The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office on Thursday, arrested two siblings – Olanrewaju Olatunji (19) and Femi Olatunji (29) and thirteen others for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.The suspects were apprehended at Alafara area of Ibadan, Oyo State, following intelligence earlier received on their alleged illegal activities. The thirteen others, whose ages […]Read More EFCC Nabs Fwo Brothers, 13 Others For Innternet Fraud
Imam with journalists and EFCC head of publicity, Wilson Uwujaren in Port Harcourt on WednesdayThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has vowed to apprehend the @TheRealdayne, the promoter of a report in the social media, claiming its Port Harcourt holding facility is overcrowded and alleging mistreatment of detainees.Head of the Port Harcourt Zonal office, […]Read More Port Harcourt cell: EFCC declares Twitter blogger wanted
EFCC has reacted to the viral photos of what was alleged to be its detention facility in in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Twitter user @TheRealDayne shared the photos above online on Monday February 10th, claiming they were taken from the antigraft agency’s zonal office in Rivers state. Reacting via its verified twitter handle, EFCC denied the claim and shared a photo […]Read More EFCC disowns purported pictures of Port Harcourt detention facility
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced billions of naira to bank accounts allegedly linked to a former governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji. Daily Trust on Sunday gathered from a top EFCC source yesterday that the anti-graft agency began looking into alleged financial malfeasance by Orji after it received a petition from […]Read More EFCC Traces Bank Accounts To Ex- Abia gov.
Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High Court, Sokoto, has sentenced a fraudster, Bashar Umar Abdullahi (a.k.a Abdu Abdullahi and Bashir Abdullahi) to one year in jail without option of fine for stealing N15, 000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) from his victim via a fraudulent transfer at an ATM gallery. The convict specialized on scamming […]Read More Man who specializes in defrauding Nigerians at ATM points bag 1 year imprisonment (photo)
The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday arraigned five suspected visa fraudsters before Justice Olubukola Banjoko on a seven-count charge, bordering on false pretence and obtaining by tricks to the tune of N1.8 million.The defendants are: Ifeyinwa Mbamalu, Christian Akor, Grace Oluseun Akinwunmi, Samuel Chinedu Iwuagwu and Adebola […]Read More EFCC Releases List Of Five Suspects Over N1.8m Visa Fraud
Two Nigerian identified as Ajagu Okwuchuku, 40, and Chinomso Charles, 31, were arrested in Lilongwe, capital of Malawi on Friday January 24 after being found to be in possession of cocaine. Okwuchuku from Anambra State and Mr Charles from Enugu State were arrested based on information given out by residents of the neighborhood they lived in. Lingadzi Police Public Relations […]Read More Two Nigerians arrested in Malawi for allegedly being in possession of cocaine