Tag Archives: EFCC

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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Six Convicted for Cyber Fraud in Abeokuta, Ogun State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ibadan, has secured the conviction of six Internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Judges of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, Justices Mohammed Abubakar and Ibrahim Watilat gave their ruling on the respective cases. The convicts, named Ibrahim Adenekan, Akinniyi Ojumu, Amoo Olamide, Oshoala Ganiu,…

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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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Singer, Naira Marley Still In Jail Till Monday – Management Says

Following the saga between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC) and UK-based Nigerian singer, Naira Marley who was arrested on allegations of fraud related crimes, alongside four others, the singer has finally been released on bail. During the bail hearing on Thursday, 30 May 2019, the singer was granted bail by the Federal Court…

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EFCC To Arraign Controversial JAMB Official Who Claimed Snake Swallowed N35M

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today Friday, 31st of May 2019 will arraign Philomina Chieshe, the controversial official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) who claimed that the missing N35m proceeds from the sale of JAMB forms kept  in her custody  was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, Benue State…

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