Financial Crimes

Suspended NIA boss’ wife bought Ikoyi flat with $1.6m cash – EFCC reveals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday named Mrs. Folashade Oke as the owner of Flat 7B, No. 13, Osborne Road, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, ...

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Balachir Lawal: Lawmakers move to block SGF re-instatement

Worried by some reports that some forces within the Presidency are plotting to save suspended Secretary to the Government of the  Federation (SGF), Mr. David ...

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Google, Facebook fall victims to $100m internet scam

Google and Facebook have confirmed that they fell victim to an alleged $100m (£77m) scam. In March, it was reported that a Lithuanian man had ...

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How EFCC probed me — Obasanjo

Amidst an outpouring of commendations from some of his political associates former President Olusegun Obasanjo last night disclosed how the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC probed him ...

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EFCC to introduce anti-corruption course in universities

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday said the commission would soon launch its anti-corruption programme in universities ...

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2015: Court remands INEC staff in prison for N112.4m scam

Justice O. Efreti Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has ordered that Mrs. Fidelia Omoile, a serving Independent National Electoral ...

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EFCC charges ex-Niger governor, Aliu, with N3bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged the immediate past Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, and the 2015 governorship candidate of the ...

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Asset declaration: FG arraigns Justice Ngwuta before CCT, defendant gets bail on self-recognisance

The Federal Government on Thursday arraigned a Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, on mostly charges of false asset declaration before the Code ...

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Nigerian hacker admits $6.5m fraud in U.S court

A Nigerian hacker has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and admitted to participating in a scheme to hack into computers and email accounts in the United ...

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Court orders forfeiture of N449.7m found in Lagos BDC shop

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Wednesday, ordered temporary forfeiture of N449,750,000 found in possession of one Mohammed Tauheed to the Federal ...

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