• Kaduna government recovers over 19,000 stolen cows from rustlers

    Kaduna government recovers over 19,000 stolen cows from rustlers

    About 19,000 that were stolen from herdsmen in various parts of the state have been recovered by security operatives while suspected rustlers were also arrested.

    The Special Adviser to the state governor on internal Security, Mr Yakubu Yusuf, disclosed this during the handing over of recovered stolen cows and goats to their respective owners in Kagarko and Kachia Local Government Areas of the state.

    He says that the state government is not leaving any stone unturned in the ongoing effort to flush […]

  • Police nab fake officer, recovers uniform, fabricated gun-like metal

    Police nab fake officer, recovers uniform, fabricated gun-like metal

    It was gathered that the Enugu Police Command has arrested one Udoh Samuel, who was posing as a police officer in Abakpa community, near Enugu.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the police recovered police uniform and fabricated gun-like metal from the suspect.

    The command’s Spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, told NAN on Saturday in Enugu that the suspect was nabbed by the police through information from members of the public on Thursday.

    “Udoh Samuel, from Ubiagan Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa […]

  • EFCC recovers over N325m from politicians, individuals in North-east

    EFCC recovers over N325m from politicians, individuals in North-east

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered N325,181,919.00 from politicians and individuals the Northeast zone and secured five convictions in its operations across the states there.

    Aminu Ado Aminu, EFCC Head of Operations, made this known in Gombe at the weekend while recounting the successes from January 2016 to date within the zone.

    It comprises Adamawa, Bauchi, Plateau, Taraba and Gombe, which is the headquarters of the zone.

    He said the recovered money included the […]

  • Military kills pirates, recovers weapons, destroys refineries in Niger Delta

    Military kills pirates, recovers weapons, destroys refineries in Niger Delta

    According to reports, the Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to root out suspected criminal hideouts in the riverine areas of Delta, Rivers and Cross River states has declared war on pirates, killing about seven suspects, recovering different ammunition and discovering large illegal refineries.

    In a release signed by the Deputy Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre, Bayelsa State, Lieutenant Commander, Thomas Ogar Otunji, the task force also gave an account of the challenges they faced in tracking the suspected criminals in the […]

  • EFCC recovers N200m in Borno in 11 months

    EFCC recovers N200m in Borno in 11 months

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has revealed that it has recovered about N200m in Borno State between November 2015 till date.

    The commission in a statement on Thursday by its Head of Operations Maiduguri zonal office, Ibrahim Bappa, said N196.7m was recovered for the Federal Government and about N3m for individuals that petitioned the commission.

    He said, “Since the office resumed operations in November, 2015, it has recovered the sum of N196, 670, 000 for the Federal Government […]

  • JTF kills 7 militants, recovers weapons in Niger Delta

    JTF kills 7 militants, recovers weapons in Niger Delta

    It was gathered that the Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, on Wednesday said it had killed five suspected militants and two pirates in the last three days.

    Spokesman of the force, Lt.-Cdr. Thomas Osuji, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa that the task force had also arrested three other suspects.

    Osuji said the arrest was made at Ikot Ene, Akpabuyo Local Government Area in Cross River.

    He said that the troops had also rescued […]

  • EFCC recovers N108bn, secures 23 convictions in North-west

    EFCC recovers N108bn, secures 23 convictions in North-west

    According to reports, the Kano zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it had recovered over N108 billion from various cases it handled over the period of 10 months.

    Showcasing the Commission’s progress at a press conference in Kano yesterday, EFCC’s Zonal Head of Operations, Mr. Nnaghe Obono Itam, stated that within the period under review, the Commission recorded 214 cases, 24 of which are undergoing prosecution.

    According to him, the zonal office has secured 23convictions […]

  • Naira Recovers Again at the Black Market…See Current Value

    Naira Recovers Again at the Black Market…See Current Value

    The Nigerian currency has continued to recover in the black market against the dollar thereby raising the hopes of a proportional reduction in the inflationary trend.

    These are the currency exchange rates for today, October 19, 2016, powered by Zenith Bank. The naira which exchanged for N455 yesterday has improved slightly to N453 in the parallel market which can be attributed to the introduction of Travelex by the Central Bank of

  • Corruption: EFCC recovers N54.5bn in Kano zone in 10 months

    Corruption: EFCC recovers N54.5bn in Kano zone in 10 months

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano Zone, said it had recovered over N54.5 billion from fraudsters and politicians in the last ten months.

    The commission also said it recovered 622, 200 dollars, eight houses, nine plots of land, three trucks and a car from January to date.

    The EFCC Zonal Head of operations, Mr Nnaghe Oboni-Itam made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in Kano on Tuesday.

    According to him, the commission had recorded 214 cases out of which it secured 23 […]

  • EFCC recovers over N1bn, secures 26 convictions in 10 months

    EFCC recovers over N1bn, secures 26 convictions in 10 months

    According to reports, the head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, South South, Ishaq Salihu, said the zone has secured 26 convictions and recorded over a billion naira in the last ten months.

    He made the disclosure at the zone’s maiden media briefing in PortHarcourt, Rivers state.

    According to him, “In the last 10 months, we have upped the ante in the fight against graft in the South South zone with remarkable success.

    “In 2015, we secured 18 convictions and recovered N420,922,599.38. […]

  • NDLEA destroys Indian hemp farm, recovers five guns in Plateau

    NDLEA destroys Indian hemp farm, recovers five guns in Plateau

    It was gathered that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has destroyed 5.93 hectares of Cannabis Sativa in Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State.

    Ngozi Madubuike, the NDLEA Commander in the state, said that the farm, located at Zampit village in Shimaka district of the area, was located after a tip off.

    Madubuike told newsmen on Monday in Jos that the value of the destroyed Indian hemp stood at N670,380.

    Madubuike said that the operation was carried out in collaboration with soldiers […]