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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.

FBI-wanted Nigerian fraudsters sent to prison for fraud

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the convictions of two FBI suspects and four others.

Herbalist in court for allegedly cheating businessman of N12 million

A 42-year-old herbalist, Fidelis Osita, who allegedly cheated a businessman of N12 million on Thursday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 338 suspected criminals in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Wednesday said it has arrested 338 suspected criminals in its bid to rid the state of all forms of crimes.

Man bags four months imprisonment over N1.8 million fraud

Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday sentenced one Abdulrasheed Imam (aka Alkanun Da Woru) to four months imprisonment for impersonation and fraud.
Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.

Man jailed three years for impersonating central bank governor

Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.

Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.

University lecturer, pastor in court for alleged fake news, others

A senior lecturer at the Department of Political Science Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, Dr. Lanre Olu-Adeyemi, and one Pastor John Abiodun have been dragged to the High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo state capital.

Fake company staff docked for allegedly obtaining bank loan with forged documents

Amara Nwokolo, 39, who allegedly tendered forged Nestle identity card, letter of appointment and pay slip to obtain N1 million loan from bank, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has released the list of withdrawn certificates of candidates, who were believed to have engaged in malpractices during its examinations held as far back as December 1992 and 1993.

Man in court over alleged impersonation, stealing

Ebuka Duru, 24, who allegedly paraded himself as a medical doctor was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Court orders arrest of Edo lawmaker-elect

An Edo High Court presided over by Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele has issued an arrest warrant on Mr. Dumez Ugiagbe, a lawmaker-elect for Ovia Constituency II in the Edo State House of Assembly.
A civil society organisation, the Open Justice Initiative, OJI, has petitioned the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, asking him to investigate the leadership tussle in the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON.

CSO petitions SGF, wants ALGON elections probed

A civil society organisation, the Open Justice Initiative, OJI, has petitioned the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, asking him to investigate the leadership tussle in the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON.

Edo government takes over forgery case against lawmakers-elect

The Edo State Government on Friday informed the State Criminal Court, of its decision to take over a case of alleged forgery and impersonation, preferred against the lawmaker-elect for Ovia North East Constituency l in the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Ugiagbe Dumez.

Edo lawmaker faces certificate forgery, impersonation allegations

The Edo State Police Command on Friday arraigned a member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Ugiagbe Dumez (APC-Ovia North East 1) before the State Criminal Court on allegation of forgery and impersonation.
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.
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‘Treason,’ ‘civil war,’ Donald Trump ramps up rhetoric on Twitter

Conspiracy theories, calls to arrest Democrats for treason, ominous warnings about civil war: President Donald Trump, facing the threat of impeachment, is ramping up his bellicose rhetoric on Twitter to a new level.
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NSCDC parades three alleged fake currency vendors

The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSDCD), said it had arrested three suspects over circulation of counterfeit currency in Maiduguri.

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Osun police nab fraudster over virus relief scam

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FAO urges countries to keep food chain alive, avoid crisis

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