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Lai Mohammed exposes hiding spot of looters

Lai Mohammed

Following the effectiveness of the whistle blowing policy, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammad, on Sunday said looters of public funds now bury money in cemeteries and in deep forests. In a statement by his media aide, Segun Adeyemi, Mohammed said the whistle-blower policy had led to the recovery of looted funds in many currencies that might not …

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NAFDAC destroys 11 containers of fake drugs


The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has destroyed eleven containers of fake drugs worth over nine billion naira. The destruction of the counterfeit drugs was supervised by the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewale at NAFDAC dump site in Igwuruta, Rivers state. Adewale said the fake drugs were mainly pain killers and breast enhancement drugs capable …

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How we steal ATM cards from unsuspecting owners, empty accounts – Suspected fraudsters


Four suspected fraudsters, who disposes bank customers of their ATM cards, have been arrested in various parts of the country. The suspects, David Wuese, Chika Okenyi, Omotayo Bamidele and Akura Godwin specialize in stealing ATM cards and pins from bank customers who may be having difficulty in operating ATM machines. Following complaints from members of the public who had fallen …

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Ikuforiji races to court


Embattled former Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Adeyemi Sabit Ikuforiji and his aide, Olabode Alade Atoyebi, have filed a notice of Appeal at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, challenging the verdict of the Court of Appeal. Ikuforiji recorded a setback last week when the appellate court overturned his acquittal by a Federal High court over a N500million …

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Akwa Ibom police embark on arresting spree. Check this out


In a major crack dawn to rid the state of  undesirable elements Police in Akwa Ibom has arrested sixteen suspected criminals in the past one week. The suspects now awaiting prosecution on the completion of investigations were said to have committed crimes ranging from assassination attempt, baby thief, kidnapping and armed robber. Briefing crime reporters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State …

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Cultists arrested in Abuja [Photo]


No fewer than 12 suspected members of a cult, Norsemen, have been apprehended by the police for allegedly terrorizing residents of Apo District, Abuja. The suspects were caught with three cutlasses, locally fabricated rifle and a knife. On interrogation at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad where they were being detained, the suspects confessed, stating their different reasons for joining the group. …

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Teenager arrested in Ogun for raping 10 year old


A 19-year-old, simply identified as Felix Gbadebo, has been arrested by the Ogun state command for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl. The Public Relations Officer of the state’s command , Abimbola Oyeyemi, while confirming the incident said it happened at 7, Alani Akintoye Railway Line, Ijoko, Sango Ota. “The suspect, according to the complainant, who is the father of the …

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BREAKING: Delta community holds SSG hostage over herdsmen’s attack


Osissa community in the Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of Delta State are currently protesting and holding the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Festus Ovie Agas, and his convoy hostage over the alleged killing of three members of the community by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The protesters numbering over one thousand intercepted the convoy of the SSG who was traveling to …

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Serial killer caught in Abuja at the verge of withrawing N44m Ransom (PHOTO)


Men of the Lion Building Police Division, Lagos Island have arrested a suspected assassin, Abiodun Joshua, 28 in his attempt to withdraw N44m ransom which he demanded from a victim, Mrs. Oseni Aigbogun Omolewa, a resident of Kano State. In October, 2016, the suspect sent a threat message to the complainant in Lagos to pay N44m into his Kano State …

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Declare a state of emergency on Kidnapping – Reps


The House of Representatives has expressed worry over the alarming rate of kidnapping, thereby urged government to declare a statement of emergency. The representatives observed that the rate of kidnapping in Nigeria escalated tremendously in the last 10 years. Member representing Akoko South East/ South West federal constituency, Hon. Gabriel Babatunde Kolawole who raised a point of order, and sponsored …

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SARS officer arrested for killing Undergraduate boy while chasing ‘Yahoo boy’


The Lagos State police command has arrested the Special Anti Robbery Squad officer, who allegedly shot and killed an undergraduate of a polytechnic in Edo State, Joseph Eidonojie-Ugbeni. The officer involved in the unprofessional act was picked up on Friday. DAILY POST had reported that some SARS officers were chasing a notorious suspected Internet fraudster, identified as Badoo, who had …

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