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Orowo Jesse Omokoh, Nigerian Dupes Australian Pensioner Of $90k

A Nigerian man who allegedly conned an Australian pensioner out of $90,000 in an online dating scam has appeared in court charged with deception, the ... Full story

Ifeanyi Onyeabor, Nollywood Director Released From Kirikiri Prisons

Nollywood director, Ifeanyi Onyeabor, who is the Managing Director of Igo Motion Pictures International, is finally free from the alleged N8.8million fraud case that took ... Full story

Damning US report on the role of the government in the proliferation of corruption in Nigeria

THE United States government’s recent report on the role of the government in the proliferation of corruption in Nigeria offers a fresh and undeniable insight ... Full story

Former Senate President Dimeji Bankole Discharged And Acquitted Of N9bn Fraud!

Former Speaker of the House of Reps, Dimeji Bankole, accused by the EFCC of masterminding a N9bn contract fraud was acquitted by a Federal High ... Full story

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission re-arraigns Ajudua and Orie

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned a one-time Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, for allegedly defrauding two Dutch businessmen of 1.69 million ... Full story

Chika Odigbo, Banker in court for defrauding house buyer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned a banker, Chika Odigbo, before Justice D. Z. Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, ... Full story

Shocking details of how Governor Lamido sons looted Jigawa of over N10billion

Shocking details emerged Friday of how Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, allegedly connived with two of his sons, Aminu and Mustapha Lamido, to allegedly defraud ... Full story

Thousands of Imo women protest Okorocha’s intimidation by presidency

Owerri, the Imo State capital, was literally shutdown yesterday  as thousands of women from the 27 local council areas of the state  protested  alleged intimidation ... Full story

Lagos Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji Transferred Millions Of State Funds Into Personal Accounts

The trial of the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, began on Tuesday ... Full story

Richard Mofe Damijo, Popular Nollywood Actor On the Run For Looting N50M From Delta State Tourism

Philo Nkem Ajufo, the acting General Manager of Delta State Tourism Board, has been detained by the EFCC in Abuja over her role in a ... Full story

John Yakubu Yusuf, N27bn pension thief remanded in prison

Members of  civil rights groups  marched on  the premises of the Ministry of Justice, the National Assembly and the Supreme Court  in Abuja on Wednesday  ... Full story

EFCC arrests twenty suspected internet fraudsters in Benin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested twenty suspected internet fraudsters. The arrest, which was carried out in a joint operation with officers ... Full story

Nigeria Needs To Learn How Corrupt Leaders Are Punished In Other Countries

The light sentence handed to a director in the Police Pensions Office, Mr. John Yusuf, by a Federal High Court in Abuja is still the ... Full story

John Yakubu Yusuf, N27 Billion Pension Thief Rearrested After Outcry

There were  indications on Tuesday that public outcry against the light sentence handed an Assistant Director in the Police Pension Office, Mr. John Yakubu Yusuf, ... Full story

88-year-old man in Lagos arraigned for N1.4m scam by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned Olusola Alaba (aka Anthony) Adekunle Okundalaiye, Lateef Tokunbo Alli, Magnus Obe before Justice Lateefa Okunnu of ... Full story

Charles Soludo, Former CBN Governor Arrested By EFCC

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission this afternoon arrested immediate past Governor of the Central bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo in connection with ... Full story

Intercontinental Bank Staff Steals N306 Million From Femi Falana's Account

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has stated that the N306 million stolen from the Falana and Falana Chambers’ account was returned by the bank to ... Full story

Abubakar Audu, Wanted Nigerian Ex- Governor Flees To USA

Abubakar Audu, former governor of Nigeria’s central state of Kogi, declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrived the United States, according ... Full story

EFCC Declares Former Governor Of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu Wanted For 4Billion Naira Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has declared former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu wanted for offences bordering on conspiracy, stealing and misappropriation ... Full story

Passenger arrested with $320,000 at Lagos airport

 The Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Command of Nigeria Customs Service yesterday arrested a passenger with over $320,000 at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, about boarding ... Full story

