EFCC News & Reports

EFCC Reopens Probe On Tinunbu

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
As 2023 presidency draws nearer, the fate of the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu hangs in the balance, as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, steps up his probe. The EFCC late 2020 wrote the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, asking the body to ...

Abdulrasheed Bawa Confirmed By Senate As The Substantive Chairman Of The Efcc

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
The senate has confirmed the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The upper legislative chamber confirmed Bawa after screening him for over two hours on Tuesday. Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari nominated Buha ...

EFCC Operatives Uncovers Another Internet Fraud Training Centre in Abuja

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have uncovered yet another underworld lsquo;academy rsquo; for the grooming of internet fraudsters. The lsquo;academy rsquo; located in Arab Contractors Area of Mpape Hills, a suburb of Abuja, was discov ...

EFCC exonerates Abdulrasheed Bawa (Chairman-designate) From Corruption Record

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has absolved Mr. Adulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman-designate of the Commission, from alleged arrest and detaintion by the Agency under former Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, over illegal sale of 244 forfeited trucks to proxies in Port Harcourt. The publica ...

President Muhammadu Buhari Nominates Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman o

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Magu was suspended by the President over alleged corruption with a panel set up to try him. But on Tuesday, Buhari asked the Senate to co ...

Lawyer, Four Others Arraigned for Investment Fraud in Ibadan

Thursday, December 17, 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 arraigned Adesile Obasa, a lawyer; Temitope Akintunde, Fasuhanmi Omotayo, Batom Golden Links Service Ltd and Mekash Intergrated Ventures Limited before Justice Omolara Adeyemi of the Oyo State Hig ...

Court Sentences Yahoo Boy Two Years Imprisonment in Enugu

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Justice I. N. Buba of the Federal High Court, Enugu on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 convicted and sentenced one Ojike Odiwe Maduabuchi to two years imprisonment or pay N200,000 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine for obtaining money by false pretence. The convict was prosecuted by the Enugu ...

Court Jails Ex-Unity Bank Manager for N11m ATM Fraud

Thursday, December 3, 2020
The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction Adam kaka Adam, a former banker, who was today sentenced to one year imprisonment by Justice Ibrahim Jauro of the Yobe State High Court sitting in Damaturu. The convict was prosecuted on o ...

Court Jails Sisters 10 Years imprisonment

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Justice Muhammad Tukur of State High Court, Kaduna today November 24, convicted and sentenced the duo of Maryam Muhammad Jallo and Rukaiya Muhammad Jallo to ten years imprisonment for offences that border on criminal breach of trust. The pair who are blood sisters were prosecuted on an amended on ...

EFCC Arrests Yahoo Boy, Pastor for Alleged N12.7m Fraud

Sunday, October 4, 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal office, have arrested one Adebayo Olawale of No. 25 Fashina Road, Ile-Ife Osun State and his pastor Gbenga Moses Adesoju of Christ Apostolic Church, Ile-Ife, Osun State......for allegedly defrauding one Umar Hayatu of lafiya quarters, D ...
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