Man sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his 14-year-old stepdaughter in Cross River state

He was convicted by Hon. Justice E.E. Ita, Acting Chief Judge of Cross River State and presiding Judge of the Family Court. The Family Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State has sentenced 47-year-old Emmanuel Thompson Udo to life imprisonment for raping his 14-year-old stepdaughter. “Thanks to the Basic Rights Counsel Initiative team providing suRead More

Maina extradited to Nigeria after arrest in Niger Republic (photos/video)

Justice Okon Akpan of the Federal High Court Abuja ordered his trial to begin in absentia after he had jumped the bail granted him by the judge. He was received by men of the Nigeria Police Force at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport this afternoon, Thursday, December 3. The aircraft carrying the former Chairman ofRead More

Qatar to Give Army, Police $1b Billion to Fight Terrorism

The money is believed will be used to source for modern scientific equipment, the Africa-Global Empowerment and Development Network (AGED-Network).He said”Kontagora said seeking funds from the Qatari government through Sheikh (Dr.) Badr Al-Hajri, and other international countries to equip the police and other agencies with modern equipment became imperative due to growing security challenges acrossRead More

Police Writes Court to Suspend Probe of Abuses by Judicial Panels

The State governments have raised the panels to investigate alleged infractions by SARS operatives, following nationwide #EndSARS protests by youths.One of the prayers is a declaration that having regard to the provisions of Section a14 (1)(2) (a) and Item 45, Part 1, First Schedule, 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), theRead More

Three members of a notorious car snatching syndicate nabbed in Akwa Ibom (photos)

The robbers took away the car with the priest’s cell phone which was used to track the car to a bush after Ikot Oku Ikono, where the suspects had hidden it while apparently waiting for the dust to settle.  The suspects confessed that they snatched cars in Calabar and sell them in Uyo. While the carsRead More

‘Police Are Working With Kidnappers’ – Woman Recounts Experience

“Then one of them said they are policemen and we should not panic. They handcuffed him and pushed him out and sat him on the floor. He said they were taking directives from the DPO Zuba police station. I told him that we are responsible people, and what have we done? They said they wereRead More

Cultists arrested while fighting over a gun deal

“Investigation revealed that the Ikorodu-based suspects contracted Samuel Olaniyan to purchase a locally-made pistol for them, and when the gun was delivered, they discovered that the pistol was not serviceable; hence they came with full force to deal with the Odogbolu-based cultists for betraying their trust. The Ogun State Police Command has arrested six suspectedRead More

Group of children aged 13-16 arrested ‘after gang raping woman in park’

Four boys aged 13-16 have been arrested after allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman in High Hazels Park. The force confirmed in a statement: “Today, December 2, officers executed two warrants in the Darnall area as part of their enquiries.” “Four boys aged 13, 14, 15 and 16, were arrested on suspicion of rape and remainRead More

Kidnapped Chinese expatriate regains freedom after four days in captivity

The Chinese expatriate who was kidnapped by gunmen in Ado-Ekiti, has been freed after  four days in captivity The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Ekiti state ASP Sunday Abutu confirmed to Vanguard that the Chinese expatriate has been released but denied payment of ransom. The Chinese man simply identified as Wang, was one of the Engineers handling theRead More

INTERPOL alerts the world of plans by some criminal gangs to sell fake COVID19 vaccines

“As governments are preparing to roll out vaccines, criminal organisations are planning to infiltrate or disrupt supply chains. Criminal networks will also be targeting unsuspecting members of the public via fake websites and false cures, which could pose a significant risk to their health, even their lives. As the world continues to await a cure forRead More

The pictures were taken separately and merged into one screen – Police reacts to allegation of ‘photoshopped’ image

The Force wishes to state categorically that there was absolutely no misrepresentation or any intention whatsoever to deceive members of the public. To set the record straight, in the case involving one Talatu Ibrahim, female, 40years old from Shinkafi LGA, Zamfara State from whom six (6) AK49 rifles were recovered and one other, Duleji Alhaji AbubakarRead More

Assistant Commissioner of Police hacked to death in Calabar

The state police spokesperson, Irene Ugbo said;  “He dropped off from a public transport and had called his wife to pick him up before he was attacked by the unknown men.  The deceased was on his way home when he was attacked along Murtala Muhammed highway in Calabar around 1am on Wednesday December 2.  An Assistant Commissioner ofRead More

