Gunmen kill 66 in Kaduna
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, on Friday, confirmed the death of 66 people in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. The governor, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, regretted the development and vowed that the perpetrators would be brought... Read more
Abductors release three Bowen University staff after 3 days
The kidnapped members of staff of the Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, were released on Thursday. The victims, two males and a female, were abducted in Idominasi in the Obokun Local Government Area of the state on Monday. They were said to be travelling from Ilesha to Osogbo when... Read more
14 Undergraduate internet fraudsters in EFCC net , fetish items recovered
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office yesterday arrested14 suspected internet fraudsters believed to be undergraduates. They were arrested in Awa area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The suspects are: Igberase Hope Odianosen, Afolabi Wasiu, Odeneye Eniola, Olajide Timilehin and Ogunnowu Samson. Others include: Olaniyi... Read more
Thugs beat up Policemen, set Police Station ablaze (Photos)
A police station in Ajali Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State has been gutted by fire. According to a source, several policemen were beaten up before the station was set ablaze. Several detainees were also said to have been released by people suspected to be members of... Read more
20-yr-old FUTO student assassinates her final year student ex
A 20-year-old undergraduate of the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Chitere Okoronkwo, pictured above, has been arrested by men of the Imo state police command for allegedly killing her boyfriend, Johnmark Osigwe. Parading her before newsmen at the command’s headquarters on Tuesday February 12th, the state Commissioner of Police,... Read more
Police arrest RCCG Pastor over alleged theft of girlfriend’s car
A 41-year-old evangelist, Olajide Olawale, has been apprehended for allegedly stealing his lover’s vehicle and selling it to his friend in Abuja. The Oyo State Police Command, on Monday, paraded Olawale and other suspected criminals arrested in recent times. Olawale, who claimed to be an evangelist of the Redeemed... Read more
Suspected hoodlums strip two female corps members, take their panties and sanitary pad
Two female National Youth Service Corps members were reportedly stripped and forced to hand over their clothes including their panties to some suspected hoodlums in Ebonyi State. One of the corps members, who was on her period also had her blood-soaked pants and sanitary pad taken away by the... Read more
NURTW chairman sentenced to death by hanging for killing policeman
An Ikeja High Court, on Wednesday sentenced Saheed Arogundade, Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Boundary/Aiyetoro Unit, Lagos State to death for the murder of a 32-year-old policeman, Gbenga Oladipupo. Justice Olabisi Akinlade discharged and acquitted Arogundade’s five co-defendants Mustapha Layeni, Adebayo Abdullahi, Seyi Pabiekun, Sikiru Rufai... Read more
Kidnapping: Absence of witness stalls Evans’ trial
A prosecution witness, Inspector Idowu Haruna, scheduled to testify in the trial of a suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, was yesterday reported to be involved in an accident. State prosecuting counsel, Adebayo Haroun, who disclosed this before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offence Court, explained... Read more
Police arrest woman over theft of 5-day-old twin baby in Anambra (photos)
Detectives at the Central Police Station, Nnewi, Anambra State, have arrested one 35-year-old Dorothy Sunday, who allegedly stole a five-day-old twin baby boy. In a statement in Awka on Thursday, SP Haruna Mohammed, Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Police Command, said that the woman was arrested at 5.30p.m. on... Read more