FG declares Kogi ex-Gov., Yahaya Bello, wanted

The Federal Government on Thursday put the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, on its watchlist to prevent him from escaping from the country. The Nigerian Immigration Service, in a circular dated April 18, 2024 and signed by Assistant Comptroller of Immigration DS Umar, for the Comptroller-General, Kemi Nandap, alerted the police and the Department of State Services to effect the former governor’s arrest. This came hours after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission declared Bello wanted in connection to an alleged case of money laundering to the…

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Cubana Chief Priest pleads not guilty to Naira abuse, gets N10m bail

Businessman and socialite, Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, on Wednesday, pleaded not guilty to tampering and abusing the naira during his trial at the Federal High Court, Lagos. Cubana Chief Priest was arraigned before Justice Kehinde Ogundare of the Federal High Court in Lagos on three counts bordering on abuse of naira by allegedly spraying and tampering with the nation’s currency at a social event, contrary to the provisions of the Central Bank Act of 2007. He was alleged to have sprayed the naira on February 13,…

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More troubles for ex-Gov. Yahaya Bello as FG condemns Gov. Ododo’s rescue mission, EFCC issues wanted notice

Trouble seems not to have abated for ex-Kogi State governir, Yahaya Bello as the federal government in strong terms condemned his rescue effort by the Kogi State governor, Usman Ododo even as the Economic and Financial Crimes Comission has declared him wanted, threatening to enlist the military to effect his arrest. The EFCC declared the former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, wanted for offences relating to economic and financial crimes. This was according to a notice posted on the commission’s official Facebook page on Thursday. “Former Kogi State Governor,…

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Kogi Gov., Ododo smuggles embattled godfather from EFCC siege

Usman Ododo, the governor of Kogi state’s visit to the Abuja home of his predecessor and political godfather saved the day for the embattled ex-Gov. Yahaya Bello ad he was reportedly smuggled out of EFCC siege by his godson. Gunshots were heard in the premises while the former governor was being smuggled out of the premises by his successor and kinsman. An EFCC official could be overheard speaking with someone suspected to be his superior on the phone, stating that Bello was inside Ododo’s car, which departed. Operatives of the…

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Humanitarian Ministry Probe: EFCC recovers another $445,000, N3bn

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC said on Sunday it has freshly recovered $445,000 and N3bn in the ongoing probe of the scandal in the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs. The EFCC spokesman, Dele Oyewale, disclosed that the $445,000 and N3bn were recovered between March and April in addition to N30bn earlier recovered before March, which the EFCC Chairman, Olu Olukoyede, referenced in an interview. Oyewale said, “The interview with the commission’s chairman, which was recently released, was done mid-March, and as at that time, the N30bn was what had been…

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Sharp Practices at Betta Edu’s Ministry: We are probing Bank CEOs, officials -EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it has quizzed the Managing Directors of some banks and suspended some officials in the ongoing probe into alleged financial misappropriation in the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. The EFCC said the investigation has revealed that the banks’ MDs and officials were involved in several sharp practices. The position of the EFCC followed reactions that have greeted the probe of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. As a precursor to the commencement of investigation, the Minister…

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Mummy of Lagos, Bobrisky jailed 6-months for Naira mutilation

Idris Olarewaju Okuneye, self-styled ‘mummy of Lagos’ and also known as Bobrisky has been sentenced to six months in jail with no option of a fine by Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Lagos. The judgement was handed down on Friday, April 12. The controversial cross-dresser pleaded guilty to the charge of naira abuse. Justice Awogboro, in her sentence, said the judgment will serve as a deterrent to others who are fond of abusing and mutilating the naira. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday,…

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I am a man, Bobrisky affirms sex status in court

Controversial crossdresser and internet celebrity, Idris Okuneye aka Bobrisky has confirmed his gender during his trial on charges of naira abuse in court on Friday. Recall the crossdresser was handed a six-month jail sentence by Abimbola Awogboro, a judge of the federal high court in Lagos. The self-styled ‘Mummy of Lagos’ has ignited controversy over his gender status. Known for dressing as a woman, Bobrisky claims to have undergone different surgeries to change his gender. At some point, the social media influencer even said he was ready to bear a child.…

