Nigeria Police Pension Fraudster Re-Arrested


The police have re-arrested John Yakubu Yusuf, a former accountant at the Police Pensions Fund who was freed after paying a N750 000 fine for misappropriating over N23 billion.
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  • Nigeria:  Court Remands Convicted Pension Director in Prison

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    A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that a former Director of the Police Pension Board, Mr. John Yakubu Yusufu, who was convicted last Monday by an Abuja High Court for ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Freed Pension Thief Remanded in Prison, Fails to Declare N250 Million

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  • Nigeria:  Reps to Amend Penal Code That Freed Pension Scam Convict

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  • Nigeria:  Police Pension Scam - Reps Ask EFCC, AGF to Appeal Judgment

    Vanguard, 30 January 2013

    Irked by public condemnation of the judgment on Mr John Yakubu Yusuf and others undergoing trial for the over N38 billion Police Pension scam at the FCT High Court, Abuja, the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  EFCC Arrests Freed Pension Accountant, Re-Arraigns Him Today

    Daily Trust, 30 January 2013

    The EFCC yesterday re- arrested John Yakubu Yusuf, a former accountant at the Police Pensions fund, who was freed Monday after paying N750 fine for misappropriating over N23 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  New Charges - Ex-Police Pensions Accontant Remanded in Prison

    Daily Trust, 30 January 2013

    Ex-accountant of the Police Pensions Fund, Mr. John Yakubu Yusuf, was Wednesday morning remanded in prison custody till March 4 when his case would be heard again, following fresh ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Judgement On Accountant Who Stole N1.4 Billion Is Okay - Yahaya Mahmoud

    Daily Trust, 30 January 2013

    The punishment meted out to one of the eight civil servants charged with alleged misappropriation of N33 billion from the Police Pension Office is enough, Kaduna-based lawyer ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  EFCC Re-Arrests Freed Police Pension Accountant

    Daily Trust, 29 January 2013

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has re- arrested John Yakubu Yusuf, the former accountant at the Police Pensions fund, who was freed after paying N750 thousand ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Man Who Stole U.S.$145m Freed After Paying Fine

    Daily Trust, 29 January 2013

    One of the eight civil servants charged with alleged misappropriation of N33 billion from the Police Pension Office was yesterday set free by an Abuja High Court under a plea ... read more »