NAPTIP Arrests Fake Reverend Sister For Allegedly Trafficking 38 Children

The Edo Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has arrested a fake Reverend sister over the alleged trafficking of 38 children in Delta State. It was gathered that the suspect, 40 years old Ikejimba Maryvianney (alias Oluchi), and one Chidera, now at large, handed over the children to […]

EFCC To Arraign Cubana Chief Priest Today For Abuse Of Naira

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a three-count charge against popular Instagram celebrity Pascal Okechukwu also known as Cubana Chief Priest for allegedly spraying and tampering with the naira at a social event contrary to the provisions of the Central Bank Act of 2007. Cubana Chief Priest will be arraigned Today, April […]

EFCC Issues Veiled Threat To Naira Abusers, Encourages Seeking Update From Bobrisky

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has issued a veiled threat to Nigerians who abuse naira notes. The anti-graft agency in its warning said if preaching will not drive home the message, conviction will. It further asked those in doubt to get ‘update to use’ from convicted controversial cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, also known as […]

Ibadan Businesswoman Arraigned For N13m Dud Cheque

The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a businesswoman, Oluwabiyi Peace, before Justice O.A. Adeyemi of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan for allegedly issuing a dud cheque worth N13million naira to a customer. She was arraigned on February 14, 2024 alongside her company, Just Series […]

Traditional Ruler Suspended In Oyo Over Alleged Ties With Illegal Miners

A traditional ruler has been suspended in Oyo State for his alleged link with illegal miners. In a statement on Friday, the Oyo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Dotun Oyelade, said the traditional ruler of Ido town in Ido Local Government Area of the state, Oba Gbolagade Babalola (Gbadewolu I), was suspended by Governor […]

P&ID Scam: EFCC Demands Ex-Director’s Death Certificate

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has demanded to see the death certificate of the former Director of Legal, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Grace Taiga. Grace Taiga’s lawyer, Daniel Alumun, had on November 4, 2023, informed the Federal Capital Territory High Court that his client had died. Grace Taiga is standing trial before Justice Olukayode Adeniyi […]

NDLEA Intercepts 1,274 Parcels Of Cocaine, Arms In Lagos

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted 1,274 parcels of cocaine, other illicit drugs, and arms in Lagos State. This is according to a Sunday statement by NDLEA’s spokesman Femi Babafemi. He noted that following intelligence and months of tracking the containers, the illicit drugs along with arms, ammunition, and sundry […]

EFCC Widens Probe To Directors, Top Humanitarian Affairs Ministry Officials

In a bid to get to the bottom of how humongous cash was moved from the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation to private hands, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, yesterday extended its probe to directors and other key officials of the ministry and its agencies. The top officials were summoned by the […]

No Hiding Place For Corrupt Persons – EFCC Chairman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday said there is no hiding place for corrupt persons amid the recent arrest suspension and probe of government officials over corruption allegations. Last Tuesday, President Bola Tinubu ordered the immediate suspension and investigation of Ms Halima Shehu, the National Coordinator and CEO of the National Social […]

Katsina Government Suspends Official For Selling ‘Hectares Of Forest Reserve’

The Katsina State Government has ordered the immediate suspension of the Unit Head of the Forestry Department in the Malumfashi Local Government Area of the State. This follows a serious report of allegations received by the government over his involvement in the sale of parts of Makaurachi Forest Reserve in the local government area. The […]