Financial Crimes

EFCC arrests, releases former DSS DG, Ita Ekpeyong

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released a former Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mr Ita Ekpeyong, hours after his arrest. ...

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FG deploys Abacha loot to finance N-Power programme, others — Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the money recovered from the late military ruler, Gen. Sani Abacha, is not being ...

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EFCC grills, releases Ekweremadu

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who was interrogated by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja Tuesday has been ...

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Alleged fraud: Court dismisses Kalu’s no-case submission

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed a no-case submission made by former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu. Justice Mohammed Idris ...

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EFCC probes Gov. Ortom, Benue Assembly members for alleged N23.08bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has linked Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to an alleged fraud to the tune of N22bn. This ...

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Court remands Obasanjo’s brother-in-law in prison

John Abebe, the brother-in-law of former president Olusegun Obasanjo was remanded in Ikoyi Prison, Lagos today over an alleged forgery slammed against him by the ...

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Nigeria: Security chiefs, governors siphon N241bn annually, says Transparency Int’l

Transparency International on Wednesday revealed how over N241billion is being siphoned from the nation’s treasury annually, using the security votes as a conduit pipe to ...

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EFCC prosecutes Access Bank staff for stealing N1.2bn from customers

Following the startling discovery of a whopping N1.2bn fraud, allegedly committed by one Olayinka Sanni, a former staff of Access Bank, through illegal siphoning of ...

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Killings: Gowon demands arrest of Miyetti Allah leadership

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd), has expressed serious concerns over the security situation in the country, saying that the situation if not immediately addressed, could lead to a religious war ...

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Buhari drums support for ICC

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at The Hague called on the 123 States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to support the court’s jurisdiction over serious cases of corruption and illicit financial flows ...

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