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Ex-EFCC Chairman dies at 61

Ibrahim Lamorde, the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has reportedly died in Egypt at the age of 61. According to Premium Times, which cited close associates, Lamorde passed away on Sunday in Egypt, where he…

Yahoo: EFCC arrests 29 internet fraudsters

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal Command on Wednesday arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters. The suspects were arrested at the Apo, Gwarimpa and Katampe axis of Abuja. The anti-graft agency in a statement said their…

Corruption: EFCC boss Olukoyede tasks Nigerians on compliance to rules, regulations

The executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ola Olukoyede, has urged Nigerians to ensure “compliance” with the rules and regulations of society. He noted that a lack of compliance with given rules is the root…

Media Office of Former Kogi Governor Responds to EFCC Allegations

In response to allegations made by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the media office of former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello has emphasized that the court has yet to substantiate these claims. In a statement signed by the director…

Businessman drags Moniepoint MFB to CBN, EFCC over N700m account restriction

A businessman, known as AIS_Savita on an X post on Tuesday, lodged a complaint against Moniepoint Microfinance Bank, alleging the restriction of his account holding a credit balance of N700m. He called on the Central Bank of Nigeria and the…

Appeal Court hears EFCC appeal against Yahaya Bello’s arrest today

The Court of Appeal in Abuja is set to hear today (Monday) the appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the order of a Kogi State High Court, which restrained the anti-graft agency from arresting the…

Police detain Yahaya Bello’s ADC, security details

The Nigeria Police Force has detained the female police officer who served as the aide-de-camp to former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. The ADC was arrested along with other police officers attached to the 48-year-old former governor, and they are…

EFCC Detains Cubana Chief Priest Ahead of Currency Misuse Arraignment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained Pascal Okechukwu, also known as Cubana Chief Priest, ahead of his arraignment scheduled for today at the Federal High Court in Lagos. He faces charges related to the alleged misuse of…

N585m fraud: N30bn recovered by EFCC not mine – Betta Edu

The suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Betta Edu, has rebutted claims that the N30 billion recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is linked to her. President Bola Tinubu suspended Edu on January 8 amidst allegations of N585.2…

Court remands Emefiele in EFCC custody

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, was remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by Justice Rahman Oshodi of an Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos. This decision followed Emefiele’s…