The trial of a former speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, over money laundering was on Monday, stalled because Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court did not sit.
A German woman, Petra Goschenhofer, testified before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja against an alleged love scammer who she says defrauded her of £130,000.
Cases of cybercrimes, terrorism financing and money laundering in Nigeria could be tamed if the government adopts new technology, stakeholders said at a Fin-Crime Summit.
Heads of drug law enforcement agencies in Africa have called for specialised courts to try drug cases and other organised crimes across the continent. This was part of the recommendations adopted at the end of the weeklong 31st meeting of heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies, Africa (HONLAF) in Abuja. According to them: “Governments…
The wife of Gabon's ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been charged with "money laundering" and other offences, the public prosecutor said Friday, a month after a coup toppled her husband. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, who is Franco-Gabonese, and one of the couple's sons have been accused by the coup leader of having pulled the…
French billionaire Bernard Arnault and Russian oligarch Nikolai Sarkisov are under investigation for alleged money laundering at a luxury Alpine resort, according to Paris prosecutors. The probe concerns their activities in Courchevel, a ski resort in the French Alps known for being a playground for the ultra-rich, they said late Thursday. The French economy ministry's…
A Lagos Special Offences Court, sitting in Ikeja, yesterday, admitted a Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) report on Ismaila Mustapha (a.k.a Mompha), and his iPhone used for fraudulent practices, in evidence. The trial judge, Mojisola Dada, admitted the report during Mompha’s trial in absentia, on alleged money laundering brought against him by the Economic and…
A Chartered Accountant, Omafume Augustina Ayinuola, and her mother, Lydia Abosede Ehrievuyere, have been arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over allegation of conspiracy and money laundering of N1,072,254,411 and $975,102.58.
A Federal High Court Abuja Division yesterday, adjourned a case on an alleged money laundering to October 4 for hearing of pending motions filed by parties in criminal charges against the Managing Director, Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Mr Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad, the Chief Executive Officer of the agency and four others.[
Alleged Money Laundering: Jurisdiction issue stalls arraignment of five company directors, former minister
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday adjourned a case on an alleged money laundering involving four directors of private companies and the Managing Director, Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad, to June 26t for arraignment.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, has charged judicial officers on strict application of relevant laws to curb terrorism, money laundering and trans-border crimes.
A Director in a new generation bank and four other companies’ directors have been dragged before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged money laundering and breach of public procurement act.