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EFCC denies arresting Rochas Okorocha

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied the arrest of the immediate past governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha. The anti-graft agency spokesperson, Tony Oriade, said the report is “fake news”. Some local news platforms reported that the anti-graft agency operatives on Thursday evening stormed Ogboko to arrest Okorocha, his

Breaking: EFCC reportedly storms Okorocha’s home 

Jude Johnson The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly stormed the Ogboko hometown of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Mr. Rochas Okorocha. EFCC is yet to confirm the report but a source privy to the development said the operatives of the anti-graft agency went to arrest Okorocha, his

Illegal oil bunkering: Navy hands over 22 suspects, vessels to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy has handed over two motor vessels,Large Wooden (Cotonou) Boat and 22 crew allegedly involved in illegal oil bunkering to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Benin Zonal Office, Edo State for further investigation and possible prosecution. This was disclosed in a statement by Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman. According to

Top 10 security related reports in Nigeria | 21.5.19

1. COUP SCARE: NO EVIDENCE DOCUMENT REFERENCED BY NIGERIAN MILITARY, SSS EXISTS The circulation of a document which allegedly called for a coup to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari appeared to have been exaggerated by the Nigerian government and security agencies, PREMIUM TIMES can report after efforts to obtain it fell through.

Why we froze N5bn Imo funds because of Okorocha – EFCC

•Says outgoing governor spent too much during elections     Jude Johnson  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has explained why it froze N5bn funds belonging to the Imo State Government because Governor Rochas Okorocha. According to the anti-graft agency,  Okorocha was spending too much money in a suspicious manner during the general elections.   The EFCC’s

Missing N500bn allegation: Don’t confirm Emefiele, Frank urges Senate

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Timi Frank has asked the Senate to withhold the confirmation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele for second term as the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over the leaked audio exposing alleged missing N500

Life Pension For Bayelsa Political Office Holders Is Evil- HURIWA

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the newly introduced pension scheme for Bayelsa state political office holders describing the policy as "evil and retrogressive". The group warned that the endorsement of the "selfish and politically patronizing" policy in Bayelsa state could lead to widspread social crime. The

EFCC nabs 32 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Ogun

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Thursday apprehended thirty-two suspected internet fraudsters, also known as "Yahoo-Yahoo Boys." in Ogun State According to the head, media and publicity, Tony Orilade, in a statement on Thursday, the suspects were arrested at Liberty Estate, Laderin area of Abeokuta,