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EFCC urges Staffs’ to beware of fake news

Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged staff of the Commission to be wary of fake news, and not fall into trap of being conveyors of fake news. Magu made the charge through Chidimma Amanambu, Head, EFCC’s Media Academy, on February 4, 2019 at a sensitization workshop organised […]

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EFCC visits Dubai to repatriate illicit funds

The Federal Government is not leaving any stone unturned in its effort to trace and repatriate illicit funds that might had been looted and stashed away in far away in Dubai, United Arab Emirate by influential but fraudulent politicians and top government officials. Top government officials fear that such stolen fund might find its way […]

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$217 billion taken out of Nigeria illegally in 38 years – EFCC

Nigeria has recorded illicit financial outflows of $217.7 billion in 38 years, specifically between 1970 and 2008, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, said in Abuja on Wednesday. The commission stated that the various investigations, arrests, prosecution and assets recoveries over the years had confirmed that the level of corruption in Nigeria had been truly […]

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2019 Election: We’ll not tolerate vote-buying, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will not tolerate vote buying by Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) during the forthcoming general elections. Acting Head, Media and Publicity of the commission, Mr Tony Orilade, said this at an event tagged: “Say No To Vote-Buying” in Abuja, on Monday. Orilade said it was becoming a […]

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EFCC files fresh criminal charges against Alison-Madueke, Omokore

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has instituted a fresh criminal charge against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Apo. The ex-minister, who has remained in the United Kingdom since she vacated office in 2015, is facing a five-count charge the anti-graft […]

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EFCC arrests 2 persons with $2.8m cash in suitcases

Two persons have been intercepted carrying $2.8million cash at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The men were arrested by the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Enugu Zone. The suspects, identified as Ighoh Augustine and Ezekwe Emmanuel, claimed to be workers of Bankers Warehouse. The EFCC said the two men concealed the cash […]

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₦1.4bn fraud: NBA President, Paul Usoro arraigned, gets ₦250 mln bail

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, arraigned President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr Paul Usoro, SAN, before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on a 10-count-charge of alleged N1.4 billion fraud. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was arraigned before Justice Sule Hassan. Also named in the charge is Governor […]

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Vote-buying: INEC collaborates EFCC, ICPC ahead of 2019 election

Disturbed by the incidents of vote-buying that tainted recent elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared its readiness to collaborate with the security agencies to stop the emerging trend. Speaking in an interactive session with the commission’s youth ambassadors and celebrities in Lagos, on Saturday night, the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, said […]

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Fire Service successfully quench fire in EFCC office

Men of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, Wuse Zonal office today, Monday, 19th November, 2018 successfully subdued inferno that almost razed down the Wuse 2 Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The fire fighters led by the Sector Commander, Melone Onyekachi, arrived the Wuse 2 office of the Commission when the […]

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Magu caution BDC operators against aiding corrupt politicians

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr Ibrahim Magu has cautioned Bureau de Change (BDC) operators in the country against aiding corrupt practices of some politicians. Magu made this known at a meeting with the Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) in Abuja on Thursday. In a statement by […]

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Again, EFCC arraigns former Chief of Air Staff, Amosu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday re-arraigned a former Chief of Air Staff, retired Air Marshall Adesola Amosu, before a Federal High Court in Lagos, over alleged N21.4 billion fraud. Amosu was re-arraigned alongside AVM Jacob Adigun and Air Commodore Olugbenga Gbadebo, on a 13-count charge. The trio was first arraigned in […]

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EFCC confiscates ₦211 million gold at Lagos Airport

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday confiscated gold worth ₦211 million at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. This came on a day an Abuja Federal High Court presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu ordered the interim forfeiture to the Federal Government of the sum of ₦397.6 million suspected to be […]

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