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NYCS Member Arrested For Breaking ATM In Kogi

A member of the National Youth Service Corps serving in Kogi State has been arrested for allegedly breaking an ATM of a new generation bank with the intention to steal from it.

The suspect, Akah Tersoo, was arrested with an accomplice, Godwin Idih. The duo were among 36 suspects arrested in the last one week in the state.

The Commissioner of Police, Wilson Inalegwu, spoke on Tuesday while presenting his scorecard since he took over the force leadership in the state.

Husband, Wife Paid N600k To Hack JAMB Network Arrested

A hacker, who was allegedly paid N600,000, has been arrested by operatives of the NSCDC in Abeokuta, Ogun State, for allegedly erecting a radio mast with the aim of hacking the virtual Private network of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)

He was arrested alongside the proprietor of Bright Technologies, an IT company.

The hacker’s wife and other accomplices were also arrested by the NSCDC team from Abuja.

Two suspects were said to be on the run. One of the suspects, identified only as Tosin, confessed that the deal they were contracted for was to extend the JAMB network, from an accredited Computer Based Test centre in Abeokuta to some cyber cafe operators in the area where candidates can be registered illegally for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

The corps said that during the interrogation, the proprietor also confessed that he created over 400 User Names and passwords.

Lagos Police Rescue Boy Loaned By Parents For N8,000

The Lagos Police Command has rescued 15-year-old Ajala Samuel, who was reported to have been used by her parents to get N8,000.

The police had already transferred the victim’s parents and others alleged to have been involved in the case to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.

Samuel’s parents ran into financial crisis after his mum became sick and stepfather lost his job.

According to Punch, the family gave him to a Lagos trader, Iya Meta, and collected N8,000 for him to work for the woman for two months.

Iya Meta was said to have further loaned him to three women on Lagos Island, collecting N72,000 for his service. The trio were alleged to have further given him out to a woman in Mushin area.

It was alleged that two policewomen from Ijora Badia division were involved in the illegal deal.

Whistle-Blowers To Get N2.1billion – EFCC

All things being equal, whistle-blowers are poised to get N2.1bn reward for their whistle-blowing efforts that have led to major discoveries since December 20, 2016 when the policy was inaugurated by the Federal Government, findings by Saturday PUNCH have shown.

It was, however, learnt that payment would only be made after the recoveries have been thoroughly investigated by the anti-graft agencies.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had at the inauguration of the policy, said any Nigerian who gave information leading to the recovery of looted funds would be compensated by up to five per cent of the amount.

He had also laid out the compensation plan, saying informants whose information led to the discovery of up to N1bn would receive five per cent of the amount; those who gave tips leading to the discovery of between N1bn and N5bn would receive five per cent on the first N1bn and four per cent on the remaining N4bn; while those who gave information leading to the recovery of over N5bn would get 2.5 per cent of the amount.

Soldiers Order Man To Swim In Mud Water – Video

A video is trending online which shows how a man was made to swim in dirty mud water. Reports have it that the unidentified man was “punished by Nigerian Soldiers” for an unknown offence.

In the video, the said soldiers are heard saying “Oya put your head inside, enter well. If you no put your head, I go wipe you koboko”…

UPDATE: Uber Driver Who Stole Lady’s Money In Lagos Has Been Arrested

I said it yesterday that Lagos Police will get this guy. It pains me when young people allow greed and desperation becloud their senses to do things and land in a mess.

With diligence, hardwork and proper planning you could make more than that money. But now you are going to prison. So what happens to all your desperation? Sigh!

Catholic Priest In Sh0ck As Nigerian Soldiers Search Church & His House For Weapons

According to Reverend father/Bishop, Vesuwe Benjamin who works at Catholic Diocese of Gboko in Benue state, his house and church were ransacked by soldiers in search of weapons.

Read the incident as he narrated below;

‘Today my house and the entire parish was turned inside out by the military in-search for weapons. They say I keep weapons, for heaven sake, I don’t do weapon. The Fulani herdsmen go about with heavy weapons killing innocent people and never a day has any one of them been harassed by the military.

How Young Man K!IIed G!rIfr!end, H!d B0DY In Freezer

A young Kenyan man, Abdulkarim Njoroge, has been arrested in connection with the death of his lover, Irene Kananu.

Njoroge, a 25-year-old university student was accused of k.illing Kanau and h.iding her c0rpse in a freezer in his house.

Njoroge strangled Kananu in his house in Mtwapa region in Mombasa, following an argument when she wanted to dump him for getting another lady pregnant, Star reported.

The police arrested the suspected murderer on Tuesday, two weeks after the family of the deceased, an HR officer with chemical giant Henkel in Industrial Area, declared her missing on March 31.

The victim’s bo.dy was found n*ked, her head inside the refrigerator while her legs and hips were sti.cking out.

Court Directs EFCC To Hand Over The Billions Discovered In Ikoyi House To FG

Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered that the $38million, N23million and £27,000, recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a residential building located at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, be temporarily forfeited to the Nigerian government.

In a ruling presided by Justice Muslim Hassan, he ordered that the funds be handed over to Federal Government pending when the “owner” surfaces to make a court case against the order.

Man who Won $3million Sentenced to 21years Imprisonment

Don’t pursue cash blindly without getting your life’s priorities right, else money will control you.

A Georgia man, Ronnie Music Jr., of Waycross who won $3 million in a scratch-off lottery game in February 2015 was sentenced on Monday to serve 21 years in federal prison.

46yrs old Mr. Music was arrested, convicted and been sentenced to prison for reportedly using at least part of his $3 million in lottery winnings to deal drugs.

Prosecutors say he pleaded guilty in July to conspiring to traffic large amounts of methamphetamine and to being a felon in possession of firearms.

Prosecutors say he used the money he won to buy crystal meth to sell.

He was arrested in late 2015 after selling meth to a confidential informant. Prosecutors say they have indicted and arrested 21 other members of the drug trafficking ring and, including Music, the other 20 have been convicted.

How can you win $3million (over N1bn), people’s lifetime dream, and you use it to deal drugs?