General election: EFCC raises alarm on vote buying. Says foreign countries and politicians as sponsors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) , has raised the alarm that some unscrupulous politicians were conniving with some foreign countries to bring in money for vote buying EFCC has therefore warned against votes buying as the agency would not watch evil politicians...

Sterling Bank customer petitions EFCC over million-naira fraud

Heights Secondary School Staff Welfare Association, has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged fraud committed by Sterling bank staff. The customer has accused Sterling Bank PLC of defrauding it to the tune of N1.2 million at the bank’s branch...

Armsgate: EFCC arraigns Okupe over alleged N702m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday arraigned former senior special assistant to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, on a 59-count charge bordering on “money laundering and criminal diversion of funds” to the tune of N702 million. Okupe was...

EFCC arrests ex-Abia gov TA Orji’s son

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested and grilled the son of former governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji over alleged money laundering. Ogbonna Orji, 32, was arrested alongside his friend, Kelvin Ilonah, at a night club in Abuja last weekend.Their...

EFCC seals Fayose’s buildings

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday sealed some houses believed to be owned by former governor Ayodele Fayose in Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State. In a swift reaction, the former governor’s aide, Lere Olayinka, said that the houses affected do not...

More trouble for Fayose as Obanikoro, Otti to testify against him —EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has named former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, and a governorship candidate in Abia State, Alex Otti, as key witnesses in the criminal prosecution of Ayodele Fayose.     Fayose, the...

EFCC keeping Fayose to satisfy paymaster –Aide

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been accused of keeping the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in detention just to satisfy the powers-that-be since it lacked the required evidence to prosecute him.     Fayose’s media...

EFC :Fayose refuses to cooperate with interrogators

The former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has refused to leave the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as he said he preferred to remain in detention until he is charged to the Court. The anti-graft agency has barred visitors from seeing him....

Fayose still in EFCC detention. wike, others kick

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, is still detained at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abuja office.   Fayose dressed in jeans trouser with blue tee-shirt, with the inscription: “EFCC, I Am Here!” carried a small handbag, believed to...

Foreign accounts: CSO drags Daura to EFCC 

A civil society organisation with focus on anti-graft campaigns, Coalition Against Corruption and Bad Governance (CACOBAG) has dragged the former director-general of the Department of State Security (DSS), Lawal Daura, before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)...
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