Recruitment of 10,000 police yet to begin

Kazeem Ugbodaga Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase Following the approval for the recruitment of 10,000 police officers by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigeria Police has informed the public that recruitment into the Force is yet to commence.

Woman Loses N.5m To Money Doubler

Cyriacus Izuekwe A woman, Philomena Ajih, has lost N550,000 after she gave the money to suspected fruadsters locally known as money doublers to get N5 milion in return.

Fake Female Lawyer Docked After 10 Years In Practice

Cyriacus Izuekwe The police in Lagos have arrested a fake female a legal practitioner who has allegedly been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public for the past 10 years in Lagos State, western Nigeria.

N120m Fraud: El-Rufai orders fresh audit of civil servants

Femi Adi/Kaduna Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor In a bid to rid Kaduna State Civil Service of ghost workers, block monumental leakages and fraud, Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has ordered another round of biometric verification exercise of civil servants in the state.

NNPC’s Group Executive Directors Sacked

According Sahara Reporters, the sacked GEDs are Mr. Ian Udoh leading Refining and Petrochemicals, Mr. Adebayo Ibirogba leading the Engineering and Technical team, Dr.

Police arraign man, 90, over fraud

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 90 year-old man, Rasaki Raji, at an Iyaganku Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan for obtaining N150,000 on false pretext.

Buhari must be overhaul NNPC, the medium of fraud, corruption – Report

President Muhammadu Buhari ABUJA, (Reuters) – Nigeria’s new president should overhaul how Africa’s biggest oil producer sells its state oil company’s share of crude oil output to save billions of dollars in wasted and lost revenues, a report by an international governance watchdog said on Tuesday.

Kano hospital clerks arraigned for N3.2m fraud

Eromosele Ebhomele Umar Yusuf and Ibrahim Ahmed Bebeji The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Umar Yusuf and Ibrahim Ahmed Bebeji, both former clerks of the National Orthopedic Hospital, Dala, Kano State before Justice Dije Aboki of the State High Court, Kano on a three-count charge of criminal

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.