Withdraw proposed executive bill to amend EFCC Act now ― SERAP tells Buhari

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the proposed executive bill to amend the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Act. SERAP said the bill if passed and signed into law would severely undermine the commission’s independence, and render it a ‘toothless bulldog or toothless tiger’.”…

Recovered Loots: EFCC, ICPC agree to transfer records to central database

Malami launches Central Criminal Justice Information System As UK calls for transparency, efficient management of recovered assets EFCC By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja Heads of anti-corruption agencies in the country, on Thursday, agreed to transfer all their assets recovery records to a new central database that is domiciled at the Federal Ministry of Justice. They…

EFCC re-arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram,’ others for fresh N97.4m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri zonal office, on Monday, September 14, 2020 re-arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil, a.k.a “Mama Boko Haram” before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on three fresh separate offences of fraud to the tune of N97,400,000.00 (Ninety-Seven Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira) only. Each of…

EFCC arrests two lecturers for internet fraud in Kwara, herbalist ‘on the run’

EFCC By Demola Akinyemi – Ilorin Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), Ilorin zonal office, have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa; Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola and twenty-eight others over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud. This is contained in a…

Disturbing surge in internet fraud as EFCC battles unending menace

In the last six months, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has intensified onslaught against internet fraudsters popularly called ‘Yahoo boys’ who invade the internet space to defraud unsuspecting members of the public. Their activities range from love scams, interception of business transactions for fraud, hacking into public and private bank account details and…

Adoke: Court cautions EFCC to limit requests for adjournment

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission The Federal High Court, Abuja has warned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against several requests for adjournment in the ongoing money laundering charge against former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke. Adoke is being prosecuted alongside Aliyu Abubakar, a businessman. Justice Inyang Ekwo warned the anti-graft agency at…

Alleged $2.2m money laundering: Adoke’s repayment transaction wasn’t fraudulent, EFCC witness tells court

The trial of a former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, over alleged money laundering to the sum of $2.2 million took a dramatic turn Monday when a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Rislanudeen Mohammed, put a hole in the argument of the anti-corruption…

EFCC arrests banker for alleged ₦80m Fraud

The Kano Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), has arraigned one Kolapo Oduwole before Justice Musa Danladi of the Katsina State High Court on a six-count charge of forgery and fraud in the sum of N80,000,000( Eighty Million Naira only). READ ALSO:Mama BoKo Haram, 2 others re-arraigned by EFCC over… Daily Times…

Invite Malami to provide evidence against me, Magu tells Salami panel

Suspended chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has written another letter to the Ayo Salami-led investigative panel, demanding the Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami to appear before the panel and provide evidence regarding his allegations. In a letter dated September 4 and addressed to the committee chairman, Magu’s lawyer said…