Financial Crimes

Ex-Taraba Gov. Jolly Nyame bags 14-year jail for stealing N1.6bn

A former governor of Taraba State and clergyman, Jolly Nyame, has been sentenced to a total of 28 years in prison, 14 years of which was for criminal breach of trust ...

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EFCC detains former Kaduna governor, ex-minister

A Former Governor of Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Yero was on Wednesday detained alongside ...

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Poland to extradite Nigerian to U.S for $7m cybercrime

A yet-to-be identified 27 year-old Nigerian is awaiting extradition by Poland to the United States over an estimated $7m cybercrime. The Nigerian was arrested by ...

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Ecobank loses N207m to alleged fraudsters

A suspected fraudster, Okoli Nmesoma, 20, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly conniving with others still at large to hack into ...

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Grass-cutting contract: Why we are yet to prosecute ex-SGF Lawal – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday said it was still investigating the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr ...

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Alleged money laundering: Court grants bail to Shagari, Wali, others

A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto on Thursday has granted bail to a former deputy governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Mukhtar Shagari, and four ...

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Alleged corruption: Court grants bail to Jonah Jang

A High Court sitting in Jos, the Plateau State capital, has granted bail to the former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang and another accused ...

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Alleged bribery: Shagari, four others get bail

A Federal High Court in Sokoto on Thursday granted bail to former Minister of Water Resources, Muntari Shagari and four others standing trial over alleged ...

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Court orders Olisa Metuh’s trial in absentia

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered that the criminal trial of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief ...

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Probe panel: Buhari sacked me for refusing to implicate Jonathan, Saraki, Ekweremadu, others – Uwajeh

Sacked Special Investigator to the Special Presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property, Evang. Victor Uwajeh, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of bias in its anti-corruption crusade ...

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