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BREAKING: EFCC To Arraign CBN Ex-Governor Emefiele In Lagos Monday

The Economic and Finnacial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will arraign embattled former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele at the Ikeja State High Court in Lagos for alleged abuse of office over allocation of billions of United States dollars. Emefiele,…

CCT suspends Kano anti-corruption agency boss

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) suspended the Chairman, Kano State Anti-corruption and Public Complaints Commission Muhuyi Magaji, on Thursday. Mr Magaji’s suspension from office was contained in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES by the spokesperson for the Code…

Bobrisky fails to meet EFCC bail conditions, remains in custody

Popular cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye aka Bobrisky, has failed to meet the bail conditions granted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). It was reported that the Lagos State Command of the EFCC on Wednesday, detained Bobrisky over the abuse of naira, spraying of naira notes and…

Farmer arraigned for alleged possession of pistol

Abubakar Muhammadu, a 38-year-old farmer, was brought before the Iyaganku Magistrate Court in Ibadan on Wednesday on charges of allegedly possessing a locally made pistol along with a live cartridge. The police accused Muhammadu of unlawfully possessing the live cartridge….

How I killed my childhood friend, stole his bike, dumped body in a pit —Suspect

…Says he has been stealing bikes since 2021…They battered victims head with stone, wood — CP In Akure, a 39-year-old fruit trader named Babalola Dolapo has confessed to the murder of his childhood friend, Evangelist Opeyemi Oyelakin. Dolapo disclosed to…

Police arrest man for stealing 23 cows in Gombe

On Thursday, the Gombe State Police Command showcased a suspect apprehended for the theft of 23 cows from Golombi village, located in the Shongom Local Government Area of the state. Adamu Maikudi, a 23-year-old resident of Mai Rana village in…

Chinese to die by hanging for killing Nigerian girlfriend

A Chinese national, Frank Geng-Quangrong has been sentenced to death by a Kano State High Court for murdering his girlfriend, Ummulkhulsum Buhari. Quangrong was accused of killing Buhari because they had a disagreement. The Chinese charged with culpable homicide told…

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Two To Die By Hanging For Kidnapping In Taraba

Chief Judge of Taraba, Justice Joel Agya, yesterday sentenced Yusufa Adamu and Adamu Abdullahi to death by hanging for kidnapping Balkisu Kambe and Maryam Musa in Gashaka local government area of the state. Agya, who delivered the judgement at the…

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How Buhari, ex-SGF’s signatures forged to move $6.2m from CBN

A forensic document examiner seconded to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Bamaiyi Haruna on Thursday said the analysis conducted on the documents used to release $6.2m from the Central Bank of Nigeria in February 2023 showed that they were…

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EFCC Arrests 2 Chinese Citizens for Illegal Mining in Kwara

Another two Chinese nationals have reportedly been arrested by operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) over offences bordering on illegal mining activities. The suspects were arrested on Sunday at mining sites located…