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Photo: Nigerian national arrested with cocaine at airport in India

The India Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has nabbed a Nigerian national at the Kolkata airport after he was found in possession of cocaine worth Rs 1 crore weighing around 170 gram. According to Narcotics Control Bureau Kolkata Zonal Director, Dilip Kumar Srivastava, the Nigerian suspect identified as Kevin Edward James, arrived the …

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Photo: India Anti-Narcotics Cell busts international drug cartel, arrest two Nigerian nationals

The Anti-Narcotics Cell of Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch on Saturday, January 12, arrested two Nigerian nationals with 1.005 kilograms of high-quality cocaine worth Rs 6.3 crore in the illicit market.  An official said the men, who were nabbed by the ANC’s Bandra Unit from Amboli in Andheri West, are members of …

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Canadian citizen sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence announced in November was too lenient. “Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in the northeast province of Liaoning retried Robert Lloyd Schellenberg and handed down the death penalty,’’ the court said …

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EFCC arrests bishop over alleged Fraud , operating Ponzi scheme in Edo (photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Benin Zonal Office has arrested a Bishop and suspected fraudster, Giniko Obi, for allegedly defrauding thousands of people of various sums of money running into millions of naira, in the guise of helping them “fight poverty”. A statement released by the acting spokesperson …

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Three SS1 students remanded for drugging and gang-raping their classmate in Lagos

A Magistrate court in Lagos has ordered three Senior Secondary School 1 (SS1) students (names withheld), who allegedly gang-defiled their 15-year-old classmate be remanded in a juvenile home. The state police had dragged the teenagers, aged:  16, 16 and 14 years before the court on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, unlawful canal …

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Photo: CAC Pastor arrested for allegedly impregnating 16-year-old girl in Ondo

A pastor at the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) in Ondo state, Josiah Akinsuyi pictured above, has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC, for allegedly sexually assaulting and impregnating a 16-year-old girl in Abusoro, Ijoka area of Akure, the state capital. Parading the suspect before newsmen, the …

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N132m alleged fraud: EFCC arraigns ex-sec, Adamawa pilgrim Welfare Board, 3 Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe zonal office, today arraigned Lucious Mayo, Elisie Yaduwa, Elisha Yahaya and Rhoda Samson before Justice Nathan Musa of an Adamawa State High Court, on a nine-count charge bordering on “conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretence, diversion, inflation of contract price, forgery and refusal …

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Man who forged Okonjo Iweala’s signature bags 4-years in jail

Raymond Azuka, who was prosecuted by EFCC for forging a reference letter purportedly signed by former minister of finance, Okonjo-Iweala, in order to gain employment at the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting, NSPM as Security Assistant 1A, has been sentenced to four years in prison.   Justice M.B. Idris of …

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Romance Scam: Banker arrested for defrauding a Chinese national to the tune of £79,000

A banker and Account Officer with Access Bank, Ojo Adefemi Adedoyin, who allegedly connived with one Favour Oriafoh, 30, to defraud a Hong Kong national, Xu Yue of £79,000 (Seventy Nine Thousand Pounds) has been arrested by EFCC.   They were arrested by operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of …

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Woman arrested for killing her neighbor’s 2-year-old son just to punish his dad

Chineye Ndubiife has been arrested for murdering Wisdom, the 2-year-old son of her neighbor, Promise Samuel, in Lagos. The incident happened, on Wednesday, December, 12, 2018, at 70 Lawani Street, Alakoto, Olodi Apapa.   The suspect who is cooling off in the cell at Tolu Police station, revealed how she …

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