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Former Zamfara Governor, others arrested by EFCC for N23bn bribe

  In continuation of its investigations into the N23bn bribe allegedly disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, it was learnt that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Saturday arrested a former Governor of Zamfara State, Mamuda Shinkafi; a former Secretary to the Government of Zamfara State, Aminu Nahuce; and Senator Hassan Nasiha, the chairman of the ...

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EFCC arrest former Governor, seizes Fani-Kayode’s passport

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode’s passport has been seized by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for receiving N840m during the 2015 presidential election, when he served as the Director of Publicity of the Goodluck Jonathan presidential campaign. The money, which Fani-Kayode admitted to receiving, was said to have emanated from the account of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The ex-minister had, ...

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BREAKING NEWS: $115m Diezani bribe: Former governor in EFCC custody for questions

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has questioned the immediate past Governor of Cross River State, Liyel Imoke, about his alleged role in the $115m (N23bn) bribe allegedly disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Imoke was quizzed at the commission’s office in Port Harcourt. The EFCC had last week arrested the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic ...

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$115m Diezani bribe: Ex-military gov arrested by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Military Administrator of Akwa Ibom State and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga(retd) for his alleged role in the $115m bribe involving a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Sources at the EFCC told our correspondent last night that after the money was converted to ...

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UK media exposes Alamieyeseigha, Ibori, others London mansions

The London mansions of deceased former Governor of Baylesa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, and another dead ex-governor, Abubakar Audu of Kogi State, have been revealed by a United Kingdom-based media ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to London for an anti-corruption summit. The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, is also expected to be at the ...

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N23.3b bribe: EFCC to probe INEC chiefs

Some Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials have been summoned to the agency’s Abuja headquarters in connection with the alleged N23.29billion bribe the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing. The EFCC has quizzed 16 top INEC officials, including 10 directors, over the scandal. Those invited are two Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) and an administrative officer. The RECs are ...

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BREAKING NEWS: EFCC storms Femi Fani-Kayode’s house to arrest him

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have stormed the home of a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, for receiving N840m from the Director of Finance, Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Senator Nenadi Usman. Fani-Kayode wrote on his official Facebook page, “Today the EFCC invited me to come their office on Monday. I have their letter. I agreed ...

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EFCC to probe Diezani for allegedly trying to rig 2015 election

Nigeria’s former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke is under investigation for allegedly trying to rig last year’s elections, a spokesman for the country’s anti-corruption agency said on Tuesday. “We are investigating a case involving the former petroleum minister Mrs Alison-Madueke in respect of some millions of dollars she is accused of giving to INEC officials to influence the 2015 elections,” Wilson ...

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EFCC to arrest more INEC officers, bankers for N23bn bribe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arrest more officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and election monitors that received various bribes in the N23bn funds from a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. According to Punchng report on Thursday, the EFCC had arrested the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, ...

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