Press Release: EFCC Arraigns Banker For N10m Fraud

By Wilson Uwujaren The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 18, 2013 arraigned a banker, Chika Tony Odigbo before Justice D. Z. Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja on one count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence. The complainant, Mr. Ademola Oluwayemi allegedly gave the accused, Chika […]

EFCC Press Release: $1.69billion Fraud: Court Remands Ajudua In Prison

Justice Olubunmi Oyewole of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on Tuesday, April 11, 2013, ordered that, Fred Ajudua, who is facing trial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over a $1.69Billion scam, be remanded in prisons custody pending arguments on bail applications brought by his counsel, Olalekan Ojo. Ojo had […]

Press Release: EFCC Arrests Timipre Sylva

By Wilson Uwujaren The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today (May 8, 2013) arrested the former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva. He was picked up at his No. 3, Niger Street, Maitama, Abuja home. On arrival at the facility at about 10.00 am, the Commission’s operatives were told that the ex-governor was not […]

EFCC Press Release: Two Bankers Bag 2 Year Jail Term for Fraud

By Wilson Uwujaren Justice Dije Abdu Aboki, on the 21st of February 2013, convicted and sentenced Funsho Olayele and Ayoade Peter Abiola to two years imprisonment with option of N410, 000 (Four Hundred and Ten Thousand Naira) fine each. The first accused was ordered to pay a compensation of N700, 000, while the second accused […]

Court grants bail to “Yahoo” Boys

By Wilson Uwujaren- Ag. Head, Media & Publicity The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned nine of the twenty suspected internet fraudsters arrested and handed over to the Commission by the Joint Task Force of the 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Benin. They were arraigned before Justice A. M Liman of the […]

EFCC Press Release-EFCC Arrests 20 Internet Fraudsters

By Wilson Uwujaren Ag. Head, Media & Publicity Unit The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested twenty suspected internet fraudsters. The arrest which was carried out in a joint operation with officers of the 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Benin, followed intelligence report on their activities. They were nabbed in a surprise […]

EFCC Declares Wale Babalakin Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has declared the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Highway Services Limited, Wale Babalakin wanted in connection with a case of Criminal Conspiracy and Money Laundering to the tune of N4.7billion. The businessman who was supposed to report to the Commission today preparatory to his arraignment on a 27 count criminal […]

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