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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Prisons inspector, five others nabbed for ATM, SIM swap fraud

Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested six fraudsters who specialize in defrauding innocent Nigerians by using bank details obtained through sim swaps and Automated Teller Machines (ATM).
A suspected robber arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he broke into a Night Club in Igbobi area of Lagos State to raise money for a member of his gang in order to perfect his bail condition from Kirikiri prison.

RRS arrests night club robber, two others

A suspected robber arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he broke into a Night Club in Igbobi area of Lagos State to raise money for a member of his gang in order to perfect his bail condition from Kirikiri prison.

Police officers rob businessman of N200,000

They were shouting ‘don’t move, don’t move, come out.’ I thought they were armed robbers because they did not look like policemen.” That was the impression Osaretin Erins had when he and his friend, Raymond, were ambushed at a suya joint in Abule Egba, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway around 10pm on Thursday.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Man jailed for using expired ATM card to buy drinks, fried meat in Edo

A 51-year old man, Ikidi Innocent, is to spend three months in jail for using expired Union Bank ATM card to buy drinks and fried meat.

Insecurity, fraud clog financial inclusion stride

As fiscal and monetary authorities collaborate to ensure that Nigerians keep up the 63.6 per cent financial inclusion stride with the aim of attaining the set target of 20 per cent exclusion rate by 2020, the frightening series of bank robberies and frauds in the system may have put a lid on the agenda.

Nigerian national arrested in Tokyo over ‘inheritance scam’

Tokyo Metropolitan Police has arrested a male Nigerian over the alleged swindle of a Japanese in Setagaya Ward earlier this year.

Police arrest five ‘kidnappers’ informants’

The Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has said it arrested five suspected informants to kidnappers terrorising communities in Abaji Area Council and environs.
ISIL fighters killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group has claimed through its news agency AMAQ.

Soldiers kill six bandits in Kaduna

The troops of “Operation Thunder Strike” and “Operation Harbin Kunama III” have killed five suspected bandits and arrested four others during two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops kill five, arrest four bandits in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army have neutralized five bandits and arrested four others in two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
NSCDC

Job seeker loses N1.3 million to ‘scammers’ in Borno

Two suspected fraudsters have been arrested by the Borno Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly defrauding a job seeker of N1.3 million in Maiduguri.

NAMA splits Lagos airspace control centre

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has successfully split the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors to improve the quality of air traffic services in the country.

Notorious kidnapper arrested in Aba

It was a huge breakthrough for security agencies in Abia state as they have reportedly nabbed a notorious kidnapper that has been terrorizing Aba and other neighbouring states.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT residents relive scary experiences with hoodlums in uncompleted buildings

Residents of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have hailed the plans by government authorities to review the allocations of uncompleted buildings in the city in order to check activities of hoodlums.
Nigeria Police

Two ATM robbers nabbed in Ogun

Two suspected armed robbers, who specialised in robbing unsuspecting members of the public at locations of Automated Teller Machines (ATM), have been arrested by the police in Ogun State. In a statement by the spokesperson...
NIMASA

Ambassador, NIMASA facilitate release of Nigerian crew in Equatorial Guinea

The Zonal Coordinator of Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) Kaycee Ekekezie has revealed why Customs suspended over 300 licenses belonging to clearing agents and Customs brokers.

NIBBS: NIP records increase volume of transactions over cheques in Q1

The Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), says the NIBSS-Interbank Payments (NIP) recorded an increase in the volume of transactions in the first quarter of 2019 over transactions made through cheques.
Facebook

Report: Facebook’s new cryptocurrency may launch this month

Facebook will announce a new cryptocurrency this month, according to a report by The Information. Facebook employees who work on the project, called Libra, can choose to be paid in the cryptocurrency token instead of hard cash, the report says. Previous reports have suggested that a global launch would happen next year.

Bank customers decry poor ATM services during Sallah

Bank customers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday decried poor network and insufficient funds in most Automated Teller Machines (ATMs).

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Accident bureau releases report on incidents involving Air Peace aircrafts

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
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AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

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Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.