Posts Tagged ‘EFCC’

“A New Department Can Be Created In EFCC” — Nigerians React As FG Approves Establishment Of New Anti-Corruption Agency

by Seun Adeuyion September 17, 2020
Nigerians on Social Media (Twitter) have reacted, following the approval of the establishment of a new anti-corruption agency by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), which will be saddled with proper coordination of all recovered looted assets. Yesterday, Abubakar Malami, Justice Minster while briefing newsmen after FEC meeting explained that assets recovered have been in the […]

Lawyer, EFCC Engage In Debate Over Parade Of Suspects Before Conviction

by Seun Adeuyion September 15, 2020
Tope Akinyode, a Nigerian rights lawyer, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have engaged in a debate over how the anti-graft agency parades members of the public arrested on suspicion of financial impropriety.  It all started when a Twitter user, @mrseunlawal charged EFCC to stop parading suspects.  In response, EFCC said it only […]

Internet Fraud: EFCC Arrests Soldier, 26 Others In Lagos [PHOTOS]

by Seun Adeuyion August 18, 2020
Lagos State Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested Lance Corporal Ajayi Kayode, a serving military personnel, and 26 others over alleged internet fraud in Lekki, Lagos. Kayode, with service number NAF18/34732, was arrested in his military attire during an early morning raid at 6B, Fatai Idowu Arobike, Lekki Phase […]

ICYMI: EFCC Re-arraigns Former Attorney General Of Federation; Amends Charges Against Him

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 8, 2020
The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has recently re-arraigned former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mohamed Bello Adoke and Aliyu Abubakar before Justice I.E. Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on a 14-count amended charge of money laundering to the tune of over Six […]

EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture Of N827.7m From Two Contractors Of The NDDC

by Seun Adeuyion August 4, 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the final forfeiture of N827, 679,098.32 (Eight Hundred and Twenty-Seven Million, Six Hundred and Seventy-Nine Thousand, Ninety-Eight Naira, Thirty-Two Kobo) from two contractors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The contractors are Flank Power Resources Limited and GMFD Ventures Limited. Matthew Edevbie is the CEO […]

EFCC: Two Pastors Bag 26-Year Sentence For Stealing

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 28, 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday revealed that Justice F. N. Azinge of the Delta State High Court sitting in Otor-Udu has convicted and sentenced the duo of Pastor Glory Okeoghene Aberefa and Reverend Vincent Okpogo to 16 and 10 years imprisonment respectively. EFCC, in a press statement, said the convicts, alongside […]