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    Politics EFCC Files Suit To Takeover Patience Jonathan's Abuja Properties

    Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, filed an application before an Abuja Federal High Court seeking to take over assets belonging to Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation owned by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. In an ex-parte motion that was signed...
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    Politics Buhari Finally Directs MDAs To Compile Names of Looters for Publication

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed relevant ministries, departments and agencies to compile documents on names of public officials from whom funds has been recovered so far. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) quoted the Attorney General of the Federation and...
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    Politics Godswill Akpabio In Fresh Trouble Over Allegation Of N1.4Bn Bank Gift

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun a fresh probe of a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Godswill Akpabio, over allegations that he gave a gift of N1.4bn to a bank for unknown reasons. The EFCC, it was learnt, had written to the bank to explain why the governor...
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    Metro EFCC Blocks Diezani's Offer to Return to Nigeria for Trial

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday successfully blocked an attempt by embattled former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to return to Nigeria from London to face trial. Mrs. Alison-Madueke had fled to London shortly after she left office in May 2015, and has...
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    Metro EFCC Arrests Gombe SEMA Officials for Diverting IDPs' Materials

    Operatives of the Gombe Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested Secretary to Gombe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Dr. Danlami Arab Rukuje, for alleged involvement in the diversion of materials meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)...
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    Metro EFCC Recovers N409Bn Stolen From Government's Purse - Magu

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) on Wednesday revealed that it has recovered over N409 billion stolen from government’s purse this year. Within the commission, acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, admitted at a press briefing that, at least, nine staff found wanting were dismissed...
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    Metro EFCC Headquarters Attacked By Gunmen

    Offices of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been attacked by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday, August 16, 2017. In what has been described as an unprecedented security breach, the still unknown gunmen attacked, the Abuja annex of the Headquarters of the...
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    Politics PDP Breaks Silent Over Corruption Charges

    Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said it had been silent on the huge sums of money allegedly recovered from former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison Madueke, because the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has turned itself into both the prosecutor and the...
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    Politics 4 Important Projects Alison-Madueke’s Alleged Loot Can Fund

    The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) Thursday in Abuja said the alleged stolen funds traced to former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, could have been channels for various development works in the country. The group, in a statement by its Chairman, Austin Braimoh, and Secretary...
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    Metro SEE the Man Behind the 'Notorious' EFCC Twitter Handle

    Nigerians now know who was behind the official Twitter handle of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC [@officialEFCC] . The knowledge may however may be late, as the handler of the account has left the job. The EFCC today shared a photo of the handler thanking him for his...
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    Metro Diezani To Lose 5 More Properties As EFCC Sends More Proof To UK

    The Nation Newspaper has reported that two Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives have been dispatched to the United Kingdom (UK) with more evidence in the investigation of former Petroleum Resources Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke. Mrs. Alison-Madueke’s latest trouble...
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    Politics Power Tussle: 3 Things Saraki Discussed With Aso Rock Cabal In Saudi Arabia

    Sahara Reporters gathered that the Saraki-led goup and Aso rock group led by Isa Funtua met in Saudi Arabia to discuss power brokers and how they may hijack presidency from the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo. The platform said the Senate President’s group were Ahmadu Adamu Mu'azu, a former...
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    Politics Budget Padding: I Am Encouraged By EFCC – Jibrin

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), grilled former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, for five hours at its head office in Abuja. Jibrin arrived at the premises around 10am, where he remained until 3pm, after which he was asked to leave, Punch...
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    Metro Why We Raided Sun Newspaper Office - EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has explained why it raided the offices of Sun Publishing Limited on Monday. Read full statement as issued by EFCC : EFCC’s Presence at the Sun Newspaper Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the early...
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    Politics EFCC Invites Whistle blower 'Hon. Jibrin'

    Suspended member of the House of representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin has been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The embattled lawmaker posted a photo of his invitation letter on Twitter. See letter:
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    Metro Nigeria: What EFCC Has Achieved In 6 Months - Magu

    The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, said on Tuesday that the commission has secured more convictions than its sister agencies. Mr. Magu, who was represented by the agency's secretary, Emmanuel Adegboyega, made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja at...
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    Metro EFCC Releases Names Of 3 Oil Marketers In Diezani's $115m Scandal

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has named three oil marketing companies which allegedly aided a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to distribute an alleged bribe of $115m to compromise the 2015 general election. An investigator with the anti-graft...
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    Politics Nigerian Police Raid Ekweremadu's Official Guest House

    Nigerian Police in Abuja on Friday carried out a search on the Maitama, Abuja official guest house of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. Special Adviser to the Deputy President of the Senate, Mr. Uche Anichukwu who confirmed the development told Vanguard Newspaper said...
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    Politics Nigerian Pastor Defrauds Atiku Of N918m

    Mrs Titi Atiku Abubakar, wife of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, on Tuesday told an Ikeja High Court, that she trusted a business partner who allegedly defrauded her of N918 million because of his status as a pastor. “I thought that the first defendant, being a pastor, he will not defraud...
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    Metro Magu - I Am Ready To Die For Nigeria

    Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC), has declared that he is ready to die for Nigeria. Addressing an anti-corruption rally in Abuja, the EFCC boss said, “I stand before you today and make a solemn pledge never to give up the fight. Those who...
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