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Nigeria: Former Ondo state party chairman Clement Faboyede arraigned over fraud allegations

The Economic and Financial Crimes on Friday arraigned a former Chairman of the Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party, Clement Faboyede, for an alleged fraud of N500m. Faboyede was arraigned alongside Modupe Adetokunbo before the Federal High Court in Lagos. The three...

Nigeria: Witness testifies in ex-FCT Minister Akinjide in money laundering case

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Usman Zakari, has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that a N10million bank draft received from Mr Aliyu Pategi, the husband of a former Minister of the...

A tale of terrorism and corruption – Boko Haram in Nigeria

The act of financing of terrorism is a well-known strategy for individuals or organisations to destabilise economies or societal norms to achieve a desired outcome. The breeding ground for terrorism financing lies in corruption, whereby the desire of selected individuals...

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Former Blue Bell Creameries CEO indicted for fraud linked to 2015 listeria outbreak

The former president and CEO of Blue Bell Creameries L.P., a Texas ice cream company, was indicted Tuesday on wire fraud charges in connection with a scheme...

Judge opposed dismissal of bribery charge against former Portage mayor Synder

A judge denied Thursday two motions to dismiss a soliciting bribes charge former Portage Mayor James Snyder will be retried on, according to court...

Bribery trial of former San Angelo police chief Tim Vasquez delayed until 2021

The trial of former San Angelo police chief Tim Vasquez will not happen until 2021, according to court documents. The trial, originally set for...

Texas AG Ken Paxton fires second whistleblower who accused him of bribery

A second whistleblower has been fired from the Texas attorney general’s office after reporting his boss, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, to law enforcement for...

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