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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, ICPC stripped of powers to seize assets in corruption cases

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other allied bodies have been stripped of the powers to seize assets of people being investigated and such powers transferred to the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF).
The Court of Appeal where the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will be delivered later today.

Former bank chief claims forfeited N9.08 billion ‘Diezani loot’

A former bank director, Dauda Lawal, has asked the Court of Appeal in Lagos to order the Federal Government to return to him the N9.08 billion he forfeited to it on February 16, 2017.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Court orders permanent forfeiture of money ‘linked to Winifred Oyo-Ita’

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the permanent forfeiture of some money returned by a suspect linked to the suspended Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita.

Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani Alison-Madueke’s jewellery, customised iPhone

The former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke has lost the bid to retrieve her jewellery and a customised gold iPhone forfeited to the Federal Government.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Former oil minister loses bid to recover seized $40 million jewellery, iPhone

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of the 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised gold iPhone, valued at $40m, recovered from the Abuja home of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

EFCC secures interim forfeiture of Senator Okorocha’s assets

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission announced today that it has secured an interim forfeiture order over some assets owned by former Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha.

EFCC: $40 million jewellery beyond former oil minister’s income

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday appealed to the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the permanent forfeiture of the 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised gold iPhone, valued at $40m, recovered from the Abuja home of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Former minister kicks as EFCC seeks final forfeiture of N14 billion jewellery

A former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to refuse an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking the final forfeiture of her 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised golden iPhone.
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended Nigeria – France Business and Investment Forum dinner in Abuja.1

AMCON debt: Federal government changes tactics, directs total recovery

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has directed that new approaches be adopted in the recovery of N5.4 trillion debts owed the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

Ethiopian Customs to seize undeclared currencies above $3,000 from travellers

Ethiopian Customs and Revenue Authority recently stepped up its moves to commence seizure of foreign currencies and valuables in excess of 3,000 dollars.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari assents to mutual assistance in criminal matters act

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, 2019, to further strengthen and boost the ongoing war against corruption within and outside the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Probe: EFCC seals off Senator Saraki’s properties in Lagos

Five choice properties of Senate President Bukola Saraki located in high brow Ikoyi, Lagos, have been sealed off by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), citing ongoing investigation of the politician.

Company denies forfeiture order against Ecobank

O & O Networks Limited has refuted reports claiming that the Federal High Court made a forfeiture order against Ecobank Nigeria Limited and ETI.

Court to hear evidence on final forfeiture suit against Patience Jonathan on April 12

A Federal High Court Lagos, Wednesday, fixed April 12, to hear oral evidence in a suit by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), seeking final forfeiture of about 8.4 million dollars, and N7.4 billion linked to former first Lady, Patience Jonathan.

Supreme Court affirms interim forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $8.4 million

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed an order of interim forfeiture made by the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court in respect of the sum of $8.4m linked to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds federal government’s seizure of Patience Jonathan’s $8.4 million

The Supreme Court has upheld the order of temporary forfeiture made by a Federal High Court in Lagos in respect of the $8.4million traced by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.

VP Osinbajo: All returned looted funds will be judiciously utilised

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.

Lagos: Unruly motorists risk three years imprisonment

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday urged motorists to comply with the provisions of the State Traffic Laws, warning that government would not hesitate to bring the full weight of the law on offenders.

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