• DSS arrests illegal BDC operators in Anambra

    DSS arrests illegal BDC operators in Anambra

    Markets in Awka and Onitsha in Anambra state were on Friday raided by members of the Department of State Services (DSS) in search of illegal bureau de change (BDC) operators.

     A trader at the Eke Market in Awka, who spoke under condition of anonymity, said some hawkers of foreign currencies were arrested.

    He said that the DSS operatives also carted away huge sums of foreign currencies seized from the hawkers.

    “We scampered for our lives when we saw them inside the market in […]

  • Gunmen raid Edo BDC market, cart away over N12m

    Gunmen raid Edo BDC market, cart away over N12m

    A three-man gang of armed robbers at the weekend raided the popular Bureau De Change market along Sakpoba Road in Benin the Edo State capital and carted away over N12million in the process.

    The gun wielding robbers, who were dressed in the outfit of men of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS), were said to have trailed one of the Hausa traders at the exchange market who went to the bank to cash money for his office.

    Some of the traders at […]