Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tag "EFCC"

    Jonathan’s ADC sues EFCC over ‘illegal detention’

Jonathan’s ADC sues EFCC over ‘illegal detention’

Ojogbane Adegbe, a colonel and an aide de camp (ADC) to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has filed a legal action against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his detention.In the suit filed through Ogwu Onoja, his counsel, Adegbe is claiming N100 million damages for his detention, which "violates his fundamental rights".Onoja urged the court to declare that his [...]

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    EFCC slams 11-count criminal charge on Moro

EFCC slams 11-count criminal charge on Moro

Abba Moro, former minister of the interior, is to be docked on an 11-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence, procurement fraud and money laundering.According to Wilson Uwujaren,  spokesman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), "Moro, Anastasia Daniel Nwobia, F O Alayebami, Mahmood Ahmadu (at large) and Drexel Tech Nigeria Ltd  allegedly defrauded a total of 676, 675,000 [...]

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    EFCC arrests Abba Moro over ‘recruitment scam’

EFCC arrests Abba Moro over ‘recruitment scam’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Abba Moro, former minister of interior in the administration of Goodluck Jonathan, TheCable can report.According to a top operative of the anti-graft agency, who spoke to this newspaper on condition of anonymity, Moro was arrested on Monday."Abba Moro is currently with us," he said."He was arrested in connection with the 2014 [...]

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    Magu: Those who return loot may still face trial

Magu: Those who return loot may still face trial

Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the commission could still prosecute suspects even after they have returned stolen money to the treasury.Magu had said in recent press interviews that the EFCC had recovered billions of naira, especially from its ongoing investigations into the $2.1billion arms money allegedly diverted by Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser [...]

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    EFCC seeks to freeze assets of ‘wanted’ Tompolo

EFCC seeks to freeze assets of ‘wanted’ Tompolo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a motion before a federal high court in Lagos seeking to freeze the assets of Government Ekpemupolo, an ex-militant leader better known as Tompolo.The commission had already declared him wanted, following two bench warrants issued against him by the court where he was been charged with alleged fraud.The anti-graft agency accused [...]

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    EFCC ‘arrests’ Diezani’s husband

EFCC ‘arrests’ Diezani’s husband

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Alison Madueke, husband of the immediate past minister of petroleum resources, on Wednesday, according to Channels TV.Operatives of the anti-graft agency reportedly picked Madueke, a retired rear admiral and former chief of naval staff, in Abuja.The station quoted a source at the EFCC as saying he was quizzed for several hours for [...]

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    EFCC re-arraigns Dokpesi over ‘N2.1bn fraud’

EFCC re-arraigns Dokpesi over ‘N2.1bn fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned Raymond Dokpesi, former chairman of DAAR communications Plc, before Justice John Tsoho of the federal high court, Abuja.Dokpesi was first arraigned before Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the same court in December 2015.On Wednesday, he pleaded not-guilty to a six-count charge of criminal breach of public procurement law to the tune [...]

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    Magu: One small EFCC lawyer defeated 34 SANs

Magu: One small EFCC lawyer defeated 34 SANs

Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the anti-graft agency is winning the fight against corruption, recalling how a lawyer "defeated” 34 Senior Advocates Nigeria (SAN) in a corruption case.Magu accused some senior lawyers, who benefitted from the federal government's scholarship opportunities, of turning round to work against the country by defending corrupt individuals.He also [...]

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    Stop marrying many wives, IGP Arase tells police officers

Stop marrying many wives, IGP Arase tells police officers

Solomon Arase, inspector-general of police (IGP), has advised police officers to avoid “marrying many wives” in order to be able to take good care of their family.The police boss said some of his men have formed the habit of taking new wives when transfer takes them out of their command.He was speaking in Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state, during a visit [...]

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    Magu: Some lawyers are vandals of justice

Magu: Some lawyers are vandals of justice

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), wants members of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) to support the anti-corruption war effort of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that some lawyers are acting as "vandals of the temple of justice"..According to a statement issued by Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman, on Wednesday, Magu also urged members of the [...]

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    EFCC re-arraigns Saraki’s cousin for N371m ‘contract scam’

EFCC re-arraigns Saraki’s cousin for N371m ‘contract scam’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday re-arraigned Ope Saraki, cousin to Senate President Bukola Saraki and former special adviser on millennium  development goals to governor of Kwara state for alleged abuse of office, diversion of public funds and money laundering. Also arraigned before Justice Oluremi  Oguntoyinbo of the federal high court sitting in Ilorin is Olatunji Oyeyemi Moronfoye, the former [...]

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    Court orders security agencies to produce Tompolo in 3 wks

Court orders security agencies to produce Tompolo in 3 wks

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    Abacha persecuted Dasuki ‘for defending MKO’

Abacha persecuted Dasuki ‘for defending MKO’

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), reportedly fell out with Sani Abacha, the late military dictator, over MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12 1993 election. According to PRNigeria, the former NSA told Abacha to release Abiola, who was then in detention, and allow him to become the president. The report is in reaction to the claim of the Department [...]

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    Magu: UAE still ‘a safe haven’ for corrupt people

Magu: UAE still ‘a safe haven’ for corrupt people

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    FILE: Key dates and events of Saraki’s CCT trial

FILE: Key dates and events of Saraki’s CCT trial

After a two-week hiatus, the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Trial (CCT) for alleged false assets declaration returns to the spotlight on Friday, when the supreme court rules on the appeal of the accused to stop his trial.Between September 2015 when the charge was filed against him and December 2015 when the case last [...]

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