Monday, November 19, 2018

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    DSS ‘hands Dasuki over’ to EFCC

DSS ‘hands Dasuki over’ to EFCC

The Department of State Services (DSS) has handed Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), PRNigeria reports.[...]

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    Dokpesi must not face secret trial, says PDP

Dokpesi must not face secret trial, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the arrest of Raymond Dokpesi, founder of Africa Independent Television (AIT), by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as political persecution.The party condemned the arrest, saying it “had been made aware that more of its leaders had similarly been listed for arrest over unproven allegations pursuant to the plot by the All Progressives Congress [...]

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    EFCC arrests Dokpesi, Bafarawa

EFCC arrests Dokpesi, Bafarawa

Raymond Dokpesi, former chairman of Daar Communication, and Attahiru Bafarawa, former governor of Sokoto state, are currently being grilled by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).They are accused of alleged complicity in a financial fraud involving the office of the national security adviser (NSA).According to a senior official at the anti-graft agency who spoke to TheCable on condition of [...]

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    EFCC, DSS join fight to end fuel scarcity

EFCC, DSS join fight to end fuel scarcity

The Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Department of States Services (DSS) would assist it in curbing fuel scarcity in the country.Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, PPMC's managing director, disclosed this in an interview with CNBCAfrica on Tuesday.Ogbue alleged that some marketers prefer diverting trucks of petrol to places where they can sell higher than [...]

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    For the 3rd time, Lamorde fails to honour senate

For the 3rd time, Lamorde fails to honour senate

Ibrahim Lamor‎de, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday failed to appear before the senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions a third time.Lamorde was first scheduled to appear before the committee in August but did not to do so and his absence the second time, on November 17, made the senate threaten to [...]

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    Court fixes Dec 2 for AGF’s counter motion on Saraki

Court fixes Dec 2 for AGF’s counter motion on Saraki

A federal high court in Abuja will hear the attorney general of the federation counter motion on the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct tribunal on December 2.Saraki is challenging the legality of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to try him.Joined in the suit are Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission  (ICPC), [...]

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    6 weeks after self-set deadline, GEJ’s amnesty adviser, Kuku, yet to honour EFCC’s invitation

6 weeks after self-set deadline, GEJ’s amnesty adviser, Kuku, yet to honour EFCC’s invitation

Kingsley Kuku, former special adviser on amnesty programme to former President Goodluck Jonathan, is yet to honour the invitation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for questioning on allegations of fraud.Kuku had earlier failed to appear before the commission on July 28, a few weeks after the anti-graft agency invited him for interrogation.He had given, knee injury, for [...]

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    Court grants Suswam N100m bail

Court grants Suswam N100m bail

Ahmed Mohammed, justice of the federal high court, Abuja, has granted bail in the sum N100m to Gabriel Suswam, former Benue state governor.The former governor was also asked to present two sureties, who must be senior civil servants, as a condition for his bail.He was remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) until he fulfilled the conditions [...]

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    Magu replaces Lamorde as chairman of EFCC

Magu replaces Lamorde as chairman of EFCC

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ibrahim Magu as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, said on Monday. According to him, "Magu, who is an assistant commissioner of police is to take over from Ibrahim Lamorde who is proceeding on terminal leave ahead of the formal expiration of his tenure [...]

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    Lamorde removed as EFCC chair

Lamorde removed as EFCC chair

Ibrahim Lamorde has been removed as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).A presidential source confirmed the development to TheCable, saying the official announcement would be made later."It is true that Lamorde has been removed," the source said.No reason was given for his removal but Lamorde met with Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday, in what [...]

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    EFCC declares Maina wanted for ‘pension fraud’

EFCC declares Maina wanted for ‘pension fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), wanted for alleged fraud.Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the EFCC, confirmed the development to TheCable in a text message."EFCC has declared Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, wanted," he said tersely. "It is in relation to the charge against [...]

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    Goje forged document to steal N5bn, witness tells court

Goje forged document to steal N5bn, witness tells court

Shehu Atiku, a witness in the trial of Danjuma Goje, a former governor of Gombe state and serving senator, has told a federal high court in Gombe that the ex-governor forged the resolution of the state house of assembly to collect N5 billion facility from Access Bank.“My Lord, the said resolution did not emanate from the Gombe state house of assembly and [...]

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    I was attacked for recovering looted billions of dollars, says ex-EFCC chair, Waziri

I was attacked for recovering looted billions of dollars, says ex-EFCC chair, Waziri

Farida Waziri, former chairperson of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says she has made enormous contributions to the fight against corruption.Waziri, who said President Muhammadu Buhari is poised “to end oil-money induced corruption in our land”, recalled her days as head of the anti-graft agency, saying she was subjected to blackmail in the course of discharging her duty.According [...]

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    Don’t merge us with EFCC, says ICPC chairman

Don’t merge us with EFCC, says ICPC chairman

Ekpo Nta, chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has warned against the proposed merger of the commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Speaking in an interview in Abuja, Nta said such move would not only affect the anti-corruption stance of the current administration but also demoralise the personnel working in the agencies.He [...]

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    FRC suspends Stanbic IBTC directors, KPMG

FRC suspends Stanbic IBTC directors, KPMG

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has requested that the Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) and the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) investigate Stanbic IBTC and KPMG Professional Services for "financial misstatements".In a report released by the FRC on Monday, the council suspended the registration of four directors of Stanbic IBTC and that of its audit engagement partner, KPMG Professional Services, [...]

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    EFCC: We don’t torture suspects

EFCC: We don’t torture suspects

Ibrahim Lamorde, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday said suspects being investigated by the commission were not made to give statements under duress.Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the EFCC, quoted Lamorde as saying this during a visit of officials of Amnesty International to the headquarters of the commission in Abuja on Monday.“The EFCC follows the rule [...]

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