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    Metro Nigerians React As US Accuses Air Peace CEO, Onyema Of Money Laundering – Information Nigeria

    Allen Onyema The Chairman of Air Peace Airline, Allen Onyema has been accused of fraud and money laundering by the United State Justice Department. This report has caused a stir on various social media platforms. On Friday, reports emerged that the US Attorney’s Office in the Northern … Read...
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    Metro Criminal groups now use sophisticated methods to hide looted funds — GIABA – Vanguard Nigeria Newspaper

    Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering ... Read more via Vanguard Nigeria Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Court acquits APC chieftain of fraud charges – TODAY.NG

    The senatorial leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State South Senatorial District, Dr. Taiwo Malumi, has been discharged and acquitted by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, of charges of obtaining money by false pretence. Malumi, a medical doctor and Managing...
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    EFCC arraigns Bauchi ex-commissioner for alleged N316m fraud – Punch Newspapers

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, in its continued prosecution of persons involved in an alleged fraud of N500m, on Thursday, arraigned four other persons at the Federal High Court, Bauchi over an alleged fraud to the tune of N316.71m. The EFCC had, on Wednesday, … Read more...
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    Ex-governor Yero, 3 others remanded in prison – The Sun News

    The Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna yesterday ordered the remand in prison of former Kaduna State governor, Ramalan Yero, and three others arraigned before the court over money laundering charges. Yero was arraigned alongside a former minister, Nuhu Wya, ex-PDP chairman in the state...
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    Alleged N3.6bn Fraud: Trial of Nigeria’s ex-Air Force chief stalled – Premium Times Nigeria

    A Federal High Court on Monday adjourned the trial of a former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, to June 13 and June 14 following the absence of his lawyer, Bolaji Ayorinde, in court. Mr Amosu is facing charges bordering on conspiracy, stealing and money laundering. He … Read more via...
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    Photo: Slay Queen Banker Sentenced To Jail For Stealing And Money Laundering - Naijaloaded News

    A former teller at Stanbic Bank, Choma, has been sentenced to four years’ imprisonment for allegedly stealing the sum of K33, 928.20 belonging to a customer. Ms. Sandra Thindwa was found guilty at the Choma Magistrates Court in Choma, Zambia by … Read more via Naijaloaded News –...
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    Peace Corps Asks Court to Stop Trial over Police Disobedience to Court Order – Thisdaylive News

    Citing flagrant disobedience to orders of court, the National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Ambassador Dickson Akoh, on Tuesday asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to adjourn indefinitely his trial in the alleged money laundering charges brought against him by the police. The...
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    Politics Fani-Kayode In Fresh Trouble Over N26m Received From Dasuki

    The federal government has initiated a fresh charge of money laundering against former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode before the Federal High Court in Abuja. The new charge marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/140/2016, which has Femi Fani-Kayode as the sole defendant, was filed by the Economic and...
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    Politics Ibori Appeals UK Conviction, 2 Months Before Completion of Jail Term

    A London court heard on Friday, October 7, an appeal instituted by convicted Nigerian politician, James Ibori that the British police and lawyers involved in his case were themselves corrupt. The former Delta governor is serving a 13-year sentence after pleading guilty in 2012 to 10 counts of...
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    Politics EFCC Exonerates Diezani From Money Laundering Trial

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday exonerated Diezani Alison-Madueke, former petroleum minister, from a money-laundering trial. Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), counsel to the EFCC, the prosecution, made the application on behalf of the anti-graft agency before Binta Nyako...
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    Metro Why We Freeze Bank Accounts - EFCC Explains

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is legally empowered to freeze any bank account suspected of being used for financial crimes. A statement on Monday from EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, noted that some commentators have described the freezing of bank accounts of...
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    Metro EFCC Finally Arraigns Government Tompolo

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned a former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, in absentia on 22 counts of fraud amounting to N47.6bn. Tompolo, Igo, Julius, Victor, Norbert, Emmanuel and Clement were declared as being “now at large”...
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    Metro EFCC Raids Diezani's Associates, Seizes Cash, Car and Jewellery

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized bullet-proof vehicles, huge cash and jewellery from five prominent Nigerians fingered in the money laundering allegation against former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. EFCC and its British counterpart...