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Hushpuppi Has A Case To Answer – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that Ramoni Igbalode better known on instagram as Hushpuppi is being investigated by the agency over alleged cybercrimes. The EFCC revealed that it was working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to identify and prosecute local partners of Ramoni Igbalode. Nigeria’s anti-crime body revealed this […]

Former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke Re-Arraigned On Fresh Charges

Former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke has been arraigned on fresh charges. Adoke was arraigned alongside Mr. Aliyu Abubakar. Both men had earlier been arraigned on a seven-count charge bordering on money laundering, bribery, and abuse of office. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had granted Adoke bail in the sum of […]

“EFCC Peddling Falsehood, Didn’t Recover N7.9b From Me” — Okorocha

The former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of peddling falsehood against him by stating that it recovered N7.9billion from him. Okorocha who is currently a member representing Imo West Senatorial District stated this in a press statement he issued in response to reports credited to […]

‘‘N800b Recovered From Anti-Corruption Drive’’ —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that about N800 billion looted funds have been recovered by the anti-corruption drive of his administration. The President disclosed this on Friday during a speech he delivered on the occasion of the nation’s Democracy Day celebration. He stated the money recovered by the anti-graft agencies would be ploughed into various […]

One Thousand Ghost Workers Uncovered By EFCC In Kwara

The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered one thousand ghost workers allegedly smuggled into the payroll of the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board. While briefing journalists on the activities of the commission, the Zonal Head, Isyaku Sharu says despite the outbreak of COVID-19, the agency has recovered […]

Court Grants N10Million Bail To Chinese Nationals Accused Of Bribing

A High Court in Sokoto State has granted bail to two Chinese citizens accused of bribing an official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa who is also the Chief Judge of Sokoto State granted the accused person bail on Thursday, May 21, 2020, stating that the respondents have not […]

Ex-Minister Turaki Arraigned By EFCC Today Over Alleged Fraud‎

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it’s set to arraign the former Special Duties Minister, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki and three others before the Federal High Court in Abuja today Monday, May 4, 2020. The EFCC’s Spokesman, Tony Orilade said, in a statement, that Turaki, also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and others […]

EFCC Arrests 42 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Ogun

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has arrested 42 persons for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud. The suspects were arrested in Ilaro area of Ogun State by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the anti-graft agency. According to the commission, the suspects whose ages range between 18 and 33 years, were apprehended at different locations […]

Kano Commissioner Arrested For Alleged N76m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested Mr Mukhtar Ishaq, a serving commissioner in Kano State over allegations of fraud. According to a statement issued by the ant-graft commission, Mr Mukhtar Ishaq, a commissioner in the Ministry of Special Duties, was arrested on Friday by operatives of the EFCC Kano Zonal […]

Buhari Attends Passing Out Parade Of New EFCC Detectives In

President Muhammadu Buhari is at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State for the Passing Out Parade ceremony of the Detective Inspector Course of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The passing out parade highlights months of intensive Military Training and grooming of the Cadets, in preparation for a challenging and exciting career […]