President Buhari Sends Condolence Message To EFCC Secretary, Olukoyede

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sent a condolence message to the family of the Secretary to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ola Olukoyede, over the death of his mother Mrs Moroluke Marian Fakoyede. The President through his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said, “The President condoles with family members, friends and Mrs Fakoyede’s close associates over […]

EFCC Releases List Of 13 Yahoo Boys Arrested In Enugu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released a list containing the names of thirteen (13) suspects who were arrested through the intelligent effort of the Nigeria’s anti-graft agency. AN24 News reports that the suspects were arrested at their residence in Lomalinda Extension area of Maryland, Enugu state. Those names of the arrested suspects […]

EFCC Arrests Female Suspect On FBI List In Edo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said its collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of a female suspect cyber fraudster in Edo State. It said the female suspect (names withheld) worked in collaboration with foreign counterpart in dark web. Head of Benin Zonal Office who spoke on behalf […]

Buhari Directs EFCC, NIA To Investigate UK Court’s $9.6bn Judgment

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the National Intelligence Agency and the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to conduct a thorough investigation into the activities of the Process and Industrial Developments Limited which was recently asked by a United Kingdom court to seize $9.6bn in Nigerian assets. The development was […]

N9.9bn Fraud: No Cause For Alarm Over EFCC’s ‘Raid’ Says Ambode

Former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has urged his supporters to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no cause for alarm over the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) house search. Ambode, in a statement by his media aide, Mr. Habib Aruna, spoke on the backdrop of a search by the Economic and Financial Crimes […]

Power Project: SERAP Backs EFCC’s Probe Of Obasanjo Govt’s

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation […]

Nigeria’s Economy Can Not Grow Says Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has declared that Nigeria’s economy cannot grow due to corruption. Magu, while addressing 328 EFCC Detectives Superintendent cadet-trainees in Kaduna at the weekend, stressed that the menace of corruption was a big problem in the country. Represented by EFCC Training Academy Commandant, Professor […]

Maurice Iwu: EFCC Set To Arraign Former INEC Chairman In Court For Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Maurice Iwu. EFCC’s acting spokesperson, Tony Orilade, confirmed the planned arraignment in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. He, however, did not disclose when the former INEC chairman would appear in court. Mr Iwu […]

WAEC Result: Reno Omokri Condemns EFCC For Arresting Yahoo Boys Over Buhari

A former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has compared President Muhammadu Buhari to Yahoo Boys while reacting to the controversies surrounding his West African Examination Council certificate. Omokri condemned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for arresting Yahoo Boys who use fake details to extort their victims but overlooks Buhari, whom he […]

Osinbajo Gets Tough On AMCON Top 20 Debtors

The Vice President of the federal republic of Nigeria Professor Yemi Osinbajo has charged the newly set up four main antigraft agencies to go after top 20 debtors on the list of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). According to a statement released by Laolu Akande, the vice president’s spokesman, the federal government said […]

InterPol: Magu Expresses Concern Over UK’s Slow Action On Diezani

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has expressed sadness over the slow pace of action from the government of United Kingdom, (UK) on the corruption case, involving former Petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Diezani, who is in UK is being prosecuted by the UK government on issues of corruption, […]

Naira Marley Released From EFCC Custody, To Continue Trial October 22

Famous ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy’ crooner Naira Marley after getting sureties who signed his N2m bail bond has been released from prison custody. Africa News24 (AN24) recalls that Naira Marley was arrested and charged to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on 11 counts of cybercrime.. Naira Marley was on May 10, […]