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How N587.7 million Ecowas fund was moved – witness

The trial of Mohammed Dangana, a staff of the Economic Community of West African States Commission continued Thursday before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja with the testimonies of prosecution witness 2 (PW2), Becky Uju, a staff of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) Plc.
Ibrahim Magu

Official: EFCC would continue to partner credible CSOs on anti-graft war

The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has assured credible civil society organisations, CSOs, of continued partnership in the task of combating economic and financial crimes.

Dasukigate: EFCC to seek order of court for separate trial for ex-NSA, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, told an FCT High Court that the agency will seek a court order for separate trial for former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) from seven other defendants.

Police detain Katsina NCP chairman over press briefing

The police on Wednesday arrested the Chairman of the National Conscience Party in Katsina State, Abulmumini SheuSani.
One of the suspects, a worker in the bank, reportedly contacted his suspected accomplices, namely, Ado Shehu, Ali Muhammad and Abba Sanusi, who work with the Sharia Court, Kano State, to obtain court documents stating that the account owner was dead, and that, as his heirs, should be given access to his money.

EFCC: Bank worker, accomplices emptied customer’s dormant account, thinking he’s dead

An official of a commercial bank and three others have allegedly emptied the account of a Nigerian man who resides in Saudi Arabia.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court hears how former President Obasanjo received $140,000 from ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s son-in-law

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday heard that Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, allegedly gave former President Olusegun Obasanjo the naira equivalent of $140,000.
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.

Corruption: Judge threatens to strike out EFCC suit against former oil minister

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, threatened to strike out the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) suit against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, if it failed to have her extradited to Nigeria by March 2020.
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 warns UNILORIN students off ‘yahoo yahoo’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), appealed to Nigerian youths, particularly students, to distance themselves from criminal tendencies capable of disrupting their future endeavours.

Fraud: Raymond c gets court’s approval for foreign medical trip

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted the request by the Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, to travel abroad for medical attention.
Some bankers said they were unaware of the alleged report that Nigerians are being defrauded through Western Union.

Bankers unaware of reports defrauding Nigerians using Western Union

Some bankers said they were unaware of the alleged report that Nigerians are being defrauded through Western Union.

How an American defrauded me of $145,000 – Nigerian businessman

A Nigerian businessman, Olukayode Sodimu, on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court about how an American and alleged serial conman, Marco Ramirez, defrauded him of 145,000 dollars in a green card scam.
Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), Health and Social Welfare, Nigerian Correctional Service, H.B. Kori, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a week, to respond to the court order on the true health status of Abdulrasheed Maina, former boss of Pension Reform Task Team

Abdulrasheed Maina ‘wanted’ in Niger Republic over $1.7 million stashed in house

Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, now facing trial in Nigeria for stealing pension money, is also wanted in neighbouring Niger Republic after the authorities found $1.7million cash in his house in Niamey.
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 arraigns lawyer for ‘N200 million scam’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a lawyer, Nwabufo Richard Obienu and his company, Forric Nigeria Limited before Justice B.G Diepri of a Rivers State High Court, Port-Harcourt on a three count charge bordering on conspiracy to commit felony and stealing by conversion of N200,000,000.00
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

EFCC: Why Abdulrasheed Maina should not be granted bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.
A Port Harcourt based lawyer, Nwabufo Richard Obienu, along with his company, Forric Nigeria Limited, has been docked by the EFCC at a Rivers State High Court for conspiracy to commit felony and stealing by conversion of N200million.

Port Harcourt lawyer docked by EFCC for N200 million fraud

A Port Harcourt based lawyer, Nwabufo Richard Obienu, along with his company, Forric Nigeria Limited, has been docked by the EFCC at a Rivers State High Court for conspiracy to commit felony and stealing by conversion of N200million.

Plateau killings: Berom want Senator Gyang’s apology for begging Hausa Fulani

A group under the aegis of Berom Political Frontiers in Plateau State has urged the senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Sen. Istifanus Gyang, to tender an unreserved apology to the Berom nation for begging killer herdsmen on the perennial attacks suspected to have been carried by the Fulani in Plateau North.
“The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has granted the prayers of the Minister of Communications Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, to properly position and empower the ministry to fulfil his digital economy objectives”

Minister: I reported over 100 people to EFCC for breach of local content law

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, thursday stated that he had sent over 100 people to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for interrogation for not obeying the local content law of Nigeria while he was the Director General/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
Ibrahim Magu

Zenith Labour Party urges President Buhari to reappoint Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman

The National Chairman of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Dan Nwanyawu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to send Mr Ibrahim Magu to the Senate for confirmation as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).

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How N587.7 million Ecowas fund was moved – witness

The trial of Mohammed Dangana, a staff of the Economic Community of West African States Commission continued Thursday before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja with the testimonies of prosecution witness 2 (PW2), Becky Uju, a staff of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) Plc.