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Tag Archives: EFCC

Obiano not afraid of EFCC, ready to answer any question- Official

The Government of Anambra State has said that Governor Willie Obiano is ready to answer questions about his tenure in office, and that the governor who is currently in the United States did not leave the country in disguise. The government is reacting  to the news that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has placed the governor on a ...

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EFCC sets to investigate gov Obiano, places him on watchlist

Few months to the end of his tenure in office, the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has placed the outgoing governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, on its watchlist. The latest development is coming  ahead of the March 16, 2022 change of government in Anambra State. In a letter to the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration ...

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Kano govt says Ganduje’s wife not arrested by EFCC

The Kano State Government has debunked a viral report that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s wife, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje, has been apprehended by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), The state government described t as mere rumours being peddled by mischief-makers. A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, expressed regret that the content of the unfounded story could ...

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EFCC arrests gov Ganduje’s wife over fraud case

Hafsat Ganduje, the wife of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, has been arrested by the EFCC over a bribery and land fraud case reported by her son. The arrest comes weeks after her failure to honour the anti-graft agency’s invitation, Premium Times reports. Mrs Ganduje had earlier been invited to report to the EFCC’s Abuja headquarters on September 13, Premium ...

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EFCC battles Yahaya Bello-led Kogi State Government for allegedly diverting N20bn salary funds

The Yahaya Bello led government of Kogi has been accused of diverting the N20 billion bailout secured by the state government to pay workers. It was gathered that the money was diverted into an interest-yielding account. The money was put in Sterling Bank, with the account name: Kogi State salary bail-out account. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is ...

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Court to deliver judgement on Kalu’s retrial today

The  Federal High Court in Abuja, will deliver judgment today on whether the EFCC can retry, former governor, now Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. Justice Iyang Ekwo fixed judgment date 2 July after Kalu and EFCC adopted all processes filed for and against the suit. Kalu is seeking to stop his retrial in the N7.1bn money laundering charges on the ground ...

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EFCC desperate to tarnish Yahaya Bello’s image- Official

The Kogi State Government, is at loggerhead with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over a purported order freezing its account with a new generation bank. The state government accused the EFCC of planning to tarnish the image of the state governor, Yahaya Bello, and members of his team. The state government said that it is embarrassed by the action ...

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Ex-Governor Dickson of Bayelsa protests EFCC probe

The anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed a former Bayelsa State governor and senator representing Bayesla West, Seriake Dickson, over his family assets in the United Kingdom (UK) and alleged diversion of funds totalling about N17.5 billion. But, Dickson said the affected assets were acquired before he became governor, insisting that he had consistently declared ...

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EFCC didn’t arrest me, I went to honour their invitation- Saraki

The anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has explained the reason for arresting the former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Saturday. Reports  had it that EFCC allegedly arrested the former Senate President yesterday. But EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed to NAN that Saraki was invited for questioning over allegations of corruption and money laundering. He stated that ...

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Just in: EFCC arrests Bukola Saraki over alleged money laundering

The anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested former senate President, Bukola Saraki. At as at the time of filing this report, the former Governor of Kwara State iis in the custody over allegations of theft and money laundering. It was learnt that the political big-wig  was detained on Saturday According to sources, the situation tmay trigger another ...

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