Corruption Scandals

Unity Bank Is The Headquarters Of Fraudsters' - Ci

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Civil servants in Ogun stormed a branch of Unity Bank Plc led by embattled Tomi Somefun in Abeokuta on Monday to protest the alleged diversion of their N134 million investment fund. The aggrieved custormers also lambasted the Managing Director, Somefun, over the dubious and fraudulent activities ...

Efcc To Arraign Ex-union Bank Ceo, Emeka Emuwa, Others Over Alleged N1.9 Billion

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, one of the old generation deposit money banks (DMBs) in Nigeria is currently enmeshed in alleged N1.9 billion fraud saga, THE WITNESS exclusively reports. Also indicted in the alleged fraud are three former management officers of the bank. Barely five months after hi ...

Former Rivers Governor, Peter Odili On EFCC Watchlist, Immigration Tells Court

Thursday, September 16, 2021
A former Rivers state governor, Peter Odili, is on the watch list of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has said. The NIS disclosed this on Wednesday in response to a suit filed by Odili in a Federal High Court, Abuja, challenging the seizur ...

Paris Club refund and $418m controversy

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
The Interim Management Committee of Association of Local Government of Nigeria, has frowned at the federal government approval of payment of monies amounting to $418 million to consultants and contractors for the roles they played in the Paris Club refund received by its administration. [B ...

Lagos Court Freezes N19bn Linked To Ex-bank Phb Md, Francis Atuche

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Lagos State High Court judge, Justice Lateefat Okunnu has ordered the freezing of N19,178, 253,050 belonging to convicted former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB, Francis Atuche. The Judge gave the order following an ex parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commiss ...

Former Abia State Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji Released By Efcc

Friday, August 20, 2021
Senator Theodore Orji , the former governor of Abia State has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The Senator was reportedly on his way to London when he was picked up by EFCC operatives at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Thursday. The an ...

Former Abia State Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji Arrested By Efcc

Thursday, August 19, 2021
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested former Abia Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji and his son, Chinedu over the alleged misappropriation of N48billion security votes. They were also arrested over alleged misappropriation of N2billion Ecological Fund and conversion of Sure- ...

Okorocha Loses Bid To Retrieve Confiscated Assets

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
A court sitting in Abuja has declined former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha rsquo;s application to restrain the Imo State Government and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from confiscating his properties. A State High Court in Owerri, had on Monday ordered the final forfeitu ...

Senator Seriake Dickson Interrogated By EFCC

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Former Governor of Bayelsa State and Senator representing Bayelsa West in the National Assembly, Senator Seriake Dickson, on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 presented himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, following invitation by the agency. The ex-Governor was grilled over alleg ...

Owerri High Court Grants Final Forfeiture Order Of Rochas Okorocha's Contentiou

Monday, August 9, 2021
A High Court in Owerri, Imo state capital has ordered the final and absolute forfeiture of Royal Palm Springs Hotel and other properties linked to Senator Rochas Okorocha and other members of his family. Justice Fred Njemanze in his ruling on the case involving properties in pages 226 to 272 of t ...
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