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JAMB suspends staff over missing money swallowed by a snake
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JAMB suspends staff over missing money swallowed by a snake

February 12th, 2018 | by Sidomex
It’s not fiction, it actually happened. There’s a money-swallowing snake on a rampage somewhere in the country, and that snake allegedly swallowed N36m from the offices of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board...
Scandal: EFCC detains former SGF Babachir Lawal for alleged fraud
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Scandal: EFCC detains former SGF Babachir Lawal for alleged fraud

January 25th, 2018 | by Yusuf Zay
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has allegedly kept in detention, the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, for alleged fraud to the tune of N223m. It was gathered that...
A curious tale of how a “Yahoo Boy” got caught by the EFCC
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A curious tale of how a “Yahoo Boy” got caught by the EFCC

January 24th, 2018 | by Jayson
A 31-year old Ekiti State University student has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan.   This is following allegations that he worked as an internet scammer. Among the items recovered are one...
Clement Onubuogo Illoh, former perm sec, ordered to forfeit N664m, $137,680 to the federal government
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Clement Onubuogo Illoh, former perm sec, ordered to forfeit N664m, $137,680 to the federal government

January 10th, 2018 | by Sidomex
A federal high court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered a former permanent secretary Dr Clement Onubuogo Illoh to permanently forfeit N664million and $137,680.11 to the Federal Government.   Illoh was a permanent...
Innoson released on bail by EFCC
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Innoson released on bail by EFCC

December 21st, 2017 | by Jayson
Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has released the CEO of Innoson motors, Innocent Chukwuma, popularly known as Innoson.   Innoson was on Tuesday picked up by men of the EFCC from his Enugu...
Industrialist Innoson Chukwuma arrested by EFCC
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Industrialist Innoson Chukwuma arrested by EFCC

December 19th, 2017 | by Jayson
Innocent Chukwuma the founder and owner of Innoson Motors has been arrested by members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).   The development was confirmed by the EFCC via their Instagram page. The...
Senator David Mark clarifies why he was invited by the EFCC
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Senator David Mark clarifies why he was invited by the EFCC

December 18th, 2017 | by Sidomex
Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, yesterday disclosed why he was invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).   He revealed that he was invited by the EFCC to answer questions on the 2015...
Ikoyi whistle-blower paid N421m part commission, jets out of the country
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Ikoyi whistle-blower paid N421m part commission, jets out of the country

December 14th, 2017 | by Sidomex
The whistle-blower, who helped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recover $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) from an Ikoyi apartment on April 12 2017, has finally been paid some of his commission.  ...
Gunmen invade Magu’s home, kill police officer
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Gunmen invade Magu’s home, kill police officer

December 13th, 2017 | by Jayson
Some unknown gunmen on Tuesday night invaded the home of EFCC boss Magu, killing a policeman in the ensuing shootout. The gunmen who are believed to have stormed the farmhouse in Karshi in the Federal Capital Territory at about...
Federal court unfreezes Patience Jonathan’s 16 bank accounts
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Federal court unfreezes Patience Jonathan’s 16 bank accounts

December 6th, 2017 | by Sidomex
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, vacated an order it made on May 30, freezing 16 separate bank accounts linked to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience   Justice Binta Nyako lifted the order...