Naira Marley: We are not chasing musicians —EFCC boss, Magu Mr. Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Wednesday, said that the Commission ws not going after musicians. He made this statement while speaking on the prosecution of musician, Afeez Fashola, a.k.a Naira Marley, for charges bordering on internet fraud at an interactieve session with artistes, comedians and...... read more
Naira Marley arraigned, remanded in prison custody The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos Zonal office, on Monday arraigned a Nigerian artiste, Azeez Adeshina Fashola (aka Naira Marley) before Justice Nicholas I. Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on an 11-count charge bordering on cybercrime. The defendant was arrested on May 10, 2019,...... read more
UK police jails 3 Nigerians over conspiracy to supply firearms and drugs Three Nigerians have been sentenced to a combined 40 years in UK jail over charges of conspiracy to supply firearms and drugs. The trio, Kennedy Udo, 29, Michael Mgbedike, 22, and Emmanuel Okubote, 27,  were convicted by Woolwich Crown Court. According to Metropolitan Police, Udo of Avery Hill Road, Eltham, SE9 was sentenced to eight years...... read more
Teen commits suicide after Instagram poll A Malaysian teenager who posted an Instagram poll asking if she should live or die took her life after a majority of respondents said yes, sparking calls for an investigation. The unidentified 16-year-old from Kuching in Sarawak died after posting the poll on Monday on the Facebook-owned picture sharing platform. Police...... read more
I raped my neighbour’s daughter only three times - suspect A 40-year-old labourer, Sani Ibrahim, was on Tuesday, remanded in the Katsina Prison for allegedly raping his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter. Ibrahim, who will be in prison custody till June 26, 2019, is facing a rape charge under Section 283 of the Penal Code. The police told the court that the victim’s...... read more
Lady Who Invited and Arranged the Armed Robbery of Her Male Facebook Friend Arrested   The Anambra state police command have arrested Ogochukwu Onourah ‘f’ aged 27 years of Ilongodo, Ogidi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State, for luring her male friend on facebook, Emerole Ikechukwu, from Imo state to Ogidi and arranged for him to be robbed. According to a statement from the...... read more
Bandits attacks school in Zamfara, kidnap teachers,students Suspected bandits have reportedly attacked a school in Zamfara state, kidnapping some teachers and students in the process. BBC Hausa is reports that the bandits struck at the Government Girls Secondary School, Moriki, in Zurü local government area, on Wednesday night, and opened fire immediately. They were said to have killed one...... read more
9 Nigerians arrested in US for $3.5m fraud Nine Nigerians have been arrested in the United States of America for defrauding businesses and individuals of more than $3.5million. This was made known by Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York,  and James C. Spero, Homeland Security Investigations (HIS) Special Agent-in-Charge of the Tampa, Florida,...... read more
My stepmother is behind my stealing habit - Suspect A 25-year old man, Sheriff Lawal, who has served prison terms on four different occasions, on Thursday stunned an audience in the Osun Magistrates’ Court, Osogbo, when he said a spiritualist told him that he was under a spell. Lawal, who was standing trial for stealing a binding machine, was arrested...... read more
Pastor sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for fraud A pastor with a Pentecostal church, Fisayo Nehemiah, has been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, after he was convicted of fraud. Nehemiah was sentenced by the Chief Magistrate R. Davies-led court on Friday. It was learnt that the convict obtained iron rods valued at N1,400,385...... read more
Armed robbers invade Police station as officers watch UEFA match Thieves broke into a Kenyan police station on Tuesday night as all officers on duty abandoned their post to watch a UEFA Champions League match at a nearby trading center. Kenya Standard newspaper reported that the incident happened at Kobujoi Police Station, Nandi County. The thieves made away with three rifles and...... read more
Banker remanded in prison over N36m debt Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High Court has remanded a Sterling Bank Plc worker, Olanrewaju Yusuf, in prison custody for cheating to the tune of N36m and issuing of dud cheques. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arraigned Yusuf, who is the Chief Executive Officer, Viclibo Ventures, on five...... read more
23-year-old student arraigned for forging local govt certificate A 23-year-old student, Olamide Olakunlade, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly forging a Lagos State certificate of origin. The defendant, whose residential address was given as No. 16 Oyedele Street, Liasu Road, Ikotun, Lagos, is facing two counts of conspiracy and forgery. It was gathered that the...... read more
Father and son arrested for impregnating wife’s 13-year-old niece The duo of a father and son arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling and impregnating a 13-year old girl (name withheld) at Egbeda area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, have been remanded in Prison. The suspects are Kabiru Oke, 44 and Faruq Oke, 19. They were arrested at...... read more
Another Nigerian caught in Saudi Arabia with 1,138g of cocaine —Abike Dabiri-Erewa Another Nigerian has been arrested at Jeddah Airport, in Saudi Arabia, for allegedly smuggling about 1,138g of cocaine, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa said on Friday. Dabiri-Erewa in an interview with newsmen in Abuja expressed disappointment that this was coming shortly after a Nigerian lady...... read more
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