Financial Crimes

Fraudsters hack into Ogun account, Police storm Skye bank

Suspected internet fraudsters have reportedly hacked into Ogun State-owned mortgage bank, Gateway Savings and Loans Limited, and stole millions of Naira. Men of Ogun State ...

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House probe: Diezani, NNPC stall court hearing of jet scandal case

The Minister of Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Thursday stalled the hearing of the suit she and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ...

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Amnesty: Itsekiri women accuse kinsmen of N100m fraud •…Petition EFCC

A group of Itsekiri women under the aegis of Warri Women Consultative Assembly have petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), accusing some of ...

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$620,000 bribe: ICPC re-arraigns Farouk Lawan, Emenalo

Two members of the House of Representatives ad hoc committee, which probed the scam in the fuel subsidy regime in 2012, Messrs Farouk Lawan and ...

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Subsidy Fraud: Tukur’s son, others challenge N1.8bn charges

The son of former chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Mahmud Tukur and Alex Ochonogor have challenged the N1.8 billion fuel subsidy fraud charge preferred ...

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Bayelsa withdraws suit against EFCC over Alamieyeseigha’s loot

The Bayelsa State Government has withdrawn a suit it filed before a Federal High Court in Abuja to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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Money laundering: Appeal Court overturns Ibori’s acquittal

Six years after Justice Marcel Awokulehin sensationally struck out the 170-count charge of money laundering preferred by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against ...

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EFCC drags ex-commissioner to court over alleged N108m theft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged former Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Anambra, Mr Okey Aroh, to court over the alleged ...

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Again, Court denies Ajudua bail in alleged $8.4m fraud case

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja Tuesday turned down a bail application filed by Fred Ajudua who is standing trial for allegedly defrauding former ...

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Lamorde says EFCC secures 117 court convictions in 2013

Mr Ibrahim Lamorde, Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said on Monday that the commission secured 117 court convictions in corruption-related cases in 2013. ...

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