Nigerian Army dismisses killer soldier in Abia The Nigeria Army has dismissed Corporal Ajayi Joseph who allegedly murdered Motorcyclist Chimaobi Nwogu at Umuokeke Ngwa in Obingwa LGA and handed him over to the police for prosecution. Receiving the suspect who was demoted by the Army before his dismissal for unprofessional conduct, State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ene Okon,...... read more
Identities Of Policemen Who Killed Unarmed Suspects In Lagos Revealed The policemen, who shot an unarmed suspect dead in Lagos has been revealed.  A viral video of a restrained man shot to death by two policemen had generated outrage on social media, with Nigerians calling for the prosecution of the officers.  The policemen were identified as Fabiyi Omomayara, Olaniyi Solomon, Solomon...... read more
Kidnappers collect yam tubers, palm oil as ransom – Family Facts have emerged on how the three victims of kidnappers in Ode-Omi in the Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun state were released from their captors. A family source told newsmen on Monday that the kidnappers collected a sum of N3.5m, a carton of Schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil...... read more
FBI arrests Forbes-rated young Nigerian billionaire, Obinwanne Okeke for $12 million fraud A Forbes-rated young Nigerian billionaire and CEO of Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke has been arrested by America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over a $12 million (N4.3bn) fraud.        He was arrested last week on the last day of his trip to the United States for allegedly defrauding top American...... read more
Alleged N3.3bn fraud: Head of Service Oyo-Ita’s passports seized by EFCC The International and diplomatic passports of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, who is currently being investigated for alleged N3billion fraud, has been seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.       Oyo-Ita is being investigated over alleged abuse of duty tour allowance, money laundering...... read more
Nigerian Army uncovers gun factory in Benue State, arrests manufacturer, 9 others Operatives of the joint military intervention force, code-named Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, have uncovered another firearms manufacturing plant in Benue State.        The operatives also successfully arrested the arms manufacturer alongside nine others, including a wanted alleged kidnap kingpin and cattle rustlers operating between Benue and Nasarawa states axis....... read more
Pregnant woman abducted in Sokoto by unknown gunmen Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed the disappearance of a pregnant housewife suspected to have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The victim, Luba Bello, was reportedly abducted from her matrimonial home in the early hours of Thursday, around 2:00 a.m., in Katura, Dange Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto State. A...... read more
Traditional rulers are culprits in Kidnap incidents - Bishop Okonkwo The presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Bishop Mike Okonkwo, in his reaction to the spate of kidnappings witnessed in the country alleged that traditional rulers know kidnappers.        He also accused state Governors of doing little or nothing to address the security challenges the country has been enmeshed...... read more
Gov. Wike promises N30m reward for information that’ll lead to arrest of Bobrisky Rivers state Govrnor, Nyesom Wike, has promised to give N30 million to anyone who gives useful information that will lead to the arrest of those who killed a Director with the Rivers State Government during the Choba crisis as well as the capture of notorious criminal called Bobrisky in Gokana Local Government Area.  ...... read more
Abia: Ex-finance Commissioner, Obinna Oriaku, accused of financial misappropriation Following problems associated with wage bill, payroll management and biometric data of civil servants in Abia State, a group identified as Concerned Abia Youths Forum (CAYF) has raised alarm, accusing the immediate past Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Obinna Oriaku and a payroll management company, Lloydant Business Services of ripping off the...... read more
Two suspected bank fraudsters arrested in Anambra for generating fake alerts The police in Anambra state have arrested two men notorious for defrauding traders in the state using fake bank alerts.   Haruna Mohammed, the state police command spokesperson, in a statement released, said the men, Eko Charles, 25, and Rabiu Idris, 24, both from Gariki, Enugu state, were arrested in August...... read more
18-year-old sentenced to life in prison for killing his sister over Wi-Fi password A Georgia teen who strangled his sister to death during a dispute over the family’s Wi-Fi password has been sentenced to life in prison.   Kevon Watkins, who was 16-years-old at that time of the fatal attack in February 2018, had reportedly been playing an Xbox game before he changed the family’s Wi-Fi...... read more
14-year-old girl murdered because of her new phone ( Photos) A 14-year-old school pupil, Sinazo Kleinbooi was brutally murdered in Kwamanube Street in NU6, Motherwell, South Africa last Tuesday.   The body of the girl still dressed in school uniform was found lying in the street with a single bullet wound to her head.    According to reports, two thugs came...... read more
Adeboye calls for prayer over abduction of 5 RCCG pastors by gunmen Five Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastors were abducted along Ijebu-Ode axis on Thursday August 1, while on their way to the church's Ministers' Conference.    Pastor Enoch Adeboye, RCCG's General Overseer made the abduction announcement at the Redeemed Camp along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday August 2. He noted that this is...... read more
North-west governors grant amnesty to bandits Bandits, cattle rustlers have been granted amnesty by governors in the north-west. This was disclosed by Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina state, who read a communiqué issued at the end of a one-day security and reconciliation meeting with security agents, vigilante, volunteer groups, herdsmen and farmers on Thursday in Katsina.  ...... read more
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