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Tarfa Slams N5b Suit On EFCC, MTN, Falana

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been sued by embattled Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Rickey Tarfa for an alleged violation of his right to privacy. Tarfa claimed the EFCC accessed his call records on his phone with mobile number 08034600000 without his consent and made available to online news media, including Sahara…

Obaigbena Writes EFCC Over N670m Compensation

President of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria, NPAN, Nduka Obaigbena, has explained why his body got N670 million from the office of the immediate past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, for compensation for confiscation of copies of newspapers and circulation vans of newspaper houses by the last administration in 2015. The Economic and Financial…

EFCC Drags Ex-NIMASA Boss To Court

A former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Patrick Ziadeke Akpobolokemi, was arraigned on Thursday, December 3, 2015, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFFC. Akpobolokemi was taken to court alongside seven other staff of the agency including Captain Eziekiel Agaba, Executive Director, and their two companies. The former…

$2.25m Scam: EFCC Arraigns Two Suspects

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Alhaji Yerima Suleiman and Mr. Uwem Essien Antia before Justice Lawal Akapo of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretence and forgery. Yerima and Antia ran into troubles, when they were arrested in…

Dumebi Kachukwu In EFCC Net Over N750m Scam

Popular Abuja socialite, Dumebi Kachukwu, has been nabbed by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Kachukwu, a former son-in-law to ex-Minister of Aviation, Kema Chikwe, was arrested on Friday evening when he turned himself in to EFCC office in Abuja. Before then, the Commission had stormed his residence at 27, Gana Street,…

15 Suspected Oil Thieves To Face Trial In Warri

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday November 26, 2014 arraigned 15 suspected oil thieves before Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court, Warri, Delta State, for alleged illegal dealing in petroleum products. The accused persons are Henry Obioso, Messel Oruan, Obaila Zion, Precious Billy, Bassey Samuel, Anthony Archibong, Captain Olufemi Osagay,…

Yerima, Kauru LG Chairman, PDP Chieftain In EFCC Net Over SURE-P Fraud

Chairman of Kauru local government area of Kaduna State, Usman Shehu; his deputy, Paul Yerima; and the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Chairman in the council, Timothy Chindo, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, November 27, 2014. The accused persons were dragged to the Kaduna State High Court on a…

Skye Bank Manager In N200m Fraud Scandal

A banker with Skye Bank is presently cooling off in the den of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over his alleged involvement in a-N200-million fraud he carried out between 2010 and 2013, Aproko247 can confirm. The accused person, Tajudeen Yusuf, was a former Business Development Manager of Skye Bank branch in Jos, Plateau…

Abuja Auto Dealer, Collins Masadey In Fraud Mess

An Abuja-based auto dealer, Collins Masadey, is presently cooling off in one of the prisons in the city for allegedly presenting a dud cheque to one of his clients. Masadey, who runs Coomy Automobiles Limited in Abuja, was dragged to an Abuja High Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, November…

EFCC Arraigns Kebbi Accountant-General Over N1.6b Fraud

The Kebbi State Accountant-General, Mohammed Arzika Dakingari, was arraigned on Friday, November 7, 2014, before Justice Sabiu Bala of Kebbi State High Court, Birnin-Kebbi on a 20-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and abuse of office. Dakingari was taken to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, alongside the Managing…