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Police arrest unrepentant thief for robbing a lady just 5 days after his release from prison

October 16, 2018 Crime 0

Rapid Response Squad RRS of the Lagos State Police command has arrested an unrepentant thief and his accomplice for robbing a lady of her handbag and phone in Lagos. According to the RRS, the suspect in a sleeveless shirt, Tunde Okunola who was arrested with his accomplice Segun Adigun had just been released from …

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FG to arraign Senator Adeleke, four others over alleged exam malpractice on October 31st

Senator Ademola Adeleke who contested for the Osun State governoship election last month will be arraigned at a Federal High Court Abuja on October 31, 2018, for alleged examination malpractice.   He, along with four others, will face a four-count charge for impersonation and registering as students of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, …

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Graphic: Suspected kidnapper burnt to death in Cross Rivers state

A suspected kidnapper was burnt to death by a mob in Ekori, Cross Rivers state on Wednesday, October 10th. According to reports, the suspected kidnapper, believed to be in his 20s, was apprehended with a pupil he had kidnapped earler. He was beaten up and then set ablaze after tyres and …

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Staff steals 52 computers only 3 weeks after being employed

A 31-year-old salesman has been arrested after he allegedly connived with robbers to break into his employer’s shop in Ogun state and cart away valuables. Michael Daniel was arrested following a complaint by Ms Titilayo Ero of Dorf Royal Events Centre, Asero, Abeokuta, police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi said. He …

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ICPC uncovers unremitted N9.8 billion government funds in Aso Savings and Loans PLC

In 2005, the Federal Government set up a committee, the Ad-hoc Committee on the Sale of Federal Government Houses, to sell some of its properties in the Federal Capital Territory.   The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) received a petition on the work of the committee …

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EFCC vows to arrest Innoson motors boss, Innocent Chukwuma as court strikes out fraud case against him

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has vowed to ensure that the Chairman, Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma is arrested to face fraud charges in court. The Commission gave the assurance today, after Justice Olusola Williams of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, struck out the …

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Photo: Woman ‘steals her boss’ five-month-old baby in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have arrested a 22-year-old married woman, Sulyiat Badmus, for stealing her boss, Shukurat Opeoluwadu’s five-month-old baby in the Odoguyan area of Ikorodu in the state on September 27th. Parading the suspect before newsmen in the state command’s headquarters today, the commissioner of police, Edgal Imohimi, …

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Photo: EFCC arraigns man for $149, 950 oil fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, today Tuesday, October 9th, arraigned one Barnabas Johnson Akojie alongside his companies, Hanston Oil & Gas Limited and Bahanston Oil & Gas Limited, before Justice Olusola Williams of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on an eight-count charge bordering on …

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Nigerian woman commits suicide over closure of her shop in Ghana

A Nigerian woman, Stella Ogonna Okpaleke, has committed suicide after her shop was locked up by the authorities of the market where she sold her goods in Ghana.   Recall that last month the shops of some Nigerians were locked up by Ghanaian authorities over their inability to meet strict trading …

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EFCC arraigns serial fraudster for defrauding army general N180m

EFCC, on October 8, 2018 arraigned one Mohammed Sanni Zubair, before Justice Ijeoma L. Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on a 4-count charge of fraud.   Zubair, a suspected serial fraudster, was alleged to be a member of a syndicate, who specialized in defrauding people. …

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