Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "EFCC"

    EFCC ‘seizes’ over 20 houses from Diezani, five from Fayose, Dasuki

EFCC ‘seizes’ over 20 houses from Diezani, five from Fayose, Dasuki

Former governors, ex-ministers, top military officers and businessmen are among owners of the properties seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The highlights of the forfeiture were contained in a document obtained by The Nation.The document indicates that the EFCC is empowered by the law to place all suspicious assets under interim assets forfeiture – in line with sections 28 [...]

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    EXTRA: EFCC has become a department in APC, says Ortom

EXTRA: EFCC has become a department in APC, says Ortom

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has become a department in the All Progressives Congress (APC).Ortom said this while swearing in nine commissioners in Makurdi, the state capital.The state's accounts were frozen in August by the commission but the restriction was later lifted.In his speech at the swearing-in ceremony, the governor said [...]

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    EFCC seizes ‘gold worth N211m’ at Lagos airport

EFCC seizes ‘gold worth N211m’ at Lagos airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says its officials seized gold worth N211 million being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.Tony Orilade, EFCC acting head, media and publicity, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.According to Orilade, the package was to be taken to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.Although unnamed, the EFCC official said [...]

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    EFCC begins process to extradite Diezani from UK

EFCC begins process to extradite Diezani from UK

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says the process for the extradition of Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum, from the UK has begun.Tony Orilade, acting spokesman of the commission, disclosed this in an interview with NAN on Sunday in Abuja.Orilade said the EFCC’s operations department has made a presentation to the legal department to commence the process, and [...]

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    Okorocha sues IGP, EFCC, demands N1bn damages over home invasion

Okorocha sues IGP, EFCC, demands N1bn damages over home invasion

Rochas Okorocha, Imo governor, has sued Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police (IGP), over an alleged breach of his fundamental human rights in respect to the “ransacking” of his house in Jos.The governor, who filed his case before justice Musa Kurya of the Jos federal high court, is demanding N1.25 billion as general damages for the action.Joined in the suit [...]

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    Is Magu still Nigeria’s most dangerous man?

Is Magu still Nigeria’s most dangerous man?

It’s a surprise that the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, is still standing.His appointment had been barely announced when some folks with very long memory of their unpleasant encounter with him in their earlier life stuck the knife in his back; they’ve been twisting it since.They have been at it now for three [...]

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    Fayose regains freedom — after 13 days in EFCC custody

Fayose regains freedom — after 13 days in EFCC custody

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has regained freedom after 13 days in custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Fayose, who is facing trial for alleged money laundering and abuse of office, walked into the commission's head office in Abuja on October 16.He was subsequently flown to Lagos and arraigned at a federal high court in Ikoyi. [...]

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    I served EFCC with court processes, says lawyer involved in suit seeking Oshiomhole’s arrest

I served EFCC with court processes, says lawyer involved in suit seeking Oshiomhole’s arrest

West Idahosa, counsel to Osadolor Ochei, an Edo-based activist, says he served the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with court processes of the suit seeking the arrest of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Ochei had filed an application at the federal high court in Abuja seeking the arrest and prosecution of Oshiomole for alleged diversion [...]

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    PHOTOS: Fayose arrives court ahead of his trial

PHOTOS: Fayose arrives court ahead of his trial

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office.Smiling as he entered the court premises, Fayose was spotted wearing a white shirt on brown trousers.Fayose was denied bail on Monday by the court after he pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled [...]

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    EFCC arraigns Kano governorship candidate over ‘N100m fraud’

EFCC arraigns Kano governorship candidate over ‘N100m fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Abdulkarim Abdulsalam, governorship candidate of the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) in Kano state.Abdulsalam was arraigned alongside one Ebere Nzechukwu, at a federal high court sitting in the state over alleged N100 million fraud.Lewis Allagoa, the presiding judge, had ordered the anti-graft commission to produce all the defendants.However, Johnson Ojogbane, the [...]

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    Magu to Nigerians: Whether you vote Buhari’s government or not — be vigilant in 2019

Magu to Nigerians: Whether you vote Buhari’s government or not — be vigilant in 2019

Ibrahim Magu, acting-chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has asked Nigerians to be vigilant in 2019.Speaking in Gombe state on Monday, the anti-graft czar said vigilance is important whether Nigerians vote for the current administration or change leadership.He also appealed to every Nigerian to take ownership of the fight against corruption.“As we move closer to the general elections where [...]

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    Court fails to grant Fayose bail, trial adjourned till Wednesday

Court fails to grant Fayose bail, trial adjourned till Wednesday

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.On Monday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Fayose on an 11-count charge bordering on abuse of office.The charges against Fayose were stealing, receiving money from Musiliu Obanikoro, a former minister, criminal breach of trust, [...]

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    VIDEO: Fayose arrives court for his trial

VIDEO: Fayose arrives court for his trial

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, is currently at a federal high court in Lagos where he is being charged with money laundering and abuse of office.Surrounded by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Fayose walked into the court around 8:30am on Monday.Below is a video of the moment he arrived at the court:[...]

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    PHOTOS: EFCC operatives lead Fayose to court

PHOTOS: EFCC operatives lead Fayose to court

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court, Ikoyi, Lagos.The ex-governor arrived around 8:30am, in a White Toyota Hiace bus with an Abuja number plate: BWR-630AT, in company of officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and officers of the Nigerian Police Force.Below are some pictures:[...]

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    Bribery video: Kwankwaso supporters ask anti-graft agencies to probe Ganduje

Bribery video: Kwankwaso supporters ask anti-graft agencies to probe Ganduje

Supporters of Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, have called on the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to investigate Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor, over alleged bribery.The group also called on the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to join in investigating the case and to take necessary action.At a press conference held to mark [...]

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    Fayose arrives Abuja airport ahead of Lagos trip

Fayose arrives Abuja airport ahead of Lagos trip

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport, Abuja, to board a flight to Lagos for his trial.He is expected to board MaxAir flight VM1643.The ex-governor, who spotted a black shirt and a jean, sat next to an unidentified individual.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had handed over the flight ticket to him on [...]

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