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Caverton Plane Crash kills Senator’s daughter, 11 others

Caverton Plane Crash kills Senator’s daughter, 11 others

Adzuayi Ewuga, a daughter of a former Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory, Senator Solomon Ewuga, who is pilot, has died in a plane crash in Central Cameroon. Report said the pilot, who died in a mini-aircraft belonging to Caverton Aviation Cameroon, had 11-passengers on board. According to local media reports, the aircraft was flying […]

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EFCC declares Rivers A-G, Fubara Siminayi, others wanted over billion naira fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has declared about 59 suspects wanted for various fraudulent activities amounting to about N435bn and $397,758,000. Among the 59 were four Rivers State government officials including the Accountant-General of the State, Fubara Siminayi, wanted over suspected N117 billion fraud, alleged criminal conspiracy, money laundering, and misappropriation of public […]

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Instagram Vendor Ifunaya Izundu Fails to Refund After Delivering Worn Dress’ to Customer

Titilope Olusiyi, a fashion designer, has accused Ifunaya Izundu, owner of ‘Boldcurve’, an Instagram clothing store, of defrauding her of N30,000, after she was sold a cloth inferior to what she ordered. Olusiyi told FIJ that she ordered a Fashion Nova dress, worth N30,000 from Izundu’s ‘Boldcurve’ on March 9, but upon delivery, a worn […]

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Dope Purple Party House Defrauds Photographer

Dope Purple Party House Defrauds Photographer of N205,000

Daniel Olamiposi, a Lekki-based photographer, has detailed how a group of fraudsters running Dope Purple Party House, a Party-House-For-Hire agency in Lekki, Lagos State, defrauded him of N205,000. The photographer also alleged that the same set of fraudsters tried to clone his WhatsApp. Olamiposi told FIJ that on April 8, he contacted Dope Purple Party […]

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Ada Ujaligwa, Lami Tanko… The Influencers Who Benefited from Ovaioza’s Fraud

Ada Ujaligwa, Lami Tanko… The Influencers Who Benefited from Ovaioza’s Fraud

Imu Ovaioza Yunusa, the founder and CEO of Ovaioza Farm Produce Storage Business (OFPSB), was recently given the nickname ‘Facebook Yahoo Girl’, after she allegedly defrauded numerous investors to the tune of several billions of naira. Ovaioza was arrested on April 18 by police officers from the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), Abuja, while attempting […]

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3.6bn Fraud: Appeal Court orders EFCC to reprosecute ex-NDDC director, Tuoyo Omatsuli

3.6bn Fraud: Appeal Court orders EFCC to reprosecute ex-NDDC director, Tuoyo Omatsuli

A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, led by Justice Peter O. Affem, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, upheld the appeal of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and dismissed the ruling of a Federal High Court in Lagos in the case involving a former Executive Director, Projects, Niger Delta Development […]

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GTB Employee Helped Bank Customer Set Up Her App, Then ‘Stole’ Her N600,000

GTB Employee Helped Bank Customer Set Up Her App, Then ‘Stole’ Her N600,000

Njoku also accused the bank of shielding the employee whose name she did not know. She told FIJ that she went to the branch on March 18 to upgrade her account’s daily transfer limit. After she explained why she was there, a male staffer asked her to use the bank app. Seeing she could not use the […]

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Flutterwave CEO Bullied Me, Sabotaged My Effort To Get Employed After Resignation – Ex-Staff

Flutterwave CEO Bullied Me, Sabotaged My Effort To Get Employed After Resignation – Ex-Staff

Olugbenga Agboola, alias GB, CEO of Flutterwave, a fintech firm, is presently battling l harassment controversy and allegations of withholding of dues levelled against him by a former staff of the firm. The former staff, Clara Wanjiku Odero, in an article published on Monday, detailed her alleged unfair treatment and harassment in the hands of […]

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FCMB manager docked over ‘N1.2bn fraud’

The Ikeja GRA branch manager of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Tope Munis, was on Wednesday docked before a Lagos State High Court for allegedly aiding N1.2 billion fraud. Munis was arraigned on 15 counts amended charge alongside Dare Osamo and Ayoola Bisola who had earlier been arraigned over the alleged fraud before the court […]

