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Fraud: Court Remands Kaduna Deputy Speaker

Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna has ordered that the Deputy Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Dr. Mato Dogara, be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, pending the outcome of the investigation¬† of the petition on corruption allegations against him. Mato was on administrative bail before […]

EFCC Nabs Courier With $130,000

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, arrested one Bash Abdu at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano over money laundering. Abdu, a Nigerian but with a Dubai resident permit was on his way to Dubai on board Egypt Air when he was arrested by officials of […]

VISA Scammer Jailed 16 Years

Justice Adebunkola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, on November 21, 2012, convicted Femi Maurice who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to four years imprisonment. Maurice was arraigned on July 1, 2007, on a four count charge of obtaining under false pretence, contrary to Section 1 (1)(a) and […]

Man Jailed For Fraud, Impersonation

Justice Call Garba of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, on December 7, 2012, sentenced Fidelis Teseer Tule, who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to two years imprisonment for impersonation and obtaining money by false pretence. Tule was arrested following an intelligence report that he was parading himself as a […]

Nigeria’s Ex-LG Boss In Police Net Over Fake Projects

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday arrested Alhaji Umar Ibrahim-Rabagaddama, the immediate-past Chairman of the Interim Management Committee of Zaria Local Government Council in Kaduna State, over alleged fake projects. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the former council boss was invited to the Zaria Police Area Command […]

Currency Trafficking On The Rise

Editorial

The frequency at which currency is being trafficked these days through our airports is disheartening and a sad reminder that corruption remains high in our country. On Tuesday night, Aminu Lamido, son of Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State, was arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, after $50,000 cash was […]

Lagos Civil Servant Docked Over Alleged N18.3m Land Fraud

Mrs. Omolara Onamade, a female staff of Lagos State Lands Bureau, was on Monday docked at a Lagos High Court in Ikeja for allegedly swindling prospective land owners of N18.3 million. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Onamade, 41, was arraigned before Justice Lateefat Okunnu on 44 counts of stealing, forgery and uttering. […]

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