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Breaking: Alledged extortion: Shehu Sani arrested by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Sen. Shehu Sani over alleged extortion of $20,000 from the owner of ASD Motors. Shehu Sani represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly from 2015 to 2019. According to source,...

N7.65bn Fraud: Court denies Orji Kalu bail, remains in prison

Says no evidence to prove ill health   A federal high court in Lagos on Monday, dismissed Senator Orji Uzor Kalu’s bail application on health grounds. Justice Mohammed Liman, said there was no evidence to prove that the former governor...

EFCC arrests Adoke on arrival at Abuja airport

   Mr Mohammed Adoke, former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice,  was on Thursday on arrival from Dubai  at Abuja airport arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). “The EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu, and Dubai authorities have...

Sun newspaper management reacts to company’s forfeiture to FG

…says appeal is pending on interim forfeiture order of 2007   Following the EFCC’s marking and possibly sealing of the corporate headquarters of the Sun Publishing Limited at 2, Coscharis Street, Kirikiri Industrial Layout, Apapa, Lagos, on Saturday, the management has reacted, saying...

Orji Kalu’s conviction: Sun Newspaper, Slok airline to be forfeited to FG

  Some property belonging to the convicted former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, were on Saturday marked for forfeiture to the Federal Government By the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The move was to ensure that the properties were...

For the third time, ex-Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji, aide face trial over N333m fraud

...Supreme Court orders retrial   Four years after he exited as the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, was again on Wednesday brought before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged N338.8 million money laundering charges for...

UPDATE: N7.65bn fraud: Court sentence Orji Kalu to 12 years in Prison

  Former Abia state governor Orji Uzor Kalu  has  been convicted and sentenced to 12 years in Prison for fraud by a Lagos High Court.   Justice Mohammed Idris ordered the winding up of Kalu's company, Slok Nigeria Limited.   The serving Senator was...

Again Saraki gets court’s interim forfeiture order of two more mansions in Kwara

This is certainly not the best of times for the immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as two of his mansions in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, are to be forfeited to the Federal Government, according to an interim...

HEDA’s False Alarm Over New Rule By AGF Malami

By Taiwo Odulana A civil society organization, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, uncharacteristically raised a false anti-corruption alarm a few days ago when it issued a statement giving the Attorney General of the Federal, Abubakar Malami, 14 days ultimatum...

EFCC arrests controller, doctor of Kirikiri Maximum Prison over $1m scam

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested a Deputy Controller of Kirikiri Maximum Prison, Emmanuel Oluwaniyi, and the head of the medical center of the Maximum Prison, Hemeson Edwin, over their role in allowing convicted internet fraudster,...
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Ex-Kogi Commissioner bags 19 years in jail for N20m fraud

   For stealing about N20 million naira while in office, a former Kogi State Commissioner for Agriculture, Zachaeus Atte, has...
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Invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, NEC urges state, local governments

  The National Economic Council (NEC), has appealed to States and Local Governments to invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, adding that they should...

Man, 37, faces trial in court for noise-making at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, got more than what he bargained for allegedly making a noise at a police station in Lagos. He is facing...

Lagos boy plunges into death-well to retrieve phone

    Love of prized possession more than one's life consumed a 26-year-old Lagos boy, who took a dive into a "death-well" to retrieve his phone. The...

Faulty Power Lines: TCN to Acquire Helicopters 

  For fault detection on its transmission line network across the country,  the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it plans to acquire a fleet...