CRIME

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, […]

Two yahoo yahoo boys sentence to one year imprisonment in Ilorin

Two yahoo yahoo boys sentence to one year imprisonment in Ilorin

Chris Steven, Abuja Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, on Thursday convicted two internet fraudsters, Johnson Okuselu, 23 and Saheed Olanrewaju, 25, to one year imprisonment without an option of fine for alleged internet scam. During the trial, an investigator of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Olamide Sadiq told the court […]

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

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

Chris Steven, Abuja 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 […]

‘Angel’ Jailed For Internet Fraud

‘Angel’ Jailed For Internet Fraud

Chris Steven, Abuja Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan Judicial Division, has convicted an internet fraudster, Adebimpe Babajide Quadri, a.k.a Angel and sentenced him to four months in prison. According to a statement by the EFCC acting Head of Media and Publicity, Tony Orilade, Quadri, who hide under the name ‘Angel’ to […]

Serial Cash Transfer Fraudster Lands in EFCC’s Net

Serial Cash Transfer Fraudster Lands in EFCC’s Net

Chris Steven, Abuja  Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, on Tuesday arrested an alleged serial cash transfer fraudster, Bashar Umar Abdullahi, (a.k.a  Abdu Abdullahi and Bashir Abdullahi) who have defrauded some unsuspecting victims, the sum of N151,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty One Thousand Naira) by leading them astray at ATM pay points. One […]

Man Bags 29 Years for N2m Cyber Fraud

Man Bags 29 Years for N2m Cyber Fraud

Chris Steven, Abuja Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Monday, sentenced one Adegboye Joshua Oluyeyi to 29 years imprisonment for a N2 million cyber fraud. Oluyeyi was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Friday, May 3, 2019, on a nine-count charge bordering […]

Gunmen Attack Bafarawa Town, Kill One, Kidnap A Boy

Gunmen Attack Bafarawa Town, Kill One, Kidnap A Boy

Chris Steven, Abuja Some suspected gunmen have attacked Bafarawa village, home of former governor of Sokoto State, Attaihiru Bafarawa. The gunmen who specifically entered former governor’s house in the village killed his security guard, Abdullahi Jijji and kidnapped a identified as  Abdulrasheed Sa’idu. A statement issued by Dr Suleiman Shuaib Shinkafi, acting Director General of Attahiru Bafarawa […]

SAN Wants Malami To Show Evidence On $30,000 Traced To Onnoghen’s Account

SAN Wants Malami To Show Evidence On $30,000 Traced To Onnoghen’s Account

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Joe Agi, has challenged the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami to come up with evidence to support his claim that the $30,000 traced to the account of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN)  Walter Onnoghen was a proceed of bribe to compromise the […]

6 Arrested Over Abule-Egba Pipeline Vandalism Including Lagos State House Of Assembly Aspirant

6 Arrested Over Abule-Egba Pipeline Vandalism Including Lagos State House Of Assembly Aspirant

Lagos State police command have arrested six persons who allegedly vandalised the NNPC pipelines at Abule Egba, Lagos, that destroyed 100 houses and 77 vehicles worth millions of naira. The suspects are PDP House of Assembly aspirant Hon.(Amb) Adedipe Dauda Ewenla, 40, Rasak Oyakunle aka Akeregun; Abdulazeez Agboola aka Boggy, 29; Akin Ayansola alias Babalati, […]