Financial Crimes

EFCC tells court to block Diezani’s return to Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria ...

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NCC brainstorms to stop cyber criminals

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it has intensified its onslaught against the threat posed by cybercriminals across the country. It said one of its ...

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Switzerland to repatriate $321m Abacha loot in December

The Federal Government says negotiations with Switzerland on the repatriation of $321 million stolen by former military leader Sani Abacha has been concluded and that the money would be repatriated to Nigeria in December ...

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Court summons: Metuh denies plot to humiliate Jonathan

Former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh says he did not intend to humiliate ex-President Goodluck Jonathan by compelling him to testify ...

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Kogi N4bn pension fund diverted to private pockets, says Auditor-General …as Sen. Melaye kneels during plenary to tender Kogi’s case

The Auditor-General of Kogi State and chairman, technical committee, state pension reform, Alhaji Yakubu Okala has revealed that N4 billion belonging to pensioners in the ...

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Kogi N4bn pension fund diverted to private pockets, says Auditor-General

The Auditor-General of Kogi State and chairman, technical committee, state pension reform, Alhaji Yakubu Okala has revealed that N4 billion belonging to pensioners in the ...

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Patience Jonathan: Court adjourns $15.5m suit to Nov. 22

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned the ruling on a motion on notice seeking to set aside the guilty plea of four ...

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$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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