Don’t abuse the naira — Gbubemi Atimomo

Thoughts on the Central Bank of Nigeria’s abuse of the naira policy It’s the weekend and you are at an owambe. Your best friend’s cousin’s great uncle’s grandfather’s funeral. He passed on at the very ripe old age of 95 so…

Bobrisky may spend Eid-il-fitri holiday in custody

Controversial crossdresser, Okuneye Idris, aka Bobrisky, may spend the Eid-il-Fitri break in detention. Bobrisky was arrested on April 3 and convicted by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday, April 5, 2024, after pleading guilty to the charges…

EFCC to arraign Bobrisky over alleged N180.7m laundering, abuse of N490k today

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), will today arraign popular cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, aka Bobrisky, before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos over naira abuse and failure to declare his firm’s activities involving N180.7 million. The anti-graft agency…

Court to hear Obiano’s motion challenging jurisdiction in alleged N4bn fraud case

Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court, on Monday fixed March 7 to hear a motion filed by former Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, challenging the jurisdiction of the court to hear the alleged N4 billion fraud charge filed…

EFCC declares Emefiele’s wife, 3 others wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared Margaret Emefiele, wife of a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and three others, wanted for money laundering. Mrs Emefiele, Mr Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile and her husband,…

Ex-Gov Obiano arraigned over alleged N4bn fraud, pleaded not guilty

The immediate-past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has pleaded not guilty to the nine charges of money laundering brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to the charge, Obiano was said to have allegedly…

EFCC withdraws money laundering charges against Shasore

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has withdrawn the money laundering charges levelled against former Attorney-General of Lagos, Olasupo Shasore (SAN). This decision came following a directive from the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Lateef…

US court convicts trio for $2.6m inheritance scam and money laundering scheme

Nigerian citizen Okechukwu Iwuji, along with his accomplices Sally Roberto and Monique Jones, have been convicted and imprisoned for orchestrating an elaborate advance fee and money laundering scheme, defrauding Guam-based investors of over $2.6 million.  The trio induced victims to…

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…

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