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Tag Archives: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Dasuki unable to attend court because he was indisposed – EFCC [READ]

Dasuki’s absence in court and oversight says DSS Director of Legal Services For the second time in two consecutive days, the Department of State Services, on Wednesday, failed to produce the immediate-past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, for the continuation of his trial over charges of alleged ...

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2 whistleblowers remanded in prison for giving false information to the EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned two self-acclaimed whistleblowers, Buhari Fannami and Ba-Kura Abdullahi on two separate charges before Justice M. T Salihu of the Federal High Court Maiduguri, for allegedly giving false information to the agency.   The EFCC said in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, that Fannamit had misled the commission with ...

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Exposed: EFCC plans to incriminate Ekweremadu by planting guns, foreign currencies in his house

EFFC target is to indict and kill Senator Ekweremadu’s political career Deputy senate president Ike Ekweremadu, , says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is planning to plant guns, huge amounts of foreign currencies in a house believed to be his.   Speaking on the floor of the senate on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Ekweremadu said a source tipped ...

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Revealed: Owners of Lagos luxury apartment where EFCC seized $50 million [FULL LIST]

This website has obtained the full list of occupants of a swanky apartment building in Lagos where operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found close to $50million last week. The building, located at 16 Osborne Road in Ikoyi, has nine floors of 19 Apartments and two penthouses.  It is owned by a former Peoples Democratic Party chairman, ...

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Federal High Court in Lagos issues to order unfreeze Skye Bank account of former First Lady Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, April 6, 2017 issued an order unfreezing the Skye Bank account of a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had in November 2016, filed an application before the court, seeking an order freezing the account.   The commission had contended that the funds were reasonably ...

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London-Paris Club refunds: 7 Governors diverted 19 Billion Naira says EFCC [DETAILS]

Seven governors have questions to answer in the alleged diversion of part of the N388.304billion London-Paris Club refunds into two accounts opened by the Nigeria Governors Forum.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered N19billion in one of the accounts. The other is a domiciliary account, which contains a yet unspecified amount of money.   One of ...

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Women storm court to protest maltreatment of Patience Jonathan over frozen $15 million (LOOK)

A group of women called “Nigeria Women”, on Monday thronged the premises of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court to protest former First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s  “harassed and maltreatment.” The women, numbering up to 100 and led by Kate Onyejere, sang solidarity songs in support of Mrs. Jonathan. “I am not satisfied today, some people came in today ...

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Justice Abdulaziz orders Mike Ozekhome (SAN) to forfeit N75 million in his bank account

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of N75 million in the account of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome, domiciled with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB).   The court, presided by Justice Abdulaziz Anka, gave the order while ruling on a motion ex-parte filed by the anti-graft agency seeking that Mr. Ozekhome’s account be ...

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Ibrahim Shema’s Re arrest: EFCC publicly humiliate Ex –Katsina governor to tears (LOOK)

The former governor of Katsina state, Ibrahim Shema broke down in tears after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) rearrested him on Tuesday.   Shema initially resisted the attempt to arrest him at a Katsina high court where he was arraigned.   He is standing a 22-count charge bordering on alleged criminal breach of trust and misappropriation ...

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Justice Taiwo throws out EFCC’s appeal to freeze Governor Fayose’s  bank account

The Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti division, has dismissed an appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for a stay of the judgment delivered on December 13, 2016, ordering the agency to unfreeze the accounts of Governor Ayo Fayose.   The EFCC had on June 21, 2016 placed restrictions on two accounts belonging to Governor Fayose with Zenith ...

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