FIRST BANK MANAGER CHARGED TO COURT FOR STEALING 52MIL

  Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe A customer relationship manager with First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Kehinde Adewuyi, was on Tuesday arraigned before the Igbosere Magistrates’ Court for allegedly converting the sum of N52,628,000 from his employer’s account to his personal use. The 36-year-old suspect was arraigned on three counts bordering on stealing. PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspect was arrested by policemen from the Lion Building Police Division following a complaint by the bank’s forensic auditors, Solomon Akhanolu and Owei Chris. According to the police, the alleged fraud was discovered when the account…

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HOW FIRST BANK AND ITS LAWYERS FORGED 5BIL ABUJA LAND DOCUMENTS, REPS CALL FOR CBN, POLICE NBA INTERVENTION

Corporate rascality and criminal disposition which has never been known in the country’s financial sector is gradually cropping up. In recent times, it is not uncommon to hear of banks conniving with organisations to swindle government or other corporate bodies. There have been rife cases of senior workers or even management staff being involved in financial crimes that ordinarily would have been a major loss of face to such banks. But Nigerians easily forget and so they get away with such. The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the Police have…

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HOUSE OF REPS COMMITTEE INDICTS FIRST BANK PLC OVER FORGERY IN 690MIL NAIRA FRAUD CASE

Weeks back, we did a story on Union Bank PLc and the unfortunate involvement of the bank’s staff at various levels in fraud to the tune of billions. Well, it seems the bank is not alone in sharp practices. The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petition has indicted the First Bank of Nigeria Plc, over a case of fraud and forgery to the tune of N690million loan documents brought against it by Dr. Francis Nwufor, owner of Whiteplains British School, Abuja. Joined in the petition by Whiteplains were Managing…

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