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Forensic expert testifies in N500 million fraud case against Badagry prince

A forensic expert, Raphael Onwuzuligbo, on Monday, told a Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos, that one Semasa James, a prince in Badagry, forged the signatures of the administrators of his late father’s estate.
Musa Kimo

Police nab fake ACP, secure 18 convictions in Akwa Ibom

The Police in Akwa Ibom said it apprehended one Kingsley Udoyen who had been parading himself as an Assistant Commissioner of Police, on January 2.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lagos lawyer files suit challenging seizure of call-to-bar certificate by police

A Lagos-based Lawyer, Mr Anthony Makolo, on Monday, asked a Federal High Court Lagos, to enforce his fundamental rights against the Police, over unlawful detention and seizure of his Call to Bar Certificate.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Olamide George seeks Muhammadu Buhari, National Assembly intervention in Ondo Assembly crisis

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olamide George, on Sunday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly (NASS) to intervene in the crisis currently rocking the state assembly.

Two estate agents remanded in prison for giving false information to police

For giving false information against their business colleagues at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos, two estate agents, Lukman Kadiri, 55 and Anthony Folarin, 54, have been remanded in prison custody, by an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos.

Police: How we busted cyber fraud cartel

The Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) in Alagbon, Ikoyi, yesterday, said forensic experts aided detectives in the clampdown on a transnational cyber fraud syndicate that specialised in cloning documents and fleecing corporate bodies and high networth individuals of millions of United States (US) dollars.

TCN lays underground cables to power Eko Atlantic

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has disclosed that it is embarking on a swot up that would assist it in laying underground cables to connect Eko Atlantic with a view to supplying electricity to the modern city.

Police arrest school principal over Senator Adeleke’s certificate

The Principal was arrested on the premises of the school at about 12.45pm on Wednesday over discrepancies in the certificates submitted by Adeleke to the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris

Police deploy new strategy against financial fraud

The police have concluded plans to deploy forensic inputs and intelligence skills to combat fraud and other financial crimes.

Police read riot act to SFU detectives over graft, others

Newly promoted Commissioner of Police (CP), Dan Nkem Okoro, at the weekend warned officers at the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Ikoyi against corruption, saying anyone caught in the act will be shown the way out of the police force.

Businessman sent to prison for duping partner $70,000

A 51-year old businessman, Chidiebere Onuoha, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrates Court for allegedly obtaining $70,000 (N26,200,000) from his business partner, Austin Chukwudi with a promise to change the money to Naira equivalent for him, but instead converted the dolllars to his personal use.

Businesswoman arraigned over alleged N122 million fraud

Men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, FCIID, Alagbon, Lagos, have arraigned a businesswoman, Mrs. Monalisa Okoye, before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, on a 10-count charge bordering on N122 million fraud, stealing and issuance of dud cheques.

Eko DisCo restores power supply to Ikoyi, environs

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it has restored power supply to customers affected by the burnt 66MVA transformer at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Injection Sub-station at Alagbon, Ikoyi in Lagos.

Power supply: TCN inaugurates 100MVA transformer

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), on Monday inaugurated 100 MVA transformer at Alimosho substation, Lagos to boost electricity supply to residents within Ikeja Disco.

SON sets up monitoring unit on sub-standard products

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has inaugurated a Surveillance Investigation and Monitoring (SIM) Unit to reduce the influx of substandard goods into the country by at least 30 per cent before the end of 2018.

Eko Electric explains power outage in Lagos Island, Ikoyi, Victoria Island

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Monday said the current outage in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and some areas in Lagos Island was caused by the breakdown of some facilities at the Alagbon Transmission injection sub-station.

Lagos govt embarks on mass empowerment of women to end human trafficking

The Lagos State Government says it has embarked on mass empowerment of women to assist in the elimination of human trafficking in the state.

Expert lauds federal govt on electricity transmission network

Mr Sunday Makinde, an expert in the power sector, on Wednesday lauded Federal Government’s effort at improving electricity transmission network across the country.

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