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CBN: No position on crypto technology yet

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it acknowledged the existence and usefulness of crypto technology but hasn’t taken any official position on it.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court revokes ex-banker’s bail in alleged forgery trial

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has revoked the bail granted to a former banker, Chester Ukandu, who is standing trial for alleged forgery and impersonation.

Fake army officer faces trial in Lagos

A 26-year-old man, Nonso Nwosy, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged impersonation and possession of the Nigeria Army uniform.
Emmanuel Okeke Osita

Police arrest ex-task force chief for defrauding jobseekers

The police have arrested a former Director-General, National Task force to Combat Illegal Importation, Smuggling of Small Arms, and Light Weapons, Osita Okereke, for allegedly defrauding job seekers of millions of naira.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Man convicted over N13 million pension fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal office, today April 8, 2019, secured the conviction of a pension fraudster, Akpudili Christian Anayo before Justice K.I Okpe of the state High, court Enugu, sitting in Enugu State.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP asks DSS to arrest, prosecute Lawal Daura for impersonation

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Tuesday commended the Department of State Services for issuing a disclaimer on its former Director-General, Lawal Daura.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Court fixes March 1 to decide Governor Bindow’s alleged certificate forgery case

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Apo, has fixed March 1 to deliver judgment in a suit alleging that Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State, submitted forged certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Two men face trial over alleged operation of fake clinic, impersonation

Two men, Paul Kahomen and Ettenne Hounsa, who allegedly set-up a clinic and pretended to be doctors appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Tuesday.

Court issues warrant of arrest on TCN chief

The Chief Magistrate Court in Wuse Zone two, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has issued warrant of arrest on the the Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engineer Muhammed Usman Gur, failure to appear before it to answer allegation of administrative irregularities and high handedness against him.

Three faces trial for impersonating INEC officials in Lagos

The trial has started on Wednesday of three suspects arrested at the Akoka area of Lagos State for allegedly impersonating Independent National Electoral Commission officials.

Fake army officer remanded in prison for alleged impersonation

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court in Kwara on Thursday ordered the remand of one Alade Dayo in Oke-kura prisons for alleged impersonation as a soldier.

Court remands fake army colonel

An Ilorin Senior Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that Afolabi Stephen, 42, be remanded in Mandalla prison yard for allegedly impersonating an army Lieutenant Colonel.
Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye

Lagos lawyer, four others charged with murder, armed robbery

A disbarred Lagos Lawyer, Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye, has been charged before a High Court in Abuja, alongside four others over their alleged involvement in the alleged killing of Abuja business woman, Charity Aiyedogbon.

Court remands fake lawyer in prison custody

An Area Court in Jos on Friday remanded Lawrence Abiola in Jos Prison till Dec. 14 for allegedly parading himself as a professional lawyer.

Two men allegedly impersonate EFCC staffers, bolt with N800,000

Two men, who allegedly impersonated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) staffers and stole N800,000, were on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

EFCC arraigns ex-banker over alleged N8.7 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned a former banker, Ali Kareem, before a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged impersonation and N8.7 million fraud.

Party primaries: Police arrest 49 suspected thugs in Jigawa

The Jigawa Police Command said it arrested 49 suspected political thugs during the recently conducted primary elections in the state.
Ademola Adeleke

Osun guber: Court stops police from arresting Ademola Adeleke

With preparations for tomorrow’s governorship election in Osun State in top gear, an Osun State High Court Thursday restrained the police from arresting the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke.

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Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.