“Baby Factory” Toppled by Police in Ogun

On Tuesday, Nigerian police freed 10 people, including 4 newborns, from an illegal maternity hospital, more commonly known as a “baby factory,” in Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria, an official said on Wednesday.Some of these young girls are trapped with promises of jobs and find themselves pregnant, forced to give birth to children to “sell”, inRead More

Interpol Warns Nigeria against Buying Fake COVID-19 Vaccines

The INTERPOL Secretary General, Jürgen Stock in a statement released on Wednesday warned that there must be a coordinated response from each country’s health and security operatives to prevent citizens from falling victim of the fake or stolen vaccines. Stock stated:The INTERPOL statement titled:Interpol Warns Nigeria against Buying Fake COVID-19 Vaccines.“As governments are preparing to rollRead More

Reno Omokri tackles Northern Nigerians attacking Davido for not speaking up against the #ZambarmariMassacre

Northerns took to Twitter to bash the singer for not speaking against the attack.  All from the NORTH. Yet the North is still not safe! Is that Davido’s fault? ”Leave @Davido alone. His job is to make the world a happier place. alone. His job is to make the world a happier place. And he is exceptionally goodRead More

EndSARS: Edo arrest of actress Lilian Afegbai’s mom over killing of UNIBEN student

The Edo State Judicial Panel of Enquiry for victims of police brutality and related abuses has ordered the arrest of Carol Afegbai, a retired chief superintendent of police, for failing to appear before it. Mrs Afegbai was expected to appear before the panel to explain her alleged complicity in the murder of Ibrahim Momodu, a 500 level student of the […] penetv

DPO shot by hoodlums in Benue community

Anene said Pawa is steady and receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital. The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Otukpo Police Station in Benue State, Yahaya Pawa was on Tuesday December 1 shot by hoodlums. The state police spokesperson, Kate Anene confirmed the incident and also revealed that the incident occurred on Tuesday morning after the DPO led officersRead More

10 pregnant girls and kids rescued from Ogun baby factory

Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the young expectant mothers aged 18 to 24 years, were transported from Imo, Abia and Ebonyi states with a promise of securing employment for them but later lured into the illicit trade.  “If the baby is a boy, they sell it for N250,000. If it’s a girl, it is N200,000.”Read More

Joint police, army, DSS team arrest suspected kidnappers with military uniforms in Plateau state

Items recovered from the suspects include one AK 47 Rifle, one Magazine, 3 Rounds 1.62mm Special, 1XBarreta Pistol & Magazine, Camouflage Uniform and 9 SIM cards. A joint operation conducted by the Special Military Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, Department of State Service, the Nigerian Police Force and Vigilante Group of Nigeria, have susccessfully smashed andRead More

Man kills his kinsman over brideprice sharing formula in Imo

Eyewitnesses say Bright lost consciousness and was immediately rushed to the hospital where the doctors on duty confirmed him dead the next day, Tuesday, December 1. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the suspect is currently on the run and would soon be apprehended. The police in Imo stateRead More

Maina in detention in Niger republic, to be extradited to Nigeria – Police say

Abdulrashid Maina, who was declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction, was arrested last night, 30th November 2020 through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart. A statement released by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force NPF, Frank Mba, says Maina isRead More

Five children go missing from a motherless babies home in Ogun

Five children have been declared missing from the Stella Obasanjo Motherless Children’s Home in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. The authorities concerned were duly notified and the police were informed. We did not just report the case to the police, we went a step further to issue queries to everyone on duty that night. If needRead More

Breaking: Senate Confirms Yakubu as INEC Chairman

Reports has it that the Senate confirmed Yakubu during plenary on Tuesday.Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has been just confirmed as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second term of five years.Breaking: Senate Confirms Yakubu as INEC Chairman.His confirmation is following the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on INEC,Read More

Two Osun court employees arraigned for allegedly stealing typing papers worth N30,000

The defendants, Adedoyin Adebowale, 46, and Sulaiman Tajudeen, 46, appeared on Monday before Magistrate Adijat Oloyade of the Osogbo Magistrates’ Court on two counts of conspiracy and stealing. Addressing the court, the police prosecutor, Inspector Kayode Adeoye said the defendants perpetrated the act on November 20, 2020, on the premises of the Osun State HighRead More

