Oil Worth $13.7bn Stolen Under NNPC, Says NEITI

The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Hajiya Zainab Shamsuna-Ahmed, on Wednesday said between 2009 and 2012, about 160 million barrels of oil ...

Bizman held over N4.2m fraud

Paul Iyoghojie Operatives of the Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos, Western Nigeria have arraigned a businessman, Olajide Tope Oluwatuyi, 39, before a Lagos State magistrate’s court for allegedly obtaining the sum of N4,230,000 from Emmanuel Fadiya under false pretence.

EFCC arraigns six persons for N31m fraud

Adetoun Kammal The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, July 24, 2015, arraigned six persons before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja on a 17 count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and forgery.

EFCC Suspect Slumps, Dies In Prison Months After Alleging AIG Mbu Tortured Him For 80 Days

Alhaji Suleiman Yerima, a business man accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of fraudulent activities, has died after collapsing in a prison mosque on Eid-el-Fitr day. The foreign exchange dealer, remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos, died exactly three weeks after he was transferred to the prison

Gospel Artist Arrested In N40m Fraud Case

35-year-old Gospel musician Olalekan Opaleye has been arrested for allegedly defrauding a 75-year-old London based Nigerian pensioner, Michael Shote, in the amount of N40 million.  Shote, who retired from a telecommunications company in London, had sponsored the gospel musicians career financially. Prior to becoming a gospel musician, Opaleye had been

EFCC Set To Probe Jonathan’s Ministers, Aides


THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has concluded plans to commence the probe of the former President Goodluck Jonathan with investigations into the financial transactions of ...

Former NSA Sambo Dasuki Arrested


Immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Sabo Dasuki (rtd.), has been arrested and whisked to an unknown destination, a report from Abuja said.

Fraud: Estate Agent Jailed For Two Years


An Ikeja Senior Magistrates Court-5 sitting at Abule Egba Lagos, has sentenced a 57-year old estate agent, Ade Adetela to two years imprisonment with hard labour without an option of fine. Adetela was docked before the court on a one count of receiving N210,000 from an accommodation seeker, Mrs.

‘NNPC Must Die!’ – Governor El-Rufai


“NNPC (Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation) must die!” were the stern words of the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday in Abuja. A visibly ...

N29bn Fraud: Ex-Gov Nyako, son get N350m bail

The accused persons are alleged to have, at various times between 2011 and 2013, used five companies to commit fraud. The post N29bn Fraud: Ex-Gov Nyako, son get N350m bail appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Alleged Fraud: Former Head Of Service Returns To EFCC


Steve Oronsaye, the former head of service of the federation is expected to return to the EFCC office today in what seems like a possible arraignment. Oronsaye was first arrested and detained by EFCC operatives on Wednesday but was later released in the evening.

Fraud: EFCC Re-arrests Orosonye


Former Head of Service of the Federation, Mr. Steve Oronsaye, Thursday, returned to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s custody ahead of planned arraignment tommorow.

Iyaloja arrested for N93.8m fraud

Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase Police in Ekiti state, western Nigeria, have arrested the market leader (Iyaloja) of Ado Ekiti, Chief Mrs Waye Osho for allegedly collecting the sum of N93,860,000 from market men and women in the state.