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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.

Hushpuppi laundered funds for North Korean hackers- US

The revelation was known when federal prosecutors in Los Angeles unsealed a case against one Ghaleb Alaumary, 37, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada for his role as a money launderer for the North Korean conspiracy, among other criminal schemes.

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).

Fraud: How UK-based Nigerian pastor, Dapo Adegboyega, defrauded me of N57 million – ex-church member

“I wrote as soft as I could and sent to the father to send to him. Whenever I call the father, it’s either he is sleeping or in a meeting for the past five years now. I’m just appealing to the general public to please ask Adedapo Adegboyega of SPAC Nation to pay back Halifax loan of £198,000 he fraudulently took with my name.”

Court jails two lawyers for fraud — EFCC

Delivering her judgement, Justice Taiwo found the defendants guilty of the offence and sentenced them to two years imprisonment each, with an option of fine of N1m (One Million Naira).

Fraud: Lagos Assembly to probe Alimosho council boss

“I am directed to draw your attention to a petition forwarded to the House by Legalmetrics Attorneys dated 16th November 2020 on the above subject (copy attached) and to invite you to a meeting with the Committee on Public Accounts (Local) on Wednesday, 2nd December 2020 at the conference room, 5th floor, members’ wing, Assembly Complex, Alausa, Ikeja by 11.00 am.

Visa fraud: Nigerian apprehended for visa forgery in India

The Nigerian is believed to have been a major player in the sale of over 110kg MD from Chakan.

Tinubu’s Alpha-Beta crisis gets messier as ex-MD alleges fraud, tax evasion in lawsuit

“During the review of the account records of the company, huge sums of money that Alpha-Beta earned over the years was not reflected in the accounts of the company.”

Fraud: Air Force officer bags 21 years imprisonment

Atteh was punished with a reduction in rank from WO to Sergeant, in the first instance, and then eventually reduced to the rank of Corporal. He is also required to pay a fine of N1,000,000.00.

Jigawa Governor’s aide arrested over multi-million Naira fraud, impersonation

A source said the governor’s aide was arrested for fraudulent activities involving the collection of millions of naira from people, false pretence, criminal breach of trust and cheating.

Man arrested for defrauding Amotekun applicants

The state Commandant of the Amotekun Corps, Colonel Olayanju Olayinka, (retd.) said the culprit would face the law for his action.

Niger APC chairman, treasurer remanded over alleged N800m fraud

The prosecutor also claimed that the accused “also misappropriated other funds of the APC Niger State, and you all dishonestly converted to your personal uses the said money,” adding that the money was withdrawn by the accused without memo and have remained unaccounted for.

EFCC arrests two lecturers for internet fraud in Kwara, herbalist ‘on the run’

The statement added the commission is also tracking the herbalist working for the alleged fraudsters said to be on the run.

Money Laundering: Hushpuppi’s Trial Set To Begin In United States

Hushpuppi pleaded not guilty to four counts of conspiracy to commit money laundering conspiracies, wire fraud, international money laundering and engaging...

Update: Steve Bannon, three others charged with fraud in border wall fundraising campaign

New York federal prosecutors on Thursday charged President Donald Trump's former campaign adviser Steve Bannon and three others with defrauding donors of hundreds...

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Abducted Borno Pastor freed by Boko Haram on expiration of seven-days deadline

“Today is the last day I will have the opportunity to call on you in your capacity as my parents and relatives in the country. Anyone who has the intention should help and save me. Please release me from this pain,” Bulus had stated in the video released by Boko Haram last Wednesday.

Abductors of the school girls are Hausa, Fulani- Gov Bello Mattawale

They say most of them are Hausa and some of them are Fulani. In fact, they even asked the school children to pray for them. So, they say they are of different entities contrary to the thought that they are all Fulani.

Nigeria’s Burna Boy set to perform at the Grammys 2021 premiere ceremony

This is Burna Boy’s second Grammy nomination after losing to the iconic Angelique Kidjo during the last ceremony in 2020.