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Kano Govt drags Ganduje, family to court over alleged fraud, bribery

The Kano government has filed an eight-count charge against Abdullahi Ganduje, former governor of the state, for allegedly collecting $200,000 from a contractor. In a charge sheet seen by TheCable and filed before the Kano high court, the state government said the offence contravened Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Commission Commission Law 2008. The defendants in the case are Ganduje, Hafsat Umar, Abubakar Bawuro, Umar Abdullahi Umar, Jibrilla Muhammad, Lamash Properties Limited, Safari Textiles Limited, and Lesaga General Enterprises The state government also accused Ganduje of collecting $210,000 kickback from…

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Reps summon KFC over alleged discrimination against physically challenged

The House of Representatives Committee on Disabilities has invited the management of a popular food outlet, Kentucky Fried Chicken, over the alleged ill-treatment of Mr Adebola Daniel, son of former Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Daniel and a person living with a disability. The committee’s chairman, Bashiru Ayinla, disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing House of Representatives correspondents at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja. Ayinla, a member of the All Progressives Congress representing Oshodi/Isolo-1 Federal Constituency, Lagos State, said the committee would ensure that those found to have breached the Disability…

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Alleged Fraud: EFCC arraigns Binance chief in court, adjourns tax evasion case to April, 19

Tigran Gambaryan, Binance’s head of financial crime compliance, has arrived the federal high court in Abuja for arraignment over allegations of money laundering. On February 28, Gambaryan and Nadeem Anjarwalla, Binance’s regional manager for Africa, were detained by the Nigerian authorities. Although Anjarwalla has escaped from the custody of the office of the national security adviser (ONSA), both executives, alongside Binance, are expected to be charged in court by the federal government for tax evasion and money laundering on Thursday. In the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/115/2024, Binance was accused of failing…

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Photo of Bobrisky after EFCC’s arrested him for naira mutilation

Idris Okuneye, aka Bobrisky, a popular cross dresser has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly spraying Naira notes. The Commission, in a statement via X on Thursday, said it invited the 31-year-old following a video report of spraying and flaunting wads of new Naira notes at the premiere of a movie, Ajakaju, produced by Eniola Ajao, a Nollywood actress and producer, at Film One Circle Mall, Lekki, Lagos on March 24, 2024. According to EFCC, investigations also…

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How late Alao Akala’s ADC commited suicide

A Deputy Commissioner of Police attached to the Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (FCIID), Gbolahan Olugbemi has allegedly committed suicide in Ogbomoso, Oyo State. The body of the DCP, who had served as an aide to former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala was reportedly discovered in his apartment with noose round his neck hanging. Though, full investigation is yet to be carried out to ascertain the cause of his death, a source said that it looks like a suicide. The deceased DCP Gbolahan Olugbemi was said to have come home for…

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Police arrest 8 suspects over murder of 6 Police officers in Delta

ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Force Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Police Force said the police have arrested eight suspects in connection with the murder of its officers on a fact-finding mission in the Ughelli area of Delta. Speaking in Abuja on Saturday, Adejobi said the officers on a fact-finding mission, were on Feb. 23, ambushed while others on a rescue mission were also ambushed, resulting in the death of six police officers. He said the arrest followed intensive investigative efforts of police operatives. According to him, five suspects were…

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Gunmen storm Oriyanrin, abduct 2 Cele worshippers

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly attacked a Celestial Church in Oriyanrin, a suburb of Orimerunmu in Ogun State, abducting two worshippers identified as Oladapo Seyifunmi and Oluboboye Abiola. The incident occurred at the church located near Oriyanrin village, on the outskirt of Orimerunmu, near Mowe, in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State on Thursday. According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Omolola Odutola in a statement on Friday, the perpetrators fled through a thick forest behind the church. The statement reads “Suspected kidnapping:…

