• Alleged N104.7m fraud: EFCC presents another witness against Masari

    Alleged N104.7m fraud: EFCC presents another witness against Masari0

    “The outflow to Abubakar Mahmud Wambai was N2.8m and another credit of N3m to Anthony Madwate. On the same day, there was a cheque with No. 462 of N140, 000, which was paid to one Engr. Habu.” He also told the court that there was a credit of N3m to Bature’s GTB account and thereafter

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  • N84.5m Election Fraud:EFCC arrests INEC officials

    N84.5m Election Fraud:EFCC arrests INEC officials0

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has arrested four officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara state for an alleged case of conspiracy, breach of trust and criminal diversion of over N84m meant for Ad Hoc staff allowance during 2019 general elections The suspects are INEC administrative secretary Hassan

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  • FBI releases list of 80 Nigerians arrested for fraud

    FBI releases list of 80 Nigerians arrested for fraud0

    The United States government has released full details and identities of the 80 suspected fraudsters, with many being Nigerians, arrested in the country. FBI named Valentine Iro, 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38, both Nigerian citizens as lead suspects, adding that the duo allegedly coordinated with others to launder the funds from victims. The Federal

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  • N25bn fraud: FG withdrew case against me to save resources — Goje

    N25bn fraud: FG withdrew case against me to save resources — Goje0

    FORMER Governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma Goje (APC, Gombe Central), yesterday, claimed the Federal Government withdrew the two-count charge against him to save its face and resources. In a statement in Abuja, Goje who was Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations of the last Senate, noted that the charges were more of persecution than prosecution,

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  • Court sentences man for attempting to defraud EFCC Staff

    Court sentences man for attempting to defraud EFCC Staff0

    A Federal High Court in Rivers has sentenced one Obinna James to seven years imprisonment for conspiracy, false pretence and attempted fraud. James was arraigned by the EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office in September 2012 in an attempt to defraud an operative of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to the tune of N450,000.00

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  • N179.8m fraud: PDP chieftain, two INEC officials re-arraigned

    N179.8m fraud: PDP chieftain, two INEC officials re-arraigned0

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned the deputy national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Yemi Akinwonmi before Federal High Court in Lagos over an alleged N179.8 million fraud. The PDP chieftain was docked before the court alongside and two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Dickson Atiba and

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