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EFCC Arrests 89 ‘Yahoo-Boys’ In Ibadan Night Club

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office, at the weekend, arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular Club 360 located on the Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. In preparation for the late night operation, officers of the commission had carried out series of discreet surveillance on the nature of activities going ...

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Senator Fadahunsi Accuses Customs Service Of Fraudulent Recruitment, Posting

A member of the upper chamber, representing Osun East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Francis Fadahunsi has described the ongoing recruitment into the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) as a monumental fraud. Fadahunsi, a retired Assistant Comptroller General of Customs, in a statement on Friday, accused the Comptroller General of the NCS, Hammed Ali of superintending a lopsided and illicit ...

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UK Launches Fresh Bid For Ibori’s Loot, To Return $153m To Govt.

A new legal attempt was launched on Thursday by British prosecutors to confiscate tens of millions of pounds stolen from Delta State by former governor, James Ibori. Ibori, who was governor from 1999 to 2007, had pleaded guilty to 10-count charges of laundering of state funds in Britain. He was jailed for 13 years and served the term in pre- ...

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Amotekun: We Will Use Ancestors’ Powers To Defend South West ―Hunters

As the newly launched security outfit tagged Western Nigeria Security Network (tagged: Operation Amotekun) begins operations, one of its personnel, Soludero Hunters’ Association has said the outfit doesn’t rely on guns to function well but would use their ancestors’ powers to ward off any aggression against Yoruba indigenes in the zone. The National President of the hunters, Oba Nureni Ajijola ...

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Church’s Accountant To Spend 18 years In Jail For Stealing Tithe, Offering

A federal high court in  Yola, Adamawa state, has sentenced Ibrahim Aku, accountant of the Church of Brethren in Nigeria, to 18 years in prison for fraud. Nathan Musa, the judge, gave the order while ruling on a six-count charge filed against the accused, on Monday. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had accused Aku of defrauding the church ...

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EFCC Arrests 8 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday, arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. This was contained in a statement issued by the commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to newsmen on Monday in Ibadan. According to Uwujaren, the suspects, whose ages ranged between 17 and 30 years, were apprehended ...

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Army Kills 106 Bandits, Recovers 15 AK-47, Machine Guns In Zamfara

Nigeria Army said it has within the months of December last year and January this year killed no fewer than 106 unrepentant bandits, including their commanders, rescued 10 innocent kidnapped victims and recovered 600 rustled cows and 300 sheep in Zamfara state. According to a statement by the Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) acting Force Information Officer, Captain Ayobami Oni-Orisan, the ...

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Herdsmen Kill 12 In Plateau Community

rmed men suspected to be herdsmen have killed at least 12 people and injured four others at Kulben village, Kombun District in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Terna Tyopev, confirmed the attack in Jos. The state Governor, Simon Lalong, and the member Representing Plateau South, Hon. Bala Fwangje, condemned the ...

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Boko Haram Kidnaps 4 Soldiers, 2 Police Officers On Damaturu-Maiduguri Road

The world number three deadliest terrorist organization, Boko Haram, has on Friday kidnapped four armed soldiers and two police officers along Damaturu-Maiduguri road. According to Military sources, Boko Haram attacked the security officers in an ambush near Auno village on Damaturu-Maiduguri road. The insurgents who appeared in military uniforms were said to have mounted a roadblock on the highway with ...

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I Can Estimate Financial Value Of Victims From Short Distance ― Evans

Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans has said he could estimate the financial value of his victims from a short distance. Evans said this in a video played during his trial in an Ikeja High Court on Friday during the cross-examination of the Investigating Police Officer (IPO) Insp. Idowu Haruna by Mr Emmanuel Ochai, the defence counsel to Victor ...

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