Friday, November 16, 2018

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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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    EFCC hands Fayose his flight ticket to Lagos

EFCC hands Fayose his flight ticket to Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has handed over the flight ticket of Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, to him, according to Nation.Fayose, who is currently at the commission’s head office in Abuja, is expected to be arraigned at a federal high court in Lagos on Monday.The commission has listed 11 charges, published by TheCable, against the [...]

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    Report: Obanikoro, Omisore retrieve passports from EFCC

Report: Obanikoro, Omisore retrieve passports from EFCC

Musiliu Obanikoro, a former minister of state for defence, has retrieved his passport from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), according to PUNCH.The newspaper also said Iyiola Omisore, former deputy governor of Osun state, whose passport was also seized, had collected it.Obanikoro allegedly gave N1.3 billion each to Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti, who is currently in EFCC [...]

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    EFCC to move Fayose to Lagos for trial

EFCC to move Fayose to Lagos for trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will move Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, to Lagos for trial this weekend, according to The Nation.The newspaper said Fayose’s trial will most likely begin at a federal high court in Lagos.TheCable had reported that Fayose was served with his charges in Abuja on Friday evening and that he would be [...]

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    EFCC ready to charge Fayose to court

EFCC ready to charge Fayose to court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has served charges on Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state.An official of the commission, who disclosed this to TheCable, said Fayose was served with the charges on Friday evening.The official, who craved anonymity, said the ex-governor would be arraigned in court next week.Fayose has been in custody of the agency since he [...]

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    Lere Olayinka: EFCC does not have evidence to prosecute Fayose

Lere Olayinka: EFCC does not have evidence to prosecute Fayose

Lere Olayinka, spokesman to Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of Ekiti state, has described as funny, the continued detention of his principal by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Fayose has been in the custody of the anti-graft agency since Tuesday. He is being probed for alleged money laundering and financial misappropriation.The EFCC released the pictures of some houses alleged to have [...]

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    ‘Diversion of funds’: Jigawa LG chairmen flee as EFCC closes in

‘Diversion of funds’: Jigawa LG chairmen flee as EFCC closes in

Local government chairmen in Jigawa state went into hiding when operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) stormed the state on Thursday.The anti-graft agency had summoned the chairmen over the alleged diversion of funds for a welfare programme of the federal government.The operatives stormed the state on Thursday, following allegations that money meant for the federal government's conditional cash [...]

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    Fayose spends third day in custody as EFCC releases pictures of houses he ‘bought through Dasukigate’

Fayose spends third day in custody as EFCC releases pictures of houses he ‘bought through Dasukigate’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released pictures of some houses which Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, allegedly purchased through illegal means.Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the commission, released the pictures on Wednesday, saying the properties were uncovered while the anti-graft agency was investigating the allegations of corruption against the former governor.Uwujaren alleged that Fayose purchased the [...]

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    EFCC still interrogating Fayose — one day after ex-gov reported for probe

EFCC still interrogating Fayose — one day after ex-gov reported for probe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of Ekiti, is still being interrogated at its head office in Abuja.Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman, confirmed this to NAN.Fayose voluntarily showed up at the office of the anti-graft agency on Tuesday over allegations of 4.7 billion fraud.Asked why Fayose had not been released after 24 hours, Uwujaren said: "We [...]

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    Anti-graft agencies ‘overlooking massive corruption’ in auditor-general’s reports

Anti-graft agencies ‘overlooking massive corruption’ in auditor-general’s reports

The Centre for Social Justice and Paradigm Leadership Support Initiative (PLSI) has urged the nation's anti-graft agencies to pay more attention to the annual reports from the auditor-general of the federation.TheCable had reported how the presidency was indicted in the 2016 report.Speaking at an accountability dialogue in Abuja on Tuesday, Chinedu Onyekere, executive director of the centre, said “massive corruption” [...]

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    EFCC grills Fayose over ‘N4.7bn fraud, kickbacks’ from contractors

EFCC grills Fayose over ‘N4.7bn fraud, kickbacks’ from contractors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is said to have interrogated Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of Ekiti state, over allegations of N4.7 billion fraud.Vanguard is reporting that the commission accused Fayose of retaining a part of the money which he allegedly received from the office of the national security adviser (ONSA) during the past administration.He was alleged to have received [...]

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    VIDEO: Wike, Fani-Kayode tag along as Fayose submits himself to EFCC

VIDEO: Wike, Fani-Kayode tag along as Fayose submits himself to EFCC

Ayodele Fayose, immediate past governor of Ekiti, on Tuesday, submitted himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.Wearing a black t-shirt with the inscription "EFCC, I’m here," the governor was accompanied to the anti-graft agency’s office by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, and Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation.Below is a video of his arrival.[...]

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    ‘I’m here’ — Fayose storms EFCC office with his bag of clothes

‘I’m here’ — Fayose storms EFCC office with his bag of clothes

Ayodele Fayose, immediate past governor of Ekiti, has arrived at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.Fayose had earlier notified the EFCC that he will make himself available immediately his tenure expires.He was on Tuesday accompanied to the anti-graft agency's office by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, and Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation.Wearing [...]

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    Fayose heads to Abuja for showdown with EFCC

Fayose heads to Abuja for showdown with EFCC

Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of Ekiti, has left for the nation's capital, Abuja, to honour the invitation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Fayose had earlier written a letter to the EFCC saying he will turn himself in immediately his tenure as governor expires on October 16.Idowu Adelusi, chief press secretary to Fayose, said "the governor is on his [...]

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    Gbenga Daniel, Orji Kalu… high profile Nigerians ‘affected’ by FG’s travel ban

Gbenga Daniel, Orji Kalu… high profile Nigerians ‘affected’ by FG’s travel ban

The travel ban placed on some prominent Nigerians by President Muhammadu Buhari affected mostly chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), according to The Nation.They include 13 former governors, a former acting governor and seven ex-ministers who served under the previous administration.Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, had announced that at least 50 Nigerians being probed for alleged corruption have been placed [...]

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    Fayose: Politicians are erratic… they may harass me if I attend Fayemi’s inauguration

Fayose: Politicians are erratic… they may harass me if I attend Fayemi’s inauguration

Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of Ekiti, says he won't attend the inauguration ceremony of Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect, because erratic politicians may harass him. Addressing a press conference in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday, he said such harassment might destroy the relationship between him and the incoming governor.Fayose added that his scheduled appearance at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja also [...]

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