The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, has arrested seven National Diploma (ND) students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Ogun State for alleged offenses bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretenses and possession of forged documents. The suspects- Adesina Olalekan, Makinde Noheem, Toheeb Ogunowo, Somotun Olusola, Somotun Sodiq, Tajudeen… (0 comment)

The Nigerian branch of the Journalists Network on Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing, a part of the Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (known by its French acronym, GIABA) has condemned the attack on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) headquarters in Abuja. The network said that last week’s mafia-styled attack at the… (0 comment)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday revealed that two of senior lawyer Joseph Nwobike’s cases led the National Judicial Council (NJC) to recommend the dismissal of a former Federal High Court judge, Justice Muhammed Yinusa. The admission came while the EFCC prosecutor, Mr. Rotimi Oyedepo, was cross-examining Mr. Nwobike (SAN), in his criminal… (0 comment)

A former governor of Jigawa State, Senator Saminu Turaki, was arrested on Tuesday by agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He was picked up at an Abuja venue holding a public presentation of a book on Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari, the first regular combatant officer in the Nigerian Army. Before the arrest, Mr.… (0 comment)

The prosecutor for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Rotimi Oyedepo, in a cross examination session at the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, grilled Joseph Nwobike on charges of perversion of the course of justice and unlawful gratification of public officials. Mr. Nwobike, who took the witness stand to give testimony in his… (0 comment)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed three top management staff of the Ifedore Local Council Area of Ondo State over the alleged embezzlement of a N60 million- fund from the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Program (SUPE-P) meant to execute some capital projects in its area of operation. The trio are: Mr. Taiwo… (0 comment)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has opened an investigation into possible corrupt enrichment by Hassan Danbaba, a grandson of Sir Ahmadu Bello, a former Premier of Nigeria’s Northern Region who was also the Sardauna of Sokoto. Mr. Danbaba is accused of partaking in the illegal sharing of funds meant to go to Nigerian… (0 comment)
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