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Malami, EFCC, ICPC and the fight against corruption

Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN)...Pension syndicate working hard

From Godwin Onyeacholem Of all the vote-catching strategies laid out by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the lead up to the 2015 general elections, its promise to prosecute an all-out war against corruption was unquestionably the most compelling and believable. This is because its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, …

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Banks are working well with thieves – Magu

Ibrahim Magu

*That is why they want NFIU out of EFCC Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has accused Nigerian banks of encouraging looters in the country. Magu blamed banks in the country for creating a friendly atmosphere for looters to steal money, noting that they …

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18 Senators committed N368billion alleged fraud

Senate fighting against change

*EFCC radar may prosecute 11 Senators Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating 18 senators for an alleged N367.5billion fraud. Of the 18 senators under investigation, seven are already on trial. Some of the cases date back to 10 years. One of the senators is being investigated for alleged …

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Magu will remain EFCC Chairman as long as we’re in office – Osinbajo

Ibrahim Magu EFCC Chairman...dirty details oozing out

*PMB has resolved to work with him Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says President Muhammadu Buhari has resolved to work with Ibrahim Magu as the EFCC Chairman to stamp out endemic corruption in the country. Osinbajo, who spoke at the inauguration of the Kaduna office of the anti-graft agency on …

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Customer drags FCMB to court for illegal deductions

Adam Nuhu FCMB Managing Director

Bodex Telecom Nigeria Limited, a Limited Liability company  and its managing Director, Olabode Agboola, have slammed a N20 million suit on First City Monument Bank Plc (FCMB) and three others, over alleged threat and deploying stringent and forceful measure to recover illegal debt from them. The applicants in the suit …

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Bukola Saraki: Between CCT and EFCC

Bukola Saraki...was his acquittal just and fair?

*Justice and the strength of materials before the court From Yushau A. Shuaib “I swear by the Almighty Allah to do justice. We are all human beings and not God, we must be fair and just,” – Umar Danladi   Those were the words of the Chairman of Code of …

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N650m fraud: Olajumoke Akinjide remanded in EFCC custody

Former Minister for FCT, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide at the Federal High Court in Ibadan, where she and 2 others were arraigned by EFCC on charges bordering on money laundering to the tone of N650 Million on Thursday

*Her lawyers protest process, walked out on court By Debo Adeoye, Ibadan Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Thursday remanded former minister of state of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide and Olanrewaju Otiti, in EFCC custody over alleged N650 million fraud. Former Petroleum …

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Court sends Hon Aliyu Ahman-Pategi to prison

Hon Aliyu Ahman-Pategi

*Was surety for bail-jumping former minister, Jumoke Akinjide Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Igbosere, on Saturday, ordered the remand of Hon Aliyu Ahman Pategi, the Federal House of Representatives member representing Edu /Moro/Patigi Federal Constituency of Kwara, in prison custody. Mr. Pategi stood surety and entered a bail bond of …

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2017 budget to be partly financed by recovered loot – Okoi Obono-Obla

Okoi Obono-Obla...Supreme Court replies him

*Defends invasion of The Sun newspaper Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecutions, Barrister Okoi Obono-Obla, has said that part of the 2017 budget will be financed by recovered looted funds. Obono-Obla made this known on Tuesday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen on what the Federal Government …

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Sun Newspapers sue EFCC over invasion

Ibrahim Magu Acting Chairman EFCC...AITEO

Court of Appeal Abuja division has been approached by the Sun Publishing Limited, publishers of The Sun Newspapers, for an order restraining the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) or its agents from further attempting to seal off its premises pending the hearing and determination of its appeal before the …

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