EFCC Arraigns Company, Director for N151m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, arraigned Micad Project City Services Limited and James Nolan before Justice Obiora Egwuatu of the Federal High Court, Abuja on a 20-count charge of obtaining by false pretense, non-compliance with the Money Laundering Act 2011 (as amended) and criminal conversion of proceeds of … Read more

Okorocha jumped bail to evade trial – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said that its operatives laid siege to the residence of former Imo Governor Senator Rochas Okorocha because of his refusal to honour the commission’s invitations. It said Okorocha jumped an administrative bail granted him by EFCC. It also alleged that attempts to arraign Senator Okorocha was stalled twice … Read more

EFCC Arraigns Man for N4.5m Fraud in Maiduguri

The Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 arraigned Baba Aji Alhaji Gremami before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court sitting in Maiduguri, on one- count charge bordering on criminal misappropriation to the tune of Four Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N4, 500,000.00). … Read more

EFCC Arrests Ahmed Idris, Accountant General of the Federation for N80billion Fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 16, 2022 arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80billion( Eighty Billion Naira only). The Commission’s verified intelligence showed that the AGF raked off the funds … Read more

EFCC Arrests Twenty-Three Suspected Cybercriminals in Ibadan

Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested twenty three (23) suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Oyo State The suspects were arrested on Thursday May 12, 2022 at Apata, Jericho and Ire Akari Estate areas of Ibadan following credible intelligence on their alleged computer fraud-related activities. Sixteen … Read more

EFCC Arrests 36 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Enugu

Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the EFCC, have arrested 36 suspected internet fraudsters The suspects include Chukwuma Destiny, Emenalom Precise, Nwaeze Obinna, Ogbonna Monday, Raymond Chigozie, Mmadu Bright, Chigozie Sixtus, Ike Joachim Uchechukwu, Ifeanyi Uzor, Iwuanyanwu Divine, Nwoke Udojah, Patrick Micheal, Chukwu Hillary, Charles Nneji, Nwachukwu Chibueze, Obinna Ajem, Egwu Williams and Samuel … Read more

EFCC Arraigns Company’s Employee for Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Musa Mohammed before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court on a three count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust. The defendant, as employee of a company, Halims & Co. Nigeria Limited, allegedly diverted to personal use, over N32million meant to finance … Read more

EFCC Grills 13 Suspected Oil Thieves in Port Harcourt

Operatives of the Port Harcourt’s Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have commenced investigation of 13(thirteen) suspected oil thieves handed over to it by the Nigerian Navy. The suspects were handed over to the EFCC on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 by the Nigerian Naval Ship, NNS Pathfinder, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers … Read more

2023: Sack, probe Emefiele for buying N100m APC form – Lawyer to Buhari, EFCC

A legal practitioner, Festus Ogun, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor. Emefiele, who is in his second term as the apex bank boss, has joined the 2023 presidential race. The CBN governor obtained the All Progressives Congress (APC) nomination and expression of interest forms which … Read more

EFCC Arrests Five Suspected Oil Thieves At Private Jetty in Port Harcourt

Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested five suspected oil bunkerers for dealing in petroleum products without requisite licence. They were arrested on Monday, April 26, 2022 in an uncompleted,  one-storey building in Eastern bypass, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where they are allegedly operating a private jetty, with two vessels … Read more

EFCC Arrests 18 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 18 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects are: Tijani Olumide Ahmed, Balogun Olusola, Ukuhor Richie Ifemeluona, Ologun Damilola,Adetokunbo Yusuf, Olubiyo Timilehin, Oyegoke Gafar Olaitan, Agarawu Farug Okikiola, Kazeem Oluwadamilare Adebayo and Salau Rahmon. Others are: Abdulrahman Adeshina Olasunkanmi, Rasheed … Read more

EFCC Arraigns Bizman, Coy for Alleged N34 million Fraud

The Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Wednesday, April 27, 2022, arraigned one Adede Omogbale and his company, Spiral Engineering Limited, before Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court, Benin on a two -count charge bordering on stealing. Omogbale as managing director of Spiral Engineering Limited is alleged … Read more

EFCC Arrests 29 Internet Fraud Suspects in Owerri

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Command on Wednesday April 27, 2022, arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation at 247 Suite, Bishop Court, Aladinma Extension, Owerri, Imo State. Intelligence report received by the commission revealed that the suspects were specialized in defrauding unsuspecting foreign nationals of their hard earned … Read more

EFCC Nabs Syndicate Member Who Duped Kwara Monarch N33.3m

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Fidelis Poor, a member of a syndicate who allegedly connived to defraud a first Class Traditional Ruler in Kwara State, His Royal Highness Idris Sero Abubakar, to the tune of N33,399,999.00 (Thirty-Three Million, Three Hundred and Ninety-Nine Thousand, Nine Hundred … Read more

EFCC arrests Mr Poor

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the EFCC has arrested one Fidelis Poor, a member of a syndicate. The suspect allegedly connived to defraud a first Class Traditional Ruler in Kwara State, His Royal Highness Idris Sero Abubakar, to the tune of N33,399,999. Poor, 30, who hails from Stwue in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue … Read more

EFCC Chairman’s Visit to Lagos CJ Routine

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has drawn to a story captioned, Controversy Trails EFCC Chairman’s Visit to Lagos CJ, which appeared in Thisday Newspaper of Tuesday April 19, 2022. The report alleged that the visit by the EFCC Chairman to Justice Kazeem Alogba, Chief Judge of Lagos State, after a court … Read more

Anti-graft War: EFCC Commends NYSC On Youth Sensitization

Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa has commended the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on its commitments and support to youth enlightenment, sensitization and drive towards the fight against economic and financial crimes. He gave the commendation recently at a Stakeholders Meeting held at the NYSC Headquarters in … Read more

EFCC Arrests 16 Suspected Internet Fraud Suspects in Enugu

Operatives of the EFCC, Enugu Zonal Command on Wednesday April 13, 2022 arrested 16 internet fraud suspects in Asaba, Delta State. The suspects are Esievoadje Isaac, Utogbo joseph, James Chibueze, Ogboru Celdric Mudaga, Edet Ifeanyi Drie, Ayomor Ikechukwu Godfrey, Gray Osekwuni and Enegide Ifeanyi Kizito. Others are Godwin Okiemute, Okoh Joseph, John Odedekuma, Precious Agbavito, … Read more

EFCC arrests former Anambra first lady, Ebelechukwu Obiano — report

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has taken into custody Eberechukwu, the wife of the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano. The former Anambra First Lady, who has been under investigation, is currently in the custody of the commission in Abuja. It was learnt that Mrs Obiano was being questioned for alleged fraud. … Read more