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The Ondo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun, on Tuesday arrested two armed Fulani herdsmen and their cows numbering 200 along Ijare -Irese Road in the Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. The suspects were alleged to have used their...
The former minister who currently represents Anambra North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, is facing fraud charges alongside eight others. Senator Stella Oduah will be arraigned in court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Feb 22,...
Following the ongoing cult related clash at Alakuko area of Lagos Sango/Tollgate and Dalemo, Ogun State, Lagos State Police Command, on Monday, said it has arrested 19 suspected cultists in connection with the matter. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police,...
68-year-old Linus Onuzulike has been arrested by men of the Anambra State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 7-year-old girl in Abagana in Njikoka Local Government. The suspect was paraded alongside fifteen others for different offenses at the Police Command’s...
Two siblings identified as Ifezue Chiamaka and Ifezue Emeka were on Wednesday, 3rd February, 2021, arraigned at Enugu State Magistrate Court for the murder of a make-up artist, Ijeoma Nweke. The crime was committed in 2020. According...
Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), has fled to the United States of America (USA), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said. The EFCC’s Counsel, Mohammed Abubakar, on Thursday, told...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday quizzed a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, over alleged illegal financial dealings. The EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, who confirmed the development to journalists, said Yari...
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today arraign Senate Chief Whip Orji Uzor Kalu before the Federal High Court in Abuja. The senator will be docked before Justice Inyang Ekwo on N7.1 billion money launderingrelated charges. Chief Kalu, who...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Gusau, Prof Magaji Garba in connection with an alleged N260 million contract scam. The anti-graft agency’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the arrest...
A gun making factory has been uncovered in Uyanga, in the Akampa Local Government Area of Cross River State. The factory was uncovered by the Cross River State Government security outfit, Operation Akpakwu in the town about 58 kilometres away...
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 30 suspects for various internet-related offences in Enugu. The agency stated that the young men were arrested at Thinkers Corner Extension following a tip-off on alleged criminal activities which...
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested three Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based suspected internet fraudsters and 14 others in Lagos. The EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, who disclosed this in a statement in...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction and sentencing of Abioye Eluwole, managing director of Bytofel Trust and Securities Limited to 77 years in prison for a N62 million fraud. Eluwole, who was arrested in December...
Police operatives in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday arrested six members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in Abuja for alleged involvement in a violent protest. The spokesperson for the FCT Police Command, Mariam Yusuf, who...
The appellate division of a Kano High Court has on Thursday discharged and acquitted a minor, Umar Farouq, who was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for blasphemy. The same court in Kano hearing the case of a singer, Yahaya Sharif...
The Anambra state police command has arrested an armed robbery syndicate that terrorizes residents of the state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Mohammed Haruna, states that on January 18,...
The killer of the seventeen year old girl, Aisha Kabir has been arrested by police operatives in Kano State The Police Public Relations Officer PPRO of the command, Abdulahi Haruna(DSP) revealed this fact in a press statement. He said that...
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Monday, struck out the money laundering case brought against Abdullahi Babalele, son-in-law to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. It would be recalled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Babalele on...
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has nullified the conviction and seven years jail term imposed on Olisa Metuh, the former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and his company, Destra Investment Limited. The appellant court had fixed...
Faisal, son of the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who was declared wanted by the Federal High Court in Abuja, has been arrested. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, confirmed to the court...
Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, on Thursday slumped in court upon his appearance for continuation of his prosecution in a 12-count charge.Maina slumps at exactly 10:05 am inside the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja just as...
Lack of accountability and prudent management of funds released by the Federal Government to aid education and social investment in Ebonyi State University has caused more issues for the varsity as House of Representatives members of the National Assembly in charge of Adhoc...
The House of Representatives has invited Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN); Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning as well as Ahmed Idris, the accountant-general of the federation over the purported illegal withdrawal of...
The run away former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, has been arrested by the operatives of intelligence service in a collaboration with men of anti-corruption agency in Nigeria in a town in the Niger Republic.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, refused to admit as exhibit a document tendered by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the ongoing trial of a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Andrew Yakubu.
The anti-graft agency, Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission ICPC, has placed the acting Director-General (DG) of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Alex Akpa, under detaintion for allegedly defrauding the federal government of N400 million An investigation...
Abulrasheed Maina's Lawyer Adeola Adedipe, engaged by fleeing ex-Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), in the ongoing trial for money laundering has tendered an application to quit the case. Adedipe, who is representing Maina’s company – Common Input Property...
The High Court sitting in Akwa Ibom State has issued a Bench Warrant for the arrest of a Professor of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Prof. Ignatius Uduk, over his alleged involvement in electoral fraud during the 2019 general elections.
The Nigerian army admitted on Saturday that soldiers were given both live and blank bullets when they were deployed to protests at Lekki toll gate on October 20. The admission seems to confirm a key finding of investigation into the shooting.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has said that it has commenced investigation into the killing of Ifeanyi Elechi, a newspaper vendor, by one of its personnel attached to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. This was...