171 results found for EFCC

Court remands man for alleged possession of fake $400,000

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the High Court, Kaduna on Thursday ordered that Peter Samson, be remanded in a correctional centre, for alleged possession of 400,000  counterfeit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC),

Mompha: EFCC nabs alleged fake lawyer in court

OPERATIVES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday nabbed an alleged fake lawyer, Aladejobi and Aladejobi & Co in Justice Mojisola Dada’s Special... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 145 times

Tags: EFCC, Justice Mojisola Dada, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo

Alleged vote buying in Ekiti: HEDA commends EFCC over arrest, seeks Prosecution 

...charges electorate to monitor process   AS citizens and residents in Ekiti State decide who becomes their next governor on Saturday, June 18th, 2022, through the ballots, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 55 times

Tags: HEDA, Olanrewaju Suraju, EFCC

Ekiti election: EFCC arrests persons engaged in vote buying

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested persons alleged to have engaged in vote buying in the Ekiti governorship election. The EFCC is part of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 42 times

Tags: EFCC

INEC collaborates with EFCC, ICPC to curb vote buying

  By Christabel Ejenike PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says that the collaboration between INEC, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 155 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, ICPC, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, is to deal with both vote buyers and the takers according to the law. “Clearly, vote buying is a threat to

Man jailed 2 years for receiving N22m criminal proceeds

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court  on Tuesday sentenced a man, Adekunle Aderibigbe, to two years’ imprisonment for receiving N22 million, proceeds of criminal conduct, into his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 17 times

Tags: Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ahmed Yerima,

Alleged N6bn laundering: Mompha traveled to Dubai with new passport- EFCC

THE Economic and social financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) told an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Friday that the social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (alias Mompha) flouted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Economic and social financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ismaila Mustapha,

Alleged N80bn Fraud: HEDA writes ICAN, seeks investigation, sanction 

FOLLOWING the arrest and detention of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Idris Ahmed, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recently over an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Idris Ahmed, Olanrewaju Suraju, HEDA Resource Center, EFCC

EFCC frees suspended accountant-general

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the release of the former Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris from its custody. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 223 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, Wilson Uwujaren,

Alleged N6bn money laundering: Mompha gets time extension for plea bargain

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court will, on June 10, take final report on plea bargain in the  case of six billion Naira money laundering  against social... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mojisola Dada, Gboyega Oyewole,

Man bags 12 months imprisonment over cybercrime

A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced an internet fraudster, Oluwadamilare Ogunleke, to 12 months imprisonment after being found guilty of US$500 internet fraud. Delivering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Mr Mabas Mabub, EFCC, Justice Uche Agomoh

Three ‘global scammers’ arrested in Lagos, Benin

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested three suspected global scammers in an Interpol-led operation targeting malware cyber fraud across Southeast Asia.   The three suspects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: EFCC

2023: APC Presidential Screening Committee screens Osinbajo, Akpabio others

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 Presidential Screening Committee has screened Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Sen. Godswill Akpabio, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs ahead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Gov. David Umahi, Emeka Nwajiuba, Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Godswill Akpabio,

INEC to partner ICPC, EFCC to stop vote buying

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will partner  with Nigeria’s anti-graft agencies to stop vote buying in the June 18, governorship election in Ekiti. INEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, EFCC, ICPC , Oba Ajibade Alabi

FCT FA Cup: EFCC FC beat Setraco FC to move into quarter-finals

NNIGERIA National League (NNL) side EFCC Football Club on Monday beat Setraco FC of Abuja 6-5 on penalty kicks to move into the quarter-finals of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Kabiru Adeyemi, EFCC

EFCC uncovers another N90b ‘fraud’ against Accountant-General

THE scope of the ongoing probe of the suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reached N170billion. Idris,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: EFCC, Ahmed Idris

Alleged N400m fraud: Court to hear EFCC suit against Metuh June 22

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday fixed June 22 to hear a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Chief Olisa Metuh, EFCC, Emeka Nwite,

Why we arrested former Zamfara governor- EFCC

 THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it arrested former Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara over alleged involvement in the N84 billion fraud allegation against the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Gov. Abdulaziz Yari, EFCC, Mr Anthony Yaro

EFCC officials storm venue of PDP national convention

 PERSONNEL of the Economy and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Saturday stormed the venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention holding in Abuja. The officers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: EFCC,

Man who stole N500, 000 using ATM, jailed for 2 years

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court, on Thursday, sentenced a businessman, Saleh Jibrin, to two years’ imprisonment for stealing N500,000 through Automated Teller Machine. Jibrin... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: First Bank Plc,Justice Darius Khobo,Mr E.K. Garba,Saleh Jibrin,Mr Shuaibu Khalid,EFCC

EFCC arrests Okorocha over N2.9b fraud

AFTER hours of siege and drama, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha yesterday. They broke into his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 110 times

