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EFCC declares Ex-NIA boss, Ayodele Oke and his wife wanted

EFCC has declared a former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke and his wife, Folasade, wanted after they failed to answer for fraud charges filed against them. Justice Chukwujeku Aneke of a Federal High Court Lagos, had on February 7, 2019 issued an arrest warrant …

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Photo: Police arrest two Lekki notorious robbers, recover loot

Two members of a robbery gang notorious for terrorising residents of Lekki area of Lagos State have met their Waterloo shortly after robbing two residents. The suspects, Adebayo Ayomide, and Isaac David were arrested by a team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer, Maroko Police Station, CSP Isah …

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Four ‘Yahoo boys’ jailed for Internet fraud in Ibadan

The Ibadan zonal office of EFCC on Thursday, March 7, 2019 secured the conviction of Adegbola Kazeem Aina (a.k.a Marry Linson), Babarinde Jacob (a.k.a Rhonda Luna), Sokoya Oluwaseyi and Mufutau Yusuf Akorede. They were each  convicted of one-court charge bordering on impersonation and sending of pornographic and indecent pictures. The trio of …

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Notorious fraudster ‘Spirit’ nabbed in Katsina state while trying to collect money from victim

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a member of a notorious syndicate of fraudsters that specialises in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.  Spokesperson or the Command, SP Isah Gambo, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, said that the suspect identified as Auwal Musa, 35, of Bachirawa …

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Breaking: Court orders the arrest of Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom State

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted a bench warrant for the arrest of the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom State, Uwemedimo Nwoko, the Commissioner of Finance, Nsikan Nkan, the Accountant General, Mfon Udomah and a Cashier of the State Government, Margaret Ukpe.   Justice Rilwan Aikawa granted the bench warrant at …

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EFCC arraigns three internet Fraudsters in Ibadan

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, March 1, 2019 arraigned Bamidele Adegboyega (a.k.a Romona Clifford); Paul Damilola Olowoparija (a.k.a  Kathleen Sandra Samuel and Olaleye Isreal (a.k.a Sandra Samuel Precious). They were arraigned before Hon. Justice P. I. Ajoko of the Federal High Court …

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Photo: Nigerian man jailed for pretending to be a white woman to defraud a white man

Justice Watilat Ibrahim of the Federal High Court 2, sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital has convicted and sentenced one Agboola Taiwo (a.k.a Mary Caesar) to four months imprisonment for  an offense bordering on impersonation, and contrary to Section 22(3) (b) and punishable under Section 22(4) of the Cyber …

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Manager bags six years jail term for N16m fraud (Photo)

Justice Ibrahim Wakil Jauro of the Yobe State High Court, sitting in Damaturu, on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 sentenced Mohammed Baba Isah, a manager in Damaturu-based MBC Synergy Limited to six years imprisonment. Isah faced a three-count charge preferred against him by the Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and …

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Photo: Police arrest notorious kidnapper who threatened a renowed Katsina businessman to pay N2 million or get kidnapped

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a notorious kidnapper who had threatened a renowed businessman to pay him N2 million or get kidnapped. Spokesperson for the command, Isah Gambo, who confirmed the arrest on Tuesday, said that on February 12, at about 5 pm, the Command arrested notorious member …

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Photo: Notorious trans-border Indian Hemp trafficker arrested in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a notorious trans border Indian Hemp trafficker. Spokesperson for the command, Isah Gambo, who confirmed the arrest on Wednesday,  said that on Sunday, February 17,  based on a tip off, Police patrol team at Fago Checking Point, Sandamu LGA of the state, arrested …

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