Tuesday , 25 July 2017

Tag Archives: EFCC

Revealed: Why EFCC Had to reveal who was behind their Twitter handle

So, yesterday, EFCC finally unveiled “The Handler”, the witty person behind @OfficialEFCC Handle, and it happens to be a fast rising rapper, Olufemi Olukayode Adeyemi populary known as Fshaw. Shaw’s Identity has been kept a secret for over a year since he has been with Commission, but it became beyond …

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EFCC shifts attention to checking fraudulent activities petroleum products – Ibrahim Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday said it had a strategy in place to check fraudulent activities in the country’s petroleum product depots. Its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, disclosed this when the Managing Director of the Nigerian Products Marketing Company (NPMC), Umar Adiya, paid him a …

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EFCC seize mansion of Politician in Rivers State

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ) has  sealed off a mansion said to be owned by politician, Itohen Henry Ogiri. The property is situated at 28, New Heaven Estate off Tombia Street New GRA Port Harcourt Rivers State. The house has been linked to George …

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Shocking !!! EFCC set to probe 18 senators over N367.5b fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged 18 senators for the alleged fraud of N367.5billion.some cases are dated back to 10 years ago according to the commission. One or two senators (outside the list) are under investigation for their alleged involvement in the N19billion and $86million London-Paris Club …

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$1.5billion oil Scandal: Diezani, Aluko properties in Dubai to be seized by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to seize a mansion belonging to one of the suspects, Kola Aluko, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and  two houses belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who was implicated by the U.S. authorities as a …

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EFCC debunks recovering $42m in Makarfi’s farm

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has debunked the rumour making the rounds the social media,  that it has  recovered $42m from the farm of the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ahmed Makarfi. The EFCC said this in a statement by its Spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, on …

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Patience Jonathan escapes assassin attack

Former first lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan,has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of sending assassins after her. Mrs. Jonathan said she had survived two of such attempts but urged the House of Representatives to quickly intervene before the EFCC would succeed in the alleged plot to eliminate her. In …

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Ex-Jigawa governor, Saminu Turaki arrested by EFCC

The former  governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki, has been arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Mr. Turaki is being prosecuted by the EFCC for allegedly mismanaging Jigawa state’s funds while he held sway as governor. An EFCC source, who confirmed the arrest said Mr. …

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EFCC remands American To Remain In Kirikiri Prison

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has kept an American national in prison,identified as Marco Ramirez, who allegedly obtained 565,000 dollars under false pretences from three Nigerians in an American Green Card scam, is to remain behind bars until July 10, an Ikeja High Court has ruled. His remanded in …

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EFCC records 113 convicted cases in six months

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission recorded 113 convictions nationwide between January and June 2017. The Commission’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, made the disclosure on Friday, June 30 at an interactive meeting with stakeholders in Ikoyi, Lagos According to Mr. Magu, the feat was made possible by the contributions and …

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NABDA Director General arrested by EFCC for N23m scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a serving Director General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA, Professor Lucy Ogbadu, for her alleged involvement in criminal conspiracy and diversion of public funds to the tune of N23 million. Ogbadu was arrested on Wednesday June 28 in Port …

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If you feel people I hailed in my songs are fraudsters, call EFCC -9ice tells Falz (Video)

Nigerian music star, 9ice, whose recent song ‘Living Things’, sparked controversy after Falz said entertainers shouldn’t hail fraudsters in their songs, has further reacted to this. 9ice who was interviewed by NaijaloadedTV, said he wouldn’t blame Falz because that was his perception about the music and everybody have the right …

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US citizen remanded in Kirikiri Prison over $565,000 green card fraud

The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Thursday ordered the remand of an American national, Marco Ramirez, in Kirikiri prison for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000. Antonio, who acted as the Managing Director of three companies – USA Now Plc, Eagleford Instalodge Group and USA Now Energy Capital …

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EFCC bid to freeze Governor Fayose’s account fails

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission bid seeking to stop Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, from operating his accounts with Zenith Bank has failed as the Court of Appeal, Ado Ekiti, on Tuesday dismissed the motion. The court said the motion was lacking in merit and speculative because the anti-graft agency …

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EFCC arrests Nigerain man for defrauding Canadian company of $20,906

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) has arrested a Nigerian identified as Taiwo Quadri allegedly defrauded a Canada-based company, Allan Dodds, of over $20,906, this was confirmed by a witness of the EFCC who told an Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court on Friday. Mr. Quadri …

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Court gives EFCC permission to probe Ifeanyi Ubah over N43 billion alleged fraud

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has been given permission to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ) to continue its investigation and possibly prosecute Capital Oil and Gas Limited and its Managing Director, Mr. Ifeanyi Ubah, for their alleged complicity in a N43.29bn fraud perpetrated through …

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See How EFCC Shades Dammy Krane In New Tweets, Quite Hilarious

News of Dammy Krane’s arrest is really gaining internet traffic, as EFCC just used his arrest saga to advise others to stick to the script of being real. EFCC through its twitter account decided to hand off this advise in Pidgin English, told Nigerians to stop living a fake life …

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EFCC seizes building of godson of former president Goodluck Jonathan

The building belonging to the godson of former President Goodluck Jonathan,Mr. George Turner,has been seized by Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC). Turner, who has been detained at Port Harcourt Prison in Rivers State, is being investigated by the anti-graft agency for being allegedly involved in …

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EFCC Operative Stuck In Septic Tank As They Raid Alex Badeh’s Farm (Photos)

Here are photos from the raid carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on the farmland belonging to former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh, in Kugwuru village, Karu, Nasarawa state. It was gathered that operatives of the anti-graft agency, following a tip-off, …

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JAMB Engages EFCC, ICPC, DSS To Monitor Exam Centres (Read detail)

Management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said that operatives from the Nigeria Police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related offences Commission, ICPC, will monitor the examination centres in the forthcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UMTE. Also to …

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