Category: Crime

EKEDC nabs Hotel engaging in energy theft

Officials of Eko Electricity Distribution Company on Monday caught an hotel in Surulere area of Lagos engaging in meter bypass. The General Manager Corporate Communications of the Company, Mr Godwin Idemudia disclosed this in a statement made available journalists on  in Lagos. Idemudia, while speaking on the on-going campaign by the company against meter bypass…

AMCON Will Be Bullish In Its Recovery Drive This Year – Kuru

L-R: Olugbenga Ataiyero, Chief Finance Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON); Ahmed Kuru, Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer; Aminu Ismail, Executive Director Operations, Tajudeen Ahmed, Head, Real Estate and Construction and Mrs. Iyatum Victoria Adode-Kobiti, Group Head, Corporate Services when AMCON released its Audited 2017 Financials in Lagos…at the weekend  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer,…

Reps commences probe of $22bn NNPC’s Brass LNG project

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, resolved to set an ad hoc committee to investigate the expenditure and implementation of the $22 billion Brass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project. This followed a motion by Rep Chinda Ogundu (Rivers-PDP) at the plenary on the urgent need to investigate the implementation of the project. The News Agency…

Some unscrupulous Customers are almost collapsing Nigerian banks — Magu

EFCC Acting Chairman, Ibrahim MaguThe acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday said some Nigerian banks were already on the verge of collapse due to the activities of unscrupulous individuals.   Magu also asked banks to provide a list of unscrupulous customers ahead of the 2019 general elections.  …

Enugu Police Command Arrests Biafra President, 21 Others

The Enugu State Police Command, Wednesday, arrested the leader of a proscribed pro-Biafra group, Biafran Zionist Movement, Benjamin Onwuka. Onwuka was arrested with 21 of his members. The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu that the suspects were arrested within the Enugu metropolis based on intelligence information. Onwuka resurfaced today…

20 burnt to death in Ondo road accident

No fewer than 20 people reportedly lost their lives while others sustained injuries in a road accident which occurred on Epinmi-Isua Akoko Road,  in the Akoko South-East Local Government Area of Ondo State on Tuesday. An eyewitness, who declined to be named, said 14-passengers Toyota bus collided with a Range Rover. It was also leant…