BUSTED: INEC Document Exposes Electoral Malpractice BY PDP, INEC In Rivers Poll


If the 5 gubernatorial candidates contesting the credibility of the April 11 gubernatorial poll in Rivers haven’t yet withdrawn their cases from the election petition tribunal against Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was declared winner of the poll, then he is in a very big soup.

EFCC Arraigns FCT Minister’s Ex-aide For N60m Land Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arraigned Muhammed Gital, who is a former Chief of Staff to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, before a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja for land fraud-related offences. The EFCC said in a statement by its Head,

Boko Haram is a fraud – Buhari

General Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria’s president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari says Boko Haram will be denied a recruitment base the moment our local communities realize that its claim to being a religious group is nothing but a fraud.

Bank’s Intern Steals Customers’ N53.6m


Paul Iyoghojie The police at Lion Building Division, Campbell Street, Lagos Island, western Nigeria, have arrested a 31-year old graduate, Kehinde Lateef who served his one year internship with the Sterling Bank Plc, Lagos Island, for allegedly fraudulently withdrawing the sum of N53.6 million naira from the accounts of two

Bamaiyi: Prison Authority Had No Record Of $330k Fraud Money


Henry Ojelu A prison officer, ACP Abdullai Garba on Wednesday told an Ikeja High Court that the $330,000 General Ishaya Bamaiyi claimed was fraudulently taken from him at the Kirikiri prison by a court registrar was not in the prison record.

Lagos Judiciary Official Jailed For Fraud


Henry Ojelu Justice Latifa Okunnu of an Ikeja High Court on Monday sentenced a staff of the probate division of the Lagos State judiciary, Mrs Bukola Adeosun, to a three-year jail term for stealing government money.

Lagos Judiciary Official Jailed for Fraud

Henry Ojelu Justice Latifa Okunu of an Ikeja High Court today sentenced a staff of the probate division of the Lagos State judiciary, Mrs Bukola Adeosun to a three-year jail term for stealing government money.

Five Ex-Employees of MTN Uganda Embroiled in a Mobile Money Debacle

There’s been a report by New Vision, about a mobile money scam – of Sh5 billion ($1,665)-  that was allegedly perpetrated by five ex-employees of MTN Uganda. The discovery was made apparently during an audit report conducted by the staff of an accounting/advisory organization, Grant Thorton.

6 Unity Bank Workers Facing Charges over Alleged N306 million Fraud


Six employees of Unity Bank, were on Wednesday charged before a Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, over alleged N306 million fraud. They are facing charges of criminal conspiracy, forgery, theft and negligent conduct. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that of the 26 involved in the crime,

Student Arraigned Over N3.4m Admission Fraud


A 32-year-old student, Olugbenga Ajuwon, on Tuesday in Lagos appeared before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court for his alleged involvement in a N3.44 million admission scam.

Judge upholds fraud case against Barcelona

Neymar A Spanish judge on Friday upheld a tax fraud case against FC Barcelona’s current and ex-chairmen over the signing of striker Neymar, taking them a step closer to a possible trial, a judicial source said.

Dismissed Cop Dupes Police N40m


Paul Iyoghojie A dismissed Police Sergeant has been arrested by the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Adeniji Adele, Lagos Island, western Nigeria, for allegedly posing as a police officer to defraud the Nigeria Police of about N40 million in eight years.

EFCC Arraigns Man in Enugu for Defrauding Church Members of N18.4 Million


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday dragged a man named Eze Mark to the Federal High Court, Enugu, for allegedly defrauding some Church members of N18.4 million. Mark, along with Dominus Vobiscum Investment Ltd were arraigned on 11-count charges of false pretence, falsification and obtaining N18.

Lance Armstrong To Pay Back $10 Million For Fraudulent Winnings

A court has ordered Lance Armstrong to pay the sum of $10 million to SCA Promotions, the sports insurance firm that paid his bonuses for winning the Tour de France. “We are very pleased with this result,” said SCA’s president and founder Bob Hamman in a statement.