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    Alleged N4.29bn Fraud: EFCC Probes Gov Ortom

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ) has begun investigation over alleged N4.29billion fraud against the administration of Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, and other prominent members of the state government, including certain members of the state House of Assembly. The anti-graft agency’s action was sequel to the receipt of three petitions sent…

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    Diezani’s $115m Largesse: EFCC Quizzes Ex-ministers Aminu Wali, Nurudeen Muhammad

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    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have quizzed a former minister of foreign affairs, Ambassador Aminu Bashir Wali, and a former minister of state for foreign affairs, Dr Nurudeen Muhammad, following their alleged involvement in the disbursement of $115million (about N23billion) by the former minister of petroleum resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke during…

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    Kidnapping Should Be Classified As Act Of Terrorism – Reps Member

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    The lawmaker representing Yewa North and Imeko-Afon Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and Chairman, House Committee on Financial Crimes, Hon Kayode Oladele,  has called on the federal government to classify kidnapping as an act of terrorism. According to the federal lawmaker, the time has come to bring the dastardly offence under the Terrorism…

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    Diezani: Fidelity Bank MD Returns N40m To EFCC

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    The managing director and the chief executive officer of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo, has returned N40 million to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The said N40 million represents the interest element of the sum the bank’s managing director collected from the former minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. A credible…

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  • Arms Deal: $15bn Actually Diverted, Says EFCC

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    Contrary to the media report that $2.1billion was allegedly diverted under the guise of tackling the menace of insurgency in the North East,  investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has just revealed that the actual amount involved was a whopping $15billion. An impeccable source within the agency disclosed the startling revelation to…

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    Controversy Trails EFCC’s Appeal Against Odili

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    Controversy is now trailing the whereabouts of the appeal filed before the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the perpetual injunction granted to former Rivers State governor Peter Odili by a federal high court in 2007. Justice Ibrahim Buba of the federal high court in Port…

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    Petitions Against Ex-Govs, Families Flood EFCC

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    A huge number of damning petitions are currently being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), LEADERSHIP WEEKEND has learnt. According to senior operatives of the commission, some of the immediate past governors and many of their family members will soon be charged to court on the conclusion of investigation into allegations of…

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    Alleged Non-qualification/Perjury: Case Against Buhari Cannot Stand – Justice Amaize

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    A former jurist, Justice R. I. Amaize, has declared that those seeking the disqualification of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), over the non-attachment of relevant documents to the INEC form he submitted, perjury and alleged lack of requisite qualification may have to think of something else as…

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