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Tag Archives: EFCC

Just in: Ex-gov Kalu’s judgement now to be delivered on Dec. 5

Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned  judgement of N7.2 billion fraud case against former Gov. Orji Kalu of Abia to December 5. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecuted Kalu and a former Commissioner for Finance in the state, Ude Udeogo. Also charged along with Kalu is a company, Slok Nig. Ltd. The judgement could not be delivered ...

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Bullion Van allegation: We don’t expect EFCC to prosecute Tinubu- Northern group

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum,  AYCF says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC will not take any action against the National Leader of All Progressive Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu. The group was reacting to the petition forwarded to the EFCC, against the ex-Lagos State Governor. as regards bullon van seen in his Lagos residence in eve of the presidential ...

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Fayose’s Trial: EFCC accuses defence counsel of ‘tampering’ with key witnesses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused the defence counsel in the ongoing trial of former Governor of Ekiti Ayodele Fayose of ”tampering” with key  witnesses in the case. EFCC Counsel, Mr Rotimi Jacobs, SAN, made the statement at the resumed trial of Fayose facing charges bordering on N6.9billion fraud in a Federal High Court in Lagos. Jacobs ...

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Alleged attempt to smuggle Maina out of EFCC custody failed

Seven officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been nabbed in connection with an alleged attempt to smuggle former Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) chairman AbdulRasheed Maina out of custody. They are undergoing investigation along with a woman, Zainab Abbas, to determine their involvement in the plot, The Nation reports. Maina is being detained by the anti-graft ...

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Alleged Diversion of N17.5 bn: APC urges EFCC to probe Bayelsa govt

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate an alleged diversion of N17.5 billion by the Bayelsa Government. Mr Yekini Nabena, the APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, made the call in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja. Nabena also urged the EFCC and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to investigate ...

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EFCC breaks silence on recovery of ‘Ghana-must-go bag’ full of money in INEC’s office

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has broken silence on the raid of Zamfara office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and discovery of some money. EFCC on Wednesday raided and took away four ‘Ghana-must-go’ bags containing money to the tune of N65,548,000 at INEC office in Gusau in continuation of its investigation over alleged non payment of ...

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Alleged Money Laundering: EFCC re-arraigns Atiku’s son-in-law

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, said to be son-in-law to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, over alleged money laundering charges. The EFCC accused Babalele of allegedly laundering about 140,000 dollars, in the build-up to the last general elections. The defendant was first arraigned on Aug. 14, during the court’s vacation before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, who ...

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Fear of EFCC prevents Governors from organising flambouyant parties- Magu

Mr Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), has said that some state governors are afraid of holding flamboyant parties because of the commission’s monitoring eyes Magu, said on Monday during his working visit to the commission’s zonal office in Makurdi that some of the governors were now maintaining low profile. He said that the development was ...

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PDP chieftain could abscond if allowed to go abroad, EFCC tells court

A Federal High Court in Lagos has been told that a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mrs. Olanrewaju Otiti, could flee if given the opportunity to travel out of the country. Mrs Otiti is standing trial alongside a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, and another PDP chieftain, Senator Ayo Ademola Adeseun, for alleged ...

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Yari: Court summons EFCC, AGF over planned seizure of ex-Governor’s property

The Federal High Court, Abuja has summoned the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to appear before it over plans to seize the property of the immediate-past Governor of Zamfara, Mr Abdulaziz Yari. Justice Nkeonye Maha, who gave the order after listening to the arguments canvassed in a motion exparte by counsel ...

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