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Nigerians paid N400 billion bribe in 12 months ―UNODC, NBS Survey

A joint survey by some national and United Nations agencies have concluded that Nigerians paid bribes amounting to N400 billion or $4.6 billion in the 12 months between 2015 and 2016 to public officials across 36 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The National Corruption Report titled, “Bribery: public experience and

Gunmen storm EFCC Office, threaten forex fraud investigator

Babatunde Opalana  A major security breach was recorded at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in the early hours of Wednesday, August 16, 2017 as unknown gunmen attacked the office located at Wuse Zone 7, Abuja. According to the Commission’s spokesperson, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, the group of heavily

Church massacre: Osinbajo approves delegation to visit Ozubulu

  The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved a five-man delegation to visit and condole with government and people of Anambra over the Aug, 6 horrific attack on worshippers in the state. Mr. Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity (Office of the Vice-President), confirmed this

EFCC grills CBN Deputy Governor, Adelabu over fraud allegations

Quizzes former FBN GMD Onasanya, Oba Otudeko  Trio granted administrative bail Nneoma Ndibe The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has grilled the Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Adedayo Adelabu, for hours over allegations of fraud; embezzlement and mismanagement of shareholders’ funds in the First Bank of

DSS nabs Boko Haram cell leader in Kano, kidnappers of German archeologists

Records success containing kidnappings, robbery and terrorists activities  Babatunde Opalana  The Department of State Services (DSS) reeled out successes recorded in its tactical operations in parts of the country between July and early August 2017, including the arrest of Boko Haram cell leader in Kano state, as well as the kidnappers

Police sets up panel to investigate bribery-for-promotion allegations

Jude Johnson   The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has set up special Panel to investigate complaints and allegations credited to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau, on various bribery-for-promotion allegations within the Nigerian Police Force (NPF).   The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, in

Nigerian Police dismiss 6 officers for extortion, 657 cases of misconduct

17% reduction in number of complaint in 2017 Q2  Jude Johnson    The Nigerian Police has dismissed six officers for extortion with its Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) resolving a total of 589 complaints which represents 90% of 657 complaints made against the police from across the country in the second

Church Massacre: Pakistani Drug Lords Allegedly Ordered Hit on Nigerian Baron-Intel

Hints at state operatives' connection Gov. vows to apprehend perpetrators  As Police confirm 11 dead, 18 injured Jude Johnson      The tragic event that witnessed massacre of worshippers in Nigerian Church on Sunday, August 6, 2017 has taken a new twist with information revealing that the hit was allegedly ordered by Pakistani

Kidnappings: Police commences special operation in Abuja-Kaduna highways

Embarks on 24-hr surveillance, patrol Jude Johnson    The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has deployed Special Police Force, Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Squad, Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Intelligent Response Team, Special Tactical Squad, Force Intelligence Branch and Police Helicopters to root out Kidnappers and Armed Robbers on Abuja-Kaduna Highway The Force

200 kidnap suspects, others nabbed in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has stepped up its raids on suspected criminal hideouts across the state. The Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed disclosed that over 200 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and cultists have been arrested in the period under review. Parading the suspects, he told reporters that over 400 various arms

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