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Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, was placed on a watchlist by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly mismanaging over N17 billion Paris Club refund and security vote, investigations by Saturday PUNCH have revealed. Our correspondent gathered that the governor who is presently out of the country had been under investigation for Continue Reading
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Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the government can no longer sustain petrol subsidy payments which currently stand at about N250 billion monthly. Briefing state house correspondents after the federal executive council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, Ahmed said the payments were no longer Continue Reading
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Kingsley Fanwo, Kogi commissioner for information, has alleged that some governors with interest in the 2023 presidency hired the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to discredit Yahaya Bello, the state governor. Over the past months, the anti-graft agency and the Kogi government have been at loggerheads over allegations that the state runs an account […]Continue Reading
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Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says there was no diamond bra recovered from Diezani Alison-Madueke, former petroleum minister. Diezani, who had fled the county shortly before former President Goodluck Jonathan handed over to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, is alleged to have stolen $2.5 billion from the federal Continue Reading
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Fourteen years after leaving office, a former Edo state governor, Lucky Igbinedion is being detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to Premium Times, Igbinedion is currently being questioned by the officials of the anti-graft agency in its Abuja headquarters for allegedly diverting N1.6 billion meant for the public. Igbinedion is being Continue Reading
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The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently questioning a former governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion over what a source described as alleged criminal diversion of public funds to the tune of N1.6bn. The former governor who arrived the headquarters of the EFCC at Jabi, Abuja around 2pm, November 11, […]Continue Reading
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Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to immediately release the international passport of the former governor of Rivers State Peter Odili. Delivering the Judgement on Monday, the ruling judge declared the seizure by the service as illegal, unconstitutional and an infringement of his fundamental […]Continue Reading