Financial Crimes

Court dismisses Metuh’s application for foreign medical trip

A Federal High Court in Abuja has expressed doubts about the claim of ill health by the former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic ...

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EFCC gets nod to appeal ruling quashing charges against Jonathan’s cousin, wife

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday granted permission to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to appeal the March 29 ruling of ...

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FG probes alleged contract inflation, asset diversion in 28 MDAs

The Federal Government is currently investigating 28 of its Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) over allegations of contract inflation and conversion of government assets to personal use ...

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EFCC charges Globacom with $6.7m alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged telecommunications company, Globacom Limited, before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja for an alleged ...

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Bribery charges: Court approves suit seeking CCT chair’s removal

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, the leave to commence a suit seeking the ...

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N5bn NEMA fraud: Petition trails NEMA DG Maihaja on monumental corruption

The Office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), have received petitions on monumental corrupt practices ...

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Assets forfeiture: Patience Jonathan knows fate April 30

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday fixed April 30 to rule on an application, seeking the forfeiture of two properties belonging to Patience Jonathan, ...

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FG confirms receipt of $322.5m Abacha loot from Switzerland

The Federal Government on Tuesday confirmed the repatriation of the sum of $322.5m to Nigeria by the Swiss Government as part of funds looted by the late former military Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha ...

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Money laundering: Former minister disowns alleged statements to EFCC

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for an alleged ...

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Fed Govt set to publish new list of treasury looters – Lai Muhammed

Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government would soon release another list of looters ...

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