Oil theft: DPR pledges support to EFCC

The Department of Petroleum Resources( DPR)has pledge to improve its collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in fighting oil theft and other petroleum related economic crimes in the Niger Delta.Mr. Bassey Nkanga, the Zonal Operations Controller of...

18 high profile looters will be repatriated soon says EFCC Boss

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to repatriate 18 high profiled looters hiding in some parts of the World. The EFCC chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu disclosed this on Tuesday in Ilorin, Kwara state during a brief chat with newsmen. Magu was in Ilorin to assess...

Magu honored with Anti-corruption award

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday, received the Special African Anti-Corruption Crusader Award from the African Union Economic Social and Cultural Council, (AU-ECOSOCC) amidst encomium. The EFCC boss was hailed at...

Employees of FCMB docked for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC ) has instituted a case of advance fee fraud and criminal negligence against First City Monument Bank (FCMB), and two of its employees in Makrdi, Benue State. FCMB alongside the employees, Timothy Shoon, an account officer, and...

EFCC arrests popular instagram celebrity ‘Mompha’ with wristwatches worth N20m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Ismaila Mustapha, aka Mompha, a self-acclaimed bureau de change operator and social media celebrity for alleged involvement in internet fraud and money laundering.The commission disclosed this on its official handle...

Bunkering: EFCC arraigns vessel, 26 others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a vessel, MV Neso11, 25 men and a woman before the Federal High Court, Lagos, for unlawful dealing in petroleum products. The 25 men are: Francis Onyeoma, Adebayo M. Charles, Melvin A. Jack, Omogoye Wasiu Bolaji,...

EFCC arraigns American for defrauding Nigerians

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned an American, Marco Ramirez, at the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos for allegedly defrauding Nigerians in a green card scam. EFCC alleged that Ramirez was a serial fraudster having been previously...

EFCC arrests suspect on FBI list, five others in Sokoto

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto zonal office, has arrested a suspect, Emmanuel Adedeji Oluatosin, 31, identified in an ongoing computer intrusion investigation in the United States. The EFCC Head of the zone, Abdullahi Lawal, while parading the suspect...

Okorocha, wife, others to forfeit assets to EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that more property linked to the immediate past Governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, was being marked and once ascertained, would be placed on interim forfeiture. The commission also disclosed that 10...

We did not raid ex-gov. Ambode’s residence-EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that its operatives did not raid former governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode’s residence. The news of the raiding of the ex-governors home by the EFCC went viral in the social media in a swift reaction by...