The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered an additional N1.4 billion for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). In a statement on Tuesday, Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman, said the anti-graft agency transferred the funds to the NHIS on Friday, August 5. “The money which was released to...
  Social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, known as Mompha, has reacted to being declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as he accused the agency of blackmail and intimidation. The PUNCH had reported on June 30 2022 that Mompha’s absence stalled his alleged N6 billion money laundering trial before...
  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared Ismaila Mustapha, the socialite better known as Mompha, a wanted person. The anti-graft agency, in a Twitter post, called on member of the public with information on his whereabouts to speak up. “Wanted by the EFCC: Ismaila Mustapha. Anyone with useful information...
  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday declared two men and a woman last known to be residing in Rivers State wanted for money laundering to the tune of over N15 billion. In public notice shared on its verified handle, the anti-graft agency revealed the identities of the...
  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, failed to persuade the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to transfer the money laundering case it initiated against the former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to Lagos for retrial. The court, in a judgement that was delivered by...
  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no pregnant woman or nursing mother is being held in its custody over allegations of vote-buying. It also faulted claims that it was maltreating those arrested for the same offence during the governorship election in Ekiti State. The anti-graft agency made the rebuttal...
  A Lagos State Special Offences Court, sitting in the Ikeja area has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of suspected internet fraudster, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha. Justice Mojisola Dada issued the warrant following his continued failure to present himself for his trial. Mompha was arrested on January 10,...
  Interpol is the world’s largest international police organisation with 190 member- countries cooperating to prevent and solve crimes that cross borders. If a criminal flees to another country to avoid prosecution, Interpol will issue a Red Notice alert to all police worldwide about the criminal who is wanted internationally. The...
  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos on Friday said that the social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, had defied the court order by traveling to Dubai with a new international passport. EFCC had on January 12...
    The US government says the bulk of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) anti-corruption efforts are focused on low and mid-level government officials. According to its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, most high-profile cases being prosecuted by...