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    Anti-corruption War Useless Without Judicial Reforms – PMB

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    Apparently referring to the inability of the courts to live up to expectations, President Muhammadu Buhari observed yesterday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that the ongoing fight against corruption would be a futile venture if there is no proper reform of the judiciary. To underscore the president’s stance, some laws in Nigeria have become obsolete, having…

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  • Armsgate: EFCC Closes In On Obanikoro’s Children Over N4.8bn

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    Two sons of former minister of state for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, Babajide and Gbolahan Obanikoro are currently on the radar of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Sources at the Commission disclosed that N4,745,000,000.00 was traced to a company, Sylvan McNamara Limited, in which they have interest. The money was allegedly paid in several…

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  • FIRS Director Arrested for Tax Fraud

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested Abumere Joseph Osagie, deputy director, regional tax office, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, in a case of abuse of office and bribery. The suspect was picked following a complaint about his attempt to extort a University proprietor N5million. Osagie and one Jamila Ojora had on January…

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    NSCDC Boss Visits Magu, Seeks Cooperation

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    The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu yesterday visited the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu in his office at the commission’s head office in Abuja. The NSCDC boss said he was at the commission to congratulate Magu on his well…

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  • Arms Scandal: EFCC Quizzes Ex-CAS Amosu

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday began an investigation into the alleged contracts inflation in the military when its operatives quizze the former chief of air force, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd). LEADERSHIP FRIDAY recalls the issuance of a presidential order to the anti-graft commission calling for the investigation of some former…

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    Defence College’s Alumni Holds Seminar On IDPs Plights

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    ..With T.Y Danjuma As Special Guest Of Honour The Alumni Association of the National Defence College (AANDEC) and the institution will hold a three-day seminar on the problems confronting the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) next week with a view to recommending vital solutions to the Federal Government. The seminar, which will have an elder statesman…

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    PMB Steps Up Anti-Graft Fight, Presents 2 Bills To Senate

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    In his quest for more potent laws against money laundering and to rev up the fight against corruption, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday presented two bills before the Senate for amendment. They are the Money Laundering Prevention and Prohibition Bill 2016 and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill 2016. The president, in a letter…

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    THISDAY Publisher, Obaigbena, Honours EFCC’s Invitation

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    The publisher of THISDAY Newspapers, Mr. Nduka Obaigbena, may have presented himself to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over his alleged involvement in the arms deal scandal. He was alleged to have received N500million from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) in the wake of last year’s general election. However, Obaigbena…

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