Category: Crime

Internet Fraud: Naira Marley Arraigned, Remanded in Prison Custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on May 20, 2019 arraigned a Nigerian artiste, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, before Justice Nicholas I. Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on an 11-count charge bordering on cybercrime. The defendant was arrested on May 10, 2019,… Read More »

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Alleged N200m Fraud: Court Dismisses Ex-Ogun Gov, Gbenga Daniel’s No- Case Submission

Justice Olarenwaju Mabekoje of the Ogun State High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Friday, May 17, 2019, dismissed the no- case submission filed by a former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, who is being prosecuted for an alleged N200m (Two Hundred Million Naira) fraud. The defendant was re-arraigned on Monday, April… Read More »

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Herbalist Impersonates GMD NNPC, Femi Adesina, Others, Dupes Foreigner of N30million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office  has arrested a 31-year-old Islamic scholar/herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka for impersonating  the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) Dr Maikanti Baru and the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina among other prominent citizens. The suspect with others… Read More »

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$9.8m Fraud: Court Orders Yakubu, Ex-NNPC GMD to Open Defence July 3

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered Andrew Yakubu, a former General Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to open his defence on July 3, 2019 in the $9.8 million fraud allegation brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Yakubu had through his counsel,… Read More »

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Lawmaker-elect in EFCC Net Over N26m Property Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has arrested a member-elect of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Abdulgafar Ayinla over his alleged involvement in property scam, forgery and obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of about N26,000,000 (Twenty Six Million Naira). Ayinla who is expected to be sworn-in… Read More »

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EFCC secures conviction of Gombe internal revenue chair, three others for N25m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Gombe Zonal office on May 16, 2019 secured the conviction of Atiku Mu’azu Bayum, Mohammed Adi, Ibrahim Abubakar and Abubakar Usman on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and theft before Justice Beatrice Iliya of the Gombe State High Court, sitting in Gombe. They were alleged to have… Read More »

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Two Illegal Gold Dealers Forfeit N39m, Property

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, secured the conviction of two illegal gold dealers, Bukar Mandara Zarami, Managing Director, Bukar Mandara Zarami Limited, and Kar Nap Fenan Wuyep before Justice Muslim S. Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos. The convicts alongside a company, Bukar Mandara… Read More »

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N450m Fraud: EFCC presents more witnesses against Bulama, four others

The trial of former minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Abdu Bulama, continued today Monday, May 13, 2019 before Justice Hammada Dashen of the Federal High Court, sitting in Damaturu, Yobe State, with the testimony of two prosecution witnesses, who shed light into how money was shared among politicians in Yobe state. Bulama is being… Read More »

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Man lands in prison for forgery, breach of trust

Justice Salisu Garba of the FCT High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on Monday, May 13, 2019, ordered that one Marshal David Umoh be remanded in Kuje Prison. David and his company, Dihoen Consult Limited are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on an eight-count charge bordering on breach of trust… Read More »