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Court remands three over alleged N166 million fraud

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded three suspects – Jahswill Iwe, William Eziyi and Friday Akpometaye – over alleged N166million fraud.
US President Donald Trump waves at the Trump International Golf Club as he arrives for a Super Bowl viewing party in West Palm Beach on February 2, 2020. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM - AFP)

Donald Trump impeachment trial to resume for final arguments

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial resumes for final arguments Monday before an expected acquittal later in the week that Democrats have said will be invalid because no witnesses testified.
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.

N12.4 million fraud: EFCC to appeal acquittal of suspect

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Kano zone has opted to appeal the acquittal of one Mansur Mahmood who was discharged and acquitted by a High Court sitting in Jigawa State.
A former banker, Seye Onigbinde, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defrauding 354 Nigerians to the tune of over N500m in illegal foreign exchange deals.

Ex-banker ‘defrauds’ 354 Nigerians of over N500 million

A former banker, Seye Onigbinde, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defrauding 354 Nigerians to the tune of over N500m in illegal foreign exchange deals.

Publisher arraigned for N4 million fraud

The Prosecutor, ASP Ejike Peters, told the court that the complainant, Stanislaus Ntekop, in April gave the defendant N4 million to use as down payment for a N6.4 million contract for the supply of books to the Central Bank of Nigeria.
A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, sentenced FBI suspect, Joseph Oyediran to one year imprisonment for cheating and impersonation.

FBI suspect Joseph Oyediran jailed in Ilorin

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, sentenced FBI suspect, Joseph Oyediran, to one year imprisonment for cheating and impersonation.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court sentences student to 12 months in prison over investment scam

A Dutse Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Wednesday sentenced Adamson Sunday, an 18-year-old student to 12 months in prison over N350, 000 investment scam.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Driver bags two years imprisonment for breach of trust, cheating

An Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Wednesday sentenced a 37 year-old driver, Abdullahi Adamu, to two years imprisonment for breach of trust, misappropriation and cheating.
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Gang uses 14-year-old boy for robbery operations in Gombe

A 14-year-old primary five pupil was among 21 crime suspects arrested by the police in Gombe, the SP Mary Malum, the Public Relations Officer of the police command in the state, said on Tuesday.

Court of Appeal sets aside conviction of General Ibrahim Sani

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the judgement of a special military court-martial that convicted a former Chief of Transformation and Innovation at the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Major General Ibrahim Sani.

Driver granted N500,000 bail for allegedly cheating businessman

A Grade 1 Area Court at Mpape, Abuja, has granted N500, 000 bail to Lucky Osagie, accused of cheating a businessman, Emmanuel Akpan.
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Gombe civil servant jailed for using forged NECO results

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of one Adamu Mudi, at the state High Court 2, on one count bordering on cheating and forgery.

Man arraigned over N2.4 million UN job scam

The police on Thursday arraigned a 66-year-old man, Adamu Tukur, in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja over alleged N2.4 million UNDP job scam.

Police arraign banker for allegedly stealing N15 million from customer’s account

The police on Wednesday arraigned a banker, Mohammed Abubakar, in a Wuse Zone II Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing over N15 million from a customers account.

Police withdraws criminal charges against Eunisell chief, others

The decision of the Inspector General of Police (IG) to withdrew the four-count criminal charge filed against an Industrial Chemist and Group Managing Director of Re Care and Eunisell Limited, Chika Igenga, turned dramatic following the protest by the nominal complainant.

Trader in court over N200,000 employment fraud

A 35-year-old trader, Samuel Ibironke, who allegedly defrauded his friend of N200, 000 on the pretext of assisting him to secure a job, was on Friday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Man allegedly dupes fiancée of money, phone

The Police, on Friday, arraigned a 28-year-old Husseini Abdullahi in a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly duping his fiancee of money and phone totalling N56,000.

Police arraign man over alleged N1 million land fraud

The Police in Kano on Monday arraigned a 36-year-old man, Tahir Ahmad, for allegedly defrauding a man of N1 million.

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