Download New Mobile App to Report Erring Policemen -IGP Begs Nigerians

…also through the app other forms of crime can be reported Any unlawful activity by Nigerian policemen can now be reported via an app, Usman Alkali Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, has revealed.Citizens are also enjoined to report emergencies, criminal activities, and professional misconducts of police officers via its ‘NPF Rescue Me’ mobile application. Baba said that the NPF Rescue Me App, which is a great improvement, redefines security and personalizes policing, enabling android and ios users to download the app from the various app stores, registering with their details…

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Cocaine Deal Case: Co-defendants plead guilty, as Kyari says I’m not guilty

Two of Abba Kyari’s co-defendants in the cocaine offences trial going on at the Federal High Court in Abuja have pleaded guilty. The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) had produced all the seven defendants, including Mr Kyari, a suspended deputy commissioner of police, before the court for arraignment on Monday. Chibuna Umeibe and Emeka Ezenwanne, who are non-police officers, stunned lawyers and the court audience when they admitted their guilt to counts 5, 6 and 7, after the court registrar read the charges. “I’m guilty my Lord,” Messrs Umeibe…

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NDLEA declares DCP Abba Kyari wanted for drug trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari wanted for illicit drug trafficking. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has declared the suspended head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, wanted for over alleged drug offences. The NDLEA said investigation has revealed that Kyari is a member of drug syndicate which operates across the globe. Full details later…

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EFCC Recovers N152Bn, $386m in 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in continuation of the review of its operational activities for 2021 has disclosed that it recovered the aggregate sum of N152, 088,698,751.64, (One Hundred and Fifty-two Billion, Eighty-eight Million, Six Hundred and Ninety-eight Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty-one Naira, Sixty-four Kobo), $386,220,202.84 ( Three Hundred and Eighty-six Million, Two Hundred and Twenty Thousand, Two Hundred and Two Dollar, Eighty-four Cent), £1, 182,519.75 ( One Million, One Hundred and Eighty-two Thousand, Five Hundred and Nineteen Pounds,  €156,246.76( One Hundred and Fifty-six Thousand, Two Hundred and Forty-six Euro),…

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Lekki Now Nigeria’s No 1 Hotbed of CyberCrime as EFCC Nab 402 Online Fraudsters

Lekki, the fast-developing upper middle class area of Lagos Metropolis, is emerging as the new hub of internet-related fraud. Data from the investigation activities of the Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the second quarter of 2021, indicates that Lekki District is the preferred location for all manner of cyber fraud syndicates. Between April and June, 2021, the Advance Fee Fraud and Cyber Crime Sections of the Command recorded a total of 402 internet-related fraud arrests. While the Advance Fee Fraud Section was responsible for…

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