Tags: EFCC, Rochas Okorocha,Ola Olanipekun

ASUU/FG Faceoff: NANS threatens shutdown of major airports

 THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone D, on Monday threatened to shutdown major airports if the face-off between the Academic Staff Union of Universities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Mr Adegboye Olatunji, Mr Damilola Kehinde, ASUU, EFCC, Gov. Dapo Abiodun, NANS

Enugu advert agent held over offensive billboards

OPERATIVES of the Enugu Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Enugu State yesterday arrested an outdoor advertisement executive over political advertisements that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: EFCC

Absence of witnesses stalls Fayose’s trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, further adjourned until July 4, continuation of trial of a former Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, charged with money... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), U.U. Njoku, Olalekan Ojo (SAN), Chukwujekwu Aneke, Mojisola Olatotegun,

NGO charges governorship aspirants with pending EFCC cases to steer clear of Enugu State

LEGAL Aid and Self Development Initiative (LASEDI), an NGO, on Tuesday urged governorship aspirants with pending EFCC cases to steer clear of Enugu State. “Aspirants with pending... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Legal Aid and Self Development Initiative (LASEDI), EFCC,

EFCC arrests  accountant general of Nigeria for N80bn fraud.

                  OPERATIVES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  on Monday, May 16, 2022 arrested serving Accountant General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Mr. Ahmed Idris, EFCC

Absence of prosecution counsel stalls trial of businessman

The absence of a Prosecution Counsel, Mr Samuel Ugwuegbulam, in an FCT High Court in Kubwa, Abuja, stalled the trial of a businessman, Philemon Gora charged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

Green Card: FBI tells court American defrauded 2 Nigerians $368,698

A staff of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Mr Ayotunde Solademi, on Thursday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how an American allegedly defrauded two Nigerians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr Ayotunde Solademi, FBI, Marco Ramirez, Mr Gabriel Ogie, Mr Oludare Talabi, Justice Mojisola Dada

Court to hear Saraki’s suit against EFCC, ICPC others July 27

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, fixed July 27 for further mention of a suit filed by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, against the Economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Bukola Saraki, Lukaman Saidu, Justice Inyang Ekwo, EFCC

Continuous Voter Registration closes by June 30-INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will end on June 30. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in his remarks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: INEC, EFCC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Ene Obi

Alleged Malabu scam: EFCC Official says defendant voluntarily gave statement

IBRAHIM Ahmed, an investigator with the EFCC on Monday said Aliyu Abubakar, the 2nd defendant in the trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Ibrahim Ahmed, Mohammed Adoke, Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Anti-corruption: EFCC introduces platform to expand public engagement

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said it has introduced an online platform to expand public engagements in the fight against economic and financial crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Mr Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC

House of Reps passes terrorism prevention Bill, money laundering prohibition, 2 others

 THE House of Representatives has passed for third reading a Bill for an Act to repeal the Terrorism Prevention Act, 2011 and the terrorism prevention Amendment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: EFCC,

An Exclusive Interview with Prof Anya O. Anya: Prof Anya x-rays Nigeria’s economy, worsening security challenges & concludes the nation is at war

PROF. Anya O. Anya, octogenarian and former director general of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and an elder statesman. In this exclusive interview with Realnews, Prof. Anya... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: Sam Ohuabunwa, EFCC, ICPC, Dangote, Olusegun Obasanjo, Akinwumi Adesina, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Mohammed Hayatu-deen, Peter Obi

Absence of counsel stalls trial of alleged fake army general

  ABSENCE of defence counsel on Friday stalled trial  of an alleged fake army general, Bolarinwa Abiodun, charged with impersonation, forgery and  N266 million fraud. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, Mr Kayode Lawal,  Bolarinwa Abiodun, EFCC, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

Alleged N43m fraud: Court grants NOGASA chairman N20m bail

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday granted bail in the sum of N20 million  to  Philips Fatuyi,  the Chairman of Natural Oil and Gas Suppliers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: EFCC, Philips Fatuyi, Mr Olarenwaju Ajanaku, Mr I. N. Ubabudu, Mojisola Dada

Making whistle-blowing policy work

By Angela Atabo   CORRUPTION is a worldwide occurrence that cuts across societies, races, gender and social class; it has been identified as the major impediment to good... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Dr Chido Onumah, Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, Abdulrasheed Bawa, President Muhammadu Buhari’, EFCC, ICPC

Anti-corruption agencies must be independent for effective war against poverty-Obiorah

A former Senator, Ikechukwu Obiorah has urged anti-corruption agencies to be independent of political influences in order to be effective in their operations. Obiorah made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Obiorah, NBA, ICAN, ASUU, ASUP, NLC, EFCC

Court jails Internet fraudster 6 months, orders forfeiture of $4,000

JUSTICE Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a 28-year-old internet fraudster, Olamilekan Taiwo to six months imprisonment for 4,000 fraud. Agomoh held... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mr S.M. Galadanchi, Olamilekan Taiwo, EFCC, Justice Uche Agomoh

Commissioner confirms EFCC investigations into adoption of children in Kaduna Orphanage

Kaduna State Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, has confirmed that the EFCC has commenced investigation into the adoption of children from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Hajiya Hafsat Baba, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

