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  1. Naira Abuse Conviction: Bobrisky Case Highlights Inequality in Nigeria's Justice System

    Nigeria Naira Abuse Conviction: Bobrisky Case Highlights Inequality in Nigeria's Justice System

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Nigeria has come under scrutiny for its seemingly selective enforcement of laws regarding naira abuse. The controversy erupted when popular crossdresser Bobrisky was swiftly prosecuted and sentenced to six months imprisonment for spraying...
  2. Fleeing Binance Executive Nadeem Anjarwalla Found in Kenya; Nigerian Authorities Push for Extradition Amid Binance Case

    Nigeria Fleeing Binance Executive Nadeem Anjarwalla Found in Kenya; Nigerian Authorities Push for Extradition Amid Binance Case

    The Nigerian government has confirmed the discovery of Nadeem Anjarwalla, the fugitive executive of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, in Kenya. Sources within the presidency, speaking on condition of anonymity, disclosed that collaborative efforts between Nigerian and Kenyan authorities are...
  3. Internet Stirred as Bobrisky Identifies as Male in Wake of Naira Abuse Verdict in Court

    Nigeria Internet Stirred as Bobrisky Identifies as Male in Wake of Naira Abuse Verdict in Court

    Bobrisky's recent identification as male in court has ignited a flurry of reactions on Twitter following his sentencing to six months in jail for Naira abuse. Twitter is abuzz with discussions about his gender identity in the aftermath of the verdict. Some users suggest that Bobrisky's...
  4. Betta Edu Scandal: UK Newspaper Reports  £19m Found  in Bank Account Linked to Poverty Minister

    Nigeria Betta Edu Scandal: UK Newspaper Reports £19m Found in Bank Account Linked to Poverty Minister

    A corruption investigation into Nigerian Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, has allegedly uncovered £19 million in more than 50 bank accounts, according to a financial watchdog. Edu, who has been suspended since January over accusations of diverting £505,000 of...
  5. Corruption Allegations Mount: Godwin Emefiele Sent Back to EFCC Custody by Lagos Court

    Nigeria Corruption Allegations Mount: Godwin Emefiele Sent Back to EFCC Custody by Lagos Court

    The Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has ordered the return of Godwin Emefiele, the former Central Bank Governor of Nigeria, to the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This decision follows Emefiele's arraignment on 23 counts of alleged offenses including...
  6. EFCC Vows to Jail Offenders Charging in Dollars: Crackdown on Currency Violations

    Nigeria EFCC Vows to Jail Offenders Charging in Dollars: Crackdown on Currency Violations

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has issued a stern warning to various establishments, including schools, supermarkets, and hotels, cautioning against the use of the dollar or any foreign currency for transactions within the country. In the latest edition of the commission's...
  7. EFCC, Betta Edu and  Halima Shehu: NGN30 Billion Recovered, 50 bank Accounts Frozen

    Nigeria EFCC, Betta Edu and Halima Shehu: NGN30 Billion Recovered, 50 bank Accounts Frozen

    In a recent development, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed significant progress in the ongoing investigation involving the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, and the former chief executive officer of the now-suspended...
  8. Former CBN Governor Emefiele Pleads Not Guilty to Abuse of Office Charges

    Nigeria Former CBN Governor Emefiele Pleads Not Guilty to Abuse of Office Charges

    Former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele has pleaded not guilty to a 26-count charge of abuse of office. Emefiele and his co-defendant, Henry Omole, appeared before Judge Rahmon Oshodi at the Ikeja High Court, where they both entered not-guilty pleas. The charges against...
  9. EFCC Nabs Church Leader Over Alleged N3.98M Fraud in False Prophecy Scandal

    Nigeria EFCC Nabs Church Leader Over Alleged N3.98M Fraud in False Prophecy Scandal

    The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended Adeniyi James, the General Overseer of CAC Freedom City Prophetic and Deliverance Ministry in Ilorin, Kwara State, on allegations of defrauding a church member to the tune of N3,980,000. According...
  10. EFCC and Human Rights Lawyer Odinkalu Lock Horns: Bobrisky's Arrest Sparks Debate on Selective Justice

    Nigeria EFCC and Human Rights Lawyer Odinkalu Lock Horns: Bobrisky's Arrest Sparks Debate on Selective Justice

