Economic And Financial Crimes Commission

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission And United Kingdom’s Metropolitan Police Investigating Governors, Ministers For Fraud

The Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Larmorde, has said that the commission and the United Kingdom’s Metropolitan Police are investigating some serving ... Full story

Suspected Internet 'Fraudsters' Build Houses, Hotel With Proceeds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested three suspected internet fraudsters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State - Okpekereke Timothy, Stanley Odjighere, and Teminor ... Full story

Lagos banker, Benjamin Segun Bright, to spend 63 years behind bars for stealing N4.9m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured a 63-years jail time for a fraudster, Benjamin Segun Bright, for stealing the sum of N4,994,000 ... Full story

Prison Accountant Akon Imabong Esu-Nte, Steals N200 Million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today Friday November 14, 2014 arraign Mrs. Imaobong. Akon Esu- Nte, the Head of Capital Accounts Unit ... Full story

Actress Mercy Aigbe’s Husband Olanrewaju Akanbi Arrested!

We have it on good authority that, Olanrewaju Akanbi a.k.a Larry Gentry, the controversial husband of popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe is in police ‘hot ... Full story

Nigerian Hackers Rob Bank Of N6.3billion

Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is on the trail of a group of computer hackers, who have stolen N6.28billion, about $40million, from a new ... Full story

EFCC Declares Bauchi Guber Aspirant Wanted for $.5m Scam

A gubernatorial aspirant in Bauchi State, Abdulahi Usman Adamu, alias Dan China, has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The ... Full story

Orowo Jesse Omokoh, Nigerian Dupes Australian Pensioner Of $90k

A Nigerian man who allegedly conned an Australian pensioner out of $90,000 in an online dating scam has appeared in court charged with deception, the ... Full story

Ifeanyi Onyeabor, Nollywood Director Released From Kirikiri Prisons

Nollywood director, Ifeanyi Onyeabor, who is the Managing Director of Igo Motion Pictures International, is finally free from the alleged N8.8million fraud case that took ... Full story

Damning US report on the role of the government in the proliferation of corruption in Nigeria

THE United States government’s recent report on the role of the government in the proliferation of corruption in Nigeria offers a fresh and undeniable insight ... Full story

Former Senate President Dimeji Bankole Discharged And Acquitted Of N9bn Fraud!

Former Speaker of the House of Reps, Dimeji Bankole, accused by the EFCC of masterminding a N9bn contract fraud was acquitted by a Federal High ... Full story

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission re-arraigns Ajudua and Orie

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned a one-time Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, for allegedly defrauding two Dutch businessmen of 1.69 million ... Full story

Chika Odigbo, Banker in court for defrauding house buyer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned a banker, Chika Odigbo, before Justice D. Z. Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, ... Full story

Shocking details of how Governor Lamido sons looted Jigawa of over N10billion

Shocking details emerged Friday of how Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, allegedly connived with two of his sons, Aminu and Mustapha Lamido, to allegedly defraud ... Full story

Thousands of Imo women protest Okorocha’s intimidation by presidency

Owerri, the Imo State capital, was literally shutdown yesterday  as thousands of women from the 27 local council areas of the state  protested  alleged intimidation ... Full story

Lagos Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji Transferred Millions Of State Funds Into Personal Accounts

The trial of the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, began on Tuesday ... Full story

Richard Mofe Damijo, Popular Nollywood Actor On the Run For Looting N50M From Delta State Tourism

Philo Nkem Ajufo, the acting General Manager of Delta State Tourism Board, has been detained by the EFCC in Abuja over her role in a ... Full story

John Yakubu Yusuf, N27bn pension thief remanded in prison

Members of  civil rights groups  marched on  the premises of the Ministry of Justice, the National Assembly and the Supreme Court  in Abuja on Wednesday  ... Full story

EFCC arrests twenty suspected internet fraudsters in Benin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested twenty suspected internet fraudsters. The arrest, which was carried out in a joint operation with officers ... Full story

Nigeria Needs To Learn How Corrupt Leaders Are Punished In Other Countries

The light sentence handed to a director in the Police Pensions Office, Mr. John Yusuf, by a Federal High Court in Abuja is still the ... Full story

