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Man declared wanted for withdrawing N45m mistakenly credited to his account

 The man pictured above is declared wanted by the EFCC for withdrawing N45m mitakenly credited to his account.According to EFCC press statement, The public is hereby notified that Jerry Ogbonna Obike Phillip, whose photograph appears below, is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a case of stealing. Phillip allegedly withdrew the sum of N45, 000,000.00 (Forty Five million naira) which was mistakenly credited into his account ... Read More »

Buhari rules out second term for Lamorde as his tenure draws near

President Muhammadu Buhari may have ruled out a second term for the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, Former President Goodluck Jonathan had on November 23, 2011 named Lamorde the commission’s acting chairman, after sacking Mrs. Farida Waziri as the chairman. His appointment was later confirmed by the Senate on February 15, 2012. The EFCC boss will complete his four-year term next month. A top ... Read More »

£13-billion Stolen By Alison-Madueke Alone

Mackenzie said this was the reason Alison-Madueke was arrested in London by the United Kingdom National Crime Agency A columnist with the Sun of London, Kelvin Mackenzie, has alleged that Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Deziani Alison-Madueke, stole £13 billion from the coffers of the country. Mackenzie said this was the reason Alison-Madueke was arrested in London by the United Kingdom National Crime Agency. He wrote in the column ... Read More »

UK investigators in Nigeria, join EFCC to probe Diezani •Ex-minister’s probe began in 2013 –Britain

The British National Crime Agency has dispatched a team of detectives to Nigeria who are now working with the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s former Petroleum Minister, during the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Findings by SUNDAY PUNCH revealed that the team of investigators from the UK Police was drawn from the Seizures Organised Crimes Agency. A top operative of the EFCC, ... Read More »

Video: How EFCC Raided Diezani Alison-Madueke’s Home In Abuja…

There are 3 buses and multiple police cars outside the former ministers house. After the cut is a footage shot by The Osasu Show.. Click to view video. Please follow and like us: Read More »

Alison-Madueke Arrested, Released on Bail By British Police

Questioned with 4 others over ‘bribery and corruption’ allegations      EFCC raids her Abuja home Yemi Adebowale The United Kingdom National Crime Agency (NCA) yesterday arrested former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke in London, United Kingdom over allegations of bribery and corruption allegedly perpetrated during her tenure as minister. Alison-Madueke who has been away in London receiving treatment for breast cancer since her tenure as petroleum minister ended on May 29 ... Read More »

EFCC Arrests Nigeria Ex-Governor And His Two Sons

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has rearrested a former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, and his two sons  Aminu and Mustapha over fraud running into billions of naira. The ex governor and his sons are said to have been moved to Kano for arraignment in court either Wednesday or Thursday. The spokesperson for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the arrest of the former governor. In November 2013,Mr. Lamido’s sons ... Read More »

EFCC Recovers Over N5 Billion In Oil Subsidy Fraud

EFCC has said on Monday that it has recovered over N5 billion from investigations in the oil subsidy fraud, disclosing that more than 40 suspects involved in the fraud are currently facing prosecution.  Ibrahim Lamorde, chairman of EFCC revealed these in an address presented on his behalf by the Commission’s Deputy Director, Public Affairs, Mr. Osita Nwajah, at a workshop on effective reporting of financial crimes in Enugu.  Lamorde also ... Read More »

EFCC recovers $11billion stolen funds in 11 years

Since the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC came into existence in 2003, a total of 11 billion dollars has been recovered. This was disclosed by the Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC,  Mr. Wilson Uwujaren yesterday. He also said that the commission handled many cases involving advanced fee fraud (419), money laundering, contract scam, internet fraud and has recorded over 100 convictions. The EFCC Spokesman made the ... Read More »

Judge Acquits Adeyemi Ikuforiji Of N600m Money Laundering Charges

Justice Ibrahim Bubaof the Federal High Court, Lagos, has discharged and acquitted Adeyemi Ikuforiji, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, from money laundering charges. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC had accused Mr. Ikuforiji and Oyebode Atoyebi, his aide, of laundering about N600 million and were charged to court. The judge described the trial as “anachronistic” and should not have been allowed to continue. “This proceeding ... Read More »

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