Category: Crime

Human Trafficking is Evil in our society says Elumelu

Tony ElumelluChairman of UBA Group, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has described human trafficking as evil, saying the practice does not only strip the youths of dignity but also denies them opportunity. Elumelu, who is founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation, stated this last weekend while hosting the Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking…

Seven Staff Of Dangote Company Were Arraigned For N451m Theft

Seven employees of Dangote Sugar Refinery Company and a businessman were on Monday arraigned before an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, over an alleged theft of N451 million belonging to the company. The accused are Musa Sule, Joseph Ukpah, Babatunde Ajao, Chinedu Onyekwere, Ezekiel Omoro, Rahman Alayande and Odion Abugba. NAN reports that two other staff members, Zainab…

Uk’omu Igala Condemns Attacks on House of Assembly

Uk’omu Igala, the umbrella organisation for all socio-cultural groups in Kogi East, has condemned in the strongest terms the invasion and mayhem on theKogi State House of Assembly Complex in Lokoja on August 1, by suspected political thugs. The statement further condemned the assault on Hon. Friday Sani Makama of Igala Mela Odolu State Constituency…

E-Frauds: CBN partnering NCC to Tighten SIM Card Swap Process

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) would soon come up with regulations to tighten the process of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card swap for telecom subscribers. The Director, Banking and Payments System Department, CBN, Mr. ‘Dipo Fatokun, disclosed this at the weekend, when he delivered a presentation titled: “Electronic…

Whistle-blower alleges N1.2bn fraud in Niger SDG office

THE Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has ordered full-scale investigation into an alleged fraud of N1.2bn in the state’s Sustainable Development Goals office. Bello’s directive followed a petition by a whistle-blower who claimed that top officials of the organisation were involved in financial and contract scam. The SDG officials were accused of misappropriating well…