EFCC arrests 34 suspects over alleged internet fraud in Kwara, Ekiti

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested 34 suspected internet fraudsters in Ilorin, Kwara and Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti state. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren,

EFCC arrests suspect for allegedly defrauding Emir in Kwara of N33m

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Command, has arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly defrauded the Emir of Okuta in Kwara of N33,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Alhaji Idris Abubakar, Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport,

N266m fraud: Court refuses bail application of alleged fake army general

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday dismissed the bail application of a self-styled army general, Bolarinwa Abiodun, charged with  defrauding two companies of N266 million. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, Bolarinwa Abiodun, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Mr Kayode Lawal

We are after APC members who looted Oyo's funds - Makinde declares

GOVERNOR 'Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has declared that there would be no place to hide for looters of Oyo State's funds. The governor, who was speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Gov. Seyi Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, EFCC

Alleged $38m fraud: Court gives EFCC go-ahead to investigate oil company, others

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has dismissed a suit by oil and gas services firm, Marine Assets and Offshore Equipment Limited, to stop its investigation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

EFCC quizzes suspected oil thief in Uyo

EFCC has begun investigating a suspected illegal petroleum products dealer in Uyo. Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC said this in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren

Absence of judge stalls hearing of motion challenging jurisdiction in Okorocha’s suit

The absence of Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday, stalled the hearing of a motion challenging court’s jurisdiction in the suit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Rochas Okorocha, Eze Duri-Ihuoma,

Sunken boat subject of litigation, under EFCC custody – NIMASA

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says the  NIMASA-Barugu boat which sank on Saturday was subject of litigation under the custody of the Economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Mr Edward Osagie,NIMASA,EFCC

Tompolo’s vessel under EFCC custody sinks in Lagos

A boat seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and owned by Niger-Delta warlord, Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, has sank in Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Edward Osagie, EFCC

Rebuilding Nigeria requires fixing the family, leadership recruitment process, says Rescue Nigeria forum

THE ways forward for Nigeria to make progress are to improve the leadership recruitment process, rebuild the Nigerian family and communist systems, and have a unified... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Professor Boniface Oye-Adeniran, EFCC,  Abdulrasheed Bawa, Muhtar Bakare

5 car dealers docked for allegedly violating EFCC regulations

A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto has adjourned hearing in the case of five car dealers standing trial for allegedly violating Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Federal High Court, EFCC

EFCC nabs 120 alleged internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Enugu

Operatives of the Enugu and Ibadan Zonal Commands of the Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 120 suspects over alleged internet fraud in Enugu and Oyo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren,

Cyber-attacks growing at alarming rate, says Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has expressed worry over the growing rate of cyber-attacks across the globe especially in the country. Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA),

N6.5bn fraud: Judge reviews Mompha’s bail terms

JUSTICE Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja on Monday varied the terms of the bail she earlier granted social media celebrity,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Olayinka Jimoh, EFCC, Ismailia Mustapha, JUSTICE Mojisola Dada

Alleged fraud: Ex-Minister Turaki excited over court decision

Former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Monday, expressed happiness over the decision of a Federal High Court, Abuja, exonerating him of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Inyang Ekwo, Alhamdulillah Rabbil Alamin, Kabiru Turaki,

Court threatens to strike out EFCC’s suit against Okorocha

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, threatened to strike out the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s suit against former governor of Imo, Sen. Rochas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: EFCC, Sen. Rochas Okorocha.

Court clears ex-Minister Turaki of money laundering charge

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, discharged and acquitted former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, of money laundering charge.   Justice Inyang Ekwo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

NNL: Saraki carpets EFCC in Ilorin

Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC on Saturday defeated EFCC Football Club of Abuja 1-0 in a Nigeria National League (NNL). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Ibrahim Muhammed, Abubakar Bukola Saraki Ilorin FC, EFCC Football Club,

Buhari warns EFCC against political interference

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja admonished the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to avoid being used for partisan politics or used to settle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Finally, Obiano leaves EFCC custody

THE former governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has finally left the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, almost a week after... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: EFCC, Willie Obiano,

Court to hear ex-Army Chief’s suit against EFCC June 8

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed June 8 for definite hearing of the suit filed by a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Justice Inyang  Ekwo, Ms Habiba Chime, Mr Mohammed Buba, Mr Efut Okoi, Nigerian Army, EFCC, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah,Brig. Gen. R. I. Odi

Land agent docked for alleged N1.8m fraud

A 43-year-old land agent, Abdulkarim Mohammad, was on Wednesday  docked in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N1.8million fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) charged Mohammed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Darius Khobo,

EFCC arrests 33 internet fraud suspects

OPERATIVES of the Lagos and Enugu Zonal Commands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arrested 33 internet fraud suspects in separate sting operation. Seventeen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: EFCC,

Anambra’s finances: What we met on ground – Soludo

ANAMBRA State governor, Professor Charles Soludo Tuesday gave an insight into the finances of the state, saying that the state’s economy is not robust. Speaking on Arise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 197 times

