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EFCC admits Bawa slumped, says now ‘hale and hearty’

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) says its Chairman, Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, is hale and hearty. It said that the chairman had received medical treatment after feeling unwell during a function at the Presidential Villa on Thursday. Spokesperson for the Commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, made this known in a[Read More…]

EFCC Chairman, Bawa, slumps while talking about man arrested in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Thursday slumped during a programme at the Presidential Villa, Abuja while talking about the arrest of a man in Ibadan. Bawa prior to the incident was narrating how the man was caught in Oyo state with 116 SIM cards.[Read More…]

N20bn bail-out loan: EFCC wants to drag my white robes in palm oil — Yahaya Bello

The governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello has disputed the fund diversion allegation against him by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Recall a federal high court sitting in Lagos last month (August 31, 2021) froze a Kogi state salary bailout account domiciled in Sterling Bank Plc, over a N20 billion[Read More…]

‘Why our agents broke into Dorathy Bachor’s House’ – EFCC explains

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has responded to criticisms raised over allegations by  former Big Brother Naija reality TV star, Dorathy Bachor, that her house was broken into by its operatives.  She took to her Instagram story on Monday morning to narrate the incident and lament how unsafe[Read More…]

EFCC breaks into former BBNaija housemate Dorathy’s house

Former Big Brother Naija housemate Dorathy Bachor has lamented how agents of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) disturbingly broke into her apartment.   She took to her Instagram story on Monday morning to narrate the incident and lament how unsafe it is to be a Nigerian.  She wrote, “I feel[Read More…]

EFCC arrests former Governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed the arrest on Thursday. The former governor was intercepted at about 10 am and taken to the headquarters of the EFCC[Read More…]

Man allegedly hacks a Nigerian bank, stealing N1.87Billion

A Nigerian man identified as Salau Abdulmalik Femi has been arrested by detectives from the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for allegedly hacking into the server of a Nigerian bank to steal N1.87 billion. The suspect, police said, is the kingpin of a syndicate that[Read More…]

Just In: Nigerian Investment Council’s Boss, Sadiku Arrested, detained

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council, Mrs Yewande Sadiku, has been arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged monumental fraud. The technocrat, who arrived at the headquarters of the anti-graft agency at about 11am, on Monday, August 9, 2021, is being[Read More…]

Why I was summoned to EFCC – Bukola Saraki

PRESS STATEMENT The Media Office of Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki would like to confirm that this afternoon, of his own volition, Dr. Saraki visited the office of the EFCC to clarify any issue that the commission may have wanted to raise with him. He was never arrested and is at[Read More…]

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EFCC detains Senator Saraki over fresh corruption allegations

Fresh trouble looms for a former governor of Kwara state and ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as he has been detained Saturday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of theft and money laundering. Sources quoted by Premium Times noted that Saraki in his new case with the[Read More…]