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Lagos court orders forfeiture of $43.4m, ‎£27,800 and N23 million recovered from Ikoyi apartment

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sum of 43million dollars, 27,800 pounds and N23 million to the Federal Government. The money was recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from ...

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Video and Photos: EFCC uncovers huge stash of various currencies in Ikoyi apartment

In a statement released late on Wednesday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, said that the whistle blowing policy of the Federal Government is paying off positively as it stormed a residential building in the 7th Floor of a four ...

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FG declares Friday, Monday holidays for Easter

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday 14th and Monday 17th April, 2017 as Public Holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter celebrations. The announcement was made by the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, ...

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PHOTOS: EFCC uncovers N250m looted cash in Balogun market

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a statement issued late on Monday, disclosed that it has intercepted N250 million in various currencies at the popular Balogun market in Lagos. As contained in the statement, the discovery was made ...

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How militants killed four police officers, army captain in Lagos – Police Commissioner

Fatai Owoseni, commissioner of police in Lagos state, says the command is working with sister security agencies to arrest the suspected militants that killed four policemen, an army captain and a civilian in the Ikorodu area of the state. Owoseni made ...

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Nigeria to begin exploration of Bitumen in Ondo, other parts of the country

The solid minerals, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed that Bitumen exploration would start soon in Ondo state and other parts of the country. Fayemi made the promise on Saturday after he was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration ...

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Watch Video: EFCC ‘recovers N449m’ in abandoned Bureau De Change

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday recovered N449 million in an abandoned bureau de change in Victoria Island, Lagos. Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the commission, disclosed this in a statement, saying the commission acted based on a ...

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FAAN reports 80% completion of Abuja airport rehabilitation

The Managing Director, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, said rehabilitation of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, runway was 80 per cent completed. Dunoma stated this while conducting the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, on an ...

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FG file fresh charges against Justice Ademola

The federal government has filed an appeal against the decision of a federal high court in Abuja that exonerated Adeniyi Ademola, a judge; Olabowale, his wife and John Agi, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Ademola is accused of receiving ...

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Court lifts restriction on Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m account

A federal high court in Lagos has unfrozen the Skye bank account of Patience Jonathan containing $5.8 million. The order of the court was sequel to an application argued by Adedayo Adedipe, counsel to the former first lady. Adedipe urged ...

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