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  • Maina
    Maina challenges EFCC to open debate on pension fraud

    The embattled former Chairman of the Presidential Pension Reform Team (PPRT), Abdurasheed Maina, has challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to an open debate over the allegations penciled against him. He insisted that he was innocent of the N2.1 billion alleged fraud. Maina, who spoke through his lawyer, Sani Katu, insisted that he

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  • EFCC
    How EFCC Shared 53 Property Seized From John Yusuf, Teidi, Others

    According to a petition to the Senate and DSS, by David Adodo, chairman of concerned federal pensioners, the total recovered assets was worth N1.63 trillion from alleged Pension thieves, and that many more of such authenticated revelations are coming. Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwajereh, when contacted said. According to Adodo, some EFCC staff who

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  • Adeosun
    Over 20 Whistle Blowers Have Been Paid – Adeosun

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, says it had secured the conviction of two former officials of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF), Mr Mohammed Dogonyaro and Mr Yahaya Ayodeji. A statement from EFCC’s Spokesperson, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, today said Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Federal Capital Territory

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  • EFCC
    EFCC recovers $2.9bn looted cash in 2 years

    Nigeria has successfully traced and recovered $2.9 billion or N738.9 billion from looters between May 2015 and October 2017, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has said. According to Magu, who spoke at the ongoing 7th Session  of the Conference of State Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption

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    EFCC charges oil marketers with N7.8 Billion fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned two oil marketers and their firms for an alleged fraud of N7.8bn. The defendants – Ogbor Eliot; Godwin Okoronkwo; Danium Energy Services Ltd.; and Petrosol Energy Ltd. – were arraigned on 10 counts before the Federal High Court in Lagos. In the charges, the EFCC alleged

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  • Buhari
    Kachikwu’s Letter On Corruption In NNPC: SERAP Asks Buhari To Suspend Baru

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently refer the allegations of corruption and abuse of office against Mr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

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  • INEC
    EFCC BEGINS PROBE OF INEC OFFICIALS IN 20 STATES

    The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, during a quarterly consultative meeting with journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, disclosed that the South-South geopolitical zone has recorded the highest number of people who took part in the Continuous Voter Registration between the months of April and September 2017. Prof Yakubu also disclosed that the Economic and Financial

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  • Patience Jonathan
    Patience Jonathan: Nigeria ex-first lady decries ‘witch-hunt’

    Nigeria’s ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan has accused the government ‘s anti-corruption agency of conducting an “unjustified witch-hunt” against her. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was following a “sinister script to embarrass and browbeat” her, she said in a statement. Last year, the EFCC froze $15m (£11.4m), which the ex-first lady said was to

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  • efcc1
    Trial of ‘ghost’ arrested by EFCC begins

    The trial-within-trial in a case involving Dairo Samson, who is facing an 8-count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for defrauding the Federal Government of N11 million began on Friday. Samson had at the last sitting on May 17, 2017 challenged the voluntariness of the statement obtained from him

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    “There’ll be no sacred cow” – Magu

    Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has once again stressed that no one will be “untouchable” as the agency intensifies its anti-corruption crusade. “We are winning the war against corruption, because the age of impunity is over, and never again would anyone be treated as sacred cow,” he said. Magu made

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