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EFFC ARRESTS FATHER, SON FOR ALLEGED INTERNET FRAUD IN LAGOS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC)  said it had started an investigation into alleged conspiracy, computer-related fraud, obtaining by false pretences and retention of proceeds of unlawful activities levelled against one Malik Bakare. A statement by Wilson Uwujaren,   the… Continue Reading →

NIGERIAN FOOTBALLER SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR SMUGGLING 413 WORTH OF DRUGS IN VIETNAM

A Nigerian footballer, identified as  Theophilus Ugwu has reportedly been sentenced to death for smuggling nearly six kilos of methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam. According to the report gathered, Theophilus Ugwu was charged with “illegal trafficking of narcotic substances” by… Continue Reading →

RIVERS HIGH COURT DENIES DUTCH COUPLE BAIL OVER 330,000 OIL VESSEL FRAUD

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Thursday denied a Dutch national, identified as  Pieter Borremans and his wife, Nkechi, bail after they were remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC). The… Continue Reading →

EFCC ARRAIGNS FIRS DIRECTOR, SIX OTHERS FOR 4.5BN FRAUD

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC)  on Thursday, arraigned Peter Hena a former Coordinating Director of Federal Inland Revenue Service, and eight other officers of the agency before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. The… Continue Reading →

FAKE CHEVRON WORKER ARRAIGNED FOR DEFRAUDING APC GOV ASPIRANT OF 4.5MILLION

Enugu Zonal Office, of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned a fake Chevron worker, identified as Uguru Justus, before Justice Phoebe Ayua of the Federal High Court, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. NEWSNAIJA learned that Justus was arraigned… Continue Reading →

LAGOS TRAVEL AGENT SENTENCED TWO YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR STEALING 10M TICKETS

The Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has sentenced a travel agent, Babawale Ponle, to two years’ imprisonment for misappropriating N10m worth of airline tickets. The Judgement was passed by Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo Ponle, who is the Managing Director… Continue Reading →

SOCIALITE ARRAIGNED OVER 35 MILLION NAIRA SCAM IN OGUN

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,(EFCC)  Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday, arraigned one Mary Akerele before Justice Abiodun Akinyemi of the Ogun State High Court 4, Abeokuta, on five counts bordering on stealing to the tune of N35,520,000. The Head,… Continue Reading →

MEDICAL DOCTOR, 17 OTHERS ARRESTED BY EFCC OVER INTERNET FRAUD IN IMO

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) the  Uyo Zonal Office of on Wednesday arrested a 28-year-old medical doctor, identified as  Chijioke Precious, and 17 others over alleged Internet fraud in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The EFCC identified the other… Continue Reading →

DJ ARRESTED FOR CLONING BURATAI, DANGOTE’S DAUGHTER FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS

a disc jockey, identified as  Blessed Michael, was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment by Justice Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court for cloning the Facebook accounts of a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd.), and… Continue Reading →

LAGOS HOTELIER, WIFE JAILED 40 YEARS OVER SPIRITUAL CLEANSING FRAUD

NEWSNAIJA learned that the couple and other suspects at large defrauded one Dunni Olateru-Olagbegi of the said sum under the guise of helping her to avert mysterious death. It was gathered that the victim, sometime in May 2013, boarded a… Continue Reading →

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