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EFCC probes MTN’s listing on NSE

Telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria, has revealed its listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is the subject of an enquiry by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC probes syndicate fleecing VIPs over President Buhari’s cabinet

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has instituted a probe into the activities of a syndicate ripping Nigerians off under the guise of safeguarding their nomination for President Muhammadu Buhari’s next cabinet.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

SERAP urges President Buhari, agencies to step up anti-corruption war

As President Muhammadu Buhari begins his second term, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged him to step up the anti-corruption crusade by making it more effective and holistic.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved an application seeking the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 and N9.2 billiion linked to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. .

Patience Jonathan: Return my seized $5.7 million because nobody complained I stole money

Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Friday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the release of the $5.7m and N2.4bn seized from her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested four suspected fraudsters for an alleged involvement in internet crimes.

EFCC arrests four suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested four suspected fraudsters for an alleged involvement in internet crimes.
Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced Onuoha Danhessy Akachuku to 3 months imprisonment, for defrauding an American, Maria Jose Alvarez of $5,260 in a failed online romance deal.

Court jails fraudster for defrauding American of $5,260

Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Onuoha Danhessy Akachuku to three months imprisonment, for defrauding an American, Maria Jose Alvarez of the sum of $5,260 in a failed online romance deal.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC quizzes town union leader over alleged N200 million fraud

President General of Enugu-Ngwo Town Union, Mr. John Enwu, has been quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged misappropriation of over N200m belonging to the community.
Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court 1, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday convicted and sentenced one Benson Godspower to four months in prison over lottery scam.

Man jailed four months over lottery scam

Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court 1, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday convicted and sentenced one Benson Godspower to four months in prison over lottery scam.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says he is confident that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will issue a Certificate of Return to him as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District. Okorocha expressed this optimism while speaking with State House Correspondents after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari gives Governor Okorocha pass mark in security matters

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised that security is very dear to the Federal government, adding that it should not be left alone for the government to deal with, just as he commended Governor Rochas Okorocha for his contributions to security matters.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme says the Amnesty Office has trained a total of 1,401 beneficiaries in various skills in the last one year.

CSO seeks probe of Amnesty coordinator

Civil Society Organisation, Niger Delta Transformation Forum, has called on the National Assembly (NASS), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other law enforcement agencies of government to probe the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, for corrupt activities.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia challenges criminal trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday,, fixed May 31, for hearing in a motion filed by embattled Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, challenging her trial in the court.

Witnesses: Abdulrasheed Maina opened three accounts where ”unspecified amounts” were lodged in Fidelity Bank...

Two witnesses in the trial of Stephen Oronsaye, former Head of Service of the Federation, alleged that a brother of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), opened three accounts where ”unspecified amounts” were lodged in Fidelity Bank Plc.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu seeks artistes, comedians’ support against ‘Yahoo boys’

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Nigerian artistes and comedians to join the anti-graft agency in the fight against corruption, particularly internet fraud, and to lend their voices to the commission’s anti-corruption fight.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC disclaims Lagos roadblocks, online invitations

According to the commission, it has no knowledge and involvement in the act as it revealed that the impostors, parading themselves as operatives of the Commission, mount road blocks in areas such as Victoria Island, Lekki and Festac Town, and extorting money from unsuspecting members on the allegation that they are suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo boys.’
Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after muscians.

Naira Marley: Ibrahim Magu speaks on EFCC’s war against internet fraudsters

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after musicians.
Lagos State High Court.

Two former NBA chairmen, treasurer arraigned for alleged N20 million fraud

Two former chairmen of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, Adesina Ogunlana and Yinka Farounbi; and a former treasurer of the branch, Mrs Aderinola Kappo were on Wednesday arraigned for allegedly defrauding the association of N20 million.
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EFCC arraigns ex-minister Alison-Madueke October 3

A Federal High Court in Apo has fixed October 3, for the arraignment of the former Minister of Petroleum, Deziani Alison-Madueke, on five-counts bordering on conspiracy and illegal act of accepting and giving gratifications.

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Minister: N30, 000 new minimum wage started April 18

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Igbo Movement backs Babajide Sanwo-Olu on inclusive government

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Nasarawa commissions 115 rooms liaison office in Abuja

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Transition committee suggests ways to make Adamawa ‘Japan of the North’

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Group backs NFIU on directive on local government funds

An advocacy-based Civil Society Organization, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption (MIIVOC), has thrown its weight behind the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) over its directive on the management of local government funds.