Breaking: Obi Cubana now free from EFCC custody – Associate

November 2, 2021 Editor 0

Popular billionaire businessman Obi Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana is now a free man, Blueprint reports. He was was reportedly released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, according to his close associate Instigator PH who shared the information on his Instagram page. The news of Obi Cubana’s arrest was everywhere on Monday. The Read More

Breaking: EFCC arrests Obi Cubana

November 2, 2021 Editor 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrest a popular socialite and entrepreneur Obinna Iyiegbu, popularly known as Cubana over alledged money laundering and tax fraud. EFCC authorities were yet to confirm the latest development as at the time of filling this report. Obi Cubana made headlines in July when he hosted an ostentatious burial for his late mother Read More

Breaking: EFCC opens up as security operatives invade Mary Odili’s residence

October 29, 2021 Editor 0

The residence of a Supreme Court Justice, Mary Odili, on Friday suffered invasion by suspected armed Police and Soldiers. This is as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has swiftly denied being involved in the reported raid. Reports earlier suggested that the security operatives arrived at Justice Odili’s Abuja residence and made immediate attempt to break in, but the wife Read More

Procurement practitioners partner anti- corruption agencies on transparency

October 21, 2021 Editor 0

A group, Association of Public Procurement Practitioners of Nigeria, has said it will partner the anti-corruption agencies and other institutions to boost the fight against corruption in the public sector. The association disclosed that it is poised to sanitise the procurement process by strict enforcement of the procurement Act of 2007 by promoting due process, accountability, transparency and value for Read More

EFCC docks Crime Alert boss over N35m ‘fraud’

October 20, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Monday, arraigned one Olaniyan Gbenga Amos ( aka Crime Alert ) and his company, Detorrid Heritage Investment Limited before Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state, on a 35-count charge bordering on conspiracy, operating business of other financial institutions and obtaining money Read More

Internet fraudsters and EFCC’s redemptive mission

October 14, 2021 Dele Oyewale 0

Every arrest of a suspected internet fraudster by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is headline-grabbing. For the truly patriotic Nigerian, who desires a better identity and image for the nation, such arrests are healthy and commendable. Nigeria is a nation of hard-working, decent and resourceful individuals and every enterprise of deception and impersonation must be smashed Read More

EFCC arrests 22 suspected Yahoo boys in Ogbomoso

October 13, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC,) Ibadan Zonal command Tuesday arrested 22 suspected ”Yahoo Boys” in Ogbomoso, Oyo state for alleged involvement in internet fraud. The anti graft commission said the suspected internet fraudsters were apprehended by the commission during an operation at their hideout in Ogbomoso based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities. EFCC in Read More

Gov. Ganduje’s wife not arrested by EFCC – KNSG

October 5, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state government has dispelled as mere rumours being peddled by mischief makers that wife to the governor, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, expressed regrets that the content of the unfounded story could not be attributed to any credible source Read More

N1.7bn ‘fraud’: Court stops Kalu’s retrial

September 29, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Wednesday ordered the federal government and its agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) not to retry the former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu. Before the verdict, Kalu was facing a N1.7 billion fraud case for which he was earlier allegedly convicted. Justice Inyang Ekwo made the order while delivering Read More

PDP demands resignation, investigation of Emefiele over fraud allegation

September 23, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate resignation and prosecution of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, over allegations by the All Progressives Congress (APC), that he superintended over massive looting of funds. Addressing newsmen, PDP national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja, Thursday called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Read More

Desperate plot to defame Kpokpogri: An exercise in futility, by Tony Arugba

September 21, 2021 Tony Arugba 0

Comrade Joseph Kpokpogri is reputable for his campaign against anti-corruption. He is the publisher of Integrity Watchdog Magazine of which his reports are balanced and unbiased. His reports are not malice driven, but facts.  For the writer of the venomous publication titled “ PRINCE KPOKPOGIRI: THE NOTORIOUS BLACKMAILER & EXTORTIONIST WHO IS A CONSULTANT WITH THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES Read More

Sani Lulu, Victor Oyofo: Where are they now?

