EFCC arraigns ex-police paymaster, others for N1.3bn fraud (Punch)

A retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ifeoma Okpalugo, has been brought before a Lagos State Special Offences Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged N1.3bn fraud. Okpalugo is standing trial alongside three others – Olumide Odumosu, Suleiman…

36 deported from Philippines for fraud (Punch)

A total of 36 telecom fraudsters have been returned from the Philippines to southern China’s Shenzhen on Wednesday. The suspects are behind more than 700 fraud cases across China involving over 18 million yuan (2.6 million dollars). according to the…

Reps to reopen alleged $1.348b power fraud probe (Guardian)

GenCos claim non-payment since June, NBET disagrees The House of Representatives could reopen the probe into an alleged $1.348 billion power sector fraud levelled against General Electric (GE) and Rockson Engineering Nigeria Ltd. The issue, which has lingered for years,…

After giving the pastor a free house, he impregnated my two sisters and then stole from us.

The Bible tells us to open our doors to the prophets of God and we would be blessed. Is that not so? My father, an 80-year-old man opened his house to Pastor Gboyega Emmanuel, a man who claims to know…

Have you heard of Lobsang Rampa, the 419 writer? – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I am very angry as I write now. Somebody has just called me to say that an article I wrote made him laugh like mad. Look, I am a serious writer. I don’t write for laughter! Does this fellow want…

Alleged N4.6bn fraud charge: Danjuma’s absence stalls Fani-Kayode, Usman’s trial (Punch)

The absence of the third defendant, Yusuf Danjuma, on Wednesday stalled the trial of two former ministers charged for laundering N4.6 billion  at a Federal High Court, Lagos. Danjuma, who is charged alongside with the ministers, is said to be…

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