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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC witness says JAMB officer, boss failed to remit N36.5 million revenue

An EFCC witness, Stanley Ani, on Tuesday told an FCT High Court, N36.5 million was not remitted to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as revenue.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed the dismissal of one Mr Odu Emmanuel, as Nigeria Law School Data processing officer.

Court orders reinstatement of sacked Ecobank staff

Hon. Justice Sanusi Kado of the National Industrial Court (NIC) Abuja judicial division, has declared the employment termination of Mr. Bello Ibrahim by Ecobank without valid justifiable reasons as wrongful and total disregard to the international best practices.

How security guard scammed lover of over N1 million

Sunday Adole, a security guard, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing his lover’s ATM card and withdrawing N1.09 million from the account.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests Ebonyi government house protocol officer over ‘N17 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a staff of the Protocol Unit of the Ebonyi State Government House, Abakaliki, over alleged N17 Million fraudulent transactions.

Nigerian banks attract $4.74 billion foreign investments in six months

Data obtained from the National Bureau of statistics showed that the amount of investment attracted by 22 banks accounted for 33.16 per cent of the total amount of foreign investment recorded in the first half of the year, which stood at $14.31bn.

Firm challenges Ecobank’s bid to sell Abuja hotel

A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned till November 18, 2019 to adopt written addresses in a suit between Ecobank Plc and Obat Oil and Petroleum Ltd over an Abuja Hotel.
The Lagos State government will next week celebrate the second edition of the annual Asa festival, one of the state’s recognized festivals.

Lagos celebrates 2019 Asa festival

The Lagos State government will next week celebrate the second edition of the annual Asa festival, one of the state’s recognized festivals.

Ambrose Alli university to honor Gambia president, others at 22nd convocation

Edo State-owned University, the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, has said it would honour the President of the Republic of Gambia, His Excellency, Adama Barrow, with an honorary degree at its 22nd Convocation Ceremony scheduled to hold from October 11 to Saturday October 19, 2019.

Ecobank calls for collaborative efforts to fight cybercrime

Nigerian bank, Ecobank Nigeria Limited has advocated continuous collaboration by all stakeholders in the fight against cybercrimes in the country.g

Ecobank Nigeria announces appointment of key officers

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of key Management Officers across various levels. Amongst those appointed are Kenneth Okere, who is now the Company Secretary & Chief Legal Counsel; Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Abiola Aderinola, Financial Controller; Adetokunbo Uko, Treasurer and Akintunde Dawodu, Chief Compliance Officer and Head, Compliance & Control.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Businessman drags EFCC, NCAC, others to court for freezing his 12 bank accounts

A 54-year-old man, on Monday, sued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) over an alleged unlawful freezing of his thirteen bank accounts.

CIBN presents accreditation certificate to Ecobank academy

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has officially presented certificate of accreditation to the ultra-modern, state of the art Ecobank Nigeria Academy with a call to other financial institutions in the country seeking accreditation of their training school to emulate Ecobank Nigeria.

Ecobank engages new set of graduates in training

In keeping with its talent development strategy, a new set of Graduate Trainees commence their entry-level development programme today Wednesday, August 14 at the state of the art Ecobank Nigeria Academy in Lagos.

Tax: Akwa Ibom government seals off Ecobank, Union Bank premises

The Akwa Ibom State government has sealed the premises of Ecobank in Uyo over alleged tax default.
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Ayo Adepoju named new Ecobank chief financial officer

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, the Lome-based parent company of Ecobank Group, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
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Ecobank removes two million plastic bottles from Lagos streets

As part of measures to reduce pollution of the environment, Ecobank Nigeria said it has successfully removed over two million plastic bottles in exchange for cash from the street of Lagos.

Federal government files motion seeking forfeiture of N2 billion, properties linked to PEF official

The federal government has filed an application before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking for interim forfeiture of monies and properties allegedly traced to an official of Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF).

PDP slams Governor Fayemi over ‘fresh N5 billion loan’

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party National New Media Group (PDP-NNMG) has accused the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, of plotting to plunge the State into another round of debt, disclosing that the governor was about taking N5 billion loan from a new generation bank.

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Justin Fashanu was on Wednesday inducted into the National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame.

Justin Fashanu deserved Hall of Fame induction – Amal Fashanu

Born of a Nigerian father and a mother from Guyana, Fashanu was Britain’s first £1m black footballer and won the BBC’s Goal of the Season award for his memorable volley against Liverpool in February 1980.

US opposes Nigeria’s plan to hand Abacha loot to Kebbi governor

The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.

ECOWAS Court chief advocates legal system to guarantee Ivoirians of rights protection

Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy governor for ‘certificate forgery’

An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.

Lesotho premier fails to appear in court to face murder charge

The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, on Friday failed to appear in court, where he was expected to face charges of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.