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See the Nigerian Blogger Defrauds A UK Base Activist of N2.2 Million

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A Nigerian blogger, Apeh Peterhot has been arrested by the Nigerian Police in Lagos. The Benue born Blogger had allegedly opened a facebook pseudo account in the name of Queen Ann Ochoga and used it to defraud Mr. Philip Agbese, to the tune of N2.2m.

Dasuki in Trouble as the Arms scandal Came-up Again in US Court

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The controversial arms procurement deals under the immediate-past administration of Goodluck Jonathan have came up again in US Court, where a national of Niger Republic, Hima Aboubakar, and a US arms dealer, Ara Dolarian, are locked in a legal battle involving a $246m contract.

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.

Corruption Scandal: I Give FG 7 days Ultimatum to Return the N23bn Recovered Money to Us - Gov. Wike

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AS controversy still trails the ownership of the N13bn in various denominations recovered from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state yesterday claimed that the money belongs to the State government even as he provided no evidence to back up his claim.

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.

Bombshell: ‘Nigerian Customs Still Corrupt Under President Buhari’- Itse Sagay

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The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has accused the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, of corrupt practices under the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Speaking at the National Dialogue on Corruption organised by PACAC at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday, Sagay insisted that corruption was very much present in all segments of the country.

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.

Former Minister of Defence, Obanikoro Has Finally been Released by EFCC After Refunding N100 Million

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Former Minister of State for Defense, Musiliu Obanikoro has finally been freed from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after the anti-corruption agency verified that he had fulfilled an "Administrative bail" condition requiring that he deposits N100 Million to the "Federal Recovery Account." 

25 of Jonathan's Ex-Ministers and aids Under EFCC Probe

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At least 25 persons who served as ministers, aides or advisers to former President Goodluck Jonathan are either being investigated or prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.

Breaking News: Judges Wont Be Freed Until They Are Probed -- NJC Tells NBA

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The National Judicial Council on Friday rejected the suggestion by the Nigerian Bar Association to suspend serving judges who were among the seven arrested by the Department of State Service between October 8 and 9.

EFCC Coming After Me Again - Fani-Kayode Cries

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Fani-kayode and The EFCC Saurd  Chief Femi Fani-Kayode,  former Minister of Aviation,    has cried out that the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is planning to re-arrest and detain him.

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.

I have always wanted to fight corruption – Jibrin

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A former Chairman, Appropriation Committee of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has said his allegations of corruption against the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and some officials of the House stemmed from his desire to fight corruption.

Secret companies of Senator who laundered billions for Abacha uncovered in tax havens

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Former Head of State, Sani Abacha In his native Niger State, David Umaru, the All Progressives Congress senator representing Niger East Senatorial District is something of a folk hero. He was a thorn under the skin of the immediate past administration of Governor  Mu’azu  Babangida Aliyu . He was an unwavering critic and soon gained the reputation of a whistleblower after be published series of advertorials in national newspapers exposing alleged corrupt practices by the Mu’azu Babangida administration.

Rivers govt accuses Amaechi of embezzling N3trn

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Minister of Transportation Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi The Rivers State Government yesterday accused former Governor Chibuike Amaechi of  frittering N3 trillion belonging to the State in eight years, saying that Amaechi left ‘most abandoned projects in the  history of the State’.

'Why I was invited by EFCC' - Doyin Okupe

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Former spokesperson to ex President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe who was recently invited for questioning by EFFC, took to his Facebook wall to explain his case with the antigraft agency. Below is what he wrote;

Ex-IGP Arase accused of taking away 24 vehicles from Force HQ

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has launched an investigation into the disappearance of some vehicles at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. Idris said the vehicles were still in the premises of the Louis Edet House at least one week before his appointment as the police helmsman.