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EFCC Nabs Real Estate Agent involved in Diezani London Property Acquisition Fraud

Real Estate Agent

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Mr Adeyemi Edun, the real estate agent who helped former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke acquire prime properties in the United Kingdom. Edun is believed to have assisted Diezani acquire luxury properties worth millions of pounds. The suspected was reportedly nabbed by the anti-graft body on Wednesday, just after he ...

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How Whistleblowers Can Better Expose Corrupt Persons


Experts have identified ways of strengthening the whistleblowing policy of the Federal Government as well as other means of tracing property and investments linked to proceeds of bribery and corruption. The experts spoke at a recent training conference on tracking noxious funds, which held both in Lagos and Abuja. The conference was organized by the University of Kent, The McArthur ...

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High Court Orders Lagos Director To Forfeit N28.5M, Properties To FG

Lagos Director

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered temporary forfeiture of N28, 500, 000 and several houses allegedly belonging to a Director of Accounts under the Lagos State Ministry of Public Works Corporation, Anifowoshe Alade to the Federal Government. The order was sequel to an ex-parte application filed before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

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Whistle blower will run mad if we pay him N860 million naira all at once – Presidency

whistle blower

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has revealed why the Federal is hesitant to pay the whistle-blower who exposed the N13 billion found in an Ikoyi, Lagos apartment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Sagay said the Federal Government does not want the whistle-blower to run mad at the sight of the huge sum ...

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EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu tasks estate valuers on corruption

Ibrahim Magu

“The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has called on Estate Surveyors and Valuers to see their professional calling as strategic in nation building and avoid corruption that could tarnish their reputation.”- World Stage He gave the charge on Thursday, October 12, 2017 during the first joint Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD), for Nigerian Institute of ...

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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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