Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Bolarinwa Oluwasegun, a fake Army General, for an alleged N270 million fraud. The EFCC said in a statement on Thursday that the suspect, who posed as a General in the Nigerian Army, allegedly made false representations to the […]

The Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has re-arrested Ismailia Mustapha, aka Mompha for alleged money laundering. The EFCC, in a statement by its Head of Media and Publicity Wilson Uwujaren, said Mompha was taken into custody on Monday. Uwujaren said this followed suspicion that Mompha was laundering funds […]

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Ibadan, on Thursday, discharged and acquitted a former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, over N11.5 billion corruption charges levelled against him by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Alao-Akala was discharged and acquitted along with a former Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Hosea Agboola and […]

The absence of a prosecution witness, Augustine Anosike, on Tuesday, stalled the ongoing trial of Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Anosike, a forensic analyst, is testifying as a second prosecution witness in the case. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is prosecuting Naira Marley […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Femi Fani-Kayode, one of Nigeria’s former Minister of Aviation, for alleged forgery and manipulation of documents. According to reports, the former minister was invited yesterday to answer allegations on possible forgery of hospital documents in a bid to deceive the court handling the case against him […]

A Federal High court in Abuja has today found former chairman of the now-defunct Pension Reformed Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina guilty of fraud and money laundering. The presiding judge, Justice Okon Abang found him guilty of coercing fidelity bank staff to open bank accounts for him without going through the proper channels of due diligence. […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has today re-arraigned two British nationals, James Richard Nolan and Adam Quinn (at large), before a federal High Court, Abuja. They were arraigned on a 32 count-charge bordering on money laundering for their alleged complicity in the controversial Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) gas processing contract, leading to […]

After the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had proved to the trial Judge at the Federal High in Abuja Justice Okon Abang has sentenced Faisal Maina, the son of the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina to 14 years imprisonment. While delivering his judgment today, Justice Abang found Faisal guilty […]

A Federal High Court Judge in Ibadan has stalled the trial of three Central Bank of Nigeria – CBN staff and others over an alleged 8 billion Naira fraud. The Judge, Justice Nathaniel Ayo had adjourned until tomorrow Thursday after hearing from the defense Counsel, Mr Olayinka Bolanle, who informed the court that he recently […]

The Nigerian senate has confirmed five nominations sent by the president for the positions of the Secretary and Board Members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Secretary confirmed is George Abang Ekunugu from Cross-River, the board members are Luqman Muhammed from Edo, Anumba Adaeze from Enugu, Kola Raheem Adesina from Kwara and […]

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