Crime

Magu: Alleged Cover-up In EFCC As Unknown Men Attack NFIU Office, Destroy Computers

There is an alleged plot to frustrate the probe of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the ongoing investigation of its suspended chairman, Ibrahim Magu, after some unknown people broke into the office of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and destroyed computers. The NFIU office which is inside the Aso Rock Presidential […]

Local News

IG Orders Withdrawal Of All Police Personnel Serving At EFCC

The Inspector-General of Police (IG) Mohammed Adamu on Friday directed the immediate withdrawal of all police operatives serving at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The directive which was contained in a signal to the Assistant Inspector General (AIG), Police Mobile Force (PMF), PMF Squadrons one to 79, Force Secretary and Commissioners of Police […]

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Dubai Should Have Extradited Hushpuppi To Nigeria – Lawyer

Gal Pissetzky, counsel for alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, has said his client was illegally taken to the United States. Pissetzky of Pissetzky & Berliner said the Federal Bureau of Investigation kidnapped his client from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The Chicago-based lawyer argued that the Dubai Police should have extradited Abbas to […]

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Magu Asks IGP For Bail

The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated over corruption allegations by a special presidential panel, has applied to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to be released on bail. Magu, who has been in detention since his arrest on Monday, requested to be granted […]

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President Buhari Signs N10.8trn Revised 2020 Budget

President Buhari has signed the revised 2020 Budget of N10.8 trillion. Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to President Buhari, said the President signed the revised budget into law around 11:04am on Friday, July 10. ”President Buhari  today at exactly 11:04am, signed into law, the revised N10.8 trillion budget for the year 2020, the revised budget was […]

Crime

Man Kills His Four-Year-Old Son In Anambra

A 35-year-old man, Christian Alisigwe, from Ihite Azia, Ihiala local government area of Anambra State has been arrested for allegedly killing his four-year-old son, Ebubechukwu Alisigwe. A statement by the spokesperson of the state police command, Mohammed Haruna, said on July 9, police operatives attached to Azia Police Station arrested Christian who allegedly used a cutlass […]