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‘China refusing to help Nigeria with anti-corruption war,’ EFCC boss says

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said that China and Japan are refusing to cooperate with the agency’s war against corruption. Magu made the disclosure on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, during a meeting with the Association of Chief Audit Executives of Banks in Nigeria, Punch reports. “The cooperation […]

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JAMB gives 48hrs ultimatum for candidates to complete registration

As a result of ceaseless protests by prospective candidates who have not been able to complete their registration for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has announced the reopening of the portal for a period of 48 hours. In a statement issued Tuesday by the board’s Director […]

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Alleged N2.3 Bn Scam: How ex-NIMASA boss asked me to share N121million –Witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday presented the sixth witness in the ongoing trial of a former Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, and five others for the alleged diversion of N2.3 billion. Others are Captain Ezekiel Bala Agaba, Ekene Nwakuche, Governor Ameche Juan, Blokz and […]

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Ex-bankers docked for N21 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned two former bank staff, Eke Kingsley and Simon Ononobi, before Justice L.C. Azuama of the State High Court, Orlu, Imo State for alleged fraud. The duo were arraigned on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing of N21​ ​million contrary to section 495 (a) of […]