Tag Archives: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Fayose Gets Medical Trip Permission After EFFC Re-arraigned Him For N2.2Bn Fraud

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the release of  former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose’s passport  to enable him to embark on a foreign medical trip, after he was  re-arraigned before Justice C.J. Aneke by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Justice Aneke made the order following an application by Fayose’s  lawyer,…

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EFCC Accuses Former Senate President, Saraki Of Diverting N12bn From Treasury Of Kwara State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has made claims that the former Senate President Bukola Saraki diverted N12bn in cash from the treasury of the Kwara State Government while he was governor of the state between 2003 and 2011. According to Punch, The money was then allegedly used by Saraki to offset a N1.36bn…

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American Man Who Allegedly Scammed Three Nigerians Of $565,000 Re-Arraigned

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, on Thursday re-arraigned an American, Marco Ramirez, for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it charged Mr Ramirez before a judge, Mojisola Dada, on an amended 12-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining under false pretence. Mr Ramirez was arraigned alongside his companies – USA Now LLC;…

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“You Owe Me Money” -Naira Marley Tell ‘Yahoo Boys’,Vows To Help Inmates He Met

Days after his release from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), controversial singer, Naira Marley who was initial arrested on advance fraud allegations took to his Instagram during a live video to tell the internet fraudsters, popularly known as  ‘yahoo boys’ that they owe him money for “going to jail for…

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Abuja-based Music Producer Threatens To Sue EFCC N100m For Parading Him As A “Yahoo Boy”

An Abuja-based music producer and photographer, Mr Nasiru Ali, popularly known as “Kozzographa”, on Sunday threatened to sue the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for wrongly calling him a fraudster (Yahoo boy). NAN reports that Ali was among 10 suspected internet fraudsters paraded on May 17 by the  EFCC operatives after the EFCC personnel…

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Money Laundering: EFCC Places Fayose On Watch List

On Saturday, 15th September 2018 the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) announced that it had placed Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on the watch-list. This was contained in a letter written and signed by Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, to the Comptroller-General of Customs dated September 12, 2018 titled: “Request for…

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