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Military planned to secretly eliminate abducted Lagos editor -Colleagues

Colleagues of the abducted Editor of FirstNews, Mr Segun Olatunji, on Thursday, revealed how the journalist was abducted in his Lagos home, whisked away, and allegedly tortured by the military over a story on the Defence Chief. Olatunji, a former Kaduna State correspondent of The PUNCH, was abducted by men in military uniform from his home in the Iyana Odo, Abule Egba area of Lagos State. Military authorities, on Thursday, yielded to pressure and released Olatunji, who was abducted from his home on Friday, March 15, 2024. He was released…

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Detention: Binance executive, manager sue NSA, EFCC

The detained Binance executive, Tigran Gambaryan, has sued the National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadu, and the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the alleged violation of his fundamental rights. Gambaryan, in the originating motion dated and filed March 18 by his lawyer, Olujoke Aliyu, sought five reliefs before the presiding judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo, at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Also, Nadeem Anjarwalla, the Binance’s Africa regional manager who escaped from custody on March 22, filed a separate right enforcement suit before Justice Ekwo. Gambaryan and Anjarwalla, in…

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Defence Headquaters declare Prof., 7 others wanted over soldiers’ assasination

Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters has declared no fewer than eight persons wanted over the killing of 17 soldiers in Okuama community in Delta State. The DHQ declared in a post on its X (formerly Twitter) account on Thursday, March 28, 2024. Sharing the pictures of the wanted suspects, it wrote: “ATTENTION!!! The following persons are hereby declared wanted.” The soldiers while on a peace mission to the community were surrounded and killed by some irate youths in the area. Tinubu bestows national honours on fallen soldiers, approves houses, scholarships for families…

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DHQ to post images of wanted persons at embassies, strategic places

The Defence Headquarters has said it will place the banner containing the names and pictures of the people it just declared wanted in strategic locations across the country. The DHQ had earlier declared wanted no fewer than 97 persons, including terrorists and insurgents, among others, for allegedly being behind violent crimes in the country. Among those declared wanted is the Finland-based Simon Ekpa, who is the factional leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and also the self-acclaimed Prime Minister of the Biafra Republic Government in Exile. The IPOB factional…

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How we rescued 137 Kaduna school children in Zamfara -DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, on Sunday, said troops rescued the abducted pupils and teachers of LEA School Kuriga in the Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna within Zamfara State. On March 7, 2024, about 287 pupils and teachers of the school were abducted by suspected terrorists who took them into the forest. Their abductors subsequently requested a ransom of N1bn for their release, setting a deadline of March 27, 2024, for the payment. But the Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj Gen. Edward Buba, in a statement, stated that the victims were…

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How FIRS topshot diverted public funds to Surestart private school – Witness

A prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ijeoma Maltida, has revealed how the Head of the Stakeholders Unit, Federal Inland Revenue Services, Emmanuella-Eteta Ita, siphoned and diverted large sums of money meant for stakeholders’ assignments to the account of her private school, Surestart School Limited. The spokesperson for the EFCC, Dele Oyewale, revealed the development of the court proceeding in a statement on Monday. Oyewale said, “A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of the Head of Stakeholders Unit of the Federal Inland Revenue Services, Emmanuella Eteta…

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Emefiele awarded Nmulti-million contracts to frunish, decorate official residence to wife -Witness

Michael Agboro, a witness presented by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting at Maitama, Abuja, in the former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele’s ongoing alleged money laundering trial has told the court that Emefiele awarded multimillion naira contracts to his own wife’s company. Agboro, told the court that Emefiele awarded contracts worth hundreds of millions of naira to Architekon Nigeria Limited, a company where his wife, Margaret Omoyile, is listed as a director. Agboro, who is an investigator…

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Havarde College reacts as student allegedly commits suicide over school’s failure to secure accreditation

Harvarde College of Science, Business and Management Studies, Ogun State is in the news for bad reasons as a 300-level student of the institution reportedly took her life after the school allegedly failed to meet the accreditation requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. The management of the private tertiary institution has however refuted the reports that one of its students, simply identified as Ajoke, committed suicide after the school failed to meet the accreditation requirements. It was gathered that the deceased student had on Monday evening, consumed…

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Fresh EduGate: How Beta instructed AGF to warehouse N66Billion days before 2023 financial year ended

“From 2020 to date, the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has in its budget line the National Social Investment Office which runs the National Social Investment Programme saddled with the responsibilities of ensuring social Investment towards enhancing the livelihood of the people which is in line with the renew hope agenda of the present administration.

