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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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Photo: EFCC arrests ex-JAMB staff for N10m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested one Kola Al-Amin, a former staff of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB over alleged forgery and obtaining money by false pretences. His arrest followed a petition alleging that sometime in November, 2010, Kola who operates under …

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43-year old Nigerian money launderer, Kazeem Akinwale convicted In UK

Following a tip from Christie’s auction house, London-based Nigerian man who British authorities described as a “go-to money launderer for fraudsters all around the world” has been convicted. Kazeem Akinwale aka Ola Gapiano, was found guilty of fraud and possessing criminal property after he tried to fool a client of …

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Photo: Four NDLEA officials killed in Ondo

Four officials of the National Drug Law Enforcementr Agency NDLEA, were killed by unknown gunmen in Ondo state over the weekend. According to reports, the gunmen stormed the NDLEA checkpoint in lfon Division in Ose Local government area of the state, and opened fire at the officers who were on a stop …

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Photo: 200-Level student bags one year, hard labour over dating Fraud

Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday, February 14, 2019, sentenced Festus Ojomola, an internet fraudster to one year imprisonment with hard labour for possessing fraudulent documents and engaging in dating scam. Ojomola was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, …

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Former Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu re-arraigned for N2billion fraud

On February 14, 2019, EFCC re-arraigned Babangida Aliyu, a former Niger State Governor, Umar Nasko and Tanko Beji, before Justice Mikailu Abdullahi of a Niger State High Court sitting in Minna. They are facing a seven-count charge of fraud to the tune of over N2 billion. One of the charges …

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Photo: EFCC arrests 8 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office have arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters following a tip-off and surveillance carried out around Irewolede, Ilorin, Kwara State. A statement from the antigraft agency says the suspects who were rounded up at about 9.35pm on February 11, 2019 …

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Nigerian nanny found guilty of murdering 8-month-old baby by force-feeding her in the US

A Nigerian nanny has been found guilty of murdering an 8-month-old baby by force-feeding her half a pint of milk in less than 30 seconds. Oluremi Adeleye, 73, was trusted with the care of 8-month-old Enita Salubi in Maryland. But the nanny was captured on a nanny cam taking the teat off a …

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