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Group slams EFCC, customs for placing Fayose on watchlist
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Group slams EFCC, customs for placing Fayose on watchlist

EFCC Change Nigeria Movement (CNM) yesterday accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Nigerian Customs Service (NSC) of being partisan and anti-democratic for placing Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, on its watchlist. In a statement by its National Director of Information and Strategy, Abubakar Usman, the socio-political pressure […]

Nigerians Reacts To EFCC Freezing Davido’s Account
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Nigerians Reacts To EFCC Freezing Davido’s Account

As the 2019 general elections are fast approaching, politicians who are vying for office have become subject to the Economic Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s scrutiny. The EFCC is charged with the responsibility of investigating financial crimes such as advance fee fraud (419) and money laundering. Therefore, politicians who are found guilty […]

Fayose to submit self for EFCC probe in October
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Fayose to submit self for EFCC probe in October

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday wrote the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the freezing of his accounts and also expressed his intention to submit himself for probe after his handing over. Fayose, in a letter dated September 10, said he would […]

N1.6 billion church donation claim untrue, EFCC insists
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N1.6 billion church donation claim untrue, EFCC insists

EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday challenged the claim that the N1.6 billion linked to a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was a donation to the Anglican Communion in Bayelsa State. Counsel for the EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo, challenged the ex-presidential aide, Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, to show […]

EFCC seeks law to criminalise project abandonment
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EFCC seeks law to criminalise project abandonment

Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission • Osinbajo blames PDP for failing to invest in infrastructure • Explain missing N4 trillion oil money, opposition party replies The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday sought a new legislation against corrupt behaviour by political office holders. […]

Group petitions presidency, EFCC over 30,000 job losses in Egina FPSO
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Group petitions presidency, EFCC over 30,000 job losses in Egina FPSO

Egina FPSO Young professionals in the oil and gas sector yesterday petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to protest against corruption in the sector, which has led to the loss of 30,000 jobs. The youths sent the petition under the aegis of the Nigerian […]

Court hears suit challenging takeover of WhitePlains School today
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Court hears suit challenging takeover of WhitePlains School today

Federal high court, Abuja A vacation judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed today for hearing on the suit challenging alleged moves by First Bank Plc to take over WhitePlains British School Limited.   The Judge gave the date last Friday after listening to arguments […]

Public analysts canvass citizens’ active participation in politics to check corrupt politicians
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Public analysts canvass citizens’ active participation in politics to check corrupt politicians

EFCC Guild of Public Affairs Analysts of Nigeria (GPAA) has urged active participation in politics to save the country from corrupt politicians.The president, Mr. Ayo Oyozebaje who spoke yesterday at the maiden press conference of the group, lamented that the economic situation in Nigeria was not satisfactory to the ordinary […]

EFCC boss urges Nigerians to support fight against corruption
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EFCC boss urges Nigerians to support fight against corruption

Ibrahim Magu,Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission The Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians across the globe to continue supporting the EFCC to win the war against the “hydra-headed” monster called corruption. Mr Nkem Lafia, National Publicity Secretary, Change Agents for […]

Don’t overheat polity, PFN, Methodist church warn politicians
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Don’t overheat polity, PFN, Methodist church warn politicians

Senate • Benue groups appeal to int’l community over EFCC’s ‘excesses’ • Hold Senate President responsible for bu­dget delay, says govt President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Rev. Felix Omobude, yesterday, warned politicians against heating the polity. “All those in public offices, as well as leaders at all […]

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FG using EFCC to ‘witch-hunt’ opposition, Akwa Ibom government alleges

Allegations against anti-graft agency not true, says Magu Akwa Ibom State government has alleged that the Federal Government is using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to ‘witch-hunt’ the opposition.It described the development as desperation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to return to power in 2019. The state […]

EFCC denies conspiring with Saraki against Buhari
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EFCC denies conspiring with Saraki against Buhari

Senate President Bukola Saraki (middle) at the National Assembly …yesterday. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied claims made by President Buhari’s aide that it plotted with Senate President Bukola Saraki to freeze Benue’s State bank accounts. Special Adviser to the president on political matters, senator Babafemi Ojudu in […]

Industry players express concerns over forfeited properties
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Industry players express concerns over forfeited properties

One of the EFCC seized property The once boisterous building located close to Ikeja under bridge, at Awolowo Road has remained a shadow of its old self courtesy of the recent sealing order obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The mixed-used building, which used to be centre […]

PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Bukola Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu
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PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Bukola Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu •Cautions Oshiomhole on move to unseat presiding officers •Lawmakers pass vote of confidence in senate president, deputy The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday alleged that there is a fresh plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and “the cabal in […]