September 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

Many years after their stewardships, not much has been heard about these former public servants who gave their best in the service of their fatherland and it is not clear where they could be and/or what they are doing presently. ELEOJO IDACHABA writes. Sani Lulu Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi was the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). He was Read More

Metuh sympathizes with EFCC chairman over health challenge

September 17, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh sympathizes with the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, who Thursday, slumped at a public function at the Presidential villa. Chief Metuh noted that the development not only points to the frailties of human beings but also to the fact that Read More

Breaking: EFCC chairman Bawa slumps at Villa

September 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has slumped at the third National Identity Day celebration at the Banquet Hall Villa. According to the Nigeria Tribune, Bawa was reportedly delivering a goodwill message suddenly stopped, staggered back to his seat, and laid down. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami, and other Read More

Oil bunkering: EFCC arrests 27 in Rivers

September 13, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives of the Port Harcourt zonal command have arrested 27 suspects for illegal oil bunkering. A statement by the commission’s Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, Monday, said the suspects were arrested at the weekend in Ahoada local government area in Rivers state. The statement named the suspects as Mohammad Bello, Abubarkar Umar, Abdulkarim Read More

Alleged deductions: FUTA never tempered with pension funds – Mgt

August 30, 2021 Editor 0

The management of Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Ondo state has debunked allegations that the school management had failed to remit pension deductions to some of its staff. Some former staff of the institution who are now retirees had petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against FUTA management over the allegations. The then teachers of the secondary Read More

Commercial banks list requirements to access forex

August 25, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Following the new Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s policy which mandated commercial banks in the country to sell forex to deserving customers, banks have come out with fresh requirements for their customers to access Foreign Exchange (forex). Commercial banks are sending letters to their customers outlining the requirements for Forex exchange access, especially for those travelling outside the country and Read More

VIDEO: Ex-BBNaija Dorathy ‘s residence after EFCC ‘s raid

August 23, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Following the raid of former Big brother Naija housemate, Dorathy Bachor’s estate and invasion of her house by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), she has shared a video showing what the estate look like. In the video, fear-stricken residents could be seen discussing the issue as they are yet to understand what really happened. Dorathy shared Read More

Anambra 2021: Don’t use N60bn public fund to bankroll Soludo’s campaign, ZLP tells Obiano

August 21, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

The Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Friday, cautioned Anambra state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, against channeling N60 billion belonging to the state in sponsorship of the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for November 6 gubernatorial poll. The Publicity Secretary of ZLP for Chief Obiora Okonkwo Campaign Council, Mr Afam Ofomata, who raised the alarm in a press statement Read More

Dickson, ex-Bayelsa governor in EFCC net

August 10, 2021 The Nation 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed a former Bayelsa Governor and senator representing Bayesla West Seriake Dickson. According to a source, Dickson presented himself to the EFCC following an invitation by the agency. The source said the ex-Governor was grilled over allegations bordering on abuse of office and misappropriation of public funds during his eight-year administration in Read More

EFCC nabs 2 cyber fraudsters in Lagos, forfeit assets, millions to FG

August 9, 2021 Ifeanyi Emeka 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys, Alimi Seun Sikiru and Tobiloba Ibrahim Bakare, who were both convicted and sentenced to three years in prison. Aside a jail term, the judge also ordered the convicts to forfeit to the federal government the sum of N204,041,216.82; Mercedes Benz E500; Toyota Hilux Read More

EFCC grills ex-gov, wife over corruption allegations

July 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former governor of Nasarawa state and serving senator, Tanko Al-Makura, and his wife. The couple are currently being grilled by operatives of the anti-graft agency at its headquarters in Abuja, sources in the anti-graft agency told Premium Times. Although details of the allegation against the ex-governor and his wife were Read More

Ibadan: EFCC docks 30-yr-old ex-banker for ‘N3.2m fraud’

June 25, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

A 30-year-old ex-banker Aminat Odunmide was on Thursday arraigned before Justice Uche Agomo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The ex-banker was arraigned on an eight count charge bordering on forgery, alleged defrauding and stealing of N3,200,000 (Three Million, Two Hundred Naira). EFCC alleged that the ex-banker “deposited same into Read More