Tags: EFCC, Ebele Obiano, Bianca Ojukwu, APGA, Charles Soludo, Willie Obiano,

Dawn in Anambra: HEDA lauds Soludo, urge him to work the talk

OLANREWAJU Suraju, chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, has lauded Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, governor of Anambra State, for his vision, urging him to follow... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Olanrewaju Suraju, Willy Obiano, EFCC, HEDA, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,

League of Anambra professionals reacts to humiliation of ex-governor of Anambra State by EFCC

THE sensibilities of most right-thinking Nigerians were assaulted by a distasteful video which started circulating this weekend over the social media of an understandably very sober... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Willie Obiano, EFCC, APC,

EFCC disciplines officer behind Obiano’s leaked video

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has subjected the officer behind the trending video of former Anambra Governor, Willie Obiano, being interrogated by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Willie Obiano, EFCC,

Obiano: EFCC displays bad faith

WHILE no one questions the relevance or value of anti-graft agencies like the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a fantastically corrupt country like Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: EFCC, Willie Obiano

Handle Obiano with due respect, civility – ANSTRC tells EFCC

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, ANSTRC, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to handle the interrogation of former governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, EFCC, Nnaemeka A. Achebe

EFCC grants Obiano bail, says nothing political about arrest

AFTER spending four nights in its custody, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has granted administrative bail to the immediate past governor of Anambra State,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: EFCC, Willie Obiano, Murtala Muhammed International Airport,

APC Convention: Obidike picks Nomination form, seeks youth support for Deputy National Organzing Secretary

A member of the National Youth Strategic Lobby committee who doubles as the Director General Conference of APC Support Group Hon. Obidike Chukwuebuka has picked the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Obidike Chukwuebuka, APC, EFCC

Alleged stealing of NIMASA’s N754m: Court to rule on virtual hearing application

JUSTICE Raliatu Adebiyi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday fixed May 6 to rule on an application for virtual testimony in the trial of Patrick... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Mr Collins Ogbonna, Mr Dozie Onyeke, Ezekiel Agaba, EFCC, NIMASA, Justice Raliatu Adebiyi, Aroward Nig. Ltd, Mr Charles Oboh,

EFCC moves Obiano to Abuja after arrest in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved former Anambra Governor, Mr Willie Obiano to Abuja after he was arrested in Lagos on Thursday night. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Willie Obiano, Wilson Uwujiaren, Gov. Charles Soludo,

EFCC arrests Obiano at Lagos airport hours after handing over to Soludo

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arrested former Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos. Obiano, who has been on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 398 times

Tags: Willie Obiano, EFCC

Man jailed for attempted cyber fraud in Kwara

A Kwara High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday sentenced one Adeshina Oluwafemi, from Ekiti State, over attempted cyber fraud. The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Adenike Akinpelu,

Alleged N139m theft: Court issues bench warrant against company MD

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday issued a bench warrant against the Managing Director of Homeland and Overseas Ltd., Osita Ojeah, for failure to appear... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Osita Ojeah, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, EFCC

Navy arrests 5 suspected illegal crude oil refiners, recovers fake diesel

THE Nigerian Navy has arrested five suspected illegal crude oil refiners caught towing an expansive metallic barge,  loaded with several million litres of adulterated diesel. Cdr. Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Cdr. Umar Sidi, Mr Arasha Shaka, Nigeria Navy Ship, EFCC, Rear Adm. Abdullahi Ahmed

Court awards N10 million damages against EFCC for illegally freezing a company's account

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Abuja, on the 3rd of March, 2022, awarded the sum of ten million naira, against the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: EFCC, Hon. Justice A.S Adepoju, Muzan Bruno, Rodrigo International Services, Chief Mike Ozekhome

Man jailed 10 years for job scam

Justice  Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court on Thursday sentenced a man, Haidiahi Faruoq, to ten years imprisonment for job scam. The Judge sentenced Faruoq after... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC),

Court adjourns suit challenging EFCC’s power to investigate Oyo Govt’s account

THE Federal High Court in Ibadan has adjourned a suit challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the accounts of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, Kemi Pinheiro

Court adjourns suit challenging EFCC’s power to investigate Oyo Govt’s account

THE Federal High Court in Ibadan has adjourned a suit challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the accounts of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, Kemi Pinheiro

Adoke’s trial stalled over EFCC lawyer’s withdrawal from case

THE trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, was on Monday stalled following the withdrawal of lead counsel for the Economic and Financial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Mohammed Adoke, Justice Inyang Ekwo, EFCC.

