EFCC re – arraign erstwhile Minister for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged fraud. Also arraigned alongside Mr Turaki were his former Special Assistant, Sampson Okpetu, and two firms, Samtee Essential Limited and Pasco Investment Limited. They were last arraigned on May 4 on …

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FCT SARS accuses of raping, killing daughter, writes IG

The family of a 28-year-old graduate of the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu, Ifeoma Abugu, has been thrown into mourning after she was allegedly sexually assaulted and killed by the personnel of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Federal Capital Territory Command, Abuja. It was gathered that three policemen on September 10, 2020, around 5pm, stormed the residence of Ifeoma’s fiancé, …

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Malami shied high-profile criminal cases – Sagay panel

The Prof. Itse Sagay-led Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, on Wednesday, accused the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), of having well-known proclivity for aborting high-profile criminal cases in favour of major political and governmental figures. The PACAC, in a statement signed by Sagay, and released by the Communications Unit of the committee, said this …

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Lovers arraigned for alleged N17.5m charcoal fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, re-arraigned one Alice John and her boyfriend, Fadi Alloush, before Justice Bayo Taiwo of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan, for fraud involving the sale of charcoal. The lovers were re-arraigned on three counts of conspiracy, stealing and obtaining the sum of N17.5m under false pretences. The offences were …

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Fresh protest hits Osun State over the death of Adeleke

There was a fresh protest in Osogbo, Osun State on Wednesday over the death of a youth. The protesters made bonfires along Ofetedo Junction and resisted an attempt by policemen to disrupt the protest. Sound of canisters purportedly fired by the police to disperse the protesters were heard around Ofatedo Junction and Dada Estate police station, while the youths hurled …

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