Court jails professor three years for electoral fraud

Akwa Ibom State High Court 2, sitting in Ikot Ekpene, has found Prof. Peter Ogban guilty of an electoral offence and consequently sentenced him to three years imprisonment. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom State had taken Ogban to court on two-count of tampering with results of the northwest Senatorial District in […]

Gunmen kill 10, raze houses in Kaduna attacks

Some bandits in separate attacks raided some communities in Zango-Kataf and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State, killing at least 10 persons and injuring others. The PUNCH gathered that houses were razed and motorcycles stolen, while bags of ginger were burnt after the attacks on the people of Kurmin Gandu village in Zango-Kataf LGA. It […]

EFCC Arrests 35 Suspected Fraudsters In Lagos, Benin And Rivers

The suspects include Emanuel Duke, Fortune Stephen, Okpesa Kenneth, James Taiwo, Lamina Toyeeb, Amusa Ahmed, Lezor Ture Bright, Kehinde Adeleye, Godwin Obayuwana, Ajao Sodiq, Adebimpe Ayo, Iwuala Jesse, Joseph Duke Otega, Amusa Ridwan, Ememerurie Daniel and Gift Ogbaro. Others are Ayokunmi Adeyinka, Michael Stephen, Lateef Olatayo, Sunday Richard, Kazeem Jubril Alade, Muhammed Abubakar, David Stephen […]

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 […]