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BREAKING: EFCC storms BUA Lagos office as forex probe intensifies

Men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have reportedly laid a siege on the office of BUA Group, located at PC 32, Churchgate Street, Victoria Island, Lagos State. According to reports, operatives of the anti-graft agency stormed the…

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Just In: EFCC operatives conduct search at Dangote head office

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are currently at the Lagos head office of the Dangote Group, according to TheCable. They are conducting a search on forex allocations to the company during the tenure of Godwin Emefiele…

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Ex-minister Farouq didn’t shun invitation – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says former Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development Sadiya Umar-Farouq did not shun its invitation, as reported by a section of the media. The EFCC Spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, said this…

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N37.1bn fraud: Buhari’s minister shuns EFCC invitation

Former Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, on Wednesday, shunned an invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission probing the N37.1bn allegedly laundered during her tenure in office through a contractor, James Okwete. Umar-Farouq…

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N37.1bn fraud: NSIPA co-ordinator arrested, ex-minister faces EFCC today

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested and detained the National Co-ordinator and Chief Executive Officer of the National Social Investment Programme Agency, Halima Shehu, over the ongoing probe into the N37,170,855,753.44 allegedly laundered in the Ministry of Humanitarian…

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EFCC confirm arrest and detention of former Power Minister since December 13

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that the former Minister of State for Power, Olu Agunloye, is currently in its custody. The disclosure is coming barely a week after the anti-graft agency had declared the former minister…

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Just In: EFCC Declares Former Power Minister, Olu Agunloye, Wanted Over $6bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared former Minister of Power and Steel, Dr Olu Agunloye, wanted over an alleged $6 billion fraud related to the controversial Mambilla hydropower project. Agunloye served as minister during President Olusegun Obasanjo’s…

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Court jails internet fraudster for defrauding 34 victims across 13 countries

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) has secured the conviction and sentencing of one Eze Harrison Arinze before Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja for defrauding 34 victims across 13 countries of $592,000…

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Reps dismiss petition to probe alleged “forceful withdrawal” of Emefiele by EFCC, DSS

The House of Representatives has dismissed a petition to probe the alleged plan by the EFCC and DSS to re-arrest Ex-CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele. The petition, submitted by Philip Agbese, on behalf of the Center for Social Justice Equity And…

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EFCC Chairman denies saying “7 Out Of 10 Nigerian Students As Criminals”

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied that its chairman, Mr. Ola Olukoyede labelled 70 percent of Nigerian university youths as internet fraudsters and criminals Olukoyede came under fire after he was quoted to have said “it is…