NURTW, NARTO deny smuggling food items to Chad, Cameroon

The leadership of the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) in conjunction with the National Union of Road Transport Workers has denied a report that said they are smuggling food items to Chad, Cameroon, and Central Africa. In a…

EFCC operatives allegedly arrest FUTA students in midnight raid

Men suspected to be operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission were said to have carried out a midnight operation at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State. Students’ lodges were reportedly invaded at about 2am. Some students…

EFCC raids Dangote Group’s headquarters in Lagos

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday reportedly raided the headquarters of the Dangote Group in connection with ongoing investigation into forex allocations in the country. It was gathered that the EFCC operatives demanded documents relating…

Umar-Farouk: EFCC arrests contractor over N37b theft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a contractor, James Okwete. The arrest is in connection with the ongoing probe into the N37 billion allegedly laundered by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development under…

EFCC re-arrests convicted Italian for contempt of court

The EFCC has re-arrested a convicted Italian, Floriana De-Stefani, for failing to obey a court order upon her conviction by Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Spokesperson,…

Money laundering: Court adjourns Mompha’s trial to July 3

Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday, May 15, 2023, has adjourned till July 3, 2023, further hearing in the alleged N6 bn fraud trial involving Ismaila Mustapha, also known as Mompha, due…

AGF Malami okays ex-Minister Oduah’s trial over alleged N7.9b fraud

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Justice Minister Abubakar Malami (SAN) has issued a directive for the arraignment of a former Aviation Minister, now senator representing Anambra North, Stella Oduah, over her involvement in alleged N7.9 billion money…

Pastor Omale vindicated as court orders FCMB to pay him, wife N540.5m over false claim

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja has ordered FCMB to pay N540,500,000.00 in damages to Pastor Emmanuel Omale of the Divine Hand of God Prophetic Ministry and his wife, Deborah, over the false claim that…

Alleged N712m fraud: you have a case to answer, court tells Sule Lamido, others

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ruled that former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido, and his co-defendants have a case to answer in the N712 million money laundering charges filed against him. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission…

EFCC arrests 2 owners of yahoo schools in Benin, 7 others

Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two owners of yahoo schools and seven other suspected internet fraudsters in Benin, Edo State capital. EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement yesterday,…

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