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Man drags lawyer, father to EFCC over land racketeering

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A Professor, Charles Oluokun, has dragged a lawyer, Mr. M. A. Laogun, and his son, Bar. A. A. Laogun, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged land racketeering. A petition written by one Adebowale Oluokun and Adekunle Adeniyi on behalf of the Professor alleged that the father and son illegally paraded themselves as Solicitors/lawyers of Oluokun and ...

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Rochas Okorocha, wife, daughter, Obi forfeit properties to EFCC

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Nigeria’s leading anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, revealed that it has obtained orders for the interim forfeiture of assets traced to a former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, and his wife. The Head, Enugu Zonal Office of the commission, Usman Imam, made this known in Enugu while briefing reporters on the activities of the ...

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Lawyer remanded over alleged land fraud in Ilorin

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The State High Court, Ilorin, on Friday ordered the remand of a legal practitioner Akeem Jimoh, for alleged land fraud. The presiding Judge Mahmud Abdulgafar, gave the ruling when the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Sessan Ola, overruled the oral application for bail made by the defence counsel V. O Aluko. Abdulgafar ordered the defendant to be remanded in the custody of ...

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Nigerian govt takes over alleged Diezani property

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A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Tuesday approved the forfeiture to the Nigerian government of a plot of land in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The land allegedly belongs to the former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Chuka Obiozor, the judge, gave the decision following an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to the EFCC, the ...

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Ekiti Assembly urges Fayemi to construct deplorable road, abandoned bridge

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The Ekiti House of Assembly has called on Gov. Kayode Fayemi to urgently provide palliative measures to the deplorable Isinbode-Ekiti and Omuo-Ekiti Road and the abandoned bridge linking Itapaji with Iyemero. The Assembly made the call through its unanimous resolution on Tuesday at its plenary sitting presided by the Speaker, Mr. Funminiyi Afuye in Ado-Ekiti. Mr. Oluwajuwa Adegbuyi, (Ekiti East ...

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EFCC arraigns man for obtaining property by false pretence

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, on Monday arraigned one Paul Afolabi before Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan Judicial Division. He was arraigned on four counts bordering on obtaining property under false pretence. Afolabi, who operated through the name William Sharon was arrested in Ibadan by operatives of the Commission after receiving ...

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EFCC unseals buildings allegedly linked to Fayose in Ekiti

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has unsealed some properties it allegedly linked to a former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. Men believed to be EFCC personnel in a white-coloured bus with the number plate – BWR 627 AT – with police protection, on Thursday erased the markings from the buildings with ...

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Man jailed eight months for concealing Information from EFCC

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A 24-year-old man, Akeredolu Oluwafemi Temidayo, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for hiding vital information from operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, when under interrogation. Akeredolu (aka Susan Henderson) had received a landed property from one Rose Kirkley, an American citizen, pretending to be a nurse with a special skill to ...

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Widow raises alarm over invasion of property by EFCC

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An Abuja-based widow, Aisha Abubakar, has raised an alarm over the alleged invasion of her property by EFCC. The property is located at Plots 2070 and 2071, Cadastral Zone AO2, Wuse Zone 3, near Tamara Guest Inn, by the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC). Abubakar, who is also the managing director/chief executive officer, Sam’s Engineering Limited, told newsmen ...

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