Pastor Henry Uhunmwagho Arraigned By EFCC Over American Visa Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, November12, 2012, arraigned Pastor Henry Uhunmwagho, 33, before Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court ... Full story

Man Arrested With $7m Cash At Murtala Mohammed International Airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested one Abubakar Tijani Sheriff, whom it described as a bulk currency smuggler, as he attempted to ... Full story

Francis Atuche, Former PHB Bank Chief, Allegedly Diverted N45m To Pay Tithes

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecution witness has disclosed sordid details centered around how former Bank PHP Managing Director, Francis Atuche, diverted N45 ... Full story

Bike John Niye Jailed For Defrauding American Woman Over $53,500 On The Internet

A 22 year old internet fraudster, Bike John Niye has been sentenced to one and half years imprisonment by a Lagos State High Court sitting ... Full story

Idris Ado Zango, Ex- Banker Jailed Five Years For N2.5m Fraud

Justice Dije Aboki of High Court of Kano State has sentenced Mr. Idris Ado Zango, 31, an ex- banker who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to five years and nine months in jail for fraud. He was however given the option of a six hundred thousand naira (N600, 000) fine. ... Full story

Samuel Owoyele, Ex-bank manager jailed for fraud

Justice Dije Aboki of Kano High Court, has sentenced Mr. Samuel Owoyele, a former manager with the United Bank of Africa Plc, who was prosecuted ... Full story

Mauro Zanin, Italian Man Accused Of $111,000 Fraud Commits Suicide In EFCC Custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC regrets to announce the passing of 52 years old Italian, Mr. Mauro Zanin, a suspected fraudster two days ... Full story

Timipre Sylva, Bayelsa Ex-Governor Arrested For N2 Billion Fraud, Granted Bail!

After spending two nights in a cell of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC,) former Bayelsa State governor, Timipre Sylva, was granted bail on ... Full story

Dimeji Bankole and Usman Nafada in EFCC custody

Few minutes after the Federal High Court in Abuja granted the former speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole bail, the Economic ... Full story

Dimeji Bankole Rearrested by EFCC

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday granted bail to Dimeji Bankole, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives after eight nights ... Full story

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BREAKING: Music Star, Slam Makes ‘Sweeter’ Return To Music

Report just reaching us has it that well known artiste, Slam, whose real name is Udoka Oguamanam, has returned to the music industry after a ...

Kid Superstar, Ozzy Bosco Begins ‘Keep Lagos Clean’ Project (Video)

Brand ambassador of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Oziomachukwu Mojekwu, well known as Ozzy Bosco has kicked off his pet project tagged ‘Keep ...

Genevieve Nnaji’s Red Dress, Hit Or Miss?

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji sure knows how to rock an outfit to any event. The pretty and well loved role-interpreter recently wore a 'Hudayya Couture' ...

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Like the Yorubas fondly say, ‘one can tell a prosperous Sunday from a Saturday’. This saying can rightly be applied to the cute daughter of ...

Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Others Dazzle In ‘The Wives’ Photo Shoot

Kate Henshaw, Joke Silva, Iretiola Doyle and Lala Akindoju. A new play titled ‘The Wives’ has brought together an array of movie stars and from information ...

Black Nigerian woman gives birth to white baby [Photos]

A mother has beaten odds of a million-to-one by giving birth to a baby who appears to be of a different race.Catherine Howarth, 32, from ...

I'm Single--Daniella Okeke Declares

It is hard to believe that someone as pretty as Nollywood actress, Daniella Okeke would be single, but the actress has emphatically stated that she ...

GOSPEL SINGING COUPLE GOZIE & NJIDEKA OKEKE RECONCILE AT LAST

Njideka and Gozie Okeke News filtering in from eastern Nigeria is that Gospel singing couple, Gozie and Njideka Okeke have reconciled and are back together as ...

Arsenal sign Danny Welbeck from Manchester United

Arsenal have completed the €20 million signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United. The deal was struck late on Monday night to bring the England international ...

Anita, Pastor Oyakhilome’s Wife, ‘Excused’ From Church Website

Anita Oyakhimole, estranged wife of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has had details about her removed from the church’s website as the divorce mess between the pair ...