Financial Crimes

INEC officials in dock for collecting N362m bribe from Diezani

For collecting N362m bribe from the former petroleum resources minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, to influence the outcome of the 2015 presidential election, two staff of the ...

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Court strikes out fraud charge against Diezani, Omokore,

Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, struck out one of the nine counts of $1.6bn crude oil fraud instituted against businessman, Jide Omokore, and ...

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CJN sets up special courts for corruption cases

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has ordered all heads of courts in the federation to compile and forward the lists of ...

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Ebonyi to probe ex-gov. Elechi’s tenure – Umahi

The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has disclosed the state government’s plan to probe financial transactions recorded in the state during the eight-year administration ...

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EFCC confirms moves to extradite Diezani

The anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Thursday confirmed that plans were in place to extradite a former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Several ...

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German Police arrest five over sham marriages for Nigerians, others

Police in Germany on Tuesday arrested five people suspected of smuggling Nigerian men into the country through fake marriages, the German federal police said in ...

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Court hears application for final forfeiture of Diezani properties Sept 22

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria on Friday fixed September 22, 2017, to hear the application for the final forfeiture of four properties across Lagos and River States, and Abuja ...

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EFCC: We’ve only recovered 15% of Diezani loot – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday, said only about 15 per cent of funds allegedly misappropriated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani ...

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Allegations: I’m ready for EFCC probe ― CJN …you’re not under investigation, says EFCC

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen on Wednesday said he has nothing to hide in carrying out the duties of his office and that he is open to investigation by any government agency ...

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Evans N300m suit against Police suffers setback

The N300 million suit brought against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, and three others, by suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, challenging ...

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