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Court orders forfeiture of Yahoo Boy’s N230 million to FG

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered the final forfeiture of the sums of N210,287,697.45; N5,320,373.40; N15, 008,809.79 and $80.59 belonging to one Dehinbo Oluwatobi Reuben, an internet fraudster, to the federal government. Justice Saliu Saidu gave the order on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at the hearing of the forfeiture application brought by the Economic

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Yahoo-Yahoo fighting back? EFCC drags American to court for defrauding three Nigerians of N443million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, June 20, 2019, re-arraigned an American, Marco Antonio Ramirez, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $1,229,800 under the pretext of securing America’s Green Card for them. Those allegedly defrauded by the American and his companies are: Ambassador Godson Echejue, Abubakar Umar

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EFCC reacts to Festac roadblocks, online invitations to suspects

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wednesday, May 22, 2019, raised the alarm over the activities of some unscrupulous elements, who mount road blocks on some highbrow areas of Lagos, such as Victoria Island, Lekki and Festac Town. Such elements, EFCC said, parade themselves as operatives of the commission and extorting money from

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UPDATE! Court extends Naira Marley’s stay in EFCC custody

Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley has pleaded not guilty to the 11 count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.  After the charges were read to him in the presence of Justice Nicholas Oweibo, he pleaded ‘not guilty’. Justice Oweibo however slated the 30th of May for the hearing

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Naira Marley remains in custody as EFCC frees Zlatan, others

After five intense days of grilling in detention, Nigerian musician Zlatan Ibile has been temporarily released from Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody. According to reports, he and the two others who were set free are to report to EFCC office every day for further questioning. He was released alongside two others who

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