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EFCC traces N1b to personal account of Fashola’s perm sec.

EFCC traces N1b to personal account of Fashola’s perm sec.

The civil servant the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered N1 billion from has been identified as a Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing. Babatunde Fashola is the Minister in…

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EFCC recovers $100m from port concessionaire, Intel, says Bawa

EFCC recovers $100m from port concessionaire, Intel, says Bawa

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has said the Commission has recovered $100 million from Integrated Logistics Services (INTELS) on behalf of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). Bawa stated…

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Police burst criminal syndicate stealing rail tracks

Police burst criminal syndicate stealing rail tracks

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested a criminal syndicate responsible for vandalizing rail tracks in some parts of North-West and North-Central of the country. A statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer,…

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We’ve recovered $20 million cryptocurrency from fraudsters – EFCC chairman

We’ve recovered $20 million cryptocurrency from fraudsters – EFCC chairman

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has revealed that the commission recovered about $20 million worth of cryptocurrency loot from cybercriminals. He also added that the loot has…

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Insecurity: Buhari orders increase in police salaries, allowances

Insecurity: Buhari orders increase in police salaries, allowances

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that he has directed the relevant authorities to upwardly review the salaries and benefits for police officers in the country. According to the President, the move forms part of his…

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Bandits kill one, kidnap 10 students, lecturers at Kaduna poly

Bandits kill one, kidnap 10 students, lecturers at Kaduna poly

One student has been confirmed killed, another one injured and 10 others, including two lecturers kidnapped when bandits attacked Kaduna State owned Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic in Zaria. Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel…

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Fulani herdsmen reportedly kill seven hunters in Kwara

Fulani herdsmen reportedly kill seven hunters in Kwara

Fulani herdsmen, Tuesday evening in Faje community in  Asa local government area of Kwara state reportedly ambushed and killed Four local hunters. Similarly in Ballah community in the same local government, Wednesday morning, Fulani herdsmen…

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June 12: Police IG reads riot act to AIGs, commissioners

June 12: Police IG reads riot act to AIGs, commissioners

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Usman Alkali Baba has directed zonal and states heads to deal with any person or group who may want to take advantage of the event to threaten internal security and…

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Fleeing Igangan killer herdsmen kill three in Ogun

Fleeing Igangan killer herdsmen kill three in Ogun

Three persons have been reportedly killed in Ogun State by herdsmen said to be among those behind killings in Igangan, Oyo State, on Sunday. The victims were identified by an impeccable source as: Femi Bara,…

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Igangan killings: Gani Adams says warning imminent in Nigeria

Igangan killings: Gani Adams says warning imminent in Nigeria

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has reacted to the killing of over 50 people in Igangan town in the Ibarapa, Oke Ogun area of Oyo state, saying it is evident that war…