Category: Crime

EFCC Docks Man for N9.9m Oil Scam in Uyo

The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, August 6, 2020, arraigned one Solomon Essien and his company, FWDEVA Nigeria Limited, for fraud before Justice Okon A. Okon of the Akwa Ibom State High Court, Uyo. Essien was docked on a three-count charge, bordering on issuance of dud cheque… Read More »

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Lawmaker, Akande-Sadipe Calls for Probe into Bribery Allegations Against NIS

Federal Lawmaker, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe K. has called on the Nigeria Immigration Service to investigate allegations of bribery against its personnel in land borders with African countries and at Airports.Akande-Sadipe, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora Affairs said on Thursday that allegations of bribe collection from irregular migrants to leave the country are gaining… Read More »

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NAPTIP Hails Capt. Hosa Okunbo, Names Him Anti-Human Trafficking Hero

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has singled out Benin-born billionaire businessman, Captain Hosa Okunbo, for recognition as its anti-human trafficking hero on the occasion of the 2020 World Day Against Human Trafficking. In a citation uploaded on the Agency’s website and social media handles, NAPTIP said that Capt. Okunbo… Read More »

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Fraudster Bags 20 Years For Defrauding A Taiwanese

A 30-year-old fraudster, Gabriel Adekola Oluokun, was on Thursday July 23, 2020, sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State for defrauding a Taiwanese to the tune of $22,300 (Twenty-Two Thousand, Three Hundred United States Dollars). The convict was prosecuted by the Ibadan Zonal Office of… Read More »

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Osun Mulls Mobile Courts, Community Service For Defaulters

The State Government of Osun, worried about the heightening degree of non-compliance of citizens to the COVID-19 safety protocols outlined by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the State Government is considering the deployment of mobile courts across the state. Instead of fines, defaulted will be made to put in hours of community… Read More »

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EFCC Arraigns Two Benue Pension Officials Over N19m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benue Zonal Office, on Monday, July 20, 2020 arraigned the duo of Victor Gabriel Charles and John Aboyi Omaku before Justice Moris Ikpambese of the Benue State High Court, Makurdi over alleged conspiracy and misappropriation of pension funds to the tune of N19million. Charles, a former vice chairman,… Read More »

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Two Internet Fraudsters Bag Three Years in Warri

Justice Emeka Nwite of Federal High Court, Warri, Delta State, on Wednesday, on July 15, 2020, sentenced Ochuko Okikifo (a.k.a Claire Grorgr) and King Thank God (a.k.a Frank Lawson) to three years jail term each for criminal impersonation. The convicts were prosecuted by the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,… Read More »

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EFCC Arrests Uniport Undergraduate, Mother, Girlfriend for Suspected Internet Fraud.

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Thursday July 16, 2020 arrested a 22-year old Computer Science Undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt. Kenneth Gift, his girl friend, Dandy Spice and mother, Dorah Aninah for suspected internet fraud in Agbor, Delta State. Their arrest was sequel to a… Read More »

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EFCC Arraigns Man, Company for N16m Fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, arraigned one Kebiru Haruna and a company, Zainab Courage Corporate Limited, before Justice C.N Orji of FCT High Court, Apo Abuja, on four-count charges, bordering on conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N16 million (Sixteen Million Naira, Only). One… Read More »

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Oil Theft: Military Hands Over Nine Suspects, Vessel to EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal office, on Friday, July 10, 2020 took over a vessel, christened MT Morris alongside nine crew members. The suspects are: Felix Eboh; Ovie Idisi; Bob Davies; Ojo Sunday; Oluwale Olaitan; Orok Oyo; Godwin Okpaje, Francis Chinbo and Olanioyi Goodness. Representative of Sector Three of the… Read More »