Posts Tagged ‘Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).’

NCS Pledges More Support For EFCC

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 27, 2020
The Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS, has assured full support towards the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), in the fight against economic and financial crimes and corruption. The Comptroller of Nigerian Correctional Service, Lagos State, Sam Iyakoregha, gave this assurance on Friday during a working visit by the Lagos Zonal Head of the EFCC,  Mohammed Rabo […]

EFCC: Illegal Indian Oil Dealer Arraigned Before Lagos High Court

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 24, 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) Lagos Zonal office on Tuesday, arraigned Rahul Pathania, an Indian, and a vessel, M.V. Bount, before Justice Rilwan M. Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos. According to a social media statement by the financial crimes agency, Pathania and the vessel were indicted on a three-count […]

EFCC Re-arrests Former Civil Service Assistant Director For N32.8bn Pension Fraud

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 23, 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) have re-arrested a former Assistant Director in the Federal Civil Service, John Yakubu Yusuf who has been on the run since 2018 after the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, sentenced him to six years imprisonment and a fine of N22.9billion, for conniving with five other suspects to  steal N32.8billion Police Pension […]

EFCC: Magu Calls For Country- Wide Collaboration Against Corruption

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 20, 2020
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Thursday urged public collaboration and participation in the fight against corruption, economic and financial crimes in the country. According to the EFCC’s official Twitter account, Magu emphasized the plea during a live radio phone-in programme on Rima FM 97.1 Sokoto, entitled: “Gyara Kayanka.” […]

EFCC Unmasks Additional 400 Ghost Workers In Kwara

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 20, 2020
“The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, June 19, 2020 uncovered 400 fresh ghost workers in Kwara state”. – EFCC Statement The EFCC, Nigeria’s body on financial crimes announced that huge amounts of money recorded for the funding of non-existent workers was instead being diverted for private means. At the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Commission, N31,000,000 (Thirty One Million Naira ), meant for the payment of salaries of the ghost workers, […]

EFCC Releases Atiku’s Son-in-law, Arrests Former Presidential Aspirant, Turaki

by Breaking Timeson March 5, 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Babalele Abdullahi, son in-law to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just-concluded presidential election, Atiku Abubakar. Babalele was arrested last Saturday by operatives of the anti-graft agency after a search conducted at both his office and home in Abuja. The arrest […]