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An Angolan ex-transport minister was on Thursday jailed for 14 years for corruption, making him the first high profile official to be convicted since President Joao Lourenco took office two years ago.
A civil society group, Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN) have asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to order an arrest and prosecution of the former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Michael Kaase Aondoakaa, SAN within the next seven days on alleged corruption and abuse of office.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is investigating the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, over alleged N3 billion fraud.
The Justice Nicholas Oweibo-led Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has, Wednesday, ordered that Abdullahi Babalele, the son in-law to ex-Vice President and the Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, be remanded in EFCC’s custody.
President Cyril Ramaphosa won the latest round of a legal battle with South Africa’s anti-corruption watchdog on Monday, as a judge delayed implementation of findings linked to its claim that he misled parliament about a leadership campaign donation.
Ahead of trial for laundering of $2 million, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained Abdullahi Babalele, who is a son-in-law to ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar, and Atiku’s lawyer, Mr. Uyi Giwa-Osagie.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two persons close to Nigerian opposition leader, Atiku Abubakar.
As a result of the arrest and arraignment of a freelance investigative journalist in Tanzania, Erick Kabendera, both the United Kingdom and United States have urged the authorities in the country on Friday to guarantee due process of law in the case.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Maurice Iwu.
A television documentary has made allegations linking Australia’s gambling giant, Crown Casino, to organized crime, money laundering and human trafficking. The company has taken out newspaper ads denying the allegations.
The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the final forfeiture of “Asmau Plaza”, valued at about N150million, traced to Rasaq Momonu, Controller, Finance and Account, Kwara State Government House, which is believed to be proceeds of crime.
The investigation also revealed that the Adoke as the Attorney General and Minister of Justice abused his office in respect of the granting of the oil prospecting license OPL 245 to Shell and ENI.
A 48-year-old Nigerian man, Amos Gabriel, jailed two months ago over a scheme aimed at defrauding Citibank in New York City was on Wednesday arraigned for a fresh offence of cheating.
Amos Paul Gabriel, the Lamborghini driving Nigerian who was jailed two months ago in Singapore over a scheme to swindle Citibank in New York City, was charged in court on Wednesday with a fresh offence of cheating.
The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said.
Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos, Monday, informed parties that he has been authorised by fiat to conclude the fraud trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday said that illicit financial flows in Nigeria and Africa, aggravate insecurity in the region.
Facebook Inc has been slammed with a hefty $5billion fine by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission following its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, multiple sources familiar with the situation said.
Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.
Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.
The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.
The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.
It’s looking very obvious that Neymar will be heading back to Spain this summer, the question that remains is will he land with Real Madrid, or will he have a homecoming at Barcelona.
Trump has expressed interest in the self-governing part of Denmark — which is mostly covered in ice — asking advisors if it is possible for the US to acquire the territory, The Wall Street Journal said Thursday, citing people familiar with the discussions.
He appealed to the government to reconstruct the collapsed bridge with immediate effect to ease movement of people.
The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an “attempted act of terror”, Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views.
In a bid to stem the current tide of public display of nudity and immorality among youths in Nigeria, the National Council of Women Societies and the National Council for Arts and Culture have decided to embark on far-reaching youth sensitisation initiatives.