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The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, rejected the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s request to issue a warrant of arrest against a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is believed to be residing in the United Kingdom.
The Court of Appeal, Kano Division, has reserved judgement in an interlocutory appeal filed by a former Kano State Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, challenging the ruling of the Federal High Court Kano which upheld that EFCC has a case in a N950 million election money linked to him and others.
The All Progressives Congress candidate for the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has said he cannot refund N700m to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission because he never collected such money to start with.
A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, says societal values have disintegrated to the extent that online fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo boys’ have become role models in Nigerian society.
Mr Justice Derefaka, Technical Adviser, Gas Business and Policy Implementation to Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) will “Go-Live” on Monday
Omoyele Sowore slams President Buhari for endorsing Pastor Ize-Iyamu despite N700 million fraud case
#RevolutionNow activist, Omoyele Sowore, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for endorsing Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, who is facing corruption charges to the tune of N700 million.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Maudeke, to appear for arraignment on money laundering against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
A prior presidential panel, which investigated the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, indicted him, a report has alleged.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arraigned Malabu Oil & Gas Limited, six other companies and an oil tycoon, Aliyu Abubakar, before the Federal High Court on a 48-count fraud charge.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, arraigned Malabu Oil and Gas Limited for money laundering offences in connection to the controversial oil block, OPL 245 transactions.
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria has restrained the Minister of Petroleum Resources and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) from revoking the Ororo Marginal Field in OML 95 pending the determination of the substantive suit filed before the court.
The Acting Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has asked Nigerians in Diaspora to put pressure on the United Kingdom to release former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to face trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, May 15, 2020, handed over a property forfeited by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the Lagos State government for use as an isolation centre for COVID-19 patients.
The federal government should provide a detailed framework for its decisions to end fuel subsidy in the country and the planned oil and gas licensing round, civil society groups advocating for the reform of the country’s oil and gas industry have demanded.
The Leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday held a meeting with some Ministers and Heads of agencies from the Executive arm of Government to brainstorm on the impact of Coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy.
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday further adjourned till March 12 further proceedings in the N450m fraud trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman.
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison Madueke, stole $2.5billion from the Nigeria’s treasury, Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said.
The Federal Government says it is set to recover a fresh $321 million stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens.
Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden cast his ballot in the US presidential race Wednesday in Delaware, six days before the end of a turbulent campaign pitting him against incumbent Donald Trump.
The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office.
South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs, has confirmed that goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has received a call up for Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Sierra Leone in November.
The Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (CPCR) has absolved Nigerian Army of any involvement in the Tuesday night shooting at peaceful protesters in the Lekki axis of Lagos State.
Hoodlums, masquerading as EndSARS protesters, attacked the Kwara Command warehouse of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in Ilorin on Saturday with the intention to loot.
British police said yesterday they were dealing with an ongoing incident aboard a vessel near the coast of the Isle of Wight, an island off the southern coast of England.
Ace comedian, Ayodeji Richard Makun, popularly known as ‘A.Y’, has condemned those blaming celebrities for the death of protesters.
The National Executive Council (NEC) has set up a committee charged with addressing unemployment and national security in the country.