Category: Crime

Man, 50, ‘defiles’ neighbour’s underage daughters

The police have accused a 50-year-old man, Okon Etim, of defiling two children of his neighbours aged eight and nine years’ old.   Etim was arraigned yesterday at a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court on a four-count charge of defilement, unlawful treatment and unlawful detainment.   Prosecuting Sergeant Anthonia Osayande told the court that the defendant…

FOU A Ikeja Impounded 27 Assorted Vehicles Smuggled Through Unapproved Routes

Comptroller Mohammed Uba speaking at a press release The Controller of Federal Operations unity, Zone A, Ikeja, Lagos, barely three weeks (between August 9th and 25th, 2017) in operations led by Comptroller Mohammed UBA Garba after intensifying operational modalities, the field operatives fortified with credible information, trailed and evacuated 27 assorted vehicles smuggled into the…

Heritage Bank refutes alleged N13bn fraud of money belongs to Oyo Govt against its MD and some staff

  The management of Heritage Bank plc at this weekend released a statement saying “Our attention has been drawn to a Newspaper publication and other online news on Sunday 27th August of an alleged N13billion fraud involving the Managing Director and other staff members of the bank of funds belonging to the Oyo State government.…

On arrest 30CEOs: Senate Chairman fire back at MAN; Your Fears are Baseless

The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tarrif and Marine Transport has responded the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) that fears expressed on how the threat of arrest of over 30 Chief Executives Officers was detrimental to businesses was unsubstantiated and off the mark. The concerns CEOs, have failed to honour the invitation of the…

Custom Intercepts Container Laden Military Uniforms In Lagos

As part of efforts to ensure smuggled prohibited items do not find their way into the country, the Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) command of the Nigeria Customs Service had intercepted a 40-foot container laden with military fatigues in Port Express Bonded terminal, Kirikiri Lagos   The items were on Tuesday handed to officials of the…