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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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ON THE STREET WITH AFRICAN FREE PRESS: IS EFCC’S FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION BEING DONE RIGHT?

African Free Press Hits the Streets to Sample The Opinion of Nigerians On Trending Issues. Share

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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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NIA claims N13b seized by EFCC was received from CBN: We are not sure we paid billions to NIA – CBN responds

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has broken its silence over the controversial N13b recovered by Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in an Ikoyi apartment in Lagos state. But despite claims by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) that he approved and released the massive stash of cash recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from an apartment ...

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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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2 mansions in Maitama area of Abuja linked to Ibrahim Magu’s wife [LOOK]

This is certainly not the best of times for Ibrahim Magu, the embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as powerful forces, within and outside of government, not disposed to his continued stay in office have intensified efforts to break down his defence lines.   One of such moves, it learnt, is an ongoing discreet investigation ...

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Talking Point: Is Diezani Really As Guilty As They Make It Look?

A Show That Takes A Second Glance At Major Issues And Question Popular Opinion With The Aim Of Bringing Out The Truth. Share

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$1.1 Billion Malabu Oil Deal: Adoke should not drag me into a matter I know nothing about – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday warned a former Attorney-General of the Federation, Bello Adoke, to cease further mention of his name in the controversial $1.1 billion Malabu Oil deal.   The former president said he considered the controversial award of OPL 245 oil field licence as the “height of corruption,” and, as such, could not have participated in negotiations ...

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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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