Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

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By Aljazeera Bahar Dar, Ethiopia – The figures are staggering: At least $1.8 trillion illicitly flowed out of Africa between 1970 and 2009. This is far more than the external aid the continent received over the same period, and almost five times its current external debt. According to researche...
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  Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke Civil societies under the aegis of Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders on Wednesday, staged a protest at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission office in Lagos State, seeking the probe of the Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani A...
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Sep 22nd, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The hearing of the Ibori case which took place on Friday in London may just be a game of witch-hunting as former Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu told the court that the commission which he once lead had no official record for the alledged $15 millio...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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  Ehkator | credits: File copy A  Nigerian, Emmanuel Ehkator, has been sentenced by a District Court Judge, Middle District of Pennsylvania in the United States to three years in prison for $11m fraud. Ehkator, who was also investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for crimina...
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Sep 4th, 2013
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By Mazi Orji Nkemdiri Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu is not a new face in Anambra politics and in Nigeria as a whole. Since 1999 he has been on the political scene vying for one position or the other. He had been outwitted a number of times for the senatorial and governorship seats by both Senator Ugochuk...
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Aug 20th, 2013
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Mallam Nuhu Ribadu Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has said his foray into partisan politics is less important than achieving a lasting peace in Nigeria. He said he was ready to put politics aside and work for the restoration of peace in the countr...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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Press Release By United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria, Public Affairs Section, Plot 1075, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District, Abuja. I am pleased to be here today for the ninth working group session of the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission. This forum reflects the strong partnership ...
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  | credits: Chukky Nwakky Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, caused confusion on the Nigerian social media space on Saturday, when he declared on Twitter that he is not as rich as award-winning music producer, singer and songwriter, Don Jazzy. A Twitter user, Dahiru Mustapha, tweeting via  ...
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By SONI DANIEL Regional Editor, North THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, vowed on Friday to take necessary steps to arrest and try former Kwara State Governor, Bukola Saraki, for several fraud-related cases. The commission, apparently peeved by the refusal of the former governor to h...
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By HENRY UMORU ABUJA— CHAIRMAN, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Senator Bukola Saraki, yesterday, denied report that he was invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, to answer questions on his administration and Societe Generale Bank of Nigeria, SGBN. Saraki said he would not h...