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EFCC Detains Former Secretary To Federal Government

Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, under the previous administration has been taken into custody by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city. Anyim, who had also served as President of the Senate under the Olusegun Obasanjo administration, was still being held…

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Whistle Blower Will Go Mad If We Pay Him N860M At Once – Presidency

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), says the Federal government is hesitating to pay the whistle-blower who exposed the N13 billion found in an Ikoyi, Lagos apartment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, because he might go mad after receiving his N860 million entitlement. In an interview with Punch,…

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EFCC Recovers N11.9m For Redeemed Christian Church Of God

One of the regional Ministers of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Mark Barango, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for being “an agent of transformation. He said this while receiving a sum of N11, 984, 844, 11(Eleven Million, Nine Hundred and Eighty Four Thousand,  Eight Hundred and Forty Four Naira,…

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House Of Reps Orders Arrest Of EFCC Chairman, Magu, Over Patience Jonathan

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has ordered an arrest warrant against the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu. Magu is to be brought before the Committee on November 7 to answer questions in connection with a petition by former First Lady and wife of former President…

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Over 200 INEC Officials Face EFCC Panel Over N23bn Bribe

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is currently probing its officials in 20 states for allegedly receiving bribe during the 2015 elections, adding that no fewer than 200 officials have so far been queried. About N23.29bn was purportedly doled out to INEC officials in a desperate…

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EFCC Confirms Plans Are in Place to Extradite Alison-Madueke

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed plans are in place to extradite former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Speaking on Wednesday while addressing journalists, civic groups, and others, the EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, confirmed the moves to extradite Mrs. Alison-Madueke. “I want you to know that nobody will go unpunished. We are…

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Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Onnoghen Expresses Readiness To Surrender Self For Probe By EFCC

Following media report that he is being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for “for yet-to-be disclosed reasons”, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen on Wednesday declared that he is ready to surrender himself for probe by the anti-graft agency. He maintained that he has nothing to hide, asserting that…

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EFCC Arrests 7 MAPOLY Students for Cyber Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, has arrested seven National Diploma (ND) students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Ogun State for alleged offences bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretences and possession of forged documents. The suspects- Adesina Olalekan, Makinde Noheem, Toheeb Ogunowo, Somotun Olusola, Somotun Sodiq, Tajudeen…

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EFCC Officials Undergoing Trial For Corruption – Magu Reveals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says some of its officials are currently being prosecuted for corruption in various courts across the country. NAN reports that the Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, disclosed this at an interactive session with editors in Abuja on Wednesday. Magu, who did not immediately give the…

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EFCC Recovers N553m From Corrupt Politicians in South-East – Official

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has recovered N553.77million from corrupt politicians in the South East. The Zonal Head of Operations of the commission, Johnson Babalola, made this known in Enugu, on Tuesday, at a news briefing which was held to acquaint members of the public on the activities of the commission in the…

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