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EFCC may prosecute firm, others over Paris Club refund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to prosecute the directors of Hedge Fund Securities allegedly used by the Delta State government to siphon billions of naira commission on the Paris Club refund.

Courts grants final forfeiture of plaza, houses traced to official accused of corruption

The Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday ordered the final forfeiture of six properties traced to Goddy Nnadi, a general manager of the Petroleum Equalisation Fund.
The Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, July 5, 2019 secured final forfeiture of 244 (Two Hundred and Forty Four) vehicles and petroleum products contained in each of the vehicles.

EFCC commences auction of forfeited vehicles

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, December 19, 2019 commenced processes involved in the auctioning of 244 vehicles forfeited to the federal government by illegal oil dealers.

Court jails two fake sureties in Port Harcourt

Justice H.I.O Oshomah of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced Williams Greatman (aka Fubara Duke) to six months imprisonment for forging a Certificate of Occupancy in order to stand as a surety for a suspect.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests ‘fraud kingpin’, 26 others in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected fraud kingpin and 26 other suspects in a hotel in Lagos.

Former Kwara councillor arrested for car theft

A former councillor in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State, Samuel Adeojo, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for car theft.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns ‘Ibrahim Magu’ in Port Harcourt

The Port Harcourt’s Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail senior officiials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for bribes to ‘kill’ spurious corruption investigations.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC denies dropping corruption charges against ex-oil minister, ex-bank chief, others

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, has denied dropping money laundering charges against a former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her co-accused.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC uncovers alleged N5 billion Kwara IGR diversion by ex-lawmakers, commissioner

The Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday disclosed that, it had uncovered the sum of N5 billion allegedly diverted by the 24 ex-lawmakers of the Kwara State House of Assembly, the immediate past Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Ademola Banu, and some companies through the State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) without following due process between 2015-2019 in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC hands over recovered vehicles to Federal University, Dutsin-ma

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Kaduna zonal office, has handed over four vehicles recovered from some management staff of the Federal University, Dutsin-ma, Katsina State, to the school authority.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests 11 ‘internet fraudsters’ in Rivers

Operatives of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, Port Harcourt Zonal Office have arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters in a residential apartment in Ozuoba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

EFCC: Why we arrested 16 Kwara council chairmen

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, have taken in 16 council chairmen in Kwara state for questioning over alleged theft of N100 million from N4billion loan they obtained to pay arrears of salary of teachers
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court dismisses N1 billion suit against EFCC

A Kwara State High Court judge, Justice Hammed Gegele, Friday, dismissed the N1b fundamental human rights suit filed by the former General Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Ilorin branch, Suleiman Abaya, against the EFCC and two others.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Syndicate accessing data of Nigerians abroad, duping their family at home busted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has cracked a syndicate that specialised in accessing personal data of Nigerians based overseas to defraud their friends and relations back home.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC cracks fraud syndicate, arrests four

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has cracked a syndicate that specialised in accessing personal data of Nigerians based overseas to defraud their friends and relations back home.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC recovers charms, fake currencies from ‘internet fraudsters’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office have recovered charms, smartphones, Laptop computers, and fake currencies from 10 suspected internet fraudsters.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests two brothers, eight other suspects in Ilorin over ‘internet fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal office has arrested two brothers and eight others over alleged internet fraud and other fraud related offences.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’

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Court sentences man to prison for stealing water tank

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
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Senator Kalu: NDDC yet to pay contractors that handled facilitated road projects in Abia

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