• EFCC arraigns banker, another over $1m fraud

    EFCC arraigns banker, another over $1m fraud

    Two men, including a Diamond Bank employee, on Friday appeared in a Federal High Court, Abuja, charged with money laundering, false declaration of assets and fraud to the tune of one million dollars.

    Sada Adamu and Babatunde Faro, the bank worker, were arraigned before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    Adamu was alleged to have made cash payment of the said sum exceeding the N5 million threshold stipulated by law, to Faro.

    According to the charge sheet, the […]

  • Banker gets 12-year jail term, forfeits N43m for money laundering

    Banker gets 12-year jail term, forfeits N43m for money laundering

    According to reports, the Federal High Court in Ibadan has sentenced a former employee of Wema Bank, Ademola Oni, to 12-year imprisonment for conspiracy and money laundering.

    The court, which was presided over by Justice Joyce Abudmalik on Thursday, also ordered that the convict forfeit all his properties and cash in various banks as proceeds of crime.

    The properties to be forfeited by the convict are an empty plot of land fenced with black gate located along the road beside Secam Church, […]

  • Court Slams N350,000 Bail On Banker For Alleged Crushing Man To Death

    Court Slams N350,000 Bail On Banker For Alleged Crushing Man To Death

    An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday slammed a N350,000 bail on a banker, Lekan Idris, for allegedly crushing a car owner to death.

    The Magistrate, Mr A.A Adesanya, who granted bail to the accused after he pleaded not guilty, ordered him to produce two sureties in like sum’

    He adjourned the case till Oct.10 for mention.

    Idris, 33, a resident of Dalemo Area Ogun, is being tried on charges bordering on dangerous driving and causing death.

    The prosecutor, Insp. George Nwosu, told the court […]

  • Suspected armed robbers arraigned for killing nine policemen, banker

    Suspected armed robbers arraigned for killing nine policemen, banker

    Three men – Godgift Gwenbe (29), Odum Atokaritou (35) and Napughi Duba (29) – suspected to have been involved in the killing of 10 persons, including nine policemen, were on Thursday arraigned before a Magistrate’s Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

    The suspects were said to have shot and killed their the nine policemen and a banker during various bank robbery operations in different parts of the state.

    Gwenbe, Atokaritou and Duba were arraigned on 18 counts of conspiracy, armed robbery, […]

  • Banker docked at Lagos Court for defrauding First Bank of N4.1m

    Banker docked at Lagos Court for defrauding First Bank of N4.1m

    The prosecutor, Sergeant Nicholas Akpene, said the accused committed the ‎offence between April 18 and 26 during working hours at First Bank Plc, Ikeja Industrial Estate branch

    A former employee of First Bank of Nigeria, Timothy Adewale, who allegedly defrauded the bank to the tune of N4.1 million, was on Monday docked at an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

    Adewale, 32, a former cash processor with the bank and a resident of 10, Ejalonibu Street, Oko-Oba in Agege area of Lagos State, […]

  • Husband of Murdered Banker Speaks From Hiding, Says he was Provoked by Her Infidelity

    Husband of Murdered Banker Speaks From Hiding, Says he was Provoked by Her Infidelity

    Mr Lekan Shonde, the fugitive husband of a former banker, Ronke Shonde who is believed to have died as a result of domestic violence, has denied killing his wife even as he alleged she was unfaithful to him. The fugitive husband, the subject of a manhunt by the Lagos state police command, spoke to Punch newspaper on phone.

    During the conversation, he maintained that he did not hit the deceased lady but admitted they had an argument the night Ronke died […]

  • Police Arrests Wema Banker For Forging WASSCE, University Results

    Police Arrests Wema Banker For Forging WASSCE, University Results

    The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 26-year-old banker, Daniel Makanjuola, for using a cloned West African Senior School Certificate and Lagos State University’s statement of result to secure employment at the Wema Bank Plc, Marina branch, on the Lagos Island.

    The police said Makanjuola had paraded himself as a degree holder in marketing with Second Class, Upper Division, before his arrest.

    He was also said to have tendered a forged National Youth Service Corps discharge certificate and a
    reference letter to […]

  • Police Narrates How Banker Transferred Customers’ Money To His family

    Police Narrates How Banker Transferred Customers’ Money To His family

    News report that the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the police on Thursday arraigned a Diamond Bank Plc worker, Obioha Okengwu, at the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly conspiring with his family members to defraud the bank of N111.2 million.

    Prosecution counsel, Effion Asuquo, said Okengwu committed the offence while working in the bank’s E-business unit where he handled daily settlement of Point of Sales (POS) and Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) transactions.

    He said the accused unlawfully credited four of […]

  • Read The True Story Of How A Pretty Banker Marries A Danfo Driver

    Read The True Story Of How A Pretty Banker Marries A Danfo Driver

    This is a story adelove fan (ALF) shared with me last month but somehow I never got around to publishing it.

    Today, he is celebrating his wedding anniversary and to celebrate with them, I am putting this out – to encourage someone out there and to, hopefully, send a message to both ladies and gentlemen of this generation and many others to come.

    This is more than a love story, it’s a life story of patience, virtues, hard work, trust in God […]

  • Female Abuja Banker was raped & robbed at gun point by Scavengers in…

    Female Abuja Banker was raped & robbed at gun point by Scavengers in…

    A female banker was raped and robbed at gun point by scavengers who sneaked into her car at Mabushi. The hoodlums also forced her into promising not to report the case to the police.

    The scavengers, according to police sources laid wait for the woman along a popular shopping mall in Mabushi from where they forced her to drive the car with them to a dumping area where they molested, raped and robbed her.

    “The woman parked her car opposite NEXT Park […]