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Senate moves to reject Magu again

FORCES against the Senate confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) appear to be unwilling to back down, The Nation can now reveal. They are even contemplating heading to the courts

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Presidency, Senate to clash over Magu again

The Presidency and the Senate are set to clash again over the confirmation of acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Daily Trust has gathered. According to sources, some senators have vowed to reject the

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Don’t transfer Fani-Kayode’s case to Abuja, EFCC begs judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has pleaded with Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss the application by a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, seeking the transfer of his criminal trial from Lagos to

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EFCC uncovers billions in cash in home of ex-NNPC GMD

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday told a committee of the House of Representatives that $9.2 million and 750,000 pounds were recovered from a residence in Kaduna state. Although he did not indicate

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Money Laundering: FG reviews Ibori’s case-file, to amend charges

The Federal Government is currently reviewing the case-file of convicted former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori. The exercise which is being conducted by office of the Attorney General of the Federation and the Prof. Itse Sagay-led Presidential Advisory

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EFCC re-freezes Governor Fayose’s Zenith Bank accounts

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, on Saturday said that Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had again frozen his accounts at the Ado-Ekiti branch of Zenith Bank Plc. Speaking during a dinner with journalists, the governor said the bank

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Magu: Senators demand new report from DSS

A week after President Muhammadu Buhari wrote to the Senate and cleared the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, of corruption, members of the Senate have called on the Department of State Services, whose

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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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