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EFCC Arraigns to Court Ex-Naval Chief, Usman Jibrin, and Two Others, For Money Laundering N600 Million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, arraigned a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman O. Jibrin and two others: Rear Admiral Bala Mshelia (rtd) and Rear Admiral Shehu Ahmadu (rtd) before Justice A. S Umar of the FCT High Court sitting in …

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Budget Padding: SERAP sues the EFCC at Federal High Court, seeks Dogara’s trial in court

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara  must be investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and prosecuted over allegations of budget padding. A Nigerian group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is pursuing an order of  the Federal High Court in Abuja to actualise this. And it has …

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Youths adopt petition against Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin over contract fraud

The National Youth Council of Nigeria has adopted a petition written to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission urging the commission to investigate Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin, member representing Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency of Kano State, and the Federal Commission for refugees, migrants and Internally Displaced Person over alleged multi million naira …

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Alleged fraud: Ex-governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina state surrenders to the EFCC

Ibrahim Shema, the immediate past governor of Katsina State, who was declared wanted on Wednesday for alleged fraud, has turned himself him to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, his spokesperson told PREMIUM TIMES Friday. Oluwabusola Olawale said Mr. Shema arrived at the EFCC headquarters around 9:30 a.m. Friday, two …

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Money laundering: $31.4 million scandal with Nigeria’s ex-first lady shows the scale of Buhari’s anti-corruption battle

Patience Jonathan, the colorful wife of Nigeria’s ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, has become the latest high profile Nigerian embroiled in a corruption-related scandal. Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has frozen accounts containing $31.4 million controlled by the former first lady who claims some of the money …

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Money laundering scandal: Houseboy, driver’s names used to open Patient Jonathan’s $15m accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested four domestic servants, including a driver and a houseboy, whose names were used to open bank accounts for Mrs Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Sources within the anti-graft agency said on Sunday that the companies’ accounts were …

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Money laundering scandal: Additional $5 million discovered by the EFCC in Patient Jonathan’s Skye bank accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced an additional $5m to the Skye Bank account of Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. This brings to $20m the total amount so far traced to the former first lady. As part of investigations into a money laundering …

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Corrupt EFCC officials and driver caught redhanded breaking into property sealed by the EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a man identified as Ibrahim Babangida, for offences bordering on criminal breach of trust, attempted theft, conspiracy and impersonation. Also arrested with him is another suspect bearing Murtala Mohammed, along with the driver of the agency, who was identified as Nasiru …

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The forces of evil are trying to undermine the EFCC, says Ibrahim Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, on Friday said some dark forces had been busy hijacking the powers given to the anti-graft agency to battle economic and financial crimes in the country. Mr. Magu stated this while presenting a paper titled “This Is …

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Budget Padding: Federal Government launches major war against Senators and Reps

The Federal Government has started compiling the list of legislators in both chambers of the National Assembly over constituency projects earmarked for them in the 2014 and 2015 budgets, which were not executed. The sum of N100bn was earmarked for constituency projects in each of the 2014 and 2015 budgets. …

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