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Police nab 33 suspects, recover ammunition in Enugu

Enugu Police Command, yesterday, paraded 33 suspected criminals, 10 assorted rifles, some cartridges, ammunition, armoured transformer cables, vandalised transformer components, four laptops and some charms, all results of one month of arrests and raids.

Police parade 33 suspected criminals

Enugu State Police Command on Wednesday paraded 33 suspected criminals, who were arrested for crimes within the past one month.

Kwara assembly moves to curb cyber crime

The Kwara State House of Assembly has condemned in strong terms, the increasing wave of internet fraud and other nefarious activities of fraudsters known as “Yahoo Yahoo boys” in Offa, Ilorin, Oro and Malete areas of the state.
Azeez Adeshina Fashola aka Naira Marley 1

Naira Marley regains freedom

Embattled singer, Azeez Fashola, (Naira Marley), who has been remanded in prison custody for over a month, has finally regained freedom.
Chijioke Ahamefula

Court jails fake online marketer for internet fraud

Justice H.J.O Oshomah of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced Chijioke Ahamefula to three months imprisonment, for aiding and abetting, internet fraud and obtaining money under false pretences in some fraudulent online marketing deals.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands pupil, others in prison custody for alleged internet fraud

Justice Garba Umar of the Federal High Court, Benin City, Edo State, on Friday ordered that Akhigbe Gabriel, a secondary school pupil, be remanded in prison custody for alleged impersonation and internet fraud.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu seeks artistes, comedians’ support against ‘Yahoo boys’

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Nigerian artistes and comedians to join the anti-graft agency in the fight against corruption, particularly internet fraud, and to lend their voices to the commission’s anti-corruption fight.
Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after muscians.

Naira Marley: Ibrahim Magu speaks on EFCC’s war against internet fraudsters

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after musicians.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.

EFCC: We’ll arraign Naira Marley, Zlatan, others very soon

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that it will arraign popular musician, Afeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, very soon.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.

Naira Marley, Zlatan remain in EFCC custody

Up-and-coming artistes, Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Temidayo Omoniyi (aka Zlatan), who were arrested on Friday morning by the Economic and Financial Crimea Commission in connection with alleged cases of internet fraud and money laundering, were still in detention on Saturday night.

Court jails former banker for online fraud

Justice Afamu Nwobodo of the Enugu State High Court on Thursday convicted and sentenced one Kenechukwu Abaroh, a former employee of one of the new generational banks, to three months imprisonment with hard labour for internet fraud.
Akeredolu Oluwafemi Temiday

Graduate docked over alleged $300 internet fraud

A graduate of Insurance from The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Akeredolu Oluwafemi Temidayo, alias Susan Henderson, was on Friday arraigned before Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan Division for an alleged involvement in internet fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests 24 suspects for internet fraud, 1 for vote buying

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ilorin has arrested 24 suspects for internet fraud and one other for vote buying in Kwara.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

N300 million duplex, two Buggati and several slick cars recovered from suspected internet fraudster

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters in separate raids carried out in Abuja.
Popular Nigerian singers, Olamide and Lil Kesh, are currently receiving a major backlash for their new song perceived to promote ritual killings and illegal means to make money.

Olamide, Lil Kesh backlashed for latest singles Lego Banz

Popular Nigerian singers, Olamide and Lil Kesh, are currently receiving a major backlash for their new song perceived to promote ritual killings and illegal means to make money.

NYSC places ban on unauthorized journeys

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Zakari Kazaure, said on Tuesday that travelling out of camp or places of primary assignment without obtaining permission remained an offence.

Suspect: I learnt in prison how to become a bigger, better criminal

A suspected armed robber, Fisayo Olatubosun, 26, a tiler, has confessed to detectives attached to the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, how he became champion of thieves and robbers.

Experts blame corruption on federal government, foreign collaborators

Scholars and legal experts have blamed the high level of corruption, money laundering, fraud and other crime in the country on the Federal Government as well as some foreign collaborators.

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