How EFCC raided Lagos apartment, recovered billions

The serenity of the highbrow area of Osborne road, Ikoyi, Lagos State, on Wednesday was shattered by gunshots. The gunshots, which reverberated through the quiet community, were from smoking guns of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The operatives reached Osborne road about 4:30p.m. The reason for the sporadic shooting is yet unknown, but people in the area, including guards attached to the posh houses scampered for safety. Some of the guards made valiant efforts to hurriedly lock their gates before bolting for cover. When the gunshots…

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EFCC raids Jonathan’s cousin’s firm

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, raided the premises of Kakatar CE Limited at Otakeme, Bayelsa State. The construction company, belongs to Azibaola Robert, a cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The raid, New Telegraph learnt, took the employees of the company by surprise but contrary to expectation, no cash was recovered at the end of the raid. Spokesman of the company, Mr Austin Ekeinde, who confirmed the incident, said the operatives vandalised several company property although they did not produce any warrant to justify the…

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Buhari: We’re discussing with Chibok girls’ captors

THREE YEARS AFTER ABDUCTION… President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday disclosed that his administration has reached out to leaders of the Boko Haram sect for the release of the remaining Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped exactly three years ago in Borno State. The president stated this in a statement to mark three years since the girls were abducted from Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok. “We have reached out to their captors, through local and international intermediaries, and we are ever ready to do everything within our means to ensure the safe release of all…

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Robbers storm company, tie up sleeping policemen, guards

Two policemen, a sergeant and an inspector, have been detained for sleeping on duty and losing their rifles to armed robbers. The two policemen, who were attached to a biscuit company at Apapa Wharf, Lagos were attacked at the company’s premise, while sleeping. The robbers, after beating the policemen black and blue, left with their service rifles. The attack on the company was the second. The robbers, who attacked the policemen with an iron rod, also beat up the company’s private security guards and driver. The incident happened on March…

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Big Brothers coming!

Robbers write Lagos community Police begin patrol, raids, arrest Fear has gripped residents of a community at Isheri/ Idimu, Lagos State, after they received strange letters from unknown persons believed to be armed robbers. In the letters, the suspected armed robbers, who described themselves as ‘Big Brothers,’ said they would soon visit the community. The residents said that they woke up Monday morning to see the letters pasted at different areas in the community. The letters told them to expect a visit soon. The letters, typed in capital letters, were…

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Suspects pose as guards, drivers to rob employers –CP

Detectives attached to Anti- Kidnapping Unit of the Lagos State Police Command, have arrested four suspects, who used to disguise as drivers and security guards, in order to rob their employers. The suspects have been identified as Bamidele Aina 28, Ali Mogunu 33, Mala Abba 28 and Joshua Emmanuel 25. Aina and Mogunu were first arrested along Ondo State route. They were later used as bait to catch Abba and Emmanuel. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, said that Aina and Mogunu were intercepted by Highway Police…

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