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N8bn CBN Currency Scam: Banker Bags Seven And Half Years Imprisonment


Justice Emmanuel Ayo Nathaniel of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 convicted and sentenced one Tope Akintade, a former staff of Ecobank, Ibadan branch to two and half years imprisonment on each of the three counts of stealing and conspiracy pressed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Akintade ...

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€53,000 Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Man For Allegedly Duping An Irish Businesswoman


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday December 13, 2016 arraigned Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown alias Michael Freeman and his company, Yoshinaka Corporation, before Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court, sitting in Asaba, Delta State on a 34-count charge bordering on obtaining by false presence. Tombrown is alleged to have duped an Irish businesswoman, Izabela Glogowska, ...

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Ambode Removes Ademola As HOS, Appoints Acting Head

Embattled Mrs Olabowale Ademola

fraud Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has tactically eased out the current Head of Service, HOS, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola who is enmesh in alleged bribery scandal with her husband, Justice Adeniji Ademola. The governor has appointed Mrs Folashade Sidikatu Adesoye as acting HOS. PM News gathered that the decision was taken because the image of the Lagos State Government is ...

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Wonder Bank Operators Bag 8months For Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of three operators of a wonder bank – Dayo Peter Bulus also known as Bulus Maiyaki, Oyeleye Adetunji alias James Adetunji and Martins Adebajo for offences bordering on conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N968,050.00 (nine hundred and sixty-eight thousand naira, fifty kobo). The convicts ...

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Court Adjourns Dariye’s Trial To Jan 18


Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, Abuja, has adjourned till January 18 and 19, 2017 for further proceedings in the trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye. Dariye is facing a 23-count charge bordering on money laundering and diversion of funds, to the tune of N1.2billion. The criminal matter, which had ...

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Court Grants N50 million Bail to Justice Ademola, Wife

Justice Ademola and his wife in the court

An Abuja High Court on Tuesday granted bail to justice Adeniyi Ademola and wife, Olabowale, in the sum of N50 million each and adjourned trial into their matter until Jan. 18. The two were arraigned by Federal Government on 11-count of criminal conspiracy to receive gratification in various ways, contrary to Section 8(1)(a) of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other ...

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Alleged N170m FIRS Contract Fraud: Businessman Cries Out To IGP; Wants Arase Probed For Criminal Conspiracy


An Ibadan-based ICT firm proprietor, Joseph Benjamin, currently facing trial on the orders of the immediate past Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, for alleged “false petitioning”, has cried out to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, urging him to investigate his predecessor in office for  “criminal conspiracy” in his current travails. Mr. Benjamin, who is the managing director/chief executive ...

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So Sad: Nigerians React to MMM’s 1 Month Ban on Withdrawals


Following the shocking news that the popular money-doubling Ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox, MMM has left its Nigerian participants accounts frozen by blocking them from withdrawing their funds along with accruing 30% interest until January, 2017, Nigerians have taken to social media to express their thoughts and feelings on the recent development. While some participants in the alleged Ponzi scheme ...

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Fake Embassy Uncovered in Lagos, Two Chinese Arrested

The suspected leader of the syndicate

The Policemen attached to the squad swooped on them; two Chinese and two Nigerians were apprehended during the raid on their office situated inside an hotel, Golden Point and Suite, on Duduyemi Street in Ejigbo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The Chinese: Liu Honyang, 47, Sun Xinai, 49; and their Nigerian collaborators, Oriyomi Olawale, 47 and Desmond Chinedu, 25, conspired and swindled ...

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Ex-NIMASA Boss, Akpobolokemi Converted N4.5bn to US Dollars -Witness


A star witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Adamu Usman Yusuf, Monday told a Federal High Court in Lagos southwest Nigeria how about N4.9 billion was converted into United States dollars by a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Patrick Akpobolokemi and other accused charged with money laundering. Akpobolokemi is standing ...

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