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Women protest in Abuja, ask EFCC to arrest Fayose

Some protesters under the aegis of “Patriotic Mothers Without Borders”, on Friday stormed the EFCC Abuja headquarters calling for the “arrest, investigation and prosecution” of Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti State, over his involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal

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How senior Nigerian lawyer bought N8 million car for judge accused of corruption

A witness in the ongoing trial of a Federal High Court judge, Adeniyi Ademola, has explained how a BMW luxury car was purchased for the defendant by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Joe Agi. The witness, Ifeoma Ofornagolu, the first

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Patience Jonathan’s house raided but Police, EFCC ‘unaware’

Some men of the Nigeria police on Wednesday evening raided the family house of Patience Jonathan, former first lady, without a search warrant. A source, who confirmed the development to newsmen,  said the house is located at Igbeti Rock Street, Maitama,

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EFCC arraigns Katsina State Permanent Secretary for N2.5m fertiliser contract scam

He pleaded not guilty, according to a statement issued by the Spokesman of EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, in Abuja. The offence, according to the prosecution, is contrary to Section 1(1)(a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences

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Presidency denies Magu’s removal

The Presidency has denied that the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has been sacked. In a series of tweets on Saturday, Garba Shehu, the spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari said, ” no report

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Security operatives arrest Saraki’s aide

Heavily armed men believed to be from the Department of State Security Services and SARS operation team stormed the offices of Bar. Ikenga Imo Chinyere, the Senior Special Adviser on Youth Matters to Senate President Bukola Saraki office and that

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Contrary to DSS claim, documents exonerate Magu, show how FCTA paid for official residence

Newly obtained documents by online newspaper, Premium Times have shed more light into how the official residence of the embattled chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was paid for. The documents showed that Ibrahim Magu’s apartment was

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Cabal in Presidency reportedly agrees to ‘free’ Saraki if he frustrates confirmation of EFCC Chair

A cabal made up of high-level appointees in President Muhammadu Buhari’s office has struck a deal with Senate President Bukola Saraki to cease all forms of prosecution against him if he would agree to block the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu

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Court orders Zenith Bank to unfreeze Fayose’s account

A Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has ordered Zenith Bank to immediately unfreeze the accounts of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. Justice Taiwo Taiwo said the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission did not follow the laid down regulations

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EFCC mocks MMM participants on Twitter

The decision of Ponzi scheme Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox on Tuesday to freeze the accounts of participants for one month caused panic among millions of Nigerians who shunned warnings by the Federal Government and embraced the scheme. While those behind the

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