News

ICPC Arrests Woman Offering New Naira Notes for Sale


The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) yesterday, 1st of February 2023, arrested a woman, identified as Omoseyin Oluwadarasimi Esther for allegedly offering new naira notes for sale on social media.

According to the ICPC, the arrest was as a result of intelligence received which led its operatives to seek out the suspect.

-Advertisement- Place Your Advert Here

“It is believed she is in collusion with key elements in the financial services sector diverting the newly released notes away from banking halls and payment channels into a “ black market”

“She is currently in ICPC detention and is helping the Commission with its findings on the criminal trading of the naira and the attendant scarcity and negative economic outcomes being caused by the action” the statement posted on ICPC verified tweeter handle reads


-Advertisement- Place Your Advert Here

ALSO READ -  Disbursement of Ship Finance Fund Will Grow GDP of Nigerians, Says Jamoh, NIMASA DG


Joshua Okoria

Joshua Okoria is a Lagos based multi-skilled journalist covering the maritime industry. His ICT and graphic design skills makes him a resourceful person in any modern newsroom. He read mass communication at the Olabisi Onabanjo University and has sharpened his knowledge in media practice from several other short courses. 07030562600, hubitokoria@gmail.com

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Back to top button