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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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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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EFCC Confirms Return of N1bn By Ex-Customs Boss

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed media reports that a former Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko, returned N1 billion to the Federal Government. The commission’s spokesperson, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, gave the confirmation via SMS to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on …

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Obanikoro Released From EFCC Custody – Pays Back N100 Million

A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Minster of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He was reported to have been released by the EFCC around 5:00pm yesterday.Sources at the EFCC said he refunded …

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Former Presidential Spokesman Reuben Abati Arrested By The EFCC

Former presidential spokesperson and widely-known newspaper columnist Reuben Abati were arrested on Monday by detectives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), SaharaReporters has learned. He was picked up in Abuja accused of receiving N50million from former NSA Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd). Also under arrest is the former minister …

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The Judge On The Run Has Finally Surrendered Herself To The EFCC

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, one of the six judges invited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to face interrogation over allegations of money laundering and bribery, reported herself to the anti-graft agency on Thursday evening. It would be recalled that the embattled judge was invited for questioning on Tuesday, …

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EFCC Seeks Right To Retain Parts Of Recovered Loot

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged a review of Nigerian laws to enable anti-graft agencies in the country retain a percentage of the loot recovered to fund their operations.The Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, made the request at the national anti-corruption conference organised by …

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EFCC Showed In Court That Barrister Rickey Tarfa Falsified His Age

Mr. Tosin Owobo, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecution witness, in the ongoing trial of Rickey Tarfa, a senior advocate, on Thursdayin Lagos insisted that the lawyer falsfied his age in the assets declaration form. Tarfa is standing trial before Justice A.A. Akintoye on a 27-count charge bordering …

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Polish woman, Gilmaska, convicted over dud cheque

A Polish woman, Dora Gilmaska, has been convicted for issuing a dud check, an offence rarely punished in Nigeria. Gilmaska was convicted alongside her company, Icon Media and Marketing Agency Limited on a charge of fraud brought against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Justice Abubakar Umar …

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