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Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba has sentenced one Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown to 66 years imprisonment without an option of fine for defrauding one Izabela Glogowska to the tune of ( €55,000) Fifty Five Thousand Euros under the pretext of paying it into her Perfect Money online account.

‘Yahoo boy’ bags 66 years jail term for €55,000 fraud

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba has sentenced one Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown to 66 years imprisonment without an option of fine for defrauding one Izabela Glogowska to the tune of ( €55,000) Fifty Five Thousand Euros under the pretext of paying it into her Perfect Money online account.
Justice A.T Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on Friday, 17 January, 2020 sentenced one Tarila Ebizimor to seven years imprisonment for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N4.000.000.00 (Four Million Naira).

NDDC staff jailed seven years for contract fraud

Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on Friday, 17 January, 2020 sentenced one Tarila Ebizimor to seven years imprisonment for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N4.000.000.00 (Four Million Naira).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns ‘Ibrahim Magu’ in Port Harcourt

The Port Harcourt’s Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail senior officiials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for bribes to ‘kill’ spurious corruption investigations.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns Rivers fake fund manager over ‘N4 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Port Harcourt Zonal Office has arraigned Jonah Ekpone Chijor before Justice E. A. Obile of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a two- count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence contrary to Section 8 (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.

Deizani’s jewellery: Court adjourns final forfeiture hearing till Monday

A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday adjourned till September 2, a suit seeking the final forfeiture of jewellery valued at $40 million (about N14.4 billion), recovered from a former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Former minister kicks as EFCC seeks final forfeiture of N14 billion jewellery

A former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to refuse an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking the final forfeiture of her 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised golden iPhone.

Court rules on ex-NNPC chief Andrew Yakubu’s no case submission

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday, told the former Group Managing Director, (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, that he had a case to answer in his ongoing trial.

Court remands prophetess for allegedly swindling company of N1 billion

An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday, ordered that a prophetess, Linda Mabi-Praise, accused of swindling a company to the tune of N1 billion, be remanded in Kirikiri Female Prisons, pending when she perfects her bail conditions.

Ex-Amnesty boss Paul Boroh, 16 others forfeit N732 million to federal government

Brigadier-General Paul Tarela Boroh, former special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Presidential Amnesty Programme has forfeited N732.85million to the Federal Government.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC secures 40 convictions in January

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it recorded a landmark 40 convictions in January 2019 alone.

ICPC arraigns Ede Poly ex-lecturer, associate for alleged N13 million fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has arraigned Mr Afolabi Olufemi, a former lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State.

ICPC: Lecturer arraigned for fraudulently receiving N13 million training fund from government

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned Afolabi Olufemi, a former lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State and his associate, Bashiru Aremu, for alleged N13 million fraud.

ICPC arraigns Aderemi Oluwaji, company for allegedly defrauding widow

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arraigned the Managing Director (MD) of an investment firm and his company before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Bwari Division, for allegedly defrauding a widow of N5 million.

N9.7 billion fraud: Federal government to re-arraign Gabriel Suswam, others on November 20

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed November 20 for the re-arraignment of former Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam, on a 32-count charge brought against him by the federal government.

Court remands trader in police custody over N46m fraud

A 38-year-old trader, Cephas Peter, was, on Tuesday, remanded in police custody over allegation that he swindled a financial company in Ilorin of N46.7m.

Court orders firm to forfeit £578,080 to federal govt

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered a firm, ZAL Marine Limited, to forfeit the sum of £578,080 found in its Diamond Bank account to the Federal Government.

Four arraigned for allegedly defrauding ex-Rep Eseme Eyiboh of $1.362m, N46.5m

Four men, who allegedly obtained the sum of $1.362 million and N46. 533 million under false pretence, from a former House of Representative member, Hon. Eseme Eyiboh were, on Monday, re-arraigned before the Federal High Court, Lagos.

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