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Money laundering: Court gives EFCC nod to arraign ex-AGF, Otunla, others Jan 27

By Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the leave to arraign former Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Jonah Otunla on a five-count money laundering charge. Jonah Otunla Trial Justice Nnamdi Dimgba fixed January 22, 2018, for Otunla …

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How Justice Ajumogobia Tried To Evade Investigation – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told a Lagos High Court Sitting in Ikeja how a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia tried to cover her tracks with 11 mobile phones while she was being investigated. An operative of the Commission, Abdullahi Lawal, who testified before the …

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N13bn Ikoyi Cash: EFCC Denies Saying Whistle-blower Has Been Paid

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reacted to reports that the commission has paid the whistleblower concerning the sum of N13billion recovery from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos State, stating that it never said so. The anti-graft commission in a statement on Friday, November 10, said its Chairman, …

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Lack Of Synergy Is Affecting Nigeria’s Security, Says Amacree

Mr Amaecree A former Assistant Director of the State Security Services, Mr Dennis Amacree, has decried the level of disunity between the various agencies of government. According to him, there is a huge communication gap between agencies of government and their lack of synergy is indeed affecting the nation’s security. Mr …

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We Will Pursue Maina’s Case To The End – EFCC Chairman, Magu

File photo The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said that the commission is determined to pursue the case against embattled former Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina to a conclusive end. The EFCC Boss speaking on …

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Presidential Committee Accuses EFCC Of Frustrating Efforts

File photo The presidential ad-hoc committee set up to reposition the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and restore the nation’s membership of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Unit has cried out over the frustration of its efforts. The committee accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of blackmailing …

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PHOTOS: EFCC Assures AMCON Of Support On Asset Recovery

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has assured the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) of its support in its drive to recover toxic assets. The Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, gave the assurance on Thursday when he received the Managing Director of AMCON, Mr Ahmed …

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EFCC Recovers N328.9bn From Nine Oil Marketers

File photo The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered the sum of N328.9bn from nine major oil marketers across the country. The recovery is reported to be in response to a petition against the leadership of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its subsidiary, Pipelines …

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EFCC Act for review, says minister

Ibadan – Mallam Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, says the act establishing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will be reviewed in order to strengthen the commission.Malami made this known on Thursday at the inauguration of the Ibadan Zonal office of EFCC. Acting Chairman of …

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Court Dismisses Corruption Charges Against Oronsaye

A High Court of Federal Capital Territory sitting in Maitama has dismissed the charges of corruption brought against a former Head of Service of the Federation, Mr. Steve Oronsaye, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The EFCC had preferred seven charges bordering on criminal breach of trust and diversion …

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