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EFCC Places Ex-Governor Yahaya Bello On INTERPOL Watch List

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EFCC Places Ex-Governor Yahaya Bello On INTERPOL Watch List

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has placed the former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello on INTERPOL’s watch list in three North African countries of Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Recall that the ex-governor had earlier been put on the watch list of Egypt, Libya, and Sudan. The anti-graft commission said the recent action followed an intelligence that the Bello may...

End Of Road For Osun Ex-Convict, Specialist In Phone Theft As NSCDC Nabs Him

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Osun State Command has disclosed that it arrested an ex-convict, Kayode Owoseni,35, a specialist in phone theft and fraud. A statement issued by its spokesperson, Kehinde Adeleke on Sunday, disclosed that the suspect was arrested alongside his colleagues, Olasunkanmi Adesina, 42 and Kehinde Bankole, 32, at different locations in Osogbo. The State Commandant,...

Suspected Ritualist Nabbed In Kwara After Attempting To Slaughter Minor

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The Kwara State Police Command has arrested a 46-year-old ritualist while attempting to slaughter a 10-year-old boy hawking pepper in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. The suspect identified as Isiaka Adeniyi was arrested on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024, at the Oke-Foma area in Ilorin West Local Government Area of the state. The incident which was confirmed by the state Police Public Relations...

Two Journalists, Wives Abducted In Kaduna Bandit Attack

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Bandits Abduct Spare Parts Dealer In Sokoto

Bandits have abducted two journalists and their family members in Kaduna State. The armed men stormed Danhonu community in Millennium city of Chikun local government area of Kaduna and raided houses of the reporters of The Nation newspaper, Alhaji AbdulGafar Alabelewe, and that of Blueprint Newspaper, AbdulRaheem Aodu, their wives and children . Alhaji Alabelewe is also the current chairman of...

Account For How You Paid 24 Million Poor Nigerians N729bn, Court Tells Buhari’s Minister

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The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered former Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disasters Management and Social Development, Sadia Umar-Farouk, to account for payments of N729bn to 24.3 million poor Nigerians for six months. The court also ordered the former minister to provide the list and details of the beneficiaries who received the payments, the number of states covered...

Tension, Heavy Security as Nigerians Protest Against EFCC in Lagos | METROWATCH

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There is heavy security presence at the head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) situated in Awolowo Road, Ikoyi area of Lagos State. The anti-graft commission had raised the alarm that some groups were planning a series of protests against the EFCC. According to The Nation, operatives of the Lagos State Anti-Crime Outfit – Rapid Response Squad (RRS)...

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Not Helicopter, Crashed in Kaduna – Air Force

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By Sumaila Ogbaje The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) popularly known as drone, crashed in Kaduna on Monday morning and not its helicopter as earlier reported. The Director, Public Relations and Information, NAF, AVM Edward Gabkwet, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja. “Contrary to reports on social media as well as on a...

US, UN Condemn ‘Horrific Attacks’ In Borno

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The United States of America and the United Nations have condemned recent suicide bomb attacks that targeted civilian populations in the Borno local government area, Gwoza, that claimed over 18 lives, leaving over 50 people injured on Saturday. The Emir of Gwoza confirmed female suicide bombers attacked a wedding and funeral on Saturday, killing over 30 people on the spot...

NDLEA Nabs 60 Suspected Drug Offenders At Abuja Party

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Sixty suspects comprising 25 males and 35 females have been arrested at a drug party in Abuja, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said on Sunday. The suspects were nabbed in the nation’s capital on Friday night following credible intelligence about the drug party organized by one Stanley Ikechukwu who was arrested at the venue. Disclosing this in a statement,...

Gov. Otti Spits Fire Over Killing Of Policemen In Abia

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Gov. Otti Spits Fire Over Killing Of Policemen In Abia

The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti has expressed sadness over the killing of two police officers at Opobo junction, Aba, on the evening of Friday, June 28, 2024, by yet-to-be-identified criminals, ABN TV reports. The Governor condemns the horrible and unprovoked attack, which came almost a month after some innocent soldiers were killed by criminals at Obikabia junction,...

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