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US court issues warrant of arrest for indicted Air Peace chief

A warrant of arrest has been issued against Allen Onyema of Air Peace Limited for alleged money laundering and bank fraud in the United States, court documents showed.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

$11 million cyber fraud: Court forfeits Invictus Obi’s N280 million

A Federal High Court in Lagos has permanently forfeited to the Federal Government the N280,555,010.65 found in bank accounts belonging to two companies owned by ‘Forbes entrepreneur’ Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday granted N50million bail to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of 606 Authors Ltd, Sarumi Babafemi, who is facing a N206 million money laundering charge.

N260 fraud: FBI suspect ‘606’ gets N50 million bail

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday granted N50million bail to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of 606 Authors Ltd, Sarumi Babafemi, who is facing a N206 million money laundering charge.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

FBI-wanted banker sacked, nabbed with wife by EFCC

Rowly Isioro, an assistant general manager with one of the first generation banks in Nigeria has been sacked over his involvement in Business email compromise scam.
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.

Bank manager, wife for held for ‘laundering $1.49 million’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Office has arrested a former bank Assistant General Manager, Rowly Isioro and his wife Ovuomarhoni Naomi Isioro, for their alleged involvement in Business Email Compromise (BEC) and money laundering.
Ibrahim Magu

Internet fraud: Mompha, Lebanese laundered $33 billion – Ibrahim Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, yesterday said the agency had perfected strategies aimed at dismantling a trans-national criminal group that specialized on internet fraud.
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.

Lebanese arrested in N1.8-billion Lagos home over ‘N33 billion money laundering’

A Lebanese Hamza Koudeih and two other suspected accomplices of social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (a.k.a. Mompha), have been arrested in Lagos.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Ibrahim Magu: Governors afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of EFCC

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some state governors are afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of the commission’s eagle eyes.
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.

Man jailed five years for $1.04 million fraud

The Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has sentenced one Augustine Ighodalo to five years imprisonment for retention of proceeds of fraud totalling $1,049,251.84.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

Cyber fraud: Lagos court orders Invictus Obi’s N280 million forfeited

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the forfeiture of N280,555,010.65 “warehoused” in the bank accounts of Invictus Oil and Gas Limited and Invictus Investment Limited.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

Fraud: US court remands Obinwanne Okeke till February 2020

A US court on Monday remanded Nigerian, Obinwanne Okeke, in prison custody till February 2020 over a case of alleged fraud.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Operation Rewired: How we recovered $169,850, N92 million through EFCC, FBI collaboration – Ibrahim...

Magu said the operations had resulted in the arrest of 167 Nigerians for alleged computer-related frauds and recovery of four exotic cars, plots of land in choice areas in Lagos and a property in Abuja.

FBI mum on Nigerians’ involvement $1.2 billion global fraud

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has declined comment on the percentage of Nigerians involved in a $1.2 billion global Cybercrime-related fraud.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Operation Rewired: N92 million, $169,850 recovered from internet scammers in 38 days

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered $169,850, N92 million and four exotic cars from 167 internet scammers in 38 days in a joint operation with the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

EFCC secures interim forfeiture of Senator Okorocha’s assets

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission announced today that it has secured an interim forfeiture order over some assets owned by former Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests 113 ‘internet fraudsters’ in Benin

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it arrested at least 113 internet fraud suspects in eight months through its ‘Operation Re-wire’.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank: FBI, INTERPOL should go after ‘Yahoo politicians’

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Timi Frank, has called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation and INTERPOL to prevail on the anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria to clampdown on politicians he described as ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ currently in the present administration.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday said it has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in two separate operations within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

EFCC arrests 113 fraudsters, secures 53 convictions in Benin zone

Operatives of the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in collaboration with the United State’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have arrested a suspected female cyber fraudster who had worked with her American counterpart in the so-called “dark web”.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.