(Photos) 19 Yahoo Yahoo Boys Nabbed With Charms, Female Pants

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office have arrested 19 suspected internet fraudsters at Ologuneru Area of the metropolitan city of Ibadan and at Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State. They are, Bamidele Ayodele Samson, Bamidele Philip, Tunji Oladapo Sowale, Bololaji Olalekan and Abdulrauf Abiodun. Others are: Olaleye Pelumi, Anuokuwapo Olanrewaju, Paul Damilola, Olateye David Tobi, Arewa Adekunle Ibrahim, Oyesanmi Ayomikun Oluwaseun, Olaleye Israel, Adediran Kemisola, Omobolade Alarape and Olowolusi Oluwatomisin. The four other suspects arrested early hours of Friday, February 1, 2019 at their hideout at…

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SUSPENDED PDP DEPUTY NATIONAL CHAIR WHO JOINED APC ACCUSED OF N500 MILLION FRAUD

Babayo Gamawa, the former deputy national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, who defected to the All Progressives Congress Tuesday after he was suspended by the PDP, is accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of a N500 million fraud. Mr Gamawa is standing trial alongside five chieftains of the PDP in Bauchi State for alleged receipt of illicit N500 million for the 2015 campaigns of the party. The money, according to the anticorruption agency, the EFCC, was part of the slush funds allegedly deployed for the elections…

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Anti Craft Body Raises Alarm over Scam Mail

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to the activities of fraudsters who disguise as officers of the Commission and send scam mail to individuals, purporting such to be from the EFCC, with the aim of extorting money from them. The Commission has uncovered a number of email addresses, telephone numbers and websites used by unscrupulous persons to perpetrate such fraudulent activities, and is acting on them. In some instances, they send fraudulent emails, letters and make telephone calls to unsuspecting members of the public,…

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EFCC Arrests Ten Suspected Yahoo Boys In Warri, Asaba, Rivers

The Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested ten suspected Internet fraudsters. They were arrested in different locations and at different times across Port Harcourt (Rivers State), Warri (Delta State) and Asaba (Delta State) in a sting operation. The suspects are: Alia Jamike Chinemerem; Ogbiugba Ifeany Henry; Uchanna Cyril; Samuel Obomovo; Israel Ogagaoghene; Israel Diaso; Aghariagbonse Destiny; Aretuemhen Frank, Paul Esibhakpen and Loius Idehen. Investigations showed that the suspects were involved in love scam with many of them purporting to be officers of…

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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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