Police arrests 5 women for hawking Naira notes The Ogun State Police Command has arrested five women in various parts of the state for illegal hawking and selling of Naira notes. The suspects, Toyin Alegbe, Kehinde Akinbode, Shoneye Latifat, Kehinde Olanrewaju and Iyanuoluwa Shokunbi were arrested in Ijebu-Ode, Shagamu and Abeokuta areas of the state during a sting operation...... read more
Taraba Assembly Ex-speaker arraigned over N267.49M election bribe The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe zonal office on April 12, 2018 arraigned the trio of Honourable Mark Bako Useni, Hassan A Abubakar and John Danjuma Ali before Justice Filibus Bitrus Andetur of the Taraba State High Court, Jalingo on a 4-count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy to procure benefit...... read more
Kidnappers release Traditional ruler after collecting 1m   The abductors of the traditional ruler of Ndele community, in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, Goodluck Umetor, have released him after collecting N1 million ransom from his family members and inflicting machete cuts on him. The monarch was abducted last Monday, April 2nd and taken to an unknown destination....... read more
Death Toll In Offa Robbery Hits 30 The death toll from Thursday’s robbery attack in Offa town in Kwara State has risen to at least 30. About 30 robbers had hit the town, raiding five commercial banks along the Owode Market Area of the town in Offa Local Government Area of the state. The attack which lasted for...... read more
17-year old girl commits suicide in Jigawa The Police in Jigawa says a 17-year old girl has committed suicide by consuming insecticide popularly known as “Piyapiya”. The Jigawa Police Command spokesman, SP Abdu Jinjiri, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Monday that the incident happened in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of the state....... read more
28 Killed, 83 Wounded As Troops Clash With Boko Haram In Maiduguri   Twenty-eight persons, including 13 Boko Haram terrorists, 14 civilians, and a soldier, were killed at an outskirt of Maiduguri metropolis when a group of insurgents and suicide bombers attempted to infiltrate the city on Easter Sunday evening. Eighty-three others, mostly residents of Bille Shuwa and Alikanranti villages, were wounded in...... read more
Woman burns granddaughter’s fingers over noodles in Benin A grandmother has  reportedly been arrested by the police in Edo State for allegedly inflicting grievous injury on her granddaughter over a meal of noodles. According to Punch, the incident was said to have occurred in Benin, the state capital. But the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, told our correspondent...... read more
$9m discovered at the house of sacked Buhari's aide,Boroh by EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), have allegedly discovered $9 million cash at the residence of the sacked Special Adviser on Niger Delta to President Muhammadu Buhari and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig.-Gen. Paul Tarelah Boroh (rtd). President Muhammadu Buhari...... read more
Traditional Ruler, Wife, 10 Others killed in Kogi by Herdsmen Barely five days after the killings in Dekina and Omala Local Government Areas, a traditional ruler and 11 other persons have again been reportedly killed and several houses razed in separate attacks by suspected herders of cattle on Agbenema, Aj’Ichekpa, Opada and Iyade villages in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi...... read more
Killer wife sentenced to death by hanging   Justice Nayai Aganaba of Bayelsa State High Court has sentenced 30yr-old Victoria Gagariga to death by hanging for killing her husband, Henry Gagariga, on February 4, 2015, in Ebisam Road in Akenfa, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. Recall that in 2015, late Mr. Henry Gagariga was killed by his wife Victoria who...... read more
Businessman bags 3-year jail term for raping 9-year-old girl   An Upper Area Court 3 sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Monday sentenced one businessman, Musty Ruwanu, 18, to three years’ imprisonment for raping a 9-year-old girl. The prosecutor, Sgt. Ibrahim Gukwat told the court that the case was reported to the police on Dec. 20, 2017, by the victim’s...... read more
EFCC Files Fraud Charges against CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed fraud charges against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Yakubu Umar. According to the charge sheet filed on behalf of the anti-corruption agency by Festus Keyamo at the High Court of FCT in Abuja, Umar was accused...... read more
EFCC arraingns University of Nigeria lecturer over N3 million land scam   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, has arraigned a lecturer with the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Dr. Theophilus Akachidelu Udeani before Justice A.M Liman of the Federal High Court, Enugu. He was arraigned on a one-count charge for obtaining the sum of N3,000,000 (Three Million Naira ) under...... read more
NEMA confirms 4 killed, 44 wounded in Maiduguri IDPs blasts The National Emergency Management Agency  (NEMA) has confirmed four persons were killed and 44 others injured in multiple explosions at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri, Borno capital late Wednesday.   “Four persons were killed (2 suicide bombers 2 IDPS ) at Dalori IDP camp Maiduguri and 44 people...... read more
Three dead as suspected herdsmen attack villagers in Adamawa No fewer than 3 persons have been confirmed dead in an attack carried out by suspected herdsmen in Kikon Village of Numan Local Government Area in Adamawa State.  Channels TV reports that the herdsmen riding on motorbikes stormed the village at about 2 am today Sunday, January 21st and attacked the villagers who were asleep. The attackers set homes on...... read more
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