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Photo: EFCC arraigns man for $149, 950 oil fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, today Tuesday, October 9th, arraigned one Barnabas Johnson Akojie alongside his companies, Hanston Oil & Gas Limited and Bahanston Oil & Gas Limited, before Justice Olusola Williams of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on an eight-count charge bordering on …

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Nigerian woman commits suicide over closure of her shop in Ghana

A Nigerian woman, Stella Ogonna Okpaleke, has committed suicide after her shop was locked up by the authorities of the market where she sold her goods in Ghana.   Recall that last month the shops of some Nigerians were locked up by Ghanaian authorities over their inability to meet strict trading …

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EFCC arraigns serial fraudster for defrauding army general N180m

EFCC, on October 8, 2018 arraigned one Mohammed Sanni Zubair, before Justice Ijeoma L. Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on a 4-count charge of fraud.   Zubair, a suspected serial fraudster, was alleged to be a member of a syndicate, who specialized in defrauding people. …

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Federal High Court orders final forfeiture of N204.2m Ikoyi property

Justice Chuka A. Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, ordered the final forfeiture of a property worth the sum of N204, 200,000 recovered from one Joy Obiageli Oti by the EFCC to the Federal Government.   The judge had, on April 25, …

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Photo: EFCC arrests 33-year old Ekiti State indigene for internet fraud

The Ibadan zonal office of EFCC has arrested one Oke Omoniyi Benjamin (33) from Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State, for internet fraud.   Benjamin was arrested sequel to an Intelligent Report received on 27th August, 2018, alleging that he is into internet fraud and has also defrauded a number of foreigners of …

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Witness testifies against former minister of water resources, Mukhtar Shagari in alleged N500m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on October 3rd, 2018 presented the first witness in the trial of former minister of water resources, Mukhtar Shagari alongside four others before Honourable Justice Idrissa Kolo of the Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto.   Shagari was arraigned alongside Senator Abdullahi Mohammed Wali, Nasiru Dalhatu …

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Photo: Producer/distributor of fake alcoholic drink arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Emmanuel Nwodu, 38, of Fagba, Iju, Lagos for producing and distributing fake alcoholic drinks in the state.   A statement released by the state police command’s spokesperson, CSP Chike Oti, states that the suspect was arrested by a team of police officers …

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Photo: Child buying and selling syndicate who stole a 2-year-old girl arrested in Lagos

The Lagos state police command have arrested a child buying and selling syndicate in the state.   A statement from the state police command spokesperson, CSP Chike Oti, said on the first day of May 2018, the Command received a complaint from one Nwoagbo Ekene of 27 Test Oluwale street, …

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N4.7bn Fraud: Court adjourns ex-Oyo governor, Rasheed Ladoja’s trial Indefinately

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned sine die the ongoing trial of a former governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja. Ladoja is facing trial alongside a former Commissioner for Finance in the state, Waheed Akanbi, for allegedly laundering a sum of N4.7bn …

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60-year-old Ghanaian man kills wife, self in Ibadan

A 60-year-old Ghanaian, Bonga Augustus, on Thursday September 27th, killed his wife and himself with an axe after an argument at their home in Baba Ijebu Village, Akanran, Ona Ara council area of Ibadan, Oyo State   According to residents of the community where the incident happened, the Ghanaian man, …

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