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Stop Blackmailing Supreme Court, Olisa Metuh Cautions EFCC

Stop blackmailing Supreme Court, Olisa Metuh cautions EFCC Maureen Okpe Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to allow the apex court the liberty to adjudicate on matters before it as appropriate rather than blackmailing for ulterior

EFCC bursts another internet scam ‘academy’ in Abuja

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Operatives of the Abuja zonal office has bursted another training centre for the grooming of internet fraudsters. The ‘academy’ located in the Arab Contractors Area of Mpape Hills, a suburb of Abuja, was discovered when operatives, acting on intelligence, stormed the base on Thursday and arrested

Buhari appoints Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity made this known in a statement on Tuesday. Recall President Buhari had suspended Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman of the EFCC in order to allow

“We recovered N75m from ex-Minister’s wife”, EFCC tells court

Kayode Lawal, Abuja An operative with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr Bello Hamma-Adama, on Wednesday, told a federal high court in Abuja that a sum of N75 million was recovered from Halima Tanimu Turaki, wife of a former Minister for Special Duties and Inter Governmental Affairs. Tanimu Turaki was

DSS, EFCC, Pantami, Others Bag 2020 Security Awards for Outstanding Performance

*NAF, NCS, NCC bags international public relations award Godsgift Onyedinefu The Department of State Services (DSS), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Airtel Nigeria, among others have been conferred the 2020 Security and Emergency Management Awards (SAEMA 2020) for outstanding performances in their variously fields. Isa Ali Pantami, minister of communications and

Calabar Court Jails 14 Internet Fraudsters For Impersonating US Military Officers

Fourteen internet fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys,” convicted for love scam and impersonating United States military personnel were Monday handed different jail terms by Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River state. Their conviction was secured by the Uyo Zonal office of the Economic and

Corruption: I Never Said Magu May Never Be Prosecuted–Sagay

Godsgift Onyedinefu The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, has denied saying the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, may never be prosecuted, as stated by a report. Sagay, in a statement on Monday clarified that Magu could only