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Three SEPCOL Workers Arraigned For Murder, Illegal Bunkering

Three workers of Shebah Exploration & Production Company Ltd, in Ilaje council area of Ondo State, have been arraigned in court for murder, arson, malicious damage, and destruction of property through illegal bunkering activities. The workers include: Anthony Nwuba, Orofin Pius Yomi, and Patrick Aganyebi were charged by the police for the murder of nine […]

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Court orders AMCON take over Babatunde Folawiyo’s assets

A federal high court sitting in Lagos on Thursday granted an order for AMCON to take over the assets of a Lagos businessman Tijani Babatunde Folawiyo. The asset seizure was ordered based on Falawiyo’s unpaid debt of N727.9 million. The order of the court was sequel to an application filed before the court by the […]

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Lt Col. Paul Obi Rtd, 2 others arraigned over alleged fraud

Lt. Colonel (retired) Paul Edor Obi, who was an Administrator of Bayelsa State, Nigeria from July 1998 to May 1999 during the transitional regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar, was yesterday arraigned before Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos over alleged fraud. The Retired administrator was charged alongside two others: Felix Onyakhamoh, […]

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JAIZ Bank Chairman, Umaru Mutallab in trouble over alleged unremitted N75m rent

JAIZ Bank Chairman, Umaru Mutallab in trouble over alleged unremitted N75m rent

In a bid to recover unremitted sum of N75 mllion collected as rent, GORI Nigeria Limited, has dragged the Chairman of Jaiz Bank Plc, Alhaji (Dr) Adamu Umaru Mutallab before a Lagos High Court.    In a statement of claim accompanied by statement witness on oath of the executive assistant of Gori company, Evelyn Ayika, […]

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TNG asks CBN to sanction Wema Bank over money laundering allegations

WEMA Bank Manager In Court Over Bribe To Police Officer

An Assistant Superintendent of Police attached to Area G Command, Ogba, Lagos State, ASP Jonathan Egwemi, has done the unthinkable by arresting a WEMA Bank PLC manager, Ojo Oladipupo, for allegedly offering him bribe to the tune of millions on Naira, in order to prevent him from investigating the bank in alleged money laundering deal […]

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EFCC arraigns UBA account officer for stealing N452m

EFCC arraigns UBA account officer for stealing N452m

The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday arraigned one Judith Nneka Nwagwu, a staff of the United Bank for Africa, before Justice D.A. Onyefulu of the Anambra State High Court sitting in Onitsha on a seven-count charge bordering on forgery and obtaining by false pretence to the tune […]

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Court okays moves to ‘jail’ AMCON MD over NICON assets

Court okays moves to ‘jail’ AMCON MD over NICON assets

An Abuja Federal High Court has issued an order to commence committal proceedings against the Managing Director of the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawal over alleged seizure of NICON Insurance Ltd’s assets. The court on Friday granted permission to Jimoh Ibrahim and three of his companies to commence committal proceedings against three […]

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How Fidelity Bank Staff Stole Over 870m Within 3 Days

How Fidelity Bank Staff Stole Over 870m Within 3 Days

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alleged that some staff of Fidelity Bank defrauded the bank and its customers of N874 million within three days. The agency said this, on Wednesday, when it presented witnesses in an ongoing fraud case. The suspects in the trial are Olusegun Babasola, Abisola Ahmed, Uchechukwu Uma, and […]

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N874m fraud: EFCC presents witness against four Fidelity Bank staff

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, presented its second prosecution witness, PW2, Peter Ige, an Information System Auditor with Fidelity Bank. The witness revealed how four officials of Fidelity Bank defrauded the bank and its customers of N874 million within three days. In the ongoing trial of the quartet of Olusegun Babasola, […]

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Gunmen Attack First Bank, Zenith, UBA, Unity Bank In Edo

Videos have surfaced showing the moment armed robbers invaded banks in Edo state yesterday. It was gathered that at least 15 persons were killed in the robbery which took place on Thursday in Uromi community, Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo State. Earlier reports had it that no fewer than five persons, including a policeman, […]

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