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EFCC Releases Arrested Ekiti Commissioner

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC …

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“EFCC Forced Me To Admit Taking N30 Million From Diezani” – INEC Official (Photo)

Mr Christian Nwosu, a former official of the Independent national electoral commission(INEC) shocked a Lagos federal high court on Friday when he revealed that officials of the Economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, forced him to admit receiving N30 million from embattled former petroleum minister, Diezani Allison Madueke.PoliticsNGR learned that …

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Arrest of Ekiti Commissioner : Fayose and Adeyeye Trade Words

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The arrest of the two officials serving in the administration of Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has created a rift between the governor and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye. Toyin Ojo The EFCC on Thursday arrested …

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EFCC Arrests 8 Internet Fraudsters In Lagos (Photos)

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The EFCC, Lagos zonal office, has arrested eight suspected Internet fraudsters. The suspects are Samsonre: Olujobi, 28 (a.k.a Mau Rice, Melinda Mcginnis); Abraham Sunday ( a.k.a. Raymond Dodson) 32; Gabriel Ayo ( a.k.a. Robert Mcintosh, Donald Great) 25.. Others are Omotayo Raphael (a.k.a. Michael Black) 25; Semiu Sunday Olawale (a.k.a. …

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Fresh Move To Unseat Magu As EFCC Chairman Begins

Fresh move to unseat the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has begun before the Federal High Court in Abuja. An Abuja-based legal practitioner, Wale Balogun, has dragged the Federal Government before the court challenging the decision to retain Magu after he was …

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Former Jigawa Governor, Turaki, Released From Prison

Former governor of Jigawa State, Senator Simon Turaki fulfill the terms of bail great Abuja court’s notice on Thursday was released from prison. Earlier EFCC arrested earlier this month in Abuja before being presented in court. EFCC has rejected the bail offer allegations that the escape on bail on charges …

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100 People Join Whistle Blowers in Ekiti

Determined to expose corrupt civil servants and individuals, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) on Tuesday declared that it would start using volunteers as whistle blowers. Are your ready to blow the Whistle? ‎The Chairman of the commission, Mr. Ekpo Nta said this in Ado Ekiti, …

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Senate Gives Osinbajo 3 Conditions To Accept Magu

The Nigerian senate has given the Aso Rock Villa three conditions it must meet for peace to reign. Top of the conditions is the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, and the withdrawal of a statement credited to Acting President …

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Fayose Condemns EFCC Over Governor Yari’s Harassment, Says; “Anti-Graft Agency Blackmailing Governors With Paris Club Refunds”

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has decried the incessant harassment and malignment of serving governors in the country, especially the Chairman the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara State, Abudulazeez Yari by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, saying; “the EFCC …

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EFCC Arrests Ex-Jigawa Governor, Saminu Turaki

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A former governor of Jigawa State, Senator Saminu Turaki was on July 4, 2017 arrested by agents of EFCC. He was picked up at the venue of the public presentation of a book on Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari, the first regular combatant officer in the Nigerian Army, in Abuja. Before the …

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EFCC Declares Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Finance Director Wanted

The EFCC said that all efforts to get her to shed more lights on the allegations levelled against her has proved abortive. Ngozi Olojeme, the former deputy chairman of the Goodluck Jonathan campaign organisation has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Olojeme allegedly diverted $48m …

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EFCC Launches Manhunt for Notorious Fraud Kingpin (Photo)

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is on the trail of one Abayomi Fredrick Ebiesuwa, a suspected fraud kingpin popularly known as Chairman. Ebiesuwa, according to a petition submitted to the Commission by a complainant, (name withheld) allegedly masterminded the infamous dollar scheme to …

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EFCC Arraigns Two For €88, 000 Internet Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 arraigned the duo of Ajani Isaac Adedotun, (a.k.a. Clara Williams and Lara Williams) and Adesina Segun Adedeji before Justice A.D. Oladimeji of the Osun State High Court sitting in Ede, on a 50-count charge bordering on conspiracy and …

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Gov. Fayose React to Cash Discovery by EFCC

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Federal Government of using the anti-corruption war as a tool to cripple the opposition political parties. Governor Fayose was reacting to the cash discovery at an apartment in Osborne towers in Ikoyi, Lagos state, by the Economic and Financial Crimes, Commission …

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Fayose’s Lawyer to Sue EFCC – SEE WHY

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has vowed to drag the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleging that N75million found in his frozen bank account was proceeds of crime. In a statement on Tuesday, Ozekhome, explained that the money which was freezed on the …

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EFCC Freezes Fayose’s Account Again

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has again prevented him from making withdrawal from his two accounts at the Ado-Ekiti branch of Zenith Bank Plc. The governor vowed to challenge the action he described as the impunity by the anti-graft …

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