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SOCIETY

Man who posed as EFCC official and collected N38 million from internet fraudsters lands in trouble

A man who posed as an official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and collected the sum of N38 million from different internet fraudsters popularly known as 'Yahoo Boys' has been arrested by operatives of the commission, the commission announced on Thursday. The man, whose name was given as Kelvin Babatunde Ladeji, was arrested by operatives of the Lagos zonal command of the commission following reports the commission received on how he posed as its operative and collected the sum of N38 million from different internet fraudsters in order to prevent their arrests.

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Man who posed as EFCC official and collected N38 million from internet fraudsters lands in trouble

SOCIETY

What Could Be The Cause Of Mr Christopher Orji's Death?

59 years old Christopher Orji, an Assistant Director of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), has reportedly committed suicide in Abuja, when his body was found dangling with a rope tied to the ceiling fan at his residence in Federal Housing Authority Estate, Lugbe, Abuja.

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What Could Be The Cause Of Mr Christopher Orji's Death?

SPORTS

Why Barcelona's vice president praised Real Madrid's president

Real Madrid and Barcelona are rivals on the pitch and in the La Liga Santander, but the competition is healthy. When the players and the members of the board of these two clubs meet, they speak well of each other, even in their absence. Barcelona's economic vice president is Eduard Romeu, when he spoke with El Partidazo de COPE, he had nothing but good words for Real Madrid's president, Florentino Perez.

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Why Barcelona's vice president praised Real Madrid's president

POLITICS

President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians' misconceptions about him

Photo Credit: Premium Times Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari before his emergence as the democratically elected president of Nigeria, was once the military head of state and in the year 2015 after he contested as the presidential candidate from the newly formed All Progressives Congress of Nigeria, he emerged as the winner after losing many times.

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President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians' misconceptions about him

POLITICS

Activist Deji Reacts After EFCC Reportedly Grilled Kwankwaso Over ₦10 billion Alleged Fraud.

It was reported today that the officials of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, yesterday grilled the former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, over allegation of diversion of public funds and fraudulent allocation of government properties to cronies. This action that was taken by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC against the former Kano State governor caused several people to react differently.

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Activist Deji Reacts After EFCC Reportedly Grilled Kwankwaso Over ₦10 billion Alleged Fraud.

SOCIETY

EFCC Boss Who Collapsed During Presentation At NIMC Event In Abuja Is Hale And Hearty.

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, who was reported earlier to have slumped during a presentation at an event in the State House in Abuja, is currently in good state of health. Photo Credit: NaijaNews.com Recall that, the EFCC boss felt unwell while making a speech at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja, during an event organized by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) when he suddenly slumped and had to be rushed to the hospital.

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EFCC Boss Who Collapsed During Presentation At NIMC Event In Abuja Is Hale And Hearty.

SOCIETY

I Am Not A Fraudster - Mompha Replies EFCC

Ismail Mustapha, better known as Mompha, has debunked claims by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that he was being investigated for fraud. Recall that Mompha, during a live video Instagram interview with controversial broadcaster, Daddy Freeze, had claimed that the anti-graft agency contacted him to lie low following Hushpuppi's arrest.

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I Am Not A Fraudster - Mompha Replies EFCC

SOCIETY

Possible Reasons Why Federal Government Official Committed Suicide After Invitation From EFCC

Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters, Instablog9ja According to Sahara Reporters, an assistant director of the National Biotechnology Development Agency, Christopher Orji, has allegedly committed suicide after he got invitation from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Christopher Orji, until his tragic death, was the coordinator of the agency's Bioresource Centre in the Langtang LGA of Plateau State.

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Possible Reasons Why Federal Government Official Committed Suicide After Invitation From EFCC

POLITICS

Former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki Finally Opens Up On Reports Of His Arrest By EFCC.

Former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki photo credit: Google Reports have been going around that the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested former senate president, Senator Bukola Saraki, at a wedding ceremony at Abuja, for alleged embezzlement, money laundering and misappropriation of public funds while he was the governor of Kwara state.

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Former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki Finally Opens Up On Reports Of His Arrest By EFCC.

POLITICS

Opinion: Three Things That Theodore Orji Would Have Done To Avoid His Arrest

On Thursday, the former Governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji was arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 10 am and taken to the headquarters of EFCC at Jabi, Abuja, for the continuation of his interrogation.