Adoke’s trial stalled over EFCC lawyer’s withdrawal from case

THE trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Mohammed Adoke, was on Monday stalled following the withdrawal of lead counsel for the Economic and Financial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Aliyu Abubakar, EFCC, Mohammed Adoke, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Court jails student 6 months for internet fraud

A Kwara  High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, sentenced a student, Feranmi Adeogun, 21, to six months in the Correctional Centre for impersonation and internet... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Adenike Akinpelu, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Car dealer bags 2 years imprisonment for cheating

JUSTICE M.T.M. Aliyu of the Kaduna High Court on Thursday sentenced one Akochi Ejike to two years imprisonment for breach of trust and cheating. Ejike was arraigned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: M.T.M. Aliyu, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Businessman in court over alleged N10m fraud

A 45-year-old businessman, Simon Martins, was on Thursday arraigned in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N10 million fraud. Martins was charged with criminal breach of trust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC),

Court orders businessman to clean church for 90 days

AN FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Tuesday ordered a 27- year-old businessman, Ejaigu Doland, to clean the premises of the Saint John Mary Vianney Catholic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: EFCC, Mariya Sherriff, Ejaigu Doland, Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya, Saint John Mary Vianney Catholic Church,

Alleged land fraud: Court remands businessman

JUSTICE M.T.M Aliyu of a Kaduna High Court on Tuesday ordered that a businessman, Shehu Suleiman, be remanded in a correctional centre for alleged N30 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), M.T.M Aliyu, First Bank,

Oyedepo declares interest in Kwara South senatorial seat

AKOGUN Iyiola Oyedepo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara, has declared interest to contest for the Kwara South senatorial seat in 2023. Oyedepo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: INEC, ICPC, EFCC, Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo, Lola Ashiru

Court orders forfeiture of fraudster’s 2 iPhones, 3 laptops

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of an internet fraudster’s two iPhones and three laptops to the Federal Government. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Intelligence and Special Operation Section(ISOS),

Alleged N1.2bn fraud: Bauchi governor’s son to open defence April 28

THE Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, fixed April 28 for Shamsudeen Bala, son of Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State to open his defence in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Shamsudeen Bala, Gov. Bala Mohammed,

2023: PDP already shaking in Abia — Oriaku

Obinna Oriaku is a former banker and Abia State Commissioner for Finance from 2015 to 2019. He has declared interest to run for 2023 governorship election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: EFCC, Obinna Oriaku, Governor Okezie  Ikpeazu

Court orders interim seizure of ex-Gov Okorocha’s Abuja property

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the nod to seize a property in Abuja that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Rochas Okorocha, EFCC,

Alleged N2.9bn Fraud: Ex-Imo Gov, Okorocha for arraignment tomorrow

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Tuesday, arraign a former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, before the Federal High Court in Abuja... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: EFCC, Rochas Okorocha, Federal High Court, APC, EFCC, Anyim Nyerere Chinenye,

Court discharges Umuahia-based oil merchant accused of financial crimes

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has discharged an Umuahia-based oil merchant, Mr Kingsley Onwuzuruike, accused of financial crimes. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Mr Kingsley Onwuzuruike, EFCC,

Money Laundering: CBN opposes new laws

THE Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday kicked against plan by the Senate to enact new anti-money laundering laws without required amendments on the existing Money... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, Mr Godwin Iheabunike, EFCC, Mr George Ekpungu, Mr Chibuzor Efobi

Surety bags 5 months’ imprisonment for impersonation, forgery

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Wednesday sentenced one Gabriel Victor to five months’ imprisonment for forging a document to stand as surety... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr E. K. Garba, Gabriel Victor, Justice Darius Khobo

Internet fraud: Court orders barber to sweep police station for 90 days

An FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Wednesday ordered a 21- year-old barber, Isaac Clement to sweep the police station in Kwali Area Council for 90... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

Bankers to declare assets as senate moves to amend 35-year-old Act

THE Senate yesterday considered a bill seeking to amend the 35-year-old Bank Employees Declaration of Assets (BEDA) Act 1986. “The Bill For An Act To Amend The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Senator Sani Musa, EFCC, Senators Patrick Akinyelure, Akon Eyakenyi

Top military officer to forfeit N10.9b properties to govt

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday said it obtained an order from a Federal High Court in Abuja for the final forfeiture of assets... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, Justice N.E. Maha

Valentine’s Day: Ladies who extort men risk 20 years’ imprisonment, lawyer warns

AHEAD of Valentine’s Day celebration, a former publicity secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Douglas Ogbankwa, has warned that ladies who extort men risked... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: ICPC, EFCC, NBA, Valentine’s Day, Douglas Ogbankwa

Wike storms Plateau Court to witness trial of ex-Gov Jang

RIVERS State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday morning, stormed a Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, the State capital where a former governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Governor. Nyesom Wike, Da Jonah Jang, Yusuf Pam, Justice Christy Dabup, EFCC

EFCC refused to release Okorocha’s int’l passport, lawyer tells court; he didn’t come for it, EFCC reacts

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to stop further actions against the former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Senator Rochas Okorocha,EFCC

Alleged fraud: Absence of defence counsel stalls trial of civil servant

The absence of a defence counsel, Eneche Okoja, in an FCT High Court in Kubwa, Abuja, on Tuesday stalled the trial of Ameh Alfred for alleged ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

How we apprehended Access Bank’s account hacker — EFCC

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ms Adewunmi Omotosho on Monday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how alleged Access Bank hacker,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Chris Ihebuzo, Mr Franklin Ofoma,

