Crimes

Former Buhari’s aide in court over certificate forgery

Former Buhari’s aide in court over certificate forgery

Former chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) Mr. Okoi Ofem Obono-Obla has been charged to court over allegations of certificate forgery. The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) , in a two-count charge filed at the Jos Judicial Division of the High Court of Plateau…

Man bites off off policeman’s finger

Man bites off off policeman’s finger

A 29-year-old man, Samuel Jacob, was on Tuesday docked in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court for allegedly biting off the index finger of Sgt Musa Hassan. The police charged Jacob, whose address was not provided, with assault and inflicting wound. The Prosecution Counsel, ASP. Clement Okuiomose told the court that the defendant committed the offence on…

EFCC Secures Two Convictions Over Fraud

EFCC Secures Two Convictions Over Fraud

From Bola Ogunlayi, Ibadan. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, has convicted Alade Oluwasegun Kolawole and Tosin Kunle Kehinde on separate one count charge of fraudulent impersonation brought against them by the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The offence ,according to the Commission is contrary…

Man hacks into Nigerian bank’s system, steals N1.87 billion

Man hacks into Nigerian bank’s system, steals N1.87 billion

A Nigerian man identified as Salau Abdulmalik Femi has been arrested by detectives from the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for allegedly hacking into the server of a Nigerian bank to steal N1.87 billion. The suspect, police said, is the kingpin of a syndicate that specialises in hacking into the…

Ogun governor’s aide Abidemi Rufai arrested in US for wire fraud

Ogun governor’s aide Abidemi Rufai arrested in US for wire fraud

A senior special assistant to Ogun State governor has been arrested in the United State for wire fraud, the US Department of Justice said in a statement on Monday. Abidemi Rufai was arrested at the JFK Airport in New York on his way out of the US and has appeared before a court on May…

Gunmen on the rampage: 12 policemen killed in 24hrs in Akwa-Ibom, Rivers

Gunmen on the rampage: 12 policemen killed in 24hrs in Akwa-Ibom, Rivers

…Officer’s wife also murdered …Patrol vehicles burnt, rifles carted away …Wike cries: We won’t succumb to secessionist agenda …34 deaths in 14 days …Adeboye’s wife: Guns cannot help us In the last 24 hours, no fewer than 12 police men lost their lives to the ongoing attacks on security personnel and formations in the South-East…

10 killed, students abducted in southeast Nigeria

10 killed, students abducted in southeast Nigeria

Ten people including two police officers have been killed and a number of students abducted in Nigeria’s southeast, police said Friday, in a region where separatist tensions are on the rise. Dozens of security operatives have been killed during attacks by gunmen on checkpoints, police stations and prisons in the region in the past few…

Internet Fraudster Bags One Year Imprisonment, Forfeits Proceeds

Internet Fraudster Bags One Year Imprisonment, Forfeits Proceeds

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced an Internet fraudster, Ibrahim Tunde-Akinsola, to a 12-month jail term over a US$1,750 fraud. From Bola Ogunlayi, Ibadan A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced an Internet fraudster, Ibrahim Tunde-Akinsola, to a 12-month jail term over a US$1,750 fraud. Justice Patricia Ajoku who delivered…

#EndSARS: Police Need Comprehensive Reforms, Not SWAT –  NGIJ President

#EndSARS: Police Need Comprehensive Reforms, Not SWAT – NGIJ President

The President of the Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists (NGIJ), Ayoyemi Mojoyinola has faulted the establishment of the Special Weapon and Tactics Team (SWAT) unit as an immediate replacement of the Special Anti-robbery squad (SARS) which was disbanded following massive protests by Nigerian youths in reaction against the widespread brutality and injustice experienced in the…

Cyber Security: Do Your Part-#BeCyberSmart

Cyber Security: Do Your Part-#BeCyberSmart

Many Nigerians may not be aware of the significance of the month of October beyond the registered fact that it is the month of our Independence. The 1st day of the month every year is no doubt a day of celebration for most Nigerians, led by the Federal Government, to mark the independence of the…

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