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EFCC releases former Speaker Patricia Etteh

EFCC Releases Former Speaker Patricia Etteh

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mrs Patricia Etteh has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after being arrested over an allegation of fraud.   Etteh who was elected Speaker in 2007 but resigned…

EFCC arrests Accountant-General for alleged N80b fraud

EFCC Arrests Accountant-General Idris Ahmed For Alleged Q80b Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Accountant-General of the Federation Ahmed Idris for alleged N80 billion fraud.   Confirming this development, the spokesperson of the antigraft agency, Wilson Uwujaren, said Idris was arrested after failing…

Former EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu promoted to AIG before retirement

Former EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu Promoted To AIG Before Retirement

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has promoted Ibrahim Magu, former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).   PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani announced Magu’s elevation to the level of Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) on Monday…

EFCC explains why Obiano was arrested
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EFCC Explains Why Obiano Was Arrested

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has explained why it arrested the immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano.   Recall that hours after Obiano’s wife, Ebelechukwu was spotted at the airport, news of the former Anambra Governor’s arrest…

N1.3bn fraud: EFCC confirms release of VON DG

N1.3bn Fraud: EFCC Confirms Release of VON DG

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that Osita Okechukwu, Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) has been released after being detained over fraud allegations.   The VON DG who was questioned for allegedly embezzling N1.3 billion, arrived at EFCC headquarters…

EFCC charges Okorocha with N2.9 billion fraud

EFCC Charges Okorocha With N2.9 Billion Fraud

Former governor of Imo State and senator representing Imo west senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha has been charged with N2.9 billion fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.   He is accused of conspiring with others, including an APC politician…

EFCC re-arrests Mompha for ?money laundering?

EFCC Re-Arrests Mompha For ‘Money Laundering’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Lagos state command, have re-arrested Dubai-based businessman, Ismailia Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, for  allegedly laundering funds obtained through unlawful activities and retention of alleged proceeds of crime.   Mompha, who was…

EFCC recovers N152bn, $386m in 2021

EFCC Recovers N152bn, $386m in 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in continuation of the review of its operational activities for 2021, said it recovered the aggregate sum of N152,088,698,751.64 (One Hundred and Fifty-two Billion, Eighty-eight Million, Six Hundred and Ninety-eight Thousand, Seven…

EFCC arrests 60 at yahoo boys? awards night
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EFCC Arrests 60 At Yahoo Boys’ Awards Night

Operatives of the Lagos Command of the EFCC have arrested 60 suspected internet fraudsters during an awards ceremony at the Conference Hotel in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Investigations by the EFCC revealed that the event tagged “Peer Youths Awards”, was organized…