Category: Crime

Fw: Court Orders Forfeiture of Ex-JTF Commander, Atewe’s Properties Linked to N8.5bn Fraud

Justice Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court in Lagos on March 26, 2020, ordered the interim forfeiture of N293million, six parcels of land and 30,000 MTN shares recovered from Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Atewe (Retd), a former Commander of the Military Joint Task Force, Operation Pulo Shield, in the Niger Delta. Atewe is being prosecuted… Read More »

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EFCC Uncovers 35 Illegal Lottery Business Operators in Nigeria

In the latest attempt to end fraud related tax in the lottery and betting industry in Nigeria, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has uncovered the identity of Thirty Five (35) lottery business operators who do not have core licenses or permits to operate. The 35 illegal companies’ names were unraveled during an investigation… Read More »

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Court Convicts Ex NNPC Official over N6b Fraud …Forfeits Pension, Gratuity, Properties

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office has secured the conviction of one Abdulkadir Mohammed Salihu, a former Sales Assistant of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Kaduna Depot. He was arraigned on three count charge bordering on fraud to the tune of N6 billion, before Justice Z. B Abubakar of the… Read More »

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N570m Fraud: EFCC Arraigns former Head of Service, Oyo-Ita, 8 Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on Monday, March 23, 2020 arraigned the immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, HoCSF, Winnifred Oyo-Ita before Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. She was arraiagned on 18 count charge bordering on Fraud and Money Laundering. They are being… Read More »

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N22.5m Fraud: Two Bag Seven Years Jail Term Each

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, on Monday, March 23, 2020 secured the conviction and sentencing of David Obi and Sunday Onuigwe to seven years imprisonment each before Justice Olabisi Akinlade of State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos for N22.5Million fraud. The convicts were found guilty of the five-count charge… Read More »

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EFCC Docks Man for $39, 000 USD Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, on Thursday, March 19, 2020 arraigned one Unigwe Charles Chidozie before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a six-count charge bordering on possession of fraudulent documents and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of $39, 000… Read More »

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EFCC to Arraign Former Head of Service, Oyo-Ita, 8 Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Monday, March 23, 2020 arraign the immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, HoCSF, Winnifred Oyo-Ita. She will be arraigned before Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja. Others to be arraigned along with Oyo-Ita are: Frontline Ace Global… Read More »

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EFCC arraigns Saraki’s Cousin over alleged N220m Contract Scam

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday arraigned one Ope Saraki, a Cousin of the immediate past President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki on two count charges bordering on contract scam to the tune of Two Hundred and Twenty Million Naira (N220, 000, 000). Saraki was… Read More »