FRAUD: EX-GOVERNOR BABANGIDA ALIYU REARRAIGNED, GRANTED BAIL

A former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu was yesterday re-arraigned before a Federal High Court in Minna on charges of money laundering. The ex-governor was arraigned alongside a former Commissioner for Environment, Umar Nasko, on an eight-count charge of criminal conspiracy and money laundering. The offences are contrary to section 18(a) of the money laundering Act, 2011 as amended and punishable under section 15(3) of same Act. The duo were accused of laundering ecological funds of over N1.940bn released by the Federal Government to the state in 2014. They were…

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IDENTITY OF NIGERIAN WHO DUPED INDIANS 216,000 DOLLARS REVEALED

Nigerian arrested for duping Indians over $216,000 . identified as Gilbert Okoye Pedro Pedro was arrested for allegedly duping people on the pretext of dealing in Folinic B12 oil across India, the Delhi Police said on Thursday. The Nigerian reportedly duped more than a dozen people through his scheme. According to the police, Pedro was staying illegally in India and he targeted the victims via LinkedIn and lured them in the business of sale and purchase of Folinic B12 oil which actually turned out to be honey. The accused along…

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179BILLION NAIRA FRAUD: AGAIN, ERASTUS AKINGBOLA’S TRIAL SUFFERS SETBACK

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The N179bn fraud trial of a former managing director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr Erastus Akingbola, was stalled on Tuesday due to the absence of the trial judge. The judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, was said to be away on another official assignment.  As a result, the case was adjourned till June 13. Akingbola is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on further amended 22 counts, wherein he was accused of using N179bn belonging to the defunct Intercontinental Bank for “fictitious transactions.” The anti-graft…

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ICPC PROBES DELTA REPS MEMBER FOR FORGERY IMPERSONATION

ADELANI ADEPEGBA The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has begun an investigation of the lawmaker representing Delta State in the House of Representatives, Mutu Ebomo, for alleged forgery and impersonation. Ebomo, who has been representing Bomadi/Patani federal constituency in the house since 1999, was said to have presented forged secondary school and university degree certificates for elections at different times. He was also accused of using two different names- Solo Ogoh and Mutu Nicholas Ebomo , to contest elections in 1999 and 2003. The probe of the…

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EFCC DRAGS ABUJA BUSINESSMAN TO COURT OVER DISAPPEARANCE OF 90MILLION NAIRA

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested one Prince Ishola Olatunbosun, for alleged theft, fraud, criminal breach of trust and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N90, 000,000.00 (Ninety Million Naira). According to a petition by one Mr Charlse Anyaokei, director Viscount Micro-finance Limited, Vancord Bureau-de-Change and Charblecom Concept Limited, filed by his legal team, Inedia Oweazim & Co, he was sometime ago, introduced to the suspect (Olatunbosun), a Chief Executive Officer of Dallas Halimgton Oil Limited with office in Leadway House, Central Business District Abuja, for the purpose…

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EKITI TRADITIONAL RULER CHARGED TO COURT FOR FORGERY

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—A traditional ruler in Ekiti State, Oba Akin Adeyemo, and one of his chiefs, Samuel Fayigbe, were, yesterday, arraigned before a Chief Magistrate’s Court in Ado-Ekiti over fraud-related allegation. The suspects were accused of offences ranging from conspiracy, stealing, forgery and fraudulent conversion of N2,450,000 belonging to minor chiefs of Odo-Ora Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Chief Fayigbe and Oba Adeyemo were accused of forging the signatures of other chiefs on the Odo Ora-Ekiti’s payment vouchers. Chief Magistrate Adesoji Adegboye admitted Fayigbe to…

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HOW GBAJABIAMILA WAS FOUND GUILTY IN US FRAUD CASE

Despite attempts by supporters of the House of Representatives lawmaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, to deny the fact that the politician who is seeking to become the country’s number four citizen as the speaker in lower federal legislative chamber, SaharaReporters can authoritatively report that Gbajabiamila had a brush with the law in the United States of America. He was found guilty by the US Supreme Court of Georgia in February 2007. Below is a story SaharaReporters had published on September16, 2007, regarding Gbajabiamila’s conviction. The Nigerian lower house is full of shady…

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PRESIDENCY, APC KEEPS MUM AS GBAJABIAMILA BATTLES FRAUD CHARGES

As Femi Gbajabiamila continues to sink to deeper in the scandal of the fraud case that occurred in the United States of America more than a decade ago, for which he was found guilty by the Supreme Court of Georgia, US, his biggest ally, President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) have kept mute. It is not clear whether Buhari will call for a probe into the dinghy past of the lawmaker, whom the Kaduna State  Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, publicly claimed is Buhari’s anointed candidate for…

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MAN WHO DRESSES LIKE LADIES TO DUPE MEN CAUGHT, SEE PICS

We caught this one today, beautiful Mr. Arinze Aleke who dressed like a woman. He successfully damaged our three plates of pepper soup and two bottles of Heineken, immediately we demanded for her particulars, she turned out to be another Bobrisky. I maintain that several boobs are risky. He will pay for the pepper soup and Heineken because he obtained them from us by false pretence. See how they dealt with him.

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