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LIFESTYLE

2 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Live in The Same Area With A Yahoo Boy

Internet Fraudsters or yahoo boys as they are popularly known have become very easy to find among us nowadays. Sometimes, we may find it easy to spot them in our midst as some of them don't hide what they do. At other times, it may be quite difficult to pinpoint them.

  11 months ago ago
2 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Live in The Same Area With A Yahoo Boy

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: EFCC Withdraws Case Against Kogi Govt, Buhari’s The Most Loved Politician -Adesina

N20b Bailout loan: EFCC withdraws case against Kogi govt The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday withdrew its suit seeking the forfeiture of the N20billion bailout funds granted to the Kogi State Government by Sterling Bank. The money was meant for the payment of Kogi State workers, but was alleged to have been, instead, domiciled in an interest yielding account with the bank.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: EFCC Withdraws Case Against Kogi Govt, Buhari’s The Most Loved Politician -Adesina

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The Japanese and UK Government Partnering With EFCC To Fight Fraud An End Time For Yahoo Boys?

Everything that has a beginning definitely has an end. The only uncertainty is the exact time the situation ends. As we know, the rate of cybercrime increases daily and this is becoming a mayhem that needs to be stopped. In conjunction with that, the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have decided to engage the Japanese alongside the United Kingdom government in partnership to curb financial frauds.

  1 year ago ago
The Japanese and UK Government Partnering With EFCC To Fight Fraud An End Time For Yahoo Boys?

SOCIETY

Mrs Ganduje: Why EFCC Shouldn't Back Down in Doing Their Work Against Corruption In The Country

It is no longer news that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Hafsat Ganduje, wife of the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on grounds of a land fraud case. This report came as a shock to Nigerians because such an incident is rarely seen, but it is also important to note that the EFCC is not governed by any state in the country, but it is a national body devoted to bringing corrupt personalities to book.

  1 year ago ago
Mrs Ganduje: Why EFCC Shouldn't Back Down in Doing Their Work Against Corruption In The Country

SOCIETY

EFCC Advises Youths Against Fraud: A Good Way To Rehabilitate The Society

The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has started a campaign to educate secondary school students and youths against cybercrime. The Chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission known as Abdulrasheed Bawa has decided to engage with the youths of the country, enlightening them to desist from fraud.

  1 year ago ago
EFCC Advises Youths Against Fraud: A Good Way To Rehabilitate The Society

POLITICS

Kano Govt Breaks Silence, Reacts To Arrest Of Gov. Ganduje’s Wife

The Kano State Government has finally reacted to viral report that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s wife, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), describing it as mere rumours being peddled by mischief-makers. A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, expressed regret that the content of the unfounded story could not be attributed to any credible source such as the purported arresting agency, the EFCC.

  1 year ago ago
Kano Govt Breaks Silence, Reacts To Arrest Of Gov. Ganduje’s Wife

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: We’re Determined to Crush Pension Fraud-EFCC; 34 Suspects Arrested For Kidnapping

Photos Credit: Google We’re determined to crush pension fraud in Nigeria — EFCC chairman vows The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Tuesday called for a concerted action by all stakeholders in ensuring an efficient, effective and fraud-free pension system in Nigeria.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: We’re Determined to Crush Pension Fraud-EFCC; 34 Suspects Arrested For Kidnapping

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Pandora Papers: How EFCC Decided To Take Action Against Those Exposed By The Reports

Pandora Papers contain findings of some independent investigative journalists which exposed how some rich and influential leaders, businessmen and others operate offshore companies to evade tax. It gave further insights into the kind of deals these people engage in. After the reports were published, many Nigerians and other people around the world were expecting that the anti-corruption agencies of the countries whose citizens were accused of being involved in these deals will take action to make the people to account for their dealings and possibly have their day in court.

