N1.4bn fraud: NBA president docked, pleads not guilty

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro (SAN) has been docked before the Federal High Court, Lagos over alleged N1.4billion fraud. Usoro was docked before Justice Muslim Hassan on a 10-count charge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC...

Alleged $40m Fraud: why Buhari is after me – Jonathan’s Cousin

Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Robert Aziboala, Tuesday opened his defense in the $40 million dollars corruption charge brought against him and his company, One Plus Holding Limited.     The Federal government has alleged that he received the money...

Alleged Fraud, Oshiomole risks jail term

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has ordered that court processes be served on the former governor of Edo State, chairman of the All Progressive Party (APC), Adams Oshiomole, over alleged financial fraud while in office. Justice Anwuli Chikere gave the order yesterday...

Knight arrested for allegedly swindling biz man of N100m

Detectives attached to the Anti Fraud Unit of the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, FCIID  Alagbon, Ikoyi Lagos, have arrested a Catholic Knight, Paulson Ogbonna,  for allegedly swindling N100m from a businessman.     The 58 -year-old Knight of a...

A renowned  Prophet with the Celestial Church of Christ, Alpha and Omega Parish, Cotonou the Capital of Republic of Beni, Peter Ononuju has been arrested for allegedly defrauding a widow of N18 million.

The prophet is being quizzed at the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (FCIID), Alagbon Close Ikoyi.   He was alleged to have swindled a widow with the intension of of procuring landed property for her at Lekki area of the state.   Phrasing the...

Security guard arrested for attempting to withdraw money from employers’ account

A Private security guard attached to a notable private school in Lagos has been arrested for allegedly attempting to withdraw money from his employer’s bank account.     The police have picked his accomplice who allegedly provided the account that the money would...

Police parade notorious fraudsters arrested with fake US Dollars 

Two suspected notorious fraudsters have been arrested for producing fake US Dollars and defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.   The suspect, according to the police is also known as “wash wash” and they use the fake currencies for fraudulent activities...

N1.64bn fraud: Court denies ex-Gov Nyame bail

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, sitting in Gudu district of Abuja, has dismissed a bail application brought by the convicted former Governor of Taraba State, Rev. Jolly Nyame, who is serving a 14-year jail term. Nyame was on May 30  convicted and sent to Kuje...

N1.26bn fraud: Ex-Plateau gov, Dariye, bags 14 years jail term

A High Court of Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting at Gudu, on Tuesday, convicted and sentenced the former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye to 14 years imprisonment for diverting public funds to the tune of N1.126billion.   A Federal Capital Territory High...

Alleged  fraud: Nwaoboshi remanded in prison

The senator representing Delta-North, Peter Nwaoboshi, was yesterday docked before Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on a two-count charge of alleged fraud to the tune of N805 million. He was arraigned alongside two firms, Golden Touch Construction Project...