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EFCC Arrests Lady Over N1,600 Shawarma Payment

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Star Shawarma, a pastry outfit in Makurdi, Benue State, Ms Mnena Ato, has narrated how she was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over a N1,600 transaction. Ato said she was arrested alongside her accountant and sales boy, adding that after …

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EFCC targets doctors issuing fake medical reports to criminals

The Economic and Finance Crimes Commission says it will extend its investigation to doctors that issue fake medical reports to those facing prosecution for alleged economic and financial crimes. Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, disclosed this at an interactive session with newsmen in Abuja on Friday. “We …

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EFCC Arrests Another Suspect On FBI List In Edo State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that its collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of a female suspect cyber fraudster in Edo State. EFCC said the female suspect (names withheld) worked in collaboration with foreign counterpart in dark web. Head of Benin …

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Ambode confirms raid of Lagos home by EFCC

The immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has reacted as operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, invaded his residence in Epe area of the state. Ambode stated that there was no cause for alarm over the search of his residence by operatives of the anti-graft agency. …

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WAEC Certificate: EFCC Under Fire For Not Arresting Buhari

A former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on New Media, Reno Omokri, has attacked President Buhari over the controversies surrounding his (Buhari) WAEC certificate, comparing him to Yahoo boys. Omokri berated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for being quick in arresting Yahoo boys who use fake pictures …

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Buhari under fire for allegedly using EFCC to install Lawan, Gbajabiamila; taking over judiciary, legislature

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has warned that Nigeria risks falling into totalitarianism and a failed state should President Muhammadu Buhari be left to continuously shrink the civic space. The group submitted that the fundamentals of the practice of constitutional democracy are animated by the protection and promotion …

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