Financial Crimes

I rob because many people in govt steal — Suspect

The Niger State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers, Shehu Bida and Bello Mallam, who claimed that they went into robbery because there ...

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Alleged fraud: I used NIMASA funds to build hotel – Former DG

A former acting Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Calistus Obi, who is being tried for an alleged fraud of ...

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Pres. Buhari queries Transparency Int’l corruption rating

The Buhari Presidency has questioned the criteria or facts used by Transparency International, the anti-corruption watchdog to rank the country 148th least corrupt in the world ...

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It’s legal for judges, others to accept gifts – Defence counsel

A lead defence counsel in the ongoing trial of a Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, Chief Robert Clarke, SAN, Friday said the law ...

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Police smash bank accounts-hacking gang

Six  men who specialised in stealing phones/sim cards and using them to hack the owners’ bank accounts yesterday narrated their mode of operation. Nwanze Ifeanyi, ...

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Alleged N650m fraud: EFCC rejects Akinjide’s plea bargain deal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday told a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday it rejected an offer for an out-of-court ...

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Court adjourns Dasuki’s case till March 22

An Abuja High Court, on Wednesday adjourned until March 22,  continuation of hearing in the case involving former National Security Adviser, retired Col Sambo Dasuki, ...

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Buhari promises to sell all recovered assets

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Daura, his hometown, said all recovered mismanaged and misappropriated national assets would be sold off and proceeds paid into the treasury for the benefit of the country ...

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FG queries Magu over CCT chair trial

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami (SAN) has sought clarification from the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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Seven months after, FG fails to release looters’ list

Seven months after a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos ordered the Federal Government to release to Nigerians the list of public officials from whom ...

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