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“Lekki houses to be forfeited to FG”- court orders naval officers

Two naval officers, Captains Olotu Morakinyo and Ebony Aneke have been ordered by the Federal High Court in Lagos to temporarily forfeit their landed properties located in the highbrow Lekki area of Lagos to the Federal Government. The judge, Justice Muslim Hassan made the forfeiture order on Wednesday following an...
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Corruption is the result of wrong value, cleric says

The Senior Pastor of Praise Arena, Kingdom Light Christian Centre, Pastor Jummy Adetoyese-Olagunju, has charged the federal government to put in place mechanisms that promote ethics and selfless service in public and private sectors. Pastor Jummy Adetoyese-Olagunju This is because according to the cleric, the right value system will produce a...
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EFCC nabs actor’s (Mike Ezuruonye) impersonator

Officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested an impersonator of Nollywood actor Mike Ezuruonye. The suspect identified as Osigbovo, was arrested in Benin city, Edo state. The actor had petitioned the anti-graft agency in May 2017 after the impersonator used his image to defraud his unsuspecting fans. The...
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EFCC arraigns nurse in court for defrauding pastors, others N23 million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned one Olawunmi Dilureni for allegedly defrauding a popular Lagos Pastor Tony Rapu and two other people of about N23m.   Dilureni was arraigned before Justice Sherifat O. Solebo of the Lagos State Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja on an 8-count charge...
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Businessman loses $200,000 to federal for failing to disclose it at the airport

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday convicted a businessman, Mr Moghalu Maduakonam on a one-count charge of money laundering preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).   Maduakonam, a businessman, was arrested sometime in February 2013 by operatives of the EFCC for transporting in...
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JAMB suspends staff over missing money swallowed by a snake

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 (Jamb).   Well, that was what an employee, Philomena Chieshe, of the examination board said happened to some money,...
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Scandal: EFCC detains former SGF Babachir Lawal for alleged fraud

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 Lawal arrived at the Abuja office of the EFCC around 11 am on Wednesday...
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