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FG releases fresh 23 names of alleged looters

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Federal Government on Sunday released a fresh list containing 23 names of alleged looters. It said the list of alleged looters which it released on Friday was based on verifiable facts, including the amount involved, the date the amount was collected and from where it was …

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Ex-banker in court for allegedly stealing N5.8m from GTB

A 32-year-old ex-banker, Mr. Isaac Ajagbe, who was alleged to have stole N5.8 million from his employer, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), on Thursday appeared before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan. Ajagbe, who lives in Christopher Street in Ologuneru area of Ibadan, is facing a two-count charge of …

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EFFC arrests three staff over case file theft

The Borno State zonal Office of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC) has arrested three of its staff. The suspects: Detective Assistant Habila Dungji Buba and his girlfriend Keron Ayuba Lapips, an undergraduate of University of Maiduguri, along with Bashir Muhammad, a Police Sargent attached to the Commission were …

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Police nab Islamic cleric with human parts in Lagos

Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of an Islamic cleric, Alfa Kayode Abdul-Fatai in Alakuko area of the state for being in illegal possession of human parts including a female private organ. Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, SP Chike Oti, confirmed the arrest in …

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Evans Plan To Escape From Prison

The police have foiled plans by the arrested billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans to escape from prison. Evans is currently standing trial before an Ikeja High Court for alleged conspiracy and kidnapping alongside five others namely Uche Amadi, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, and Victor Aduba. They are …

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Fake Femi Adesina docked by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today docked one Christian Efe Oyovweyho alias Femi Adesina before Justice Z.B Abubakar of the Federal High Court Kano on a two count charge of Obtaining by False Pretence. The defendant allegedly impersonated the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammad Buhari, …

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EFCC intercepts N49m at Kaduna Airport

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna zonal office, on Tuesday, intercepted N49 million at the Kaduna Airport. packed in five large black 150 kilogramme coloured BUHU sacks. Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media & Publicity of EFCC said the interception was carried out following a tip off. …

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VAMPIRE: The UNTOLD STORY

• How he got N20m, 48 hours after his rescue • Paid arms’ supplier N6m shortly before his death • He was trailed for 4 weeks across 3 states • His ‘anti-bullet’ charms failed him There are many versions to the tales surrounding the life and time of Henry Chibueze, …

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Buhari undergoes corrective penis surgery

Buhari Muhammad, the toddler whose stepmother cut off his gentials, has undergone the first corrective surgery on his penis. Mariam Kolo, the Director-General of the state Child Rights Protection Agency said the surgery was done at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Bida, Niger. It is the first in a series …

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N8bn scam: syndicate operates in CBN – Witness

A witness in the case of alleged N8 billion CBN currency scam on Tuesday said that there was a syndicate at the Ibadan branch of the apex bank behind the fraud. Mr Edwin Ennah, a retired Head of Currency Processing and Disposal Unit, said that he discovered that some people …

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Scams: Nigerian Sunmola jailed in US

A US court in Missouri has jailed a Nigerian, Olayinka Ilumsa Sunmola, for 27 years for international romance scam he perpetrated from 2007 to 2014. Lagos-born Sunmola, who was the ringleader of a love scam organisation based in South Africa, was also ordered to repay $1.7m. Judge David Herndon of …

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No mercy for Nwoko in Cambodia

A Nigerian drug convict in Cambodia, Precious Chineme Nwoko has had his hope for reprieve dashed. Nwoko, also known as Precious Max and linked with several Australian women arrested for being his mules, was sentenced to 27 years imprisonment in 2014. His hope for reprieve was dashed by a Cambodian …

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Female IDPs abuse :10 suspects arrested

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, said two policemen, three Soldiers, one prison official, one Air Force personnel, a staff of Borno Ministry for Agriculture and two members of the Civilian JTF had been arrested for alleged abuse of IDPs. The Human Rights Watch in its report, had …

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Avengers bomb oil facilities

Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), a militant group, has bombed three crude oil truck lines operated by three multinational companies in Niger Delta, shutting down 300,000 barrel daily production. The attack was carried out on Tuesday night by what Avengers refer to as “ Elite Strike Team 03’’. The facilities, Nembe …

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Why oil sabotage continues: NDA

The Niger Delta militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers(NDA) said on Sunday the continued presence of the Nigerian military in the Niger Delta region was the immediate trigger for the recent attacks on oil and gas facilities. The Avengers spoke out days after the oil minister, Dr Ike Kachikwu, urged …

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