EFCC To Establish Chemical Laboratory To Fight Illegal Oil Bunkering

Nigeria – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is set to establish a fully- integrated Chemical Laboratory in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to combat the scourge of illegal oil bunkering in the Zone. This was disclosed by the Port Harcourt Zonal Head of the Commission, Chief Detective Superintendent (CDS) Aliyu Naibi on Tuesday, April […]

EFCC Raises Alarm over Fraudulent Investment Schemes

Nigeria – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is alarmed at the rate Nigerians send petitions to the Commission on fraudulent investments that promise high return with little risks to investors. This trend indicates that investment scams continue to thrive despite the enforcement and public enlightenment interventions by the Commission and other stakeholders. The […]

NGO/CSOs Perpetrating Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing In Nigeria Will Face The Law – Ghali

Nigeria – The Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, Ahmed Ghali, has said that Non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs and Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have critical roles to play, in curbing money laundering and terrorism financing in Nigeria. He stated this on April 26, 2021 at a seminar jointly organised by […]

EFCC Arrest Bitcoin Vendor, Four Others In Ibadan

Nigeria – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, today Friday, April 23, 2021, arrested one Ayomide Samuel Adebowale who trades in bitcoin for his alleged involvement in cyber crimes. Ayomide along with four others were picked up from two locations at Elebu area in Ibadan, Oyo State. The suspects whose ages […]

EFCC Strengthens Collaboration With Nigeria Extractive Industries

Nigeria – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC and the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), on Friday, April 23, 2021 resolved to strengthen their collaboration in fighting corruption in the extractive sector to ensure full recovery of revenues due to the federal government. Speaking when he received the NEITI Executive Secretary, Dr. Orji […]

Nigeria Navy Hands Over Vessel, Seven Oil Theft Suspects To EFCC

The Nigerian Navy Ship Delta, NNS Delta, on Friday handed over a vessel, MV Light and seven crew members allegedly involved in illegal oil bunkering to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office for further investigation and possible prosecution. The suspects are David Okpatu, Dele Olayanju, Simon Reuben, Idibe Christopher, Reuben Omonoye, […]

£7Million UK Global Screen Fund Launched

United Kingdom – More British film and screen content will reach an international stage thanks to a £7 million UK Global Screen Fund launched today by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden. Developed in partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI), the fund will support the UK independent screen sector to export their productions to markets around […]

Nigeria’s Delta State 2019 Health Data: Over 50,000 Died Of Tuberculosis Infection

Nigeria – As part of measures to reduce the high rate of Tuberculosis (TB) infection and deaths in the State, members of the fourth estate of the realm has been identified as critical stakeholders to help raise awareness on the early identification/diagnoses of the disease and its treatment. Dr. Alexander Akpodiete, Programme Manager, Delta State […]

Lagos Exams Board Commences Sale Of Admission Forms Into State Model Colleges

Nigeria – The Lagos State Examinations Board has notified the general public about commencement of the sale of forms for admission into the 16 State Model Colleges and Upgraded Junior Secondary Schools for the Year 2021/2022 academic session. A statement signed by the Director of the Exams Board, Mr. Supo Gbadegesin informed that payment for […]

Annual Greening Diplomacy Initiative Award Winners Announced

United States of America (USA) – In President Biden’s first foreign policy speech, he underlined the importance of leading by example on climate, saying that “integrating climate objectives across all of our diplomacy and raising the ambition of our climate targets. That way, we can challenge other nations, other major emitters, to up the ante […]

KWIRS Agency Generates N9.5bn In Q1 2021, Highest Revenue Since Inception, Explains 2020 Drop

Nigeria – Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) on Tuesday announced that it generated N9,598,504,939.90 in the first quarter of 2021, a feat it credited to its increased adoption of technology and steady blockage of leakages within the tax administration system. The figure is the highest ever collected by the agency without any extraordinary item […]

Religious Bodies Important In Fight Against Corruption – Bawa

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Abdulrasheed Bawa says religious bodies have important role to play in the fight against Corruption. He stated this at the EFCC Headquarters in Abuja while opening the meeting of the Inter-faith Anti- Corruption Advisory Committee, IAAC. The Chairman who was represented by Director of Legal […]

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