The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of five internet fraudsters before Justice Sherifah Solebo, Justice Mojisola Dada and Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.
The Nigeria Patrotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI), on Friday, December 18, 2020 honoured the Sokoto zonal head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), DCDS Bawa Usman Kaltungu, with an award in recognition of his contributions to the fight against corruption.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 arraigned Adesile Obasa, a lawyer; Temitope Akintunde, Fasuhanmi Omotayo, Batom Golden Links Service Ltd and Mekash Integrated Ventures Limited before Justice Omolara Adeyemi of the Oyo State High Court 12, Ibadan on 11-count charge, bordering on conspiracy, forgery, and obtaining money under false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday, December 12, 2020, emerged best cybercrime Prevention agency in Nigeria at the second Security and Emergency Management Award (SAEMA). The accolade was earned by the Ibadan zonal office of the EFCC which was recognized for its zeal in combating cybercrimes.
The trial of a self-styled herbalist, Alfa Jamiu Isiaka, who allegedly impersonated the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina and a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, to defraud a South Korean National, Keun Sig Kim to the tune of N30million, resumed on December 15, 2020 with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, recalling its star witness, Dare Folarin.
Justice Mikail Aliyu of the Niger State High Court has on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 adjourned for definite hearing the trial of former Niger State Governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu, Tanko Beji and Umar Muhammed Nasko.
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a misinformation trending on the social media of a Scam Alert which purportedly emanated from EFCC Help Desk Headquarters, Jabi-Abuja.
Justice Bayo Taiwo of the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced an internet fraudster, Tobiloba Taofeek Sanusi (a.k.a Gabriel Hamilton), to two months community service after finding him guilty of impersonation in a criminal charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and Department of State Services, DSS, have pledged to deepen collaboration in a bid to fight all manners of graft in Nigeria.