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EFCC Re-arraigns FUTA Vice Chancellor, Bursar for N156 Million Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, March 30, 2017 re-arraigned the duo of the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Professor Adebiyi G. Daramola, and the Bursar, Emmanuel Ayodeji A. Oresegun, before Justice W. R. Olamide of the Ondo State High Court, Akure …

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Federal Lawmaker Arraigned In Court For Certificate Forgery

A member of the House of the Senate, Nse Ekpenyong, was on Thursday arraigned at the Federal High Court, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, for alleged forgery of a polytechnic diploma. Mr. Ekpenyong represents the Oron Federal Constituency, Akwa Ibom State. The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), which arraigned the …

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High Court sends former NNPC boss, Andrew Yakubu, to prison

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the remand of Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), in Kuje Prison, and fixed March 21 for ruling on the bail application. Yakubu was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a six-count charge …

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After Three Nights In Prison, ‘Corrupt’ Nigerian University Vice Chancellor Released On Bail

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, and Pro-Chancellor, Adeseye Ogunlewe, have finally been released on bail. Both men were charged last Friday at an Abeokuta court for allegedly mismanaging the university’s N800 million. Although they were granted bail on Friday, the bail conditions were …

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How Accused Judge Moved Dollars In Her Bank Account – Diamond Bank Staff

The Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday heard a witness describe how foreign currency was moved from Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia chambers and deposited into her account in Diamond Bank. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Ademola Oshodi was testifying at the ongoing trial of Ofili-Ajumogobia, a serving …

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EFCC Declares Corruption As Crime Against Humanity And Threat To National Security

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared corruption as a crime against humanity and national security. Mr. Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of EFCC, called for a concerted effort to tackle the menace when he visited the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Abubakar Sadique, on Monday. He …

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Niger Delta Chief Sues Shell At The High Court In London

King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi holds up a plastic bottle containing contaminated water from his community in Nigeria, proof of oil pollution that he blames on Royal Dutch Shell — and on which he hopes a London court will deliver justice. “My people are drinking this water,” said the tribal …

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Senate Forgery: Police Submit Fresh Report, Which Indicts Saraki, Ekweremadu

There are strong indications that the police have submitted to the National Prosecution Coordination Committee, another report on the investigations into the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Orders, 2015. SUNDAY PUNCH gathered that in the fresh report, the police indicted the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and …

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Nigerian Executed In Singapore for Drugs Trafficking

Two convicted drug traffickers were hanged for their offences at Changi Prison Complex on Friday (Nov 18). The two men were Chijioke Stephen Obioha, a 38-year-old Nigerian, and Devendran A/L Supramaniam, a 31-year-old Malaysian, said the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) in a statement. Obioha, who said he came here in …

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Mystery Lawyer Moves To Scuttle Trial Of Alleged Corrupt Judges

Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, a Nigerian lawyer has begun legal moves to scuttle the trial of allegedly corrupt judges. But the move is being vigorously challenged by the Federal Government. On Tuesday, the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Tuesday, raised questions on Ogungbeje’s legal attempt to stop …

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