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EFCC seizes N860m mansion from ex-Air Force chief (photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has sealed off a mansion allegedly belonging to a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar (retired). The EFCC had alleged before an Abuja Federal High Court that, “while being the Chief of Air Staff, Nigerian Air Force, between March and April …

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EFCC arrests Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin for $40m contract scam

President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Azibaola Roberts, remains in detention over a $40million (N12.7b) contract obtained from the Office of the National Security Adviser(ONSA) to ‘pacify’ militants in the Niger Delta. Roberts, who was arrested alongside colleague Dakoru Atukpa, is the Managing Director of Kakatar Construction and Engineering Company Limited and …

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How Bukola Saraki used N4bn to buy property – Witness

Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday failed in his bid to stop the commencement of his trial by the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged false declaration of assets, as the prosecution opened their case. Prior to the full commencement of the trial, Saraki’s lead counsel, Paul Usoro, SAN, told the …

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Dino Melaye may face probe over extravagant lifestyle (photos)

A serving Senator, Dino Melaye, might soon come under the corruption probe of the EFCC for his lavish style of living. An anti-corruption coalition, Civil Society Network Against Corruption, CSNAC, has urged the anti-graft agency to immediately invite and investigate the senator over his excessively flamboyant and opulent lifestyle. The …

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EFCC is now a toothless bulldog – Obasanjo

Former President Obasanjo has attacked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, which was founded during his regime, calling it a toothless bulldog. Speaking during his 79th birthday celebration held at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun State yesterday March 5th, Obasanjo said “Honestly, when Nuhu was handling EFCC, he …

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EFCC arrest man for N11.6m Internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown for allegedly duping an Irish businesswoman, Izabela Glogowska to the tune of €53,000 (equivalent of N11.6million) in an Internet scam. According to a statement by the spokesperson of the antigraft agency, Wilson Uwajaren, the Irish woman Glogowska …

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EFCC Arrests Former PDP Acting Chairman

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has arrested former acting national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and current national deputy chairman of the party, Uche Secondus. Though the EFCC has not made public reasons for the arrest, the social media director of the PDP, Deji Adeyanju said …

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Air Force Chief’s wife, Amosu, returns stolen N381m to FG

The EFCC has recovered N381m from Omolara Amosu, the wife of the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu. A source at EFCC told Punchng that, “These were monies transferred from Air Force accounts.” . More properties belonging to the immediate past Chief of Accounts and Budgeting of NAF, …

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We are still on the look-out for Tompolo – IGP

Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, says the Nigeria Police Force is still searching for former Niger Delta Militant Leader, Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo who has been declared wanted by the EFCC over a N45.9b fraud in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Speaking to newsmen in Abuja yesterday …

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