Tag Archives: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

Instagram Celebrity, Mompha, Sues EFCC, Demands N5m

Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, alleging unlawful detention and a violation of his rights. He was arrested by the EFCC in October on allegation of

REVEALED: Interpol, EFCC Arrest Instagram ‘Big Boy’, Mompha Over $5Million Fraud

Ismaila Mustapha, (aka Mompha), a self-acclaimed bureau de change operator whose posh lifestyle has made him a darling of Instagram users, has been arrested by anti-graft operatives. Multiple sources at the anti-graft EFCC revealed that Mustapha was arrested in connection

BREAKING: Court Orders Forfeiture of Saraki’s Ikoyi Houses

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi belonging to former Kwara State governor and ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Justice Mohammed Liman made the temporary forfeiture order following an ex parte application

N2 Billion Pension Fraud: EFCC Yet To Receive Maina From DSS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has not received Abdulrasheed Maina, a former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, who was arrested in Abuja on Monday by the Department of State Services, Daily Trust says. The EFCC had in 2017

BREAKING: Lagos Assembly Inaugurates Panel to Probe Ambode Over Unapproved Purchase Of N45bn Buses

BREAKING: EFCC Raids Ambode's House In Epe

The Lagos State House of Assembly has inaugurated a committee to probe the administration of ex-Governor Akinwunmi Ambode over the purchase of buses worth N45 billion allegedly without the approval of the House. As part of its mandate, the Honorable

Atiku Confirms N50m Paid to Obasanjo Library, Says It’s Donation

Former vice-president Atiku Abubakar has confirmed that some money was indeed given to the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, a transaction that has become part of the larger money laundering probe by EFCC of the €150million brought into the country by

N4.9bn Fraud: EFCC Confronts Fani-Kayode with 115 Cheques

The N4.9bn fraud trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, resumed on Wednesday with the prosecution tendering 115 cheques as exhibits against him and his co-defendants. Fani-Kayode is standing trial in connection with the funding for the

N68bn Fraud: Ngozi Olojeme In Fresh Trouble

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized 46 properties allegedly belonging to the former deputy chairman, finance committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 election, Ngozi Olojeme. A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday

Union Bank Claims Ownership of N1 Billion Recovered by EFCC At Enugu Airport

One of Nigeria’s oldest financial institutions, Union Bank, on Friday night admitted ownership of a large consignment of cash which anti-graft operatives said they intercepted at the international airport in Enugu. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission announced in a

Uproar In Senate As Buhari Excludes South-South, South-East from EFCC Board

There was a rowdy session in the Senate on Tuesday over the four members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari. The senators were divided as the lawmakers from the South-East and the South-South protested