The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, November 7, 2019, tasked Nigerian students to apply wisdom in the use of internet, especially in relating with the public to avoid becoming victim of internet fraud and cyber bullying.
The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty Oba Ewuare II, on Thursday November 7, 2019 lent his support to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the fight against corruption and financial crimes in the country. He made this known when he received officials of the Benin Zonal office of theCommission, EFCC, who paid a courtesy visit to his palace. "May the goodwill of our ancestors guide you and give you peace both in Benin and outside. You have my support in the discharge of your duties".
Five month after Jamiu Isiaka, a self-acclaimed herbalist,was arraigned by the Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, for allegedly defrauding a Korean National, Keun Sig Kim, the Commission has closed its case against the defendant.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is to run post-graduate corruption-related courses in collaboration with the University of Abuja.
The Lagos State Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested one Adeleye Benjamin Oladele, for parading himself as staff of the Commission, working in the office of the Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, and defrauding unsuspecting job seekers with promises of job placement in the Commission.
The Presidential Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, has commanded the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu for his outstanding performance in tracing and recovering stolen assets. Chairman of PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay gave the commendation at a Town Hall Meeting on the fight against corruption which took place today November 7, at the NAF Conference Centre, Kado, Abuja. Sagay, who spoke through the executive secretary of the committee, Professor Sadiq Radda, praised the assets recovery record of the EFCC under Magu.
The executive director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and head of Transparency International (TI) in Nigeria, Auwal Musa Rafsanjani has showered praises on the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu for the record-setting achievements of the Commission in the last four years. Rafsanjani who visited Commission on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 sought the strengthening of the working relationship between the Commission, CISLAC and TI.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) and the Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps are to close ranks by sharing intelligence in furtherance of the goal of fighting corruption and other national security challenges in the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office today, November 7, 2019, arraigned one Hamzat Muhammad Bashar, Chief Executive Officer of Hamga Investment Resources Limited, and his company before Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High Court on a 12-count amended charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence, to the tune of N29, 865,000.00 (Twenty Nine Million Eight Hundred and Sixty Five Thousand Nara).
The Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 arraigned the duo of Kasim Jibo and Bashir Mua’zu before Justice N.I Afolabi of the Federal High Court, Gombe, Gombe State on a two-count charge, bordering on obtaining by false pretence.