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Former Vice Chancellor Bags 35-Year Jail Term Over N260m Fraud

The Federal Capital Territory High Court, Garki, Abuja, presided over by Justice Maryam Hassan Aliyu, has found Professor Magaji Garba, former Vice Chancellor of Federal University Gusau guilty of a five-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and forgery, and sentenced him to 35 years jail term. The …

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Suspended DCP Abba Kyari Appears for the Fourth Time Before IG’s Panel, Grilled For Hours

The suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police and former Commander, Police Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, was reportedly grilled for four hours by the probe panel set up by the Inspector General of Police over his relationship with a confessed fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi. According to Vanguard, the interrogation by …

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Nigerian guilty of $7m fraud in US

A Nigerian, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem,  accused of obtaining more than 125,000 stolen taxpayer identities from across the United States has been convicted in federal court in Oregon. He was found guilty on 19 counts of mail and wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. …

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419ers impersonating Buhari’s anti-corruption advisers – Nigerian govt

The Federal Government has raised the alarm over an orchestrated plot to discredit the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, and by extension the government’s anti-corruption efforts. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday in a statement signed by Segun Adeyemi, his …

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