Tag Archives: EFCC

BREAKING: Comedian Pankeeroy Released From EFCC Custody

  OYAKHAMOH Y. CARL-ABU’BAKAR Popular Instagram comedian Pankeeroy, has regained his freedom after been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The comedian was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on April 4th, 2021, over an alleged internet fraud. The EFCC had claimed that the social media influencer posed as a vendor who ...

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Suspect Ex-Governors’  Over N500 Billion Corruption Cases The EFCC Is Avoiding

  The EFCC said in February 2016 that former Governor Ali Modu Sheriff of Borno State was being probed for over N300 billion state funds mismanaged by his government. He was first arrested in June 2015 and granted bail Pegasus Reporters There are more than eight former governors who were once arrested and were being prosecuted by the Economic and ...

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“I have no case to answer” – Abdulrasheed Maina

  Former chairman of defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he had no case to answer in the allegations levied against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr. Maina, who told Justice Okon Abang shortly after the EFCC, through its counsel, Farouk Abdullah, closed its case, ...

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EFCC, FCCPC Sign MoU with U.S. Trade Commission, to Combat Cross Border Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC, and the United States Federal Trade Commission, FTC, have signed an upgraded Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, of cooperation in combating cross border fraud. A press statement by the agency’s media and publicity department, said that the MoU was jointly signed on October 27, 2020 by ...

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