Financial Crimes

Alleged N13.6bn diversion: Court freezes ex-COAS Minimah’s accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah (retd.), and a company, Stoke Synergy Nigeria ...

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EFCC to appeal acquittal of Adamawa ex-governor, Ngilari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday said it would appeal Thursday’s acquittal of a former Governor of Adamawa, Bala Ngilari, by the ...

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EFCC seals ex-NDDC director’s mansion over N3bn alleged scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has sealed a mansion allegedly belonging to a former Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Niger Delta Development Commission, ...

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Alleged corruption: Appeal Court acquits ex-governor Ngilari

The Court of Appeal sitting in Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday discharged and acquitted former Governor of Adamawa State, Bala James Ngilari, of five counts bordering on ...

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Court orders seizure of Diezani’s Banana Island house, funds

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of a property at Banana Island, Lagos, reportedly bought for $37.5m in 2013 ...

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Alleged money laundering: Ex-governor Turaki gets N500m fresh bail

Former Governor of  Jigawa State,  Ibrahim Saminu Turaki was yesterday granted a fresh bail by the Abuja division of the Federal High Court in the sum ...

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Diezani: U.S. to seize $144m from Nigeria’s oil chiefs

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday filed a lawsuit seeking to recover assets that include a $50 million Manhattan apartment and an $80 million yacht ...

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Salesgirl stands trial for stealing N553.9m from Shoprite

A salesgirl, Mariam Mufutau, who allegedly stole N553, 956, 000 from Shoprite stores in Eti-Osa, Lagos, was on Friday charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, ...

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Alleged fraud: Court grants bail to ex-Jigawa governor, Turaki

The vacation judge at the High Court of the Federal Capital territory (FCT), Maitama, Abuja, Justice Yusuf Halilu, on Thursday granted bail to former Jigawa ...

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EFCC re-arraigns ex-Jigawa governor, Sule Lamido, sons

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, re-arraigned former Jigawa governor, Sule Lamido, his two sons, and five others before Justice B.O Quadri ...

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