The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office has secured the conviction of a businessman, Nicholas Emenike for advance fee fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC wishes to warn the general public to be wary of fake social media handles and addresses created by unscrupulous members of the public for the single purpose of spreading outright falsehood and misrepresentation of the Commission's activities.

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has again called on youths and students to shun internet fraud and other forms of economic and financial crimes.

The trial of Robert Azibaola, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for a $40 million fraud charge continued on February 5, 2019 with him testifying that there was no formal contract between his company and the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA.

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office have arrested seven more suspected internet fraudsters.

The trial of a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar Dikko, who is standing trial for an alleged seven-count charge of money laundering and procurement fraud to the tune of N9.7 billion, has been adjourned to February 27, 2019.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has secured the conviction and sentencing of one Badmus Oladimeji, an Internet fraudster, for possession of fraudulent documents before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.

     Dr. Oliver Stolpe, Country Representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC, along with James Jewett, Director, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office, United State Embassy, Abuja, presents the Continuous Improvement Self-Assessment, CI-SAM Report to Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the company of Ola Olukoyede, Secretary to the EFCC and other management staff, at the EFCC Head Office, Jabi, Abuja, on February 4, 2019.

 

Media & Publicity

4th February, 2019


The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has said that the fight against corruption is yielding dividends across all sectors in Nigeria.

A prosecution witness, Shuaibu Seidu, an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 4, 2019, gave more evidence before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos in the ongoing trial of a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, and others.