Nigerian Police join INTERPOL, Group-IB to arrest three suspected TMT fraudsters

Nigeria Police Force alongside INTERPOL and Group-IB have arrested three Nigerians suspected of being part of a cybercrime group that has scammed tens of thousands of victims around the world. The suspects were arrested in Lagos State. The operation dubbed ‘Operation Falcon, saw INTERPOL’s Cybercrime and Financial Crime units work closely with Group-IB to identify […]

Police lost 22 personnel, 205 stations to #ENDSARS

No fewer than 22 police personnel were killed and many others injured during the #ENDSARS protests, the Force Headquarters of the Nigeria Police, Abuja has stated. Many others were inflicted with life-threatening injuries while 205 police stations and formations were burnt, Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, said on Friday. Mba, in a statement, […]

Oyetola hands over recovered items to owners

OSUN State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Thursday handed over recovered belongings looted across the state to their owners. The Special Adviser on Special Duties to the Governor, who is also the Secretary of the Ad-hoc Committee on Recovery of Stolen Items, Mr. Samson Owoyokun, said looting was done in 14 local governments. The Nation reports […]

EFCC Grills Lagos Speaker, Freezes Bank Accounts

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, yesterday appeared before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), where he was grilled over allegations of financial impropriety. The anti-graft agency has also secured an order to freeze three bank accounts belonging to Obasa.EFCC, in a matter filed at the Federal High […]

I Never Begged Salami Panel For Mercy, Says Magu

Magu is being investigated by a Presidential panel headed by retired Justice Ayo Salami. The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has said that he never admitted to the allegations against him.  Magu is being investigated by a Presidential panel headed by retired Justice Ayo Salami. Since July, the […]

N2.67bn School Feeding Funds In Private Accounts – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) disclosed yesterday that it uncovered the sum of N2.67billion payment made to some federal colleges for school feeding during COVID-19 lockdown which ended up in personal accounts. The chairman of ICPC, Prof Bolaji Owasanoye, made the disclosure in his keynote address at the Commission’s 2nd […]

30-year-old tailor allegedly rapes teenage girl in Osun

An Osogbo Magistrates‘ Court in Osun State, on Thursday, ordered the remand of a 30-year-old tailor, Abdulrasaq Sodiq, in Ilesa Correctional Center for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl. The Police Prosecutor, Insp Adeoye Kayode, earlier told the court that the defendant committed the offense on Sept. 11, at about 8:00pm, at Sabo Area, Osogbo. Kayode […]

Gunmen kill commercial motorcyclist in Osun

Two gunmen on Wednesday night killed a commercial motorcyclist identified as Kareem Jimoh, The Nation learned. A source told our correspondent one Adebayo Rilwan reported to the police that two male hoodlums accosted Rilwan at Akede Iyaloja in Osogbo around 8 pm snatched his bike, robbed him and shot him. It was gathered Jimoh was […]

Army rescue 2 kidnapped victims in Ondo

Troops of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, Akure, say they have rescued two kidnapped victims at Iboropa forest in Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State. Capt. Ayorinde Omojokun, Acting Assistance Director, Army Public Relations, made this known in a statement on Friday in Akure. Omojokun said that the troops rescued the victims […]