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Fake ‘Richard Abben’ Bags Nine Months for N2m Internet Fraud

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted and sentenced one Babatunde Rufai, also known as Richard Abben, to nine months in prison for…

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Presidency Exploiting ‘Lacuna’ In Law To Keep Magu In Office, Court Says

The Federal High Court in Abuja has accused the Nigerian Government of exploiting the gap in the law to keep Ibrahim Magu, boss of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,…

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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

1.The Federal High Court, Abuja, has said that Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, cannot stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating him. Justice Binta Nyako said this…

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Maurice Iwu’s N1.2 billion fraud trial stalled

The N1.2 billion fraud trial of Professor Maurice Iwu, a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was on Monday stalled because Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal…

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N33b fraud case: Mompha remanded in prison custody

Popular Dubai-based Nigerian Ismaila Mustapha popularly known on social media as Mompha, has pleaded not guilty to a N33billion money laundering charge leveled against him by the Economic Financial Crimes…

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No Tears for Akinwunmi Ambode

I am not such a believer in the law of Karma. But I know that whatever a man sows, that he will reap. Immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr…

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‘Yahoo boys, others in trouble as Korean experts train EFCC officials

The Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Lee In Tae, on Monday, pledged the support of the Korean Government to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the area of cyber…

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$20,00 Bribe: EFCC Arrests Former Petroleum Minister

The anti-corruption agency accused Taiga of receiving $20,000 bribe among other charges. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Grace Taiga, a former director, legal services at the…

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EFCC Arrests Bank Staff For Converting N137m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested one Kehinde Agbabiaka, a sales agent with Fidelity Bank Plc, for allegedly diverting N137m belonging to a customer to…

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EFCC arrests Kwara director for alleged fraudulent sale of plots of land

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Executive Director of Kwara state Harmony Holdings, Adebayo Sanni for alleged fraudulent sale of some landed properties belonging to the…

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Lagos court remands 9 ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Ekiti prison

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, has given the order to remand nine suspected internet fraudsters in Ado-Ekiti prison, pending the hearing of criminal charges filed against…

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Blue Bag: EFCC alleged attempt to incriminate Ambode resisted

The attempt by some officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to incriminate the former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode when his residence was invaded during…

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BREAKING: N9.9bn fraud: EFCC allegedly storms Ambode’s residence

There were information that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Tuesday, stormed and raided the Epe residence of immediate past Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode. Meanwhile, in…

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EFCC to freeze two Nigerian student’s accounts

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Thursday, granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s request to freeze two bank accounts linked to a 26-year-old Nigerian student based abroad. According…

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Ambode denies links to N9.9bn frozen bank accounts

The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has distanced himself from the bank accounts frozen by a federal court last Tuesday over an alleged N9.9 billion fraud. A…

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EFCC raids ex-governor Yari’s home

A Nigerian anti-graft agency, EFCC, on Sunday, raided the home of a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari. According to a report published on Ripplesnigeria, on Monday, over 20…

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EFCC arrests 9 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Edo, seizes cars, others [PHOTOS]

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office have arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters at their various hideouts in Benin City, Edo State. They were arrested…

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Court remands proprietor of ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ school

An Ikeja special Offences Court on Thursday remanded the proprietor of a ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ training school in Lagos, Chinedu Frank, in prison custody. Frank is standing trial before Justice Oluwatoyin…

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