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May, 2020

April, 2020

March, 2020

  • 23 March

    EFCC To Arraign Ex-HoS, Oyo-Ita, Eight Others Today

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Monday, arraign Winnifred Oyo-Ita, the immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF). Read Also: Bride In Coma As Groom Dies On Wedding Day In Plateau Oyo-Ita and eight other defendants will be arraigned before Justice Taiwo Taiwo of …

  • 21 March

    Obono-Obla Lands In ICPC’s Net

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested Okoi Obono-Obla, a former chairman of the defunct Special Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property. Read Also: Nigeria’s Index Coronavirus Case Tests Negative, Discharged Obono-Obla, who was declared wanted by the ICPC on October 22, 2019, was arrested …

  • 10 March

    Kwara Herbalist Forfeits Property Over N30m Fraud

    Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on March 10, 2020 ordered the interim forfeiture of a four-bedroom bungalow belonging to a self-acclaimed herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka, who defrauded a South Korean, Keun Sig Kim, of about N30 million in an oil and gas contract scam. …

February, 2020

  • 26 February

    EFCC Arrests Former Kano Speaker For N1.5bn Fraud 

    Isyaku Ali Danja, former Kano House of Assembly Speaker, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano State office, for alleged abuse of office and misappropriation of funds. Read Also: Police Dismiss SARS Officer Involved In Remo Stars Player’s Death Danja got into trouble following a petition …

  • 20 February

    EFCC Arrests Son Of Ex-Kogi Gov For Fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Muhammed Audu, son of a former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu, for alleged fraud. TheCable reports that the anti-graft revealed that the suspect used two of his companies, Mediterranean Hotels Limited and Mediterranean Sports, to divert funds he could not …

  • 19 February

    Five Nigerians Jailed In UK For N143m Fraud

    Five Nigerians have been jailed in the United Kingdom for committing a N143 million (£358,000) fraud. The gang, including two others, targeted over 2,000 BT account owners predominantly in the Portsmouth area, between May 2014 and July 2016. They reportedly used the details of Paypal accounts to order expensive items. …

  • 18 February

    Celestial Church Leaders Land In Court Over N85m Fraud

    Three Celestial Church of Christ leaders were on Monday arrainged before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja over an alleged N85m fraud. Read Also: Insecurity: We Owe Nigerians Action, Not Only Explanation – Lawan The defendants are John Omotosho aka Jorotom, Boye Olaniyan and Folashade Ogundipe. They were arraigned on …

January, 2020

  • 29 January

    ‘Yahoo’ Mother, Son, Bag 12 Years Jail Over $82,570 Fraud

    Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, convicted Alaba Kareem Adeyeri, and her son, Damilola, on a four-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of $82,570. Read Also: Foreign Supermarket Sealed For Selling Food Items With 2037, 2089 …

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