Tag Archives: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

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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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 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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Breaking! EFCC To Arrest Innoson Boss, Innocent Chukwuma For Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has vowed to arrest the Chairman, Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, in order to face fraud charges in court. The EFCC Spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said this in a statement on Wednesday, 10th October 2018 shortly after Justice Olusola Williams of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja,…

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Man Ends Up In Prison After Impersonating Nollywood’s Mike Ezuruonye On Facebook

Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Benin, Edo State has sentenced one Ekoh Noel, the man who impersonated Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye, in a social media scam. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) revealed this on yesterday being Monday 24th September 2018, where it said Noel fraudulently obtained N12.4 million through the…

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EFCC Declares Four Rivers State Government Officials Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared four Rivers State government officials wanted. The four officials identified as Fubara Siminayi, Harrisonba Bessi Princewill, Lekia V. Bukpor and Dagogo Rodderick Abere were declared wanted over a case of criminal conspiracy, money laundering, misappropriation of public funds and abuse of office to the tune of…

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EFCC Recovers N409 Billion & 137 Convictions Nationwide In 8 Months

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) between January and August 2017 recovered about N409 billion and secured 137 convictions nationwide, the acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu said on Wednesday. He spoke at an interactive meeting with media executives that held in Abuja. “Between January and August 30, 2017, the EFCC recovered N409,270,706,686.75; $69,501,156.67; 231,118.69 Pounds; 610,816.20 Euros; Dirham 443,400.00…

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N2.9bn Fraud: Ex-Adamawa Gov, Fintiri Remanded In Prison

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), on Thursday, June 30, 2016, arraigned Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri and Mayim Construction and Properties Limited before Justice A.R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on a 5-count charge of money laundering to the tune of N2.9billion. Fintiri, a former speaker, who also served briefly…

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