Financial Crimes

$12m fraud: U.S court jails Nigerian Sodipo Williams

A US Federal judge on Friday sentenced a Nigerian, Kevin Kunle Sodipo Williams, to six and a half years in prison over a stolen identity ...

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Kebbi Accountant-General to spend 70 years in jail for fraud

Kebbi State Accountant-General Mohammed Dakingari has been sentenced to 70 years imprisonment for fraud. The Court of Appeal sitting in Kebbi found him guilty of ...

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Senate directs banks to unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s accounts

Former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, on Wednesday, got a reprieve as the Senate Committee investigating the petitions against the freezing of her accounts, directed ...

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Ex-FCT minister, son forfeit 14 properties to Fed Govt

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered an interim forfeiture of 14 properties in “choice areas” of Abuja which were allegedly traced to ...

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Dasuki asks court to stop trial in money laundering, arms possession charges …queries order allowing FG to shield identities of witnesses

Detained former National Security Adviser, (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd, on Tuesday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to suspend further hearing on the ...

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Fraudsters use Magu’s name to scam govt officials, others – EFCC warns

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has again warned the public against the activities of fraudsters using the name of its Acting Chairman to ...

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Okonjo-Iweala warns IMF: Beware of Nigeria’s fraudulent anti-corruption civil society groups

Former Minister of Finance and chair of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Sunday, charged the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other world ...

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Paris Club refunds: EFCC blocks “fraudulent” payment by Governors Forum

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday, issued an order directing Access Bank Plc and Guaranty Trust Ltd to surrender N1.4 billion Paris and ...

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Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s 56 houses

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke ...

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Senate summons bank MDs over freezing of Patience Jonathan’s accounts

The Senate committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, Monday, summoned the managing directors of seven banks over the freezing of the accounts of the ...

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