Tag: EFCC

EFCC Declares War On LAUTECH Students

Reports reaching us says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared ‘war’ on the students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) as the university is known for its high rate of cyber crimes. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman, Ibrahim Magu, at a meeting held on Thursday, February 7 stated […]

EFCC Arrests 10 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Abuja

EFCC Arrests 10 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 10 suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja. Abuja zonal office, of the EFCC made this known that the suspects were arrested, following intelligence report of their suspicious activities. EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja said the suspects are, Triumph Chikwendu […]

Kalu Dares EFCC To Arrest Obasanjo

Kalu Dares EFCC To Arrest Obasanjo

Former Abia state Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to arrest former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, for allegedly embezzling $16billion meant for the power sector. Kalu stated this, while speaking to journalists, on arrival at a private hangar at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Wednesday. According […]

EFCC bust six yahoo boys in Abuja, recover two Bugatti, Porshe, Benz and N300m duplex

EFCC, have arrested six suspected Internet fraudsters in separate raids carried out at various times across a number of locations in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The suspects: Chemezie Valentine Ezeife, Onwochei Chibuzor John, Onwochei Joel, Marvin Nwankwo, Prince Ojenike, and Jude Olatekobowale, were arrested following a tip-off. Ezeife was arrested on January 16, 2019 […]

EFCC Apprehends Two People With $2.8m Cash

EFCC Apprehends Two People With $2.8m Cash

EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, on Thursday, December 20, 2018, intercepted $2.8million from two people, suspected to be money launderers, at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The suspects, namely Ighoh Augustine and Ezekwe Emmanuel, allegedly working for a company: Bankers Warehouse, were nabbed based on intelligence report. Upon their arrest, they were caught with consignments of […]

EFCC Declares War On Yahoo Boys

EFCC Declares War On Yahoo Boys

Ahead of the Yuletide, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has launched total war on online fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo Boys’. The operation codenamed ‘Cyber Storm’, will involve EFCC operatives monitoring suspicious transactions especially by youths who cannot explain their source of wealth. The commission will also deploy its agents in nightclubs and concerts […]

EFCC arrest Yahoo boys in Abuja (Photos)

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has arrested three suspected internet fraudsters, at No 24, 1st Avenue, Fort Royal Estate, Airport road, Abuja. The suspects are; Marvin Nwankwo, Prince Ojenike and Jude Olatekobowale. They created a Facebook account with the following names: Rodney David; David Rodgers and Carlos David, respectively. A statement released by […]

EFCC ‘Storm’ Doyin Okupe’s Residence

EFCC ‘Storm’ Doyin Okupe’s Residence

According to Okupe, the EFCC operatives arrived his residence in Lagos on Saturday, and asked him to follow them. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken Doyin Okupe, a former aide to immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan into custody. According to Okupe, the EFCC operatives arrived his residence in Lagos on Saturday, and […]