• Cook, 35, docked for withdrawing with employer’s ATM card

    Cook, 35, docked for withdrawing with employer’s ATM card

    A 35-year-old cook, Emeka Akpama, was on Tuesday arraigned in Lagos for allegedly stealing the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card of his employer, who was away on Holy pilgrimage in Jedda.

    Akpama is facing a two-count charge bordering on theft at a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court.

    The prosecutor, Insp. Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the accused had on Sept. 1 at about 10.00a.m., stolen his employer’s Standard Chartered Bank ATM card at his residence in Lekki area of Lagos.

    “The cook stole the […]

  • Rivers government denies withdrawing N11bn, tells EFCC to operate within law

    Rivers government denies withdrawing N11bn, tells EFCC to operate within law

    The Rivers State Government has disowned one “Mr Kingsley Fubara”, who is said to be a Director of Finance and Administration, in the State Government.

    Report had emerged that Fubara made repeated financial withdrawals from the Central Bank of Nigeria and Zenith Bank to the tune of 11 billion Naira‎.

    But in a statement by Dr. Austin Tam-George, Commissioner for Information and Communication,‎ Rivers State, he denied the claims.

    According to him, “The Rivers State Government never conducted such financial transactions and the […]

  • Boko Haram suspect arrested while withdrawing money

    Boko Haram suspect arrested while withdrawing money

    The Adamawa state police command on Friday said it arrested a suspected member of the Boko Haram sect.

    According the NAN, Othman Mohammed, Public Relations Officer of the command, said the suspect was arrested in Gombi.

    Mohammed said the suspect was being investigated by the command.

    “He is now being investigated; his name or whether he is on the wanted list will be revealed after the investigation,” the Deputy Superintendent said.

    Meanwhile, a witness in Gombi said the suspect was arrested while trying to […]