Crimes

EFCC Tells Civil Society Organizations to Shun Corrupt Elements or Face Action

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has issued a stern warning to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to distance themselves from corrupt individuals and elements promoting bad governance. EFCC Chairman, Ola Olukoyede, delivered this message during a meeting with the executives of the Conference of Northern States Civil Society Networks in Abuja. Olukoyede emphasized that […]

Crimes

₦2.187 Trillion Scandal: Full List of 58 Ex-Govs Accused of Embezzlement

The EFCC has alleged that 58 former governors were involved in misappropriating approximately N2.187 trillion over 25 years, excluding seized properties worldwide and ongoing investigations totaling billions of Naira. This amount is comparable to the combined 2024 budgets of Lagos State and the South-East states, which total N2.25 trillion and N2.29 trillion, respectively, exceeding the […]

Crimes

EFCC Dismisses Prosecutor For Accepting Bribe from Bello and Wole

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recently undergone a personnel change at a high level following a significant setback in a prominent case. A federal judge issued a stern rebuke to the anti-corruption agency during a recent ruling on a bribery case involving former attorney-general Bello Adoke, Malabu Oil & Gas Ltd, and multinational […]

Crimes

Prominent Pastor Arrested By EFCC For Alleged Involvement in ₦1.3 Billion Fake Grants

Officials from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have apprehended Apostle Theophilus Oloche Ebonyi, the General Overseer of Faith On The Rock Ministry International, on charges of fraud. According to a statement released by the EFCC spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, the arrest is linked to allegations that Ebonyi orchestrated a scam using a fictitious grants […]

Politics

Tinubu Appoints Top EFCC Prosecutor, Six Others As Justice Minister’s Aides

President Bola Tinubu has made several appointments, including Rotimi Oyedepo, a prominent prosecutor from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and six other individuals, who will serve as aides within the Federal Ministry of Justice in Abuja. These appointees will work under the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi, […]