Police in Katsina State on Wednesday arrested two individuals who disguise as spirits (Aljannu) to defraud unsuspecting individuals of their monies in the state. This was confirmed by the spokesperson of the Command, SP Gambo Isah, in a statement adding that nemesis...
Police operatives in Lagos have arrested 243 persons for violating the COVID-19 protocols in the state. The state’s Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, who disclosed this while parading the suspects at the command headquarters, Ikeja, on Saturday, said the violators...
Three men, Loto Temitayo aged 34, Olabode Omoboye aged 54 and Ogunbamila Erioluwa aged 52, have been arraigned before an Akure Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly kidnapping three minors for the purpose of using them for money rituals. They were...
A 25-year-old man identified as Umar Yahaya is to be flogged 12 strokes of cane and also pay a fine of N10,000 for dealing in hard drugs. The suspect was arrested on December 31, 2020 at about 7pm by a...
Justice Lateefa A. Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, convicted and sentenced Okey Nwosu, a former Managing Director, Finbank Plc, to three years imprisonment for over 10m fraud. The Economic and...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command on Friday, said it arrested no fewer than 133 suspects and convicted 44 for various drug-related offences in 2020. This disclosure was made in a statement by the command’s Public...
The Ogun State Police Command said on Thursday 2,735 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals were arrested between July and December in the state. The state’s Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, stated this when he paraded 47 suspects arrested...
A high court in Jigawa State on Tuesday, sentenced two people, identified as Jamilu Harisu and Mustapha Idris to death by hanging. It was learnt that Idris of Daneji village in Ringim local government, was sentenced to death, after he...
Men of the Kaduna State police Command have arrested some youths suspected to be the organizers of the aborted maiden edition of a Kaduna sex party. The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Muhammad Jalige confirmed the development saying,...
A 26-year-old man, Sabi’u Ibrahim Chamo, has been sentenced to six months imprisonment with 20 strokes of the cane by a Dutse Magistrate’s Court sitting in Jigawa State, for allegedly insulting and defaming the character of the state Governor, Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar, on...
No fewer than five suspects were on Monday arrested by the Oyo State Police Command, in connection to the attacks on some residents of Ibadan, the state capital on Sunday. It was learnt that on Sunday, some residents of Aremo...
Police operatives in India have arrested three suspected drug peddlers, including a Nigerian in the city of Bengaluru. The suspects are – Ude Ude Uja (33), Prasoon K (27), and Anand Chandran KV (27). The suspects were...
The Ebonyi State government yesterday said that a total of 37 suspected cultists had been arrested in the state following their alledged involvement in the recent cult clashes in the state. . Briefing Journalist shortly after...
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kaduna State Command, on Monday paraded 148 suspected drug traffickers and peddlers. The acting State Commander, Uche Iyke, who paraded the suspects on Monday, said the agency recovered illicit substances like tramadol, codeine,...
Police operatives in Ogun State have arrested two men, Damilare Oyeniyi and Emmanuel Okori, for allegedly gang-raping a 19-year-old girl in the state. The men also recorded the action with the intention of blackmailing the girl on social media.
A 27-year-old Nigerian woman, Martha Sherry Anthony, has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court after she was found guilty of stealing GH¢80,000, the equivalent of N5.2m. Anthony who claimed to be an artist, was sentenced...
Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi scored his 643rd goal for Barca in their 2-2 draw with Valencia in the La Liga on Saturday. The draw at the Camp Nou means Barca have secured three wins in their past four...
Justice G.O Ollor of the Rivers State High Court, Port Harcourt, on Friday ordered the unconditional release of 150 inmates from the Maximum Port Harcourt Correctional Centre. The inmates had spent nine years in jail without trial.
Police on Wednesday arraigned the Chairman of Patani local council area of Delta State, Perez Omoun, at the State Magistrate Court, Asaba, for allegedly invading the home of the state’s Commissioner for Power and Energy, Basil Ganagana. Omoun was arraigned...
A mobile magistrates court in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, has sentenced 10 persons involved in indiscriminate dumping of refuse to two months imprisonment each. The prosecutor, Mrs Bolaji Ogunsan, told the court that “the offenders were caught in...
The Ogun state Police Command has arrested the suspected operator of baby-making factories in Mowe and Ofada in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state, one Mrs Florence Ogbona. The command had recently busted two baby factories and...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Monday at least 140 internet fraudsters had been arrested in Lagos in the last three months. The Zonal Head of EFCC in the state, Abdulrasheed Bawa, who stated this when he...
A Federal High Court in Lagos Thursday remanded two lawyers, Sarah Ajibola and John Demide, in Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody, following their arraignment for allegedly rigging the August 2018 Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) national elections. Justice Chuka...
A man identified as Hon. Skin Kinikanwo Amadi has allegedly been stabbed to death by his wife in Nkpolu-Rumuigbo, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The victim, a one-time supervisory Councillor in Obio/Akpor LGA, was allegedly killed by his...
A Nigerian national holding six fake passports of the United Nations has been arrested in Islamabad, Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) said on Wednesday, December 9. The Nigerian man had visited the Turkish embassy in Islamabad a few days ago...
The Cross River State Police Command, has said it has arrested three suspected car theives over the alleged robbery of a household in Calabar, the state capital. It was learnt that the car thieves, carried out the operation in the...
A final-year student of the Institute of Management Technology IMT, Enugu, Okoro Joseph, was on Tuesday sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment over $15,000 fraud by the Federal High Court in Enugu. Joseph was arraigned by the Economic and Financial...
The Benue State police command on Saturday confirmed the arrest of a student of Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Jeremiah Nnamdi, over the alleged killing of a lecturer at the institution, Karl Kwaghger. The command spokesperson, Catherine Anene, confirmed the...
Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have rearrested three of the inmates who escaped from two correctional centres following an attack by hoodlums during the ENDSARS protests, for armed robbery. The suspects, Osamuyi Omoregbe, Raymond Aimua and Omon Ayo,...
Men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Department of State Services in Bauchi, on Saturday, arrested a top State government official during the Dass State Assembly Bye-election for alleged vote buying. It was learnt that the official,...