OSUN: Wanted husband killer commits suicide

Ifeoluwa, wife of Bolu Bamidele who died after the woman set him ablaze on Tuesday in Osogbo, Osun State, for allegedly having a child out of wedlock, has died by suicide.  Ifeoluwa, whose remains have been deposited in the mortuary of the Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Hospital, Jaleyemi, Osogbo, was alleged to have consumed a poisonous substance and killed herself so as to avoid facing the legal penalty for killing her husband.  It was gathered that the woman fled to Ilesha after killing her husband on Tuesday and then…

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N109bn Scam: EFCC to Arraign Former Accountant General, Ahmed Idris, Others July 22

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Friday, July 22, 2022, arraign a former Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris before Justice A.O. Adeyemi Ajayi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja.He is to be docked alongside three others: Godfrey Olusegun Akindele, Mohammed Kudu Usman and Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange Limited on a 14 count charge of stealing and criminal breach of trust to the tune of N109, 485,572,691.9Count one of the charge reads, “That you, Ahmed Idris between February and December, 2021 at Abuja…

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Watchman jailed 6 months for stealing yam in Jos

A Jos Upper Area Court on Tuesday sentenced a 26-year-old watchman, Auwal Suleiman, to six months imprisonment for stealing some tubers of yam belonging to his employer. The presiding Judges, Ghazali Adam and Hyacenth Dolnanan, handed down the sentence after the convict pleaded guilty to theft and begged the court for leniency. They gave the convict an option of N20,000 fine. Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Monday Dabit, told the court that the case was reported the “C’ Division Police station Jos on May 5, by Sagir Garba, the complainant.…

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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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