December 20, 2019

Alleged graft: EFCC detains ex-AGF Adoke at airport on arrival from Dubai

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has taken into custody a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke. Adoke was arrested on Thursday after flying into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates where he had been held by the International Police Organisation since November 11, 2019. He was arrested by the Interpol Unit of the Nigeria Police Force which was waiting for him at the Abuja airport. The Commissioner of Police in charge of the Interpol, Umar Garba, confirmed to The PUNCH that his men arrested and handed Adoke to the EFCC shortly after his arrival in Abuja. He [Read]

Police arrest 42-Yr-old Man for impregnating 16-yr-old daughter, forcing abortion

  The Ogun State command of Nigeria police Force said it has arrested a 42 year old man, Taofeek Oyeyemi for allegedly impregnating his 16yrs old biological daughter. This was contained in a statement by the Command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. According to Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a complaint from the mother of the victim who reported the matter at Ewekoro police station that her daughter who has been living with her ex-husband informed her that she was impregnated by her father who also took her to a quack medical practitioner for abortion. He explained that since [Read]

Malpractices: JAMB To Deploy Drones To Exam Centres During 2020 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday said it will deploy drone cameras to all the identified 700 examination centres to check any activity that can jeopardise the efforts of the Board from being a transparent agency of government it is known for. It also announced it generated N20 billion from University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) between 2016 to 2019. The board’s Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed these in Zaria, Kaduna State, during the second day of meeting with Computer Based Test (CBT) centres operators with the States coordinators of the Board, financial institutions and internet service providers. Oloyede, who was specifically addressing CBT centres operators who [Read]