Posts Tagged ‘Fraud’

EFCC: Two Pastors Bag 26-Year Sentence For Stealing

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 28, 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday revealed that Justice F. N. Azinge of the Delta State High Court sitting in Otor-Udu has convicted and sentenced the duo of Pastor Glory Okeoghene Aberefa and Reverend Vincent Okpogo to 16 and 10 years imprisonment respectively. EFCC, in a press statement, said the convicts, alongside […]

EFCC: Former Council Chairman Bags 31Years For N97m Fraud

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 25, 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of Samuel Bulus Adamu, a former Chairman of Shongom Local Government Area of Gombe State before Justice N. I Afolabi of Federal High Court Gombe. Adamu, according to a statement by EFCc’s Media and Publicity unit, was previously arraigned on March […]

Ngige Pins N48billion Funds Misappropriation on NSITF

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 22, 2020
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has alleged that the suspended management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), misappropriated N48billion. Ngige alleged that currently suspended management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) embezzled N3.4 billion while pretending to be organising non-existent staff training. Those suspended include: Managing Director/Chief Executive […]

Alleged Fraud: Hushpuppi Has A Case To Answer, Says EFCC

by Seun Adeuyion June 19, 2020
Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Igbalode better known as Hushpuppi is being investigated by the The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged cyber crimes, the agency has said. Hushpuppi was arrested on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in the United Arab Emirates in connection with a $35m ventilator scam. His case has been referred to the Dubai […]

Alleged Fraud: Step Aside, Submit Yourself For Investigation — PDP Charges Lagos Speaker, Obasa

by Seun Adeuyion May 25, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, to immediately step aside and submit himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for investigation over allegations of financial impropriety, including reported discovery of 64 accounts allegedly linked to his Bank Verification Number (BVN). The […]

How Viral Contents Generated Millions Of Naira For Fraudsters On Twitter

by Seun Adeuyion March 16, 2020
On sunday, two twitter users, @Alex_Houseof308 , @thetalkativeNG fraudulently campaigned for a child with a hole in the heart seeking 11M. The tweets generated over 7,000 retweets and 12K likes, hundreds of kind hearted Nigerians donated to the fund raising not knowing It was a Scam. Another twitter user, @bimbo_cash, who seems to know the […]