EFCC Re-arraigns 8 Suspected Oil Thieves

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28 Aug 2014 (This day Newspapers) Paul Obi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Thursday re-arraigned eight persons alleged to have defrauded the federal government of billions of naira on petroleum products. The accused arrested include Adedamola Ogungbayibi, Olaniran Olabode, Suraju Gasali, Moses Emmanuel, Wilson Bonsi, Padoun Kayode Jacob, Okparaodi Omaka Uche and Onyeogo […]

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EFCC’s N5bn and the race against oil thieves

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August 28, 2014 Steve Ayorinde As far as the knotty issue of petroleum subsidy fraud is concerned, Nigerians cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball. Apprehension and prosecution of fraudulent persons and organizations, in addition to recovering the loot from them, should be important components of any effort aimed at sanitizing the oil […]

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Nigerian oil theft: FG, US probe Ghana, Europe’s connection

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By: Charles Okonji August 28,2014 Strong indications have emerged that the Federal Government and the United States have launched full investigation into smuggling of the Nigerian crude oil through Saltpond platform in Gbana. Information gathered revealed that several thousands of barrels, which were supposedly pilfered from Nigeria, made their way to global markets through Saltpond […]

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ANEEJ lauds EFCC for refuting oil theft allegation

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By Francis Onoiribholo The Executive Director of Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), David Ugolor, on Tuesday gave kudos to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over reaction to oil deal. The kudos came on the heels of EFCC’s prompt refutal of allegation published in the US-based Wall Street Journal that it […]

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Subsidy must go – Finance Commissioners, NECA

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Subsidy must go – Finance Commissioners, NECA On July 16, 2014 (Vanguard Newspapers) *Removal ‘ll impoverish Nigerians; it’s corruption that should go— NLC BY FUNMI KOMOLAFE, EMMA UJAH & VICTOR AHIUMA YOUNG Commissioners for Finance from the 36 states of the federation rose from their monthly Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, meeting in Abuja, yesterday, […]

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MENACE OF OIL SPILL IN NIGER DELTA

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By Innocent I. Edemhanria Oil spill is a common sight in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria and several communities have suffered the devastating effect of such spills. At the end it is the local communities located around such oil installations that bear the brunt. The spills are sometimes caused by several factors including poorly […]

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CORRUPTION IN OIL AND GAS SECTOR: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT BLAMED FOR ENCOURAGING IMPUNITY

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[dropcap]A[/dropcap] public affairs analyst and executive director of the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), David Ugolor has blamed the lack of political will by the Nigerian government to carry out decisive actions on probe reports on the oil and gas sector as the major reason why corruption still thrives in the sector. […]

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