Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag "EFCC"

    Finally, court ready to rule on Dasuki’s detention

Finally, court ready to rule on Dasuki’s detention

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    Witness details how Dariye ‘shared’ N1.2bn ecological fund

Witness details how Dariye ‘shared’ N1.2bn ecological fund

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    FIRS director arrested for tax ‘fraud’

FIRS director arrested for tax ‘fraud’

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    EFCC detective arrested over ‘$150,000 bribe’ from armsgate suspects

EFCC detective arrested over ‘$150,000 bribe’ from armsgate suspects

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    Witness: Dariye diverted N204m to his company

Witness: Dariye diverted N204m to his company

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    No bail as court sends Metuh back to prison

No bail as court sends Metuh back to prison

Ishaq Bello, a justice of the federal high court, has ordered that Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), be remanded in Kuje prison.Bello gave the order in a ruling on a fresh two-count charge bordering on destruction of evidence, which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission filed against him on Thursday, two days after he was granted [...]

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    Olisah Metuh handcuffed to court again

Olisah Metuh handcuffed to court again

Two days after Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) appeared in court in handcuffs, he has been arraigned at an Abuja court in a similar manner, for a fresh charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Criticisms had trailed the decision of the officials of Nigeria Prison Service to restrain Metuh handcuffs, with the [...]

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    EFCC will not disobey court orders, says Magu

EFCC will not disobey court orders, says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has re-emphasised that the commission will not disobey any court order in the course of its anti-corruption war.Magu said this on Tuesday in Abuja at a meeting with journalists.He said media cooperation was critical to keeping Nigerians informed of happenings in the commission.Magu added that media support was also [...]

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    Court grants Metuh N400m bail

Court grants Metuh N400m bail

A federal high court in Abuja has granted a N400 million bail to Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Okon Abang, the presiding judge, ordered that Metuh must produce two sureties who own property in the Maitama area of Abuja.He was also asked to submit his international passport.Last week, Abang ordered that Metuh be transferred to Kuje prison from [...]

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    Metuh brought to court in handcuffs

Metuh brought to court in handcuffs

Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was handcuffed to the federal high court in Abuja on Tuesday.The PDP spokesman, who was remanded in Kuje prison on Friday, was guarded by officials of the Nigerian prisons service. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Metuh before the court on seven count charges of breach of public trust, corrupt acquisition [...]

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    APC using some of our members, laments PDP

APC using some of our members, laments PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it remains united despite disagreements in its hierarchy, despite the presence in its fold of some "opportunistic and selfish individuals, including those being used by the APC to draw political capital from the present challenges facing our party".The party, which was reacting to the statement of some of its national officers, calling for the stepping down of the [...]

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    Tompolo: I won’t appear before just any judge

Tompolo: I won’t appear before just any judge

Government Ekpemupolo, ex-militant leader better known as Tompolo, says he is yet to honour the invitation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) because he does not want to be arraigned before a biased judge.Tompolo, who is being investigated for alleged fraudulent deals he had with the Nigerian Maritime Safety Agency (NIMASA), maintained innocence.Accusing the federal government of flouting [...]

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    ‘EFCC’s untidy trial of Mba will derail NBC digital switchover’

‘EFCC’s untidy trial of Mba will derail NBC digital switchover’

The Directorate of iREP Documentary Film Forum, a group of stakeholders in the Nigerian broadcasting circle, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may derail Nigeria’s 2017 digital switchover with its investigation of Emeka Mba, director-general of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC).The group, which claimed to be in the know of the dealings for which Mba was arrested, said the money [...]

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    Tension as militants bomb pipelines in Delta

Tension as militants bomb pipelines in Delta

There is tension in Warri South West local government area of Delta state following attacks by suspected militants on oil installations.The gas line from Olero creek to Escravos, Abiteye flow station, Sagara, Odidi pipelines and Sagara and Otuana flow stations were reportedly affected in the attack.A source told TheCable that some of the pipelines supplying crude to Lagos and Warri [...]

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    Ex-NIMASA DG shows up in court in crutch

Ex-NIMASA DG shows up in court in crutch

In a manner similar to that of Mohammed Bello, former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was wheeled into the federal high court in Abuja, Patrick Akpobolokemi, ex-director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Thursday walked into the premises of the federal high court in Lagos with the aid of a walking stick.Akpobolokemi, who [...]

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    I’m yet to receive court summons, says Tompolo

I’m yet to receive court summons, says Tompolo

Government Ekpemupolo, an ex-militant leader popularly known as Tompolo, says he is yet to receive the summons of the federal high court in Lagos, which threatened to order his arrest if he does not appear before it on Thursday.The court’s summons is in connection with allegations of fraudulent land contracts for the construction of Nigerian Maritime University.Alongside Patrick Akpobolokemi, former [...]

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