Ten Pirates Bag 48 Years Imprisonment In Nigeria

Ten Pirates Bag 48 Years Imprisonment In Nigeria

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday sentenced ten (10) pirates to a total of 48 years each in prison under the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime Offences, SPOMO ACT, for hijacking a Chinese fishing vessel, FV Hai Lu Feng II, in May 2020. Justice...
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Navy Impounds 251 Bags Of Smuggled Rice

Navy Impounds 251 Bags Of Smuggled Rice

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, has impounded 251 bags of smuggled rice and siezed the boat used in smuUggling the rice.  The Commanding Officer, FOB, Navy Capt. Suleiman Abdullahi, disclosed...
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Ex-Bank PHB MD Jailed For N25.7b Fraud, Wife Acquitted

Ex-Bank PHB MD Jailed For N25.7b Fraud, Wife Acquitted

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday night sentenced Francis Atuche, a former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank), to six years’ imprisonment for defrauding the bank of N25.7 billion.  In a 12-hour judgment, Justice Lateefa Okunnu....
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Lagos Airport Police Smash Fake COVID-19 Certificate Racketeers

Lagos Airport Police Smash Fake COVID-19 Certificate Racketeers

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID), of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has arrested five suspected syndicates, forging fake COVID-19 certificates.  The Commissioner of Police, Airport Command and Aviation Security (AVSEC ) CP Uma...
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Court Admits More Documents In Alleged Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

Court Admits More Documents In Alleged Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted more documents in evidence against Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, in an ongoing alleged certificate forgery suit against him. The All Progressives Congress (APC), tendered the documents to prove its allegation ...
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Man Files N1.5b Suit Against Nigerian Breweries Over Alleged Copyright Infringement

Man Files N1.5b Suit Against Nigerian Breweries Over Alleged Copyright Infringement

An Abuja-based graduate, Paul Oche, has filed a N1.5 billion suit against Nigerian Breweries Plc over alleged copyright infringement.  Oche, in a suit filed before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, is claiming a sum of N1...
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Kidnapped Chinese Expatriate Regains Freedom, N100m Ransom Paid

Kidnapped Chinese Expatriate Regains Freedom, N100m Ransom Paid

The Chinese expatriate, kidnapped in Ekiti State last week during which a policeman was killed, has been released, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The expatriate, one of the contractors engaged by the Ekiti State government to construct the...
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EFCC Re-Arraigns Ex-NIMASA D-G For Alleged N156.4m Fraud

EFCC Re-Arraigns Ex-NIMASA D-G For Alleged N156.4m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Monday, re-arraigned a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Haruna Jauro, in a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged N156.4 million money laundering...
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Man Admits killing 14 Women

Man Admits killing 14 Women

Lee Chun-jae, the suspect in one of South Korea’s most notorious serial killings, admitted he murdered 14 women and girls three decades earlier, including a 13-year-old girl in 1988.  Lee admitted to the crime on Monday in court while attending...
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#EndSARS: Lagos To Prosecute 229 Suspects For Arson, Murder, Others

#EndSARS: Lagos To Prosecute 229 Suspects For Arson, Murder, Others

The Lagos State Ministry of Justice is to prosecute 229 suspects arrested by the police for allegedly using the #EndSARS protest to destroy and loot public and private properties in the state.  A statement issued on Saturday by the Ministry’s...
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Union Bank Staff In Court Over Alleged Theft Of N25m  From Customers Accounts

Union Bank Staff In Court Over Alleged Theft Of N25m From Customers Accounts

A 32-year-old banker with Union Bank Plc, Benjamin Musa, on Tuesday appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, over alleged theft of N25 million.   Musa, whose residential address was not given, is charged with three counts...
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Customs Intercepts Passenger With 2,886 ATM Cards

Customs Intercepts Passenger With 2,886 ATM Cards

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command on Thursday handed over a suspect with 2,886 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Deputy Controller, MMIA comm...
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Joint Border Drill Impounds 134,042 Bags Of Rice, 1,791 Vehicles, Others

Joint Border Drill Impounds 134,042 Bags Of Rice, 1,791 Vehicles, Others

The Joint Border Drill codenamed ‘Exercise Swift Response’ has made seizures valued at about N11 billion in the last one year.    A statement issued by Public Relations Officer of the Drill, Mr Joseph Attah explained on Tuesday that the...
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GTBank Staff In Court Over Alleged N3.8m Theft

GTBank Staff In Court Over Alleged N3.8m Theft

A 34-year-old banker, Temidayo Fabumoye, on Friday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with stealing N3.8 million from his employer.   Fabumoye, whose residential address was not given, pleaded not guilty to the charge of theft p...
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