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Man jailed for N65m fraud in Lagos

Justice Mojisola Dada of a Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted one Jackson Kamalu for defrauding a businessman sixty-five million.

1 Nigerien, 5 Nigerians convicted over fake $570,000

The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction of members of a notorious syndicate of fraudsters comprising a Nigerien and five Nigerians.

45-year-old Mushiratu arraigned for fraud, breach of peace

The Police, on Thursday, arraigned a 45-year-old woman, Mushiratu Funseyin at the Magistrates’ Court in Badagry, for alleged fraud and breach of peace.

Calabar varsity staff docked for N11.4m fraud

The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday, February 18, 2021, arraigned one Andrew Eigbokhaebholo, a staff of the University of Calabar, before Justice S. M Shuaibu of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State.

EFCC arraigns businessman Chinweuba for N4m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 16, 2021, arraigned one Obetta Hillary Chinweuba before Justice R.O Dugbo Oghoghorie of the Federal High Court, Enugu on a four-count charge of obtaining forgery, impersonation and obtaining N4,000,000.00 by false pretence

Fraud: EFCC to arraign Stella Oduah Feb 22

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Feb 22, arraign the former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah for allegedly misappropriating public funds during her tenure in office.

Man jailed over investment fraud in Kaduna

One Anana Henry has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for defrauding one Amadi Musah Saleh the sum of Fifty-five Thousand Naira in a phony investment scheme in Kaduna.

Pastor jailed for fraud in Oyo

A pastor, Odenigbo Theophilus has been sentenced to seven years in prison for defrauding a retiree, Ojo Gbadebo, of the sum of N1 million under false pretence.

EFCC warns Akwa Ibom officials against fraud

DCDS Edeh A. Uchenna, the Head of Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has warned procurement officers in the Akwa Ibom State civil service to steer clear of fraud. 

CBN to Nigerians: Beware of COVID-19 Cyber-attacks, Fraud

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has alerted the general public to new tactics cyber-criminals are taking advantage of to scam unsuspecting individuals using the the current “COVID-19” pandemic.

Fake estate agents arraigned over fraud

Two suspected fake estate agents, Solomon Olakunle and Christopher Chukwuemeka, who allegedly defrauded an accommodation seeker of N630, 000, on Monday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Publisher arraigned for N4m fraud

Benjamin Adedoyin, a 42-year-old publisher, on Friday appeared in a Kubwa Magistrates’ court, Abuja, over alleged fraud involving N4 million.

Nyako: EFCC’s principal witness testifies via video link

Following the approval of the Federal High Court in Abuja, Mr Kobis Arithimni, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s principal witness in the ongoing alleged N40 billion trial of former Adamawa Governor, Murtala Nyako, on Tuesday, testified via video link.

Mechanic arraigned for duping customer

A 46-year-old auto mechanic, Odebunmi Adebayo, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court in Lagos for allegedly defrauding his customer of N250,000.

3 fake prophets arraigned for defrauding woman

The police on Friday arraigned three fake prophets who allegedly defrauded an applicant of N100,000, in a Magistrates’ Court in Asaba.

EFCC docks banker for multi-million naira fraud

The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, September 26, 2019 arraigned one Adam Kaka Adam before Justice Ibrahim Jauro of the Yobe State High Court,  Damaturu, on one-count charge, bordering on criminal misappropriation to the tune of N11, 657, 500.00 (Eleven Million Six Hundred and Fifty-seven Thousand Five Hundred Naira).

Trader in court for N1.36m fraud

A trader, Sherifat Alli, 41, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defrauding a businessman of  N1.360 million.

Travel agent docked over alleged N1.7m visa fraud

A 49-year-old travel agent, David Ojukwu, who allegedly defrauded a client of N1.7 million under pretenses of helping procure an Australian visa for him, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Court orders arrest of NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, others over fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju...

Young Nigerians top list of fraudsters arrested by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan zone has revealed that majority of the suspects arrested for fraud were young Nigerians, whose ages ranged from 18 to 40.

Couple who defrauded man of N12.4m remanded in prison

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned one Hilary Ogbobe alongside his wife, Dorothy Ijeomo, and a firm, Marine Mayor Limited, before...

Couple allegedly defraud neighbour of N12.4m

Hillary Ogbobe, 45, and his wife, Ijeoma, were on Thursday arraigned at an Ikeja Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding one Christopher Ezugwu, their...

Man goes to jail for N1.640m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday secured the conviction of one Mohammed Mohammed before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri, the state capital.

N2.8bn Fraud: Court admits more evidence against Ex-NAMA MD, Abdulsalam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday tendered more evidence against Ibrahim Abdulsalam, a former Managing Director of the National Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, who is being prosecuted before Justice Babs Kuewumi of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos over an alleged N2.8bn fraud.

Auto mechanic arraigned over alleged N500, 000 fraud

A 35 year-old Auto mechanic, Pamilerin Akinbola, on Tuesday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly defrauding Dele Igbasan...

N3.6bn Fraud: How Omatsuli, Co-defendant received money through company’s account – Witness

The trial of Touyo Omatsuli, a former Executive Director on Projects, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, and Francis Momoh resumed on Monday at the Federal High Court before Justice Saliu Seidu sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.

N25bn fraud: Attorney-General takes over Sen. Goje’s case

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) on Friday took over the case of alleged N25 billion fraud filed against Former Gombe State Governor Danjuma Goje from the EFCC.

Ponzi Scheme: Micheno boss to Remain in Prison over N320m fraud charge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned the registered trustee of Micheno Multi-purpose Cooperative Society, Mr. Uno Michael Eke before Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court, sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, on a separate 74-count charge, for allegedly obtaining over N320 million by false pretence from innocent Nigerians.

Court jails businesswoman 13 years for $200,000 fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has secured the conviction and sentencing of a businesswoman, Taiwo Martins, to 13 years imprisonment for $200,000 fraud before Justice Candide-Johnson of the State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.

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