EFCC writes Punch, demands retraction of alleged libelous publication against Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has written a litigation threat to the Punch (Nig.) Limited (Publishers of the Punch Newspapers), asking it to retract an alleged libelous publication against the acting Chairman of the commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu. The EFCC is...

EFCC arraigns 3 over alleged N6m land scam in Uyo

The Uyo Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, arraigned the trio of Edwin Edet Etim, Joseph Essien Samuel, and Moses Asuquo Effiong, before Justice Agatha Okeke, of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. They were...

PTDF scammer bags 10 years Imprisonment for fraud

…Another for Internet Fraud The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office on Wednesday, secured the conviction of Mobuse John, before Hon. Justice M S. Sifawa, Chief Judge of the Sokoto State High court sitting in Sokoto, on a one-count charge bordering...

N22.5m fraud: 2 bag 7 Years Jail term each

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) Lagos zonal office, on Monday, secured the conviction and sentencing of David Obi and Sunday Onuigwe to seven years imprisonment each before Justice Olabisi Akinlade of State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos for N22.5Million...

EFCC to issue criminal summon against Diezani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday told Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja that it was planning to issue a criminal summon against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to compel her appearance in court...

EFCC arrests hotelier, 79 others in Lagos for internet fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a 30-year-old Oladimeji Olusegun Ogunfolaju, owner of Lakers Hotel and Lake County Entertainment in Lagos, and 79 others for allegedly involving in internet fraud. The hotel, alleged to be a haven for...

EFCC docks ex-Banker over N10m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Tuesday, arraigned Keshinro Babatunde, a former Head, Commercial Banking of one of the first generation banks, (name withheld) before Justice O. A. Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja,...

EFCC docks Mama Boko Haram 3 others  over alleged N42m fraud, secures conviction of another

  The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday, February secured the conviction of Alhaji Gaji Goni Bukar whom Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court slammed two years imprisonment for criminal conspiracy and...

Extortion: EFCC warns against name dropping of Magu, Officials

…Wants public to be wary of Influence peddlers The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, has warned fraudsters especially those who have been dropping his name and that of the officers and men of the Commission to fraudulently...

Public should disregard emails on contracts, payments linked to EFCC

  The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been drawn to emails, purportedly sent from [email protected] to unsuspecting members of the public between February 16 and 18. Members of the public should note that the said emails did not...
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