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Tag Archives: EFCC

EFCC lied, they did not recover N7.9bn from me- Okorocha

Former Imo Governor who is also a Senator of the federal republic Rochas Okorocha, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of lying against him. According to the former Governor, the commission did not recover any money from him . Okorocha responded to the statement credited to the Head of the Port Harcourt zone of the EFCC, Mr. ...

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We have recovered N7.9bn stolen funds from Okorocha- EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told ex-Governor of Imo State who is currently a Senator, Rochas Okorocha, to get ready for court, saying that N7.9bn belonging to Imo has been seized from him. This was revealed by the Zonal Head of the commission’s zonal office in Port Harcourt, Zonal Head, Usman Imam, on Thursday. He added that ...

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Courts permits EFCC to probe administration of ex-gov Okorocha

A Federal High Court in Abuja has given permission to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe the administration of former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha. Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a ruling on March 3, 2020, an enrolled copy of which The Nation obtained yesterday in Abuja, granted leave for the applicants – Incorporated Trustees of Kingdom Human ...

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EFCC claims in forfeiture application case — Our stand, by Saraki

By Yussuf Olaniyonu, Media aide to Bukola Saraki Yesterday, the lawyers representing Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, appeared before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos, to oppose the application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the forfeiture of his Ilorin home funded partly with funds provided by Kwara State Government in fulfillment ...

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After 30 days in EFCC custody, ex-Senator Shehu Sani regains freedom

Shehu Sani, a former senator, has been released after spending 30 days in ustody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The ex-Senator  was arrested on December 31, 2019, and subsequently arraigned on two counts of bribery at a federal high court in Abuja. The EFCC accused the former senator of extorting $15,000 from one Sani Dauda in November ...

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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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