The Economic and Financial Crimes commission, EFCC, has launched an application designed to simplify the process of reporting economic and financial crimes in the country. The Executive Chairman of the Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, speaking during the launch earlier today, said the application, named Eagle Eye, is the first of its...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has re-arraigned a former governor of Kaduna State, Muktar Ramalan Yero before Justice M.G Umar of the Federal High Court, Kaduna on an eight count amended charge of money laundering. Yero is being prosecuted by the EFCC alongside Nuhu Somo Wya (a former...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has presented additional evidence in the ongoing trial of former Director-General, DG, of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, for an alleged N8.5billion fraud. The trial of the ex-DG, Patrick Akpobolokemi, alongside three others, before Justice Ayokunle Faaji of the Federal...
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has pledged the Commission's continued support for the African Union Development Agency- New Partnership for Africa’s Development, AUDA-NEPAD. Bawa made the pledge today, 8 July, while engaging with visiting members of the Country Review Mission on the validation...
A student of the University of Ilorin has been sentenced to three years imprisonment, having been convicted of Offences bordering on internet scam. Giwa Nurudeen, aged twenty-five, and a final year student of the University, was sentenced today by Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court sitting in...
Following the gruesome murder of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Equipment Development Initiative, SEDI, Prof. Simon Ndubuisi, yesterday by unknown gunmen in Enugu, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, has expressed outrage and shock. Speaking to journalists, earlier today on the incident, the President-General of the...
No fewer than 28 suspected cultists have been arrested by operatives of the Delta State Police Command. The suspects were arrested on Saturday, 3 July while undergoing an initiation ceremony in a forest in Ogume community, Ukwuani Local Government Area of the State. Spokesman of the State Police Command, DSP Edafe...
Two staff of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Mainasara Malami and Emmanuel Salihu have been convicted and sentenced to seven years imprisonment without an option of fine for conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of Two Million Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has called on Non-governmental Organisations, NGOs, and Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, in the country to register with the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering, SCUML, noting that they are inherently susceptible to being used by money launderers. Ahmed Ghali, the Commission's Lagos Zonal...
The Maiduguri Zonal Office the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had secured the conviction and sentencing of one Fugu Bukar to six months imprisonment on a one count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust, to the tune of N500, 000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira). According to the charge...