Sunday, 3rd December 2023


3 days ago
A couple, Mr. Emmanuel Dike and his wife, Ugochi Dike, have been remanded in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre over alleged involvement in N500 million fraud.
21 Nov
Colombian pop icon Shakira has reached a settlement with Spanish authorities in her long-standing tax fraud case, avoiding a potentially lengthy prison sentence and a hefty fine. Under the terms of the deal, Shakira will receive a three-year suspended sentence and pay a fine of €7.5 million (approximately $8 million). Shakira had been accused of…
19 Nov
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is tasked with the investigation of all financial crimes, but declaring Ibrahim Ibitade, the CEO of Leatherback wanted, feels like a rather strange route to take in its quest to ensure it stays true to its course. Despite the company’s cooperation in an ongoing fraud investigation, the Agency…
14 Nov
.Clergy agrees to refund N17m, cars to plaintiff The three years legal battle between Mrs. Nnenna Ezenwa and Rev Fr. Ejike Nwankwo, may have been resolved following the agreement reached for an out of court settlement of their matter at a Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba. Mrs Ezenwa had…
13 Nov
A cashier simply identified as Tunde Abdulramon has landed himself a five-year jail term for allegedly defrauding his employer of N64,420,900.
6 Oct
Justice R. A. Osodi of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced a businessman, Kolawole Erinle, to twelve (12) years imprisonment for $1.4m fraud.
27 Sep
Donald Trump and his sons Eric and Don Jr committed fraud by inflating the value of the real estate and financial assets of the Trump Organisation for years, a New York judge ruled on Tuesday.
26 Sep
An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday sentenced a U.S. ex-convict, Kolawole Erinle to 12 years in jail for defrauding the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) of 1.4 million dollars.
17 Sep
In Nigeria, a country known for its rich culture, vibrant traditions, and close-knit families, there exists a troubling issue that often remains hidden in the shadows - paternity fraud. This article will shed light on the alarming prevalence of paternity fraud in Nigeria, provide statistics from reputable sources, and explore the emotional and legal consequences…
15 Sep
Justice O. A. Egwuatu of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday, September 14, 2023 convicted ten people on one count separate charges bordering on internet fraud. The defendants who were prosecuted by the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, are Ikyegh Senenge Bobo, Anum Cyprian Sesugh, Boniface…
8 Sep
The Osun State Governmenthas directed staff and students of the State Polytechnic in Iree, to proceed on a two-week break, citing the resumption of the suspended Rector, Dr Tajudeen Odetayo, as the reason for its action.
5 Aug
Nigerian long jumper, Mercy Abire, may face up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering in the United States.


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The management of Golden Sugar Company, Sunti Division, at the weekend reiterated its commitment to the development of its host community through a well-defined funding programme to avail residents of technical expertise and opportunities in line with global best practices. General Manager of the Golden Sugar Company, Mr. Anlo Du Pisani, made the promise during…
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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has approved amnesty on penalties and interests for outstanding tax liabilities.
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Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 38 chairmanship and 177 councillorship seats in Saturday’s council elections in Ekiti.
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Founder and Executive Director of Project Enable Africa, Olusola Owonikoko, has tasked stakeholders on unified efforts towards implementation of the Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) Prohibition Act. He made the call during the 5th Disability Inclusion and Leadership (DIAL) Awards and dialogue, at the weekend in Abuja. He pointed that it took Nigeria 18 years to…
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The Hamas-run health ministry on Sunday said 15,523 people had died in the Gaza Strip since the start of the war with Israel.
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Arsenal will host Liverpool in a blockbuster third-round FA Cup tie next month featuring sides that have won the competition 22 times between them.
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NDLEA has thwarted attempts by drug syndicates to export hard drugs sewn into hems of jeans trousers, or stuffed in dolls, buttons, soaps and in beverage tins.
2 hours ago
The languages spoken across the country form an intricate pattern that reflects the diverse tapestry of its people. However, the haunting specter of extinction looms over some of the major indigenous languages, posing a threat to the rich linguistic heritage that has evolved over the years. According to reports, more than 400 Nigerian indigenous languages…
2 hours ago
No fewer 200 private legal practitioners from the 19 Northern States have volunteered to assist Gov. Kabir Yusuf of Kano State to win his Gubernatorial election appeal case at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
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Five persons died and 11 injured in an auto crash involving a Nissan Caravan with Registration number GWB532XY and a Mark Truck with no registration number along Itu – Calabar road on Saturday.