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Music producer, four others arrested for cybercrime in Uyo

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a music producer and four others for alleged internet fraud in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

EFCC hands over recovered N67. 5m to victim

EFCC, Enugu Zone today April 15, 2021, restituted the sum of N67,523,000 (Sixty-seven Million, Five Hundred and Twenty Three Thousand Naira) to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah

EFCC arrests Okorocha in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday arrested former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.

Ighalo, 10 others sent to prison for internet fraud

Justice Adamu Turaki Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Destiny Ighalo and 10 others for internet fraud.

Bizman Adeyemi arrested over dud cheques for N800m EcoBank loan

By Abankula A Lagos businessman, Adeleke Adeyemi has been arrested by Lagos Zone of the EFCC for issuing dud cheques to cover N800million loan given...

Bawa urges EFCC staff to maintain its core values

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa has charged staff of the Commission to adhere to the core values of the agency in tackling crimes

Kaduna man Daneji charged with N53m fertilizer scam granted bail

A Kaduna man, Ibrahim Zailani Daneji who was arraigned on a 15-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N53 million has been granted bail.

‘Name ex-governors, senators who owned $6bn Dubai Assets’

Former Senator, Shehu Sani has charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, to name former governors, senators and ministers who owned $6billion worth of properties in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE.

EFCC Ilorin gets new Zonal Head

Chief Detective Superintendent Usman Muktar has assumed duty as the new Zonal Head, Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Dud cheque Pastor Oluokun blows N50m on mausoleum

A self-acclaimed Pastor Ayodeji Ibrahim Oluokun blew about N50million in paying for a burial vault in Lagos, which he used to bury his mum in 2012.

EFCC, NSCDC to partner closely

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is committed to partner more closely with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

EFCC arrests Queen Jonathan queen of internet scams

Queen Jonathan, the queen of internet scams has been arrested by the operatives of the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes...

EFCC boss, Bawa vows never to compromise on corruption

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has said he will never compromise on corruption

POS fraudster jailed in Uyo

The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, March 26, 2021, secured the conviction and sentencing of one Austin Christopher Essiet, a Point of Sale (POS) fraudster.

EFCC releases list of internet fraudsters busted in Delta

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benin Zonal Office in the wee hours of Friday, March 26, 2021, arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Oghara, Delta State.

1 Nigerien, 5 Nigerians convicted over fake $570,000

The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction of members of a notorious syndicate of fraudsters comprising a Nigerien and five Nigerians.

Fake Army officer bags 8 years imprisonment for fraud

Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Wednesday, sentenced one Henry Mfon Asuquo, a military impostor, to eight years imprisonment.

EFCC arraigns Anthony Nicholas for fraud

The Lagos Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, arraigned a suspected internet fraudster, Anthony Nicholas Ejimkeonye, on a one-count charge of possession of a document containing false pretences.

Ex-Gov. Suswam collected $15.8m from BDC operator

A witness in the trial a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam has narrated how he handed over $15.8m to him in Abuja.

Trial of Adeyemi Ikuforiji suffers another adjournment

The trial of Adeyemi Ikuforiji former speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly has been adjourned again.

LAUTECH student Adebowale Taiwo jailed for $104K romance scam

Adebowale Taiwo Abiola, a 500-level student of Ladoke Akintola University has been sentenced to one year imprisonment for romance scam.

Port Harcourt woman Blessing Adunun escapes jail with N100K fine

Blessing Adunun, a Port Harcourt resident, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for stealing N238,000. But she will not spend a day in prison, if she could pay a fine of N100,000.

Nigerian Okenwa a.k.a American Weirt Rodriguz jailed

Nigerian Chibueze Okenwa, a.k.a Weirt Rodriguez, a fake American military officer has got his comeuppance in Port Harcourt.

Bawa warns fake whistleblowers: Stop sending EFCC on wild goose chase

Abdulrasheed Bawa, EFCC chairman expressed concern about fake whistleblowers who mislead the agency through false information

Ex-UDUTH accountant remanded over N249M Scam

A Sokoto State High Court, sitting in Sokoto, today remanded Lukuman Sani Waziri, a former accountant with the Finance Department of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH), Sokoto in prison custody, pending the determination of his bail application.

3 fake whistleblowers arraigned in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested and arraigned three men who gave false information.

EFCC arraigns two “Yahoo boys” in Ibadan

EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Thursday, March 18, 2021, arraigned two persons, Aremu Ridwan Kunle and Adegboyega Adisa Adebayo before Justice Iyabo Yerima of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan for alleged internet fraud.

How Sule Lamido collected kickbacks from Dantata, others: Witness

How ex- governor Sule Lamido defrauded Jigawa via kickbacks received for phantom contracts, has been graphically shown an Abuja court

Court jails 5 for internet fraud in Ibadan

Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, convicted five internet fraudsters.

3 internet fraudsters jailed in Enugu

Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High Court, Enugu, on Monday, March 15, 2021, convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters, Ferdinand Chikelu Iloka, and Chidera Oleka, to one-year imprisonment each on separate one-count bordering on internet fraud.

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