Tag: Fraud

Ado AminuFebruary 2, 2021

Paternity Fraud: Nigerian men are worried about the wrong things

The first time I learnt about paternity fraud was in a playful conversation with my mother. I was 10 years ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 22, 2020

Alleged rigging at the Nigerian Bar Association elections is a signifier of how much trouble we are in as a nation

The last recourse for justice for the average Nigerian is the Nigerian legal system. It is where we go when ...

Bernard DayoAugust 23, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: 80 Nigerians charged with massive fraud in the U.S. Can it get any worse?

Nigeria’s global identity, for so long, has been associated with internet scams and while nothing has seemingly been done to ...

Wilfred OkicheJune 11, 2019

Profile: Naira Marley may have played himself. But can he still win?

The 2018 World Cup wasn’t a memorable outing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Dumped out at the group stage ...

tosin adesinaMay 23, 2018

Is there no one else but Hameed Ali to run Buhari’s Support Organization?

As it was in 2014 so it is in 2018 and it is sad we’ve maintained the status quo under ...

YNaija NewsRoomMay 21, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Robbery and Fraud – Nigeria’s favourite side hustle

Last weekend, the internet went crazy about Yahoo boys, after information surfaced on the internet that some suspected yahoo boys ...

tosin adesinaMay 16, 2018

The crisis in Accord Party shows why opposition parties may not survive in Nigeria

Anyone with a cursory understanding of Nigerian politics knows that Nigeria is yet to have a viable opposition party. Since ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2018

The Big 5: Boko Haram terrorists sighted in Sambisa Forest, NEMA in fraud scandal, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should be monitoring today. The Nigerian Army has said Boko ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 24, 2017

EFCC drags Innoson boss to court for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dragged the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Innoson motors, Innocent Chukwuma to ...

AzeezDecember 4, 2017

Court orders arrest of ex-Enugu governor over alleged fraud

Former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani has been served a bench arrest warrant for failing to appear before the court. Background: ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 18, 2017

EFCC cross-examines former SGF, Pius Anyim

Less than 24 hours after his arrest, detectives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday cross-examined a former ...

AzeezNovember 13, 2017

Court sentences two civil servants to 105 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday sentenced two civil servants, Mohammed Audu and Yusuf Ayodeji, to 105 years imprisonment. ...

AzeezNovember 10, 2017

Ex-FCT minister’s son paid N1.1bn for Abuja properties | Witness tells court

A witness on Thursday narrated how Shamsudeen Bala-Mohammed, a son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

How Badeh’s sons, wife fled to U.S. – witness

The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, heard how the wife of former Chief of Air Staff (COAS), Alex Badeh and ...

AzeezOctober 24, 2017

How AGF Malami authorised reinstatement of ex-pension boss, Maina – Documents

Documents have shown that the former head of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina was reinstated based on the ...

AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Appeal Court sentences Kebbi Accountant-General to 70 years in prison

An Appeal Court in Kebbi has sentenced the state’s Accountant-General, Mohammed Dakingari to 70 years in prison. Dakingari was found guilty of N1.6bn ...

AzeezSeptember 20, 2017

Court clears Diezani in crude oil fraud charge

One of the nine counts of $1.6bn crude oil fraud instituted against businessman, Jide Omokore, and five others was struck out ...

EditorAugust 22, 2017

[The Activism Blog] BudgIT’s Tracka uncovers constituency project fraud

Civic tech organisation BudgIT, recently uncovered how Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah diverted his constituency project. The discovery was made by BudgIT’s ...

AzeezAugust 18, 2017

Sure-P fraud: Court orders perm sec to forfeit N664m, hotel

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sums of N664,475,246.6 and $137,680.1, allegedly ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s $37.5m mansion

The Federal High Court Lagos has ordered the permanent forfeiture of a $37.5 million mansion on Banana Island, Lagos allegedly ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

Fraudsters using my name to dupe people on Facebook – Audu Ogbeh

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has raised the alarm that some impersonators have been using his name ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

There’s fraud evidence against Amaechi – Wike

The Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike, said on Monday that the evidence of corruption against the immediate past governor of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 18, 2017

’18 Nigerian Senators under probe for alleged N367.5bn fraud’

Eighteen senators are under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged N367.5billion fraud, according to Sahara ...

EditorJuly 17, 2017

Ailing-Son Madueke: Where’s the place for compassion?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Amidst the corruption and money laundering scandals, it is common knowledge that Diezani Alison-Madueke, for over ...

EditorJuly 17, 2017

Diezani Alison-Madueke: Lock her up?

by Alexander O. Onukwue If only to serve as a firm example to active and potential launderers, the current allegations ...

AzeezJuly 4, 2017

I don’t think Dammy Krane does fraud – M.I.

Chocolate City boss, M.I Abaga has said he strongly believes singer Dammy Krane is not guilty of credit card theft ...

AzeezJune 29, 2017

EFCC arrests NABDA DG over N23m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) has said the Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency, Prof. Lucy Ogbadu for alleged N23m ...

musicblogJune 27, 2017

[The Music Blog]: Making sense of Sauce Kid’s jail-term sentencing

As the media continues to wait for updates from Dammy Krane’s recent row with TapJets over accusations of credit card ...

Rachel OgbuJune 27, 2017

The downward spiral of mogul, Kola Aluko as he gets wrapped up in NYC “most expensive foreclosure”

by Rachel Ogbu// Kola Aluko has been living under the radar for years with the Nigerian government hot on his ...

ToluJune 26, 2017

“There’s a serious dent in the mindset of youth” | Insiders speak on the Falz vs 9ice controversy

When FalztheBahdGuy aired his opinion on Nigerian artistes glorifying fraudsters with their music, he certainly made no mention of 9ice. ...

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