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

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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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Ex-Skye bank chairman Tunde Ayeni arrested by EFCC, to be arraigned for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested and detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank), Tunde Ayeni, for fraud, Punch reports. Ayeni was chairman of the bank before it’s license was revoked by the CBN in September this year. The former bank boss is alleged to …

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Photo: 58-year-old man arrested for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old daughter in Lagos

The Lagos state police comand have arrested a 58-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Johnson Okon, for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old daughter in the Ikorodu area of the state. Parading the suspect before newsmen, the state commissioner of police, Edgal Imohimi, said  the victim had informed her mother about her father’s action. Her mother …

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‘I only robbed Yahoo boys, not innocent people” Suspect arrested in Lagos tells police

A suspected armed robber, Sunkanmi Emmanuel aka Federal, has told the police that he and his team members only steal from internet fraudsters aka Yahoo Yahoo boys. Federal and his gang members were arrested by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Adeniji-Adele Annex, sometime last week. According to the …

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