Tag Archives: EFCC

N4.745b Dasukigate: EFCC arrests Omisore in hiding, seizes N7m cash

…Only my corpse will follow you, jittery ex-Deputy Governor tells EFCC team After about three months of hide and seek, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) today (Sunday) arrested a former Deputy Governor of Osun State,  Otunba Iyiola Omisore in Abuja over alleged N4.745billion  illegally allocated to him and others by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA).

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I’m not behind your EFCC travails, Umahi tells Elechi

By Mathew Orji, Abakaliki Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi has washed his hands of the travails of his immediate predecessor in office, Chief Martin Elechi.

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Nigeria’s law empowers EFCC to freeze Fayose’s bank account – University Don

The Dean of Faculty of law, Enugu state University of Science and Technology, ESUT, Prof Frank Asogwa, has said the constitution empowers the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to freeze the account of any sitting governor if suspected to be invlved in illegal financial practice and money laundering.

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Kashamu to Fayose: Don’t drag Buhari’s wife into your problem

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The member representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Senator Buruji Kashamu has urged Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose not drag the Wife of President Hajia Aisha Buhari into his problems with the Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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My election funded by Zenith Bank, Fayose Opens Up

…Says Linking Him with Obanikoro, Dasuki spurious Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has opened up on how his election was funded two years ago by the Zenith Bank Plc, fund raising, donations from friends and associates as well as sales of campaign souvenirs,

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Obanikoro sues EFCC over invasion of Lagos home, claims N100m damages

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Embattled former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has sued the management of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to court.

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EFCC arrests Nze-Iyamu, PDP chieftain for graft

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City A key member and governorship aspirant of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, was on Wednesday afternoon whisked away by the anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Obanikoro says EFCC raid on home a throwback to despotism

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Embattled former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has described the raid carried out by operatives of the Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission on his Lagos home as a sad throwback to despotism.

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Court remands Jonathan’s ex-aide in prison over graft allegation

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the remand of the former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Gooluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs Waripamo-Owei Dudafa in prison. 

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Exclusive: War on graft: EFCC recovers $3.9b from NNPC, Diezani, other ex-officials

The anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered about $3.9billion from the country’s major corporations in the oil and gas industry.

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