Tag Archives: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

DSS Debunks Arresting EFCC’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

The viral reported arrest of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been denied by Department of State Services (DSS). The Service’s Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, said this in a statement on Monday where he noted that the DSS has since been inundated with inquiries over the reported arrest…

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Ex-Abia State Governor Orji Kalu To Face Immediate Retrial, EFCC Reveals

Orji Kalu, former Abia state governor, will face immediate retrial for money laundering., according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Recall that the Kalu made headlines earlier today after the supreme court voided his conviction on Friday. He had been sentenced to 12 years in jail by a federal high court before the apex court nullified…

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EFCC Releases Senator Shehu Sani On N10m Bail, Reunites With His Family

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Senator Shehu Sani, who is facing charges from alleged extortion from detention after he perfected his bail conditions on Thursday evening, January 30. Sahara Reporters stated that the former lawmaker who represented Kaduna central senatorial district in the National Assembly reunited with his family shortly after…

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Deji Adeyanju Submits Petition On Tinubu’s Bullion Vans To EFCC, Manhandled By Security Operatives

Convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju on Friday submitted a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to Probe a National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for having bullion vans filled with money driven into his house a day before the last general election. However, according to reports…

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Ex-FCT Minister, Akinjide, Demands N650m Refund From EFCC Which Was Allegedly Collected Coercively

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, has urged the court to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to return to her a sum of N650m, which she said the anti-graft agency took from her under coercion. The EFCC is prosecuting Akinjide for an alleged fraud of N650m before the Federal…

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Deji Adeyanju Petitions EFCC Over Tinubu’s Election Day Bullion Vans At His House

Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, says he has taken up the challenge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and had agreed to write a petition against National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. He said the petition will be submitted on Friday. Adeyanju, who is the convener, Concerned Nigerians, said this in…

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EFCC Re-arraigns Former INEC Chairman, Maurice Iwu, For Alleged N1.23bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday re-arraigned a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, for an alleged fraud of N1.23bn. Iwu was re-arraigned on four counts before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos. He had earlier been arraigned in August before Justice Chuka…

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Naira Marley Frequented The Top Five Most-visited Websites Dealing In Stolen Credit Cards – EFCC

Nigerian controversial musician Naira Marley, was trialed again on Wednesday for alleged credit card fraud before the Federal High Court in Lagos with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) tendering as exhibits an Apple laptop and an iPhone said to have been recovered from him. Naira Marley, whose real name is Azeez Fashola, released…

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EFCC Arrests Social Media Celebrity, Mompha For Alleged Internet Fraud and Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos zonal office, has arrested a social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, for alleged involvement in Internet fraud and money laundering. At the point of arrest, five wristwatches with a total value of over N20m was claimed to have been recovered from him. The anti-graft…

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