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EFCC To Arraign Former Head Of Service, Oyo-Ita, Eight Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Monday, March 23, 2020 arraign the immediate past Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita. She will be arraigned before Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja. Others to be arraigned along with Oyo-Ita...

Obono-Obla Arrested By ICPC In Abuja

Okoi Obono-Obla, a former Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property was on Friday in Abuja arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission. Spokesperson for the commission, Rasheedat Okoduwa, made the disclosure in a statement. Okoduwa said...

Alleged result falsification: AGF fails to arraign INEC officials

Attorney-General of the Federation’s (AGF’s) office on Monday failed to arraign two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for their alleged involvement in electoral fraud during the February 23, 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The officials, Sulaiman Ikhuoriah and Olugbenga Omotiloye, were...

FBI arrests Nigerians, others over $30m Atlanta-based scams

The FBI and other US Federal agents have arrested twenty-four individuals, among them Nigerians, for their involvement in a large-scale fraud and money laundering operation that targeted citizens, corporations, and financial institutions throughout the United States. Two of the Nigerians, Afeez Olaide Adeniran and Blessing...

FCMB Banker bags 28 years for N143.6m fraud

A Federal High Court in Lagos Thursday sentenced an ex-banker with First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Plc, Andrea Chizoba Okpalangwu, to 28 years imprisonment for fraud. Justice Ibrahim Nasir Buba convicted Okpalangwu of stealing the bank’s N146, 633.000.00. The judge sentenced her to seven years on...

What next for Olusegun Agagu’s wife over unpaid N32million debt linked to UBA shares

By Akin Kuponiyi In a bid to recover a debt of N32,136,877.25, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has dragged Agagu Olufunke Ibidun, the wife of former Governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Agagu, before a Federal high court in Lagos, Southwest of Nigeria. Joined as...

UBA N33.69m Fraud: Court orders arrest warrant for staff

The Federal High Court in Yenagoa, on Thursday, issued a warrant mandating the arrest of four staff of United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA) charged with alleged cybercrime, fraud and diversion of N33.69 million. Justice Abimbola Awogboro made the order following failure of the...

FG orders CBN to pay Ogoni community N182.7bn from FirstBank account over Shell’s oil spillage

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria to pay a judgment sum and interest of N182.7bn to Ogoni community from the account of First Bank of Nigeria. FBN manages the account of Shell Petroleum Development Company which the court...

How we recovered N3.7bn from fraudulent NDDC contractors –Buhari

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja president Muhammadu Buhari said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered over N3.7 billion and various assets worth billions of naira from contractors and former directors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). “Furthermore, I am told that Government...

Nigerian Court Adjourns Corruption Case Against Ex-Oil Minister Diezani

A Nigerian court adjourned a corruption case against former Oil Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke until May 11. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had charged Alison-Madueke with money laundering in 2018 relating to her five-year tenure overseeing Nigeria’s crucial oil resources. The anti-graft agency said in...
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