Tag Archives: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Fake Whistleblower Docked By EFCC In Kano

A fake whistleblower was docked on Friday by the Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The fake whistleblower, identified as Abdullahi Tijjani was charged in the court of Justice O.A. Egwuatu with one-count of deceiving the Commission with false information.  The defendant allegedly misled operatives of the Commission by alleging…

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EFCC Shuts Down Osogbo Nightclub Where 94 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Were Arrested

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has sealed Club Secret Underground in Osogbo, Osun State, where 94 people suspected to be internet fraudsters were arrested. The commission had announced the arrest of the suspects in an early morning raid on the club on Monday. The EFCC, in a statement signed by Wilson Uwajuren, said…

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EFCC Nabs Nigerian Suspected Fraudster Wanted By FBI

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday arrested Oyediran Joseph, said to be one of the “most wanted” suspected internet fraudsters by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. EFCC said the 36-year-old suspect was arrested in Ilorin, Kwara State recently. The Zonal Head of the Commission, Sharu Isyaku, told reporters…

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We Will Unravel More Suspects Linked To The FBI Fraud Case – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that more suspects will be uncovered as investigation into the 80 Nigerians recently indicted for internet-related crimes by the US Federal Bureau of Investigations continues. Mr Friday Elebo, the Ibadan Zonal Head of EFCC, told newsmen on Wednesday in Ibadan that the commission had commenced investigations on…

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EFCC Freezes N9.9bn Bank Accounts Linked To Former Lagos State Governor, Ambode

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has frozen three bank accounts containing a total of N9.9bn linked to the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. According to reports from Punch in June, loyalists of the ruling All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, had decided to drag Ambode to the EFCC for investigation.…

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EFFC Arraigns Naval Officer and Four Others For Illegal Oil Deal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arraigned a naval officer, Lieutenant Commander Bola Labinjo, and four others for allegedly dealing in petroleum products without lawful authority. Labinjo and her co-defendants were arraigned on two counts before Justice Chuka Obiozor at the Federal High Court in Lagos. The other defendants are Jonathan Abaka, alias…

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Send List Of Ministerial Nominees To EFCC For Further Screening – PDP Tells Senate

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday urged the Senate to further give credibility to its ministerial screening by sending the names of the ministerial nominees to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for further investigation and screening. The PDP National Publicity Secretary,  Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement also stated that the screening must have…

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Okorocha Blames Ihedioha After EFCC Seals His College, Supermarket and Daughter’s School

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have sealed the Rochas Foundation College, Owerri, Imo State, belonging to the immediate past state governor, Rochas Okorocha. The anti-graft agency also sealed the East High Primary and Secondary School, Owerri which belongs to Okorocha’s first daughter, Uloma Nwosu. Also sealed was the All-In Supermarket,…

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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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