Economic Financial Crimes Commission

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 26th, 2012
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, re-arraigned Mallam Nasir Ali, the son of a former chairman the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mallam Ahmadu Ali and three others before a  Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja over an alleged N4.4 billion fuel subsidy fraud. The four defe...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2012
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The reports of corruption that continue to filter out on an almost daily basis are not just mind blowing, they are disheartening. The impunity, the sheer brazenness, with which these corrupt acts are done, is aggravating. And worrying. Corruption has permeated the very fabric of our society; we live,...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 26th, 2012
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by Olusegun Adeniyi Barely a few months in office as Speaker of the House of Representatives in 2007, Mrs Patricia Olubunmi Etteh faced a serious crisis that threatened her office and would ultimately send her parking. In the bid to save her job, a top official of the People’s Democratic Party ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 26th, 2012
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by John C.K That corruption is associated with oil production is acknowledged to be a worldwide problem. But the scale of corruption in Africa is in a class by itself, particularly in Nigeria. As black Africa’s largest oil producer, OPEC member Nigeria currently exports just over two millions barrels...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2012
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by Austine Uche-Ejeke Anyone who sees anything concerning redemption or reclamation of this country will be fired up to do everything possible to see that it comes to actualisation. And for a long time now, the call for a better Nigeria had been and is still very strident and sustained but unfortunat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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WARRI—THE legal team of the former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori is to appeal the 13 years sentence handed him by a London court last week. A reliable member of the team and a Warri- based legal practitioner, who does not want his name in print, told Vanguard exclusively, that the judgme...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2012
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has explained how a former Director of Pension in the office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Sani Teidi Shuaibu, used N359.25million to buy Brifina Hotel in Abuja. Shuaibu, who is the Director of Finance in Petroleum Ministry...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2012
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday said ex-Governor James Ibori will still face trial in Nigeria after serving a 13-year term in a UK Prison. It also said with the conviction of Ibori by the Southwark Court in London, Nigeria’s judicial process needs to be reassessed. The E...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2012
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by Gbenga Kayode There perhaps, has never been a more depressing time for millions of much exasperated and helpless Nigerians to come to terms with the reality, that their dear nation is, indeed, in a firm grip of all manner of ravenous ‘cabals’. These unbecoming developments certainly, have combined...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2012
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The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, said yesterday that the commission has convicted more than 288 persons over internet crimes, extradited four fugitives to the United States while 234 cases are still being prosecuted in courts across the country. Ac...