Financial Crimes

Court dismisses Diezani’s application for trial in Nigeria

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday rejected an application by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, seeking to be joined as a defendant in an alleged N450m fraud case in Nigeria ...

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NJC replaces Salami with Galadima on anti-graft committee

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has picked a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Suleiman Galadima as chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) ...

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Mother of 4 bags 10 years for cocaine trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos, South West Nigeria on Tuesday convicted and sentenced a mother of four to 10 years imprisonment for trafficking in ...

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Metuh: Court rejects request to order DSS boss’ arrest

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday declined a request by the defence in the ongoing trial of a former National Publicity Secretary of ...

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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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