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EFCC confirms return of N19.3bn Kogi salary bailout fund to CBN

EFCC confirms return of N19.3bn Kogi salary bailout fund to CBN

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the return of N19. 33 billion Kogi state salary bailout funds, recovered by the Commission, to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Spokesperson for EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the...

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Internet fraud: DSS hands over eight suspects to EFCC in Enugu

Internet fraud: DSS hands over eight suspects to EFCC in Enugu

The Department of State Services recently handed over eight suspected internet fraudsters to the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. This was contained in a statement titled ‘NDLEA, DSS Hand Over Suspected Internet Fraudsters to EFCC in Enugu’ released on Friday by the EFCC. According to the statement, the suspects who...

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Breaking: We did not carry out any operation in Justice Odili’s home – EFCC

Breaking: We did not carry out any operation in Justice Odili’s home – EFCC

Following reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, carried out operation in Justice Odili’s home, Head Media & Publicity, of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, Friday night  condemned the reports, noting that none of the officers of the commission carried out operation in Justice Odili’s home. READ ALSO commotion brew as Armed EFCC Operatives...

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EFCC arrests 22 suspected fraudsters in Oyo, recovers cars

EFCC arrests 22 suspected fraudsters in Oyo, recovers cars

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Command, has arrested 22 suspected Internet fraudsters, aka Yahoo Boys. Five cars, mobile phones and laptops were said to have been recovered from the suspects, who were reportedly arrested at their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo State. The Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, in...

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BREAKING: SPECULATIONS RISE AS EFCC Chairman COLLAPSE At Aso Rock

BREAKING: SPECULATIONS RISE AS EFCC Chairman COLLAPSE At Aso Rock

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, was rushed out of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday, after he slumped at a programme. Bawa was giving his goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration when he suddenly stopped speaking. READ ALSO Ex-EFCC chair Magu still on FG payroll as police...

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EFCC arrests 31 alleged internet fraudsters in Edo

EFCC arrests 31 alleged internet fraudsters in Edo

Operatives of the Edo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Sunday, September 12, 2021 arrested 31 suspected internet fraudsters. In a statement on Monday by Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media and Publicity of the command, the suspects were arrested in two separate locations in Benin sequel to actionable intelligence. He said,...

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EFCC PROBES Oyo assembly officials over alleged N1.3b fraud

EFCC PROBES Oyo assembly officials over alleged N1.3b fraud

The Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan has probed six Oyo State House of Assembly officials over a case of conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, misappropriation of public funds, and abuse of office to the tune of over N1.3 billion. The officials were interrogated on Monday and Tuesday on how the...

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Customs hands over suspect with foreign currencies concealed in diapers to EFCC

Customs hands over suspect with foreign currencies concealed in diapers to EFCC

The Kano, Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has handed over one Sabo Suleiman to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for further investigation. The command comptroller, Mr Suleiman Umar, made this known while beefing newsmen in KanoUmar said that Suleiman was  arrested in possession of 184,800 dollars and 1.7 million Saudi Riyals...

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Babachir’s trial: Court rejects EFCC’s forensic report

Babachir’s trial: Court rejects EFCC’s forensic report

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja on Thursday rejected the forensic report presented by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the trial of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. Justice Charles Agbaza, while delivering the ruling on an objection raised by the defence counsel on...

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Efcc places red flag on crypto, forex trading others

Efcc places red flag on crypto, forex trading others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has warned that any investment that promises returns that “looks too good to be true should be considered a red flag.” “Though risk-taking is considered by some as the oxygen that drives investment decisions, the Commission wishes to warn the public against taking unmitigated risk in desperation to...

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