Probe Senate Now Over Employment Slots Scandal – SERAP Calls On ICPC, EFCC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to: “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots... Continue Reading →


EFCC Recovers N65.5M Left Over Cash From INEC Office In Zamfara State After Elections

Operatives of the Sokoto zonal office recovered money to the tune of N65,548,000. The money comprised 81 bundles of N1000 notes, 97 bundles of N500 notes and 96 pieces of N500 notes. The monies were stacked in two fireproof safes during a search conducted in the offices of the HOD accounts and cashier of the... Continue Reading →

EFCC Arrests Suspected Fraudster, Abdulrauf Illyasu At Presidential Villa, Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a suspected impersonator and fraudster, Abdulrauf Illyasu, for allegedly defrauding members of the public within the precincts of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Illyasu was said to have secured an office opposite the presidential banquet hall, where he carried out his nefarious activities. EFCC sources informed reporters in... Continue Reading →

Pension Reform Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina Arrested Over N2BN Missing Funds

Pension Reform Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina Arrested Over N2BN Missing Funds After a four-year manhunt, fugitive former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr. AbdulRasheed Maina, has been arrested. He was picked up by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) at a hotel in Abuja after he sneaked into the country from his... Continue Reading →

EFCC Creates Unit, NFIU To Target Rich Nigerians With Unexplainable Source Of Income

Recalcitrant tax defaulters, high-end politicians, top civil servants, businessmen and other wealthy Nigerians with questionable sources of income are now in panic mode as the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and other anti-graft agencies began beaming  their searchlight on them in  line with the Federal Government’s  effort to retrieve state funds allegedly siphoned in shady... Continue Reading →

EFCC Nabs Another FBI-wanted Cyber Crime Suspect In Kaduna State

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office has arrested another FBI-wanted internet fraudster identified as Emmanuel Adedeji Oluwatosin. He was arrested in Kaduna on 29 August by EFCC operatives. The Zonal Head, Abdullahi Lawal said Oluwatosin’s name is on the wanted list of the FBI. Lawal while parading the suspect in Sokoto... Continue Reading →

EFCC Finally Gives Reason For Raiding House Of Former Governor Of Lagos State, Ambode

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has admitted to raiding the house of former Governor; Ambode as they also gave the reason for the raid. In a statement released by the head of media and publicity Wilson Uwajuren, it read; “the EFCC had obtained valid warrant to conduct search on Ambode’s residences in Park... Continue Reading →

N3b ‘fraud’: EFCC quizzes Head of Service Oyo-Ita

Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, was on Wednesday interrogated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N3billion contract scam and for alleged abuse of duty tour allowance, money laundering and stealing of government funds. According to the Nation after a four-day grilling during which she... Continue Reading →

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