EFCC REPORT 

EFCC ARRESTS TWO SUSPECTED CYBER FRAUDSTERS

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the EFCC, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, stormed the residence of two suspected internet fraudsters at the Flood Gate Estate on Nwaniba road, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and arrested the duo after they put up strong resistance and also attempted to physically assault the operatives who eventually overpowered them and took them into custody. The arrested suspects are; Okonji Chijindu Victor a 29 years old indegene of Asaba in Delta State, and Osinachi Esinulo a 28 years old male who hails from…

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EFCC REPORT 

Court Convicts Six Internet Fraudsters In Delta State

The EFCC, Benin Zonal office, has secured the convictions of Six (6) internet fraudsters before Justice Emeke Nwite of the Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State. The convicts are Ufuoma Miracle ( a.k.a Roland Gobalin) , Ofomola Omovigho ( a.k.a Doctor), Abraham Idede ( a.k.a Eugene Berry) , Onatakapoma Julius (a.k.a Chris Roman: Frank Leonard), Tagbajumi P. Rarowe ( a.k.a Meyers) and Freeborn Efe.

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EFCC REPORT 

Pencom Collaborates with EFCC on Corruption Fight

The National Pension Commission, PENCOM, North-Central Zonal Office has reiterated its commitment to partner with the EFCC in the fight against all forms of financial crimes in the country. The North Central Zonal Head of Pencom, Hajia Rafaat Yishawu-Isiaku, disclosed this on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 when she led a delegation of the Commission to the Ilorin Zonal Office of the EFCC. According to her “We collaborate with all organizations, we know the importance of the EFCC, we have been following your activities and we’ve seen great work, I can…

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EFCC REPORT 

NEITI Commends Magu for Conviction Record, Asset Recoveries

The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), has commended the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on the success recorded by the Commission in the areas of convictions and recoveries in the last four years. Making the commendation on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at EFCC headquarters, the Executive Secretary, NEITI, Waziri Adio, described Magu as “an amazing fighter,” and applauded his doggedness in the fight against corruption. Adio and his delegation, who were in the EFCC to seek collaboration, explained that partnership between the two government agencies would bear…

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EFCC REPORT 

Lawyer Bags 18 Months without Option of Fine

The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the EFCC, on Monday, November 18, 2019 secured an 18-months prison sentence of Zanna Dalhatu, a prosecuting counsel with the Federal State Ministry of Justice, Maiduguri Office. He was convicted without an option of fine before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri. Dalhatu, was arraigned on January 10, 2019 and pleaded not guilty to a one-count charge by the Commission. His journey to prison started when he demanded for N7million bribe and also attempted to obtain the said sum from Shuaibu…

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EFCC REPORT 

Three Jailed for Internet Fraud

The EFCC on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, secured the conviction of three internet fraudsters. The three fraudsters who were jailed by Justice I.N Bauba of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu were: Kalu Iheke, Christian Igbozuruike and Jacob Onuoha. The convicts were arrested in Enugu on October 24, 2019 following intelligence report that they were into internet fraud.

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EFCC REPORT 

Alleged $975,424 Money Laundering: EFCC Arraigns Ex- banker, Wife

The EFCC, Lagos office, on November 19, 2019, arraigned a couple, Mrs. Ovuomarhoni Naomi Isidoro and Mr. Rowley Isioro, a former Assistant General Manager with of one of the first generation banks (name withheld) and their companies, Multaid Plus Limited and Global Investment Network. They were arraigned before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a seven-count charge bordering on conspiracy to commit felony to wit money laundering, receiving fraudulently obtained property, transfer of criminal proceed to nominee and money laundering to the tune…

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EFCC REPORT 

EFCC Arraigns Two over Employment Scam

The EFCC Gombe Zonal office on November 19, 2019 arraigned the duo of Haruna Musa and Ismail Sa’ad before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court on four count charge bordering on Conspiracy, Obtaining Money by False Pretence for Employment scam. Their arraignment today followed a petition written by J. Kolchi & Co. Solicitors & Advocates on behalf of one Ibrahim Hassan and two others alledging that sometimes in 2014, they applied for employment with State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) , Gombe. Upon their applications, the first defendant…

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Suspect on FBI List Jailed Two Years

  The EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 secured the conviction of one Emmanuel Adedeji Oluwatosin, whose name was on the wanted list of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as a wanted person. He was convicted by Justice M S. Sifawa of the Sokoto State High court sitting in Sokoto, on a 1- count charge bordering on Internet Fraud to the tune of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand United State Dollars ($150, 000.00).

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EFCC REPORT 

EFCC Secures Five Convictions

The EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office on Tuesday November 19, 2019 secured the convictions of five persons who were prosecuted for their involvements in offences bordering on internet fraud and other fraud related Offences. All the defendants were convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment in their separate charges brought against them before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye and Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin. The convicts are, Olamide Ijisesan, Ogundowole Tolulope, Abdullahi Abubakar, Chilaka Dickson and Olayiwola Azeez. Among all the defendants, only Ogundowole Tolulope was…

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