Popular Warri Billionaire, Chief Ayiri Emami Escapes Assassination

When asked if he suspected anyone was after him, he said he heard some people had been looking for his boat driver for about five days, adding that he would not be able to link it with what happened.Popular Warri Billionaire, Chief Ayiri Emami Escapes AssassinationChief Ayiri Emami, a popular Warri billionaire narrowly escaped deathRead More

Anambra State Govt rescues 6-year-old child tortured and starved by her abusive foster mother

The matter has been reported to Police Area Command, Awka for investigation.  Speaking after interrogating the suspect, the Commissioner explained that the rescue was made possible following complaints by concerned citizens who reported the maltreatment, starvation and abuse at child department of the ministry. The accused, a 39-year-old farmer and petty trader is from AwoRead More

Young Boy Kills Himself While Trying if Death by Hanging Is Possible (Photos)

It has been gathered that a young boy has recently lost his life after he hung himself from a ceiling fan on Monday, November 31.Narration from Vera, the woman’s neighbor, who is based in Lagos, the incident happened on Monday, November 30, when the boy’s aunt went to the market to buy goods.KelvinShe claims theRead More

Football legend, Diego Maradona recorded a heartbreaking message about his ‘angel’ youngest son hours before his death

Maradona shared son Dieguito Fernando with his former long-term girlfriend, Veronica Ojeda.  It has been revealed that Diego Maradona recorded a heartbreaking message about his ‘angel’ youngest son hours before his tragic death. Veronica and her son were were also also attendance at the retired footballer’s funeral last Thursday.  The report also said that documentsRead More

“They came into our lives together, they left together” – South African man mourns his 2-year-old twin grandsons who drowned in swimming pool

“The boys got up and went outside and somehow after fiddling, got the gate to the pool fence opened. The one kid fell in and the other, after what seemed like beckoning to his brother to come out, jumped in to save him. They hung onto the Kreepy Krawly for as long as they couldRead More

“Policemen Are Carrying Handbags of the Wives of Important People” –El-Rufai Laments

The state Governor who spoke in an interview on Channels Television on Monday November 30, insisted that decentralizing the police was the way to go for Nigeria.Nasir El-Rufai, the Kaduna State Governor, has reprieved over the happenings in the Nigerian Police Force.He Said; “We have always made a very strong argument that one centralized police inRead More

Hire mercenaries to wipe out Boko Haram — Gov. Zulum tells Pres. Buhari

The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has recommended the recruitment of foreign mercenaries by the federal government to help in ending the Boko Haram war. The Governor made the recommendations on Monday, November 30, when he received a federal government delegation that visited the state to commiserate with the people of Borno over the Saturday killing of 43 farmers by […] penetv

We’re not responsible for explosion at Wike father’s church – IPOB

“Gov Wike is only afraid of his own shadow. He is only being too clever by half. No amount of cover-up will save him from the divine judgement that is coming his way. He can run but can never hide. He won’t escape it.”“IPOB is an unblemished peaceful movement with legally recognisable presence in overRead More

Young boy ‘accidentally kills himself in Lagos while allegedly trying to confirm if death by hanging is possible’ (photos)

According to one Vera, the woman’s neighbour, who is based in Lagos, the incident happened on Monday, November 30, when the boy’s aunt went to the market to buy goods. “Life is highly unpredictable, this little boy here helps the aunt in her food stuff shop, like every other business woman, she went to the marketRead More

Influencer and her baby tied and held at knifepoint as robbers invaded her home after she flaunted valuables on social media

She also blamed her building’s management company and said: “I’ve told the security guards 10 million times not to let anyone in without my permission. “The three men are so useless that they can only rob women and kids. “But they still allowed these three weird men in caps and masks to go upstairs.” AnRead More

Latest Nigerian Breaking News: Top 10 Headlines Tues, Dec 1st, 2020

Following the killing of 43 rice farmers by men of the Boko Haram sect on Saturday, the governor of Borno State Babagana Zulum has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to recruit mercenaries to help push out Boko Haram from Sambisa forest.The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed that while consumption in Nigerian households dropped betweenRead More

I am frustrated in my state, we are called chief security officers only in name – Governor Nasir El-Rufai speaks on killings and insecurity (video)

El-Rufai who noted that the governors are only called chief security officers in name, stated that they have no control over the police. He also disclosed that he doesn’t have a say in who gets posted to his state as Commissioner of Police, and those appointed can also flag his directive or get it clearedRead More

