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27 Mar
A former Special Assistant to the Chairman, Giwa Local Council, Kaduna State, Hassan Dauda, has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for his involvement in an N6.3m Hajj fraud.
3 Mar
The police in Lagos have arraigned a businessman, Isaac Adewole, and banker, Kingsley Ananwede before Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ikeja over alleged N1.7 billion fraud.
16 Feb
Zachary Horwitz has confirmed operating a multi-million dollar ponzi scheme. The actor was given a jail term sentence of 240 months (20 years) in the federal prison. Following the sentence, Horwitz is required to pay a compensation of more than $230 million. The Department of Justice made this known in a news release stating that…
16 Feb
Justice Abdulazeez Anka of a Federal High Court, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced an America-trained surgeon, John Adindu Nweke, to 27 years imprisonment without an option of fine.
9 Feb
Human capital has always determined a nation’s resource deployment and its level of development. Need we say that the quality of human capital in any society is hugely dependent on the quality of education based therein? Education is a process...
22 Jan
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, arraigned a former director of Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank), Funmi Adenmosun, before a Federal High Court sitting
10 Nov 2021
Sometime this week, I woke up to a message from one of my social media contact in South America drawing my attention to a recent fraud case in Nigeria that involved a couple
7 Nov 2021
For them, the vocabulary is wide and ever-expanding: from words like ‘streets’ to ‘clients’ to ‘updates’ to ‘cashout’ and so on, the language, inspired by some of Nigeria`s most contrarian
6 Oct 2021
The arrest of Hafsat Ganduje, wife of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has thrown up controversy.
3 Oct 2021
Stakeholders that included lawmakers, financial experts and economists have raised alarm over the growing rate of fraud in the country, maintaining there was need for mentoring to tame the menace.
1 Oct 2021
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has sentenced a retired Navy Captain, Jerry Ogbonna, to 13 years imprisonment for stealing and obtaining money
25 Sep 2021
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the Director-General of Project Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu

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Founder, Centre for Value in Leadership (CVL), Prof. Pat Utomi, yesterday, lamented that while other African nations were counting gains of women’s representation, Nigeria’s own scenario was becoming worse.
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In a 2022 expository article, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) highlights the challenges of education in Nigeria.
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A combined operation by police and other security agencies in six states, bordering the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has led to the arrest of a suspected kidnapper and rescue of a victim.
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Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU) in Kaduna State has decried increased attacks by armed bandits, even as farmers begin harvest. It also said bandits were imposing levies ...