Tag Archives: EFCC

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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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 Storms Party, Arrests 94 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Osogbo

Operatives of the EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 14, 2019, raided a Osogbo-based nightclub notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters. Disclosing this information via their social media, the agency claimed the raid led to the arrest of 94 suspects and confiscation of 19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of sophisticated mobile phones…

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