EFCC arrests CashNation boss ‘Kashy’ for alleged internet fraud

Babatunde Oyerinde Abidoun a.k.a. Kashy, said to be the owner of a record label ‘CashNation Ent. Ltd’ has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his alleged involvement in internet fraud.   The suspect who shuttles between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and allegedly uses the proceeds of his fraudulent activities to fund his lavish lifestyle, was arrested at his residence in Lekki Conservative Estate in Lagos following intelligence gathered overtime about his suspicious lifestyle.   According to the anti-graft agency, investigations linked his fraudulent activities to his domestic staff, Thomas Aliu Akwu…

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EFCC arrests Social Media Influencer, Adedamola Adewale and four others for Internet Fraud (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested five alleged internet fraudsters, including Instagram comedian/social media influencer Adedamola Adewale, for their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.   The five suspects were apprehended in different areas of Lagos during a raid by operatives.   Adewale, 20, and her accomplice, Lamina Hamzat Ajibola, were arrested at the Agungi area of Lekki, Lagos State, while Israel Onyebuchi, Emmanuel Olayode and Valentine Nwokorie were picked up at the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State.     According to the commission, the arrest of…

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Police arrests man for allegedly raping 85-year-old grandmother in Niger state (photo)

Operatives of the Niger state police command have arrested a 25- year- old man, Ezekiel Yunana, for raping an 85- year- old grandmother in Rafi local government area in the state.   The victim who reported the case at the Kagara police division, said she was inside her house sleeping when the suspect broke into her room through the window and then raped her. She explained that Ezekiel had threatened to kidnap her, asking her to pay a large sum of money, which she told him she didn’t have. The aged woman said Ezekiel raped…

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LASTMA arrests over 100 vehicles for violating social distancing order

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) says it has arrested over 100 vehicles for violating the social distancing order put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.   The lockdown order was relaxed on May 4, giving people a bit a freedom to move about when necessary.   Consequently, the Lagos State Government issued new transport operational guidelines, which includes observing social distancing in commercial vehicles, compulsory use of face masks and other measures to prevent spread of the virus.   However, some commercial drivers did not adhere…

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Army arrests 13 impersonators in Lagos

13 fake soldiers accused of using military uniform to perpetrate crimes in Lagos in spite of the lockdown order issued by President Buhari over the outbreak of Coronavirus, have been arrested by the Nigerian army.   The suspects were identified a Ebenezer Adeleke, Afolabi Hassan, Allen Afolabi, Daramola Olamide, Akpan Joel, Eze David, Frank Eze, Joseph Okere, Ahmed Ameh and Akpan Emmanuel. It was learnt that some of the suspects who were nabbed wearing uniforms with the ranks of Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major and Captain at different parts of Lagos, also forged an…

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BREAKING: COVID-19: Police arrests Funke Akindele over party; to declare JJC, Naira Marley, others wanted

Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, has been arrested by officers of the Lagos State Police Command. DSP Bala Elkana, Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed this to DAILY POST Sunday night. He said the command’s attention was drawn to a viral video showing a large number of persons mainly in the entertainment industry in an estate, along Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki axis, Lagos. The event was a birthday party organised by Funke Akindele Bello and her husband. “Police detectives from the State CID Yaba were promptly drafted to the location. Funke Akindele was arrested.…

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FBI arrests 13 Nigerians over $30m cyber fraud

13 Nigerians have been arrested by operatives of US’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on charges of $30m cyber fraud.   The Nigerians were arrested alongside 11 others over their involvement in a large-scale fraud which targeted citizens, corporations, and financial institutions throughout the country.   TheCable reported that the arrested suspects were charged before a federal court in Atlanta.   They’ve been identified as Blessing Oluwatimilehin Ojo, Afeez Olaide Adeniran, Matthan Bolaji Ibidapo, Obinna Nwosu, Benjamin Ibukunoluwa Oye, Christopher Akinwande Awonuga, Ahamefule Aso Odus, Paul Chinonso Anyanwu, Chineda Obilom Nwakadu, Chukwukadibia Ikechukwu Nnadozie, Uchechi Chidimma Odus, John…

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EFCC Arrests 12 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in a Yahoo yahoo School

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 12 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects-Oluwaseun Ogunbunmi, Haruna Yusuf , Olubori Hassan, Wasiu Idowu, Basit Adeniran, Aina Olajuwon, Okafor Joseph, David Ado, Olamide Ogunseye, Opeyemi Ahmed , Monsuru Amao, Taiwo Rasak- were arrested on Thursday, August 29, 2019 in a rented three-bedroom apartment in the Ikotun area of Lagos, where they used as a Yahoo Yahoo school. The arrest followed intelligence reports received from concerned members of the public about their alleged criminal activities. During the raid, some of…

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Photo: EFCC arrests ex-JAMB staff for N10m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested one Kola Al-Amin, a former staff of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB over alleged forgery and obtaining money by false pretences.   His arrest followed a petition alleging that sometime in November, 2010, Kola who operates under the name of “Cool Technologies Consult Limited” with office located at No.4/900, Taiwo House, Second Floor, Yemetu Total Garden, Ibadan, Oyo State approached the complainant, a microfinance bank (name withheld) with a Local Purchasing Order (LPO) for the supply of…

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