• Police detain suspected cattle rustlers in Ekiti

    Police detain suspected cattle rustlers in Ekiti

    Two persons are now in the police detention, for allegedly stealing five cows in Ifaki Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

    The suspects, according to the Commander of Vigilante Group of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Akin Olorunloni, were apprehended along Ifaki-Iworoko road around 3.30 am on Tuesday.

    Olorunloni explained that the cattle rustlers, numbering seven came in a white Hummer bus and were heading towards Iworoko Ekiti were given a hot chase by his after noticing their suspicious moves.

    He said that […]

  • EFCC planning to re-arrest, detain me – Fani-Kayode cries out

    EFCC planning to re-arrest, detain me – Fani-Kayode cries out

    A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has alleged that the Economic and Financial Crime Commission is planning to re-arrest and detain him.

    He said this information was leaked to him by his sources within the anti-graft agency.

    Fani-Kayode stated this in a statement sent to our correspondent in Abuja on Thursday.

    He said despite the fact that he had been granted bail by the court, the commission was planning to re-arrest him and detain him for a very long time.

    He said, […]

  • Police detain corpse for hours over mourners’ misconduct

    Police detain corpse for hours over mourners’ misconduct

    According to reports, ,the final burial rites of one late Lawrence Ufomadu, a native of Afor Nkwu in Umuahia North Local Government were briefly halted following the detention of his corpse as a result of misconduct of the deceased’s mourners on Thursday.

    Trouble started when one of the vehicles in the motorcade conveying his remains to his home town hit a commercial tricycle operator around Umuaya by Bende road in Umuahia, the capital of Abia State.

    An eyewitness said that when the […]

  • EFCC obtains court order to further detain Fani-Kayode for additional weeks

    EFCC obtains court order to further detain Fani-Kayode for additional weeks

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday obtained a court order to further detain Femi Fani-Kayoe, a former Minister of Aviation and spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation.

    The warrant of detention was obtained at an Ikeja Magistrate Court in Lagos State. The court granted the request of the EFCC to further detain Fani-Kayode for another three weeks though the anti-graft agency requested for one month.

    An initial order was obtained in Abuja a fortnight ago to detain […]

  • EFCC detains former Niger governor for receiving N600m from former NSA Sambo Dasuki

    EFCC detains former Niger governor for receiving N600m from former NSA Sambo Dasuki

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure, for allegedly receiving a N600m contract from a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.).

    An impeccable source at the EFCC said that Kure was arrested on Wednesday and has been undergoing intense interrogation.

    The former governor is believed to have received a contract from the Office of the NSA but there was no evidence to show that the terms of […]