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10 Aug 2018
The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a three-man Automated Teller Machine (ATM) fraud syndicate operating within Enugu city. In a statement on Friday in Enugu, the command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said the police operatives recovered 30 ATM cards belonging to different individuals from the syndicate. Amaraizu said the syndicate was smashed by…
29 Jul 2018
Emeka Ndukwu, 46, a Nigerian-American based in Maryland, has been sentenced to four years in prison for engaging in business e-mail scheme and conspiring to launder more than $900,000 proceeds of scams. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in a statement, said Ndukwu tricked seven companies in the United States and abroad into wiring more…
26 Jul 2018
A federal High Court in Lagos will on July 31, 2018 determine the no-case submission filed by former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu and two others over an alleged N3.2 billion fraud. The trial judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, fixed the date after hearing parties’ argument and adopted their written addresses in the case brought…
24 Jul 2018
The Management of BelemaOil Producing Limited has denied a purported recruitment exercise for graduates and non-graduates into four vacant positions by the company allegedly trending in the social media. The Manager, Corporate Affairs of the firm, Samuel Abel -Jumbo, in a statement made available in Port Harcourt, described the recruitment exercise on two online media…
21 Jul 2018
The police have concluded plans to deploy forensic inputs and intelligence skills to combat fraud and other financial crimes. Dan Okoro, the new Commissioner of Police in charge of the Anti-Fraud, Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID), Alagbon, Lagos, disclosed this during an interaction with reporters on the crime beat in Lagos. While acknowledging…
18 Jul 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned former Governor Orji Kalu of Abia State before the Federal High Court, Lagos State. Re-arraigned alongside Kalu on an amended charge were former Commissioner of Finance in the state, Udeh Udeogu, and Slok Nigeria Limited. Having pleaded not guilty to the charges, the court allowed them…
13 Jul 2018
An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Friday sentenced Lebi-Ayodele James, a staff of the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation to two years in prison for forging the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) certificate. The judge, Justice Yusuf Halilu, who did not give the convict an option to pay…
9 Jul 2018
Although there have been sanctions against telecommunications operators involved in call masking, SIM-Boxing and related fraud, the menace still persists.
3 Jul 2018
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Kayode Fayemi has asked the court to set aside its order over substituted service of his appearance in alleged fraud case. The state government had filed the suit against Fayemi and a former Commissioner of Finance, Dapo Kolawole, seeking to indict them in the alleged corruption…
3 Jul 2018
Not less than 500 job seekers in Edo State have been swindled of about N10 million by a consulting firm claiming to be recruiting environmental officials for the Edo State government. The firm known as KAI Environment operates from Bins Hotel along Ekenwan Road in Oredo local government area. The state had opened an Edo…
24 Jun 2018
Fresh allegation of fraud in the 2018 budget amounting to about N30b, yesterday, emerged as Chairman of Senate Committee on Power, Eyinnanya Abaribe, alleged that the money was included in the budget document after the National Assembly (NASS) approved it. Abaribe, who was arrested and detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday,…
22 Jun 2018
The Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Oct. 4, to hear an address on a no-case submission by Nanle Dariye, son of a former Plateau Governor, Joshua Dariye. On June 13, the senior Dariye bagged 14 years imprisonment for embezzling state funds. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nanle is being prosecuted by…


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Nigerian Arts enthusiasts and young artists have lauded works and masterpieces of Sylvester Aguddah as he showcased and told African stories through arts.
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All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has sent a message of sympathy and condolences to President Muhammadu Buhari over the passing of his niece, Hajiya Laraba Dauda, who died over the weekend.
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It’s that time of the year where there is celebration in the air. Christmas is 15 days away and parents are asking themselves: Where do I take the kids to this holiday?
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The Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Business, Unilever West Africa, Mrs. Soromidayo George, noted that women are change-makers who play a critical part in creating the envisioned and sustainable future required for all.
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Electricity consumers owing the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) unpaid bills are to enjoy 30 per cent discount if they pay before December 31.