Friday, 15 November, 2019

Category: Crime

crime stories

The High Court of Akwa Ibom State sitting in Uyo, the capital, has remanded one Hon. Uduak Godwin Etim alias King Pele, representing Ward 6 in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Legislative Council, in prison for an alleged kidnapping, attempted murder, Read more…

By Akin Kuponiyi When the trial of Babalele son in-law of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar resumed Wednesday, the EFCC witness, Bashir Mohammed, recapped how he delivered the sum of $140,000 directly to someone at the Obasanjo library in Ogun Read more…

A Nigerian woman pleaded guilty today to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, as well as to her role in a separate bank fraud scheme, and to making false statements relating to fraudulent claims submitted Read more…

The Kano Zonal Office of the EFCC on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 arraigned the duo of Kasim Jibo and Bashir Mua’zu before Justice N.I Afolabi of the Federal High Court, Gombe, Gombe State on a two-count charge, bordering on obtaining Read more…

Two muslim students of the Lagos State University (LASU) on Monday narrated before an Ikeja Special Offences Court how they were robbed and raped at gunpoint by a fellow student, Afeez Ogunbowale. The students, who were both wearing niqabs (Islamic Read more…

The EFCC,  Port Harcourt Zonal Office,  on Monday  November 4,  2019 arraigned the trio of  Charity Nneoma Ukonu, Udeachara Uche and Idika Kalu before Justice E.N Anyadike of the Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia,  Abia State on 11-count charges Read more…

The EFCC, Lagos office, has arrested a couple, Rowly Isioro a former Assistant General Manager with one of the first generation banks (Name withheld) and his wife Ovuomarhoni Naomi Isioro, a business woman, for their alleged involvement in Business Email Read more…

The recently-launched collaboration between the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to root out corruption in the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) has begun to yield fruits as two persons involved Read more…

Eleven suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. They were arrested in a private home in Ozuoba, on a day that the EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu declared Read more…

Two businessmen, Kehinde Sokefun, 45, and David Adeshina, 20, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N4.8 million in the guise of securing a Canadian visa. The defendants, whose addresses were not provided, are standing Read more…