Month: January 2022

Househelp sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for sexually assaulting employer’s 2-year-old daughter

A court in Nyamira County, Kenya, has sentenced a 25-year-old house help to 15 years in jail after she pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting her employer’s a 2-year-old daughter. The accused; Martha Bosire, was arraigned before Keroka Senior Resident Magistrate Simon Arome for committing the offence on diverse between November 14, 2021, and December 9, …

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EFCC Docks Funmi Adenmosun For Alleged N26.6bn Investment Fraud In Lagos

EFCC Docks Man for Alleged N26.6Bn Investment Fraud in Lagos The Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC, on Friday, January 21, 2022, arraigned one Funmi Adenmosun before Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a 10-count charge bordering on conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N26, 600, …

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EFCC Arrests 8 for Internet Fraud in Makurdi

Operatives of the EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Command, have arrested 8 suspects for alleged involvement in computer-related fraud. The suspects are: Okoha Chinedu Charles, Chibuizor Philip Nnake, Emmanuela Odeh Eneokpe, Ushir Terhile John, Okoro Ossico Osaro, Ejiofor Chibuizor, Wandoo Juliet Baru and Tarbee Destines. They were arrested on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 during an operation by …

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Twitter users intensify civic engagement, accountability as service is restored

• Platform pleased to return to Nigeria as telcos open network gateways• SERAP seeks compensation for affected Nigerians With the lifting of the seven months ban on micro blogging platform, Twitter, yesterday, by the Federal Government, many government agencies, parastatals, corporate Nigeria and users returned to the platform amid intensified calls for accountability and civic …

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2022 Governorship: Ekiti ex-commissioner urges Fayemi to caution his aides

APC leaders endorse Ondo commissioner’s bid for Reps A former Ekiti State Commissioner for Public Utilities, Bamidele Faparusi, has advised Governor Kayode Fayemi to rein in some of his aides.This followed reports that some loyalists of the governor were allegedly coercing some appointees to back a particular aspirant in the January 27 All Progressives Congress …

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Court Orders FG To Pay Nnamdi Kanu ₦1 Billion

An Abia State High Court presided over by Hon. Justice Benson Anya in Umuahia, the state capital on Wednesday awarded N1bn damage in favour of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu against the Federal Government. Kanu, through his lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor had approached the court seeking N5bn damage against …

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Oil ownership: ACF backs Obasanjo, PANDEF, INC fume, say constitution fraudulent

The northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, has disagreed with the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, the Ijaw National Congress and some civil rights groups over the ownership of crude oil in the Niger Delta. The ACF spokesman, Emmanuel Yawe, in an interview with The PUNCH on Wednesday supported the position of former President Olusegun Obasanjo that …

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‘Sexual harassment, extortion, intellectual fraud in varsities unacceptable’

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said stories about sexual harassment, extortion and plagiarism emanating from the campuses of universities and other higher institutions are totally unacceptable. The President also charged university-based unions to work together to ensure that the challenges were rectified. Buhari was quoted to have said these in the latest …

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EFCC Arrests Fake ‘Army General’ over N270m Fraud (Pictures)

Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC, have arrested one Bolarinwa Oluwasegun, a fake Army General, for an alleged N270m fraud. The suspect, who posed as a General in the Nigerian Army, allegedly made false representations to the complainant, Kodef Clearing Resources, that the President, Muhammadu Buhari, had shortlisted him and one other …

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