Saturday, 2nd December 2023

money laundering

20 Nov
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.
9 Oct
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.
5 Oct
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.
1 Oct
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…
29 Sep
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…
29 Sep
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…
19 Sep
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…
18 Aug
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.
28 Jun
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.[
19 Jun
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.
6 Jun
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.
16 May
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.


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Israeli air strikes killed two Syrian pro-Hezbollah fighters when they hit sites belonging to the Iran-backed group near Damascus early on Saturday, a war monitor told AFP.
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Prosecutors in Honduras said Friday they had requested an arrest warrant for a new suspect in the 2016 murder of renowned environmentalist Berta Caceres.
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North Korea warned Saturday it would "destroy" US spy satellites if Washington tries "any attack" on its space asset, after Pyongyang launched its first military eye in the sky last week.
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The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Alhaji Mohammed Idris, says the usage of obsolete equipment for broadcasting by FRCN and NTA is unacceptable
1 hour ago
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike, has reiterated the FCT Administration’s commitment to nurture and support talent for sustainable economic growth and development in the FCT. Wike stated this at the opening of the 13th edition of Zuma Film Festival (ZFF), in Abuja on Friday. The festival, which would hold…
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When Canada accused India of killing a citizen on its soil, New Delhi dismissed the allegations as "absurd". Relations plunged and diplomats were expelled.
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Myanmar pro-democracy fighters in a battered pickup truck drive past abandoned and bombed-out houses in the eastern city of Loikaw, on their way to the front lines of the battle to capture their first state capital from the junta.
1 hour ago
Israel carried out deadly bombardments in Gaza for a second day on Saturday after a week-long truce with Hamas collapsed despite international calls for an extension.
2 hours ago
Afrobeat singer Davido has been honoured as an outstanding Georgian citizen, having been presented the award at the Georgian general assembly. The musician posted on his “X” account formerly recognised as Twitter, “This morning I attended the U.S state of Georgia General assembly meeting with the Georgia House of Representatives and Georgia state senate to…
4 hours ago
Kogi State Commissioner of Police, CP Bethrand C. Onuoha, has ordered for a thorough investigation into the attack on the residence of the Kogi State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Gabriel Longpet, in the early hours of yesterday.