sentence of an Ikeja High Court on ex-court registrar Oluronke Rosolu for defrauding a former chief of army staff Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi of $330,000. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said in a statement released on Friday, February 24 and signed

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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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    NANS Declare Support For Buhari’s Anti-corruption War

    The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) said it’s in full support of the present administration’s war against corruption and has therefore urged the government to focus the campaign on the educational sector to rescue it from collapse. To participate fully in the war, the association said it has resolved to play the role of

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