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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a self-acclaimed social media influencer, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself), before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offence Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents.

EFCC urges court to deny social media influencer bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has urged an Ikeja Special Offences Court to deny popular social media influencer, Adedamola Adewale, bail.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police seize 10 AK47 rifles, ammunition from suspected gunrunners in Taraba

The Police Command in Taraba State has seized 10 AK47 rifles and ammunition from two suspected gunrunners in Lau local Government area of the state.

Hairstylist bags 20 years in prison for rape

A 28-year-old hairstylist, Tayo Bakare, was on Monday sentenced to 20 years in prison by an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for rape, luring and kidnapping.

Fake DSS personnel bags 12 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Monday sentenced one Ademola Lawal to a total of 12 years in jail for impersonating a personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) and N1.85 million fraud.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Nigerian government arraigns 10 ‘pirates’ over hijacked fishing vessel

Ten alleged pirates who hijacked a fishing vessel, named FV Hai Lu Feng II, belonging to Haina Fishing Company, were on Monday arraigned by the Federal Government.
The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday said it has arrested no fewer than eight (8) suspects who specialized in motorcycles snatching in Ibadan metropolis.

NSCDC arrests eight suspects, intercepts they motorcycles in Oyo

The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday said it has arrested no fewer than eight (8) suspects who specialized in motorcycles snatching in Ibadan metropolis.
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NDLEA files drug trafficking charge against 25-year-old man

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday, filed a one-count charge of drug trafficking, against a 25-year-old man, Joshua Benson, in a Federal High Court in Lagos.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

US woman held hostage by internet fraudster in Nigeria rescued

A US woman lured to Nigeria on a promise of marriage and held for more than a year by an internet fraudster, has been rescued, police said on Sunday.

Gunmen attack Katsina communities, abduct two girls

Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Kurfi town, Katsina State on Sunday night and abducted two girls.

Bandits kill 24, burn houses in Kaduna

At least 24 people have been killed and several others injured after gunmen attacked three communities in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
The Oniru of Iruland, Oba Gbolahan Lawal Abisogun II(left), receiving staff of office from Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on June 7.

Oniru alleges plot to cause crisis in Iruland

The Oniru of Iruland, Oba Gbolahan Lawal Abisogun II, has warned against plans by faceless individuals to cause breach of peace under the pretext of staging a protest in Iruland, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Leader of One Million Boys shot dead in Ibadan

A leader of a notorious gang, Biola Ebila, who was on the wanted list of the Oyo State Police Command, has been killed in Ibadan after a reported gun duel between him and a rival gang.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two robbery suspects killed in Yenagoa

The police anti-robbery squad in Bayelsa State has killed two suspected armed robbers in Yenagoa, the state capital.

Lagos seals 33 religious, social facilities

The Lagos State Safety Commission on Sunday said it had sealed 33 religious and social facilities for operating against the state’s established COVID-19 reopening protocols.

Court dismisses church application in N1.4 billion land suit

An Ogun State High Court in Ota has okayed a lawsuit laying claim to 13 acres out of a total of 508,996 acres of land belonging to the Registered Trustees of the World Mission Agency Inc, popularly known as Winners’ Chapel International, and its founder, Bishop David Oyedepo.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

American lady locked up in Lagos hotel for 16 months rescued

Police operatives attached to the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Ogun State Annex, have successfully rescued an American citizen who was confined in a Lagos hotel where she was held against her wish for over a year.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja have arrested three suspects; Samson Inegbenesun, 30; Blessed Junior, 32 and Muhammed Zakari, 36, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences including advance fee fraud, money laundering and romance scam. The suspects were arrested in Uromi, following investigations into suspected fraudulent online procurement and supply of COVID-19 protective mask, received through the INTERPOL NCB Wiesbaden, Germany.

Interpol Abuja arrest three cybercrime suspects, whose activities extend to Europe

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja, have arrested three suspects; Samson Inegbenesun, 30; Blessed Junior, 32 and Muhammed Zakari, 36, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences including advance fee fraud, money laundering and romance scam. The suspects were arrested in Uromi, following investigations into suspected fraudulent online procurement and supply of COVID-19 protective mask, received through the INTERPOL NCB Wiesbaden, Germany.
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Ibrahim Magu accused of turning EFCC into ‘glorified police station’

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has allegedly been accused of turning EFCC into 'glorified police station' for alleged selfish motives.

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