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3 Things House Owners Should Be Careful Of As Alhaji Was Arrested For Selling A House That's Not His

A man known as Alhaji Haruna Husseini has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) for claiming and selling off a house in Abuja for 30 million naira. According to reports, he claimed to be the owner of a building at No. 167 Ketempe District in Abuja.

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3 Things House Owners Should Be Careful Of As Alhaji Was Arrested For Selling A House That's Not His

JUSTICE

Hours After Backing Tinubu 2023, Court Orders EFCC to Remove Dokpesi Name From Watchlist

The Federal High Court Abuja has today Monday 11th October 2021, ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to delist Nigerian media entrepreneur and founder of African Independent Television (AIT) in person of Chief Raymond Anthony Aleogho Dokpesi from its watch list. Ruling on Dokpesi case ealier today, Chief Justice John Tsoho held that the defendant have no criminal charges or allegations currently raised against him and as such, his name should be removed from EFCC watch list with immediate effect failure of which will amount to contempt of court.

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Hours After Backing Tinubu 2023, Court Orders EFCC to Remove Dokpesi Name From Watchlist

SOCIETY

How 2 brothers, 7 other Yahoo Boys were picked at their hideout during early morning raid by EFCC

It was the end of the road for nine internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo Boys, including two brothers, as they were picked up at their hideout on Friday, October 22, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) during what the commission described as early morning sting operation in Warri, Delta State.

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How 2 brothers, 7 other Yahoo Boys were picked at their hideout during early morning raid by EFCC

JUSTICE

Igboho's Suit Against DSS: Why EFCC Must Learn From The Current Travails Of The DSS

Following the current travails of the Nigerian Department of State Services (DSS) after the Beninese-detained self-acclaimed Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho filed a suit of N20,000,000,000 (Twenty billion naira) against the secret police through the Oyo State Division of the Federal High Court some weeks ago over the violation of his fundamental human rights, I cynically believe that the DSS must have been in a sober mood by now over their actions.

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Igboho's Suit Against DSS: Why EFCC Must Learn From The Current Travails Of The DSS

POLITICS

Why The Alleged Bribes Used To Sponsor Jonathan's 2015 Election By Diezani Should Be Probed By EFCC

Mrs Alison-Madueke (Former Nigerian oil minister) has been fighting against some accusations which revealed that she embezzled revenues generated from oil when she was a minister. (Diezani. Credit: Afrikgist). Also, these accusations became stronger when UK’s Department for International Development reported that more than $32 billion was misappropriated during Diezani's administration as a minister.

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Why The Alleged Bribes Used To Sponsor Jonathan's 2015 Election By Diezani Should Be Probed By EFCC

JUSTICE

'yahoo boy' has been sentenced by an Ibadan Judge to sweep the Court premises.

A sitting Judge in a High Court in Ibadan have sentenced an internet fraudster, popularly called 'yahoo yahoo' in Nigeria to sweep the court premises for six months, from 8am to 12 noon, every working day. note: this picture is for illustration The Sitting Judge, Justice Bayo Taiwo, had sentenced the convict, Mr Adewale Tosin, after he had pleaded guilty to the crime of defrauding an American man, Mr Lylian Zamarippa of the sum of $2400 during which he had pretended to be a lady named, Zielone Nyson.

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'yahoo boy' has been sentenced by an Ibadan Judge to sweep the Court premises.

SOCIETY

Why And How Ganduje's Wife Was Arrested By EFCC

Image Credit: Solobase As announced earlier this morning by GoldMyne via their verified Twitter handle, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has allegedly arrested the wife of Kano State governor over a case bordering bribery and corruption. It should be recalled that the EFCC invited Mrs. Hafsat Ganduje some days ago to answer questions indicting her on a bribery charge.

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Why And How Ganduje's Wife Was Arrested By EFCC

SOCIETY

I Was Not Arrested By EFCC- Kwankwaso

Former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwasohas denied the rumour making the round that he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. In a statement in Abuja by the former governor said he visited the anti graft office to give his side of the story over the allegations leveled against him by a frivolous petition written by unknown person.

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I Was Not Arrested By EFCC- Kwankwaso

SOCIETY

'It Is Nothing But A Rumor Peddled By Mischief Makers' - Ganduje Reacts To News Of His Wife's Arrest

Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje has denied reports claiming that his wife, Professor Hafsat Ganduje has been arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to a statement issued through the state's Commissioner for Information, Muhammed Garba, the governor described the reports as nothing but rumors being peddled by mischief-makers.

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'It Is Nothing But A Rumor Peddled By Mischief Makers' - Ganduje Reacts To News Of His Wife's Arrest

POLITICS

EFCC grills Ex-Senate President, Anyim, in a case of alleged corruption & diversion of public funds

It's obvious that the EFCC are making serious efforts to rid Nigeria of economic and financial crimes as well as to effectively coordinate the domestic effort of the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. This can be seen from this year's reports of the commission interrogating politicians who had once been in government office or has held a position in government office.

