The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced that it has arrested some syndicates involved in the sale of the newly redesigned naira notes which was made known on Monday in a statement issued by the DSS Spokesperson, Peter Afunanya.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) announced on Sunday that it had uncovered a transborder cartel operating in the United Arab Emirates, Togo, Benin Republic, Oman, Thailand, the European continent, and several states in Nigeria. This was made known in a statement by Director, Media, and Advocacy, NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, adding that the operation lasted for weeks and 5 members have been arrested.
Nigerian artist, Innocent Idibia, popularly known by his stage name 2Baba, has appealed to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), to do everything in its power to fight drug abuse in the build-up to the 2023 general election in Nigeria. The musician made this call when he led members of the 2Baba Foundation and a team from the National Democratic Institute (NDI), during a courtesy visit to the Chairman of the NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa Rtd, on Thursday, in Abuja.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday rearrested a former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Adedibu Ojerinde. This was disclosed by the Commission’s spokesperson, Azuka Ogugua, adding that Ojerinde was rearrested following a warrant of arrest issued by the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Justice Jide Falola of an Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo on Monday sentenced six persons to death by hanging over murder and armed robbery. The convicts, Hammed Rafiu, 37, Rasidi Waidi, 39, Kayode Sunday, 29, and Owolabi Bashiru, 54, a security guard are facing six counts charge including setting ablaze the cousin of former Osun state deputy governor, Benedict Alabi after compelling him to transfer the sum of N3 million Naira into Rafiu’s account. They were also docked for conspiracy to commit murder, stealing, kidnapping, and armed robbery contrary to sections 6(b), section 1(1), and (2) (a) (b), of the Robbery and Firearms (special provisions) Act, Cap R11, Laws of Federation of Nigeria, 324, 319, 390(9) and 364 of the Criminal Code, Cap 34, Volume 2, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.