The Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one, Iredia Endurance, for alleged fraud. A statement by the anti-graft Commission on Tuesday says Endurance, who claimed to be 19-years old was recently arrested sequel to a petition by one Chrstine Brown, a British citizen,...
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has neutralized an employment racketeering syndicate and arrested the prime suspect. A statement by the Commission yesterday, revealed that the suspect, who specializes in defrauding unsuspecting job seekers through offers of non-existing employment, was arrested via a sting operation, while...
A former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Gusau, has been found guilty of a five count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and forgery, and sentenced to a 35-year jail term. Professor Magaji Garba, was sentenced on Thursday, December 1, 2022, by Justice Maryam Hassan Aliyu of...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned two persons for conspiracy, and obtaining the sum of N2.8m under false pretense. Ijeboi Dennis and Obade Monday Christian were arraigned by the anti-graft Commission on Thursday, November 17, 2022, before Justice Abubakar Baba Shani of the Federal Capital Territory High...
A soldier of the 25 Task Force Brigade in Borno, is said to have shot and killed a female humanitarian aid worker while on a rampaged shooting spree. Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Headquarters Theatre Command, OPERATION HADIN KAI, Maj. Samson Nantip Zhakom, who disclosed this in a statement Thursday,...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that its recent arrest of some Bureau De Change (BDC) operators across the country especially in Lagos and Abuja was incidental to its overall efforts in sanitizing the foreign exchange sector. The Commission’s Director of Operations, Abdulkarim Chukkol stated this on...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, and former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State, Olasupo Shasore, on 14-count charges bordering on money laundering to the tune of N159,700,000.00 and $60,000. Shasore was arraigned on Friday, November 4, 2022, alongside his...
The Kano State Police Command has arrested one Ado Ibrahim and three others for allegedly kidnapping and killing a five-year-old boy, before demanding for a ransom of N20million. The State Command's spokesperson, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. TheFact Daily learns from Kiyawa that the arrest...
Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have neutralized a syndicate specialized in the manufacture of locally made guns and other arms. The State Police Command's spokesman, DSP Bright Edafe disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, 02 November, 2022. TheFact Daily reports that the Commissioner of Police in the State,...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a Kogi House of Assembly candidate with wads of cash suspected to be proceeds of a bank fraud operation. According to a statement Tuesday, by the Commission's spokesperson, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, the Kogi State lawmaker, Ismaila Yusuf Atumeyi was arrested on...