AGF In Trouble As Reps Queries Him Over ₦19b Withdrawn EFCC Account

House of representatives committee has queried Ahmed Idris, accountant-general of the federation (AGF), over an alleged illegal withdrawal of N19 billion from the recovery account of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The ad hoc committee investigating recovered loot had, on Tuesday, given the accountant-general 48 hours to account for €5 million recovered funds […]

EFCC’s Plea To Freeze SAN’s Account Thrown Out By Court

Lagos division of the court of appeal has dismissed a case filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking to freeze the account of Mike Ozekhome, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN). The EFCC had, in February 2016, obtained an ex parte order of forfeiture freezing Ozekhome’s Guaranty Trust Bank account. Although the […]

Owner Of Glass House Club, 15 Others Napped By EFCC Over Yahoo Yahoo

A club owner, Mr Emeke Williams Kingsley and fourteen other suspects, have been arrested by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Lagos, for Internet fraud. Kingsley is the owner of Glass House, a club in the Abule Egba area of the state. He was arrested alongside Adesoye Hussain Kehinde, Seun Joseph Adefala, Adebayo Gbadebo, […]

Former Kwara state Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed released after two nights in EFCC custody

Former Governor of Kwara state, Abdulfatah Ahmed has been released after spending two nights in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody. Ahmed who was grilled over alleged diversion of N9billion from the coffers of Kwara State government during his tenure as governor of the state between 2011 and 2019, was detained by the operatives of the […]

EFCC: 20 Arrested For Internet Fraud

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a 23-year-old movie producer, Emmanuel Eneji, and 19 others for alleged internet fraud. EFCC stated that the arrest followed actionable intelligence earlier received on the alleged criminal activities of the suspected lnternet fraudsters. The latest development was made known via a statement signed […]

IGP Withdraws All Senior Officers Attached To EFCC

Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered the withdrawal of senior police officers from the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police and above attached to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. In a letter dated April 15, 2021, addressed to the EFCC Chairman and signed by the Principal Staff Officer to the IG, Idowu […]

Okorocha’s Aide Speaks On EFCC, Defends Boss

Chief Rochas Okorocha’s Aide, Me Sam Onwuemeodo has said since the anti-graft agency was doing its job, his boss would cooperate with the officials. Okorocha was arrested by the EFCC operatives at about 4:10pm on Tuesday at his Unity House office located at Garki, Abuja. Mr Onwuemeodo said: “although an EFCC official confirmed Okorocha’s arrest, […]

Mother And Son Arrested For N50 Million Fraud

A 28-year-old man, Ibeh Theophilus Uche and his mother have been arrested by the EFCC for their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud to the tune of about N50million. The young man was arrested recently in his room in Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, following credible intelligence reports about his alleged criminal activities. During […]

We Will End Financial Crimes In Nigeria – EFCC Chairman Pledge

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that beginning from June 1, it will be demanding the assets declaration form of all bankers across the country. The chairman of the antigraft agency, Abdulrasheed Bawa, disclosed this while speaking to state house correspondents in Abuja today March 16 after a meeting with President Buhari. He […]

Abuja Raid: 13 Yahoo Boys Arrested

A syndicate of 13 cybercrime suspects were on Thursday March 11, arrested by operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Gistongist gathered  that Five of the suspects were picked up at an N8m a year apartment in Gilmore Estate, Jahi, while the other eight were arrested at Katampe Extension, all in […]