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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.
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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.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders destruction of 14 containers loaded of Tramadol

Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, ordered the destruction of 14 containers loaded with prescription drug, Tramadol, confiscated at Apapa Wharf, Lagos, by the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS).

Court of Appeal strips Okoi Obono-Obla’s panel of prosecutorial powers

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has nullified the prosecutorial powers of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP).
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Court orders temporary forfeiture of Diezani Alison-Madueke’s N325 million land in Lekki to federal...

Justice Babs Kuewumi of the Federal High Court, Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of a landed property linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources , Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and valued at N325 million the Federal Government.

Court orders interim forfeiture of ex-first lady Patience Jonathan’s houses in Abuja

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered an interim forfeiture of two properties linked to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.

Senator Saraki advocates non-partisan approach to fight against corruption

The Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called for a non-partisan approach to fight corruption in the country.

I want ex-President Jonathan to testify despite threats to my life – Olisa Metuh...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to vacate the subpoena it issued to compel former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as a witness in the ongoing trial of erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the People Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh.

I don’t have N1bn to give ex-President Jonathan – Olisa Metuh tells court

Embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja not to set aside the subpoena it issued to compel former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as a witness in his ongoing trial.

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Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
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Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
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Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.