Why whistleblowers must file petition under oath, by EFCC (Guardian)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has explained the rationale behind its new policy that potential whistleblowers must take oath before filing petition. The anti-graft agency introduced the process that compels a whistleblower to sign undertaking, including taking an…

Alleged money laundering: Ofili-Ajumogobia’s medical report a lie, says EFCC (Guardian)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, challenged a medical report tendered by Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos. The EFCC had arraigned Ofili-Ajumogobia alongside Godwin Obla (SAN) on…

*Chartered accountant disappears on way from office (NewTelegraph) *Again, EFCC arrests eight suspected fraudsters in Lagos (Independent)

Chartered accountant disappears on way from office (NewTelegraph) A 26-year-old chartered accountant, Ms. Lateefat Adewura Belo, appears to have simply disappeared into thin air while returning from office. Lateefat was said to have gone missing on May 15 while returning…

*How Lagos hotelier’s son, friend drugged, gang-raped me – Victim (Punch)* Pay more attention to children’s education, HDI urges LASG (Vanguard)

How Lagos hotelier’s son, friend drugged, gang-raped me – Victim (Punch) A 24-year-old rape victim on Wednesday narrated to a Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja how she was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by the son of a Lagos…

EFCC apprehends four suspected bank wire transfer fraudsters in Abuja (Guardian)

The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested four suspects for allegedly attempting to carry out a fraudulent bank wire transfer of $200,000( N72, 000, 000) from an unsuspecting foreigner’s bank account. The four suspected…

EFCC discovers car thieves’ new tricks (Punch)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said car thieves have resorted to new tricks to steal cars from individuals and car dealers issuing stolen or dud cheques. According to the commission, the public should be on the alert when transacting business…

Fake US Army general bags jail term in Nigeria (Guardian)

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction of Uyime Omoruyi for impersonating a United States General Barnett Edwards Riggs. Omoruyi was also found culpable of fraudulently inducing one Mary Cuter of the sum of $999 (Nine Hundred…

Expiration of immunity: No team to probe Amosun, Yari, Okorocha —EFCC (Vanguard)

Despite having quizzed some of key officials of Ogun, Imo and Zamfara states over financial matters running into billions of naira, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said, yesterday, it had not raised any team to probe outgoing governors of…

EFCC traces lawyer’s ‘car gift’ to Onnoghen (Vanguard)

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has traced a car, allegedly owned by Walter Onnoghen, the embattled chief justice of Nigeria, CJN, to Joe Agi, a senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN. The anti-graft agency said it believed that the alleged…

Alleged N170m Contract Scam: Show proof of your allegations, Zinox challenges Premium Times

The management of Zinox Technologies Ltd. has challenged Premium Times, an online news medium, to show proof of any criminal court case or indictment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigerian Police against it or any…

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