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N5 Trillion Projects Abandoned In Nigeria

The Nigerian National Assembly

The Nigerian National Assembly Dr Abbas Tajuddeen, member of House of Representatives, has said more than N5 trillion government projects were abandoned across Nigeria. Tajuddeen, representing Zaria Federal Constituency, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria, that the situation had caused huge losses. He said that the Bill for the amendment to the Public Procurement Act which he ...

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N500m Chibok School Funds Scandal: Invite Okonjo-Iweala For Questioning -SERAP Urges EFCC

Okonjo Iweala

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) requesting him to probe the N500m allocated to rebuild the Government Girls School in Chibok, Borno State. SERAP in its petition wants the EFCC to “urgently begin a thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegation that N500 million Safe School funds for ...

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OPL 245: Former Minister Adoke Dismisses EFCC Suit Against Him

Mohammed Bello

Nigeria’s immediate past Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has dismissed his forthcoming prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, saying he is unable to rationalize the charge of aiding the money laundering offences preferred against him. The former frontliner in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, who is reported to be hiding away from the long arms ...

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Buhari Orders Investigation of Magu, Babachir, Other Aides

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to commence investigation of all government officials allegedly accused of wrong-doing. Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, made this known in his facebook page on Sunday. He said that the president, who expressed concern over the increasing media ...

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Corporate Affairs Commission Official Murdered Over $1.092b Malabu Oil Deal


The probe into the controversial $1.092 billion Malabu oil deal led to the murder of an official of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), it emerged yesterday. The agency’s head of Compliance, Justin Ndia, said Abubakar Umar, who was in charge of the Malabu brief, was “brutally murdered.” Ndia spoke when he appeared before the Hon. Razak Atunwa-headed House of Representatives ...

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€53,000 Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Man For Allegedly Duping An Irish Businesswoman


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday December 13, 2016 arraigned Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown alias Michael Freeman and his company, Yoshinaka Corporation, before Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court, sitting in Asaba, Delta State on a 34-count charge bordering on obtaining by false presence. Tombrown is alleged to have duped an Irish businesswoman, Izabela Glogowska, ...

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Ambode Removes Ademola As HOS, Appoints Acting Head

Embattled Mrs Olabowale Ademola

fraud Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has tactically eased out the current Head of Service, HOS, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola who is enmesh in alleged bribery scandal with her husband, Justice Adeniji Ademola. The governor has appointed Mrs Folashade Sidikatu Adesoye as acting HOS. PM News gathered that the decision was taken because the image of the Lagos State Government is ...

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FG Canvasses Support For Anti-Graft War

Dr. Kayode Fayemi

Minister of Solid Minerals and Chairman of Inter Agency Task Team, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has called on Nigerians to key into the anti-corruption crusade of the Muhammadu Buhari administration in order to achieve meaningful and sustainable development in the country. He made the appeal Friday, December 9, 2016 in an address at a seminar to commemorate the International Anti-Corruption Day ...

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Wonder Bank Operators Bag 8months For Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of three operators of a wonder bank – Dayo Peter Bulus also known as Bulus Maiyaki, Oyeleye Adetunji alias James Adetunji and Martins Adebajo for offences bordering on conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N968,050.00 (nine hundred and sixty-eight thousand naira, fifty kobo). The convicts ...

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How Dokpesi Got N2.1bn For Campaign, ONSA Director, Abdulmalik, Narrates


Shuaibu Salisu Abdulmalik, a prosecution witness in the trial of Chief Raymond Dokpesi on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, told Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, that Dokpesi’s company account, Daar Communications Plc, was paid N2.1billion as a media campaign fund on the instruction of Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), insisting that the ...

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