Category: Crime

Eko Disco Attributes Energy theft as a Major hindrance to steady power supply

Adeoye Fadeyibi, the Managing Director of Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC), on Thursday said high rate of energy theft was a major hindrance to steady power supply within its area of operation. Fadebiyi said this at the customers’ consultative forum/town hall meeting in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos. Fadeyibi, who was represented by the company’s Chief Financial…

FOU IKEJA impounds N2bn contraband goods in two weeks

The Federal Operation Unit Zone ‘A’, an anti smuggling arm of the Nigeria Customs Service in Ikeja Lagos has intercepted and impounded various contraband goods with Duty Paid Value(DPV) of N N2,055,321,389.84, all within two weeks. Addressing newsmen today, Wednesday 8th August, 2018, the Command Boss, Comptroller G. Uba Mohammed indicated that the most notable of the…

Man, 35, Charged For Alleged Container Theft

Uchenna Obidile, a 35-year-old, on Friday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly hijacking and stealing a 40-foot container carrying N35 million worth of motorcycle tyres and tubes.   The accused person is popularly known as and called `Olowun’, appeared on a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.   ‘Olowun’, however,…