Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt Zonal Command, have arrested one hundred and twenty suspects for alleged illegal oil bunkering in a joint operation with personnel of the 6 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army Port Harcourt. They were arrested on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Ndoni, Rivers State where suspected illegally refined stolen petroleum products are ...
Operatives of the EFCC have arrested 140 suspected yahoo boys. They were nabbed in separate sting operations at popular hotels, Lakers Lounge hotel and Bar and De Butlers, in Ikorodu, Lagos State following credible intelligence on their involvement in internet-related fraud. However, four of the suspects were released as no incriminating item was found on them. The suspects, with ages ...
A 21 year-old internet fraudster, Jatto Sheriff Umar, who posed as the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, in order to defraud unsuspecting victims via online relationship, was on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 convicted and sentenced to prison for offences bordering on personation and cybercrime..
A former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, on Monday denied receiving a bag containing of $47m on behalf of his principal. Dudafa disagreed with the suggestion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that the money was contained in a bag which one Col. Adegbe handed over to him to deliver to Jonathan. The ...
A former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan Doyin Okupe, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC). On the 9th of December he was summoned over alleged N162million illicit payments to him and his companies by a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and Chanchaga Local Government Area in Niger State. After his release, Doyin said, “The ...
Innoson Nigeria Limited and its Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, on Friday withdrew an ex parteapplication they filed against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The other defendants in the ex parte application filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos are the Federal High Court, the Attorney General of the Federation, the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector-General of Police ...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Saturday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission became politicised after he left office in 2007. Obasanjo stated this during the 2017 annual public lecture of the Dorcas Oke Hope Alive Initiative, titled, ‘Corruption and the challenge of the African child.’ He said, “When ...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has launched a nationwide manhunt for a woman believed to be in her 20s, Tofunmi Akinade, who is alleged to be a serial Automated Teller Machine fraudster and identity thief. The EFCC said on its official Facebook page that the suspect recently stole the ATM card of a woman and stole over N1m from ...
More details have been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on how funds from the Office of the former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki, were spent by the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose. The money, according to the EFCC, was released to Fayose through a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro. The money, according ...
The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday heard that a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd), charged with laundering N21billion, has returned N2.6billion to the Federal Government. His lawyer Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), while arguing Amosu’s bail application after he was arraigned before Justice Mohammed Idris, said his client had returned “collossal sums”. Amosu returned N2.6billion to ...