Fmr NSITF Chairman, Olejeme In EFCC Net Over N1B Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on Thursday 21 October 2021 arraigned a former Board Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Dr. Ngozi Olejeme before Justice Maryam Hassan Aliyu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi Abuja, on a nine count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy, abuse of office, diversion of public funds and money laundering. According EFCC Olejeme allegedly abused her position to obtain over One Billion, Three Hundred and Eighty-four Thousand, Ten Thousand Naira (N1,384,010,000), and Forty-eight Million, Four Hundred and Eighty Thousand,…

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EFCC Arrests 27 Suspected Northern Illegal Oil Bunkerers In Port Harcourt

  Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested twenty seven (27) individuals in connection with suspicious illegal oil bunkering. They were arrested on Friday, September 10, 2012 at Ahoada Local Government Area, Rivers State. According to EFCC verified facebook page, The suspects are: Mohammad Bello; Abubarkar Umar; Abdulkarim Ibrahim; Mohammad Bashimu; Bello Mohammad, Abdullahi Murtala; Paul Paparoman; Abdullahi Ibrahim; Usman Abdulahi; Illiyasu Ibrahim and Idris Dahiru. Others are Hussaini Yaiu; Bala Audu; Ibrahim Muhammad; Auwal Abdulsalam; Laminu Yusuf; Suleiman Abubarkar;…

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EFCC Arrests Ten Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Akure

  Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, through an intelligence gathering operation code named ‘Erinle’ on Monday March 29, 2021 arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Akure, capital of Ondo State. According to the official facebook handle of the commission, “Those arrested are Adekolurejo James, Gabriel Seyifunmi, Adekunle Joshua, Adeboyega Idowu, Olorunnayo Adewale, Akande Akinyemi, Oluwugbemgia Blessing, Oladepo Abiodun, Ibrahim Olagoke and Akinboyejo Abimbola. Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include eight exotic cars, laptops computers, phones, documents and identity cards The suspects…

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EFCC Arraigns Cecilia For Alleged N6bn PHCN Severance Benefit Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has on Friday, March 26, 2021, arraigned Cecilia Osipitan and her Company, PJO Ventures Limited before Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja on a nine count charge bordering on alleged Criminal breach of trust and conversion of funds to the tune of six billion Naira. The alleged funds were allegedly said to be part of the money earmarked for payment of outstanding insurance premiums and claims of deceased and incapacitated staff of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). In…

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EFCC Arrests 57 Internet Fraud Suspects, Recovers Two Pump Action Rifles In Ogun

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office on Friday, March 12, 2021 arrested fifty seven suspected internet fraudsters at their hotel hideouts and recovered two pump action rifles. The suspects were arrested in Yewa Frontier Hotel & Resort, Ellysam Hotel & Suits, April Suits and IBD International Hotels, all in Ilaro, Ogun State. The operation followed actionable intelligence linking them to alleged fraudulent activities, ranging from love scam on numerous dating sites, obtaining money by false pretenses and other cybercrimes. Four exotic cars, mobile phones, laptops,…

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Fight Against Corruption Will Be Intelligence Driven As New EFCC Boss Resume Office

  The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Friday March 5, 2021 officially assumed duties with a pledge to steer the organization towards proactive and intelligence-led investigation.   In a statement obtained from the verified facebook page of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, Bawa said he would create a full-fledged directorate of intelligence that would spearhead intelligence gathering, which will ensure proactive response in the fight against corruption. According to him, “We are going to digitalize our processes, and we are going…

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Tompolo’s Victory At Fed High Court Against EFCC Is A Welcome Development- Gbenekama, Gbaramatu Spokesman

  The oil-rich Niger Delta Region was on Wednesday thrown into jubilation when the High Court, Lagos discharged and acquitted  ex-warlord, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo of all charges levelled against him by the  Economic FinancialCrimes Commission  ( EFCC ). Tompolo who is highly respected in the country, especially in the oil rich Niger Delta Region where he has attracted a lot of developmental projects has been at the receiving end of the EFCC with his properties confiscated and some allegedly sold by the Commission. The Federal High Court sitting…

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EFCC Nabs Suspected Internet Fraudster In Delta

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,(EFCC) from the Benin Zonal Office on Wednesday October 9, 2019 arrested a suspected internet fraud kingpin, Akegor Godbless Omamuyorwi at his palatial home in Ughelli, Delta State. According to efccnigeria.org, The arrest of the 34-year-old alleged internet fraud kingpin, who is also a chief in his Agbarho Community, was triggered by a petition from a bank following complaint by a Canadian resident, who alleged that she had transferred the sum of $390,950.34 Canadian dollar to two different accounts in the same bank…

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