Metro & Crime

Ondo Health Commissioner, Adegbenro, dies of COVID-19

…govt declares work-free day, seven days mourning Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro, died yesterday of COVID-19 complications. Adegbenro gave up the ghost about 1:30p.m. at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo, after testing positive for the ravaging coronavirus. His death came three days after Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu went into self-isolation after testing […]

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FG arraigns Obinna Uzor over forgery of court judgement

The Federal Government yesterday arraigned Dr. Obinna Uzor and his lawyer, Eziafa Enwedo, before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, over allegedly using a forged Originating Summons and court processes to obtain a forged judgement from a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory to unseat Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, representing Anambra South. The forged […]

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Dubai extradites Hushpuppi, Woodberry to U.S.

Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), yesterday said the celebrated alleged internet fraud kingpin, Raymond Igbalode Abbas aka ‘Hushpuppi,’ was extradited to the United States after his arrest. The police also disclosed in a statement that Hushpuppi’s alleged accomplice, Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka ‘Woodberry,’ was also extradited to the United States after their arrest […]

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Bank security guard, two others held for fraud

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested three suspected fraudsters who specialise in defrauding innocent Nigerians by using bank details obtained through SIM swaps and Automated Teller Machines (ATM). The suspects – Michael Damhindi (36), a security guard of First Bank, North Bank area, Makurdi, Chidi Emmanuel Aniekwe (32) and Terhemba […]

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Lagos frees 40 patients

Lagos State yesterday discharged 40 coronavirus patients after they have been treated and certified free of the virus. The Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this yesterday. He said: “Good people of Lagos, today, 40 #COVID19Lagos patients; 17 females and 23 males including two foreign nationals, were discharged from our isolation facilities today to reunite […]

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COVID-19: Akeredolu’s wife, aide test positive

Days after her husband and Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu tested positive for COVID-19, his wife, Betty yesterday reportedly tested positive for the virus. The COVID-19 status of the governor’s wife was disclosed by a top government official who craved anonymity. Mrs Akeredolu’s status was coming three days after her husband, Akeredolu began […]