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Go after evil servants in government service, Senate tells EFCC

Ibrahim Magu Acting Chairman EFCC...AITEO

By Sandra Onyekwere Nigeria’s upper legislative chambers, the Senate, on Monday gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) the permission to, as a matter of urgency, go after officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), serving Directors, Permanent Secretaries, procurement officials and others within the Ministries, Departments and …

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Return $9.7m, £74,000 back to me – Andrew Yakubu tells court

*Your order of forfeiture was wrongly done Former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] to Court over forfeiture of his $9.7m and £74,000‎ recovered from his residence in Kaduna State. He also demanded for return …

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NOC abusing media as tools of cheap threats in sports funding

Olajide Fashikun, Sports Observatory...Akinwunmi

*Use and abuse of media in vulnerable societies Nigeria is a vulnerable society. Poverty is cheap and widespread. Even media practitioners are cheap products to buy to pursue narrow, sometimes untruth so long as the sponsor is paying the journalists some money many of the victims of such report rather …

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N244m NFLL money: They will cough out that money – Giwa

*Fear of what I will do made them concoct a FIFA ban *Zenith Bank paid the money with fake utility bill By Olajide Fashikun Factional president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Ambassador Chris Giwa has raised alarm over the mystifying disappearance of N244million broadcast rights payment in favour of NFLL …

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Court orders forfeiture of money seized from former NNPC GMD to FG

Justice Zainab B. Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of the sum of $9,772,00 and £74,000  recovered from a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mr. Andrew Yakubu to the Federal Government. ‎The order was sequel to an …

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Pinnick panics as Dalung insists on corruption probe

*You are the most corrupt government agency in Nigeria These certainly are apparently not the best of times for the leadership of the Amaju Pinnick-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as Minister of Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, insists that the body must face the Economic and Financial Crimes …

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Judgesgate scandal: Why FG sacked Adeogun Philips – Okoi Obla

*Unprofessional conduct, conflict of interest and sundry reasons Contrary to impressions given by Charles Adeogun-Philips, the lead prosecutor in the suit against Supreme Court judge, Justice Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta in various media reports suggesting that he withdrew from the case on his own volition, the National Prosecution Coordination Committee (NPCC) …

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Whistle-Blower: FG recovers more $151million, N8billion loot

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the looted funds recovered so far by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) including the $9.8 million cash allegedly siphoned by erstwhile NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu, were nothing compared to what was stolen under the last administration. He said …

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$9.8m, £74, 000 found in my house were gifts – Andrew Yakubu, ex-NNPC GMD

Wow! The best place to work in this world definitely is the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). As the Group managing Director for just two years, the man got gifts in cash worth $9.8m and £74, 000! That was what the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) quoted him to …

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FG amends charges against Dr Saraki at Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT)

Senator Bukola Saraki President of Nigerian Senate...dynasty

*23rd February picked to take plea on the new charges Federal Government, on Wednesday, applied to amend the 16-count charge against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. Saraki is facing charges  at the Code of Conduct Tribunal [CCT] bordering on false assets declaration. Already, the CCT panel led by Justice Danladi Umar …

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