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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 Wanted To Plant Foreign Currencies In Ambode’s House – Lawyers

Three lawyers who claimed to have witnessed EFCC’s raid on the Epe residence of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday, alleged that they stopped the anti-graft officials from “planting foreign currency” in the house. According to Punch, the lawyers — Fatai Adebanjo, Busari Olanrewaju and Samson Okuneye — in a joint statement on Tuesday, said…

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OB HotFlick: Naira Marley Tells His Jail Experience With “Soapy” Visuals

Moves recordings headline act Naira Marley presents the visuals to the much anticipated visuals for his smashing hit Song “Soapy” The Rexxie produced song, Directed by the buzzing director TG Omori tells the visual representation of Naira Marley’s Jail experience after he was arrested by the EFCC. Sleek, crisp and clean! Enjoy Below For more…

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EFCC Takes Ex-INEC Chairman Maurice Iwu To Court Over Alleged N1.2bn Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), is set to arraign a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu for alleged money laundering. According to The Guardian, It was gathered that Iwu will be arraigned at a federal High Court, sitting in Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on money…

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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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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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