• Kano prosecutes 11 women for drinking, romancing men, smoking hemp

    Kano prosecutes 11 women for drinking, romancing men, smoking hemp

    It was gathered that the Faggae Outpost of the Kano State Hisbah Board (Sharia Police) on Monday said it had commenced the prosecution of 11 women for allegedly engaging in social vices.

    Salisu Umar, the Commander, Special Services of the board, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano that the suspects were apprehended around the Sabongari area in the metropolis.

    He said they were arrested during a special patrol conducted by the Fagge local government office of the Board.

    Mr. Umar said […]

  • EFCC prosecutes woman for allegedly issuing N50m dud cheques

    EFCC prosecutes woman for allegedly issuing N50m dud cheques

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced the prosecution of an Abuja-based businesswoman, Mrs Joy Folake Yobah for allegedly issuing dud cheques valued at N50million to a business partner.

    It will be recalled that Mrs Yobah, Managing Director of Skyhigh Ventures Ltd, was earlier this year arraigned before Justice Sylvanus Oriji of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja on a 5-count charge, to which she pleaded not guilty.

    The court, on September […]

  • NSCDC prosecutes 33 suspected vandals, oil bunkerers

    NSCDC prosecutes 33 suspected vandals, oil bunkerers

    The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Abia on Saturday said 33 suspected pipeline vandals and oil bunkerers were facing prosecution at the Federal High Court in Umuahia.

    Dr Benito Eze, the NSCDC Commander in Abia, said this while presenting two suspected oil bunkerers before newsmen at the command’s headquarters in Umuahia.

    He added that the suspects, Charles Nwachukwu (45) and Ayo Banjo (32), were arrested on Friday at the Aba end of the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, following a tip off.

    He […]