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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court fixes date for NEMA director’s ‘N54.3 million fraud’ trial

An FCT High Court in Maitama on Tuesday fixed Oct. 3 to begin the trial of an Acting Director, Special Duties in the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, charged with alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

ICPC drags former law reform commission scribe to court over ‘N26.6 million fraud’

A former Secretary to the Nigeria Law Reform Commission, Mrs. Folake Abiodun Oguneye, has been arraigned before Justice M.B. Idris of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 29 sitting in Nyanya for fraud by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

Babachir Lawal: Court rejects EFCC uncertified documents

An FCT High Court, in Maitama, on Monday, rejected uncertified documents sought to be tendered by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in the trial of ex- Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal.
An FCT High Court, Apo on Tuesday discharged and acquitted AVM Tade Oguntoyinbo of N166 million bribe charge.

Court frees AVM Oguntoyinbo of N166 million bribe charge

An FCT High Court, Apo on Tuesday discharged and acquitted AVM Tade Oguntoyinbo of N166 million bribe charge.

Ex-SUBEB chairman arraigned over alleged N140.9 million illegal transfer

The former Chairman of the Benue State Primary Education Board, Mr Augustine Dzever, has been arraigned over an alleged illegal transfer of N104.9 million belonging to the board to another account.
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N2.5 billion fraud: NBC chief Modibbo Kawu arraigned, granted bail

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday granted bail to the Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Modibbo Kawu.

N54.3 million fraud: Court fixes date for trial of NEMA director

An FCT High Court in Maitama on Tuesday fixed June 27 to begin the trial of an Acting Director, Special Duties in the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, charged with misappropriating N54.3 million.

Civil servant forfeits properties worth N124.5 million to federal government

A senior civil servant has been ordered by an FCT High Court to forfeit to the Federal Government illegally acquired properties worth N125 million.
An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.

N544 million fraud: Court fixes ex-SGF, three others trail for May 23

An FCT High Court in Maitama Thursday fixed May 23 for the commencement of the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir Lawal and three others, over alleged N544 million fraud.

Appeal Court affirms five years jail term against college of education workers

The Oyo Division of the Court of Appeal has affirmed the five years jail term issued against each of three workers of the Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE).

ICPC: Shehu Yar’adua Foundation, others to lose N4.8bn property for evading tax

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and buildings valued at N4.8 billion from the Shehu Yar’adua Foundation and 29 other firms.
An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.

N544 million fraud: Court grants EFCC leave to amend charge against ex-SGF, others

An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.
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.

Corruption: Abuja civil servants to forfeit N264 million properties – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and duplexes which values have been put at over N264 million from three civil servants working in the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Alleged bribery: EFCC writes AGF, seeks Diezani Alison-Madueke’s extradition

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, informed Justice Valentine Ashi of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court sitting in Apo that it has written the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami, SAN, in respect to the extradition of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom.

EFCC arrests Babachir Lawal, arraigns him in court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested the immediate-past Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal.

Federal government charges NBC boss, others with N2.5 billion fraud

The Federal Government has filed charges against the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Modibbo Kawu, Pinnacle Communications Limited; its founder, Lucky Omonuwa; and its Managing Director, Dipo Onifade, for alleged fraud to the tune of N2.5bn.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

EFCC, DSS, Police ordered to produce Diezani Alison-Madueke in 72 hours

A Federal High Court has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Department of State Services and Nigerian Police Force to produce within 72 hours Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Minister of Petroleum Resources.

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CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers lose to Pelican in Libreville

Enugu Rangers went down to a narrow 2-1 loss against Gabonese club, A.S. Pelican in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup, first round clash in Libreville on Saturday.

Court vacates forfeiture order on former Imo governor’s properties

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has vacated a forfeiture order secured by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on some properties belonging to former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, and some members of his family.

Rumble in Okonjo family, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala lambasted for desecrating throne

There is chaos in the Okonjo Royal family of Ogwashi-Uku following the unauthorized announcement of the death of their 91-year-old Obi, Professor Chukuka Okonjo, and naming of a successor by his daughter and former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
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Court warns Senator Okorocha not to sell properties under investigation

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has ordered former governor, Rochas Okorocha, and his family not to sell or alienate any of the properties that were subject of an interim order of the court pending the conclusion of investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
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Tiv/Jukun crisis: CAN hints on food scarcity

Pastor Isaiah Jirapye, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Taraba chapter, has said that food crisis was imminent if the Tiv/Jukun communal violence was not checked.