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Whistle blower: Garba Shehu commends patriotism of Nigerians

The Presidency has commenced efforts to strengthen the mechanism of the Whistle blower policy following breakthroughs in the war against corruption and unaccounted wealth. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this development to State House correspondents on Wednesday in Abuja. He noted …

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Malabu Oil Scandal: Jonathan must have gotten $200 million, middleman tells FBI

Former President Goodluck Jonathan probably received as much as $200 million to approve the controversial $1.3 billion sale of OPL 245 oil field, Italian prosecutors said in court documents. The documents, which were extracts of a thorough investigation by Italian authorities into the deal, also confirmed that Shell and ENI …

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What Shell CEO told colleague about $1.3 billion Malabu Oil scandal

The boss of one of the world’s biggest corporations was placed under secret surveillance as part of a pan-European corruption investigation into the way the firm paid $1.3 billion for an oil block in Nigeria, explosive documents leaked to Finance Uncovered reveal. The leak includes a recording of a wiretapped …

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Bayelsa: Police Command Arrests Soldier, Engineer For Kidnapping

three police men torture man to death

The Bayelsa Police Command, on Saturday, announced that it it arrested a serving soldier and an engineer for the April 4 kidnap of a woman in Warri. The suspects were paraded before journalists by the Bayelsa Police Commissioner, Mr. Asuquo Amba. According to the Mr. Amba,  the suspects abducted one  Aya …

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Court Remands UCTH’S Thomas. U. Agan, Four Others In Prison For Alleged N85m Scam

Justice I. E. Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross Rivers State has remanded the Chief Medical Director of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Professor Thomas. U. Agan, two other staff of the University and promoters of two companies in prison custody. This is following their arraignment on …

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Brila Energy Director Bags 10 Year Sentence For N963m Fraud

Brila Energy EFCC Moves To Arraign 5 More Judges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, March 16, 2017, secured the conviction of Rowaye Jubril, Managing Director, Brila Energy Limited, before Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the State High Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos. The convict was arraigned alongside his company, Brila Energy Limited, sometime in November 2012 on a 13-count charge bordering on forgery …

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EFCC arraigns impersonator of Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arraigned Christian Oyovweyho, alias Femi Adesina, before Justice Z. B. Abubakar of the Federal High Court Kano on a two-count charge of obtaining by false pretence. The defendant allegedly impersonated the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammad Buhari, Femi …

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LeadCity University student sentenced to death

Moshood Owolabi

A 200-level student of Lead City University, Ibadan, Moshood Owolabi, is to die by hanging for stabbing his fellow student to death. Delivering judgment on Wednesday, Justice Adegboye Gbolagunte of an Ibadan High Court sentenced Mr. Owolabi to death by hanging for causing the death of one Seun Kolawole, two …

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Dasuki-gate: How 5 firms were used to divert 36.8bn

dasuki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, narrated before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how Colonel Nicholas Ashinze, who was special assistant to the detained National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), used five companies to divert public funds to the tune of N36.8 billion. The anti-graft …

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#Dasuki-gate: Metuh Knows Fate February 23

Olisah metuh

#Dasuki-gate; Olisa Metuh, a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will know his fate on February 23, 2017 as to whether the Federal High Court Abuja, will release his international passport for him to seek medical attention outside of the country. Metuh, who is standing trial along with Destra Investment Limited on …

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Ozekhome urges court to defreeze his account

Mike-Ozekhome

Chief Mike Ozekhome, a Lagos-based lawyer and Rights activist, has asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to vacate an interim order freezing his account. Justice Abdulazeez Anka, had on Feb. 7, ordered a temporary forfeiture of N75 million found in Ozekhome’s Guarantee Trust Bank account. The order followed an …

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Nigeria to expand treasury single account coverage – Minister

Kemi-Adeosun, Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday said the Federal Government was determined to expand the coverage of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) to cover more agencies in 2017. Speaking in Abuja at the opening of a two-day retreat on the TSA, the Minister, who described the implementation of …

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UNILAG Medical Student Hacks Father to Death with axe

UNILAG Medical Student Hacks Father to Death with axe

UNILAG Medical Student Hacks Father to Death with axe Olusoji Thompson Olumekun, a 26-year Medical undergraduate of UNILAG has been arrested in Ondo nation for allegedly killing his father, Mr Clifford Olumekun, with an axe. Mr. Olumekun changed into stated to have been killed by his son at his personal …

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How Nenadi Usman ‘shared Diezani’s N23 billion’ to North-eastern states

Embattled former Minister of Finance and Director of Finance to the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign, Nenadi Usman, has disclosed to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission how she disbursed the N23 billion allegedly received from former Petroleum Resources Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke. According to The Nation, Usman told the EFCC during …

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NJC bars judges under probe from further sitting

  The National Judicial Council (NJC) has barred judges currently being investigated for criminal offences from further presiding over cases and performing other functions relating to their offices pending when their innocence was established. NJC made the decision at its 79th meeting held in Abuja between Wednesday and Thursday. The Nigerian Bar Association …

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