Financial Crimes

U.S jails 3 Nigerian scammers 235 years

Three Nigerian scammers who befriended many of their victims on dating sites have been slammed huge prison sentences by a Mississippi court after making tens ...

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Abuja Court gives DSS nod to detain Ubah for another 14 days

Minutes after a Federal High Court in Lagos ordered the Department of State Service to release embattled oil magnate, Ifeanyi Ubah, within 48 hours, another ...

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Corruption: Area Commanders, DPOs on payroll of fraudsters, says Lagos CP

Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni has warned Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state police command to shun bribery or leave the state, saying that some of them are on the payroll ...

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EFCC: Cabal threatens anti-corruption war, says Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has said that the fight against corruption in the country was ...

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Court orders permanent forfeiture of N449m found in Lagos BDC shop

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N449,597,000 found in an abandoned Bureau de Change shop ...

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Two whistle-blowers land in trouble for false information

Two persons, Buhari Fannami and Aba-Kura Abdulahi, who allegedly gave false information under the whistle-blowing policy of the Federal Government were arraigned by the Economic ...

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Ex-governor Chime still under probe for alleged corruption, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, declared that a former governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime, is still being investigated over alleged acts ...

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EFCC arraigns ex-Niger governor on money laundering charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned the immediate past Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, before a Federal High Court in ...

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Alleged abuse of office: Former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed gets bail

An FCT High Court has granted a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, bail. Justice Abubakar Talba granted Mohammed bail in the ...

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Court authorises EFCC to seize Tompolo’s assets

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court Lagos, yesterday, authorised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to seize some assets belonging to a ...

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