Financial Crimes

Patience Jonathan: Again, Court orders temporary forfeiture of funds to FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted an interim forfeiture of the sum of N9.2bn and $8.4m linked to the wife of former President, Patience Jonathan ...

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Nigeria recovers N7.8bn, $378m through whistle-blowers

Nigeria has recovered about N7.8billion, $378million and £27,800 through the Whistle-blower’s Policy launched by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in December 2016 ...

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Secondus writes EFCC to expunge name from looters’ list

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus has written to the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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Arms deal: FG files 32 amended charges against Dasuki, others

The trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA) Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki in the alleged diversion of $2.1billion arms funds is facing a fresh delay ...

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Looted funds: Fed Govt, U.S finalise negotiations on repatriation of $500m to Nigeria

The visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to U.S. President Donald Trump has yielded the finalisation of negotiations to repatriate more than 500 million dollars (about 190 billion Naira) of Nigeria’s looted money traced to the U.S ...

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Court jails Senior Advocate of Nigeria

The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja has convicted and sentenced a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Joseph Nwobike, who was accused of offering gratification to judges to one month imprisonment ...

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Court orders interim forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s houses

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered an interim forfeiture of two properties linked to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. ...

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Appeal Court okays forfeiture of Yakubu’s $9.77m, £74,000

The Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal on Friday affirmed the decision of the Federal High Court, Kano which ordered the interim forfeiture of the money found in a house in Kaduna belonging to former Group Managing Director ...

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Anti-graft: I must recover all looted funds — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said in Bauchi yesterday that his resolve to ensure the recovery of looted resources was unshakable, saying his administration would also ensure the judicious utilisation of the funds ...

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$5.3bn: Court strikes out EFCC case against Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday struck out a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), seeking tofreeze the sum of $5.3 billion domiciled in a bank account and linked to the wife of the former President ...

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