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  1. RemmyAlex

    Politics Fayose Fires Back At Obanikoro Over N4.745bn Arms Deal Confession

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has fired back over claims that the former Minister of State for Defence, Mr. Musiliu Obanikoro allegedly told the anti-graft agency that he received money for his election from him. Fayose, who denied the allegations in a statement, said rather than...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Politics EFCC Urges Review of Law To Retain Percentage of Recovered Loots

    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...
  3. RemmyAlex

    Politics EFCC Lied, Fani-Kayode's Wife, Precious Releases Account Statement

    Precious Chikwendu, wife of the former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has described Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as pathological liar. The EFCC spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren had said the ex-minister’s wife attempted to withdraw money from an account which the agency had frozen...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Business Fani-Kayode Operates 17 Bank Accounts

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has disclosed that former Minister of Avaiation, Femi Fani-Kayode operates at least 15 accounts with GT Bank and two with Diamond Bank. The commission on Monday evening stated this while denying the arresting or detaining Fani-Kayode's wife or...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Politics 2 Judges Report To EFCC Over Bribery Allegations [See PHOTOS]

    Two Federal High Court judges Mohammed Nasir Yunusa and Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa on Monday, 17th October, 2016, reported to the Lagos Office of EFCC. The judges arrived at the Commission's Lagos Office following an invitation letter the EFCC extended to them. Their invitation is sequel to the...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Politics Musiliu Obanikoro Finally Surrenders to EFCC

    Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro has finally turned himself to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission. According to Sahara Reporters, officers of the commission would soon commence intensive interrogation over N4.7billion Ekiti election slush fund . He is accused...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Politics I Will Be Very Hard on War Against Corruption – President Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari gave assurance to Nigerians in Germany that his administration will be unrelenting in prosecuting the anti-corruption war. He declared that his administration will continue to “to be very hard on corruption’’, in addition to encouraging more Nigerians to pay their...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics EFCC Set to Probe 2 Buhari’s Ministers For Corruption

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission may have opened investigations into activities of some serving ministers in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. Investigation by PUNCH revealed that operatives involved in the discreet probe had gathered some evidence against the affected...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics Arrested Nigerian Judge Begs Security Chief Over N500m Evidence [The Nation]

    A Nigerian judge rolled on the floor, begged the Department of State Service (DSS) boss Mr. Lawan Daura when confronted with evidence that he got more than N500million bribe. The judge refused to unlock the safe in his house for DSS operatives to have access to its contents, a source told The...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Politics EFCC Arrests Uche Ogah in Court Premises

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday morning picked up the President of Masters Energy Oil and Gas Limited, Mr. Uche Ogah, on the premises of a Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Tinubu, Lagos Island. Ogah was arrested as soon as he stepped out of the courtroom...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Politics African Bar Condemns Arrest of Judges, Demands Immediate Release

    The African Bar Association (AFBA) says it is shocked about the arrest of some judges and invasion their homes by security agents in Nigeria. AFBA President, Hannibal Uwaifo, said that the action of the security agents was a violation of the principles of the rule of law and tenets of...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Politics Inyang Okoro: 7 Things You Should Know About The Second S/Court Justice Arrested

    Justice John Inyang Okoro was the second Supreme Court justice, who was among the seven judges arrested in different states across the country between Friday night and Saturday morning over alleged corrupt practices. The seven senior judges arrested were still in custody and would be arraigned...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Politics EFCC Arrests Helen Ogunleye, Federal High Court Registrar

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, arrested Helen Ogunleye, a Federal High Court registrar for alleged corrupt practices. Sahara Reporters, the online news platform said Ogunleye was arrested for pairing Nigerian senior lawyers with corrupt judges.
  14. RemmyAlex

    Politics Sylvester Ngwuta: 7 Things You Should Know About One of The Judges Arrested By DSS

    Justice Sylvester Ngwuta was among the seven judges arrested in different states across the country between Friday night and Saturday morning over alleged corrupt practices. The seven senior judges arrested were still in custody and would be arraigned in court any moment, A DSS official told...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Politics Ibori Appeals UK Conviction, 2 Months Before Completion of Jail Term

    A London court heard on Friday, October 7, an appeal instituted by convicted Nigerian politician, James Ibori that the British police and lawyers involved in his case were themselves corrupt. The former Delta governor is serving a 13-year sentence after pleading guilty in 2012 to 10 counts of...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Politics Dino Melaye Advises President Buhari to Grant Amnesty to Treasury Looters

    Senator Dino Melaye has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give presidential pardon and amnesty for treasury looters. Melaye in statement on Sunday said “Though an unrepentant advocate for integrity and forthrightness especially from public office holders, I however sincerely want to...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Politics EFCC 'Returns' Sylva’s '48 Houses’ Seized During Jonathan's Tenure

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have returned about 48 properties belonging to Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state during the administration of Goodluck Jonathan. Some of the property are located in Wuse II and Maitama, highbrow areas of Abuja, according to...