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Again Court Freezes Patience Jonathan's Account of $5.9m

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured a fresh court order to freeze the Skye Bank account of Mrs. Patience Jonathan, wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, with a balance of $5.9m. The fresh freezing order was granted on Wednesday by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court in Lagos. The new freezing order came barely

EFCC Operatives Search Ikoyi Flats Owned by Former Governor Peter Obi, Adamu Muazu, Others Over Seized N13bn

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision EFCC yesterday searched the flats owned by former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, former PDP chairman Adamu Muazu, former NNPC Managing Director (Retail) Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue and others in the Ikoyi building were N13 billion was discovered last Wednesday April 12th.

I Don't want to Know What is Right, The Fight Against Corruption Must Continue - Ibrahim Magu

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The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has vowed to continue the fight against corruption no matter who may be offended. Magu stated this when he addressed staff of the commission in an interactive session to

Another One: EFCC Discovers A Total Of N250M In Lagos, Balogun Market

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday uncovered over N250 million in various currencies at the popular Balogun market in Lagos. This is coming barely days after the

EFCC Uncovers About N0.1B Cash Hidden in a Plaza

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos zone, yesterday evening, uncovered yet another large sum of suspected laundered money to the tune of N448,850,000 (Four hundred and forty eight million, eight hundred and fifty thousand naira) hidden in a shop at LEGICO Shopping Plaza, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Chairman of Sharia Court of Appeal Arrested by EFCC for Fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Usman Muhammad Dajji of the Gombe State Sharia Court of Appeal before Justice Sa'ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on five count charges bordering on obtaining money by false pretense and forgery.

Civil servant dies Under EFCC’s Detention after six hours

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Susanne, the widow of the Chief Protocol Officer of the Minister of State for Defence, Mr. Desmond Nunugwo, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of killing her husband and labelling him a criminal.

Arms deals: EFCC raises team to interrogate Ihejirika, Minimah, 52 others

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Former Chiefs of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. O.A. Ihejirika and Lt. Gen. KTJ Minimah and 52 others,  ordered to be investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  in  connection with arms deals during the Jonathan years, are to be interrogated by a special team. The team has already been constituted by the anti-graft agency, The Nation learnt yesterday.

I’m unmoved by EFCC media trial –Fayose

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The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that he remained unmoved by the media trial adopted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against him. He said the EFCC and its collaborators in the All Progressives Congress should wait till 2018 after his tenure when he would confront “their lies.”

Omisore got hundreds of million naira from Dasuki – EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has revealed why it is still holding in its custody the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the ‎2014 election in the state, Iyiola Omisore. The anti-graft commission gave the reason in a counter-affidavit it filed before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory opposing Omisore’s bail application.

Presidency sends Letter to the Senate seeking Ibrahim Magu's confirmation as EFCC Boss

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The Presidency has sent a Letter seeking the screening and confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

EFCC chair, Magu, evades questions on Buratai’s Dubai houses

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The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday evaded questions on the recent calls for the probe of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, for purchasing properties worth $1.5m in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

EFCC conducting investigation by 'trial and error' – Fayose

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Press statement from Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has promoted its vendetta against opponents of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Mohammadu Buhari, especially the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose to the level that the anti-corruption agency was now carrying out investigations by trial and error.

Who is to blame for delayed corruption cases, judiciary or EFCC?

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The delay cannot be attributed to the judiciary. It is caused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the defending lawyers. With regards to EFCC, most times, they do not conclude their investigations. They only carry out investigations and convict suspects on the pages of newspapers. When they eventually take suspects to court, they do not have the evidence to prove their cases.

EFCC didn’t find N2.5bn in my maid’s account – Oduah

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The member representing Anambra North Senatorial District in the upper chamber, Senator Stella Oduah, has described as false and malicious, an on-line media report which alleged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, discovered N2.5bn in the bank account of one of her maids.