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,…

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…

Gov Ihedioha appointed suspect on FBI list into his inauguration committee

Chika Odionyenma, one of the persons on FBI’s 77-man list of suspected Nigerian fraudsters, was appointed into the inauguration committee of Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state TheCable reports.` Reactions have since trailed the FBI list, Thursday, when the agency disclosed that many Nigerians were under investigation in connection with one of the largest scams in US…

Okorocha’s Closest Ally Among 77 Nigerians Nabbed By FBI

The embattled former governor of Imo state may have murky waters to contend with viral images which has him spotted with his closest ally and recently nabbed Nigerian fraudster by the Federal investigation bureau, Los Angeles. The list of Nigerians arrest in the United states of America was published on Thursday, in that list is…

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…

Full List of 80 Nigerians alleged of fraud, money laundering in US

The United States (US) Government has released names of 80 Nigerians suspected to have been involved in well coordinated fraud and money laundering in the country. The United States also narrated the strategies adopted by the alleged fraudsters leading to the swindling of innocent citizens. Valentine Iro, 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38, are named…

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,…