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EFCC denies freezing Father Mbaka’s accounts


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied reports that they froze the accounts of Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka.� � There were media reports yesterday that Fr Mbaka had claimed during his sermon on Wednesday March 25th that the EFCC had frozen his bank accounts and that he was ...

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Suspected Yahoo boys build hotel, houses with proceeds | Photos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested three suspected internet fraudsters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State – Okpekereke Timothy, Stanley Odjighere, and Teminor Karo. The trio are part of a syndicate arrested over allegations of conspiracy, internet scam and stealing from one of the new generation banks to ...

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EFCC Arraigns Two for $91,000 Internet Fraud | Photos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, September 26, 2014 arraigned Dandeson Ebosele Ibhonitie, 26, a.k.a Dandy James, Connor Mead and Barrister Louis Harpoch and Ohiwerei Charity, 31,� before Justice E. F. Ikponmwen of Edo State High Court, Benin-City on a 3- count charge bordering on conspiracy and ...

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EFCC arrests fishermen for fishing in unauthorized waters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday September 24th arraigned six fishermen�Adekunle Oshingbosi; Momodu Ibrahim; Idowu Tuesday; Togbosi Christian; Benjamin Eyinle; Anthony Medoho, �and their company, Oshine Resources Ventures Limited before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos for allegedly fishing in unauthorized waters. According to the EFCC, the ...

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Two Lagos Big Boys arrested by EFCC over $7.99 million Oil Scam | Photo


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday said it arrested two suspected fraudsters who allegedly defrauded a foreign investor of $7.99 million through a non-existent oil deal. Spokesman for the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, who gave the identities of the suspects as Victor Uwadiale and Captain Nnaji Everest, said they ...

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General Buhari puts disclaimer on alleged ‘son’ arrested by the EFCC

General Muhammadu Buhari has distanced himself from one �Mohammed Buhari” arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for scamming a woman, Mrs Florence Nwokocha, of N20 million in a ponzi scheme. �A statement issued by the General through Com Jasper Azuatalam, Chairman of the “Buhari Vanguard” stated that the ...

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EFCC arrests corrupt Abuja prisons accountant who gave Redeemed Church N60m ‘tithe’

� Economic and Financial Crimes Commission� has arrested a popular Abuja socialite who is also a top official of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Dr (Mrs) Imaobong Akon Esu-Nte.� Saharareporters report that the suspect, a Grade Level 14 Officer with the Federal Ministry of Finance seconded to the Nigerian Prison Service ...

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Man gets arrested for exposing bursary fraud in Delta state | Photos

    An ex-student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Mr. Ambrose Ezeanwani, who exposed a racket in the students’ bursary scheme in Delta state was handed over to men from the Delta State Government�yesterday afternoon after days of illegal detention in Lagos. Police officers in Sabo Station handed him ...

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Actress Laide Bakare’s new husband, Tunde Orilowo declared wanted by EFCC for fraud

Laide Bakare and Tunde Orilowo

Laide Bakare’s hubby, Muttairu Babatunde Orilowo, has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection with a case of criminal conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretences and stealing. In a notice to the public, the EFCC noted: The public is hereby notified that Alhaji Muttairu ...

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How female banker defrauded Emir of Kano

The princely amount of N46 million in the dormant bank account of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, was simply irresistible for the young female banker.So the suspect, Amina Magaji, was prepared to risk everything to reactivate the account and convert part of the balance there in to her ...

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Billionaire businessman Jimoh Ibrahim arrested over N6b tax fraud

According to a report by Sahara Reporters, the Special Enforcement Unit of Federal Inland Revenue Service has arrested billionaire businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim, over a tax fraud that runs into N6.8b. Sources within the unit told Saharareporters that Mr. Ibrahim was picked up today and is currently under detention at the ...

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Ibori tried to bribe me with $15million, Ribadu tells court

Desperate to halt a probe into his finances, Nigerian governor James Ibori tried to bribe former anti-corruption boss Nuhu Ribadu in 2007 with $15 million in cash in a bag so heavy one man alone could not lift it, Ribadu told a London court on Thursday. Ribadu said he pretended ...

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Stella Damasus’ man Daniel Ademinokan in EFFC mess

Daniel Ademinokan

Culled from StellaDimokokorkus’ blog Mr Toju Omagbemi called me on Thursday may 23,2013 and he was very upset about what he had to say. he wondered why the media was showing off Daniel as a big boy.. he said “you people should stop promoting bawo, bawo does not have any ...

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EFCC Traces N1.1 Billion Pension Fund Fraud To Female Accountant’s Account

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There seems to be no end to the Police Pension fund scandal. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said yesterday that about N1, 141, 309, 080.25 has been traced to a chief accountant in the Police Pension Office, Mrs. Uzoma Cyril Attang. The fraud was allegedly perpetrated through seven ...

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EFCC nabs student for defrauding a foreigner of $6.9m( N1.03Billion Naira)


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 arraigned Akinluyi Akintunde (a.k.a Akin Cindy) before Justice Bolaji Yusuf of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan on a two count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and possession of documents containing false pretence ...

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EFCC nabs 5 Yahoo boys in Enugu,seizes exotic cars

According to Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the organization said the five-man gang lived in Enugu, in the heartland of the Eastern region and gave their names as: Uche Nwakor, 27; Ejikeme Oluchukwu, 30; Ifeanyi Ejikeme, 28; Nnamani Ikechukwu,30 and Ibe Kodili and said they �are alleged to be serial scammers ...

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RMD denies 50 million naira fraud allegations

Richard Mofe Damijo

According to Sahara reporters Nollywood actor Richard Mofe Damijo and Commissioner for Culture and tourism Delta state is wanted by the EFCC for fraud of 50million naira, incase you missed the story Read Here RMD has come out to dispel the story, he told Encomium Magazine: I won’t repond to ...

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RMD wanted by EFCC over embezzeled 50million naira

Philo Nkem Ajufo, the acting General Manager of Delta State Tourism Board, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja over her role in a financial scheme. Ms. Ajufo is reportedly being quizzed for conniving with her boss, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), to embezzle N50 ...

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EFCC apprehends gang of eight Yahoo-Yahoo boys in Lagos


Nemesis has finally caught up with an 8-member Yahoo-Yahoo group headed by a certain Badmus Akeem, following their apprehension by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) last Friday. The Head of Media and Publicity for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, who made the disclosure, stated that the Yahoo boys were ...

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EFCC never seize any of my properties – Timipre Sylva

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Following the declaration by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the seizure 48 properties houses belonging to-erstwhile-Governor of Bayelsa state, Timipre Slyva on Thursday, the former governor has denied ownership of the said 48 houses. The spokesperson for the former governor; Mr Doifie Ola on Friday said none of ...

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