Tag: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Okorocha, Imo ex-governor not arrested – EFCC

admin- May 30, 2019

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has denied allegations that its operatives have arrested immediate past Governor of Imo, Rochas Okorocha. Reports had emerged ... Read More

Court frees AVM Oguntoyinbo of N166m bribery case

admin- May 28, 2019

An FCT High Court, Apo on Tuesday discharged and acquitted AVM Tade Oguntoyinbo of N166 million bribe charge. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), charged ... Read More

Dasuki Gate: Court admits Metuh’s evidence of N400m expenditure

admin- May 21, 2019

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has admitted in evidence, the final account tendered by Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party ... Read More

Seized $2.8m: Court backs EFCC

admin- January 6, 2019

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt has refused to vacate the interim forfeiture order granted on December 28, 2018 in respect of $2.8 million, ... Read More

Ex-NSITF chairperson Ngozi Olejeme forfeits properties to FG

admin- December 24, 2018

A Federal High Court, presided over by Justice Ijeoma L. Ojukwu has ordered the interim forfeiture of assets and properties traced to Ngozi Olejeme, a ... Read More

EFCC moves for interim forfeiture of Bankers Warehouse’s $2.8m

admin- December 24, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, has filed a motion at a Federal High Court, Enugu, seeking an order for the ... Read More

Usoro NBA president faces money laundering charge, trial on Monday

admin- December 5, 2018

Mr Paul Usoro (SAN), president of the Nigerian Bar Association will be docked on Monday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) for alleged money ... Read More

Fayose Pleads Not Guilty To N30.8bn Fraud Charge, Remanded In EFCC Custody

Abdul Jimoh- October 22, 2018

After being in custody for five days, the immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday appeared before a Federal High Court, Lagos, charged ... Read More

Photospeak: Fayose leaves Abuja to face trial in Lagos

admin- October 22, 2018

It has now been confirmed that former Ekiti governor Ayodele Fayose has been flown by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) to Lagos, where he ... Read More

Fayose still in our custody, says EFCC

inno.korie- October 17, 2018

Former Governor of Ekiti state, Mr Ayodele Fayose, who on Tuesday reported at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja in accordance with ... Read More

Former Ekiti State Governor, Fayose Reports at EFCC

Henry Solomon- October 16, 2018

Former Governor of Ekiti state, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday reported at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja in accordance with his promise. ... Read More

EFCC Challenges Contempt Charge Against Minister of Information

Henry Solomon- October 2, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss a motion filed by a former Minister of ... Read More

N3.2bn fraud: More trouble for Kalu as Court hears defence Friday

admin- September 20, 2018

Orji Kalu: court says he has a case to answer fixed defence for Friday A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday said it would ... Read More

NGF tackles EFCC over Benue govt. accounts freezing

admin- August 9, 2018

Governor of Zamfara State Abdulaziz Yari, Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF)  Chijioke Okoronkwo The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has described as unconstitutional the freezing of ... Read More

INEC officials remanded in prison

admin- July 31, 2018

INEC Three members of staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been remanded in prison custody for alleged money laundering. They were remanded ... Read More

Jang’s trial adjourned till October

admin- July 17, 2018

Senator David Jang: Trial adjourned till 30 October The trial of a former Governor of Plateau State Jonah Jang, accused of misappropriating state funds to ... Read More

Courts discharges ex- NAF chief of gratification charges

inno.korie- June 29, 2018

An FCT High Court Maitama on Friday discharged a former Chief of Administration of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Alkali Mamu ... Read More

Court orders EFCC to unfreeze Nyako’s account, unseal his estate

inno.korie- June 29, 2018

The Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to unconditionally unfreeze the account of Sen. Abdullaziz Nyako and a company ... Read More

34 Nigerians arrested for cyber crime

admin- June 12, 2018

Arrest: 34 Nigerians in net for Cyber crime At least 34 Nigerians have been arrested by U.S. Federal authorities for allegedly defrauding businesses and U.S. ... Read More

EFCC Recorded Over 647 Convictions From 2015 to Date

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday disclosed that it had recorded over 647 financial crimes convictions from November 2015 till date. Mr ... Read More