Category: Crime

  • “NFIU Alleges Lawyers Aid Criminals in Concealing Crime Proceeds”

    “NFIU Alleges Lawyers Aid Criminals in Concealing Crime Proceeds”

    By Milcah Tanimu During a sensitization workshop organized by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Abuja, Dr. Emmanuel Shotande, the Chief Operating Officer of the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), made startling allegations against certain lawyers. He claimed that these legal practitioners were complicit in assisting criminal clients to invest and hide their illicit gains.…

  • Benin Monarch Accuses EFCC Of Aiding Crimes

    Benin Monarch Accuses EFCC Of Aiding Crimes

    From Lateef Taiwo The Benin monarch, Omo N’ Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, CFR, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of allegedly aiding crimes. Oba Ewuare II who made the allegations when he received the newly deployed Benin Zonal Director of EFCC, Mr Effa Okim in his Palace…

  • Taraba: Community accuses Bali Council Chairman of fueling crisis in Zudai

    Taraba: Community accuses Bali Council Chairman of fueling crisis in Zudai

    Uhuru Samuel Adaji Jalingo  The people of Garin Barau village in Zudai District in Bali local  government area of Taraba State have accused the Chairman of the council, Mr. Aboki Dauda of fueling conflict between the people of Garin Barau and Dik villages in Kaigama Chiefdom. Mallam Abdul Hassan, a community leader from Garin Barau…

  • Court Remands Man for Allegedly Defiling Neighbour’s Daughter

    Court Remands Man for Allegedly Defiling Neighbour’s Daughter

    By Milcah Tanimu A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court has ordered the remand of Haruna Abdullahi, 27, in a correctional facility for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 10-year-old daughter. The court session, held on Thursday, was presided over by Magistrate Ibrahim Emmanuel. Due to the court’s lack of jurisdiction, Abdullahi’s plea was not taken. Magistrate Emmanuel directed…

  • Defense Ministry Hands Over 20 Armored Personnel Carriers to Enhance Troops’ Capabilities

    Defense Ministry Hands Over 20 Armored Personnel Carriers to Enhance Troops’ Capabilities

    By Milcah Tanimu The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has recently provided a significant boost to the professional capabilities of the Nigerian Armed Forces by delivering 20 newly acquired Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) to the Defence Headquarters. In a statement issued by Ibrahim Kana, the Permanent Secretary of the MoD, it was revealed that the handover…

  • EFCC re-arraigns Kwara Businessman, One other for alleged $10,000 Fraud

    EFCC re-arraigns Kwara Businessman, One other for alleged $10,000 Fraud

    Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned an Ilorin based Businessman, Chukudubeem Ezenwa on a five-count charge bordering on cybercrime, retention of proceeds of crime and fraud to the tune of $10,000USD. Ezenwa, Managing Director of Chukudubem Apple Tech Limited, was arraigned alongside Adeleke…

  • Omazi Ibo Ubani,Ebonyi Monarch Kill byGunmen

    Omazi Ibo Ubani,Ebonyi Monarch Kill byGunmen

    By Milcah Tanimu Unnamed  community leader, said that the attack on the community occurred at about 10pm on Friday, May 3, 2024. He condemned the killing, stressing that it would be very difficult to get a traditional ruler of Ubani’s nature. The Coordinator, of Akaeze Development Centre, Chinasa Okorie, described the slain monarch as bold,…

  • Insurgency: Stop Profiling Fulani Herdsmen Men or Forget Peace in Katsina, Zamfara , Sokoto

    Insurgency: Stop Profiling Fulani Herdsmen Men or Forget Peace in Katsina, Zamfara , Sokoto

    …..Govs Are Using Insecurity To Siphoned Money…. GololoBy Lateef Taiwo An All progressive Congress ( APC), Chieftain from the North East, former Coordinator of Bola Ahmed Tinubu’/ Shetimma , presidential Campaign, Dr. Haruna Garus Gololo, has called on the on the Governors of Katsina, Zamfara and Sokoto states to stop the profiling of Fulanis.He made…

  • Man Remanded for Allegedly Defiling 8-Year-Old Girl

    Man Remanded for Allegedly Defiling 8-Year-Old Girl

    By Milcah Tanimu A 32-year-old businessman, Raphael Moses, has been remanded in a correction center by an Upper Customary Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl. The judge, Mr. Michael Bawa, did not take Moses’s plea and ordered that the case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)…

  • Yobe NSCDC Arrests 3 Suspected Vandals of Power Sub-station CableFrom

    Yobe NSCDC Arrests 3 Suspected Vandals of Power Sub-station CableFrom

    Lateef Taiwo The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Yobe State Command has confirmed the arrested of three suspected vandals and cable thieves in the state. The statement signed and issue by the Public Relations Officer, DSC Bala Garba, CDPRO, which was made available to reporters in Damaturu, Yobe State Capital. He added that…