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Court remands prophet, others who strangled woman he met on Facebook to death

Crime Wednesday, June 26,2019 An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Tuesday ordered that four men accused of strangling a woman to death be remanded in Agodi Prison, pending legal advice. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Emmanuel Idowu, who did not take the pleas of Dotun Ogunlade, 24;...

Nigeria’s Buhari must implement Executive Order 6 beyond party lines to combat corruption — British Envoy

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has endorsed the Executive Order 6 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, noting that it is important for rooting out corruption in the country. The envoy in an interview with Channels TV on Monday noted that...

Mompha’s ‘N33b laundering’ trial resumes January 15

By Robert Egbe A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed January 15 to resume the alleged N33billion money laundering trial of a suspected Internet fraudster, Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha. The new date was fixed at the instance of the defendant’s counsel, Mr. Ademola Adefolaju,...

EFCC arraigns Maina for separate N738.6 million contract scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today November 20, 2019, arraigned Abdulrasheed Maina on another charge of contract racketeering and stealing before Justice Abubakar Kutigi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja. The embattled former chairman of the Pension Reform Task...

Ebonyi govt suspends Perm Sec for alleged corruption

The Ebonyi Government has suspended indefinitely, Chukwuma Eme-Okoro, a permanent secretary, from office and also placed him under investigation for alleged corrupt practices. The suspension which was contained in a statement signed by Kenneth Ugbala, the Secretary to the State Government, said the suspension was...

N40m disappears from Bayelsa govt coffers as culprits are detained

Policemen, civil defence operatives detained Only N3.5m was stolen, say police, govt The sum N40million has been allegedly stolen from the office of the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Bayelsa State government, Mrs. Ebizi Ndiomu-Brown. It was gathered that about seven policemen and operatives of the...

Dar communications, Dokpesi file separate charges against FG on looters list

The founder of Daar Communications PLC, Raymond Dokpesi, has filed separate charges against the federal government for including his name on a list of alleged looters of its treasury. In a suit dated April 30 and filed at the High Court of the Federal Capital...

Nigeria still among world’s most corrupt countries, despite Buhari’s controversial anti-graft crusade says TI

Nigeria remains as one of the countries with the perceived highest corruption in the world despite claims by the Federal Government that it is dealing with the menace. The 2018 Corruption Perception Index released by...

Ibrahim Magu Probe: FCMB MD/CEO Claims N573m Wrongly Posted into Prophet Omale’s Bank Account

The Ayo Salami-led panel probing allegations of corruption against, Ibrahim Magu, suspended chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was stunned on Thursday when Adam Nuru, MD/CEO of FCMB, told the panel that there was an error over the reported posting of N573 million...

British police freeze $121 million bank accounts linked to bribery from foreign countries

LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters) - British police have frozen eight bank accounts containing a total of more than 100 million pounds ($121 million), which is suspected to have derived from bribery and corruption overseas. The National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday a London court...
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