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EFCC Traces N47b, $487m Linked To Diezani Alison-Madueke

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has so far traced N47.2b and $487.5m to former minister of petroleum Diezani Alison-Madueke. The Ibrahim Magu-led commission also revealed that the former OPEC boss has N23,446,300,000 and $5m cash in various banks. The EFCC revealed the findings one day after a ...

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You Can Call EFCC, Suffer Head Mo’f*cker – Hushpuppi Shades Kcee

Malaysian based Nigerian, Hushpuppi seems to be enjoying the drama he keeps causing on social media after the socialite shaded singer, Kcee in a new post. Recall that Hush and the 5-Star music general engaged in social media fisticuffs recently after he called Kcee out for wearing fake accessories. Hushpuppi also dragged Phyno, claiming the ...

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Magu: Court fixes date to hear suit seeking removal of EFCC boss

Justice B.O Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed October 10 to hear a matter filed by a lawyer, Johnmary Jideobi, seeking to remove Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). On Thursday, Mohammed Shehu, counsel to one of the respondents, asked the court ...

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EFCC uncovers Diezani’s hidden estate (See Photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) suspects this sprawling estate in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, belongs to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. It was discovered by operatives of the anti-graft agency in the course of their investigation of public funds allegedly stolen by the former minister.The investigators ...

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Senate Rejects Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman

The Senate has rejected Ibrahim Magu’s nomination as Chairman of the EFCC. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, who addressed journalists after a closed-door session on Thursday, said the rejection was based on “security report.” He said the rejection would be communicated to President Muhammadu Buhari to ...

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More looters will be prosecuted – EFCC

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday asked Nigerians to expect more arrest and trial of corruption suspects and recovery of looted funds. He also said enforcement alone cannot win the war against corruption. Magu said prevention is an effective and necessary ...

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EFCC seizes three mansions from ex-governor

Detained former Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema’s three mansions have been seized over his alleged involvement in a N74.6billion fraud. The houses remain seized until the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) concludes its probe of the allegation. Shema was subjected to another round of grilling yesterday by the commission. ...

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EFCC Arrests Popular Nigerian Blogger Over Alleged ‘Online Publication’

#FreeAbuSidiq is currently the number one trending topic on Twitter, as Nigerians express mixed reactions over the alleged arrest and detention of a popular Abuja-based blogger over a reported publication. Multiple reports making rounds online and social media, are alleging that an Abuja-based political blogger and publisher of Abusidiqu.com, Abubakar ...

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EFCC Arrests Three FAAN Staff For N100 Million Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on August 2, 2016 arrested a level six officer of the Accounts Department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Christy Olabode, for an alleged fraud to the tune of N100 million. Also arrested was her younger brother, Abdul-Shehu Obaze, a staff ...

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We Have Sent Ghost Workers List To EFCC – FG

The Ministry of Finance on Sunday said the list of those suspected to be involved in the manipulation of government payroll and allegedly injected ‘ghost’ workers had been sent to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for investigation and prosecution. The development was confirmed by the Media Adviser to the ...

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EFCC seeks court’s order to seize all Tompolo’s properties until he appears

Read the motion exparte below… IN THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT IN THE LAGOS JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT LAGOS CHARGE NO: FHC/L/553C/2015 BETWEEN: THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA               ……COMPLAINANT/APPLICANT AND GOVERNMENT EKPEMUPOLO (ALIAS TOMPOLO) PATRICK ZADEKE AKPOBOLOKEMI……DEFENDANTS GLOBAL WEST VESSEL SPECALIST LTD ODIMIRI ELECTRICALS LTD KIME ENGOZU BOLOBOERE PROPERTY AND ESTATE ...

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