Let’s Talk About APTE - A President from the East

SINCE a memorable birth over two millennia ago, the anticipation of men from the East has always fascinated the world. The sense of fascination remains undimmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: ICIR, EFCC, Anyim Pius Anyim, SGF, Orji Uzor Kalu, Rochas Okorocha

Minister of Justice separates from AGF

THE Joint Senate and House of Representatives Committee on Constitution Review has approved the separation of the office of the Minister of Justice from that of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Ovie Omo-Agege, Ahmed Lawan, EFCC, NASS, DSS

Med-View repudiates $900,000 Hajj funds allegation

MED-VIEW Airlines PLC has said there is no scam in the airline’s Hajj operations of 2019. The Airline made the clarification in response to the recent invitation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: NAHCON, EFCC, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, MED-VIEW

2019 Hajj fund utilised for necessary preparations, maintenance – Medview

Medview Airline Plc has clarified that the fund meant for the 2019 Hajj were utilised for necessary preparations including aircraft maintenance and payment to service providers. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Medview Airline Plc, Mr Isiaq Na-Allah, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON),

Buhari Has Promised To Take Up My EFCC Case - Okorocha

SENATOR Rochas Okorocha says President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to take on the case he has with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Senator Rochas Okorocha, EFCC

EFCC boss encourages Nigerians to expose crimes, earn legitimately

ABDULRASHEED Bawa, the executive chairman of the Economic and Financial crimes Commission, EFCC, has appealed to the public to embrace the whistleblowing policy of the federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Richard Akinola, Wilson Uwujaren, Abdulrasheed Bawa, EFCC

Uzodimma behind EFCC coming after me – Okorocha

THE former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, on Tuesday, alleged it was the Imo state governor, Hope Uzodimma, who was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: EFCC, Hope Uzodimma, Sam Onwuemeodo, Okorocha

EFCC tenders Maina’s judgment in evidence against Oronsaye

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday, tendered the judgment of a court, convicting Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, defunct Pension Reform Task Team to prison... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Mr Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

EFCC slams N2.9b fraud charges against Okorocha, six others

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a 17-count charge against former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha and six others. Joined as defendants in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: EFCC, Rochas Okorocha, Wilson Uwujaren, Anyim Nyerere Chinenye; Naphtali International Limited; Perfect Finish Multi Projects Limited; Consolid Projects Consulting Limited; Pramif International Limite

EFCC detains Medview Airline MD Bankole

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday detained the Managing Director of Medview Airline, Mr. Muneer Bankole. Bankole is expected to account for over $900,000 linked... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC, Mr. Muneer Bankole.

EFCC returns 11 houses recovered from nephews to Arthur Eze

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Command on Friday, January 28, 2022, returned eleven houses recovered in different parts of Enugu to Chief Arthur... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: Arthur Eze, Olisaebuka Okechukwu Eze, Wilson Uwujaren, Onyeka Nnadozie Eze, EFCC

I will recreate my moles in the Senate - Anyim 

THE presidential ambition of Anyim Pius Anyim, a leading aspirant on the platform of the People's Democratic party, PDP, has continued to enjoy popular appeal.    On January... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Anyim Pius Anyim, Alhaji Gambo Jajindi, EFCC, ICPC

FEC approves proposed 2022 budget amendments

THE Federal Executive Council has approved a proposed amendment to the 2022 budget following the initial adjustments made by the National Assembly to the proposal submitted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: EFCC, Zainab Ahmed, Federal Executive Council, Muhammadu Buhari

Those behind Ahmed Kuru, AMCON MD's travails with EFCC

...as no AMCON assets are underpriced or sold to his cronies or friends The current travails of  Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 1,500 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Arik Air, EFCC,

We’ll track funding sources, monitor bank accounts of politicians, parties - INEC warns on 2023 Campaign

AS Nigerians await the release of the 2023 general election timetable, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has vowed to beam its searchlight on politicians and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 211 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, DSS, EFCC, ICPC,

NHIS presents digital transformation framework to EFCC

 The  National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has presented its digital transformation framework to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to  fast-track the attainment of Universal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags:  The  National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT), National Identity Manag

Nyako and N29bn fraud: Appeal court rules

THE Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has upheld the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which had on July 19, 2021,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Crust Energy Limited, Zulkifik Abba, Abubakar Aliyu, Blue Opal Limited, Tower Assets Management Limited, EFCC, Admiral Murtala Nyako, Justice Okon Abang

Court fixes March 28 for ruling on ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki’s no-case submission

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed March 28 for ruling in a no-case submission filed by former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Joe Gadzama, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Alleged N544m Grass-cutting fraud: Why ex-SGF Babachir Lawal was not reported to law enforcement agencies — Witness tells court

A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Chidi Eboigbe on Wednesday, told a high court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT that former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: EFCC, Chidi Eboigbe, Ecobank, Babachir Lawal, PINE, Rholavision Engineering Company

Internet fraudster bags 6 months imprisonment for impersonation

AN FCT High Court, sitting in Gwagwalada on Wednesday sentenced Ammar Mohammed, a 22- year-old student, to six months imprisonment for defrauding a foreigner of 850... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Mabry Andrew, Fadila Yusuf, NAN, EFCC, Richard Aneke, Ammar Mohammed, Justice A. O Ebong

