Thursday, October 1, 2020

Mrs Martha Ibezim Laments Increase in Rape Cases in Nigeria

President of the Mothers' Union and Women’s guild and wife of the Archbishop, Province of the Niger, Anglican Communion, Mrs Martha Ibezim has lamented the increase in cases of rape in Nigeria. Mrs Ibezim spoke at the All Saints’ Church, Ukpo, Dunukofia local government area, Anambra State while delivering an address to mark the 34th...

Romance Scam: Unilorin Undergraduate To Clear Drainage For Three Months

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has convicted and sentenced Akinsanya Ridwan, a 400-level undergraduate of the University of Ilorin to three months of community service for committing a romance scam. The service requires him to clear the drainage at Bekind filling station near the Tipper Garage at Tanke area, up to the...

EFCC Arrest Four ‘Yahoo Boys,’ Seize Laptops In Rivers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters also known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Rivers State. EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dele Oyewale, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday said that the suspects were arrested by operatives attached to the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the agency. He...

Wanted Fraudster On FBI List Sentenced To Two Years Imprisonment

An internet fraudster on the wanted list of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) of the United States Department of Justice has been sentenced to two years imprisonment. Abiona Festus was convicted and sentenced by Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja on Tuesday. He was prosecuted by the Ilorin Zonal...

Gunmen Kill Bauchi Lawmaker, Abduct Wives And One-Year-Old Daughter

A member representing Dass constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Honourable Musa Mante has been killed. The lawmaker was murdered around 2 am by gunmen in his residence at Baraza, Dass Local Government Area of the state. The gunmen also abducted his two wives and a year-old-daughter. When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in...

Ondo Govt Inaugurates Amotekun Corp

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has inaugurated the pioneer officers of Ondo State Security network Agency Amotekun Corps. Akeredolu while inaugurating the corps in Akure, the state capital expressed delight with the performance of the pioneer Amotekun Corps officers who just completed their training. He urged them to put into good use all they were taught during training...

EFCC Arrests 32 ‘Yahoo Boys,’ Seize 12 Cars In Oyo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 32 suspected internet fraudsters also known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Oyo State. EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dele Oyewale, disclosed in a statement that the suspects were arrested by operatives attached to the Ibadan Zonal Office of the agency. He explained that they were apprehended on...

JUST IN: Policewoman, daughter, four others kidnapped in Kaduna

Suspected kidnappers have abducted a policewoman, her daughter and four others at Janruwa, Patrick Yakowa way area of Kaduna metropolis. The incident, according to eye witnesses, happened in the late hours of Saturday when the bandits stormed the community and started breaking into houses in commando style. An eyewitness, Mr. Babalola Mathew, said: “It was a...

Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of Residents In Ibadan

The Oyo State Police command has arrested three suspects in connection with the recent killings in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state. Parading the suspects on Friday at the Command Headquarters in Eleyele, Ibadan, the Commissioner of Police, Joe Enwonwu, gave the names of the suspects as Sunday Sodipe, Adedokun Yinusa, and Shehu Usman. He...

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...

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