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N2 billion fraud: Senator Jang objects to submission of classified documents in court

Former Plateau Governor Jonah Jang on Friday objected to an attempt by a witness, Jonah Kabong, a Civil servant, to tender two classified documents in Court on behalf of the EFCC.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.
Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Olajumoke Akinjide

EFCC rejects transfer of ex-minister Jumoke Akinjide’s case to new judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has rejected the transfer of a money laundering case against former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Mrs Jumoke Akinjide to a new judge.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

EFCC wants Jumoke Akinjide’s fraud case transferred back to previous judge

Re-arraignment of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, over alleged money laundering could not take place on Tuesday as a result of prosecution’s request that the case be returned to the previous judge.

Erastus Akingbola’s money laundering trial resumes June 13

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday adjourned until June 13, the money laundering trial of a Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc., Erastus Akingbola.

N20.1 million fraud: Court grants ex-NBA officers bail

Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday granted bail to three former executives of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), accused of defrauding the association of N20.1 million.

Looted Abacha’s £211 million seized by British court

A British court has seized 211,000,000 million pounds looted by the former Nigerian dictator and military head of state, General Sani Abacha.

Austin Okocha appears in UK court on money laundering charges

A World Cup and English Premier League football legend, Austin Okocha, has appeared in court in Aberdeen, United Kingdom facing money laundering charges.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Money laundering: Justice Ajumogobia hospitalised – counsel

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday heard that one of its judges facing money laundering charges before the court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, is on admission at a Lagos hospital and could not stand trial.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia hospitalised

A Federal High Court in Lagos was on Friday informed that embattled Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia facing money laundering charges, is currently on admission in the Hospital.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

N1.4 billion fraud: Governor Emmanuel loses bid to quash charge against NBA chief Paul...

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, has dismissed an application filed by Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, seeking to quash the entire charge preferred against Paul Usoro, SAN, President, Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Tunde Ayeni

Court adjourns ex-Skye Bank chief’s alleged N25 billion fraud trial to July 2

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the trial of a former Chairman, Board of Directors, Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank), Tunde Ayeni, to July 2, 2019.

N5.7 billion fraud: Court fixes June 26 to hear ex-Governor Shema’s application

A Federal High Court sitting in Katsina State, on Tuesday, fixed June 26 to hear an application filed by a former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, seeking the court to order for the release of his international passport to travel for medical treatment abroad.

$40 million fraud: EFCC to appeal acquittal of ex-President Jonathan’s cousin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has described as unfortunate the acquittal of Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former president, Goodluck Jonathan, who was charged for $40 million fraud before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba.

Court acquits ex-President Jonathan’s cousin over $40 million fraud

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has discharged and acquitted former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Robert Azibaola, of $40 million laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Court issues bench warrant against ex-Niger governor, PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Minna, on Thursday, issued a bench warrant against a former governor of Niger State, Babaginda Aliyu, for failing to appear before it.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia challenges criminal trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday,, fixed May 31, for hearing in a motion filed by embattled Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, challenging her trial in the court.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Islamisation: Ex-Minister Fani-Kayode attacks ex-Governor Lamido over statement on ex-President Obasanjo’s comment

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has knocked a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, for criticising former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his belief that Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram are out to ‘Fulanise’ West Africa and Islamise Africa, respectively.

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Boko Haram fighters kill another army commander

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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.

EFCC unseals buildings allegedly linked to former Governor Fayose in Ekiti

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has unsealed some properties it allegedly linked to a former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.