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Pension Scam: Accused person forfeits hotel to FG

Suspected Pension thieves docked in Ibadan, Oyo state

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday said it has achieved some success in the prosecution of pension fraud cases. Briefing journalists in Abuja, the agency’s Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, said the Commission has called several witnesses in many of the cases under trial and succeeded in securing the […]

Oil theft: Lab tests exposed Police ASP

A Laboratory Chemist, Idris Tahir who is a witness in the on-going trial of a police officer, Dodo Chilla Bulus, an Assistant Superintendent of Police today, March 24, 2014 told Justice E.S Chukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja that the result of the analysis of the product allegedly siphoned by the accused and his […]

N47bn Theft: Akingbola Challenges Court Jurisdiction

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Henry Ojelu Former Managing Director of  Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr Erastus Akingbola, today challenged the jurisdiction of a Lagos High Court to entertain the N47.1 billion theft charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Akingbola filed the objection before Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo through his counsel Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN). His […]

You Can’t Fight Corruption If You’re Corrupt, Ribadu Tells Govs

•Malam Nuhu Ribadu

Kazeem Ugbodaga Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, says governors in the country will not be able to fight corruption in their states if they are corrupt themselves. Ribadu spoke at the one-day retreat of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria […]

EFCC arrests warder for opening bank account for prisoner

Mary Ogunariwo: arrested

A 29 year-old warder with the old Abeokuta Prisons, Ibara, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Joseph Emmanuel is at present in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly assisting a prison inmate in carrying out fraudulent financial transactions, as well as using the name and documents of an illiterate taxi driver, to […]

Witness tells how pension officials stole N20bn

Suspected Pension thieves docked in Ibadan, Oyo state

An EFCC prosecution witness, Mr Mustapha Sani, on Tuesday narrated before a Nigerian High Court in Abuja, the capital, how officials of Police Pension Office allegedly withdrew N20 billion from the police pension account illegally. The witness testified at the resumed hearing of the case instituted by the EFCC against three directors of the pension […]

EFCC denies holding seized Alamieyeseigha loot

•Lamorde: EFCC chairman

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC said described as blackmail the allegations that it is holding on to some funds recovered on behalf of Bayelsa State Government from the hitherto jailed and pardoned former governor, Diepreye Alamieyesiegha. A report in some newspapers on Monday indicated that the Bayelsa State government has dragged […]

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