EFCC arrests 3 ‘spiritualists’ for fraudulent N16m get-rich-quick scheme

Operatives of the Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a self-acclaimed spiritualist, Mohammed Ibrahim, and his accomplice, Ibrahim Abubakar for allegedly defrauding one Mohammed Gaji of the sum of N16, under the guise of conducting spiritual prayers to make him (Gaji) rich. A statement released by Wilson Uwujaren,… Continue reading EFCC arrests 3 ‘spiritualists’ for fraudulent N16m get-rich-quick scheme

Why we raided BBNaija star, Dorathy’s house – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has reacted to claims by former Big Brother Naija housemate, Dorathy Bachor, that her house was broken into by its operatives. Recall that earlier today, Dorathy took to her Instastories to call out the agency after its operatives allegedly broke down the door of her apartment in the early… Continue reading Why we raided BBNaija star, Dorathy’s house – EFCC

EFCC arrests 14 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu (photos)

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Command, on Thursday, August 19, 2021, arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters at the Monarch axis of Enugu, Enugu State. Confirming their arrest, the antigraft agency in a statement released gave the names of the suspects as Okoro Anselem, Okoh Chumsdi, Ngwuta Chibuike, Chukwugekwu Michael,Chukwuemeka Victor,… Continue reading EFCC arrests 14 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu (photos)

EFCC arrests 10 suspected Internet fraudsters in Kaduna (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Command, has arrested 10 persons for alleged Internet-related fraud The agency in a statement released gave the names of the suspects as Ezenwa Peter, Fahad Ahmad, Alyassau Mohammed, Nehemia Joel, Enoch Simon, Kabson Ziryi Beloved, Japheth Audu, Olatunji Abimbola, Innocent Arzuka and David Samuel. According to… Continue reading EFCC arrests 10 suspected Internet fraudsters in Kaduna (photos)

EFCC quizzes NIPC Executive Secretary, Yewande Sadiku, over alleged contract fraud

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NIPC, Yewande Sadiku, was interrogated by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over an alleged contract fraud perpetrated in the agency which she heads. Vanguard reports that the technocrat, who arrived at the headquarters of the anti-graft agency at about 11am on Monday,… Continue reading EFCC quizzes NIPC Executive Secretary, Yewande Sadiku, over alleged contract fraud

EFCC interrogates Ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki over corruption allegations

The Economic and financial crimes commission today July 31 invited and is currently interrogating former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Saraki, who is a former governor of Kwara state, was invited for questioning over allegations of misappropriation of funds and money laundering. He arrived at the commission’s office at about 2pm and is currently being interrogated.… Continue reading EFCC interrogates Ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki over corruption allegations

EFCC quizzes former Governor of Nasarawa state, Al-Makura and his wife over alleged corruption

Tanko Al-Makura, former governor of Nasarawa state, and his wife, Mairo have been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged corruption. Al-Makura governed Nasarawa between 2011 and 2019 before he was elected as the Senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District. Daily Trust reported that the couple were reportedly quizzed and detained by… Continue reading EFCC quizzes former Governor of Nasarawa state, Al-Makura and his wife over alleged corruption

EFCC arrests man for alleged N525m fraud in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested one Philemon Ibrahim Gora for offences bordering on obtaining money by false pretence, stealing, issuance of dud cheque and money laundering to the tune of N525,000,000.00( Five Hundred and Twenty-five Million Naira) in Lagos. The suspect, through one of his front companies, Gracious Environ… Continue reading EFCC arrests man for alleged N525m fraud in Lagos

EFCC: Court adjourns Naira Marley’s trial for 85 days

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of a Federal High Court in Lagos today July 12 adjourned till October 5 (85 days) to continue the alleged internet fraud trial of Afeez Adeshina Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley. Naira Marley is standing trial on an 11-count charge bordering on alleged money laundering and internet fraud preferred against him… Continue reading EFCC: Court adjourns Naira Marley’s trial for 85 days

EFCC arrests couple over alleged N935m Ponzi scheme in Lagos

A couple have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting victims in a N935m Ponzi scheme. Emmanuel and Victoria Jaiyeoba who were arrested at their residence in Ibadan, Oyo State, are parents to Adewale Daniel, Marketing Director of Wales Kingdom Capital Limited.… Continue reading EFCC arrests couple over alleged N935m Ponzi scheme in Lagos