Cyber crime: EFCC nabs 10 Yahoo suspects in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, yesterday arrested 10 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The arrested suspects according to the agency’s Head: Wilson Uwujaren, are Isaac Ogundayo, David Ayodele, Etiowe Kelvin, Seun Afolabi, Saheed Olalekan, Oluwatobi Damilola, Sukanmi Odofin, Ademola Okunola, Joseph Damilare, and Abass Sodiq. They […]

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EFCC recovers N4.1bn unpaid revenue from lottery operators

The Economic and Financial Crimes C o m m i s s i o n (EFCC) has recovered N4.16 billion from lottery companies, being revenue owed to the government, which they allegedly failed to remit. Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Mohammed Umar, made the disclosure yesterday in Abuja, during a visit by the Ministerial […]

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Kwara receives another N148m looted funds from EFCC

Kwara State Government has received a bank draft for another N148,049,580:81 alleged looted funds which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) again recovered from some officials of the past administration. The money was received on Thursday on behalf of the state government by Commissioner for Finance and Planning Olasumbo Florence Oyeyemi, according to a […]

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Top EFCC officials, ‘Magu boys’ face probe panel

The Presidential Investigation Panel probing the stewardship of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, expanded the scope of its investigation yesterday as it grilled some top officials of the anti-corruption agency. At the resumed sitting of the panel yesterday, Magu appeared alongside the Secretary of the Commission, […]


How we shared N31m teachers’ salaries-Kwara NUT chair, perm sec

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered how the sum of N31m meant for the payment of teachers’ salaries was allegedly diverted by the Chairman of Kwara State Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Salihu Idris Toyin, and the Permanent Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board (KSUBEC), […]