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Diezani Alison-Madueke forfeits Port-Harcourt’s property to federal government

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered the final forfeiture of the property at Port-Harcourt, Rivers State linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Dr. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the Federal Government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arraigned one Oluwarore Omotomiwa Timileyin alias Stephen Kimble, Eldred Lola, on a seven-count charge bordering on forgery, obtaining under false pretence and possession of fake documents.

EFCC arraigns fashion designer for alleged cyber crime

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, has arraigned one Oluwarore Omotomiwa Timileyin alias Stephen Kimble, Eldred Lola, on a seven-count charge bordering on forgery, obtaining under false pretence and possession of fake documents.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Court adjourns ex-Governor Alao-Akala’s alleged N11.5 billion fraud trial to May 2

Justice Olalekan Owolabi of a State High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, has adjourned the trial of a former governor of the state, Otunba Adebayo Christopher Alao-Akala, to May 2, 2019.

Supreme Court fixes date to decide on Patience Jonathan’s accounts

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment till March 8, 2019, in the appeal lodged by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, contesting the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to size funds in bank accounts that were linked to her.

Three businessmen bag 72 years imprisonment over N187 million fraud

A Lagos Federal High Court, presided over by Justice Ibrahim Buba, Thursday, convicted three businessmen, to a total of 72 years imprisonment for defrauding a company of N187 million.

Court refuses to order forfeiture of funds in accounts without BVN

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused a prayer by the Federal Government (FG) for the permanent forfeiture of funds in accounts without commercials banks without Bank Verification Number (BVN).

Ex-NNPC chief Andrew Yakubu didn’t declare over N3 billion we found in his house...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, did not declare the $9,772,800 and £74,000 that was recovered from his guest house in Kaduna.

Court reverses forfeiture of N500m, $500,000 allegedly diverted by Governor Abdulaziz Yari

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday set aside its June 30, 2017, interim order of forfeiture of the sums of N500m and $500,000 allegedly looted from the Zamfara State’s share of the Paris Club refunds made by the Federal Government.

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Police stray bullet kills man in Lagos

A stray bullet from an unidentified police man, snuffed life out of a man, Sunday night, at Shogunle area of Lagos.
The Federal Government on Tuesday appointed Mr Kashifu Abdullahi as the new Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).

Kashifu Abdullahi: My goal is to transform NITDA into a smart organization

The newly appointed Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has said that his vision is to completely transform the agency into a smart organization.

Former JAMB registrar recommends mobile courts to prosecute exam cheats

A former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has recommended the establishment of mobile courts for the trial of examination fraudsters and offenders.
Davido has announced the acquisition of a new wonder on wheels, Lamborghini Urus, valued at $200,000, approximately N72 million street price.

Davido acquires N72 million Lamborghini Urus

Davido has announced the acquisition of a new wonder on wheels, Lamborghini Urus, valued at $200,000, approximately N72 million street price.
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Free, compulsory education will eliminate out-of-school children syndrome – Kano governor

The Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, has said that his administration will soon commence free and compulsory primary and secondary education in the state.