• Jibrin reveals how lawmakers stole N500b from N1.2 trillion 10-years allocation

    Jibrin reveals how lawmakers stole N500b from N1.2 trillion 10-years allocation

    Federal lawmakers allegedly stole N500 billion from N1.27 trillion allocated to the National Assembly (NASS) in 10 years, former House of Chairman Committeeon Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin has said.

    According to him, N500b was moved into private pockets in the name of Running cost, which was not part of the monthly salary of the lawmakers.

    Jibrin, who was on suspension said the alleged fraud perpetuated by the lawmakers was made possible because NASS allocation is a first line charge in the budget, which […]

  • Corrupt Nigerians fighting my administration with stolen wealth, Buhari laments

    Corrupt Nigerians fighting my administration with stolen wealth, Buhari laments

    President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented that some Nigerians who had corruptly enriched themselves in the past are currently using the stolen funds to wage war against his administration.

    He said the situation has made his administration’s ongoing anti-corruption war “tough and grueling.”

    According to a statement on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President spoke on Thursday in a meeting he had with the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, on the margins of […]

  • Nigeria’s stolen crude oil goes through Gulf of Guinea, says Buhari

    Nigeria’s stolen crude oil goes through Gulf of Guinea, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said most of the crude oil stolen from Nigeria passes through the Gulf of Guinea.

    The president said as part of his administration’s determination to curb the trend, the country would team up with other countries to strengthen maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea.

    A statement issued by special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Buhari made the revelation while receiving the executive secretary of the Gulf of Guinea Commission, Ambassador […]

  • The Voice Nigeria Winner, A’rese Cries Out After Her N7million SUV was Stolen (Photo)

    The Voice Nigeria Winner, A’rese Cries Out After Her N7million SUV was Stolen (Photo)

    Finally, it seems all the dust has settled following A’rese’s announcement that her car was stolen earlier today.

    Winner of The Voice Nigeria reality music competion, Agharese Emokpae, popularly known as A’rese was in a pensive mood earlier today after announcing that her car was stolen by individuals posing as government officials.

    The young woman who emerged winner of the competition which started with 47 contestants, after beating the last eight contestants took to her Instagram page to beg her fans to […]

  • Nigeria’s stolen $200bn in foreign banks – Ex-CBN chief

    Nigeria’s stolen $200bn in foreign banks – Ex-CBN chief

    A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has said that about $200 billion out of $700-$800 billion of stolen wealth stashed in foreign banks, is suspected to be from Nigeria.

    He said the amount of illegal monies taken out of developing world can resolve most developmental challenges bugging the victim countries.

    Mailafia advocated for amnesty for corrupt Nigerians to repatriate money stashed in foreign lands back into the country, saying such can trigger economic boom […]

  • Navy seizes 253,000 litres of stolen diesel

    Navy seizes 253,000 litres of stolen diesel

    Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder in Port Harcourt on Tuesday impounded 253,000 litres of illegally refined diesel loaded in two vessels and one wooden badge.

    Cdr. Raphael Ekuma, the NNS Pathfinder Base Operation Officer, paraded four suspects and the vessels before newsmen in Onne, Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers.

    The two vessels–MV Omiete VI and MV Wood Pecker– and a wooden barge had suspected stolen diesel worth N36.68 million.

    Ekuma said the arrest was part of ongoing clampdown on oil theft, piracy and […]

  • Club girl, her lover withdraw N.3m with stolen ATM card

    Club girl, her lover withdraw N.3m with stolen ATM card

    Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of Lagos State Police Command on Friday apprehended a young lady, her boyfriend and two others for stealing an Automated Teller Machine card, which belonged to one Musa Alli, and withdrew over N300,000 from the account.

    The lady, Imoleayo Bamigboye, 24, was arrested by the operatives at a club house in Surulere area of Lagos State over the crime.

    After Bamigboye’s arrest, the RRS operatives then arrested three other accomplices, including her boyfriend, Adeyinka Ayodele, on the […]

  • Two women jailed 10 months for receiving stolen rice, beans in Jos

    Two women jailed 10 months for receiving stolen rice, beans in Jos

    A Jos Chief Magistrate’s Court on Thursday sentenced two women, Karkuzu Raymond, 50, and Stella Alechenu, 45, to 10 months imprisonment each, for receiving stolen rice and beans.

    The convicts, both of Jenta Adamu Street, Jos, were charged with receiving stolen property.

    The magistrate, Jovita Binjin, sentenced them after they pleaded guilty to the crime and begged for leniency.

    In their plea, the convicts attributed their action to the harsh economic times.

    “It is the current hardship that led us to it; we just […]

  • Return stolen loots, Buhari tells UK, US

    Return stolen loots, Buhari tells UK, US

    President Muhammad Buhari has opened up on the status of funds looted by public officers, but recovered by his administration. He spoke in New York, United States in a speech he delivered at the United Nations.

    This is even as he urged the United States and United Kingdom to return Nigeria’s stolen cash lodged in their banks.

    The President expressed optimism that stolen cash and assets in the West will be returned to Nigeria in 2017.

    Two weeks ago, Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, […]

  • Soldiers seize 50,000 litres of stolen crude oil in Abia

    Soldiers seize 50,000 litres of stolen crude oil in Abia

    Soldiers of the 14 Brigade, Ohafia, stationed at Owaza, Ukwa West Council area, Abia state, have recovered a truck with 50,000 litres of stolen crude oil at Umuebulengwu community.

    It was gathered that the oil thieves had loaded the truck with Registration number, XD 531 KHE, at the river bank in Ohando community from where they abandoned it at Umuebulengwu area.

    Conducting newsmen round the area, Commanding Officer, 14 Brigade Ohafia, Brigadier General Lawrence Fejokwu, displayed a storage tank, wooden boats and […]

  • We have discovered another N33trn stolen under Jonathan – APC

    We have discovered another N33trn stolen under Jonathan – APC

    National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, is claiming that atleast N33 trillion got missing from the National treasury during the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

    National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, is claiming that atleast N33 trillion got missing from the National treasury during the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

    Parts of the statement read,“The chairman listed other instances of the massive looting of the national till under the PDP, which never differentiated between the party’s finances and […]