Tag Archives: Crime

Tolulope Arotile: Police Arraign Two Suspects Over Celebrated Flying Officer’s Death

Kaduna Police have arraigned two brothers, Nehemiah and David Adejo before a Chief Magistrate court sitting in the state capital, in connection with the death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile. According to Channels Television, the first accused person, Nehemiah was arraigned on a two-count charge of culpable homicide under Section 190 of…

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Bolanle Olukanni, Toolz & More Nigerians React To Diezani’s Comments On “Yahoo Yahoo Boys”

Media personalities, Bolanle Olukanni and Toolz have joined other Nigerians including President Buhari’s aide, Bashir Ahmad to react to the recent comments from former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke on internet fraudsters known in local parlance as “Yahoo Yahoo boys.” Diezani while delivering a lecture at a virtual conference held on Friday, August 7, had condemned fraud, saying…

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Twitter Hack: Suspect Charged For Masterminding Attack Against Multiple Public Figures

On Friday July 31, a suspected teenage have been criminally charged for being the mastermind of an epic Twitter hack along with two others who allegedly helped hijack celebrity accounts to swindle people out of more than $100,000 in a cryptocurrency scheme. According to local reports, Florida prosecutors said they filed 30 felony counts against 17-year-old…

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EFCC’s Ibrahim Magu Denies All Allegations Against Him, Maintains Innocence

Embattled Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has denied all the allegations leveled against him, claiming them as untrue and a calculated attempt to tarnish his name. In his defense document obtained by Channels Television on Thursday, the suspended acting EFCC chairman gave a detailed response and defense of the petitions and accusations. He insisted that…

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Court Orders Diezani To Return For Alleged Money Laundering Trial

An ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has been summoned by a Federal High Court in Abuja for an arraignment on money laundering charges filed against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu made the order in a ruling on an ex parte application shortly after it was moved by the…

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Alleged Fraud: Social Media Star, Adeherself Released After Meeting Bail Conditions

Social media star, Adedamola Adewale, popularly known as Adeherself has regained freedom following her arraignment in court on a one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents. Adeherself, who has been remanded in the custody of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) since July 7, recently met all her bail conditions after Justice Sherifat Solebo granted her N500,000 bail in a ruling…

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Alleged Fraud: US Court Dismisses Case Against Hushpuppi’s Co-Defendant, Woodberry

A U.S court has granted dismissal of the fraud case against Olalekan Ponle, popularly known as Woodberry who was arrested alongside Instagram celebrity, Ramon ‘Hushpuppi’ Abbas. Recall that Prosecutors accused Woodberry of tricking a Chicago company into sending wire transfers totalling $15.2 million. Also victims of the fraud were other companies based in Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, New York and…

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Update: Hushpuppi Set To Face Trial In California Over Alleged Fraud

Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi has been transferred to California over his cybercrime allegations, weeks after hiring top Chicago lawyer, Gal Pissetzky as his attorney. Recall that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) accused Hushpuppi of funding his extravagant lifestyle from “hundreds of millions of dollars” from business email compromise frauds and other scams. Hushpuppi…

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Personal Assistant Of Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh Arrested In Gruesome Killing

Tyrese Devon Haspil, the 21-year-old personal assistant of young Bangladeshi entrepreneur, Fahim Saleh who was found decapitated and dismembered in his US residence this week has been arrested. According to The New York times, he is expected to be charged in the horrific killing of the 33-year-old Gokada CEO who was discovered dead on Tuesday afternoon by his…

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Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike Rescues Ex-NDDC Boss, Joy Nunieh From Police Invasion

The former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been rescued by Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike after her home located in the State’s capital, Port Harcourt was surrounded by security operatives, who barred her from leaving the premises. In circulating videos, Wike forced entry into Nunieh’s house, ordered the armed personnel out of the…

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