A Spanish man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after killing his mother and eating her remains. Alberto Sánchez Gómez, 28, was arrested in 2019 after police found body parts around his mother's home - some in plastic containers. The court rejected Sánchez's arguments that he was experiencing a...
Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes have offered to support the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, under the leadership of Abdulrasheed Bawa, to achieve its mandate of ridding Nigeria of corruption. The pledge to support the anti-graft agency was made today by the Ibrahim Abdullahi...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested Abayomi Kamaldeen Alaka (a.k.a Awise), leader of a deadly syndicate of juju scammers that operates from a shrine at Ashipa Town, near Abeokuta Ogun State. A press statement issued earlier today by the Commission's Head of Media and Publicity, Mr. Wilson...
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has aligned its 2019 - 2023 Strategic Plan with the National Anti-Corruption Strategy NACS. The ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, made the disclosure while briefing members of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, on the level of ICPC’s...
A young man who attempted to steal a motorcycle in the Wurukum market  area of Makurdi the Benue State capital was on Tuesday, apprehended and burnt to death. An eye witness said the owner of the motorcycle had parked it and gone into the market to buy some items when...
The Federal Government has said it is contemplating capital punishment for railway track vandals in the country. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said this on Monday at a town hall meeting on protecting Public Infrastructure on Monday in Abuja. Amaechi said rail track vandalism is a capital offense and its...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has alerted the public against a number of Facebook groups and accounts purportedly belonging to its Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, as being fake. The Commission's Head of Media and Publicity, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement today, exposed the fake Bawa Facebook accounts. They...
...Foil attempt to kidnap Catholic Bishop in Zaria Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, have arrested a total of eighty-four (84) notorious criminal suspects within the past one month.  According to a statement issued today by the Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO, CP, Frank Mba, the operation follows the ongoing...
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have resolved to strengthen their collaboration in tackling corruption in the financial sector. This was made known yesterday by the chairman of CIBN, Bayo Olugbemi, whike speaking during a courtesy visit to the EFCC’s...
...Recover cars used in attack, rifles, magazines, live ammunition Police in Imo have neutralized the killers of Ahmed Gulak and recovered several rifles and rounds of ammunition. This was disclosed in a statement by SP Bala Elkana, the Police Public Relations Officer, Imo State Police Command. According to the statement, following a...