EFCC recovers N152bn, $386m in 2021 – Official

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it recovered N152.09 billion and $386.22 million from various cases in 2021. Mr Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC Head, Media and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: EFCC

Navy hands over impounded vessel, 20 suspects to EFCC

THE Nigerian Navy on Saturday handed over impounded vessel – MTT4 and 20 suspected crude oil thieves to the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: EFCC, Nigerian Navy

Supreme Court upholds Nwobike’s appeal

THE Supreme Court has set aside the conviction and 30 days sentencing of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN),  Joseph Nwobike. He was charged with attempt to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Lagos High Court, Court of Appeal, Joseph Nwobike

EFCC arraigns Fani-Kayode for allegedly forging medical reports to evade trial

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday arraigned a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, for allegedly forging medical reports to evade trial. Fani-Kayode appeared before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: EFCC, Femi Fani-Kayode

Alleged $8.4m fraud: court to rule on oil company’s no-case submission Jan. 4

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court has fixed Jan. 4 to rule on the no-case submission filed by an international oil company, Trafigura Beheer BV Ltd., and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: EFCC, Mettle Energy and Gas Ltd, Renbrandt, Jil Engineering and Oil Services, Court

FG produces 15 suspected invaders of Justice Odili’s residence for arraignment

THE Federal Government, on Wednesday, produced 15 suspected invaders of the Supreme Court Judge, Justice Mary Odili, for arraignment at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The suspects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: EFCC, Justice Mary Odili,

Alleged forgery: arraignment of Fani-Kayode stalled

THE arraignment of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode for allegedly forging medical reports was on Tuesday stalled at an Ikeja Special Offences Court. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Femi Fani-Kayode, Court, EFCC

Court dismisses 11 of 20 fraud charges against former FCT Minister’s son

THE Federal High Court Abuja  has discharged and acquitted Shamsudeen Bala, son of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, on 11 out of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Federal High Court, EFCC

Alleged P&ID scam: Court fixes Feb. 14 for trial of British national

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja has fixed Feb. 14, 2022 for the commencement of trial of a British national, James Nolan, over allegations bordering on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Federal High Court, EFCC

Court dashes hope of Diezani over recovery of $40million jewellery

LAGOS Division of the Court of Appeal Lagos has dashed the hope of the embattled former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke on her attempt to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: EFCC, Court, Diezani Alison-Madueke

EFFC's inelegant drama over Anambra Governor

NIGERIANS were dismayed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, went a new low on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, when it sponsored media reports claiming... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: EFCC, Governor Willie Obiano

Revealed: Those behind EFCC’s drama over Anambra Gov. Obiano

By C.Don Adinuba   Nigerians were dismayed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) went a new low on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, when it sponsored media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 422 times

Tags: C.Don Adinuba, EFCC, NIS,

Fraud in banking sector, mostly insider perpetrated – EFCC

THE EFCC declared in Abuja on Wednesday that most frauds in the banking sector were perpetrated by insider Information, Communication Technology (ICT) employees. Mr Abbah Sambo, Head,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: EFCC

Absence of judge stalls Okorocha’s suit against Imo Govt., EFCC

THE absence of Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, stalled the suit filed by former Imo Gov., Rochas Okorocha, against the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court, Gov. Rochas Okorocha

Nnamdi Okonkwo debunks report of EFCC’s arrest over NDDC fraud

NNAMDI Okonkwo, the immediate-past chief executive officer of Fidelity Bank Plc and newly appointed group managing director of First Bank Holdings has debunked a report that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: NDDC, EFCC, Fidelity Bank Plc

Senate indicts EFCC, AGF, police on invasion of Justice Odili’s home

THE Senate, yesterday, said a joint panel recovery unit of the Ministry of Justice, comprising the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), police and Ministry of Justice,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Senate, EFCC, Justice Odili

Drama outside Court premises as EFCC operatives move to rearrest Maina after conviction

THERE was a mild drama at the premises of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, after Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: EFCC, Abdulrasheed Maina, Federal High Court

EFCC seeks court order for final forfeiture of $899, 600 linked to ex-Bauchi SSG

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has prayed a Federal High Court in Abuja to order final forfeiture of 899, 600 dollars linked to former Bauchi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: EFCC

Absence of EFCC counsel, Diezani Alison-Madueke stalls ex-Petroleum Minister’s trial

THE absence of counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in court on Wednesday stalled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Diezani Alison-Madueke, EFCC, court

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Federal High Court, EFCC

Absence of EFCC counsel, Diezani Alison-Madueke stalls ex-Petroleum Minister’s trial

THE absence of counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in court on Wednesday stalled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Diezani Alison-Madueke, EFCC, court

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Federal High Court, EFCC

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, EFCC, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Justice Ekwo

EFCC arrests Obi Cubana over money laundering, tax evasion

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested popular socialite and businessman, Obinna Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana, over alleged money laundering and tax... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Obi Cubana, money laundering, tax evasion, EFCC,

