Financial Crimes

Nigerian bags 15 years in jail for biggest U.S tax fraud

A Nigerian, Emmanuel Kazeem, who masterminded a plot to obtain millions in refunds from the United States Internal Revenue Service has been sentenced to 15 ...

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Diezani: How UK govt helps Nigeria seize looted assets — Fed Govt

The Federal Government has given an insight into how it gets the assistance of the United Kingdom to seize properties and other assets linked to ...

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Alleged fraud: I won’t refund money to EFCC – Ladoja

A former Governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, on Friday said he was not worried by the ongoing suit instituted against him by the Economic ...

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Former SGF, Babachir Lawal welcomes EFCC probe on grass-cutting scandal

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, says he is happy with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s investigations ...

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Court orders Ex-COAS, Adesola Amosu, to forfeit N2.2bn

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of N2.2billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu. ...

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Ex-Plateau governor, Dariye, bags 14 years’ sentence for N1.16bn fraud

A Federal High Court judge handed over a 14 year sentence to former Plateau governor Joshua Dariye on Tuesday and chastised him for being irresponsible and betraying the public trust ...

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Alleged money laundering: Ex-Kaduna governor, Yero, gets bail

The Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna on Wednesday granted bail to former governor of Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero and three others standing trial over ...

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EFCC re-arraigns Fred Ajudua as court orders remand

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) has re-arraigned  Mr. Fred Ajudua before a Special Offences Court sitting in the Ikeja area for allegedly defrauding ...

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Appeal Court frees Ex-NIMASA DG, Akpobolokemi in alleged N2.6bn fraud case

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Lagos has upheld the ‘no case submission’ filed by a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and ...

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EFCC asks banks for list of corrupt customers

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has asked banks to provide a list of unscrupulous customers ahead of the 2019 general elections ...

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