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February, 2020

  • 27 February

    EFCC Arrests Blogger Over Fake ‘EFCC Cell’ Tweet

    A Port Harcourt-based blogger, Dikeocha Chukwuebuka, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for publishing a picture of a crowded open cell on his Twitter handle @TheRealDayne, claiming it is the Port Harcourt office of the EFCC. Read Also: Protesters Clash At APC Secretariat In Abuja Usman …

  • 27 February

    VIDEO: Coronavirus Caused By Corruption, Insists Magu

    Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has insisted that Coronavirus, the deadly SARS-like virus which has killed over 2,000 persons globally, is caused by corruption. Read Also: Lagos Ministry Of Health Investigates Suspected Case Of Coronavirus Magu reiterated his claim while hosting some members …

  • 26 February

    EFCC Arrests Former Kano Speaker For N1.5bn Fraud 

    Isyaku Ali Danja, former Kano House of Assembly Speaker, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano State office, for alleged abuse of office and misappropriation of funds. Read Also: Police Dismiss SARS Officer Involved In Remo Stars Player’s Death Danja got into trouble following a petition …

  • 26 February

    We’re Still Investigating Funding Of Jonathan’s Campaign – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says the commission is still investigating the funding for the 2015 presidential campaign of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Read Also: Petrol-laden Tanker Explodes On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway PUNCH reports that Shehu Shuaibu, an EFCC investigator, disclosed this on Tuesday during cross-examination in a money laundering …

  • 24 February

    How Ex-naval Director Forfeited N500m To FG

    Tahir Yusuf, a former Director of Navy Accounts, has permanently forfeited about N500 million to the Federal Government. Read Also: Sokoto Hisbah Records 606 Rape Cases In 2019 Yusuf, who was second-in-command to the Chief of Account and Budget, Naval Headquarters (NHQ), according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), held …

  • 21 February

    EFCC Arrests Kano Commissioner Over N76m Fraud

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested Mukhtar Ishaq, commissioner of special duties in Kano State, over alleged N76 million fraud. Read Also: Oluwo Of Iwo Rubbishes Suspension, Accuses Other Monarchs Of Jealousy The anti-graft agency said this in a statement on Friday. According to the statement, Ishaq was …

  • 21 February

    Former EFCC Employee Convicted For Theft

    Hussaini Abubakar, a former employee of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been convicted for theft. Read Also: How Gunmen Killed Two Policemen At Ondo Checkpoint Justice S.C Amadi of the Rivers State High Court, Port Harcourt, convicted and sentenced Abubakar to one year imprisonment with N150,000 option of …

  • 20 February

    EFCC Arrests Son Of Ex-Kogi Gov For Fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Muhammed Audu, son of a former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu, for alleged fraud. TheCable reports that the anti-graft revealed that the suspect used two of his companies, Mediterranean Hotels Limited and Mediterranean Sports, to divert funds he could not …

  • 19 February

    Put Your House In Order, Judge Tells EFCC In N1.3bn Fraud Case Against Lamido

    Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday advised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to put its house in order to tender evidence in the trial of Sule Lamido, a former Jigawa State Governor. Lamido was arraigned alongside two of his sons, Aminu and …

  • 19 February

    Court Orders EFCC To Release Dasuki’s Passport

    A High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to release the passport of Sambo Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser (NSA). Read Also: Women In North Mixing Maggi With Coke To ‘Get High’ – Man Hussein Baba-Yusuf, the judge, gave the order on …

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