Abuja Federal court jails 2 for contract scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, secured the conviction of two former officials of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, OAGF, over a N1billion contract scam. A Federal High court found the two officials—Mohammed Dogonyaro Audu (also known as Abdullahi Dogonyaro Mohammed) and Yahaya Ayodeji guilty. Audu was found guilty… Continue reading Abuja Federal court jails 2 for contract scam

Israel adopts new method of blocking crime

The Israeli parliament has adopted a law aimed at blocking access to websites that incite crime, a Knesset spokesman said on Tuesday. The law allows courts to ban websites that incite violence, support terrorist activities or advocate prostitution or child pornography. It is the first time that Israel has passed a law limiting online content,… Continue reading Israel adopts new method of blocking crime

Man stages own kidnap in Lagos, asks for N60m

The Police in Lagos on Thursday announced the arrest of a man who allegedly attempted to defraud his brother of N60 million by staging his own kidnap. The spokesman of the Lagos State Police command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, confirmed the arrest to newsmen. According to Famous-Cole, on July 3, one Victor Udoh reported to the… Continue reading Man stages own kidnap in Lagos, asks for N60m

Fresh Boko Haram’s attacks worrisome – Ndume

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC/Borno South) has expressed deep concern over fresh attacks by Boko Haram in Borno, and described the situation as “worrisome”. Ndume, currently serving a six-month suspension, told journalists in Maiduguri on Sunday that he would have invited security chiefs to explain what was happening, if he was in the Senate Chambers. “In… Continue reading Fresh Boko Haram’s attacks worrisome – Ndume

Evans safe in custody – Police spokesman

The police said today that the arrested kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme George Onwuamadike alias Evans is still in their custody and has not vanished. The spokesman of Police Jimoh Moshood, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CPS), said Evans was safe and still under police watch. Moshood was denying a sensational story published today by a Nigerian… Continue reading Evans safe in custody – Police spokesman

Man impregnates housemaid, strangles pregnant wife

The Plateau Police Command on Thursday confirmed the arrest of a 40-year-old man, Victor Dashit, who allegedly strangled his eight months pregnant wife, Irene. “Victor is in our custody and investigation is on-going. We shall soon take him to court,” its spokesman, Terna Tyopev, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos. He said… Continue reading Man impregnates housemaid, strangles pregnant wife