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Man jailed eight months for concealing Information from EFCC

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A 24-year-old man, Akeredolu Oluwafemi Temidayo, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for hiding vital information from operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, when under interrogation. Akeredolu (aka Susan Henderson) had received a landed property from one Rose Kirkley, an American citizen, pretending to be a nurse with a special skill to ...

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N3.9bn Fraud: Court orders forfeiture of Badeh’s properties to FG

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Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja has convicted a company, Iyalikam Nigeria limited, connected to the late Chief of Defense Staff, Alex Badeh of corruption and money laundering charges. Justice Abang in a Judgment delivered in the suit filed against late Badeh and his company, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) upon conviction, ordered ...

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Man buries murdered victim after raiding his home

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A murder suspect in Niger State, Adelowo Adedayo, 31, on Tuesday led police detectives to a shallow grave at the APC Quarters, Suleja in the Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State, where he allegedly buried one Abdullahi Liman. The suspect was apprehended by detectives from the ‘B’ Division, Suleja, who were acting on information from the family of the ...

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Police re-arraigns Badagry prince over alleged fraud of late father’s estate

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The police have re-arraigned Semasa James, the prince of Kweme Land of Badagry, Lagos in an Ikeja Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding the estate of his late father. Semasa was initially arraigned on a two-count charge of stealing and forgery, he however denied the charges – The prince re-arraigned alongside Afolabi Kazeem, whom the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of ...

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Court sentences developer to 2,670years imprisonment for defrauding 133 tenants

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An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has sentenced a property developer, Alhaji Ayobami Oseni, to 2,670 years imprisonment for duping 133 accommodation seekers of N25 million. Chief Magistrate O. O. Olatunji convicted Oseni following his plea of guilty to 267 counts of conspiracy, obtaining under false pretenses and stealing. He sentenced Oseni to 10 years imprisonment with no option of ...

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Land speculator docked over alleged 710,000 scam

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A land speculator, Ibrahim Yusuf, on Friday appeared before a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged N710, 000 scam.‎ The defendant of Arab Road, Kubwa, Abuja was docked on a charge of cheating, an offence he denied committing. Police prosecutor, Babajide Olanipekun, said that Sani Abubakar of Kubwa, Abuja, reported the case at Kubwa Police Station on April ...

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Court arraigns contractor over alleged N52m fraud

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A 42 year-old building contractor, Adegboyega Olamilakan was on Friday, arraigned before an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court, Isabo in Ogun, for allegedly defrauding his customer of N52million. Olamilakan, whose address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge of fraud, stealing and threat to life. The Prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Eigbejiale, told the court that the accused committed the offences in 2016 ...

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Estate agent bags 1,230 years imprisonment for defrauding client of N28M

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Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere yesterday convicted and sentenced an estate agent, Babatunde Habeeb to 1,230 years imprisonment for defrauding 101 unsuspecting accommodation seekers of N28 million, under the false pretence of giving them accommodation. The estate agent, Habeeb, also known as Babatunde Salawudeen, was handed the verdict after the judge found him guilty ...

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Couple granted bail of 40,000 after defrauding Landlady of N490,000

Couple granted bail of 40,000 after defrauding Landlady of N490,000

A couple, Ademola Kafaru and Mojisola, who allegedly defrauded their landlady of N490, 000, were on Wednesday released on a N20, 000 bail each, an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court ruled in Lagos on Wednesday. The Magistrate, Mrs O. Sule-Amza, who gave the ruling, also ordered them to produce two sureties who must show evidence of gainful employment. The couple who lives ...

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