Economic and Financial Crime Commission

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Sep 4th, 2014
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By Ikechukwu Amaechi There is no politically discerning Nigerian who has not heard the news. Nuhu Ribadu, former Chairman of anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the presidential candidate of the now defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in 2011, has defected...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 24th, 2014
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It is a commonly held belief that justice delayed is justice denied. Perhaps, the simple fact of the axiom is lost on the British in whose language these words are written. In every sense of the word, jurisprudence the world over basically derived from the British legal system that had taken root bef...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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By Danlami Ibrahim Maikano Fact: Nuhu Ribadu is a frustrated man. He is hardly a happy man, at least outside his small cycle of family and friends. The once fiery anti-corruption czar got frustrated and disappointed on many counts. He was unceremoniously axed from the helms of the Economic and Financ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 11th, 2012
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By Dr Doyin Okupe The current rating of the Transparency International is not the fault of the present administration but due to decades endemic corruption in our polity. Therefore the statement by Action Congress’ Lai Mohammed, placing the blame for rating of Nigeria as the 35th most corrupt nation,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 16th, 2012
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by Bamidele Salam ,Tribune Mr Nuhu Ribadu, the enigmatic police officer who later became the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission under former president Olusegun Obasanjo is not new to controversies. Right from his appointment into the anti graft body,his tenure, exit as well as h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 10th, 2012
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The Punch The House of Representatives has excoriated the Federal Government for its subtle moves to bury the Mallam Nuhu Ribadu-led Petroleum Special Task Force report. Consequently, it said President Goodluck Jonathan’s government lacked the political will to fight corruption, especially in the oil...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 6th, 2012
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In our series of viewpoints from African journalists, Sola Odunfa in Lagos wonders about the fate of $15m (£12m) deposited in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2007. Somewhere in the vaults of the CBN a bag containing $15m has lain untouched for the past five years. It was taken there by an altrui...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2012
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ABEOKUTA – Beginning from today, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is expected to re-open the alleged corruption trial of former Ogun State governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, at the Ogun State High Court sitting in Abeokuta. Justice Olanrewaju Mabekoje, had on March 2, quashed al...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2012
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ABUJA—The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, yesterday, called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to begin inquiry into the allegation of how N30 billion was withdrawn from the vaults of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, during the failed third term agenda of former P...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2012
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Court jails undergraduate over fraud The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday said it has arraigned a suspect, Nasiru Yahaya Gusau before Justice M.B. Abubakar of Kano State High Court for criminal diversion of N64.8million belonging to one Alhaji Musa Baba to personal use. Also,...