Grass-Cutting Scandal: EFCC presents first witness against Babachir Lawal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, opened its case in the ongoing trial of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, and three others when it presented its first witness, Mohammed Babansule, a relationship manager...

EFCC raises alarm over fake recruitment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has raised the alarm over fake EFCC recruitment form 2021 circulating in social media and warned the public that the Commission is currently not recruiting. In a Statement by EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Mr. Wilson...

EFCC Arrests Lawyer for alleged N15.7 million theft

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Port Harcourt Zonal Office, have arrested a legal practitioner, Barrister Bardi Robert. He was arrested on Wednesday, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State for allegedly receiving a judgment debt fund, from a Rivers State...

Maina Bought a $2m Property in Abuja, others Dubai, USA – Witness

  The trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, (PRTT) continued on Thursday, December 3, 2020, with the prosecution witness nine (PW9), Rouqayyah Ibrahim, telling the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice Okong Abang how Maina...

INTERPOL arrest former pension boss Maina in Niger Republic

  Former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina who been on the run has been arrested in Niamey, Niger Republic. Maina was arrested by the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja, and their Nigerien counterpart. Force Public Relations...

EFCC arraigns First Bank staff for stealing N18m from ATM

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC), Benin Zonal Office has arraigned Philip Orumade on a Nine counts charge bordering on stealing before Justice Efe I. Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court, Benin City. Orumade, a Staff of First Bank of Nigeria Plc was alleged...

EFCC arraigns civil servant for alleged N1b fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has arraigned the chairman of the Federal Civil Service Staff with Disabilities’ Cooperative Society, Alhaji Iliasu Abdulrauf, for alleged N1, 126,156,000.00 fraud. Abdulrauf was docked before Justice S.C Oriji of the Federal...

Cross boarder fraud – EFCC, FCCPC Sign MoU with U.S. Trade Commission

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC)the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission(FCCPC) and the United States Federal Trade Commission ( FTC) have signed an upgraded Memorandum of Understanding(MoU)of cooperation in combating cross border fraud. The...

EFCC nabs 2 ladies for attempting to smuggle hard drugs to detainees

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ha arrested two ladies, Jumoke Ayodele and Opeoluwa Temitayo, for an attempt to smuggle substances believed to be hard drug to suspects in the custody of the zonal office. The substance, according to a...

EFCC disowns lawyer claiming to have joined #EndSARS protest
…website not hacked

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has disclaimed a lawyer, Dominic Akpan, who claimed to have resigned from the employment of the Commission to join the #EndSARS protest. The commission in a statement signed by Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren,...