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EFCC grills Ex-Senate President, Anyim, in a case of alleged corruption & diversion of public funds

SOCIETY

EFCC Arrests Governor Ganduje's Wife, Hafsat

Few weeks after her Son, Abdulazeez Ganduje reported her to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Anti-graft agency has finally arrested the First Lady of Kano State, Professor Hafsat Ganduje. Professor Hafsat Ganduje Photo Credit: Facebook According to a source who pleaded to remain under the condition of anonymity, The Kano State Governor's Wife was arrested by the EFCC Operatives on Monday Evening.

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EFCC Arrests Governor Ganduje's Wife, Hafsat

SOCIETY

EFCC Chairman declines queries from journalists over Hafsat Ganduje's Arrest

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, had reportedly declined queries from newsmen as regards to the arrest of Mrs Hafsat Ganduje, wife of Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano State Governor), stating that, he was focused on the event of the day, when confronted by journalist at an event organised by EFCC on Tuesday, 5th October, 2021, over the issue.

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EFCC Chairman declines queries from journalists over Hafsat Ganduje's Arrest

POLITICS

OPINION: EFCC Probe Of NPA Boss A Good Move

There are indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced investigations into the alleged secret offshore accounts by some Nigerians named in the Pandora Papers. GistIsland Online earlier reports that apart from a former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, who has been summoned for questioning by the commission over his secret assets and financial deals exposed in the Pandora Papers, the acting Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Mohammed Bello-Koko, as well as other Nigerians mentioned in the reports are also getting their invites from EFCC.

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OPINION: EFCC Probe Of NPA Boss A Good Move

SOCIETY

EFCC arrests 3 ‘Spiritualists’ for N16m get-rich-quick scheme

The maiduguri zonal command of Borno state has arrested Mohammed Ibrahim and Ibrahim Abubakar who claimed to be spiritualist after using deception to defraud one Mohammed Gaji of the sum of 16 million Naira in the name of getting rich quick. Gaji was said to have given Mohammed Ibrahim the 16 million Naira so that he will pray for him and get rich after.

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EFCC arrests 3 ‘Spiritualists’ for N16m get-rich-quick scheme

POLITICS

EFCC Grills Former Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu Over Alleged Money Laundering.

Former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu was questioned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday for alleged fraud and failure to explain how he came to hold 22 properties in Nigeria, the United States, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates.

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EFCC Grills Former Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu Over Alleged Money Laundering.

JUSTICE

Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, the ex-pension boss, sent to jail for money laundering

Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the no-longer-existing Pension Reform Taskforce Team has been sentenced to fourteen years in jail. The younger Maina was sentenced on Thursday, October 7, 2021, by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

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Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, the ex-pension boss, sent to jail for money laundering

JUSTICE

17 Internet fraudsters sent to jail in Akwa Ibom

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Uyo Zonal Command has secured the conviction of 17 Internet fraudsters. Justice Stephen Daylop Pam of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State handed down the judgment. The convicts are Valentine Moses Ukong, Ebuka Kelvin Uzokwe, Onedo Elohor Caleb, Godson Lekia Tophie, Achilonu Moses Chidiebere, Monshe Oloko Pius, Samuel Egu Ezeh, Akobo Joseph Chikone, Morayor Jerry Shina and Obioma Joel.

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17 Internet fraudsters sent to jail in Akwa Ibom

SOCIETY

24-year-old declared wanted by EFCC for alleged N935million scam

Jayeoba is that the Marketing Director of Wales Kingdom Capital Limited. “The public is hereby notified that Adewale Daniel Jayeoba of Wales Kingdom Capital is needed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) within the alleged case of an investment scam,” the anti-graft agency announced during a statement.

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24-year-old declared wanted by EFCC for alleged N935million scam

JUSTICE

Money laundering: Ex-pension boss, Maina’s son jailed for 14 years

The son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Faisal has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. Justice Okon Abang of the federal high court in Abuja handed down the judgement in absentia on Thursday 7 October 2021. He ordered the federal government to arrest Faisal wherever he is found in Nigeria and commit him to a correctional centre.

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Money laundering: Ex-pension boss, Maina’s son jailed for 14 years

POLITICS

[Opinion] One Major Thing That Peter Obi's Reaction To His Alleged EFCC Invitation Revealed

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), is undoubtedly the nightmare of corrupt politicians and everyone involved in corrupt, or financial crimes in Nigeria. The commission has over the years, prosecuted high-profile individuals, with some convicted, and sent to jail. This has seen fears sent down the spines of anyone summoned by the commission.

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[Opinion] One Major Thing That Peter Obi's Reaction To His Alleged EFCC Invitation Revealed