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Ekweremadu vs EFCC: Senator denies owning hidden properties

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Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has denied reports that he owned hidden properties over which he was grilled by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday. In a statement made available in Abuja by his Special Adviser (Media), Uche Anichukwu, he described reports credited to the EFCC as mere propaganda and concocted falsehood. The statement reads, ...

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EFCC detains Ekweremadu overnight over 22 undeclared properties

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) kept the Deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu in its Abuja facility overnight from Tuesday as he was being questioned over issues bothering on abuse of office and money laundering. Ekweremadu had arrived at the EFCC facility based on an invitation extended to him by the anti-graft agency last week Tuesday. ...

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Court orders interim forfeiture of Lekki property over fraud

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A federal High Court, Lagos has ordered an interim forfeiture of the multi-billion naira Safetowers Estate located at Ikate, Lekki. The project is being promoted by Safetrust Mortgage Bank Limited and Macbosh Properties Limited. Justice Sule Hassan made the order last week while ruling on the ex-parte application filed by Nkereuwem Anana, counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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Court urged to end property dispute between First bank and WBS

First bank

Mr. Francis Nwufoh, the Advisory Board Director, Whiteplains British School (WBS), Jabi, Abuja has appealed to the Federal High Court to find a lasting solution to the ongoing dispute on a property between First Bank Plc and the school management. The Director whose school matter was before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court equally appealed to the Economic ...

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Court quashes forfeiture order on all Benedict Peters’ UK properties

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Justice Binta Murtala-Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has set aside the Forfeiture Order obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on all UK properties belonging to Aiteo boss, Mr. Benedict Peters. The court also cleared UK Properties of Mr. Benedict Peters, of any link with former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dizeani Alison Madueke and upheld the ...

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EFCC seizes N1bn hotel belonging to Jonathan’s ex-aide, Ima Niboro

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Despite decamping to the All Progressives Congress, [APC], former presidential aide has lost – temporarily – a big hotel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The anti-graft agency seized the hotel, allegedly worth “between N650 million and N1 billion”, from Mr. Ima Niboro, who was former President Goodluck Jonathan’s spokesman. EFCC also seized N500million in Maitama District, Abuja. ...

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EFCC arraigns Muhammed Tukur over land scam

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned one Muhammed Ibrahim Tukur before Justice Emeka of the Federal High Court Kaduna, on 3 count charge bordering on forgery and obtaining by false pretence. The accused is facing prosecution following a transaction he carried out in 2016 after selling a plot of land which the documents attached were forged ...

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NDCC Director forfeits N846M landed properties to F.G

Landed properties

Justice Chuka Obiozor sitting at the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the temporary forfeiture of four landed properties linked to a former Executive Director, Projects, Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr. Tuoyo Omatsuli. The court made the order for the temporary forfeiture of the properties on Thursday following an ex parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. ...

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Court orders final forfeiture of property belonging to NIMASA ex-chief

NIMASA

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered final forfeiture of N11.040 million and some property belonging to former Guard Commanders of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Captains Olotu Olumuyiwa Morakinyo and Ebony Emmanuel Aneke, to the Federal Government. Also affected is a company, Lakewood Garden Ventures Limited. The trial judge, Justice Sule Hassan, gave the order of ...

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