Category: Crime

EFCC – $217bn taken out of Nigeria illegally in 38 years

Nigeria has recorded illicit financial outflows of $217.7bn in 38 years, specifically between 1970 and 2008, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, said in Abuja...

Three feared dead as APC begins campaign in Lagos

Three persons were feared killed while others sustained injuries as the All Progressives Congress (APC) began its gubernatorial campaign in Lagos yesterday.Trouble...

Abule-Egba fire: Four suspected vandals arrested

Four suspected pipeline vandals alleged to have sparked up the fire that razed at least 100 houses , 100 shops and 50 cars in Abule-Egba and Agege areas of Lagos State,...

Police arrest member of an armed robbery gang that terrorise motorists on the Long Bridge

The Ogun State Police Command has said it is closing in on the three fleeing members of an armed robbery gang that terrorised motorists on the Long Bridge on the...

No Lives Lost In Abule Egba Pipeline Explosion

Charred remains of vehicles, shops and houses littered the scene  yesterday, as fire swept through Abule Egba to abattoir in Agege, Lagos. The fire followed the...

Gunmen kill ex-Chief of Defence Staff Alex Badeh

Former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.), has been killed. It was gathered that the retired military officer was killed on the Abuja-Keffi...

OAU sex-for-mark jailed six years

Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State, yesterday sentenced former senior lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife Prof. Richard Akindele to six...

EFCC SECURES 172 CONVICTIONS IN 10 MONTHS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has recorded 172 convictions from January till date. This was revealed by The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial...

ALLEGED N30.8BN FRAUD: FAYOSE PLEADS NOT GUILTY, REMANDED IN EFCC CUSTODY

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, today, appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos, where he pleaded not guilty to the allegation that he...

Seven petrols stations seals for under dispensing of products

The Department of Weights and Measures, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has sealed seven petrol stations in Warri and Asaba in Delta, for...