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See photos of 3 ladies killed for money ritual by Ogun notorious cultists

The Ogun State Police Command has released pictures of three women who fell victim to the recently apprehended serial killer, Adebayo Olamide Azeez. Adebayo, along with two accomplices, was arrested and presented by the police two days ago following the disappearance of Sulaimon Adijat. The investigation revealed that the suspects targeted females through the “Mychat” hook-up platform on social media, leading to the confession that they lured and killed seven victims between September 2023 and January 11, 2024. Adebayo disclosed the chilling details of collaborating with Moses Abidemi Awuraji and…

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How I lure women from dating site, kill them for ritual -Suspect opens up

One Adebayo Olamide Azeez, a suspected ritual killer, has revealed how he lured seven women through a dating app, “MyChat,” and killed them for ritual purposes. The 32-year-old suspect disclosed this on Thursday during a parade held at the Officers Mess, Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta. He informed that he was a member of a ritualist gang that specialized in killing women and selling their body parts for different purposes. Members of the gang, including Moses Abidemi Awuraji, Oluwo Samuel Monday, Peter Oluwalolese, Jamiu Yusuf, Akinwunmi Ifatosin, Sherifff Agbai, and Osojieahen Alioneitouria, had…

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How Police killed notorious Rivers cultist, 2Baba -Tunji Disu

The end of the road for a notorious cult leader, Gift Okpara, a.k.a ‘2Baba’ who was killed in a joint security operation on Monday in Embrass community, Ahaoda West Local Government Area of Rivers State was confirmed on Friday as the police retrieved his decomposing body. The wanted Iceland cult leader, whose corpse was displayed at the headquarters of the Nigeria Police, on Friday was the prime suspect in the murder of a former Divisional Police Officer of Ahoada Division, Bako Angbashim, in Odiemudie community, Ahoada East on September 8,…

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Account of court proceedings as Kwara ex-Gov. Ahmed is docked for N10bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the immediate past governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, for N10 billion fraud. Ahmed allegedly spent an aggregate sum of N1,610,730,500 to charter private jets for local travels. The former governor was on Friday, February 23, 2024 brought before Justice Evelyn Anyadike of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin. Ahmed was arraigned on a 12-count charge bordering on alleged mismanagement of public funds to the tune of N10 billion. Count one of the charges reads: “That you, ABDULFATAH AHMED (while…

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Aide laments alleged secret trial as EFCC docks Kwara ex-Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed for N10bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned former governor of Kwara State Abdulfatah Ahmed at Federal High Court Ilorin. However, journalists were barred from covering the arraignment of the former governor as they were denied entry into the court. Speaking with journalists outside the court premises, Wahab Oba, Chief Press Secretary to Ahmed, lamented what he described as secret trial of the former governor, saying the trial is a political persecution. “The former governor Dr. Ahmed is supposed to be arraigned by the EFCC so we are here…

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PDP protest as Kwara ex-Gov. Abdulfatah spends 2nd day in EFCC custody

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State on Wednesday converged at the Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to protest against the continued detention of a former governor of the state, Abdulfatah Ahmed, by the agency. The protesters, who displayed placards with various messages to express their frustration and anger over the development, said the former governor has been detained for more than 48 hours without being charged in court. Some of the messages on the placards read: “Ahmed was very transparent; EFCC is…

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Emefiele, others forged ex-Pres. Buhari’s signature to steal $6.2m -Ex-SSG alleges

