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LAGOS TRAVEL AGENT SENTENCED TWO YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR STEALING 10M TICKETS

The Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has sentenced a travel agent, Babawale Ponle, to two years’ imprisonment for misappropriating N10m worth of airline tickets. The Judgement was passed by Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo Ponle, who is the Managing Director… Continue Reading →

SOCIALITE ARRAIGNED OVER 35 MILLION NAIRA SCAM IN OGUN

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,(EFCC)  Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday, arraigned one Mary Akerele before Justice Abiodun Akinyemi of the Ogun State High Court 4, Abeokuta, on five counts bordering on stealing to the tune of N35,520,000. The Head,… Continue Reading →

MEDICAL DOCTOR, 17 OTHERS ARRESTED BY EFCC OVER INTERNET FRAUD IN IMO

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) the  Uyo Zonal Office of on Wednesday arrested a 28-year-old medical doctor, identified as  Chijioke Precious, and 17 others over alleged Internet fraud in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The EFCC identified the other… Continue Reading →

DJ ARRESTED FOR CLONING BURATAI, DANGOTE’S DAUGHTER FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS

a disc jockey, identified as  Blessed Michael, was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment by Justice Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court for cloning the Facebook accounts of a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd.), and… Continue Reading →

LAGOS HOTELIER, WIFE JAILED 40 YEARS OVER SPIRITUAL CLEANSING FRAUD

NEWSNAIJA learned that the couple and other suspects at large defrauded one Dunni Olateru-Olagbegi of the said sum under the guise of helping her to avert mysterious death. It was gathered that the victim, sometime in May 2013, boarded a… Continue Reading →

FORMER OYO COURT DEPUTY REGISTRAR JAILED FOR FRAUD

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office, on Friday, secured the conviction of Mutiat Adio, a former Deputy Chief Registrar of the Oyo State High Court. Adio was convicted after pleading guilty to a fresh charge bordering… Continue Reading →

KWARA COLLEGE LECTURER IN COURT OVER ROMANCE SCAM

A lecturer with the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa, identified as Abdullahi Opashola, was on Monday arraigned before the State High Court over a romance scam. The lecturer was arraigned on one count before Justice Adenike Akinpelu by… Continue Reading →

WINNERS PASTOR JAILED FOR STEALING CHURCH 4.5MILLION

A Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has sentenced a pastor of the Living Faith Church, aka Winners’ Chapel, identified as  Afolabi Samuel, to three years’ imprisonment for stealing N4.5m belonging to the registered trustees of the church. NEWSNAIJA… Continue Reading →

MAN JUMPS TO DEATH FROM 1004 HOUSING ESTATE WHILE TRYING TO FLEE EFCC RAID

  A man has died after jumping from the seventh floor of 1004 Housing Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos. A resident told NEWSNAIJA  that the deceased jumped from an apartment at Block D5 during a raid by the Economic and Financial… Continue Reading →

LAGOS BUSINESSMAN ARRAIGNED FOR ALLEGED 25MILLION FRAUD

A businessman, identified as  Kelechi Mbagwu, has been arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court for N25m fraud. Mbagwu was arraigned alongside his company, CMB Building Maintenance and Investment Limited, on three counts charges bordering on obtaining money under… Continue Reading →

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