    In the wake of cross-dresser Bobrisky's arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), a contentious clash has erupted between the anti-graft agency and human rights attorney Chidi Odinkalu. The EFCC swiftly apprehended Bobrisky on allegations of mutilating the naira by...
  11. Mixed Reactions as EFCC Pursues Emefiele with 26 Fresh Charges

    Nigeria Mixed Reactions as EFCC Pursues Emefiele with 26 Fresh Charges

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has initiated a fresh legal action against Godwin Emefiele, the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), unleashing a 26-count charge against him. This indictment encompasses allegations of abuse of office and corruption, drawing...
  12. Comedian Alibaba Speaks Out on Bobrisky's EFCC Arrest, Raises Concerns of Gender Bias

    Nigeria Comedian Alibaba Speaks Out on Bobrisky's EFCC Arrest, Raises Concerns of Gender Bias

    Renowned Nigerian comedian Alibaba recently took to Instagram to express his views on the arrest of controversial social media personality, Bobrisky, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Bobrisky, known for his self-proclaimed transgender identity and cross-dressing, was...
  13. Fans Stunned as Bobrisky Pleads Guilty in Federal High Court Trial, Could Serve Six Months or Pay N50,000 Fine

    Nigeria Fans Stunned as Bobrisky Pleads Guilty in Federal High Court Trial, Could Serve Six Months or Pay N50,000 Fine

    Popular cross-dresser, Idris Olanrewaju Okuneye, also known as Bobrisky, faced conviction by Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court, Lagos, after pleading guilty to abusing the naira. Bobrisky, before his conviction, expressed ignorance of the law regarding naira abuse, but the...
  14. In the Dock: Bobrisky Appears in Court to Answer Charges of Naira Abuse and Massive Money Laundering

    Nigeria In the Dock: Bobrisky Appears in Court to Answer Charges of Naira Abuse and Massive Money Laundering

    Embattled Nigerian crossdresser, Bobrisky, made a dramatic appearance at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, amidst a storm of allegations regarding naira abuse and money laundering. Arrested Wednesday night in Lagos, the social media celebrity faces a six-count charge filed by...
  15. Bobrisky in Legal Trouble: EFCC Prepares to Prosecute for Alleged Money Laundering

    Nigeria Bobrisky in Legal Trouble: EFCC Prepares to Prosecute for Alleged Money Laundering

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken decisive action against Idris Olanrewaju Okuneye, widely known as Bobrisky, as they filed a six-count charge against the controversial figure. Scheduled to be arraigned before Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in...
  16. Relief and Cheers as Bobrisky Granted Bail by EFCC

    Nigeria Relief and Cheers as Bobrisky Granted Bail by EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has granted bail to Nigerian crossdresser, Bobrisky, following his arrest for alleged currency mutilation and abuse of the Naira. Bobrisky, whose real name is not disclosed, remains in custody as he has yet to fulfill the undisclosed bail...
  17. Bobrisky's Arrest Sparks Mixed Reactions: Read EFCC's Official Statement

    Nigeria Bobrisky's Arrest Sparks Mixed Reactions: Read EFCC's Official Statement

    The Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has initiated an investigation into Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, for alleged money spraying. The 31-year-old was summoned by the EFCC following a video report depicting him spraying and displaying...
  18. Bobrisky's EFCC Mugshot Trends on Social Media: Nigerians Share Varied Opinions

    Nigeria Bobrisky's EFCC Mugshot Trends on Social Media: Nigerians Share Varied Opinions

    Controversial social media personality Bobrisky's recent arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has triggered a wave of responses on social media platforms. While some anticipate Bobrisky's eventual release from jail, others humorously comment on his appearance in the...
  19. Nigerians React to Bobrisky's Arrest: Mixed Emotions Flood Social Media

    Nigeria Nigerians React to Bobrisky's Arrest: Mixed Emotions Flood Social Media

    In the wake of Bobrisky's arrest, Nigerians took to social media to share their reactions. Some speculated about Bobrisky's current situation, humorously pondering which cell the controversial figure would be placed in. Others reflected on the irony of the situation, noting how just last week...
  20. Bobrisky in Custody: EFCC Confirms Arrest for Currency Mutilation

    Nigeria Bobrisky in Custody: EFCC Confirms Arrest for Currency Mutilation

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of popular crossdresser, Idris Okuneye, known as Bobrisky, following reports circulating online. According to a spokesperson for the EFCC, Bobrisky was apprehended at Pinnock Estate in Lagos State on April 3, 2024, at 3...
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