The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has raised the alarm over its findings that some internet fraudsters had funded some politicians into elective positions. The agency also vowed to release names of such politicians and their internet scammer sponsors. The Zonal Head of EFCC, Port Harcourt Zone, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, disclosed this on Tuesday in Port … Continue reading We’ll publish names of politicians sponsored into office by ‘Yahoo Boys’ —EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two of the 77 Nigerians declared wanted by the Federal Bureau of Intelligence for cybercrimes. The Head, EFCC Abuja Zonal Office, Aminu Aliyu, said Chika Augustine and Godspower Nwachukwu were arrested in Abuja, adding that $35,000 was recovered from the former. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, … Continue reading EFCC arrests two suspects on FBI list, recovers $35,000
Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia State, told a Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday that he ran the state for six months with money from his own pocket. He said the monthly allocation of Abia State when he took over in June 1999 was N168 million, and that it was hovering … Continue reading I Used My Money Run Abia For Six Months – Orji Kalu
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has begun a joint operation with the United State Federal Bureau of Investigation to clamp down on internet fraudsters. A total of 16 cyber crime suspects (Yahoo Boys) have been arrested in Abuja since the joint operation codenamed Operation Wire Wire was launched. Acting Chairman of the … Continue reading EFCC, FBI arrest Internet fraudsters in Abuja
Babalele was remanded in the EFCC custody by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, after he was granted bail, following his arraignment on allegation of money laundering. The Nation reports that Babadele was released on Friday, August 16, after he was detained by a Federal High Court over money laundering allegation. Before he was … Continue reading EFCC releases Atiku’s son-in-law
The EFCC, in a statement said since early hours of today, it had been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. “We need to state for the records that the EFCC did not raid Ambode’s house. It is instructive that his administration, … Continue reading We didn’t raid Ambode’s Residence – EFCC
The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has a stake with Simmon Coopers Partners has been linked to another firm known as Ocean Trust Limited which has allegedly been reported of N100bn scam involving Alpha Beta Consulting Limited and Alpha Beta LP. Simmons Coopers was listed as a company in which Prof Yemi … Continue reading Yemi Osinbajo’s firm linked to company identified in alleged N100bn scam
Over 211 million Pounds, belonging to late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, have been seized from a Jersey bank account, according to latest reports. According to the reports, General Abacha allegedly laundered money through the US into the Channel Islands and the funds had been lodged in accounts held in Jersey by Doraville Properties … Continue reading Abacha’s loot discovered in Channels Island
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC) has urged the general public to be vigilant in order not to fall victim to new tricks deployed by car thieves to dispossess unsuspecting Nigerians of their vehicles. The alert was borne out of the shocking discoveries made during investigations into the allegations of crime levelled against Babatunde Oluwatope Oni alias Olu Daniel and Oni Daniel Oluwatope.
It will be recalled that the EFCC on Thursday complained over the influx of foreign currency to the country. Meanwhile, he Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has condemned the invasion of the Afao Ekiti residence of the immediate past Governor of the State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, saying no amount of intimidation can break the will of Nigerians to vote out the APC government of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Reno Omokri, former aide to Goodluck Jonathan, have raised an alarm over the alleged arrest of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, who is a Lawyer of the PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. According to.Reno Omokri, the arrest was made today with the aid of 25 heavily armed policemen.
This was contained in a statement released by the commission on Tuesday. EFCC claimed that the duo have made allegations which are not correct against it. It particularly made reference to the posts from the two personalities which accused the EFCC of surrounding the house of Walter Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria, with the primary aim of arresting him. The statement read: “The attention of EFCC has been drawn to the falsehood which has been spreading on the social media that the EFCC has arrested the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday said its operatives intercepted gold worth about N211m