How revenue official defrauded JAMB with fake e-facility cards, by witness
A prosecuting witness has told Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Abuja how a former Revenue Officer with the Kano State zonal office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Aliyu Yakubu, siphoned the board’s N20m.
Business and accountable governance obligations of leadership
This is not an auspicious time to be asked to give a talk on any aspect of our national life. On a regular day, we may find seven to eight separate stories on any page of any of the national newspapers and all stories would all be negative – filled with bizarre stories of piracy, insurrection, militancy, armed robbery, kidnapping...
N3.1bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Benue governor, Suswam
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Monday, re-arraigned former Governor of Benue, Gabriel Suswam on a nine-count charge bordering on money laundering at the Federal High Court Abuja.
Benue arraigns SIP officials for alleged N226m fraud
The Benue Government yesterday arraigned the immediate past focal person of the Social Investment Programme in the state, Terhide Utaan, and the accountant, Suakor Nicholas, before a Makurdi High Court for alleged misappropriation of N226 million.
EFCC arrest 25 LAUTECH students for internet fraud
25 students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The students were arrested for their involvement in various forms of fraud including romance scam, possession of forged documents, and obtaining money by false pretence, a statement by the anti-graft agency stated. The…
Prisons official, five others arrested for alleged ATM fraud
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna Zonal Office have arrested six suspected fraudsters said to specialise in defrauding innocent Nigerians by using bank details obtained through sim swaps and Automated Teller Machines (ATM). The suspects that were apprehended were Urulo Ikenna Henry, an Inspector with the Enugu Command of Nigerian Correctional…
Fayose’s trial over alleged N6.9b fraud resumes October 21
The trial of former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, will resume at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on October 21. Fayose, who was first arraigned on October 22, 2018, alongside Spotless Investment Ltd, on 11 counts, pleaded not guilty...
5 Nigerian-Americans Who Are Doing Great — Without 'Yahoo Yahoo'
With the recent events of Nigerians abroad being arrested for fraud and cybercrime, the 80 con men and women arrested last week and the arrest of Obiwanne Okeke, it’s hard to switch on the television or listen to the radio and hear any good news about Nigeria or it’s citizens right now. But for every…
Adventist clerics urge youths to stop giving Nigeria bad name
Clerics of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Gombe State have advised youths against denting the image of the country through drug abuse and internet fraud.