Armed Robbery suspect indicts Mum, Sister as beneficiaries Member of a four-man robbery gang, Offor Joseph, arrested recently by Police officers attached to Satellite Division, Lagos State Police Command, has revealed that he gave his mother N50,000 from his share of the N900,000 he got from his first operation. According to Offor, who was arrested alongside Chinedu Ogu, a...... read more
Police Declare Lagos Trader Wanted For Murder Of Enugu Monarch The Police on Wednesday declared Chijioke Okenwa, a Lagos-based businessman, wanted in connection with the murder of Igwe Stephen Nwatu, the traditional ruler of Ogbovine community, Nkanu West Local government Area of Enugu State. Ebere Amaraizu, the spokesman of Enugu State Police Command, declared Okenwa wanted in a statement. According to...... read more
Man gets life imprisonment for defiling 12-year old girl Justice Sedonten Ogunsanya of the Lagos High Court has sentenced a rapist, Inyang Kingsley to life imprisonment for defiling a 12-year old girl. The Court had earlier upheld the argument of the prosecution, led by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State, Adeniji Kazeem that by the provision of Section...... read more
N1.126bn fraud: Court jails Ex-gov. Dariye for 14 years   Former Plateau State governor, Joshua Dariye was on Tuesday sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption by a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja. Dariye was found guilty of diverting N1.162 billion state ecological funds while he was governor between 1999 and 2007. He was first arraigned on a 23-count...... read more
Nigerian Burnt To Death By South Africans   A Nigerian has been burnt to death in Rustenburg, South Africa after his vehicle was set ablaze by yet-to-be-identified people. He has not been identified. However, the country’s North West police did not believe the incident was related to violent protests in the area this week, according to media reports...... read more
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
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