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
Recovered $500m Abacha loot vanishes into thin air, EFCC launches Probe The  $500 million Abacha loot that was recovered from the family of the late Head of State during ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration has reportedly gone missing. The Nation reports that EFCC detectives, currently tracking the $500million, have discovered that it was diverted.   Of the $500million, about $250million was released to the Office of National...... read more
Absence of EFCC witness stalls Orji Kalu's trial The trial of former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu at the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday was stalled due to the absence of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Mr. Mike Udoh.  Kalu, Udeh Jones Udeogu and his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited were arraigned October 31, 2016, by...... read more
EFCC raises alarm over fake officials executing search warrant The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raised the alarm over fake ”EFCC’ officials executing search warrant and harassing innocent Nigerians. Its spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Wednesday that ”among their victims are politically exposed persons including ranking lawmakers.” The anti-graft agency urged Nigerians to verify the...... read more
Ikoyi Money: Court orders Forfeiture of Osborne tower Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of Flat 7B Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, where the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 were discovered  in iron cabinets and “Ghana-must-go” bags in April. The money is said to belong to the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA). The court...... read more
Ex-Super Eagles star, Godwin Okpara, arraigned for wife battery   Former Super Eagles player, Godwin Okpara, was arraigned on Thursday before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja for alleged wife battery. The 43-year old ex-football star was accused of battering his wife of 25 years, Linda. He was arraigned on one count of wife battery contrary to Section 173...... read more
Customs intercept 365 bags of smuggled rice in Sokoto The Controller of Nigerian Customs Service in Sokoto/Kebbi/Zamfara Area Command, Mr Nasiru Ahmad, said the command had intercepted two trucks with 365 bags of foreign rice. Ahmad, represented by the command’s Spokesman, Mr Magaji Mailafiya, said Thursday that the seizures were made last Thursday and Friday along Illela-Sokoto road. Ahmad said the seized...... read more
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