Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag "EFCC"

    Court rejects EFCC’s documents against Babachir Lawal

Court rejects EFCC’s documents against Babachir Lawal

A high court in the federal capital territory (FCT) has rejected documents the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) tendered against Babachir Lawal.The ex-SGF is standing trial for alleged fraud.Lawal was arraigned alongside Hamidu Lawal, his younger brother, and Rholavision Engineering Ltd and Josmon Technologies Ltd, two companies he owns.President Muhammadu Buhari sacked him in October 2017 - months after [...]

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    Goje, Orji Kalu, Shekarau — ex-govs elected as senators while facing corruption trials

Goje, Orji Kalu, Shekarau — ex-govs elected as senators while facing corruption trials

At least seven of the senators who were inaugurated on Tuesday are standing trial for corruption. Five of them are former governors. Although members of the national assembly had once pushed for immunity against prosecution of lawmakers, the legislative houses power and privileges act only shield them from litigation in respect of word spoken or written at plenary. In 2018, Joshua [...]

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    EFCC: Why we handed over Goje’s case to AGF office

EFCC: Why we handed over Goje’s case to AGF office

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says the office of the attorney-general of the federation has the constitutional power to take over a case at any stage of investigation.Tony Orilade, spokesman of EFCC, said this in reaction to withdrawal of the anti-graft agency from the N25 billion "fraud" case of Danjuma Goje, former governor of Gombe state.The case, which has been [...]

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    Photographer ‘wrongly’ paraded as fraudster demands N100m damages from EFCC

Photographer ‘wrongly’ paraded as fraudster demands N100m damages from EFCC

Nasiru Ali, a photographer also known as Kozzographa, has demanded N100 million from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in damages.On May 17, Ali was arrested after EFCC operatives raided his home in Abuja.The photographer was reportedly asleep when officials of the anti-graft agency stormed his house. He was released after three days in detention.His picture and name alongside [...]

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    EFCC investigates 29 suspects over alleged illegal oil bunkering

EFCC investigates 29 suspects over alleged illegal oil bunkering

The Port Harcourt zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says investigations are underway into the activities of 29 suspected oil thieves alleged to be involved in illegal oil bunkering.A statement issued on Saturday by Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman, said the suspects were delivered to the anti-graft agency by the Nigerian navy ship jubilee (NNS jubilee) in [...]

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    EFCC arraigns NSUK lecturer for alleged N19m TETFund fraud

EFCC arraigns NSUK lecturer for alleged N19m TETFund fraud

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    Adoke: I’m ready to return to face prosecution and not persecution

Adoke: I’m ready to return to face prosecution and not persecution

Mohammed Adoke, former attorney general of the federation and minister of justice, says he is ready to come back to Nigeria.In an interview with Premium Times, Adoke said he would to return to Nigeria "between July and September".Adoke dismissed insinuations that he left the country to avoid prosecution, saying his stay abroad has little to do with the Malabu case.The [...]

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    Court grants Naira Marley N2m bail

Court grants Naira Marley N2m bail

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    LISTEN: Naira Marley drops ‘Why?’ amid controversies with EFCC

LISTEN: Naira Marley drops ‘Why?’ amid controversies with EFCC

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    Metuh: How I spent N400m collected from Dasuki

Metuh: How I spent N400m collected from Dasuki

Olisa Metuh, former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has narrated how he spent the N400 million allegedly traced to him as proceed of money laundering.Testifying before Okon Abang, judge of a federal high court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, Metuh listed how the fund was spent, but refused to mention names of the beneficiaries.He said he did [...]

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    Naira Marley: I’m married to two wives and have four kids

Naira Marley: I’m married to two wives and have four kids

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    EFCC arrests proprietor, students of ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ training school

EFCC arrests proprietor, students of ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ training school

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested the proprietor of an "internet fraud training school" and his students in Lagos state.In a statement on Tuesday, the EFCC said the proprietor simply known as Chinedu was arrested alongside eight of his students at an unnamed training centre located at 14, Animashaun street, Progressive Estate in the [...]

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    ‘$40m fraud’: EFCC kicks against acquittal of Jonathan’s cousin, vows to challenge it

‘$40m fraud’: EFCC kicks against acquittal of Jonathan’s cousin, vows to challenge it

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has described the acquittal of Robert Azibaola, a cousin of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, as "unfortunate".An Abuja federal high court had discharged and acquitted Azibaola of the $40 million laundering charges filed against him by the EFCC.He was charged alongside Stella, his wife, and their company, One Plus Holdings Nigeria Limited for the alleged diversion of $40 [...]

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    Court acquits Jonathan’s cousin of ‘$40m fraud’

Court acquits Jonathan’s cousin of ‘$40m fraud’

An Abuja federal high court has discharged and acquitted Robert Azibaola, a cousin of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, of the $40 million laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Azibaola was charged alongside Stella, his wife, and their company, One Plus Holdings Nigeria Limited for the alleged diversion of $40 million meant for the supply of tactical communication [...]

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    ‘Oil bunkering’: Navy hands over 22 suspects, vessels to EFCC

‘Oil bunkering’: Navy hands over 22 suspects, vessels to EFCC

The Nigerian navy has handed over two motor vessels, one "Cotonou boat", and 22 crew members allegedly involved in illegal oil bunkering to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for "possible prosecution".This was disclosed in a statement by Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman.According to the statement, Ibrahim Dewu, commander of NNS Delta, said the vessels were intercepted on May 19 off Escravos by [...]

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    Court fixes October 3 for arraignment of Alison-Madueke

Court fixes October 3 for arraignment of Alison-Madueke

A federal high court in Apo has fixed October 3, for the arraignment of Deziani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum, on five counts bordering on conspiracy and illegal act of accepting and giving gratifications.NAN reports that the court granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) leave to arraign Alison-Madueke and Olajide Omokore, former chairman of Atlantic Energy Drilling Company, [...]

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