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EFCC vs Ambode: How thugs prevented us from gaining access to Ambode’s residence – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has claimed its operatives were attacked by thugs loyal to former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. The EFCC had gone to execute a search warrant on Ambode’s residence in his hometown, Epe. Wilson Uwujaren, the agency’s Head of Media and Publicity, said

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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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