EFCC launches operations against Ponzi scheme administrators

​The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has kicked off raid against Ponzi Scheme operators. This was contained in a statement by Ayo Oyewole, the Head of Public Affairs, Ibadan Zonal Office of the EFCC, on Thursday. Oyewole said the suspects had volunteered useful information to the operatives of the commission in their quest to… Read More EFCC launches operations against Ponzi scheme administrators

Customs personnel intercept containers loaded with rice, banned drugs in Rivers State 

​Personnel of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) have impounded 4,120 bags of rice and nine containers loaded with pharmaceuticals. The Rivers State command of the Nigerian Customs disclosed that within the first quarters of 2018, the NCS made N11.4 billion out of 117.8 billions target set for it by the Federal Government. They noted that… Read More Customs personnel intercept containers loaded with rice, banned drugs in Rivers State 

Two soldiers, five civilians as Boko Haram insurgents attack border town of Cameroon and Chad

​Boko Haram terrorists have killed five civilians and two soldiers in Cameroon and Chad. The development came barely 48 hours after the insurgent group attacked Dapchi Girls School in Yobe, whisking away over 94 students. “A group of Boko Haram fighters made an incursion during Tuesday night in Assigashia,” the administrative authorities in the northern… Read More Two soldiers, five civilians as Boko Haram insurgents attack border town of Cameroon and Chad

Pandemonium in Delta State as suspected herdsmen attack farmer, wife

There is serious pandemonium in Abraka Community in Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State over alleged killing of a 56-year-old farmer, Mr. Happy Akpomiemie by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The killer herdsmen also shot and seriously injured the 36-year-old wife of the farmer, Mrs. Patience Akpomiemie in the farm. Their sixteen year old son, Elvis… Read More Pandemonium in Delta State as suspected herdsmen attack farmer, wife

Police arrest five, seize about 400 kilos of cocaine in sting operation at Russian embassy in Argentina

Police have seized nearly 400 kilos of cocaine from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a drug trafficking gang, Argentina’s security minister announced Thursday. Patricia Bullrich told a press conference that the drugs discovered in an annex of the embassy had a street value of around €50million (an equivalent of… Read More Police arrest five, seize about 400 kilos of cocaine in sting operation at Russian embassy in Argentina

Japanese police arrest two for shooting in headquarters of North Korea-linked group 

Japanese police arrested two men on Friday after several bullets were fired at the Tokyo headquarters of a group linked to North Korea, a spokesman and media said. The men pulled up at the complex housing the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon) in a van shortly before 4 a.m., before one… Read More Japanese police arrest two for shooting in headquarters of North Korea-linked group 

Australian deputy PM Barnaby Joyce resigns following sexual harassment allegations

Australia’s deputy prime minister said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party after weeks of pressure over an affair with a staffer that brought him into open conflict with his premier and a new allegation of sexual harassment emerged. Barnaby Joyce said he will step down on Monday as leader of the… Read More Australian deputy PM Barnaby Joyce resigns following sexual harassment allegations