Tag: Wilson Uwujaren

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 9, 2018

The Late 5: EFCC unfreezes Benue Govt accounts, Dasuki’s case and others will be reviewed – Seiyefa, new DSS chief | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The acting Director-General of the Department of State Services ( DSS), ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 16, 2017

Gunmen attack Abuja EFCC office

The Wuse Zone 7 office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly been attacked by unknown gunmen ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 14, 2017

INEC staff refund Diezani bribe

by Dolapo Adelana The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday said some of its staff indicted in the N3.4bn bribe ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 3, 2017

Paris Club refund scandal: We’ve no plans to arrest Saraki – EFCC

by Dolapo Adelana The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied reports that it planned to arrest President of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

EFCC to prosecute INEC director for allegedly collecting N16m from Diezani

by Dolapo Adelana The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to prosecute Gogo Anderson Waribo, a Deputy Director ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 16, 2017

EFCC arraigns contractor, Bashir Bashir for $1m fraud

by Dolapo Adelana The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Thursday, arraigned one Bashir Ishaq Bashir alongside his companies, Leda Greenpower ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 14, 2017

Just In: Court orders forfeiture of Yakubu’s $9.8m to FG

Justice Zainab Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of the sum of $9.8m ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 2, 2016

EFCC chairman Magu disowns Ibanga Akpabio

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dismissed in strong terms an audio recording where the name of its ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 1, 2016

EFCC lied, Kukah never said Fani-Kayode was ‘cheerful’ – Aide

Jude Ndukwe, media aide to detained former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 14, 2016

8 judges, 2 registrars under investigation – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has debunked claims that the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, had ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 27, 2016

EFCC arraign ex-Naval Chief, others over N600m fraud

A former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin on Tuesday was arraigned before Justice A. S Umar of ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 13, 2016

Why we freeze accounts of people under investigation – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has revealed why it places an embargo on the accounts of individuals who are ...

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Mallam YeroJune 10, 2016

How fraud suspect died in EFCC custody

A suspect being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Desmond Nunugwo, on Friday, died a few hours after ...

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SolaSeptember 27, 2014

@EFCCNigeria not satisfied with court ruling over Ikuforiji

by S’ola Filani The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it would appeal against the verdict of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2014

EFCC nabs two for relieving foreign mark of N1.3billion

by Azubuike Azikiwe Two suspected fraudsters have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly defrauding ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

EFCC nabs three scammers for attempting to defraud bank

by Kolapo Olapoju The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested three men for attempting to defraud Enterprise Bank. ...

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January 22, 2014

This is the man caught impersonating Okonjo-Iweala, Fashola’s wife on Facebook (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun A 38-year-old man has been arrested for fraud after reports that he opened accounts on Facebook purporting ...

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January 21, 2014

UNILAG graduate caught impersonating Okonjo-Iweala, Fashola’s wife

by Oge Okonkwo   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a 34-year-old man, Anthony over impersonation using the ...

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January 1, 2014

EFCC arrests 2 commissioners, Accountant General in Kano

by Oke Efagene The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Sunday arrested and interrogated the Kano State Finance Commissioner, ...

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December 8, 2013

A rejoinder: On Garba Shehu’s garble of misinformation about the EFCC, by Wilson Uwujaren

by Wilson Uwujaren Several things make this article a put off. First, it baffles me why so called columnists can’t ...

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August 5, 2013

Fraud: Man uses fake bank alert to steal N5 million (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo   A suspected fraudster, Wale Olaide, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for defrauding a ...

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June 26, 2013

Arrest EFCC chairman within 2 weeks – Court orders Police IG

by Isi Esene Justice Peter Kekemeke of an Abuja High Court has ordered the arrest of the chairman of the ...

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May 4, 2013

One day, one trouble: EFCC may probe Amaechi over missing $10m private jet money

by Ogunyemi Bukola There seems to be no respite in sight for embattled Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, as ...

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February 1, 2013

‘Yahoo-Yahoo’: 20 men arrested by the EFCC in Edo (PICTURED)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested twenty suspects over alleged cyber crimes in Benin City, Edo State. ...

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January 30, 2013

Double jeopardy? EFCC to re-arraign convicted police pension boss today

by Akan Ido The former Police Pension fund accountant, John Yakubu Yusuf, who was convicted on Monday by an Abuja ...

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January 17, 2013

Niger Delta militants indict Jonathan – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze I would suggest to his followers, eminent and concerned Nigerians, members and leadership of his party, to ...

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January 15, 2013

7 suspects arrested for defrauding billionaire, Folorunsho Alakija’s NGO (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido The EFCC has announced the arrest of seven employees of ‘The Rose of Sharon’ organisation for alleged ...

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January 11, 2013

Charles Soludo, others grilled by the EFCC over currency scam, to face prosecution soon

by Isi Esene The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Charles Soludo was yesterday night picked ...

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December 6, 2012

EFCC goes hard: 20 plain-clothes men wait for Wale Babalakin at his LUTH hospital ward

by Akan Ido The Bi-Courtney Group, has registered its displeasure at the conduct of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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October 13, 2012

Sylva spoon: EFCC discovers N1billion Abuja mansions belonging to ex-governor Timipre Sylva

by Stanley Azuakola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) might have gotten its most damning and compelling evidence yet ...

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