Category: Crime

Stealing: Court jails ex-Vanguard Chief Accountant for 7 years 

·       As ex-circulation manager bags 3 years A Lagos High Court in Ikeja has sentenced a former Chief Accountant of Vanguard Newspaper, Bhadmus Abiodun,  to 7 years imprisonment, following his involvement in forgery and stealing of about N3.1million belonging to one of the leading national newspapers in the country. The court also sentenced former circulation representative of… Read More »

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Disclaimer: Magu Not on Twitter

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has discovered a fake Twitter account in the name of its Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu with the username @IbrahimMagu. The anti-graft agency wishes to state unequivocally that the said Twitter handle does not belong to him and whatever tweet emanating from it is not from the Chairman, neither… Read More »

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Self Discipline, Ingredient to War against Graft– Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has identified the principle of self-discipline as the most essential ingredient in the fight against graft and its vices. Magu made the statement in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, when officers of the EFCC Ibadan Zone, held fitness walk and exercise, with… Read More »

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EFCC Docks Legal Practitioner over Land Fraud in Ilorin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal office has arraigned a Legal Practitioner, Akeem Jimoh, before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on a one count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence. Barrister Jimoh was arraigned before the Court Presided by Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar. The accused person allegedly received… Read More »

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TUC Praises EFCC as Magu Urges Nigerians to Embrace Anti-corruption Fight

The President, Trade Union Congress, TUC, Quadri Olaleye has declared the congress’s support for the anti-corruption efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC. Speaking on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 while on a courtesy visit to EFCC headquarters, Olaleye told the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu that, “Your friends are our friends and… Read More »

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EFCC Arraigns Businessman for Issuance of Dud Cheque

The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on July 9, 2019 arraigned one Mukaila Abdulrahman alongside his company MKA Ventures Limited before Justice Darius Khobo of the State High Court, sitting in Kaduna on a three-count charge bordering on cheating and obtaining money under false pretence. The EFCC had received… Read More »

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Court Convicts Yola Distribution Company Staff for N5.7m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 secured the conviction of one Ahmadu Mai before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri. Mai, an Officer II Finance and Accounts at the Business Unit of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company, Bulunkutu, was first arraigned before… Read More »

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Alleged N20.1m Fraud: Witness Indicts Ex-NBA Chairman, Ogunlana

The Provost of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Ikeja Branch, Lagos, Olubunmi Odeniyi, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, told Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, how insurance premium funds paid by members of the association were not remitted to any insurance company during the administrations of two former chairmen… Read More »

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EFCC Canvasses for Asset Recovery, Marks AU Anti-corruption Day with Road Walk, Round Table Discussion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Thursday, July 11, 2019 host a public education and sensitization Road Walk, as well as a Round Table Discussion on Asset Recovery and Return, to mark the 3rd African Union, AU Anti-Corruption Day. This year’s theme: “Towards a Common African Position on Asset Recovery”, will be… Read More »

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EFCC Trains Officers on Digital Banking Operations, Investigation

The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Monday July 8, 2019 charged officers at the training on digital banking operations and investigation course to put in their best in curbing fraud associated with digital banking. Magu made this call at the opening ceremony of a four-day intensive training designed to… Read More »