Browsing: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

They were arrested in sting operations in different parts of Lagos State between June 2, 2021 and June 5, 2021, following credible intelligence received about their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

Recall that The Eagle Online reported earlier in May that Pankeeroy was arrested alongside 34 others in April 2021 by operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the EFCC for alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

The Committee chaired by Adejoro Adeogun (APC, Ondo) raised concern over the discrepancies noticed in the documents submitted by the Nigerian Navy which showed that 48 vessels and 12 barges were handed over to the EFCC, whereas only 36 vessels and one barges out of the number reflected in the documents EFCC submitted to the committee.

Sources stated that the former governor has been under interrogation for the past seven hours at the EFCC headquarters in Jabi, Abuja, over alleged diversion of N9 billion by his administration.