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We will return $321 million stolen funds to Nigeria – Swiss govt

Switzerland will return to Nigeria around 321 million dollars in assets seized from the family of former military ruler Sani Abacha via a deal signed with the World Bank, the Swiss government said. Transparency International, a corruption watchdog, has accused Abacha of stealing up to five billion dollars of public …

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Ex-SGF Pius Anyim says he’s still in EFCC custody

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, says he is still the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, contrary to the impression being created that he has been released. The EFCC arrested Anyim in connection with a sum of N520m, which he allegedly collected …

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EFCC Releases Ex-SGF Pius Anyim

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Anyim who was arrested over alleged contract fraud and false assets declaration was released on administrative bail on Tuesday after his passport was seized by …

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Buhari inaugurates committee to audit recovered loot

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated a three-member committee to audit all assets recovered by relevant government agencies. Members of the committee are Olufemi Lijadu, Chinyere Bibiogha and Mohammad Nami. They were sworn in by Mr. Buhari inside the conference room in the office of the wife of the president …

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BREAKING: EFCC arrests former Senate President Pius Anyim

A former Senate President, Pius Anyim, has been arrested by the anti-graft agency, EFCC. A source at the EFCC told Premium Times that Mr. Anyim, who also served as Secretary to the Government of the Federation in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, was invited on Friday and was still at the …

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I will not answer your questions, IGP tells Senators

I will not answer your questions, Nigeria Police chief Idris tells senators

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday told senators investigating various allegations against him that he won’t answer any question as the matter is before the court. The police boss stated this while appearing before a Senate ad-hoc committee investigating various allegations levelled against him by a senator, …

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