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Court Arraigns Pastor For Allegedly Raping, Impregnating Daughter

A pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Emmanuel Orekoya, has been arraigned for allegedly raping and impregnating his 17- year-old daughter. The defendant was arraigned before the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Tuesday. The Lagos…

EFCC Arrests 36 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Abeokuta

OPERATIVES of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested thirty-six (36) suspected internet fraudsters in Ogun State. They were arrested on Monday, February 26, 2024, at Gbokoniyin and Yetedo areas of Abeokuta in…

Man Kills 20-Yr-Old Girlfriend In Ogun State

THE Ogun State Police Command have taken into custody a 29-year-old man named Jamiu Salihu, who is believed to be the lover of Miss Temitope Elemide, a 20-year-old university applicant, who was killed in the Odeda Local Government Area of…

Army Kills Bandits, Rescues Eight Kidnap Victims In Zamfara

TROOPS of the Nigerian Army deployed for Joint Task Force North West Operation, Hadarin Daji, have killed dozens of bandits and freed eight abducted victims in Zamfara state. This was stated in a press release signed by the Information Officer…

Dollar To Naira Exchange Rate: Two Binance Top Officials Arrested, Passports Seized

Security operatives have reportedly arrested two top officials of cryptocurrency platform, Binance who flew into Nigeria recently. It was gathered, as reported by a UK-based business news outlet, Financial Times, that the officials, whose identities are yet to be made…

Court Remands BDC Operators In Port Harcourt

A magistrate court sitting in Port Harcourt has remanded 16 Bureau De Change, BDC, operators in the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre for unlawful banking business. This decision by Magistrate Alatuwo Fubara on Wednesday follows an ex parte application submitted by…

27-year-old Man Kills Father, Removes Eye For Suspected In Umuahia

A 27-year-old man, Chinalu Ogbonna has been apprehended in Umuahia, Abia State by the police for killing his father. Chinalu, who is suspected to be engaging in ‘Yahoo Plus’, was said to have strangled his 57-year-old father, Mmaduka Ogbonna, at…

N2.17bn Money Laundering EFCC Closes Case Against Obadina, Company

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, February 26, 2024 closed its case against Olugbenga Obadina and his company,  Almond Projects Limited before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja.  Obadina and Almond Projects Limited…

 Kaduna Court Jails Internet Fraudster, Company

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna has convicted and sentenced one John Yakubu to three years imprisonment  for internet fraud.  He was jailed on Friday,  February 23, 2024 after pleading guilty to one-count charge bordering…

Kano Court Jails Two Bureau De Change Operators 

JUSTICE Mohammed Nasir  Yunusa of the Federal High Court Kano on Tuesday,  February 27 2024, convicted and sentenced two illegal bureau de change operators to one year imprisonment each for operating BDC without an appropriate licence. The convicts: Munkaila Sani…