The immediate-past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, said on Tuesday that $6.2m was released from the Central Bank of Nigeria in February 2023 using a forged document. The money, he said, was released for foreign observers ahead of the 2023 general elections. Mustapha stated this when he appeared as the fourth prosecution witness in the ongoing fraud trial of the immediate-past CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, before the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, Abuja. The EFCC arraigned Emefiele on amended 20 counts bordering on forgery,…

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Ekiti Monarchs Murder: IDC defends Olowolafe, says he is a man of unquestionable integrity

Members of Igbaraodo Development Council (IDC) in Ekiti State have warned those associating High Chief Oyebanji Olowofela with the current spate of kidnapping in the state to desist from the action, saying that he is a man of good track records and impeccable characters. IDC said in a statement signed by its Secretary, Ayo Adekoya-Benson and made available to the media, that Banji Olowofela is a qualified civil engineer of many decades. Olowofela is said to be “a 1969 graduate of the prestigious University of Lagos, a foremost legislator, the…

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Ladi Adebutu, Baba Ijebu’s son charged for money laundering

The Federal Government on Tuesday arraigned Oladipupo Adebutu, son of billionaire betting magnate, Kessington Adebutu, popularly known as Baba Ijebu, before an Ogun State High Court sitting in Abeokuta, the State capital, on seven count charges, bordering on money laundering and other offences, with case number AB/10c/2023 (FRN Vs Adebutu &Ors. Adebutu the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ogun State candidate for the gubernatorial election held on March 18, 2023, was accused of criminal inducement during the poll by security agents alongside other members of his party. He was alleged to…

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Late Koro monarch’s wife, maid rescued as Police arrest 13 suspects

Olori Iyabo Aremu, wife of the slain Olukoro of Koro in Ekiti Local Government of Kwara State, late Oba Olusegun Aremu-Cole and her adopted maid identified as Feranmi, who were abducted after the murder of the monarch by some gunmen last Thursday have regained their freedom. The release of the monarch’s wife was confirmed in a statement issued by the state Police Public Relations Officer , Ejire-Adeyemi Adetoun, on Tuesday. The statement also said that 13 suspects were arrested by the police in the course of the rescue operation. The…

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How Police arrested Olowolafe, the mastermind of Ekiti, Kwara monarchs’ assasination

The leader of kidnap syndicate terrorising Ekiti, Kogi and Kwara states, one Pa Olowofela, has been arrested. His arrest came after the apprehension of one Baboga Alhaji, one of the suspected kidnappers responsible for the killing of the two Ekiti traditional rulers recently. Olowofela, an octogenarian, is based in Igbara Odo, Ekiti State with a chain of business enterprise cutting across the state, including a sawmill in Irele, the axis where the nefarious activities of the abductors is most pronounced.. He was arrested by a combine team of security apparatus…

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Police parade suspected killer of Ekiti monarchs

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested one suspect linked to the killing of two traditional rulers in Ekiti State last Monday. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Dare Ogundare, said that the suspect, Babusa Lede, had confessed to involvement in the killing of the two monarchs, adding that efforts were on to apprehend others involved. The traditional rulers, the Elesun of Esun Ekiti, Oba David Babatunde Ogunsakin and the Olumojo of Imojo-Ekiti, Oba Samuel Olusola, were killed by the gunmen; while the Alara of Ara (Ikole), Oba Sunday Fatoba, escaped…

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EFCC pressured me to implicate ex-finance minister, governors – Ex-AGF, Idris

Ahmed Idris, a former Accountant General of the Federation, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of deceiving him to admit to the allegations against him. Idris alongside others is standing trial for 14 charges concerning criminal breach of trust and stealing to the tune of N109.5bn from the federation account. The ex-AGF alleged that the EFCC told him they wanted to use him to get the Minister of Finance and some governors. Idris was arraigned alongside Godfrey Akindele and Mohammed Usman, and a firm — Gezawa Commodity Market…

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Ex-AGF, Idris didn’t make statement under duress -EFCC

