Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a
suspected fraudster, Obiechina Chikeluba for allegedly swindling Kieran
Oakes, a UK citizen, the sum of £54,000 (equivalent of N20m) in love
Chikeluba, a 21-year-old student of Federal College of
Science and Technical Yaba, Lagos, met the victim on Facebook sometime
PM Newspaper reports that the suspect, using the assumed profile of an American, Lisa
Jackson, entered into a relationship with Oakes, with the pair agreeing
to get married.
the course of their relationship, ‘Jackson’ at various times collected
money to the tune of £54,000 from Oakes, to enable him travel to the UK
to meet her.
After an endless wait for her fiancé, it dawned on the Briton that she had been conned, and consequently petitioned the EFCC.
of the Commission arrested Chikeluba in a sting operation on February
24, 2015 in Lagos while attempting to collect a parcel sent to him.
He will appear in court as soon as investigation is concluded.
It's like the new way of punishment is via Hot Water...remember hat happened (HERE) three days ago?
Well, another woman, Owolati Laide, 45, has been sentenced to three months imprisonment by
an FCT Area Court in Lugbe, on Thursday for pouring hot water on her
According to a report by Vanguard, the Judge, Mr Gambo Garba, gave
Laide an option of N5, 000 fine because of her six- month old baby. The
convict had pleaded guilty and begged the court to tamper justice with
She said, “ Please sir, don’t send me to jail because of my six
months old baby. I am so sorry for what I did; it was the devil that
lured me into this act. I will not do it again. I just discovered that
my husband has other...
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress,
Muhammadu Buhari, has returned to Nigeria after two weeks in the United
Buhari arrived the country at the wee hours of Friday, March 6, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The APC flagbearer was met at the airport by supporters of the
opposition party led by the Deputy Director General of the APC
presidential campaign, Senator Olurunnimbe Mamora.
See photos below:
Mrs Joy Olatunji Shittu, the widow who hid her husband’s corpse in a house since 2013 has revealed why she did it! Read what she told Vanguard
"The decision to hide the corpse was my husband’s dying wish because our
family has been under severe attack. I got married to my husband in 1973, and before he died in 2013, we had six children. But two of my sons died mysteriously after their university education; two others got missing, while my two daughters are the only ones alive. It has been a running battle that started after
we acquired a landed property in Ifako-Ijaiye about 20 years ago. My
husband and I erected a storey building but some people in the
neighbourhood who masterminded the arrest of my daughters are the ones