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EFCC arraigns Dutch couple, firm for $330,000 oil vessel fraud

It was learnt that the defendants had on July 31, 2014 allegedly conned their victims, Jackkyson Multi Services Limited and Alot General Services Limited, to part with the sum of $330,000 as upfront payment for the purchase of a marine tanker vessel.

EFCC arraigns insurance broker for diversion of N26bn PHCN severance benefit

Justice Oriji adjourned the matter till March 4, 2021 for hearing on the bail application and remanded defendant in EFCC custody.

Breaking: Senate confirms Bawa as EFCC chairman

Bawa, aged 40, who holds a B.Sc degree in Economics, and Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy, is presently the Head of Operations of the Commission’s Lagos office.

Electrician, surety jailed for internet fraud, impersonation

After listening to the plea for leniency by the defence counsel, A.A Usman, the Judge said, "in order to serve as deterrent to others, the convict is hereby sentenced to six months imprisonment with an option of fine of N300,000.00 (Three Hundred Thousand Naira Only).

Exposed: How Nigerian senator Stella Oduah, Chinese firm, CCECC, others laundered N5billion in five months – EFCC

in response to the N255million bulletproof car scandal that saw to her exit from office in 2014, that she had “made a mark in oil and gas and agricultural businesses before joining politics.”

Oyo court former deputy registrar jailed for fraud

“With the latest development, Adio completes a hat-trick of convictions having previously been jailed twice for fraud On May 18, 2018, when she was sentenced to seven years imprisonment for obtaining N9.2m from one Abiodun Olonade, a Nigerian resident in Ireland, by false pretence.

EFCC arrests five for $257,822 Credit Card fraud

They were arrested with several credit cards in their possession, which they use in loading money before transferring them to other banks.

Man bags one year term for cybercrime in Kaduna

In view of his guilty plea, the prosecuting counsel M. Lawal urged the court to convict the defendant.

FG begins sale of Diezani’s jewellery, Badeh’s house, other forfeited assets

Some of the assets to be sold include landed properties, plants, machinery, motor vehicles, jewelry, etc.

N7.1billion fraud: EFCC seeks transfer of Orji Kalu’s trial to Lagos

On 20 January, 2021, we wrote a letter to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court requesting the transfer of this case to the Lagos Division of this court.

EFCC arraigns P&ID commercial director for money laundering

Okwen urged the court to allow Kuchazi to be kept at the EFCC custody, while praying the court for a short time to file the bail application.

EFCC arrests 2 brothers, 6 others for alleged fraud

The EFCC said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Alleged fraud: Court admits exhibit containing Naira Marley’s phone analysis

The anti-graft agency had on May 20, 2019 arraigned Naira Marley, alleging that some of the credit cards discovered in his residence bore the names Nicole Louise Malyon and Timea Fedorne Tatar.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-NDDC MD’s aide, others for N2.9billion fraud

The defendants were re-arraigned on amended twenty-three count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretense, money laundering and abuse of office to the tune of N2,894, 500,000( Two Billion, Eight Hundred and Ninety-four Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira).

Grass-cutting scandal: EFCC presents first witness gainst Babachir Lawal

With no objection from the defence counsel, Justice Agbaza admitted the documents as exhibit 1 to 33 and adjourned the matter to January 21, 2021 for continuation of trial.

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Crime: Court refuses to forfeit Saraki’s property to FG

In moving the application for the final forfeiture of the properties, counsel to the applicant, Nnaemeka Omewa, told Justice Mohammed Liman, that the properties were acquired with a loan obtained from Guaranty Trust Bank and paid back by money suspected to have been diverted from the coffers of the Kwara State government.

White House admits Biden cannot force people to wear masks or get vaccines as Texas and Mississippi drop safeguards

“As of yesterday, we had lost 511,874 Americans,” he said. “We’re going to lose thousands more ... Getting a shot in someone’s arm and getting the second shot, [that is] going to take time, and it’s critical, critical, critical, critical that they follow the science. Wash your hands, hot water. Do it frequently, wear a mask and stay socially distanced. I know you all know that. I wish the heck some of our elected officials knew it.”

Ensure criminal elements don’t find Nigeria as a safe haven to hide—Buhari charges Security outfits

“This administration is relentless in its avowed desire to create an enabling business environment that will usher in economic boom for Nigerians and all those who do business with and in Nigeria,’’ he said.

United we stand says Elegushi

Oba Saheed Ademola, the Elegushi of Ikate land has on Thursday, March 4, tasked Nigerians on the need to stay united...