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EFCC Nabs Fake Magu

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested one Felix Idowu, a real estate agent and a graduate of Political Science, for impersonating Ibrahim Magu, the agency’s Acting Chairman. Idowu had in the assumed capacity swindled unsuspecting victims of their hard earned income. The suspect upon arrest was found with documents which had the forged signature of …

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Station Manager Diverts N10.6Mn Petrol Sale’s Proceeds

A man, Nathaniel Attah, has been arraigned before the Kaduna State High Court for diverting N10.6 million being the proceeds of the petrol sale. Until his arrest, Attah worked as manager of Sharon Petroleum Limited, SPL, Lugbe in Abuja. “Investigations revealed that the N10, 611,171. 70 Attah allegedly embezzled was the differences from the daily sales of the petroleum products …

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EFCC re-arraigns Dariye’s son over alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday in Abuja, re-arraigned Nanle Dariye, son of former Plateau governor, Sen. Joshua Dariye, on a six-count amended charge of money laundering.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the total sum in question is about N1.5 billion. Dariye who was re-arraigned before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu at the Federal High Court, …

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$9m Cash Discovered In Home Of Sacked Amnesty Boss, Boroh; As EFCC Arrests Him

One year after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) discovered a whopping $44.3 million at a luxury apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, the anti-graft agency, in conjunction with the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), has allegedly unearthed another $9 million cash at the residence of the sacked Special Adviser on Niger Delta to President Muhammadu Buhari and Coordinator …

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UTME: Candidate Who Hid Phone In Her Pant Arrested

According to Premiumtimes, officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested one miss Udoh Akpabio and her accomplice for alleged examination malpractice in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Akpabio was caught with a phone concealed in her underwear, while the examination was on at Baptist Academy, Karu, FCT. Also caught was Andrew Etziuzala, said …

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Banker Jailed Three Years For N450m Fraud

Justice S.S Ogunsanya of the Lagos High Court today sentenced Paul Onwughalu, a former Head of Operations, Union Bank Plc, Head Office, Marina, Lagos to three years imprisonment. Onwughalu was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC , Lagos Zonal office on February 24 on a four-count charge bordering on failure to conduct due diligence in financial transactions. …

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Man Steals $56,000 From Bishop Oyedepo’s Book Store

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos Zonal office yesterday, arraigned one Chimezie Chuta before Justice Mojisola Dada of the State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos. The former employee in the publishing unit of Dominion Book Stores, an online bookstore belonging to The Living Faith Church Worldwide, was charged on one-count bordering on stealing to the tune of …

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