Crime

Kenyan Police Arrest Binnance Executive Who Escaped From Nigeria

Kenyan Police Arrest Binnance Executive Who Escaped From Nigeria

Kenyan Police Arrest Binance Executive Who Escaped From Nigeria The Kenya Police Service has arrested fleeing Binance executive, Nadeem Anjarwalla, as the International Criminal Police Organisation moves to extradite him to Nigeria within the week. Government sources familiar with the case who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to speak on the matter confirmed the development to our correspondent on Sunday night. One of the sources said, “Binance executive, Nadeem Anjarwalla, has been arrested by the Kenya Police Service, and he would be extradited to Nigeria this week by INTERPOL.” Another source noted, “As we had…
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Unknown Gunmen Kill Babcock Professor, Abduct 2 Others

Unknown Gunmen Kill Babcock Professor, Abduct 2 Others

Unknown Gunmen Kill Babcock Professor, Abduct Two Others Some unknown gunmen have killed Professor Yinka Olomojobi of the Department of Law at Babcock University, Ilishan, Ogun State, for allegedly refusing to be taken away. It was gathered that while the professor was shot dead, two residents were kidnapped and taken to an unknown destination by the gunmen. Residents say gunshots were heard at the Ajadeh Event Centre on Sagamu Road, in the Iperu area in Ogun State. Eyewitnesses said eight men dressed in black, and armed with guns emerged from an unknown place, went into the relaxing lounge, and opened…
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EFCC Detains Akeredolu’s Finance Commissioner

EFCC Detains Akeredolu’s Finance Commissioner

EFCC Detains Akeredolu’s Finance Commissioner, Wale Akinterinwa Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested and detained Wale Akinteriwa, a former commissioner of finance under ex Ondo governor, Late Rotimi Akeredolu. Akinyerinwa is also one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants in Ondo State. According to sources, Akinterinwa is being held in connection with the ongoing investigation of his seven-year tenure as commissioner for finance. Akinterinwa, who claimed that Akeredolu had anointed him as the next Ondo governor, is being investigated for alleged mismanagement of billions of naira. Sources say Akinterinwa was invited some…
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President Tinubu To Open African  Counter-Terrorism Summit Monday

President Tinubu To Open African Counter-Terrorism Summit Monday

Tinubu To Open African Counter-Terrorism Summit Monday President Bola Tinubu will on Monday open the African Counter-Terrorism Summit in Abuja. This was disclosed in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, and shared on his Facebook page on Sunday. Nigeria, with the support of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism is organizing a high-level African counter-terrorism summit under the theme, ‘Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Institution Building to Address the Evolving Threat of Terrorism.” According to the statement, Heads of state and high-level government officials across Africa, representatives of international organisations and multilateral institutions, members…
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Police Arrest Officer Who Shot Businessman Dead Over Bribe Payment

Police Arrest Officer Who Shot Businessman Dead Over Bribe Payment

Police Arrest Officer Who Shot Businessman Dead Over Bribe Payment The police in Abia State, south-east Nigeria, say they have arrested a police operative who allegedly shot dead an entrepreneur in Aba, the commercial hub of the state. The businessman, Emmanuel Okocha, PREMIUM TIMES gathered, was shot dead on Friday in the state for allegedly refusing to give a bribe to some police operatives. The late Okocha hailed from Abiriba, a community in Ohafia Local Government Area in the South-eastern state. The operatives were reportedly from the Rapid Response Squad of the police in the state. They were said to…
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EFCC, Yahaya Bello War Latest

EFCC, Yahaya Bello War Latest

EFCC, Yahaya Bello War Latest Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, (SAN) has bared his mind on the immediate-past governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello who is the run from EFCC. He said , “The bizarre drama confronting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the course of its efforts to perform its statutory duty has come to my notice (Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice) as a matter of very grave concern. “It is now beyond doubt that the EFCC is given power by the law to invite any person…
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Cultism: Police Arrest Suspect Who Killed ABSU Student In Viral Video

Cultism: Police Arrest Suspect Who Killed ABSU Student In Viral Video

CULTISM: Police Arrest Suspect Who Killed ABSU Student In Viral Video The Abia State Police Command has said that it has apprehended one Emmanuel Victor, the principal suspect in the murder of Emmanuel Uche, a student of Abia State University, Uturu. Emmanuel Uche, a 500-level student of ABSU was on March 11, 2024, killed by some persons suspected to be cult members and the viral videos of the killing which took place in front of Miracle Lodge, caused a sensation on the internet. But Abia State Police Command on Thursday, said a team of its detectives has arrested the principal…
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Immigration, DSS, Customs Place Yahaya Bello On Watchlist To Stop Him From Fleeing Abroad

Immigration, DSS, Customs Place Yahaya Bello On Watchlist To Stop Him From Fleeing Abroad

Immigration, DSS, Customs Place Yahaya Bello On Watchlist To Stop Him From Fleeing Abroad The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked all security agencies to place former Governor of Kogi State Yahaya Bello, on their watch list to prevent him from leaving the country “through any land, air or sea borders.” Granting the request and circulating the EFCC directive, the Nigeria Immigration Service in an internal circular seen by SaharaReporters directed its area and zonal commands to arrest Bello if seen. The circular stated that the former Kogi governor was under investigation and there was a suspicion that…
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Google Sacks 28 Workers Protesting  Contract With Israel

Google Sacks 28 Workers Protesting Contract With Israel

Google Sacks 28 Workers Protesting Contract With Israel Google fired 28 employees following a disruptive sit-down protest over the tech giant’s contract with the Israeli government, a Google spokesperson said Thursday. The Tuesday demonstration was organised by the group “No Tech for Apartheid,” which has long opposed “Project Nimbus,” Google’s joint $1.2 billion contract with Amazon to provide cloud services to the government of Israel. Video of the demonstration showed police arresting Google workers in Sunnyvale, California, in the office of Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian, according to a post by the advocacy group on X, formerly Twitter. Kurian’s office…
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FG Orders Yahaya Bello To Submit Himself For EFCC Probe

FG Orders Yahaya Bello To Submit Himself For EFCC Probe

FG Orders Yahaya Bello To Submit Himself For EFCC Probe The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, has called on the immediate-past governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to follow the path of decency and submit himself for probe. Bello is being wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged corrupt practices while in office as governor of Kogi State Recall that in the last 24 hours, there have been dramas and hide and seek game between both parties over the move to arrest the former governor for arraignment this…
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