We’ll publish names of politicians sponsored into office by ‘Yahoo Boys’ —EFCC

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 […]

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EFCC arrests two suspects on FBI list, recovers $35,000

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, […]

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I Used My Money Run Abia For Six Months – Orji Kalu

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 […]

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EFCC, FBI arrest Internet fraudsters in Abuja

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 […]

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EFCC releases Atiku’s son-in-law

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 […]

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We didn’t raid Ambode’s Residence – EFCC

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, […]

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Yemi Osinbajo’s firm linked to company identified in alleged N100bn scam

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 […]

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Abacha’s loot discovered in Channels Island

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 […]

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EFCC alerts on new tricks by car thieves

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.

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EFCC Invades Fayose’s Residence In Ekiti

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.

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Breaking: Efcc has arrested Atiku’s Lawyer

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.

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EFCC Threatens To Sue Fani-Kayode, Odumakin over fake news ​

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.

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