Law enforcement in Nigeria

By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 13th, 2011
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Nigeria’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had arrested 12 oil executives from firms including Noble Corp, Tidewater and Transocean over an alleged $100 million bribery scheme. It said the executives were arrested in a series of raids over the past three days and were being held for questi...
By benim
In News
Jan 10th, 2011
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Prominent pastors in the country and readers of Nigerian NEWS have slammed Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and his Christ Embassy Church for imposing a N1,000 toll fee on worshippers who attended New Year’s Eve service at the Christ Embassy Headquarters in Lagos, South-West Nigeria. P.M.NEWS had reported in ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 21st, 2010
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LAGOS — US oil services group Halliburton agreed to pay Nigeria 35 million dollars to settle a bribery dispute which led to charges being filed against former US vice president Dick Cheney, it said Tuesday. Nigeria had on December 7 filed an indictment against nine people and entities, including Chen...
By benim
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Dec 14th, 2010
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THE Federal Government’s effort at prosecuting former United States Vice President Richard Bruce ‘Dick’ Cheney and other officials of Halliburton paid off, following payment of huge sums of money to the coffers of Nigeria, as Nigeria has reportedly agreed to drop charges against Che...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 13th, 2010
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LAGOS — A Dubai appeal court on Monday refused to stop the extradition of a former governor of Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta State to Britain to answer money laundering charges, the anti-graft agency said. “James Ibori has failed to get the appeal court in Dubai to stop his extradition to Brit...
By benim
In News
Dec 12th, 2010
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Allegation of financial scandal against Chris Oyakhilome, pastor Christ Embassy Church, is messy indeed and it included how the file on the case was stolen from EFCC custody He made headline news last week, for his alleged involvement in a $35 million money laundering crime in the country. And this w...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 1st, 2010
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Nigeria currently occupies the number three position in the worldwide cybercrime trends index, Nigeria’s anti-graft boss said yesterday. Speaking on the first day of the 1st West African cybercrime summit in Abuja, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, sa...
By benim
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Nov 27th, 2010
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Any moment from now, flamboyant miracle fixing pastor of Christ Embassy Church located in Oregun, Ikeja area of Lagos state, Chris Oyakhilome will be a guest of Nigeria’s anti-graft police, EFCC for using his church to launder funds which source could not be accounted for into foreign bank accounts. ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Nov 25th, 2010
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The motion by six top management staff of Intercontinental Bank, urging a Federal High Court in Lagos, to strike out the 23-count amended charge against them, was yesterday opposed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The officials, together with some companies linked with the form...
By benim
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Nov 19th, 2010
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Officials of the State Security Service (SSS) yesterday displayed a car that they said Henry Okah, purchased and wired with a bomb for use in the twin bombings in Abuja on October 1st. Marilyn Ogar, a spokesperson for the agency, said the car, a Mazda 626 saloon with a Lagos license plate, was discov...