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EFCC Arrests Benue Vigilante Commandant Over Alleged N449.5m Fraud

(AFRICAN EXAMINER)-  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Mr George Mbessey, the Commandant, Benue State Vigilante Group (BSVG), following a petition over alleged conspiracy, abuse of office and diversion of N449.5 million public funds. The EFCC Makurdi Zonal Office Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Dele Oyewale said in a statement made […]

Alleged N544m Contract Fraud: Judge Scolds EFCC’s Counsel In Court

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Justice Jude Okeke of an FCT High Court on Thursday urged the EFCC to put its house in order in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. The EFCC charged Lawal alongside six others with alleged N544.1 million contract fraud. Also charged are the former SGF, his brother, […]

Orji Kalu Speaks on Supreme Court’s Judgement Quashing His Conviction

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu says events in the past five months have given him an added perspective on matters of justice and injustice in Nigeria. Uzor Kalu said this in a statement he issued on Friday in Abuja following the Supreme Court nullification of the lower court’s judgment that convicted and sentenced […]

EFCC Arraigns Saraki’s Cousin Over Alleged N220m Contract Scam

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The EFCC on Thursday arraigned one Ope Saraki, cousin to the former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki  before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, for alleged contract scam. The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), arraigned Ope on a two-count charge bordering on employment scam, put […]

EFCC Nabs 12 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Imo

From   Ignatius Okpara, Owerri (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has apprehended 12 suspected internet fraudsters in Ishuizo, Egbu in Owerri, Imo State, South- East Nigeria. According to the Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the suspects are, Samuel Chimaobi, Alex Udodiri, Ejike Chikamso, Nwanchukwu Michael and Obialor Samson. The organization’s Acting […]

Olisa Metuh Gets 7 Years Imprisonment Over N400m Fraud

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court on Tuesday in Abuja has convicted Olisa Metuh to seven years imprisonment with a fine of three hundred and seventy five million naira to the Federal Government. Metuh is being prosecuted by the EFCC, alongside his company, Destra Investment, on a seven-count charge of […]

Oil Theft: Navy Hands Over Nine Foreigners to EFCC For Prosecution

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigerian Navy has handed over seven Sri-Lankans and two Ghanaians, who were among the 66 suspected crude oil thieves apprehended in December 2019 by naval operatives attached to the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS, BEECROFT in Lagos to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, for prosecution. According to a […]

OPINION: Anti-Graft War, Loot Recovery And Economic Development

By Jide Ayobolu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Island of Jersey and the United States to repatriate looted assets. To this end, the federal cabinet yesterday asked the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to sign tripartite assets sharing agreement […]

OPINION: Extraditing High Profile Looters, By Jide Ayobolu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – No fewer than 18 high-profile looters in different parts of the world will be extradited soon, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has said. He told reporters in Ilorin, yesterday that: “The request of President Muhammadu Buhari in London for the extradition of alleged looters […]

$1.2bn Malabu Oil Scam: Confusion From EFCC Stalls Adoke’s Arraignment

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The arraignment of former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke was on Wednesday, stalled at the FCT High Court in Gwagwalada over confusion from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) the prosecuting agency. The EFCC counsel Bala Sanga told the court that he did not know why he was in court. “My […]

EFCC Nabs 6 in Kwara Over Internet Fraud

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office has arrested six persons in connection for alleged involvement in the offence bordering on internet and other fraud related offences. The EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said this in a statement in Ilorin on Friday. The suspects according to […]

EFCC Says Sen. Shenu Sani Has Case to Answer

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says Sen. Shehu Sani, who is being detained by the commission for alleged extortion, has a case to answer. The commission made this known on Friday in a statement by its acting spokesman, Mr Tony Orilade, which debunked insinuations that that the anti-craft agency was […]

EFCC Hands Over Forfeited Property to NDE

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 handed over a property, forfeited to the Federal Government to the National Directorate of Employment, NDE, which will serve as its headquarters. The property, located on Plot 1076 Cadastral Zone, Sector B 18, Gudu District, Abuja appeared in a case […]

EFCC Arrests Senator Shehu Sani Over Alleged Extortion

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, over alleged extortion and name-dropping. The vocal ex-lawmaker was arrested in Abuja Tuesday, for allegedly using the name of the acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, to extort various sums of money […]

Judge Withdraws From Sowore’s Case Over Sahara Reporter’s Publication

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja has withdrawn from the fundamental rights enforcement suit instituted by the #RevolutionNow protests convener, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Sowore is seeking an order for his release from the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS). There have not been fresh charges instituted against Sowore since […]

Malabu Oil Fraud: Ex-AGF, Adoke Arrested On Arrival At Abuja Airport

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke (SAN), has been arrested in Abuja. Reports said the former AGF’s lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) hinted in a short message hinted that his client was arrested Thursday moments after the aircraft which he boarded from Dubai, the […]

Trending: Convicted Senator Orji Kalu Begs Court for Bail

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, who was on December 5 convicted over N7.1bn fraud and sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment, has begged the court to grant him bail from the Ikoyi Custodial Centre pending determination of his appeal. Kalu said in an application Tuesday that he was faced with serious […]

Dollar Video: Court Dismisses Suit Demanding Gov. Ganduje’s Probe

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has dismissed a lawsuit asking the court to mandate the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for allegedly receiving kickback from a contractor. The Presiding Judge Monday in his ruling held that the suit which was filed by […]

EFCC Arrests 16-year-old, 28 Others for Internet Fraud in Imo

9AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, December 13, 2019, arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters, better known as Yahoo Yahoo Boys in three different locations in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The haul included a 16-year-old undergraduate. The suspects, who are believed to have used different pseudo names to defraud […]

Opeans Safety Training Centre Dismisses EFCC’s Sealing Report

From  Ignatius  Okpara (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Contrary to recent reports in some section of the media that Opeans Safety Training Centre at Opete near Warri, Delta state, has  been sealed up by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, management of the company yesterday debunked the reports, saying it was the handiwork of a fellow competitor […]

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