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 […]

N150b Fraud: EFCC Quizzes Ex-Gov, Sons

The immediate past governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, and some  members of his family are being quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  over the alleged looting of over N150 billion. Investigations have also being launched on his   sons – Chinendum Orji Eyinanya (currently Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly) and […]

Customs Service Storms Lagos Airport, Arrests Passenger With $8.6m

The Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted over $6.8 million from a passenger at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. A source who disclosed this to Journalists on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, said an airport worker linked with the movement of the money has been arrested. President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to secure the country, and bring […]

Adoke, Others Admitted To Bail, Barred From Traveling

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) has been granted a N50 million bail by a High Court in Abuja. Justice Abubakar Kutigi on Thursday upheld Adoke’s bail request and ordered him to produce a surety in like sum. Justice Kutigi also admitted Adoke’s co-defendants- Aliyu Abubakar and Rasky […]


The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to a former member of the Senate representing Kaduna Central, Senator Shehu Sani. Justice Inyang Ekwo granted Senator Sani bail on Monday, January 27, 2020, in Abuja during his arraignment on two counts of bribery and advance fee fraud. The charges were preferred against him by […]

Alleged Extortion: EFCC Searches Shehu Sani’s Houses, Office

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday  searched the  houses and  office of Senator Shehu Sani in Abuja. According to  reports operatives of the EFCC carried out the search as  part of the ongoing probe of the former lawmaker for alleged extortion of $24,000 from the Chairman of ASD Motors, Alhaji Sani Dauda. A […]

Oil Thieves Will Face ‘Tougher Times’ In 2020, Magu Says

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu has said that oil thieves in the Niger Delta will find it tough to sabotage Nigeria’s economy through their nefarious acts, stating that the Agency will not relent in fighting it. Mr Magu who was in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State […]

EFCC May Subject Shehu Sani, Dauda To Lie Detector Test

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  may be forced to administer the lie detector test on detained Senator Shehu Sani and the Chairman/ CEO of ASD Motors, Alhaji Sani Dauda over the alleged $24,000 bribe allegation  against the human rights activist. The Nation reports that  the EFCC is considering polygraph option because both the […]