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List of EFCC Chairmen- Past And Present

Before we dive into the list of EFCC chairmen, you might want to know the full meaning of EFCC and what it is as well. EFCC simply means Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. It is an anti-graft body in Nigeria established in 2003 to fight corruption and financial crimes which include embezzlement, money laundering and fraud (419).
[You might need this list of abbreviations in Nigeria and their meanings]
Below is the list of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairmen from 2003 till date.
*. Nuhu Ribadu | 2003-2007 | First EFCC chairman
*. Ibrahim Lamorde | 2008 | EFCC Acting Chairman
*. Farida Mzamber Waziri |2008-2011
*. Ibrahim Lamorde | 2011-2015
*. Ibrahim Magu | 2015 till date | Current chairman of EFCC
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Cite this article as: Teslim Omipidan. (March 5, 2017). List of EFCC Chairmen- Past And Present. OldNaija. Retrieved from


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  2. Nigerian Fraudster CHARLES DUKWE who defrauded over 40,000 women in the so called New nation is at large in Uganda with a new ponsi scheme called Africas First Economic War Where over 10,000 Ugandans have registered with a hope of getting $100 per month for life.

  3. Do me a favour please, can you please educate me the reason behind choosing all the chairmen from the same region of Nigeria? Even the incoming one to be cleared by the senate this week is from the same region and I know there are more than millions in the other region that are even more qualified

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