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N30m Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Herbalist who Impersonates Baru, Adesina

By Bola owolola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has arraigned a 31-year-old herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka on a four-count charge in a Kwara State High Court for impersonating the group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru and the special adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina ... Read More »

Magu Charges Youths on Corruption Fight, Calls for Value Reorientation

Magu Charges Youths on Corruption Fight, Calls for Value Reorientation

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged students and members of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC to join hands with the Commission and other anti-corruption agencies in the country in the fight against economic and financial crimes and corruption. He gave the charge at the maiden edition of the Enugu North Anti-Corruption ... Read More »

EFCC Raids Hideouts of Internet Fraudsters in Abuja, Imo, Enugu, Delta, Edo

By Bola owolola Operatives of the Abuja Head Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have apprehended seven internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, a metropolis at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. They are Asuquo Happiness, Agboje Lucky, Emmanuel Ochuko Okume, Lucky Ijire, Karo Ijire, Chinaka Chijoke Promise and Ibrahim Adiat. The suspects, who were arrested had ... Read More »

Gov Zulum accuses foreign NGOs operating in Borno of falsifying project claims, gives condition for acceptance of 20 million Euros aid

Gov Zulum accuses foreign NGOs operating in Borno of falsifying project claims, gives condition for acceptance of 20 million Euros aid

By Inusa Ndahi, Maiduguri Borno State Governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has blasted Mercy Corps International and the Norwegian Refugee Council for their claims and inflation of number of drilled boreholes and constructed houses in Maiduguri Metropolis, Jere and Gwoza Local Government Areas in the state. Zulum said, after his validation, he observed that Norwegian Refugees Council (NRC) claimed and ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun presents newly appointed SSG, CoS to Aremo Osoba (See pictures)

Gov Abiodun presents newly appointed SSG, CoS to Aremo Osoba (See pictures)

  *L-R: Alhaji Salisu, Aremo Osoba, Gov Abiodun, Mr Talabi* The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Saturday evening presented two top officials of his government earlier appointed in the day to Aremo Olusegun Osoba, former governor and leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The two officials are Mr. Adetokunbo Talabi, Secretary to the ... Read More »

Governor Abiodun Appoints Talabi as SSG, Salisu as Chief of Staff

Governor Abiodun Appoints Talabi as SSG, Salisu as Chief of Staff

Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of Mr. Olatokunbo Joseph Talabi as the Secretary to the State Government. *SSG Also appointed is Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu as the governor’s Chief of Staff, according to a statement by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. *CoS The new SSG comes to the job with a rich ... Read More »

Buhari’s cabinet: Ambode, Bindow, Abubakar may get ministerial appointments

Buhari’s cabinet: Ambode, Bindow, Abubakar may get ministerial appointments

There are strong indications that the immediate past governors of Lagos, Adamawa and Bauchi states, Akinwunmi Ambode, Mohammed Bindow and Mohammed Abubakar, may be part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s next cabinet. Saturday PUNCH learnt that the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress had resolved that all the APC governors who lost their re-election bids would “automatically’ become the ministerial ... Read More »

EFCC nabs Senator Lawan Shuaibu’s impersonator

EFCC nabs Senator Lawan Shuaibu’s impersonator

• Victims include Governors, Politicians BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Friday, June 14, 2019, arrested a suspected fraudster, Mohammed Sani, who poses as Senator Lawan Shuaibu, Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC to extort money from unsuspecting victims. He was arrested by operatives of the ... Read More »