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ANEEJ commends EFCC on property ownership investigations

property ownership investigations

“The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) commends the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) for the rigorous work it has embarked upon in the investigation and review of ownership of several choice property dotting the nooks and crannies of Nigeria, and especially in Abuja.  We urge the commission to tighten all property ownership investigations. We make the ...

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EFCC reportedly uncovers Patience Jonathan’s N6bn plaza in Abuja

Patience Jonathan’s N6bn plaza in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reportedly uncovered Patience Jonathan’s N6bn plaza in Abuja. According to Daily Post, an uncompleted eight-storey building allegedly belonging to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan is in Abuja. The magnificent edifice, located within the Central Business District, is between the National Mosque and the Federal Secretariat, Punch reports. The ex-First ...

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Seven former Governors to lose assets in Dubai

property in Dubai

“The coast is clear for the Federal Government to seize assets of 22 politically exposed people and businessmen in Dubai, following the signing of a pact with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday.”- Daily Post All the 22 former political leaders and businessmen, are currently being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to The Nation, ...

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EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets

EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets

“The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is set  to apply for the final forfeiture of  choice properties  allegedly owned by former First Lady  Patience Jonathan.”- The Nation But the commission has been having difficulty in getting the original titles of the assets. They include Aridolf  Resort, Wellness and Spa  and  eight others. The anti-graft commission may ask the court ...

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Ex-Naval Chief used family company to acquire N600m property

How Ex-Naval Chief, used family company to acquire N600m property

“Peter Oguebie, managing director, Petrus Ogu Nigeria Limited, who is also a witness in the trial of a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, on Monday, May 22, 2017 told Justice A. S. Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja that his company sold a property worth N600million to the former naval chief through ...

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Gov. Yari denies having any property in Lagos

Gov. Yari denies having properties in Lagos

According to Nation Accord, Governor Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar of Zamfara State, and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum has denied having any property in Lagos state. In a statement signed by Head of media & public affairs, Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat Abulrazque B. Barkindo and made available to NATIONAL ACCORD, the governor said the “report making the rounds in some ...

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Ex-PDP Chairman owns Ikoyi home where $43.4m, N23.2m, £27,800 was found

Ex-PDP Chairman owns Ikoyi home where $43.4m, N23.2m, £27,800 was found

According to PM News, the owner of the Ikoyi home, Lagos, where $43.4m, N23.2m, £27,800 was discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday has been revealed. The owner is none other than Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu, a former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). A source close to the EFCC told SaharaReporters that the building belongs ...

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Court Convicts INEC Official, to Forfeit Land, Other Assets to FG

church's property

“A Federal High Court in Lagos, presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris wednesday convicted and sentenced an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yisa Olarenwaju Adedoyin, was convicted on the basis of a plea bargain he entered with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).”- This Day The plea bargain agreement was dated May 2, 2017. The judge ...

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Court orders temporary forfeiture of Senator’s 12-storey building

Court orders temporary forfeiture of Senator’s 12-storey building

Premium Times says that a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday ordered temporary forfeiture of a 12-storey building belonging to a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi. The property located at 27 Marine Road, Apapa, is said to belong to Mr. Nwaoboshi who is senator representing Delta North Senatorial District. The court’s order was sequel to an ex-parte application, ...

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Court strikes out Obanikoro’s suit

Court strikes out Obanikoro’s suit

According to The Guardian, a Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out a N100 million suit filed by Senator Musiliu Obanikoro and his family against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Obanikoro, his wife, Miroophat and his two sons, Gbolahan, Babajide and Fati, Babajide’s wife had sued the anti-graft agency for breach of their fundamental rights. They urged ...

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