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3. Former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina at the federal high court after his extradition from Niger on Friday. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

Court fixes date to rule on Abulrasheed Maina’s fresh bail request

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, slated February 25 to rule on fresh application the former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abulrasheed Maina, who is facing money laundering charge, filed to be released on bail pending the conclusion of his trial.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a Commercial Director of the Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) Limited, Mohammed Kuchazi, for money laundering, among other offences.

EFCC arraigns P&ID director over money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a Commercial Director of the Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) Limited, Mohammed Kuchazi, for money laundering, among other offences.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Court admits more evidence in Naira Marley’s fraud trial

Justice Nicolas Oweibo in his ruling yesterday admitted the Compact Disk containing the phone analysis of the singer, tendered in evidence by the second prosecution witness, Mr. Anosike Augustine on the ground that the iPhone which was analysed has been admitted in evidence before.

I didn’t receive petition on money laundering against ex-Speaker Ikuforiji – EFCC witness

Mr Adebayo Adeniyi, an EFCC investigator, testified as the first prosecution witness at the resumed trial of Ikuforiji before a Federal High Court in Lagos.

How ex-NBA chief received N1.1 billion from Akwa Ibom government – witness

A Federal High Court in Lagos Friday heard how a former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President Mr. Paul Usoro allegedly received N1.1billlion from the Akwa-Ibom State Government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned one Ibrahim Mohammed Ali before Justice S.I. Mark of the Federal High Court, Kano.

Nigerian uses ‘ghosts’ to commit N11 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned one Ibrahim Mohammed Ali before Justice S.I. Mark of the Federal High Court, Kano.
The trial of suspected internet fraudster Ismaila Mustapha alias Mompha started today while he was admitted to bail.

Court fixes date for ruling in Mompha’s ‘no case submission’

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, further adjourned until December 9, to rule on a no-case submission filed by internet celebrity Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, standing trial for alleged N32.9 billion fraud.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-NIMASA boss for alleged N156.4 million fraud

The EFCC, on Monday, re-arraigned a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Haruna Jauro, in a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged N156.4 million money laundering.
The money laundering trial of a former Minister of State for Power, Muhammad Wakil, has been adjourned by the Federal High Court sitting in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, till November 4, 2021

Court adjourns N450 million fraud case against ex-energy minister

The money laundering trial of a former Minister of State for Power, Muhammad Wakil, has been adjourned by the Federal High Court sitting in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, till November 4, 2021
Sokoto State High Court presided over by Justice Sa’adu Sifawa on Friday ordered two Chinese to be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly attempting to bribe an EFCC officer with N50 million.

EFCC re-arraigns two Chinese nationals over ‘N100 million bribe’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, on Tuesday, re-arraigned two Chinese nationals, Meng Kun and Xu Koi, accused of offering a N100 million as a bribe to its zonal head, Abdullahi Lawal.
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.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-minister for ‘fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged fraud.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-AGF Adoke for ‘money laundering’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday, re-arraigned a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), in a Federal High Court, Abuja.

EFCC files fresh money laundering charges against ex-AGF Adoke, other

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, filed an additional seven-count charge against the former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, over alleged offences bordering on money laundering.
The Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned till October 14 the trial of Francis Atuche, former Managing Director, MD of the defunct Bank PHB, who is standing trial alongside Charles Ojo, former MD of Spring Bank, for an alleged N125 billion fraud.

Court adjourns ex-Bank PHB chief Francis Atuche’s N125 billion fraudtrial till October 14

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, has adjourned till October 14 the trial of Francis Atuche, former Managing Director, MD of the defunct Bank PHB, who is standing trial alongside Charles Ojo, former MD of Spring Bank, for an alleged N125 billion fraud.
The trial of suspected internet fraudster Ismaila Mustapha alias Mompha started today while he was admitted to bail.

Mompha inherited BDC coy from his father – EFCC witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday closed its case in the N32.9 billion money laundering trial of an internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (alias Mompha), before a Federal High Court in Lagos with the testimony of its 10th witness.
The trial of suspected internet fraudster Ismaila Mustapha alias Mompha started today while he was admitted to bail.

EFCC calls 10th witness in trial of internet celebrity Mompha

The prosecution on Friday closed its case in the N32.9 billion money laundering trial of an internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (alias Mompha) before a Federal High Court in Lagos.

CSO urges Edo voters to reject Pastor Ize-Iyamu over alleged N700m fraud

An Edo-based civil society group, Forum for Progressive Governance and Accountability (Forum4PGA), has called on Edo people to reject Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial poll in the state, as he faces a criminal charge bordering on an alleged N700 million fraud case preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

$9.7 million, £74,000 found in my house by EFCC was given to me as...

Former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, who is facing money laundering charge, on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that $9.7million and £74, 000.00 the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, found in his house in 2017, were part of monies people gave to him as gifts.
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.

EFCC arraigns Malabu Oil, six others over ‘$1 billion fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arraigned Malabu Oil & Gas Limited, six other companies and an oil tycoon, Aliyu Abubakar, before the Federal High Court on a 48-count fraud charge.
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.

EFCC arraigns Malabu Oil firm, others over ‘$1 billion money laundering’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, arraigned Malabu Oil and Gas Limited for money laundering offences in connection to the controversial oil block, OPL 245 transactions.
The trial of suspected internet fraudster Ismaila Mustapha alias Mompha started today while he was admitted to bail.

Money laundering I never met with Mompha – witness

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecution witness, Abiodun Audu, in the ongoing trial of internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, also known as Mompha, yesterday denied ever meeting him in the course of filing his company’s tax return.
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.

EFCC arraigns BDC operators for laundering $1.6 million

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned two Bureau de Change operators for allegedly laundering $1.6m, said to be proceeds of smuggling.

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