The Federal High Court has admitted new evidence against former Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, in his ongoing trial for alleged N109 billion fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) disclosed this in a statement, stating that Idris, the first defendant in a 14-count charge bordering on gratification, abuse of office and money laundering to the tune of over N109 billion, claimed that EFCC obtained his statement under duress, necessitating a trial-within-trial to determine the veracity of his claim. Idris is standing trial alongside three others: his company,…

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Lagos CP tackles DPO who released armed robbery suspects after collecting N2m bribe

The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Police Command CP Adegoke Fayoade has querried the Divisional Police Officers DPO Epe Divisional Headquarters, CSP Godwin Okoruwa for accepting the sum of N2m cheque from an Epe paramount ruler(names withheld) to release four arrested suspected armed robbers. Sources said the suspects were arrested by police detectives attached to Epe Division while on Stop and Search duty with locally made guns cut to size and cartridges and were being grilled when the paramount ruler called the DPO that the boys arrested were not armed…

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EFCC boss, Olukoyede unveils sponsors of terrorism

Ola Olukoyede, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that the anti-graft agency uncovered how a religious sect is laundering money for terrorists in Nigeria. Olukoyede made the revelation on Wednesday at the Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja during a one-day dialogue on “Youth, Religion, and the Fight against Corruption.” He also said that another religious body was found to be protecting a money launderer after some money suspected to have been laundered was traced to the organisation’s bank account. The anti-graft boss noted that religious organisations,…

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Why Ogun banker faked own kidnap -Ogun Police

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed that one Olumide Openaike, a staff member of a Microfinance Bank, Kemta Oloko, reported to have been missing and found in Mokwa, Niger State staged his abduction over N1.7m debt. The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Omolola Odutola, confirmed this to our correspondent on Tuesday. The wife of the banker, Temitope, had told journalists how her husband, Olumide went missing on January 17 on his way to work. Temitope had, however, on Thursday told our correspondent that “I am happy…

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Tinubu mourns slain Ekiti monarchs, orders immediate rescue of pupils

The President, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has condemned the killing of two traditional rulers in Ekiti State, the Onimojo of Imojo-Ekiti, Olatunde Olusola, and the Elesun of Esun-Ekiti, David Ogunsola. The traditional rulers were attacked while returning from a security meeting in Irele-Ekiti in a vehicle being driven by one of their counterparts, the Alara of Ara in Ikole Ekiti, Adebayo Fatoba, when gunmen struck at a community in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Monday. Two of the monarchs were killed in the ambush, while Fatoba fled…

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Mr. Ibu’s son, daughter arrested, arraigned for N55m theft

The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said it had arrested a son and adopted daughter of Mr. John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, for allegedly stealing the ailing actor’s N50m being proceeds of donations to cater to the thespian’s ailing health. The Force, through its Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Alagbon, in Ikoyi, Lagos State, said the duo of Onyeabuchi Okafor and Jasmine Okekeagwu, allegedly conspired to commit the crime. The family of the ailing thespian revealed in October 2023 that the actor had undergone five surgeries, seeking…

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Trouble in Ekiti as suspected herdsmen kill traditional rulers

Palpable fear gripped Ekiti State as gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, on Monday, killed two traditional rulers in the State. According to Oodua News, the incident happened between Oke-Ako and Ipao-Ekiti in Ajoni Local Government Area of the state. The duo – Onimojo of Imojo Ekiti in Oye Local Government Area and Elesun of Esun Ekiti in Ajoni, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, were attacked by the gunmen while returning from a meeting. Sources, according to Oodua News, disclosed that another monarch, Alara of Ara in Ikole LG,…

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Lagos Bishop gets life imprisonment for serial rape

Oluwafeyiropo Daniels, yhe Bishop of I Reign Christian Ministry, Lagos, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his 23-year-old assistant (name withheld). Justice Rahman Oshodi of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court also on Friday, January 26, sentenced Bishop Daniels to three years in prison for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old member of the church (count three of the four-count charge). The judge held that the cleric should spend the rest of his life at the Kirikiri custodial facility, Lagos. Oshodi held that prosecution established the ingredients of…

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