Ex-PDP Spokesman, Metuh, Jailed Seven Years, To Return N375m

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday convicted and sentenced a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, to seven years’ imprisonment for money laundering arising from his activities preceding the 2015 presidential election which his party lost. Justice Okon Abang, delivering judgment at the proceedings which lasted over six... Continue Reading →

Mother, Son Jailed Three Years For Internet Fraud

The Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, sentenced one Mrs. Damilola Adeyeri and her son, Alaba, to three years’ imprisonment for defrauding an American of the sum of $82,570. Justice C. J. Aneke convicted the duo of the four counts bordering on “fraudulent business trick and email compromise” filed against them by the Economic... Continue Reading →

EFCC Arraign Ex Minister Of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, Six Others Over Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Thursday, arraigned the former Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Gwagwalada, The ex-minister was arraigned on a 42-count charge of corruption. Adoke, who is standing trial over his alleged role in the “fraudulent” transfer... Continue Reading →

‘Africa’s Richest Woman’ Charged With Fraud

Angola’s billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement during her stewardship of state-owned oil firm Sonangol. Documents leaked this week alleged the daughter of ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, dubbed Africa’s richest woman, plundered state coffers to build her fortune, estimated at $2.1 billion (1.82 billion euros)... Continue Reading →

UK Renews Bid To Seize £117m Ibori Loot

A British prosecutor on Thursday launched a fresh attempt to confiscate millions of pounds stolen by a former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who was convicted of money laundering and graft in Britain. About £117m known proceeds of crime are being targeted but only a portion of the sum was likely to be recoverable.... Continue Reading →

Criminalising Me Will Not Silence Me – Shehu Sani

A former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has accused the Federal Government of attempting to silence him over his criticism of the regime led by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), using fronts. Sani alleged that the government is using his accuser, through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to... Continue Reading →

Corruption Charges: Israel’s Netanyahu Asks Parliament For Immunity

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday asked parliament for immunity, weeks after the embattled premier was indicted on a range of corruption charges. Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving premier, is fighting for his political survival on two fronts — the corruption allegations and stiff opposition from a new centrist party. The immunity request is expected to... Continue Reading →

I Will Remain A Headache To My Haters In 2020 – Fayose

Ekiti State former governor Ayodele Fayose, says he will remain a pain to his “political haters” if they do not repent in 2020. Fayose said this in a New Year message he posted on his Twitter page. Also in the post, he added that he wonders how far his “haters” would go in their plots... Continue Reading →

EFCC Arrests Shehu Sani Over Alleged $10,000 Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani for allegedly extorting $10,000 from a businessman, Alhaji Sani Dauda, owner of ASD Motors who has a case pending with the anti-graft agency. A statement by the SA Media & Publicity to Acting Chairman of EFCC,... Continue Reading →

Orji Kalu Seeks Post-Conviction Bail, Cites Poor Health

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, who was on December 5 convicted of N7.1bn fraud and sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment, has urged the court to grant him a post-conviction bail. Kalu, who has since been taken to the prison after conviction, said in an application on Tuesday that he is battling serious... Continue Reading →

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