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‘Kidnap Kingpin’ Wadume Arrested By Abba Kyari Receives Rousing After Release From Prison

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A large crowd welcomed “kidnap kingpin”, Hamisu Bala, better known as Wadume, to his hometown in Ibbi Taraba State, on Sunday. Wadume, who was arrested by men of the Intelligence Response Team of Inspector-General of Police, in 2019 led by Abba Kyari was released from Kuje Prison in Abuja, on Friday, according to sources. Prison sources said he had concluded his...

Another Tragedy: Colonel, Six Soldiers Feared Dead In Borno Boko Haram Ambush

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A Lieutenant Colonel and six soldiers have lost their lives in an ambush along Biu-Buni Yadi road, Borno state. The soldiers died exactly a week after the military personnel who were murdered while on a peace mission in Delta State were laid to rest at National Military Cemetery in Abuja. Boko Haram insurgent ambushed the soldiers at Kamuya, a village close...

Ex-Defence Minister, Kwankwaso Says Military Can End Insecurity If…

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Confusion As NNPP Faction Voids Kwankwaso’s Suspension, Expels BoT Chairman, Others

Sen. Musa Kwankwaso, a former Minister of Defence, says the military can end the current security challenge facing the country, given the necessary motivation. Kwankwaso, also the National Leader of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) stated this when he spoke with newsmen shortly after the NNPP National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja. He said that although it was the responsibility of...

Troops Rescue Kidnap Victims In Nasarawa

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Troops of the Nigerian Army intercepted and prevented a kidnapping incident along the busy Nasarawa-Kefi Road on Thursday. The suspected kidnappers had attacked the victim and abducted him. However, following distress calls from residents of the area, the troops embarked on a rescue operation along the route. A statement by the Nigerian Army on Friday on its X handle said the troops...

EFCC Grills Cross Dresser Bobrisky For Naira Abuse

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Bobrisky’s Offence Should Attract Community Service Not 6 Months Jail – Adeyanju

Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have commenced investigation of Idris Okuneye, a.k.a Bobrisky, for allegedly spraying Naira notes. The EFCC had invited the 31-year-old following a video report of spraying and flaunting wads of new Naira notes at the premiere of a movie, Ajakaju, produced by Eniola Ajao, a Nollywood actress...

Court Adjourns Trial Of Binance, Executives

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EFCC Operatives Produce Binance Executive In Court

A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the tax evasion case against Binance Holdings Limited and its executives. The Federal Government dragged the crypto firm and its two top officials, Tigran Gambaryan and the fleeing Nadeem Anjarwalla to court on allegations bordering on tax evasion. Binance was charged in the lawsuit filed under case number FHC/ABJ/CR/115/2024 of failing to register...

EFCC Operatives Produce Binance Executive In Court

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EFCC Operatives Produce Binance Executive In Court

An official of Binance Holdings Limited, Tigran Gambaryan, is in court over allegations of tax evasion. He and fleeing Nadeem Anjarwalla are expected to be arraigned today at the Federal High Court in Abuja. In the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/115/2024, Binance was accused of failing to register with the Federal Inland Revenue Service to pay all relevant taxes administered by the service. The...

Popular Crossdresser, Bobrisky Arrested

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Popular Crossdresser, Bobrisky Arrested

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested popular social crossdresser, Idris Okuneye, also known as Bobrisky. Sources at the EFCC who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to speak to the press confirmed the development to our correspondent on Thursday. Though details of the arrest remained sketchy as of the time this story...

Gunmen Hit Delta, Abduct Several Students

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87 Feared Kidnapped In Fresh Kaduna Attack

Gunmen have abducted an unspecified number of students travelling along the East-West road in Ughelli, Delta State. The driver of the vehicle escaped unhurt. According to the spokesman of the Delta State Police Command Edafe Bright, the occupants of the vehicle may have been students who were returning from their school in Calabar Cross River State on Friday night before...

FG Can Still Negotiate With Bandits, Give Them A Promising Future

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A former Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has urged the Federal Government to explore non-kinetic approach in dealing with the menacing phenomenon of banditry in Nigeria. Shittu, an ex-minister in the cabinet of ex-President Muhammadu Buhari, stated this on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme on Tuesday. “If I am in position, it is not too late to use non-kinetic neasures in...

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