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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, is interrogating one Eze Mavus Ugochukwu, a student of Computer Science, Bauchi State Polytechnic, who defrauds unsuspecting members of the public by posing as a Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army.

EFCC detains fake army officer over scams

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, is interrogating one Eze Mavus Ugochukwu, a student of Computer Science, Bauchi State Polytechnic, who defrauds unsuspecting members of the public by posing as a Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army.

Motorcyclist in court over alleged breach of trust, misappropriation

A 22-year-old man, Musa Ahmed, on Monday, appeared before a Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja, over alleged breach of trust and criminal misappropriation.

Major banks moved vast sums of illicit money – investigation

Massive sums of allegedly dirty money have flowed for years through some of the world’s largest banking institutions, said an international journalism investigation published Sunday, which denounced shortcomings in sector regulations.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man arrested for ‘killing’ student for ritual

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the incident, adding that efforts were being intensified to arrest three other fleeing suspects.

Housewife beats stepson to death in Kano

A 29-year-old housewife, Jamila Abubakar, has been arrested by operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), for allegedly beating to death her seven-year-old step son, Muhammad Bashir.

Three-man gang kidnaps, rapes job seeker in Anambra

A three-member gang has reportedly abducted and eventually raped a 24 -year old girl at Awkuzu in Oyi local government area of Anambra State after promising her a job.
France has arrested and indicted a former guard of deposed Central African Republic president Francois Bozize for “complicity in crimes against humanity”, anti-terrorist prosecutors said on Saturday.

France indicts Central Africa war crimes suspect

France has arrested and indicted a former guard of deposed Central African Republic president Francois Bozize for “complicity in crimes against humanity”, anti-terrorist prosecutors said on Saturday.
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Landlord sets tenant ablaze over nonpayment of rent in Calabar

A landlord on Wednesday doused the room of one of his tenants with petrol and set it on fire, burning her to death over nonpayment of eleven thousand naira rent.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Edo election: Police deploys 34 squadron commanders

The head of security in Edo State governorship election for Saturday, Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), Leye Oyebade, has deployed 34 Squadron Commanders to monitor the election.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police warns Zamfara APC against intervening in security issues

The Zamfara Police Command has warned the leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state to avoid intervening in security issues.

Deloitte fined £15 million over auditing failures at autonomy

Accountancy giant Deloitte failed to properly audit the accounts of software giant Autonomy ahead of its 11 billion-dollar sale to Hewlett Packard almost a decade ago, the accounting regulator has found.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar gestures in front Marseille’s Spanish defender Alvaro Gonzelez (R) during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Marseille (OM) at the Parc de Princes stadium in Paris on September 13, 2020. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Neymar banned two matches as league opens racism probe

Neymar received a two-match ban Wednesday for his red card against Marseille as the French league announced it would open an investigation into accusations of racism by the Brazil forward against Alvaro Gonzalez.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm killing of DSS operative in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has on Wednesday confirmed killing of a 33-year-old operative of the Department of State Services (DSS), Sadiq Abdullahi Bindawa by unknown gunmen.
The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

Osun governor condemns JTF officers who chased young man to death

The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Senator Akpabio meets House of Reps committee on NDDC behind closed-door

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), on Tuesday, hosted the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, to a closed-door meeting for over three hours.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 20 ‘rapists’ in Bauchi

The Police Command in Bauchi has arrested 20 suspected rapists in the state, its spokesman, Mr Ahmed Wakili, said in a statement on Tuesday in Bauchi.
The official Instagram account of Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny posted on Tuesday the first photo since the politician fell ill, the caption says that Navalny can finally breathe without a ventilator.

US urges other countries to join investigation into Alexey Navalny’s case

The alleged poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny requires a thorough investigation that involves different countries, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nigeria Police commence investigation over viral video of man in ‘uniform’ smoking shisha

The Nigeria Police Force has commenced investigations into the viral video showing a man wearing what appears to be a Nigeria Police “uniform” smoking shisha.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-minister for ‘fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged fraud.

DPR reinforces revenue collection channels

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it will continue to use its regulatory instruments to enhance revenue collection for the Federal Government.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Monday, commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for conducting what it termed as a much-improved governorship election, in Edo State.

Edo election: Politicians investing money in vote buying – CSOs

A coalition of over 70 human rights organizations, under the aegis of Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Monday raised fears over alleged commercialisation of votes in Nigeria, describing it as threat to electoral system.
Two yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives on Friday when a helicopter crashed into a building on Salvation Road, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State.

AIB: No fuel left in Quorum helicopter tanks as at crash time

Preliminary report by the Accident Investigation Bu­reau (AIB) has revealed that there was no fuel left in the tanks of Bell 206B 111 He­licopter, which crashed on Friday, August 28, 2020, at Opebi area of Ikeja, Lagos.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 57% Nigerian children don’t have birth certificates

The United Nations Children’s Fund on Monday said about 57 per cent of Nigerian children under the age of five years don’t have birth certificates.