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Zest or Desperation: Atiku Abubakar and His Presidential Ambitions

Atiku Abubakar

24 years on, since Atiku first declared his presidential ambitions to the masses. He was a candidate of the Socialist Democratic Party where he stepped down for MKO Abiola. He has gone to contest for the governorship of Adamawa state, where he won but later chose as the running mate of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. In 2006, his presidential ambitions ...

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EFCC is Irresponsible – Fayose


Here is trending update as the Ekiti State Government has described the arrest of the State Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and the Accountant General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a further demonstration of the anti-corruption agency’s irresponsibility. Base on report it said “The EFCC is obviously living up to its status as the ...

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Corrupt Politicians are Manipulating EFCC – Magu


EFCC boss says corrupt politicians behind attempt to frustrate efforts Corrupt politicians have been fingered by EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu, as the brains behind moves to frustrate the efforts of the anti-graft commission.  The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has said some corrupt politicians in Nigeria are making all moves to frustrate the anti-graft agency’s ...

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EFCC Praises CJN for Establishing Anti-Corruption Courts in the Country


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has described as a welcome development, the directive of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, to heads of divisions of courts to establish Special Anti Corruption Courts across the country. The commission described the development as a right step in the right direction, with the potentials of curtailing the unnecessary ...

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EFCC Arrests Suspect over Visa Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zone has arrested one Akomolehin Johnson Olusesan, over visa racketeering. The suspect was arrested following a petition to the Commission on his alleged involvement in the issuance of fake Canadian visa to unsuspected members of the public. Eight of the victims have come forward to volunteer useful information to operatives of the ...

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EFCC Returns More than 36 Million to Defrauded School


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has returned a sum of N36,186,012 to Mrs. Ifeoma Chukwuogo, proprietress of Jephtah International School, East-West Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as money recovered from three suspected fraudsters, who allegedly diverted the school’s money for their private use. The suspects include Cyril Ameh Idakwoji, an employee of a new generation bank, who was ...

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EFCC Says Chief Justice of Nigeria, Fayose, Fayemi, Okonjo-Iweala Under Probe


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen; Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State; his predecessor and the current Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr.  Kayode Fayemi; and the immediate past Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, are among high-profile personalities currently under its investigation. The names are contained in the list ...

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Internet Scam: EFCC Arrests Seven Mapoly Students


  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos zonal office, has arrested seven Moshood Abiola Polytechnic students for allegedly obtaining money under false pretense and possession of fake documents. The suspects – Adesina Olalekan, Makinde Noheem, Toheeb Ogunowo, Somotun Olusola, Somotun Sodiq, Tajudeen Hafeez Bolaji and Kareem Olaseni, are studying various courses in the institution at the National Diploma level. ...

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N255 Million Bulletproof Car Scandal: EFCC To Grill Senator Stella Oduah

Stella Oduah

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has invited a senator from Anambra State, Stella Oduah, for questioning over the N255 million car purchase scandal. Ms. Oduah, a former Minister of Aviation, would be grilled about her role in the controversial purchase of bulletproof cars which ridiculed the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan, the Nation reported. The paper said Ms. ...

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