CRIME

EFCC arrests 25 LAUTECH students for internet fraud

EFCC arrests 25 LAUTECH students for internet fraud

Operatives of the Advance Fee Fraud Unit of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Abuja Headquarters, have arrested 25 students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomosho, Oyo State, for their involvement in various forms of cybercrime including romance scam, love scam, possession of forged documents, and obtaining money by false pretence. […]

Declare Kanu A Fugitive, Plaintiff Tells Court

Declare Kanu A Fugitive, Plaintiff Tells Court

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has been asked to declare the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu a fugitive in the United Kingdom. Apart from being declared a fugitive, the court is also being asked to order his arrest and repatriation from wherever he is hiding in Great […]

Ex-banker jailed 10 years for stealing depositors’ money

Ex-banker jailed 10 years for stealing depositors’ money

Chris Steven, Abuja   JUSTICE Abiodun Adesodun of the Ekiti State High Court, has convicted a former cashier officer with Fidelity Bank, Ado branch, Ado Ekiti, Michael Adedayo Ihinolurinjon, and sentenced him to ten years in prison for stealing money from the bank’s vault and diverting customers’ deposits to personal use. Ihinolurinjon was  found guilty […]

EFCC quizzes head of service, Oyo-Ita over N3b contract scam

EFCC quizzes head of service, Oyo-Ita over N3b contract scam

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita over alleged N3billion contract scam. She was also interrogated for alleged abuse of duty tour allowance, money laundering and stealing of government funds. After a four-day grilling during which she was in custody of […]

Court adjourns ex-Plateau Gov, Jang’s trial to Sep 12

Court adjourns ex-Plateau Gov, Jang’s trial to Sep 12

Justice Daniel Longji of a Plateau State High Court, Jos has adjourned the trial of a former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang, to September 12 and 13, 2019 for continuation of trial and ruling on the trial-within-trial involving Yusuf Pam, a cashier at the office of the Secretary to the State Government (OSSG). Jang and […]

EFCC Arrests Sokoto Councillor, Director, Two Others For Diverting Workers’ Salaries

EFCC Arrests Sokoto Councillor, Director, Two Others For Diverting Workers’ Salaries

Chris Steven, Abuja Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), have arrested Tukur Yabo, Director of Works and Housing, Tureta Local Government Area; Hon. Abubakar Maigishiri, a Councilor, Social Welfare, Tureta LGA; Danjuma Ibrahim, a cashier with Ministry of Social Welfare and Community Development, Sokoto State, and Sambo Abdullahi, a staff of the […]

IMN: Between Civil Disobedience And Terrorism

IMN: Between Civil Disobedience And Terrorism

By Philip Agbese In a world that has become global, replication of what has worked in other countries is expected. Civil disobedience has been used by some countries with appreciable results. There are examples to cite: Arab Spring, Orange Protest, Yellow Vests Protest and the ongoing Hong Kong protests. But protests are not for terrorists. […]

Patience Jonathan forfeits $8.4m and N7.4b to FG

Patience Jonathan forfeits $8.4m and N7.4b to FG

Chris Steven, Abuja A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos  has ordered the final forfeiture of the $8.4 million and N7.4 billion found in accounts linked to a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had sought a final forfeiture of the sums found in various accounts linked to the […]

EFCC Arraigns Senator Albert Bassey Over Money Laundering Allegations

EFCC Arraigns Senator Albert Bassey Over Money Laundering Allegations

Chris Steven, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Monday arraigned senator, Albert Bassey, popularly known as OBA, before Justice A. A. Okeke of the Federal High Court, sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on a six-count charge bordering on money laundering. A statement by acting head of media and publicity at EFCC, […]

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