Efcc News

Election: EFCC to clampdown on banks, bureau de change caught aiding and abetting vote buying

By Peter Duru, Makurdi Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Efcc, in Makurdi, Mr. Johnson Babalola has cautioned banks and bureau de change operators against aiding and abetting vote buying during the 2019 polls in the state.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 22, 2019

EFCC docks woman for allegedly operating illegal businesses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Efcc, Port-Harcourt zonal Office, has arraigned Lechi Comfort Ndukwe for alleged operation of unlicensed businesses.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 22, 2019

Fake dollar notes: ABCON commends EFCC for sensitisation campaign | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) on Friday commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Efcc) for its sensitisation campaign against fake dollar notes.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 22, 2019

Witness Tells Court How Ex-Niger Gov Aliyu, Two Others Diverted N1.7bn State Funds

Aliyu is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Efcc), along with his then Chief of Staff, Umar Nasko, and Barrister Tanko Beji, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Niger State chapter, on an amended seven-count charge of fraud to the tune of N2billion.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 22, 2019

Buhari vs Atiku: Fayose raises alarm over plan to nail him, PDP candidate

Former Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, says he is being targeted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Efcc) ahead of the general elections.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 22, 2019

EFCC arraigns Kaduna businessman for N2m land scam

Tahir’s victim, Umar Galadima, had petitioned the Efcc alleging that he paid the sum of N2m to the suspect in 2014 for two plots of land, which were never provided.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Polls: EFCC lays ambush for hard currencies in major border towns

Warns of voodoo currency in circulation By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA—Apparently acting on intelligence that some politicians have resorted to ferrying hard currencies into the country to compromise this weekend’s presidential poll, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Efcc, has deployed its operatives to lay ambush for such slush cash and promptly arrest the couriers.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

EFCC swoops on DSS Finance Director with links to Daura

Operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Efcc, in Abuja have grilled Assistant Director of Finance at Department of State Service, DSS, Mr Kunle Kadri, for alleged fraud and mismanagement, report Premium Times.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

2019 presidency: Opposition flooding Nigeria with foreign currencies to rig election

President Buhari, however, commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Efcc for successfully tracking the money in “millions of United States dollars.” The Efcc success followed the presidential directive to investigative agencies to probe a number of high profile cases.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Ex-Finance Minister Nenadi Usman Accused Of N4.9bn Fraud Allowed To Travel Abroad

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Efcc) is prosecuting them in connection with the campaign funding for the failed re-election bid of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019