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Hushpuppi planned to swindle English premiership club of $124m

But for his arrest in Dubai on June 10, 2020, suspected Nigerian fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abbas a.k.a. Hushpuppi would by now have gone far in his plan to swindle an English premiership club of £100 million (approximately $124 million), according to US prosecutors. Abbas made his initial court appearance yesterday in Chicago, USA, and he...

J Alexander Kueng, one the four ex-Minneapolis Police officers charged in George Floyd’s killing set to plead not guilty to all charges

One of the four ex-Minneapolis Police officers charged in George Floyd's killing will plead not guilty to all charges. J Alexander Kueng, 26, who is charged along with Derek Chauvin, 44, Tou Thao, 34, and Thomas Lane, 37, made his intentions known in a court filing obtained by DailyMail.com. The papers filed by attorney Thomas Plunkett...

EFCC Arraigns BDC Operators for Laundering $1.6m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned Bureau De Change (BDC) operators for allegedly laundering $1.6million, said to be proceeds of smuggling. The defendants – Chris Ogbonna, and Sulaiman Jibbo – were arraigned alongside two firms – Kur and Sule Nigeria Enterprises; and Sunchrist Trans Nigeria Limited – on five counts before Justice...

Why I set up fake check point, by dismissed Police Sergeant

The Niger state police command has arrested a 45-year-old dismissed policeman, Usman Yohanna for setting up an illegal checkpoint and extorting money from people in Gurara local government area. Yohanna was arrested when police detectives led by the DPO of Gawu Babangida Division discovered an illegal checkpoint along Boyi-Sarkin Daku road which was alleged to...

Renewed crusade against rape … Surmounting the obstacles

There has been a spike in the incidences of rape in the country lately. Within a period of 152 days, precisely from January 1 to May 31, 2020, Nigeria recorded 717 rape cases. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who made the disclosure recently while briefing journalists on the menace, said 799 suspects were...

Police arrest 17 for destroying Ijaw leader’s tomb

A total of 17 persons have been arrested at Bolowou community in Ese odo local government area of Ondo State for allegedly destroying the mausoleum containing the tomb of the late King of Zion II His Eminence Dr. I.O Jemine who died in 2014. Perimeter fencing of the multi million naira mausoleum was destroyed and...

Amnesty International Accuses SARS of 82 Extra-judicial Executions in 3 Years

Amnesty International (AI) yesterday accused Nigerian Police of conducting 82 extra-judicial killings in three years and failure to prosecute members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) over its involvement in torture of crime suspects. The group said that the SARS had continued to use torture and other forms of ill-treatment to execute, punish, and extract...

Man in court for allegedly having sex with pig

A 22- year-old man, Ayokunbi Olaniyi, on Tuesday appeared in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly having sex with a pig. The police charged Olaniyi, who resides in Eleti – Odo area, Iwo Road, Ibadan , with one count of unnatural offence. The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Opeyemi Olagunju, told the court that on April 2,...

Immigration arrests two Indians

Two Indians intercepted by the Lagos Airport Command of the Nigeria Immigration service would be made to face the full wrath of the law, the Nigeria Immigration Service said on Sunday. According to its spokesman, Sunday James, the Service intercepted them at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja for illegally entering Nigeria without proper documentation. James...

20-year old man nabbed for raping neighbour’s 6-year old daughter

A 20-year old man, Chikwado Anijiofor has been arrested for allegedly raping his neighbour’s daughter in Ogbudike Okpoko in Anambra state. The Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed disclosed this in a statement, saying the suspect had confessed to the crime. He said the Commissioner of Police, John Abang has directed the case be transferred to the State...

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