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Opinion: Three Things That Theodore Orji Would Have Done To Avoid His Arrest

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Ekweremadu Denies EFCC's Arrest, We Borrowed Our Way Out Of Two Recessions-Buhari

Ekweremadu denies EFCC's arrest : Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has dismissed as fake, the report that he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), assuring his supporters that there was nothing to worry about. In a statement by his Media Adviser, Uche Anichukwu, the senator said the report, like others before it, represented only the “unholy imagination of the authors and their sponsors”

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Today's Headlines: Ekweremadu Denies EFCC's Arrest, We Borrowed Our Way Out Of Two Recessions-Buhari

ENTERTAINMENT

Video Shows Jim Iyke Fighting With An Instagram Blogger Who Questioned His Source Of Wealth

A popular Nigerian actor known as Jim Iyke was caught in a video fighting an Instagram blogger who questioned his source of wealth and invited the EFCC to investigate him. The blogger who is also an actor known as Uche Maduagwu had in an Instagram post asked that Jim Iyke's source of wealth be investigated because he has too much money for an actor.

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Video Shows Jim Iyke Fighting With An Instagram Blogger Who Questioned His Source Of Wealth

POLITICS

Aisha Yesufu Reacts After EFCC Chairman, Bawa Slumped In Abuja While Delivering Speech.

It was reported earlier to that the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa today slumped while delivering speech in Abuja and was rushed out of the banquet hall at the presidential villa. This said incident has caused several people to react differently. Based on that note, a well known human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu decided to react.

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Aisha Yesufu Reacts After EFCC Chairman, Bawa Slumped In Abuja While Delivering Speech.

JUSTICE

EFCC Arraigns Two Alleged Fraudsters for Impersonating Anthony Joshua, Obtain £15, 491, 23 from Victims

Two men who posed as the former World Heavyweight Boxing champion, Nigerian-born Anthony Joshua, and defrauded two British women of £15,491 have been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and were taken to court for impersonation and fraud, the commission announced on Tuesday, October 12.

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EFCC Arraigns Two Alleged Fraudsters for Impersonating Anthony Joshua, Obtain £15, 491, 23 from Victims

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Japan Pledges Support To EFCC; Security Agencies Are Informants For Bandits-NSCDC

(Photos Credit: Google) Anti-graft War: Japan pledges support to EFCC The Japanese government has pledged to support the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the fight against financial crimes. (Photos Credit: Vanguard) The Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Nigeria, Matsunaga Kazuyoshi made the pledge on Tuesday September 29, 2021 during a Courtesy Visit to Executive Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa at EFCC headquarters Abuja.

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Today's Headlines: Japan Pledges Support To EFCC; Security Agencies Are Informants For Bandits-NSCDC

POLITICS

Why EFCC Grilled Me- Former Senate President Saraki Opens Up

Former Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, disclosed on Saturday that he visited the headquarters Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to clarify some issues. However, he denied being arrested, saying he went there out of his own volition. This was made known in a statement by the Media Office of Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu.

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Why EFCC Grilled Me- Former Senate President Saraki Opens Up

SOCIETY

BbNaija: 3 Important Points that EFCC gave as reasons for Raiding Dorathy's house

Few hours ago, Miss Dorathy Bachor accused members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of invading her house without a warrant or notice. From the account that Dorathy gave, the Ex-Bbnaija housemate felt traumatized about the whole experience because it was completely unexpected. This becomes more prominent when you notice that the five armed men barged into her room by 4.45Am.

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BbNaija: 3 Important Points that EFCC gave as reasons for Raiding Dorathy's house

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

There is a high rate of cyber crime amongst the youths - EFCC

Usman Muktar, Ilorin zonal commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has decried the high rate of cybercrime among youths and enjoined parents and stakeholder to discourage the youths from internet fraud. Muktar, who disclosed that the agency had witnessed an increasing number of arrests of Nigerian youths in cyber crime in recent times, charged parents to ask their children questions about sources of their wealth.

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There is a high rate of cyber crime amongst the youths - EFCC

POLITICS

My Assets Were Acquired With Loans in 2017 - Seriaki Dickson

The immediate past governor of Bayelsa State Chief Seriaki Dickson, who is currently a Senator in the National Assembly has been accused by an NGO of mismanagement of office and abuse of public funds while he served as governor. A petition was filed against him by the NGO asking for an investigation of his declaration of assets to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) by EFCC.

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My Assets Were Acquired With Loans in 2017 - Seriaki Dickson

ENTERTAINMENT

"Avoid Me If You're Into Online Fraud" -Nollywood Actor Okon Reveals

Nigerian actor and comedian Ime Bishop Umoh, also known as Okon Lagos, took to his official social media platform to inform internet fraudsters who are ‘following him’ across all social media platforms to stop, as he doesn’t like them. Internet fraud, remains one of the most illegal ways of making money among youths in the country, as the Nigerian government in collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have warned youths against such evil and ugly practices, as it only brings bad name to the country.

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