Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

Proceeds from unlawful activities: Private varsity forfeited to FG

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the final forfeiture of a private university, NOK University, Kaduna State, including all its assets,...

Currency hawker at event centre jailed six months, slapped with N897,900 forfeiture to FG

Guilt-racked Lagos woman, Adeyinka Bilikis Gbadamosi, who hawked and sold the nation’s currencies – the Naira – at an event centre in Lagos,...

Court Seizes $4.7m, N830m, other properties recovered from Ex-CBN Gov. Emefiele

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered an interim forfeiture of the sums of $4.7 million, N830 million, and several properties...

Breaking: Sirika, brother, pleads not guilty to alleged N19.4bln fraud

Former Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika, his brother, Ahmad Sirika, and a firm, Enginos Nigeria Limited, have been arraigned on a fresh 10-count...

Again, Emefiele arraigned, faces fresh charge of spending N18.96bln to print N684.5m new naira notes

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, was again arraigned on Wednesday for another financial crime — the...

EFCC files fresh charges against Godwin Emefiele for printing Naira without NASS approval

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a new four-count charge against Godwin Emefiele, former governor of the Central Bank of...

Breaking: Ex-Aviation Minister Sirika, daughter, two others arraigned, granted N400m bail

A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Thursday granted Hadi Sirika, former aviation minister, her daughter, and two others bail in the sum...

EFCC confirms refund of $760,000 paid by ex-Gov. Bello for children’s school fees

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has confirmed the receipt of the refund of $760,000 paid as advanced school fees by former Kogi...

Ex-Gov. Bello’s impudence: Redeploy Kogi CP, State Forum of Concerned Citizens urges IGP

Following the outrage over the resistance to arrest by ex-Gov. Yahaya Bello and the gutsy move of Mr. Usman Ododo, governor of Kogi...

Just in: EFCC arrests Ex-Aviation Minister Sirika over alleged N8bln fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, over alleged N8.06 billion fraud. He arrived at the...

Naira abuse: Bobrisky appeals his six-month jail term

Controversial cross-dresser Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, has filed a notice of appeal, challenging the six-month maximum sentence given to him by...

Breaking: N300m laundering charge: FCT High Court discharges, acquits ex-AGF Adoke

After a seven-year trial, Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed the money laundering charges filed against...

Update: Nigeria Immigration Service has put former Gov. Yahaya Bello on the watchlist

More woes for the former Kogi State Governor, Mr. Yahaya Bello, as the Nigerian Immigration Service put him on its watchlist on Thursday....

Alleged N80bln fraud: EFCC declares ex-Kogi Gov. Yahaya Bello wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared former Kogi Gov. Yahaya Bello wanted over allegations of fraud to the tune of...

EFCC operatives allegedly barricade ex-Kogi Gov. Yahaya Bello’s Abuja residence

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have allegedly barricaded the house of the immediate past governor of Kogi State, Mr....

Naira Abuse: EFCC to arraign Cubana Chief Priest

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed a three-count charge against popular IG celebrity, Pascal Okechukwu also known as Cubana Chief Priest,...