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Fayose writes EFCC again, insists he’s ready to appear before the commission on October 16th

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has written to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) again affirming his readiness to appear before the commission at its office in Abuja on October 16th 2018 at 1 pm. In the letter dated September 14th, 2018 and signed by himself, Fayose chided the EFCC for calling him out …

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‘Most wanted’ Nigerian fraudster extradited to the United Kingdom from the United States

Bayo Awonorin, a man who appeared in the National Crime Agency’s ‘most wanted fraudsters’ appeal has appeared in court after being extradited from the US.   According to BBC, Bayo Awonorin was arrested in Maryland and charged with conspiracy to defraud and conspiracy to launder money.   He was originally …

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Photos: Malaysia Police busts Love Scam syndicate, arrest 25 persons including Nigerian and Tanzanian nationals

Police in Kuala Lumpur detained 25 foreigners including Nigerians, who were part of a Love Scam syndicate in six raids conducted in the Klang Valley. Speaking during the Press conference at the Federal Police headquarters on Thursday, September 13, Datuk Ahmad Noordin Ismail, Federal Police Commercial Crimes Investigation Department deputy …

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62-year old herbalist arrested in Ogun State while allegedly trying to kill his apprentice for ritual

  Ganiyu Idowu, a 62 years old herbalist has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and attempting to kill his apprentice, Akanni, for money ritual at Oniyorin, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The suspect attempted the act alongside two of his accomplices, Balogun Edun and Mathew Odunewu, on August 30, 2018.   According to the …

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Photos: Police arrests suspects threatening to kidnap businessmen in Niger State

Operatives of the Niger State Police have arrested crimes suspects including kidnappers that sent threat letters to businessmen demanding for huge sum of money to avoid being kidnapped. A statement issued on Tuesday, September 11, by the Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Muhammad Inna, said that that one …

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25-year old employee jailed for burning the credentials of his Chinese boss who refused to increase his salary

Abubakar Hussaini, a 25-year-old store keeper, has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment by a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for burning his boss’s credentials for not increasing his salary.   Hussaini said the complainant, Jack Jiang, a Chinese, promised to increase his salary, but failed to do so.‎ Hussaini who …

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‘There’s no hiding place for defecting politicians’ – EFCC

Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of EFCC says politicians defecting from one party to another would not be shielded from prosecution by the anti-graft agency.   Speaking during a parley with editors in Lagos on Wednesday, Magu said there is no hiding place for such politicians in the fight against …

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Photo: Police arrest 3 ‘One Chance operators’ on the Third Mainland

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three one-chance operators on the Third Mainland Bridge. The robbers, John Akinyemi, 27; Paul Oliseh, 37 and Amos Williams, 12, were arrested on Monday afternoon on the Third Mainland bridge after a chase by the Rapid Response Squad patrol team …

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NDLEA raids clubs, hotels for drugs in Oyo State

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, on Monday commenced the raiding of hotels and clubs in Ibadan. The agency said that the action was to check drug trafficking and the use and sales of abusive substances.   The state Commandant, Mrs Omolade Faboyede, said this through …

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Photo: 30-year-old man arrested for defiling 13-old-girl in Ogun

The police in Ogun state have arrested a 30-year -old man identified as Adewale Olakusi for allegedly defiling a 13-year old girl (name withheld) in Ota area of Ado-Odo/Ota local government.   In a statement released by the state police command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Adewale was arrested on Saturday September 1st following a …

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