EMPLOYMENT SCAM: Court Remands Offa Polytechnic Lecturer in Prison Over Employment Scam

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Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday remanded a lecturer with the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Ilyas AbdulWasiu for alleged employment scam. Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) also arraigned the lecturer for alleged offence of obtaining money under false pretence. Mustapha, who is a lecturer in the department […]

VANDALISM: NSCDC Nabs Suspected Vandal, Recovers Cables in Ogun

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ogun Command, yesterday arrested a 27-year-old suspected vandal. The suspect, Ahmed Hassan, was arrested at Ijumo-Ologboni village in Ewekoro-North Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ogun State. The State Commandant of NSCDC, Hammed Abodunrin, disclosed on Tuesday that the suspect was arrested on October 12 following a […]

MONEY LAUNDERING: Lebanese Arrested in N1.8-Billion Lagos Home Over ‘N33 Billion Money Laundering

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A Lebanese Hamza Koudeih and two other suspected accomplices of social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (a.k.a. Mompha), have been arrested in Lagos. Koudeih was arrested at the weekend after a three-hour stand-off at his N1.8 billion luxury apartment in the 33-storey Eko Atlantic Pearl Tower, Victoria Island, Lagos. Mompha, Koudeih and the others are suspected […]

FRAUD: Kaduna Councillor Arrested for ‘N11 Million Fraud

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The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a councillor representing Kakuri Hausa Ward, Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna State, Theophilus Madami, for offences bordering on alleged criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of funds to the tune of Eleven Million Eighty Thousand Naira. The suspect allegedly approached […]

INTERNET FRAUD: EFCC Recovers Charms, Fake Currencies from ‘Internet Fraudsters’

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office have recovered charms, smartphones, Laptop computers, and fake currencies from 10 suspected internet fraudsters. This was disclosed in a press statement by Wilson Uwujaren Head of Media & Publicity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The suspects: Paul Chibuzor, David Daniels, […]

FRAUD: $130,000 Fraud: ICPC arrests Athletics Federation Secretary-General, Akawu

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The Secretary-General of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Amaechi Akawu, has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), over allegations of misappropriation of $130, 000 belonging to the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF). Akawu was detained on Tuesday 22nd October 2019 following his arrest and was subsequently […]