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EFCC hands over 116 vehicles, 20 properties Seized From Fraudster To Owner

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, handed over 116 (One Hundred and Sixteen) cars and 20 (Twenty) landed properties in Edo, Rivers and Lagos States recovered from one Michael Obasuyi Osasogie to First Bank Plc. Trouble began for Osasogie after a petition he wrote to the Commission against E-tranzact in March 2018. The Commission ... Read More »

EFCC Denies Investigating Magu’s Chief Of Staff, Olukoyede

The Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied stories making the rounds that  Mr. Ola Olukoyede, Chief of Staff to the Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu is under investigation. In a message on its official twitter handle, the anti-graft agency noted that Olukoyede  is not under investigation for bribery and unlawful enrichment and enjoined the general public to disregard such stories. ... Read More »

House issues Bench Warrant on Stubborn Magu

House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu for refusing to appear before it. The Committee had severally invited Magu to appear before it on a petition by former first lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. It said that Magu should be ... Read More »

Car Link boss, Bube Okorodudu, 22 others declared wanted for bank fraud, multiple crimes

These are not the best of times of taciturn businessman, Bube Okorodudu. The man who owns popular Car Link and Cross Country Transport has been named on the wanted list of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) along with 22 others over sundry criminal offenses bordering on bank fraud, conspiracy, forgery and stealing. On the anti-graft agency’s list of ... Read More »

$2billion arms deal:EFCC arrests Dokpesi and Bafarawa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFCC)  has today continued its investigation into the $2billion arms deal with the arrest of a former Governor of Sokoto State, Mr. Attahiru Bafarawa, on Tuesday. The commission also arrested the Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, for alleged involvement in the arms deal. It was learnt that while Barafawa was arrested ... Read More »

Ex-Minister, Yuguda, others  arrested over $2billion arms deal

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former Minister of State for Finance, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda and some former directors in the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) for their alleged involvement in the $2 billion arms deal during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. We learnt yesterday that the arrest was in continuation ... Read More »

Arowofela, N100m fraud suspect dies in EFCC custody

  Olufemi Arowofela, who is being investigated for an alleged N100million dividend warrants fraud has died in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. He reportedly died in a military hospital, where he was rushed to by officials of the EFCC. The  late suspect was arrested following a complaint by the SEC, alleging that he was involved ... Read More »

Lamorde wants Court to stop Senate probe

Immediate past chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, has sued the Senate and three others at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja over the summons issued on him to appear before the Senate over alleged corruption. In a suit filed through his counsel, Festus Keyamo, Lamorde joined Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition, the Inspector General ... Read More »

EFCC arraigns Medical Director, others for N84million fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 arraigned a former Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, Dr Olufemi Abiodun Omotosho and four other suspects: Adebayo Sunday Dada; Yusuf Saka Olarenwaju; Ogunleye Samson Adeyemi and Azeez Dayo Kola before Justice M.I Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Akure, ... Read More »

N1trillion: Confusion over Lamorde’s Senate appearance

  There is confusion over the date for the much-anticipated appearance of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde before the Senate. While we gathered the matter, which is aimed at quizzing Mr. Lamorde and finding out his own side of the story regarding a petition that he diverted over N1trillion worth of funds ... Read More »