Tag: money laundering

January 8, 2014

Okey Ikechukwu: Those who call 1914 a mistake are mixing things up badly

by Okey Ikechukwu No one cried foul over Awo’s politics in the South West before he engineered Zik’s ouster using ...

December 22, 2013

Gov. Lamido’s sons: Detained bankers freed after money laundering investigation

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Senior bank officials in connection with the alleged laundering of N10billion by the two sons of Jigawa ...

December 16, 2013

State of the Nation: Impeach Jonathan now – APC tells National Assembly

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Redemption appears to be a distant dream for the Goodluck Jonathan administration as the All Progressives Congress ...

December 15, 2013

VIDEO – “We Steal Because You Never Stoned Us for It”- Rivers Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

by Akintomiwa Agbaje In an amazing turn of events, the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi said ”We have stolen billions ...

December 14, 2013

My name is no more Patience but now ‘Mama Peace’ – First Lady

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The first lady has found a new name for herself. Patience Jonathan, the First Lady of Nigeria ...

December 14, 2013

No political party can use us – ASUU

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Academic Staff Union of Universities [ASUU] has reiterated that it would resist every attempts made by any ...

December 13, 2013

Just In: ‘Bode George was wrongly convicted,’ says Supreme Court

  Two days after former President Olusegun Obasanjo accused President Goodluck Jonathan of condoning corruption, a panel of judges at ...

December 4, 2013

N19.2bn scam: Sylva’s re-arraignment adjourned till next year

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The re-trial of the former governor of Bayelsa state, Timpriye Sylva that was to hold yesterday has ...

November 21, 2013

Reps move to legalize foreign accounts for president, govs, others

by Adeola Balogun The Nigerian House of Representatives is preparing to pass a law which will allow the president, the ...

November 18, 2013

Banks threaten to shut down over detention of staff by DSS

by ‘Jola Sotubo According to reports, the Nigerian banking industry might be experiencing a shutdown soon if the Department of ...

November 12, 2013

Reno Omokri: On money-laundering & Nigeria’s future, Femi Aribisala could do with some facts

by Reno Omokri Mr. Aribisala, did not provide any factual evidence for his claims which are quite puzzling as the ...

September 20, 2013

‘What Ibori told me’: Ribadu gives evidence in London court as Oando wades into money laundering case

  by Adeola Balogun In response to claims by prosecutors in the United Kingdom that he is a major shareholder ...

August 19, 2013

Money laundering: How Akwa Ibom LG chairman was arrested by the US police (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo The executive chairman of  Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Nse Ntuen, has been arrested by ...

June 25, 2013

EFCC re-arraigns Lagos Speaker, PA for alleged money laundering

by Rachel Ogbu The Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji and his personal assistant, Oyebode Atoyebi, have appeared ...

May 30, 2013

Money laundering: Customs intercept over N432million at Lagos airport

Murtala Muhammad Airport Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted $2.7m (about N432m) from five suspected money launderers while ...

April 26, 2013

Get serious about corruption – U.S. tells GEJ (again)

by Isi Esene The United States has again reiterated its stand that the Nigerian government is not doing enough in ...

March 8, 2013

Former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani to appear in court again for money laundering

by Chi Ibe Former Governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, was re-arraigned before a Federal High Court Lagos earlier today in ...

January 26, 2013

Ibori spoils: Millionaire’s pad belonging to jailed former governor discovered in Lekki [DETAILS]

by Rachel Ogbu A luxury home in Lekki Lagos was recently identified as belonging to shamed former Delta State governor, James ...

December 14, 2012

Tell us about it, sir: My son is not laundering money for me – Governor Lamido

  by Hauwa Gambo Well, that explains it. The governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido  – whose son was arrested at ...

December 11, 2012

No retreat: EFCC operatives sneak into Wale Babalakin’s room to arrest him

by Isi Esene The siege laid on the businessman, Wale Babalakin, by security operatives at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital ...

December 7, 2012

We have not arrested Babalakin, we’re just watching him – EFCC

by Akan Ido The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has denied arresting businessman and chairman of Bi-Courtney Group, Wale Babalakin ...

November 16, 2012

Money Laundering: Former Union Bank MD Barth Ebong, others charged by EFCC

by Rachel Ogbu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has re-arraigned former managing director of Union Bank Plc, Barthlomew ...

October 30, 2012

Money laundering: Gov. Ajimobi claims it has slammed N1bn suit on media outfit

by Isi Esene The Oyo State governor has a slammed a N1bn on the management of Independent Communications Network Limited ...

October 24, 2012

TICKER: FG to keep N276 million of the N1.1 billion found with man at airport – Court

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered Tijjani Sherif, the man caught at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, ...

September 11, 2012

Activists stage coffin-carrying march against CBN’s planned N5000

by Isi Esene In a new twist to the 5000 note saga, activists from the Concerned Human Rights Nigeria (CHRN), ...

September 11, 2012

James Ibori absent in court, accused of withholding assets

by Isi Esene James Ibori, the former governor of Delta State who was convicted of money laundering and other financial ...

June 18, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Money laundering scandal rocks Nigerian Embassy as U.S. freezes accounts

by Chi Ibe Bank of America, M&T Bank and Wells Fargo received directive from the US government to close the ...

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