Category: Crime

EFCC Arraigns Adoke Over Malabu Oil Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on January 23, 2020 arraigned Muhammed Bello Adoke, before Justice A.I. Kutigi of Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja. Adoke, a former attorney-general of the federation and minister of Justice is facing an amended 42-count charge. He is being tried alongside Aliyu Abubakar, Mr. Rasky Gbinigie, Malabu Oil… Read More »

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Witness Narrates how former SGF Lawal Awarded Contract to Companies Linked to him

The trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and five others before Justice Jude Okeke of Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama continued with the examination in-chief of the fourth witness, Aminu Ahmed, a principal procurement officer in the office of the SGF who told the court that Josmon… Read More »

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Oil Theft: EFCC to Train Army in Evidence Handling

In a bid to enhance the prosecution of suspects arrested for involvement in illegal oil bunkering in the Niger Delta, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has offered to train officers of the 6 Division, Nigerian Army in the intricate art of evidence gathering and handling to guarantee successful prosecutions in court. Usman Iman,… Read More »

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EFCC Arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’, Two others for 111m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office on Monday, January 20, 2020, arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil better known as “Mama Boko Haram”. She was arraigned alongside Tahir Saidu Daura and Prince Lawal Shoyade, before Justice Aisha Kumalia of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on an amended five-count charge, bordering on conspiracy, obtaining… Read More »

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EFCC Arrests 89 Yahoo Boys in Ibadan Night Club

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office at the weekend, arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular ‘Club 360,’ located on Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. In preparation for the late night operation, officers of the Commission had carried out series of discreet surveillance on the nature… Read More »

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Court Jails NDDC Staff 7 Years for N4m Contract Fraud

Justice A.T Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on Friday, 17 January, 2020 sentenced one Tarila Ebizimor to seven years imprisonment for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N4.000.000.00 (Four Million Naira). The convict, a supervisor in the Security Department of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC was prosecuted by… Read More »

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Nigerian Navy Hands over Vessel, Nine Suspects to EFCC for Illegal Oil Bunkering

The Nigerian Navy Ship Delta (NNS Delta), on Monday, January 13, 2020 handed over a motor vessel, MV Salvation and its nine crew members to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office, whom she arrested for their alleged involvement in illegal oil bunkering. The suspects are: Tamuno Abereniboye, John Gwuene, Simon President,… Read More »

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Alleged €29m Fraud: Court Admits Evidence Against Jean Codo, Company

Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday, January 13, 2019, admitted in evidence a document tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against a suspected fraudster, Jean Codo and his company, Transport and Port Management System Limited, TPML. Codo and his company, TPMS, are standing trial… Read More »

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Oyo Frowns At Level of Drug Abuse At Motor Parks ….Pledges To Support NDLEA on Advocacy

In an effort at reducing drug abuse and trafficking, Oyo State government has pledged to support the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) towards curbing the menace of illicit drug use and peddling in the State. This was disclosed on Tuesday in Ibadan by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Hon. Wasiu Olatunbosun… Read More »

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Church Accountant Bags 18 Years forN15.5m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe Zonal Office on January 13, 2020, secured the conviction of one Ibrahim Aku before Justice Nathan Musa of the Adamawa State High Court. Aku, an accountant at EYN Church of Christ (Ekilisiyar Yen Uwa Nigeria), EYN, Church of Brethren in Nigeria (CBN) in the state faced a… Read More »