• court strikes out bail application in the N8 billion CBN currency scam trial

    court strikes out bail application in the N8 billion CBN currency scam trial

    Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Friday, struck out the bail application filed by Adeola Olaniran, the second accused in the N8 billion CBN currency scam trial.

    Ruling on the application, Ayo-Emmanuel held that the bail application had not met any of the cogent conditions that must be considered before he could grant bail to Olaniran.

    “There must be a positive, cogent and convincing medical report issued by an expert in that field of Medicine, among other […]

  • EFCC arrests french graduate for romance scam

    EFCC arrests french graduate for romance scam

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Damilola Fasakin for alleged romance scam through the Internet.

    The commission spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Friday in Abuja that Fasakin is a French graduate of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.

    The suspect, according to him, poses as Anthony Miller, Dave Mason and Bright Washington to deceive and defraud unsuspecting ladies on the Internet.

    He alleged that Fasakin fleeced different unsuspecting victims to the tune of N2m.

    He said, […]

  • Four ex-Heads of State, 89 others indicted in Halliburton scam

    Four ex-Heads of State, 89 others indicted in Halliburton scam

    Fresh facts emerged yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may soon bring prominent Nigerians implicated in the $180m Halliburton bribe to justice.

    About four former Heads of State and 89 prominent Nigerians were allegedly linked with the scandal.

    In all, 76 prominent Nigerians are listed in the five notebooks submitted by the Halliburton Group to the EFCC.

    There were indications yesterday that the anti-graft agency may quiz some of those listed.

    A former Minister of Petroleum Resources has admitted collecting inducement […]

  • Woman jailed 90 years for N5.6m admission scam

    Woman jailed 90 years for N5.6m admission scam

    A Court in Enugu on Thursday sentenced a woman to 90 years in jail for university admission fraud.

    The woman, Chika Amsy Charles, was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and was sentenced to three years imprisonment on each of the 30-count charge brought against her.

    The sentences are to run concurrently from the date of her conviction.

    Ms. Charles was found guilty of swindling three young Nigerians to the tune of N5.6 million under the guise of helping them […]

  • Borno to blacklist banks implicated in ghost-worker scam

    Borno to blacklist banks implicated in ghost-worker scam

    Borno State Government has said it would blacklist banks found to have connived with top government officials in the ghost-worker scam.

    Governor Kashim Shettima disclosed this at the weekend during an interactive session with journalists over non-payments of salaries.

    Shettima said the verification committee has fished out 13, 603 ghost workers in the ongoing biometric data capture exercise.

    The governor added that N1.6 billion has already been saved as the total wage bill stood at N1.1 billion.

    “The full wrath of the law will […]

  • EFCC interrogates Ogunlewe over N250m FUNAAB scam

    EFCC interrogates Ogunlewe over N250m FUNAAB scam

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday interrogated a former Minister of Works and current Pro-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe.

    It was learnt that Ogunlewe was invited to the Ibadan office of the EFCC sequel to a petition written to the EFCC by a group known as Concerned Stakeholders of FUNAAB in which Ogunlewe and the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olusola Oyewole, and other members of the university’s governing council were accused of mismanaging […]

  • No missing Chibok girl has been rescued, it is a scam – Asari Dokubo claims

    No missing Chibok girl has been rescued, it is a scam – Asari Dokubo claims

    Alhaji Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, Leader of the defunct Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Front, NDPVF on Friday insisted that reports claiming some Chibok girls were rescued was not true.

    The former Niger Delta warlord, who took to his Facebook Page to express his doubt, insisted that no schoolgirl was kidnapped from Chibok and that the news of girls being rescued is a scam and propaganda.

    Recall that over 200 school girls were in 2014 abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists in Chibok, Borno State. Dokubo’s […]

  • This Request is a Scam, Do not fall for it …. It’s not from AdeLove!

    This Request is a Scam, Do not fall for it …. It’s not from AdeLove!

    It has been brought to my attention that some of our ALF Readers are receiving a somewhat form to fill up on social media, providing a link, asking you to visit my blog in order to pay you huge sum if you are amongst the first 1,000,000 people. Please desist from it. This is not from me. Anything of such will first be published on my blog as a means of confirmation.  See Example detailed below:

    I am concerned at the […]

  • Pls Beware Of BVN Scam,Man Shares Sad Experience

    Pls Beware Of BVN Scam,Man Shares Sad Experience

    Since the beginning of the week, there has been controversy about Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) in Nigerian banks.

    Many account holders have not been able to withdraw from their accounts because their BVNs have not been linked with their accounts. Latest reports say scammers are using the opportunity to rip off many Nigerians of their hard earned money.

    ALF shared an eye-opening experience he had, which even the most cautious person may even fall for! Read his experience below:

    “Please read this carefully, […]

  • Chineekee!!! EFCC arrests 2 men with 556 ATM cards and travellers’ cheques

    Chineekee!!! EFCC arrests 2 men with 556 ATM cards and travellers’ cheques

    Report gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, has arrested 2 men identified as Jonathan Odu Isikwei and Paschal Onuora Udeh with 108 ATM cards and 448 travelers’ cheques.

    Jonathan Odu Isikwei was found with 448 travelers’ cheques, while Pascal Onuora Udeh, 34, was arrested with 108 ATM cards on his way to China.

    A statement issued by the Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren stated: “The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to […]

  • EFCC Arrests Man For N3.3bn Scam

    EFCC Arrests Man For N3.3bn Scam

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a man, Dr. Kunle Adeshola, for issuing a forged draft to the tune of N3.29bn in a phoney land deal.

    The EFCC said Adeshola presented himself as Director, Corporate and Management Service, Amazon Inc; and entered into a contract with Atkan Services Nigeria Limited for the purchase of 50 units of flats in Abuja.

    The anti-graft agency spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said, “The director subsequently presented a bank draft no 081758 in the sum of […]