Actress Felicity Huffman Arrested by 7 FBI Agents With Guns Drawn

TV actress Felicity Huffman was reportedly arrested by seven federal agents who had their guns drawn on March 12 after she and 49 others were named as targets of federal investigation into bribery in the college admissions process. Actress Lori Loughlin and four dozen other people were also named in the case. Agents showed up at … Continue reading Actress Felicity Huffman Arrested by 7 FBI Agents With Guns Drawn

EU Reveals Terrorism Financing, Money Laundering Blacklist, 23 Nations

The European commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the E.U. executive said on Wednesday. The move is part of a crackdown on money laundering after several scandals at E.U. banks but has been criticized by several E.U. … Continue reading EU Reveals Terrorism Financing, Money Laundering Blacklist, 23 Nations

Two Men Caught With $2.8m Cash At Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu

Two men have been intercepted carrying $2.8million in cash at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The men were arrested by the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Enugu Zone. The suspects, identified as Ighoh Augustine and Ezekwe Emmanuel, claimed to be workers of Bankers Warehouse. The EFCC said the two men concealed the … Continue reading Two Men Caught With $2.8m Cash At Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu

Buhari To Corrupt Leaders- You Will Go To Jail Eventually

President Muhammadu Buhari, says leaders who undermine the economy by denying workers their benefits, while stuffing their personal accounts with public funds will not escape the current anti-corruption dragnet. The president stated this when he received All Progressives Congress delegation from Benue State, led by Senator George Akume, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Buhari … Continue reading Buhari To Corrupt Leaders- You Will Go To Jail Eventually

Customs Rejects Over $400K Bribe After Intercepting Concealed Tramadol

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) said yesterday that it had intercepted 40 by 40 feet containers laden with Tramadol and other dangerous pharmaceutical products worth over N7.3billion. A large number of the dangerous drugs, NCS said, were imported into the country by some scrupulous importers from India to endanger the health of the nation. Attempt … Continue reading Customs Rejects Over $400K Bribe After Intercepting Concealed Tramadol

Five Leading UK Banks Aided Corruption In Nigeria – Al-jazeera

High street banks in the United Kingdom could have helped fuel corruption in Nigeria by accepting millions of dollars in deposits from dubious politicians in the west African nation, an international corruption watchdog said. In a 40 page report released on Sunday, Global Witness said that five leading banks have failed to adequately investigate the … Continue reading Five Leading UK Banks Aided Corruption In Nigeria – Al-jazeera

EFCC: Fayose Regains Freedom, Leaves Ikoyi Prison

Immediate-past governor of Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, on Monday left Ikoyi Prison at about 4.30pm after his bail papers were signed by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun. The Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos had on Wednesday last week granted bail to Fayose, who is facing an 11-count charge bordering on alleged receiving of illegal monies … Continue reading EFCC: Fayose Regains Freedom, Leaves Ikoyi Prison