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EFCC seizes 10 properties from ex-FCT Minister, son

The immediate past Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji  Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsudeen, have forfeited 10 choice houses and plots to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The agency believes the properties were acquired by father and son with stolen public funds. The Head of Media …

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Ex-banker Jailed 195 yrs over N21m fraud(Photos)

 Kano State High Court presided by Honourable Justice Dije Abdu Aboki has convicted and sentenced one Aliyu Suleiman to 195 years imprisonment. The convict was arraigned by the EFCC on the September 30, 2014, for allegedly stealing over N21, 000,000 (Twenty one Million Naira only) from Albasu Microfinance Bank. Upon …

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EFCC arrests two for Internet romance scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, Oyo State, said on Friday that it had arrested two suspects, Egbedayo Semilore and Elijah Jeremiah, over Internet fraud. One of the suspects, Semilore (26), allegedly lured unsuspecting women into Internet romance with the intent to defraud them of large sums …

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Patience Jonathan to sue EFCC over frozen $15m

Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency has confirmed to the BBC that former first lady Patience Jonathan is taking the agency to court following an investigation into the four of her bank accounts.But the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) refused to confirm whether it had blocked any of her funds. A letter …

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(Photo)Alamieyeseigha’s N2.8b hotel rots away in Abuja

Almost seven years after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) handed over the N2.8billion Chelsea Hotel to the government of Bayelsa State, the money-spinning edifice is rotting away in Abuja. A Federal High Court, Lagos in 2007 ordered the forfeiture of the hotel by Alamieyeseigha after the ex-governor was …

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Court Rejects Fayose’s Bid To Stop EFCC Probe

An Ekiti State High Court in Ado Ekiti today declined to grant an ex parte order sought by Governor Ayodele Fayose to restrain the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating the financial records of the state government. Justice Cornelius Akintayo refused to grant the order on grounds that …

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EFCC arrests FUTA, AAU students for alleged N16m internet scam

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested five suspected undergraduate scammers. The suspects are – Paul Adeleke (21), Tayo Adebiyi (22), Akinsanmi Olusola Adeniyi (21), Ogundile Ademola James (23) and Okali Ugochukwu (21). Four of the suspects are students of the Federal University …

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