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EFCC may file charges against former Governor Peter Odili

African Interest  reports that the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has concluded plans to commence the trial of the former governor of River State, Dr. Peter Odili over alleged ...

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Nigeria Ports Authority fraud: Olabode George jailed for 2 years

The Lagos High Court under Justice Olubunmi Oyewole has found former Deputy Chairman of Nigeria’s ruling  Peoples Democratic Party , Chief Bode George  guilty of a 40 count charge of fraud and ...

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Nigeria news: EFCC set to recover $2.6b bank debts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned the first batch of 100 bank debtors to appear at its office in the commercial hub Lagos today in hopes of ...

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EFCC hands over Chelsea hotel to Bayelsa…

EFCC hands over Chelsea hotel to Bayelsa government The N2.8b Chelsea Hotel, Abuja seized from former Bayelsa Governor, Deprieye Alamieseigha has been handed over to Bayelsa state government by the ...

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President Yar’adua and the fight against corruption in Nigeria

                                                         By Nasir El-Rufai   Umaru Musa Yar´Adua is Nigeria´s current President, and unless his health fails will remain the Chief Executive of Africa´s most populous country at least until 2011, ...

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Bribery and Corruption in Nigeria: causes and solutions

Capital Loss and Corruption: The Example of Nigeria     Testimony before the House Financial Services Committee May 19, 2009 by   NUHU RIBADU   Visiting Fellow at St. Anthony’s ...

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Nigeria News:How I rejected $15m bribe-Ribadu

  One of the governors of the Delta that we investigated offered me $15m in cash to stop the investigation against him.

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Nigeria News: EFCC to get more autonomy …

Nigeria News: EFCC to get more autonomy A Bill that will grant more autonomy to Nigeria’s anti graft agency, the EFCC to prosecute accused persons without recourse to the office ...

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Nigeria News: Federal Legislators face N…

Nigeria News: Federal Legislators face N4b corruption charges The trial of top Nigeria’s Federal Legislators over corruption charges continued in Abuja yesterday with the trial Judge in an An Abuja ...

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Nigeria News: Yar’adua orders investigations into Ekiti re run elections

 President Umaru Yar Adua has ordered an investigation into “reports of violence, intimidation of voters, bribery of electoral officials and other breaches of the law during the re-run governorship election ...

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