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$2.25m Scam: EFCC Arraigns Two Suspects

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Alhaji Yerima Suleiman and Mr. Uwem Essien Antia before Justice Lawal Akapo of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretence and forgery. Yerima and Antia ran into troubles, when they were arrested in…

Dumebi Kachukwu In EFCC Net Over N750m Scam

Popular Abuja socialite, Dumebi Kachukwu, has been nabbed by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Kachukwu, a former son-in-law to ex-Minister of Aviation, Kema Chikwe, was arrested on Friday evening when he turned himself in to EFCC office in Abuja. Before then, the Commission had stormed his residence at 27, Gana Street,…

15 Suspected Oil Thieves To Face Trial In Warri

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday November 26, 2014 arraigned 15 suspected oil thieves before Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court, Warri, Delta State, for alleged illegal dealing in petroleum products. The accused persons are Henry Obioso, Messel Oruan, Obaila Zion, Precious Billy, Bassey Samuel, Anthony Archibong, Captain Olufemi Osagay,…

Yerima, Kauru LG Chairman, PDP Chieftain In EFCC Net Over SURE-P Fraud

Chairman of Kauru local government area of Kaduna State, Usman Shehu; his deputy, Paul Yerima; and the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Chairman in the council, Timothy Chindo, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, November 27, 2014. The accused persons were dragged to the Kaduna State High Court on a…

Skye Bank Manager In N200m Fraud Scandal

A banker with Skye Bank is presently cooling off in the den of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over his alleged involvement in a-N200-million fraud he carried out between 2010 and 2013, Aproko247 can confirm. The accused person, Tajudeen Yusuf, was a former Business Development Manager of Skye Bank branch in Jos, Plateau…

Abuja Auto Dealer, Collins Masadey In Fraud Mess

An Abuja-based auto dealer, Collins Masadey, is presently cooling off in one of the prisons in the city for allegedly presenting a dud cheque to one of his clients. Masadey, who runs Coomy Automobiles Limited in Abuja, was dragged to an Abuja High Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, November…

EFCC Arraigns Kebbi Accountant-General Over N1.6b Fraud

The Kebbi State Accountant-General, Mohammed Arzika Dakingari, was arraigned on Friday, November 7, 2014, before Justice Sabiu Bala of Kebbi State High Court, Birnin-Kebbi on a 20-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and abuse of office. Dakingari was taken to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, alongside the Managing…

IITA Boss, Prof Ogunbodede, In Prison Over N115m Scam

The accused persons Justice Ayo Emmanuel of a Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, has remanded the Director-General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, Ibadan, Professor Benjamin Adefemi Ogunbodede, and three others in Agodi prison in Ibadan. The quartet were arraigned on Thursday, October 30, 2014 by the Economic and Financial…

Messy Details Of Fidelity Bank N11b Fraud

*Gov Obiano, Reginald Ihejiahi Named As Accomplices A former employee of Fidelity Bank Plc has unearthed a fraud allegedly carried out by the present governor of Imo State, Willie Obiano, while he was one of the bank’s directors. Also fingered in the mess is the former Managing Director of the bank, Reginald Ihejiahi. In a…

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, on Friday, February 14, 2014, was “discharged and acquitted” by a Federal High Court siting in Abuja of any complicity in all corruption charges brought against by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. An emotional Bankole burst into tears after the judgement was read by…