Financial Crimes

Appeal Court frees Ex-NIMASA DG, Akpobolokemi in alleged N2.6bn fraud case

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Lagos has upheld the ‘no case submission’ filed by a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and ...

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EFCC asks banks for list of corrupt customers

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has asked banks to provide a list of unscrupulous customers ahead of the 2019 general elections ...

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Alleged money laundering: Court remands former Kaduna governor, Yero, in prison custody

The Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna on Thursday ordered the remand in prison custody of former Kaduna State governor, Ramalan Yero and three others ...

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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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