1,400 arrests, $8million seized in illegal gambling at Euro - Interpol
An Interpol operation targeting illegal gambling during Euro 2020 led to 1,400 arrests and the seizure of $7.9 million (6.7 million euros) in cash, the Lyon-based global crime agency reported on Tuesday.
Suspicious ‘Hope’, Kanu’s arrest & the north’s duplicity - Part 2
Continued from yesterday Nigerians further argue that if the country’s security agencies can synergize so efficiently with sister international bodies such as INTERPOL, then they should have been able to make some reasonable headway in exposing and prosecuting those Nigerians said to be funding Boko Haram from the United Arab Emirates. Unfortunately, this highly sensitive…
Iran asks Interpol to arrest Natanz 'sabotage' suspect
Iran has asked Interpol to help arrest a suspect in a sabotage attack on itsIran has asked Interpol to help arrest a suspect in a sabotage attack on its Natanz nuclear facility which it blames on Israel, a local newspaper reported Sunday. which it blames on Israel, a local newspaper reported Sunday.
Burnt office won’t affect our service delivery, says NIS
Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has assured Nigerians that the recent fire outbreak in the agency would not affect delivery of its services to the public.
Nigeria government petitions INTERPOL over killing of citizens in Cyprus
The Nigerian government on Tuesday lamented the killing of its citizens studying in Nothern Cyprus. Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa said it was too risky to send children to the schools in Northern Cyprus as hundreds of Nigerian students had been killed without investigations. Dabiri-Erewa condemned the killings in Cyprus when…
Interpol warns of 'alarming' cybercrime rate during pandemic
Global police body Interpol warned Monday of an "alarming" rate of cybercrime during the coronavirus pandemic, with criminals taking advantage of people working from home to target major institutions.
INTERPOL arrest three Nigerians for fraud, money laundering
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja have arrested three suspects Samson Inegbenesun 30years, Blessed Junior 32years and Muhammed Zakari 36years for fraud, money laundering and romance scam. Nigeria police in a statement disclosed that the suspects all male are from Uromi in Edo State, Nigeria. The suspects, police…
IGP Abubakar Adamu: One year of focused leadership
Prior to January 15, 2019, the name Mohammed Abubakar Adamu rang little or no bell amongst Nigerians. One year on, the story has changed as almost every household in the country...
Court grants EFCC 14 days detention order on Adoke
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Friday granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to detain Mohammed Adoke, former Attorney General and Minister of Justice for 14 days.