Kwara herbalist stings South Korean posing as Baru, Adesina

A 31-year-old man in Ilorin, Kwara state, who claimed to be an Islamic scholar and herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka has stung a South Korean, impersonating...

Police arrest 93 kidnap suspects

In a coordinated aggressive counter attacks against kidnappers, the police’s operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder have arrested 93 kidnap suspects. They were arrested from...

SEC warns Nigerians against trending ponzi scheme

By Lucy Ogalue The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned Nigerians against fraudsters currently running an online investment scheme tagged “Loom Money Nigeria’’. Acting Director-General...

Suspected internet scammers set attack dog on EFCC operatives

Detectives from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office got a dose of ‘corruption fighting back’ when suspected internet criminals unleashed...

Bandits abduct 3-month-old baby, kill 2 in Zamfara

By Abubakar Ahmed Security forces are now trailing yet to be identified gunmen who invaded Kanoma village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara and...

SON docks 3 over alleged fabrication of inferior cylinders

By Peter Okolie The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Monday docked three persons at the Federal High Court sitting in Awka, over alleged fabrication...

Police arrest 9 suspected Abuja-Kaduna road kidnappers

By Joseph Edeh The police on Monday said they had arrested nine suspected kidnappers in Kaduna State, Force Spokesman, Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police,...

Rapper, Yung6ix attacked by hoodlums at Alpha beach in Lagos, earlobe...

Popular Nigerian rapper, Yung6ix was on Sunday evening, attacked by some hoodlums in Lagos. According to reports, the incident took place along the Alpha Beach Road in...

5 security operations ongoing to deal with bandits, kidnappers: FG

There are at least five  security operations, counter and preemptive being undertaken by  the Nigerian  police, the army and the air force to deal...

Benue youths kill notorious criminal “One Man Squad”

By Emmanuel Antswen Youths in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue, have reportedly killed a notorious criminal known as “One Man Squad” who before his...

How Odukoya FirstNation Airways boss used forged papers for bank loan

By Moji Eniola/Ikeja A prosecution witness, Mr Patrick Ogo, on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that Kayode Odukoya, Managing Director, FirstNation Airways, secured...

EFCC quizzes Naira Marley, others over alleged internet fraud

By Naomi Sharang Afeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, a Nigerian musician and four others, are being quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)...

Man beats wife to death over sex, faces jail sentence

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday remanded 31-year-old Godspower Johnson accused of beating his wife to death during a...

Court remands herdsman for murdering 2 brothers

By Afusat Agunbiade-Oladipo An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Friday  ordered that a herdsman Muhammadu Usman who allegedly killed two brothers be remanded in prison pending...

Man lands in trouble for illegally flying helicopter

Authorities in U.S. have arrested a Massachusetts man for making more than 50 unlicensed flights with a helicopter he kept in his backyard. Antonio Santonastaso,...

Police exhume four corpses from septic tank in Lagos

By Mateen Badru The Lagos State Police Command says its men have exhumed four bodies dumped in a septic tank in Ikorodu for autopsy. The Command’s...

EFCC arrests Kwara lawmaker over alleged N4m fraud

Mujidat Oyewole The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Office, says it has arrested a member of the Kwara House of Assembly (name...

N1.7bn alleged fraud: EFCC stalls trial of First Nation MD

By Moji Eniola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the trial at Ikeja Special Offences Court of Mr Kayode Odukoya, Managing...

New fraud in town, DSS warns heads of govt agencies, appointment...

The Department of State Services (DSS) has alerted heads of government agencies of a  new pattern of fraud to which they may fall prey,...

EFCC raid: Niger Delta fraudsters go underground to avoid arrest

Internet fraudsters (Yahoo Boys) in the Niger Delta have gone underground, following last weekend raid on their colleagues by security operatives in Calabar and...
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