John Yakubu Yusuf, N27 Billion Pension Thief Rearrested After Outcry

There were  indications on Tuesday that public outcry against the light sentence handed an Assistant Director in the Police Pension Office, Mr. John Yakubu Yusuf, ... Full story

88-year-old man in Lagos arraigned for N1.4m scam by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned Olusola Alaba (aka Anthony) Adekunle Okundalaiye, Lateef Tokunbo Alli, Magnus Obe before Justice Lateefa Okunnu of ... Full story

Charles Soludo, Former CBN Governor Arrested By EFCC

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission this afternoon arrested immediate past Governor of the Central bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo in connection with ... Full story

Intercontinental Bank Staff Steals N306 Million From Femi Falana's Account

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has stated that the N306 million stolen from the Falana and Falana Chambers’ account was returned by the bank to ... Full story

Abubakar Audu, Wanted Nigerian Ex- Governor Flees To USA

Abubakar Audu, former governor of Nigeria’s central state of Kogi, declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrived the United States, according ... Full story

EFCC Declares Former Governor Of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu Wanted For 4Billion Naira Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has declared former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu wanted for offences bordering on conspiracy, stealing and misappropriation ... Full story

Passenger arrested with $320,000 at Lagos airport

 The Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Command of Nigeria Customs Service yesterday arrested a passenger with over $320,000 at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, about boarding ... Full story

Pastor Henry Uhunmwagho Arraigned By EFCC Over American Visa Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, November12, 2012, arraigned Pastor Henry Uhunmwagho, 33, before Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court ... Full story

Man Arrested With $7m Cash At Murtala Mohammed International Airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested one Abubakar Tijani Sheriff, whom it described as a bulk currency smuggler, as he attempted to ... Full story

Francis Atuche, Former PHB Bank Chief, Allegedly Diverted N45m To Pay Tithes

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecution witness has disclosed sordid details centered around how former Bank PHP Managing Director, Francis Atuche, diverted N45 ... Full story

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'Goodluck Jonathan' Meets Business Moguls In Nigeria (PHOTOS)

Driving his re-election campaign train beyond the terrain of social, entertainment, sports and agricultural sectors, President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday, January 25, 2015, had an ... Full story

'Jonathan' Blasted By Sexy Diva 'Maheeda'

Controversial Nigerian gospel singer, Maheeda, is in no way moved by Federal Government’s stand on adult movies in the country, which has been described as ... Full story

Top 3 In Black And Worst Look On Red Carpet For 'First Cut' Premiere (PHOTOS)

Producer Lisa Omorodion had another movie premiere for First Cut at Silverbird Cinemas in Lagos on Friday Jan 23rd. I wasn't really impressed by the looks ... Full story

'Ike Chioke' Federal Government May Borrow N2tn To Finance 2015 Budget

The Managing Director, Afrinvest West Africa Limited, a research and investment advisory firm, Mr. Ike Chioke, tells how falling oil prices will pose challenges to ... Full story

Chelsea Will Recover 'Mourinho' Vows

Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea will quickly recover from their humiliating FA Cup exit against third-tier Bradford because most of his star players missed the stunning ... Full story

Caroline Danjuma Returns To Nollywood (Photos)

At a point, she was addressed as a ex-actress because shortly after beautiful Nollywood diva, Caroline Ekanem Danjuma, married her billionaire husband, Musa Danjuma, they ...

Omawumi Flaunts Second Baby Bump Days After Wedding (Photos)

Few days after Nigerian songstress, Omawunmi Mgbele said "I Do' legally to her long time off and on boyfriend, Tosin Yusuf, the 'If you ask ...

It’s Impossible To Be A Superstar Over Night….Jide Kosoko Frowns

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new, for a journey of a thousand mile begins with a step. These is a ...

My Shaved Hair Like Tuface Was A Coincidence ----Singer, Joel

Argument arouse when an artiste who look like Tuface was signed into Kennis music after Tuface left the record label. Many said it was same ...

Moe Musa Salutes Reminisce As His Best Nigerian Rapper

Popular music video director, Moe Musa whose real name is Mohammed Musa has spoken in praise of popular rapper, Reminisce as the hip hop artiste ...