BREAKING: Ex-NIMASA boss goes to jail for seven years for looting N1.5billion

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Executive Director (ED), Captain Ezekiel Bala Agaba, to seven years imprisonment for laundering N1.5 billion. Agaba, who was in charge of Maritime, Safety and Shipping, was said to have looted the money from the...... read more

Fahim Saleh, Gokada CEO butchered, mutilated body found in home

Fahim Saleh, founder and Chief Executive Officer of ride-hailing company Gokada, is dead. Saleh’ s dismembered and decapitated remains were found in his home on Manhattan’s Lower East Side on Tuesday afternoon, according to The New York Times.  ... read more

Again, FG raises alarm on rape *Says 3,600 victims attacked during COVID-19 lockdown

No less than 3,600 cases of rape were recorded during the lockdown, caused by COVID-19 outbreak throughout Nigeria, the Federal Government, said on Monday, as it continued to step up its game towards ending what is fast becoming a major crisis in the country. Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development,...... read more

N550million deposit: I'm being framed, I didn't steal interest from recovered money - Magu

Again, embattled suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has put up a strong defence to prove his innocence against the mounting allegations of malfeasance in office by denying that he stole the interest accruing to a N550million recovered loot lodged in a special account. Against the backdrop...... read more

N573million Magu’s alleged house: Pastor named in deal heads to court

A comprehensive apology is being demanded by Prophet Emmanuel Omale, from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the originators of a damning story, indicting him for being the front through which suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu allegedly bought a N573million house in Dubai,...... read more

How Magu bungled Diezani’s case, acquired N573m Dubai property through pastor

The panel, which earlier indicted embattled Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has come out with a damning report of how he purchased a house in Dubai worth N573million. The house was purchased through a transaction by a little-know pastor whose name was given as Pastor Omale, who...... read more

MAGU IS GUILTY! How panel indicted embattled EFCC boss

It has turned out that embattled before his latest ordeal began on Monday, July 6, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had earlier failed the integrity test before an earlier panel that investigated allegations of malfeasance against him. Magu, who was arrested last Monday by a combined...... read more

BREAKING: Magu’s woes worsen *IG ignores bail request, withdraws security

It was more tales of woes around Ibrahim Magu, embattled former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as his appeal to the Inspector General of Police (IG) Ibrahim Adamu to allow him breathe the air of freedom, seems to have been ignored. Instead, the IG is said...... read more

It’s the will of God, Ekiti bank robbery gang leader says after arrest

But for the will of God, Ojo Tubonsun, would still be out to unleash mayhem within the society through his bloody robbery activities, which has seen many killed and many families thrown into pain. Tubonsun, who led the seven-man gang that slaughtered some policemen during a bank robbery in Ekiti State,...... read more

Gun men abduct eight members of ex-director's children in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, on Thursday, invaded the private residence of a retired director of the Area Council Service Commission (ACSC), Alhaji Attahiru Abdullahi Pandagi, along Agyana road, Abaji, and abducted eight of his children. Daily Trust report named those taken away as Jibrin, 26; Bashir, 24; Jamilu 26; Abdullahi...... read more

Don't even think of it, Kwara will be too hot for you, AbdulRazaq warns bandits

From AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Kwara State Governor, came a stern warning to bandits intending on settling in the state - banish the thought because the environment would be too hot for you and you be scorched out quickly. The governor, who spoke against the backdrop of banditry and killings in many parts of...... read more

Salami's panel grills 'Magu Boys' on fourth day of ex-EFCC boss' arrest

The presidential panel probing the activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday grilled the so-called “Magu Boys” — a group of operatives believed to be favoured by Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the anti-graft agency. The boys have been accused of committing several atrocities —...... read more

BREAKING: Why Hushpuppi may be free *He's as clean as a pin with legitimate business - lawyer

Alleged Nigerian fraudster, Hushpuppi, real name, Ramon Abbas Igbalode, may soon become a free man again, if Gal Pissetzky, foremost Chicago lawyer manages to convince the US jury that his stupendous wealth he flaunts around are proceeds of Instagram earnings rather than crime. That is the line of argument the lawyer is already pursuing...... read more

COVID-19 Two-year-old toddler raped in isolation centre

A two-year-old girl was allegedly raped while in a Covid-19 isolation ward at a hospital in South Africa. The child was sexually abused while in isolation at the Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital in Pretoria, it has been claimed in a report by The Daily Mail. The toddler’s aunt, who remains...... read more

Magu's travails continue *Interrogation continues, Umar takes over at EFCC

There seems to be no let up in the travails of suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as his interrogators pressed on for the third day running on Wednesday in attempt to extract every detail of his alleged massive fraud in office. Magu, who was arrested...... read more

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