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Investigate alleged looting in NPA under Bala Usman, Reps tell EFCC

Written by on 10 May 2021

The minority caucus in the House of Representatives has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately investigate the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala-Usman, over alleged looting of revenue under her management. The caucus, in a statement issued on Monday by the Minority Leader of the House, Ndudi Elumelu, […]

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Human organs’ trafficker arrested by EFCC in Port Hacourt

Written by on 6 May 2021

Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested the leader of a syndicate selling and buying human organs for trafficking to foreigners. The syndicate leader: Ukaeje John Emeka( alias Dr. Phil Mark, Dr. Donald Phillip, Dr. Wesley David), was arrested on April 16, 2021 at Rumukparali, Ozuoba, […]

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IGP orders withdrawal of senior police officers attached to EFCC

Written by on 21 April 2021

The 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. He hinged the decision on the operational requirements of the force. In a letter dated April 15, 2021, addressed to the EFCC […]

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Ex-Imo Governor Okorocha remains in EFCC custody

Written by on 15 April 2021

Senator Rochas Okorocha remained with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday, 24 hours after he was arrested. The ex-Imo State governor, the first high profile person to be arrested since the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC chair, is facing questioning for various petitions, including a N7.9 billion alleged fraud. As at 5pm […]

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EFCC Invites Rochas Okorocha For Questioning

Written by on 14 April 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has invited the former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha for questioning. Although the details of the invitation were yet unknown, Mr. Okorocha, a serving Senator, was still with the EFCC as of Tuesday evening, sources said. Okorocha had reportedly refused to honour previous invitations from the anti-graft commission. […]

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EFCC Ilorin gets new Zonal Head

Written by on 2 April 2021

Chief Detective Superintendent Usman Muktar has assumed duty as the new Zonal Head, Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Mr Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC Media Head, said this in a Statement he issued to newsmen in Ilorin. According to him, Mukhar took over from Chief Detective Superintendent Oseni Kazeem, who is deployed […]

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8 Convicted In Abeokuta Over Fraudulent Impersonation

Written by on 26 March 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibadan zonal office secured eight convictions on Thursday, March 25, 2021, before Justice Mohammed Abubakar of Federal High Court, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The convicts are: Olayiwola Olamilekan Adewole, Raji Wasiu Olalekan, Uthman Dolapo Muhammed, Usman Toheeb Olawale, Oyesoji Tosin Isaac, Okegbenro Idris Olalekan, Oluwole Olusukanmi Yinka and Akinlolu […]

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Nigerians are watching, we can’t afford to fail, Bawa charges officials

Written by on 22 March 2021

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has charged operatives of Nigeria’s focal anti-corruption agency to be disciplined, and discharge their duties with utmost professionalism. Bawa gave the charge on Monday during an operational visit to the Sokoto Zonal Office of the commission. In a statement by the EFCC titled, ‘Anti-graft War: […]

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EFCC Arrests 18 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Ogun

Written by on 20 March 2021

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested 18 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ogun State. The suspects are: Ibrahim Oreniyi Atolani, Tijani Faruk Ayobami, Yisa Ademola Ibrahim, Olukoya Aliu Temidayo, Sulaimon Sharafdeen Adebayo, Adebayo Abiodun Mustapha, Lateef Aremo Shina, Ali Mukit Olamilekan and Tajudeen Taiwo Hassan. Others are: Aina […]

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