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Cubana Chief Priest arrives court for arraignment

A businessman and socialite, Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, has arrived at the Federal High Court, Lagos, for his arraignment for allegedly abusing the naira. Cubana Chief Priest, who is already inside the dock, is being arraigned before Justice Kehinde Ogundare on three counts bordering on abuse of naira for allegedly spraying […]

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COVID-19 funds, recovered Abacha loot re-looted by govt officials – EFCC | The Guardian Nigeria News

From the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) came a revelation that an investigation has uncovered how suspended officials of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development relooted Abacha recovered loot. EFCC in a statement by its Spokesperson Dele Oyewale also revealed that discreet investigations also opened other fraudulent dealings involving COVID-19 […]

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JUST IN: Lagos Court Jails Bobrisky Six Months for Naira Abuse

On Friday, April 12, 2024, Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, sentenced Idris Okuneye, also known as Bobrisky, to six months in prison for mutilating Naira notes. He was arraigned on Friday, April 5, 2024, on a four-count charge of mutilating Naira notes worth N490, 000, 00. Count one […]

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EFCC planning to rehabilitate convicted ‘Yahoo Boys’

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ola Olukoyede, has revealed that the anti-graft agency has plans to rehabilitate convicted internet fraudsters with lesser sentences. According to a statement by the commission on Friday, Olukoyede spoke on Thursday when a delegation of the National Association of University Students led by its President, Obadi Marshal, […]

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Lawyer urges EFCC to probe Buhari's cabinet members

Lawyer urges EFCC to probe Buhari’s cabinet members

Human rights lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe all cabinet members and appointees who served during the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari, the immediate past president, served a two-term of eight years from 2015 to 2023. In a statement on Friday, Olajengbesi, who is the Managing Partner […]

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EFCC

EFCC arrests four brothers, 30 others for Internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has announced the arrest of four brothers, alongside 30 others for alleged involvement in internet fraud. The EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dele Oyewale, made this known in a statement on Monday, where he disclosed that the suspects were nabbed by operatives of the commission in Enugu State. […]

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EFCC demands ex-director’s death certificate

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday demanded to see the death certificate of a former Director of Legal, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Grace Taiga. Taiga’s lawyer, Daniel Alumun, had on November 4, 2023, informed the Federal Capital Territory High Court that his client had died. Taiga is standing trial before Justice Olukayode Adeniyi […]

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EFCC

EFCC quizzes Zenith, Providus, Jaiz banks CEOs

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is currently interrogating Chief Executive Officers and Managing Directors of Zenith Bank, Providus Bank, and Jaiz Bank in connection with the over N44 billion fraud allegedly uncovered in the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. Our correspondent gathered that the senior back executives are currently being quizzed by […]

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NDLEA, NOA laud EFCC’s anti-corruption fight

NDLEA, NOA laud EFCC’s anti-corruption fight

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and the National Orientation Agency have commended the efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in combating corruption, and economic and financial crimes in the country. The Akwa Ibom State Director of the NOA, Mr. Mkpoutom Mkpoutom, gave the commendation during a recent courtesy visit to the state […]

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