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Why FG Delays Payment of Whistleblower

Why FG Delays Payment of Whistleblower

  The Federal Government has given reasons for the delay in fulfilling its obligation to the Whistleblower, who provided the tips that led to the recovery of funds stashed away in a property in Ikoyi, Lagos earlier this year. Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun while giving reasons for the delay in payment,  explained that the Ministry

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The Nigerian Govt Releases Details Of Paris Club Refund (See Breakdown)

The Nigerian Government has finally released details of the first tranche of N516.38bn reimbursement made to the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory from the Paris Club debt refund. According to a statement by Salisu Danbatta, director of information in the Ministry of Finance on Friday in Abuja, five states got

Magu Replaces Lamorde

As more reactions trail the sudden removal of   Ibrahim Lamorde, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the anti-corruption agency, a replacement has been announced.  He is Ibrahim Magu, a top-level official of the Economic and Governance Unit of the EFCC. Magu is reportedly known as a pragmatic investigator of the commission at

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Corruption War: EFCC’s Theatrics

Justice Mustapher Akanbi, first chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, is passionate about ending corruption in Nigeria. When Tajudeen Suleiman, senior associate editor, reached out to the man on whose integrity the ICPC was built last week, he was out of the country. He went to take some rest.

Ikedi Ohakim In EFCC Net

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Ikedi Ohakim, former governor of Imo State over allegations of illegal appropriation of wealth. Although the anti graft agency was yet to begin questioning of Ohakim as at the time of filing this report, sources say he was apprehended in connection with a number of properties

EFCC Nabs Reps Candidate Over N142 million Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested Oluwametomi Adetokunbo, a House of Representatives candidate on the platform of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N142,029,000 (One Hundred and Forty- Two Million, Twenty- Nine Thousand Naira) fraudulently. The anti-graft agency alleged that the 37 year–old politician obtained the money

EFCC To Arraign Moronfoye, Saraki for N371m Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC will arraign Tunji Moronfoye, the Kwara State Commissioner for Information, and Ope Saraki, the Senior Special Adviser to the Kwara State Governor on Millennium Development Goals, for their alleged involvement in a N371m contract scam. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the EFCC on Thursday. The

Couple Arraigned For Fraud

The Economics and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has charged Osinachi Nwachukwu and Ifeyinwa Nwachukwu to a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital for an offense bordering on fraud. The couple is facing a 3-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining the sum of N800, 000 by false pretence from one Charles

Murtala Nyako, Son Declared Wanted

Murtala Nyako, former governor of Adamawa State and and Abdul Aziz Murtala Nyako, his son have been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. According to the anti graft agency, Nyako and his son are wanted over alleged criminal offenses ranging from stealing, abuse of office and money laundering. The notice was

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