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Court grants Babachir Lawal, 3 others N50M bail each

JUSTICE Jude Okeke of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), sitting at Maitama, Abuja, today granted bail to the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engineer Babachir David Lawal and three others. The judge granted an N50million bail to each of the defendants with one surety in like sum. […]
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Assets declaration: Discontinue charge against Onnoghen, NBA begs FG

Ahead of the planned arraignment of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen today at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has again urged the federal government to discontinue the charge against him. A strongly worded statement by the President of the NBA, Paul Usoro (SAN) said […]
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The Late 5: Women protest at INEC, demand violence-free polls; I was investigated for being privy to illicit transfer of funds – Obanikoro | Other top stories

The Late 5: Women protest at INEC, demand violence-free polls; I was investigated for being privy to illicit transfer of funds – Obanikoro | Other top stories

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’25 months for Babachir Lawal, 2 weeks for Onnoghen’ — and other reactions to prosecution of ex-SGF

’25 months for Babachir Lawal, 2 weeks for Onnoghen’ — and other reactions to prosecution of ex-SGF

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged Babachir Lawal, former secretary to the government of the federation, to court on Wednesday. The commission also charged Ayo Oke, former director-general
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Court shifts hearing of suit against Oshiomhole to Feb 26

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JUSTICE Anwuli Chikere of the federal high court, Abuja has fixed February 26, 2019, for the hearing of the suit seeking to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to commence criminal investigation against the former governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The case could not be heard last Thursday and the trial […]
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EFCC arrests 6 suspected internet fraudsters

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters in separate raids carried out in Abuja. Acting Head Media and Publicity of the Commission, Mr Tony Orilade listed the suspects as Chemezie Ezeife, Onwochei John, Onwochei Joel, Marvin Nwankwo, Prince Ojenike, and Jude Olatekobowale. He said they were arrested […]
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We never raided CJN, Onnoghen’s house ― EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied that her personnel raided the house of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and arrested him. According to a press release issued by the Acting Head, Media & Publicity, Tony Orilade on Tuesday, the commission also said it will sue former Minister of […]
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FG shielding Akpabio from prosecution for corrupt allegation ― group

A group of concerned Nigerians under the umbrella of Civil Society Groups for Accountability and Probity have accused the Federal Government of shielding a former Governor of Akwa Ibom state and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Godswill Akpabio. The group also urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to synergize with […]
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EFCC arrests man at Kano airport for failing to declare $207,000

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Sani Abdullahi, at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, over alleged money laundering. Abdullahi was arrested during the screening of passengers boarding the China bound Ethiopian Air from Kano. He was alleged to have failed to fully declare the sum of 207,000 dollars (N63,135,000) in […]
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NBA President, Usoro arraigned over alleged N1.4bn fraud

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro (SAN) at a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos over alleged N1.4 billion fraud. Usoro was docked before Justice Muslim Sule Hassan on a 10-count charge bordering on the alleged offences. ALSO READ: Alleged N25bn […]
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