Posts Tagged ‘Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’

EFFC: Court Jails Six “Yahoo Boys” Over Internet Fraud

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 30, 2020
The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, secured the conviction of six internet fraudsters. This information was revealed by the official EFFC Twitter account on Tuesday. According to the Financial crimes agency, the convicts– Josiah Olafuyi, Abdul-Salam Abubakar, Blessing Opeyemi Omoyajowo, Bolaji John Alegbe and Olawale Ayorinde Abdulaliyu– were […]

EFCC staff jailed for stealing exhibits

by Chuks Azotanion February 21, 2020
A former staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Hussaini Abubakar has been handed a one year jail sentence after being found guilty of stealing exhibits.  Abubakar was arraigned by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the EFCC on a three-count charge bordering on stealing. One of the charges against him reads;   “That you, […]

EFCC docks man for alleged multi-million naira fraud in Kaduna

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 27, 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Wednesday arraigned Alhaji Yusha’u Mohammed Kebbe over alleged conspiracy and criminal breach of trust involving multi-million sums of money. Kebbe was arraigned before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, Kaduna. The anti-graft spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. He further explained, […]

Court orders forfeiture of Kola Aluko’s $73m, N350m properties

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 22, 2019
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of three landed properties belonging to Kola Aluko, an ally of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission gave the value of the landed properties located in Abuja and Lagos as $73m and N350m. The EFCC gave […]

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EFCC Begins Probe Of $16 Billion Spent On Power Projects By Obasanjo

by Breaking Timeson May 26, 2018
Following representations made by some civil society groups, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has set machinery in motion to probe the controversy surrounding the $16 billion allegedly spent on power projects during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The anti-graft agency may invite two ex-ministers, former top officials of the defunct Power […]

Court Declares Chairman Of Innoson Motors, Innocent Chukwuma Wanted

by Breaking Timeson May 24, 2018
Chairman of Innoson Motors, Innocent Chukwuma, was on Thursday, May 24, 2018,c declared wanted by Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos for fraud. Innoson whose arraignment for fraud was stalled on five different occasions was again not physically present in court to take his plea in the charges filed against him […]