Tag: Stealing

New Imo Governor, Hope Uzodinma accused of stealing $12m dollars, banned from traveling abroad by Buhari

The newly inaugurated Imo State Governor, Senator hope Uzodinma is dealing with an alleged $12m (N4.3bn) fraud as well as the travel ban imposed on the governor by the Federal Government of Nigeria, The Supreme Court had declared Senator Hope Uzodimma as governor of Imo State, a member of the[Read More…]

“Can you imagine top church officials engaging in doubling figures” – Winners Chapel sack senior Pastors for stealing from church’s treasury

The Presiding Bishop of Winner’s Chapel, David Oyedepo, has dismissed some officials for allegedly stealing from the church’s treasury. Oyedepo, who spoke on Saturday during an empowerment summit organised for the church’s ordained workers. TheCable Newspaper reports did not however, did not disclose the number of officials affected. He said,[Read More…]

Nigerians are vandalising and stealing clips, Bolts On Lagos-Ibadan Rail Track – Railway Corporation MD allege

Government has bemoaned the pilfering of clips, bolts and knots on the Lagos/Ibadan rail line.  Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Fidet Okhiria, said 5,000 clips and 10,000 bolts as well as knots had been replaced along the rail track. He said, “You can’t imagine that between Lagos and[Read More…]

Yahoo Yahoo: Two London-based Nigerians Involved In Cyber Crime, Jailed After Stealing More Than £1m

Two Nigerians who operated a London-based cyber crime group have been jailed after reportedly stealing more than £1m, News Agency of Nigeria reports. Emmanuel Mmaduike and Olawale Kashimawo, both 31, obtained thousands of business email addresses and passwords which they used to divert payments from companies to themselves, according to[Read More…]

“Prayer Warriors” Contracted To “Pray For Ailing President Buhari” Accuse Organizers Of Stealing Their Pay

Nigerians mobilised to the Eagle Square, Abuja, to “pray for President Muhammadu Buhari and the peace of the country” have accused the organisers, the National Youth Council of Nigeria, of denying them their promised incentives. PREMIUM TIMES interacted with some of them Friday night at Wuse 2, where they had[Read More…]

For Allegedly Stealing 3.5 Million Worth of Tyres, Dangote Declares 285 Truck Drivers Wanted

  The Dangote Group of Companies Plc has declared 285 truck drivers wanted over theft of about 3.5 million customised tyres of the company. The Coordinator of the company’s National Patrol Unit, Abdullahi Magaji, a retired commissioner of police, disclosed this while addressing journalists on Sunday in Lokoja. Mr. Magaji[Read More…]

For Stealing Groundnut Oil, Police Arraign Unemployed Man

A 25-year-old unemployed man, Stanley Adeyunju, has been brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing three cartons of groundnut oil on New Year’s eve. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Adeyunju of 24, Wilfred Str. IyanAfin Area of Badagry, was arraigned on one count charge[Read More…]

Unemployed Man Arraigned For Stealing Chicken Gizzard

A Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday granted N50,000 bail to an unemployed man who allegedly stole a carton of chicken and that of gizzard. Magistrate Abiodun Etti granted bail to Emeka Ifererike after he pleaded not guilty. Etti also ordered the accused to provide a surety in[Read More…]

Court Jails 22-Year-Old Man For Stealing N3,060

A Lugbe Grade 1 Area Court on Wednesday sentenced a 22-year-old businessman, Kingsley Okoh, to three months imprisonment for stealing N3, 060. The Judge, Mr Garba Ogbede, however, gave the convict N 20,000 option of fine. Ogbede said that: “I have no option than to sentence the convict accordingly since[Read More…]

Court Grants N50, 000 Bail To Suspect Alleged Of Stealing N25, 000 Cell Phone

Chief Magistrate Abiodun Etti of the Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday granted Shola Afeez bail in the sum of N50, 000 with a surety. Afeez was alleged to have stolen a Microsoft cell phone valued at N25, 000. Etti ordered that the surety must provide evidence of tax payment[Read More…]