  11 months ago ago
Pandora Papers: How EFCC Decided To Take Action Against Those Exposed By The Reports

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: EFCC Recovers N1.667trn For AMCON; Buhari Approved Another New Appointment Today

EFCC recovers N1.667trn for AMCON In 3 years The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Tuesday, told the House of Representatives, that the corporation, received N1, 667, 582, 605.04 recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) between 2017 and July 5, 2021.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: EFCC Recovers N1.667trn For AMCON; Buhari Approved Another New Appointment Today

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.

  1 year ago ago
Why And How Ganduje's Wife Was Arrested By EFCC

POLITICS

Why Kano Govt wants people to disregard reports of arrest of Ganduje's wife by EFCC

Amidst several reports of the arrest of Kano State First Lady, Hafsat Ganduje, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the government of Kano State has called on the people of the state to disregard the news. Photo credit: Vanguard According to a report by Guardian Newspaper, Hafsat Ganduje was arrested by the EFCC based on a petition against her by Abdulazeez on an issue bordering on land property in the State.

  1 year ago ago
Why Kano Govt wants people to disregard reports of arrest of Ganduje's wife by EFCC

SOCIETY

New internet fraud recruits jailed for attempted fraud

Internet fraud is known as the use of Internet services or some form of software that has Internet access to defraud victims or take advantage of them. This is done in such a way that the victims are unaware of what is about to befall them. As of today, the "Internet crime schemes steals millions of dollars each year from victims" and continue to carry out their devious schemes through the Internet by numerous methods.

  11 months ago ago
New internet fraud recruits jailed for attempted fraud

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.

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

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: EFCC Arrests Ganduje’s Wife, INEC To Decide On Anambra Guber Polls Today

EFCC Arrests Ganduje’s Wife Hafsat Ganduje, First Lady of Kano State, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Daily Trust understands that she was arrested based on a petition Abdulazeez, one of her sons, wrote against her.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: EFCC Arrests Ganduje’s Wife, INEC To Decide On Anambra Guber Polls Today

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.

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

JUSTICE

Special Offences Court Jails Retired Navy Captain For 45 Million Naira Fraud

Following the case of N45 million fraud, the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), has secured the conviction, and sentencing of a retired top military officer, Mr. Jerry Ogbonna. The case was presided over by Justice Mojisola Dada, of the Special Offences Court Sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.

  1 year ago ago
Special Offences Court Jails Retired Navy Captain For 45 Million Naira Fraud

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.

  11 months ago ago
OPINION: EFCC Probe Of NPA Boss A Good Move

SOCIETY

[Opinion] Here Are Two Reasons The EFCC Has Arrested Gov Ganduje's Wife

According to "RIPPLES NIGERIA" news source, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has reportedly arrested Ms Hafsat Ganduje, wife of the Kano State Governor, Mr. Adullahi Ganduje. The report made it known to the public that Ms Hafsat was arrested on the strength of a petition against her by her son, Abdulazeez Ganduje.

  1 year ago ago
[Opinion] Here Are Two Reasons The EFCC Has Arrested Gov Ganduje's Wife

JUSTICE

Court sentence a woman to three years imprisonment for a N6.2m scam

A high court sitting in Bauchi has tried, convicted and sentenced a woman identified as Amina Lawal Yahaya Gumau, also known as Amina Jauro to three (3) years imprisonment. The lady was sentenced on three counts of charges, which includes cheating and forgery to the huge amount of six million and two hundred thousand naira (N6.2m).

  11 months ago ago
Court sentence a woman to three years imprisonment for a N6.2m scam

SOCIETY

Hafsat Ganduje First Lady of Kano State, has been arrested by the EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Kano State First Lady Hafsat Ganduje (EFCC). According to reports, she was arrested as a result of a petition written by Abdulazeez, one of her sons, against her. In his petition, Abdulazeez, the governor's son, stated that he was approached by a property developer to facilitate the acquisition of some plots of land in Kano in exchange for a commission of hundreds of thousands of US dollars.

  1 year ago ago
Hafsat Ganduje First Lady of Kano State, has been arrested by the EFCC