HOW EFCC ARRESTED A LEBANESE WITH OVER $2M AT ABUJA AIRPORT

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese for money laundering offence. A statement from the anti-graft agency on Friday revealed that Lakis arrested by its operatives at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The suspect was picked up following intelligence report that he had on him undeclared huge sums of monies aboard the Egypt Airline bringing him from the Kano Airport en route Lebanon. “At the point of arrest, a thorough search on his luggage, uncovered $2,104,936 (two million, one hundred and four…

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Oshiomhole Panic As Court Orders EFCC To Investigate Him

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday ordered that the former governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole be served with an application brought before the court by an anti-corruption crusader, Bishop Osadolor Ochei seeking an order of mandamus compelling the EFCC to arrest and commence criminal proceedings against him. The action follows serious allegations of financial fraud. The Judge, who also ordered that the anti-graft agency be also served with the court process, stressed that the service be done within five days from October 9,…

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EFCC Arraigns Serial Fraudster for Defrauding Army General N180m

EFCC, on October 8, 2018 arraigned one Mohammed Sanni Zubair, before Justice Ijeoma L. Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on a 4-count charge of fraud. Zubair, a suspected serial fraudster, was alleged to be a member of a syndicate, who specialized in defrauding people. The long arm of the law caught Zubair when the children of one Major General Geoffrey Ejiga (retd) petitioned the EFCC alleging that a syndicate of fraudsters took advantage of their father’s old age to defraud him of over N180million. A…

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BLACKMAILS EMPTYING INTO COURAGE: LION NWAOBOSHI AND THE CUBS

Comrade Okete Idigun. FOR SPON MEDIA. The charged political atmosphere meandering through ‘yes’ and ‘no’ situations ahead of primaries is throwing up very interesting times for us as politicians. Delta North has had it’s fair share of this brouhaha. Ordinarily my take would have been the usual sit-down-look but I am prompted to once again make my modest contribution, adding value to our electoral jurisprudence. The gladiators are many amongst whom are Surveyor Paul Oseji, Hon Ned Nwoko and Sen Peter Nwaoboshi. I have observed that the gladiators are responding…

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We Did Not Freeze Davido And Senator Adeleke’s Accounts – EFCC

The EFCC yesterday evening released a statement denying reports of freezing the accounts of Osun state PDP governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke and singer Davido. Read the statement below The Economic and Finanes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to media publications alleging that it had frozen the account of Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the September 22, 2018 Osun State governorship election and those of his family members, including the musician, David Adeleke. The Commission calls on members the public to disregard the…

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N1.6bn Linked To Me was For a Church Building Project’ – Jonathan’s Former Aide Tells Court

The former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, today told Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, that the N1.6 billion traced to him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was proceeds of donations towards a church building project. Dudafa stated this during his examination-in-chief by his lawyer, Mr Gboyega Oyewole (SAN), after opening his defence on the alleged fraud charge. Dudafa and his co-accused, Iwejuo Joseph Nna, were on June 11th 2016, first arraigned before the court by the EFCC…

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Daura To Be Jailed? Presidency, EFCC Trace N17B Fraud To Him

Add caption The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been activated to interrogate the sacked Director General of the Directorate of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura, over an alleged N17bn scam traced to him. EFCC sources told Daily Trust that operatives of the anti-graft agency on Tuesday evening visited Daura in custody preparatory to his full Interrogation. “It is expected that the former DSS boss will be handed [to the EFCC] over by the police for further interrogation to explain how the N17 billion traced to the headquarters of…

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I’m Not Afraid Of EFCC, I Won’t Run Away From Nigeria – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose said he is not afraid of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and that he will not run away from the country after the expiration of his tenure. There has been insinuations online that Fayose plans to escape. His spokesperson, Lere Olayinka, said: “He is not afraid of anything. What are they going to do to him. Is EFCC the court of law?” The EFCC had tweeted on Sunday that it would get at Fayose when he hands over power in October…

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Yahoo Boy Arrested And Jailed Over N150k Fraud

The Federal High Court, sitting in Benin City, Edo State, on Wednesday June 13 , 2018 convicted Uke Philip Akhator for offences bordering on obtaining by fraudulent trick. . Akhator who was prosecuted by the Benin Office of the EFCC, was said to have obtained the sum of N150,000 from one Jakub Sani Mohammed by fraudulent tricks. Upon his arraignment on a one count charge, Akhator pleaded guilty to the offence. In view of his plea, the prosecution counsel, Larry Aso Peters, urged the court to convict and sentence the…

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WHY EFCC ARRESTED INNOSON MOTORS CEO

Innoson Motors CEO The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under Buhari’s govt has arrested the Chief Executive Officer of Innoson Motors, Mr Innocent Chukwuma. Mr Chukwuma was arrested at about 11 am on Tuesday at his residence in Enugu. The company, in a tweet, accused EFCC officials of storming the residence and arresting Chukwuma “like a common criminal without any prior invitation”. But the anti-graft agency denied the claim, insisting that the Innoson boss failed to honour a prior invitation and accused him of jumping bail. “His arrest followed…

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