Cross-examination of EFCC chairman stalled in alleged N761m subsidy fraud

CROSS-examination of the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, in a case of N761 million fraud was stalled in Lagos on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: EFCC

EFCC displays CD of 51,933 pages, depicting content of Naira Marley s iPhone

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, displayed before a Federal High Court Lagos, virtual projection of a Compact Disc (CD) with 51,933 pages... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court

Absence of EFCC witness stalls money laundering trial of ex-governor’s aide’s wife

THE absence of EFCC star witness stalled an N200-million money laundering suit against one Embelakpo Apere, and his wife, Beauty, at the Federal High Court, Yenagoa,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court

Pandora Papers: Obi welcomes proposed EFCC probe

. . . says yet to get invitation VICE Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 election, Peter Obi, has welcomed the proposed... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 256 times

Tags: Pandora Papers, Peter Obi, EFCC, Peoples Democratic Party, Valentine Obienyem,

Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC re-arraigns British national, James Nolan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday re-arraigned a British national, James Nolan, before Justice Donatus Okorowo of a Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: EFCC, FHC, DNFI, ICIL

I have not made any statement on EFCC ‘s invitation - Obi

The Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi has denied reacting to the invitation to him by the EFCC as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Mr. Peter Obi, EFCC,

Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC re-arraigns British national, James Nolan

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday re-arraigned a British national, James Nolan, before Justice Donatus Okorowo of a Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court

N20b bailout: Kogi demands apology from EFCC

KOGI State government has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to apologise to the state for dragging it to court over a N20 billion bailout... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: EFCC

Court grants EFCC’s motion to discontinue case against Kogi Govt

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday, granted a motion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), seeking to discontinue a suit against the... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: EFCC, High Court

SEC partners EFCC to curb capital market crimes

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has engaged staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on capital market training to reduce financial crimes. The Director, SEC... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: SEC, EFCC

Alleged money laundering: Court imposes fine on Fani-Kayode for numerous excuses

JUSTICE Daniel Osaigor of a Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, ordered a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, to pay N200,000 for not making... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Court, EFCC

EFCC recovers N1.6bn for AMCOM in 4 years

THE Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, says it has received N1, 667, 582, 605.04 recovered funds by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, between... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 303 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Joshua Ikioda, Ahmed Lawan Kuru, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON,

Man bags 1 yr. jail term over Internet fraud

A Federal High Court in Ibadan has sentenced a man, Segun Soneye to one year in prison over impersonation and internet fraud. Delivering judgment, Justice Uche Agomoh... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: EFCC, CJA, FederalHighCourt, judiciary

Court fixes Nov. 22 to hear Saraki’s suit, challenging EFCC, ICPC to probe him

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday fixed Nov. 22 for hearing two separate suits filed by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to restrain the Economic and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Saraki, EFCC

PenCom, EFCC collaborate to reduce fraud in pension sector

By Anthony Isibor.   AISHA Umar Dahir, Director-General, National Pension Commission, PenCom, has has said that the collaboration between the organization and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 434 times

Tags: National Pension Commission,EFCC, AISHA Umar Dahir,

Ex-NNPC GMD denies recovered money in his Kaduna residence was received from Bola Shagaya, Omokore, other

ANDREW Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has denied that part of the recovered money in his Kaduna residence was given... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: NNPC, EFCC, Court

Mompha’s accomplice, Hamza Koudeih jailed for 1 year

                                                   ... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 10 months ago | seen 611 times

Tags: JUSTICE Tijjani Garba Ringim, Hamza Koudeih, Kayode Phillips, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,

Antigraft campaign: EFCC seeks media support

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the media to support the war against corruption for the development of the country. The Zonal Commander of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: Antigraft campaign: EFCC seeks media support

NANS pledges to support EFCC in fighting internet fraud

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it will collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the fight against internet fraud. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: NANS pledges to support EFCC in fighting internet fraud

Kwankwaso in trouble as EFCC seals off his property in Kano

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has sealed off a property of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso on Miller Road in Kano metropolis. A two-term governor of Kano,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 237 times

Tags: Kwankwaso in trouble as EFCC seals off his property in Kano

I Will Not Believe That EFCC And FG Are Fighting Corruption Till Theodore Orji And His Son Are Prosecuted — NBA-SPIDEL Chairman, Ubani

By Unini Chioma   *Says This Is Not The First Time Of Arresting Orji And Releasing Him Under Questionable Circumstances *Says EFCC Under Magu remained mute despite sufficient evidence Provided... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 403 times

Tags: Dr. Monday Ubani, has reacted to the arrest of the former governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, and his son, Chinedu Orji, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Senator Theodore Orji in EFCC's net over N48bn security votes

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken into custody a former Abia Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji and his son, Chinedu over alleged N48 billion... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 10 months ago | seen 245 times

Tags: Senator Theodore Orji, former governor of Abai State, EFCC, Ecological Fund, Chinedu Orji, Wilson Uwujaren, Ogbonna Orji, Sure-P funds