fraud – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:03:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg fraud – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Alleged 6.9bn fraud: Absence of prosecution witness stalls trial of Fayose https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/alleged-6-9bn-fraud-absence-of-prosecution-witness-stalls-trial-of-fayose/ Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:03:50 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=261910 The absence of an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, on Monday, stalled hearing in an alleged N6.9billion fraud and money laundering suit filed against Ayodele Fayose in a Federal High Court in Lagos. Fayose was first arraigned on Oct. 22. 2018, before Justice Mojisola Olatotegun, alongside his company, Spotless Investment Ltd, on 11 […]

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CAN suspends Adamawa scribe Elishama over N1.35m theft https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/can-suspends-adamawa-scribe-elishama-over-n1-35m-theft/ Sun, 21 Jun 2020 04:16:04 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=259144 The Secretary of Adamawa Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), Mr Anthony Elishama, has been suspended for three months over alleged mismanagement of N1.35 million. The association also directed the suspended scribe to refund the amount during his suspension. Elishama was further asked to return all official properties, including vehicle and documents, to the secretariat. Bishop […]

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Budding artistes arrested for alleged fraud in Lagos https://thenewsguru.com/news/budding-artistes-arrested-for-alleged-fraud-in-lagos/ Mon, 15 Jun 2020 08:40:49 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=258153 Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Lagos have arrested two musicians for alleged fraud.   Michael Chinonso, 25, an Afro hip-hop singer, and Victory Chimelu, 22, a pianist, were arrested last Wednesday with five other suspects at their 4, Modupe Young Thomas Estate, Ajah, Lagos residence by a decoy team of of RRS. The […]

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[JUST IN] Alleged N1.1bn fraud: Court dismisses charge against ex-Customs boss Dikko https://thenewsguru.com/news/just-in-alleged-n1-1bn-fraud-court-dismisses-charge-against-ex-customs-boss-dikko/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:11:02 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=256249 A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a charge of fraud brought against former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Inde Dikko and two others by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, in a ruling on Wednesday, dismissed the charge marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/21/2019 in view […]

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Reps set to unravel alleged massive fraud ongoing in NIGCOMSAT https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/reps-set-to-unravel-alleged-massive-fraud-ongoing-in-nigcomsat/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:47:19 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=256173 While the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami was holding a virtual meeting with Chief Executive Officers under his Ministry, including with Dr. Abimbola Alale, the Managing Director of NIGCOMSAT, members of the House of Representatives were setting in motion forensic probe of activities of the operators of the Nigerian Communications […]

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Police arrest Bobrisky over alleged N30 million fraud https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/police-arrest-bobrisky-over-alleged-n30-million-fraud/ Fri, 29 May 2020 05:55:31 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=255419 Popular Nigerian cross dresser, Idris Okuneye aka Bobrisky was on Thursday arrested by operatives of the Inspector General Police (IG) Monitoring Unit from Abuja. However, the reason for the arrest of the popular Nigerian cross dresser has now been revealed. According to reports, Bobrisky was arrested because of N30 million deal between himself and a […]

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EFCC arraigns ex-minister, Turaki, others over fraud https://thenewsguru.com/news/efcc-arraigns-ex-minister-turaki-others-over-fraud/ Mon, 04 May 2020 17:16:38 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=251120 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Monday arraigned a former Minister of special duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki over alleged fraud. Turaki was arraigned before Justice Inyang Ekwo at the Federal High Court, Abuja alongside his former Special Assistant, Sampson Okpetu, and two firms – Samtee Essentials Limited and Pasco Investment Limited […]

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In photos: EFCC arraigns Oyo-Ita over N570m fraud https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/in-photos-efcc-arraigns-oyo-ita-over-n570m-fraud/ Mon, 23 Mar 2020 12:25:32 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=242476 Winifred Oyo-Ita, a former head of service, has arrived at the federal high court in Abuja, to be arraigned over money laundering charges preferred against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Oyo-Ita is to be arraigned on 12 counts of money laundering before Taiwo Taiwo, a judge of the federal high court. […]

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FBI arraigns Nigerians, others over U.S. based fraud scheme [Full List] https://thenewsguru.com/news/fbi-arraigns-nigerians-others-over-u-s-based-fraud-scheme-full-list/ Mon, 16 Mar 2020 06:21:31 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=241185 UNITED States (U.S.) Federal agents have arraigned 24 individuals, including some Nigerians, for their involvement in a large-scale Atlanta, United States-based fraud and money laundering operation. The scheme, according to a report by an online publication, The Will Nigeria, targetted American citizens, corporations and financial institutions throughout the U.S. The defendants allegedly used business email […]

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Alleged N12.8m Fraud: Court Grants Ex-SEC DG Gwarzo N10m Bail https://thenewsguru.com/news/alleged-n12-8m-fraud-court-grants-ex-sec-dg-gwarzo-n10m-bail/ Sat, 07 Mar 2020 03:21:28 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=239661 Justice A.O Adeniyi of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted former Director-General of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Mounir Gwarzo, a bail in the sum of N10 million. Mr Gwarzo was arraigned in court by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) after previous failed efforts to […]

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