Wednesday, 29th November 2023


1 day ago
The House of Representatives has taken a decisive step to investigate the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following allegations of failed attempts to forcibly remove former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, from the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) in Kuje Custodial Centre, Abuja. The move defies a subsisting court order granting Emefiele…
1 day ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alerted Nigerians about the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Debit Card swapping fraud. EFCC issued this warning in a statement signed by spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, with the Commission inundated with barrage of complaints from well-meaning Nigerians concerning unauthorized withdrawals from their bank accounts. Oyewale in the statement said…
1 day ago
Nigerian bankers are seeking a special commercial court to deal with backlogs of financial-related cases amidst worries over the rising losses to cybercrimes.
23 Nov
The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned the trio of Lateef Jamiu Babatunde, Olanipekun Olawale Joseph and Oyetunde Abioye Ibrahim before Justice Adebukola Olajide of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State. They were arraigned on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 on three-count charges bordering on conspiracy…
23 Nov
Justice Rahman Oshodi of a Special Offences Court, Ikeja, yesterday, sentenced a 22-year-old tailor, Kabiru Okeshola to one-year imprisonment for representing himself as a white woman and engaging in Internet dating scam. The judge sentenced Okeshola to one-year imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to the charge brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes…
23 Nov
For allegedly defrauding a firm the sum of N822, 422,260, a businessman, Minnis Uchenna Howard was, yesterday, arraigned before a Special Offences Court, sitting in Ikeja.
22 Nov
The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Kingsley Chinonye Unije, for forgery, obtaining money by false pretence and money laundering to the tune of N340,000,000( Three Hundred and Forty Million Naira only).
22 Nov
The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned an alleged vote seller, Adekunle Ademola, arrested by operatives of the EFCC at the just concluded gubernatorial elections in Kwara State.
22 Nov
The Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Feb. 22, 2024, for hearing in the suit challenging the appointment of Mr Ola Olukoyede, as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Obiora Egwuatu stated this on Wednesday after the parties agreed that the date was convenient for all. When the matter was…
22 Nov
The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Sunday Ekele for committing fraud worth N2,930,029 (Two Million, Nine Hundred and Thirty Thousand, Twenty-Nine Naira only). The Commission arraigned Ekele on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, sitting in Kaduna on one-count…
22 Nov
Federal Government has urged Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court, Lagos to dismiss the no-case application filed by Petro Union and three of its directors alongside a consultant currently standing trial for alleged £2.6billion fraud.
21 Nov
In the wake of a landmark victory for Nigeria at the Commercial Court of England and Wales, which stopped the enforcement of an $11.5 billion Process & Industrial Developments (P&ID) Limited arbitration award against the country over a failed 2010 deal to develop....


7 mins ago
As part of activities to celebrate and strengthen Franco-Nigerian business ties, the French-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), held its yearly French Week
11 mins ago
Nigeria is on track to be the world’s fourth-most populous country by 2050. It already has the largest economy in Africa and, with 60 percent of its population under the age of 25, it stands on the threshold of a demographic dividend that can dramatically...
12 mins ago
Abia State Government has introduced a whistle-blowing policy, which empowers members of the public to raise the alarm over suspected fraudulent acts.
15 mins ago
Chairman of Platform Petroleum Limited and Rivers State Accord governorship candidate in the March 18, 2023 governorship election, Dumo Lulu-Briggs, has been awarded the Euroknowledge Exceptional Leadership Award .
15 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has canvassed the support of agricultural scientists and experts as the nation grapples with the challenges of diversifying the economy.
24 mins ago
It was a sad day, yesterday, for residents of Obio Akpor council of Rivers state, after fire outbreak gutted a section of a filling station located along Rumuokwurushi Junction of the metropolis.
29 mins ago
Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has adjourned hearing to December 5 on a matter brought before it by a lawmaker, Edison Ehie, seeking to restrain Martin Amaewhule from presiding over the activities of the Rivers State House of Assembly.
32 mins ago
The National Union of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) has called on the Federal Government to provide a conducive atmosphere for local manufacturers to thrive.
33 mins ago
Three suspected terrorists lost their lives during an exchange of gunfire with security operatives in Katsina State. Spokesperson for Katsina police command, ASP Abubakar Aliyu, stated, yesterday, that the incident occurred over the weekend...
35 mins ago
AREWA Consultative Forum (ACF) is in deep sorrow over the death of Dora Maude Miller-Akanya, who passed on at 90 years of age. The deceased is sister to the late Northern musician, Bala Miller, and descendant...