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EFCC Impounds Ali Modu Sheriff Private Jet At Maiduguri Airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have impounded a private jet belonging to former governor of Borno state Ali Modu Sheriff at Maiduguri airport. According to Sahara Reporters, the private jet owned by Factional Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was impounded by EFCC for an offence yet to be made public.   The post EFCC Impounds Ali Modu ...

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EFCC Impounds Ali Modu Sheriff Private Jet At Maiduguri Airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have impounded a private jet belonging to former governor of Borno state Ali Modu Sheriff at Maiduguri airport. According to Sahara Reporters, the private jet owned by Factional Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was impounded by EFCC for an offence yet to be made public.   The post EFCC Impounds Ali Modu ...

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N800m fraud: FUNAAB Vice Chancellor, others refund ₦6.5m to EFCC

Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, FUNAAB, Prof Olusola Oyewole, and others who are currently being investigated for N800 million fraud, have reportedly refunded N6.5 million to the EFCC. Professor Olusola alongside the pro-chancellor of the school, Adeseye Ogunlewe and the bursar of the school Moses Olusola Ilesanmi, were arraigned before an Ogun state High Court sitting ...

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Yahoo Boy Remanded In Anambra Prison For $8000 Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Monday November 28, 2016, docked one Okwara Victory before Justice I.B Gafai of the Federal High Court Awka in Anambra State, for charges bothering on obtaining by false pretense to the tune of $8,674USD. When the charge was read to the accused, he pleaded not guilty on all counts of the three ...

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Kano High Court Sentences Former Banker To 195 Years In Prison For Stealing ₦21million

Kano State High Court presided by Honourable Justice Dije Abdu Aboki has convicted and sentenced one Aliyu Suleiman to 195 years imprisonment. The former banker was arraigned by the EFCC on September 30, 2014, for allegedly stealing over N21, 000,000 (Twenty one Million Naira only) from Albasu Microfinance Bank. Upon his arraignment, the convict pleaded not guilty to all the ...

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EFCC arraigns graduate for fraud

A 29-year-old graduate of the Delta State University, Victor Okunmwendia, on Thursday appeared in a Federal High Court, Benin, over an alleged 900 dollar fraud. A statement issued by Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said that the accused, who was arraigned by the commission […] EFCC arraigns graduate for ...

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Fayose’s government has penchant for falsehood and cheap blackmail – Fayemi

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said he would not be distracted by the “childish and ridiculous allegations of fraud levelled against his administration in Ekiti State by the State House of Assembly.” Dr Fayemi who reacted to the petition submitted by the state assembly to the Economic and Financial […] Fayose’s government has penchant ...

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Woman bags 90 years imprisonment for N5.6m admission scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, secured the conviction of one Mrs. Chika Amsy Charles, who was convicted by Justice D.V Agishir of the Federal High Court Enugu. She was sentenced to three years imprisonment on each of the thirty count charge preferred against her by the Commission. The convict was found […] Woman bags 90 years ...

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Ekiti Assembly drags Fayemi, others to EFCC over alleged N40bn fraud

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has accused the immediate past governor of the state and Minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi of allegedly looting about N40bn from the state’s treasury. The allegation was contained in a petition the state House of Assembly submitted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday in […] Ekiti Assembly drags Fayemi, ...

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Corruption not necessarily crime against humanity – Giwa Victor replies EFCC boss, Magu

National Coordinator and Advocate for People’s Justice, Giwa Victor, has maintained that corruption is not necessarily a crime against humanity. Featuring on Channel’s Television programme, he explained that for corruption to be described as a crime against humanity, there must be a specific identified crime. Giwa also berated the Department of State Services, DSS, over […] Corruption not necessarily crime ...

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Again, protesters storm EFCC’s office to protest freezing of Patience Jonathan’s account

A group of protesting women on Thursday charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to unfreeze the bank accounts of wife of the immediate past First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. Recall that the anti-graft agency had recently ordered the frozen of some bank accounts  , belonging to the former First Lady due to its […] Again, protesters storm EFCC’s ...

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Money laundering: Trial of Fayose’s aide begins Thursday

The Federal High Court Abuja will begin the N4.6bn money laundering charge against Governor Ayodele Fayose’s aide, Abiodun Agbele, on October 27. Agbele along with Sylvan Mcnamara Ltd, De Privateer Ltd and Spotless Investment Ltd are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, had overruled Chief Mike Ozekhome, […] Money laundering: Trial of ...

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Court fixes date for Patience Jonathan’s suit against EFCC

Justice Babs Kuewumi of a National Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed December 7 to hear a suit by ex-First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), seeking to un-freeze her account. Other respondents are Skye Bank and a former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripama-Owei Dudafa. […] Court fixes date for ...

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Buhari has ordered us to investigate corrupt persons in his government – EFCC

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday said the commission’s current campaign against corrupt persons has the backing of President Muhammadu Buhari, stressing that the President has directed that it goes after some officials in government. Speaking in Kaduna, Magu said with the political will demonstrated by […] Buhari has ordered us ...

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