One dead, many injured as two men fight over lady’s love in Taraba

The tension was however doused after security operatives intervened, A businessman who specialises in a bread bakery, Salihu Sale said;  “Although I am not a specialist, from what I saw, one of the victims was hit by bullets because we saw holes in his body.” It was learnt that the fight degenerated into a religious crisisRead More

Police re-arrest four prisoners who escaped from Edo prison

While Mr Opeyemi is a dismissed soldier, Mr Benjamin was convicted and sentenced to death and Mr Musa had nine months remaining to serve out his prison term. The prisoners who escaped from the facility have been identified as Adebayo Opeyemi, Oloride Benjamin, Peter Osas, Hudu Musa and Frank Odion. Four prisoners who escaped fromRead More

Suspected gunrunner arrested in Cross River state

The State Commissioner of Police, Abdulkadir Jimoh who confirmed the suspect’s arrest said;  A 52-year-old suspected gunrunner identified as Cyprian Mbe has been arrested by the Cross River State Police Command.   “During a stop and search by the  Etung Divisional Patrol team, one  Cyprian Mbe, a native of Bashia Village in Boki LGA  was interceptedRead More

Rapper Lil Yase shot and killed in California at the age of 26

According to TMZ, his death remains a mystery with no explanation for now with police yet to make any arrest.  Police say this is an on-going investigation and are asking the public to contact the Dublin Police with any information which may assist with this investigation. The “Top Dog” rapper whose real name is MarkRead More

Kidnapper arrested after mistakenly boarding a vehicle owned by one of his victims in Sokoto

The Police in Sokoto State on Sunday, November 29, arrested a suspected kidnapper after he mistakenly boarded a commercial vehicle owned by one of his victims at the Kwannawa motor park in the Dange-Shuni LGA of the state. According to Daily Trust, the suspect was arrested after he was identified by the victim, a driver, who was kidnapped along Kankara in Katsina State […] penetv

End of Road for a Kidnapper As He Was Arrested After Boarding a Vehicle Owned By One of His Victims

He has now been transferred to the state police command headquarters for investigation.“The driver was quick to identify him because the incident happened not too long ago.A National Union of Road Transport Worker (NURTW) member said;It was learnt that the driver was asked to move towards Kwannawa Motor Park in Dange-Shuni local government area ofRead More

Death toll in attack in Kaduna community rises as troops arrest two more suspects

“The military has handed over the corpse to the police for further investigation.  The statement read;  However in a statement released on Sunday evening, Aruwan disclosed that another victim identified as Abubakar Alhassan was found in his hut at Kussom village, unconscious and with bruises. He was later confirmed dead by doctors when he was rushedRead More

Seven suspected cultists arrested in Lagos (photo)

A statement released by the command’s spokesperson, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, says police operatives attached to Imota Division arrested the suspects on Saturday 28th November 2020 at 2pm. The Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven suspected members of Eiye Confraternity at Agura area, Ikorodu, Lagos state. He mentioned that the suspected cultists attacked members of the vigilante in theirRead More

Robbers arrested after invading church during vigil and abducting one person

Some members of a robbery gang which invaded Christ Apostolic Church at Gudugbe Alagbon area of Wasimi in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, have been arrested by the police.  Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement released on Sunday November 29, said the incident happened around 1:30am on Friday November 27.  Oyeyemi said they would beRead More

Nigeria Police Force reacts as crowd disarm drunk police officer in Abuja (video)

The Nigeria Police Force has reacted to the viral video of its officer that was filmed while he was drunk. ”Following the viral video of the ‘Drunk Policeman’ at CBN Junction, the FCT Police Command has identified, arrested and taken into custody the Police Inspector shown in the video. 4. While urging residents to remainRead More

Married Nigerian man arrested in India for duping women on matrimonial sites with promises of marriage

“It was a six-member gang which was operating by creating fake accounts on matrimonial websites and siphoning off money from victims. Brieght’s wife Devain had also created an account to cheat men. When we went to nab Brieght, we found all the other gang members had escaped.”said Guruprasad G, inspector at Whitefield CEN police station.Read More

Police arrest three over attack of Governor Wike’s father’s church

Three persons have been arrested in connection to the attack on Christian Universal Church International belonging to the father of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike. It was gathered that about five people sneaked into the Christain Universal Church International on 25 Azikiwe Street Mile, 3 Diobu, on Saturday night and detonated the explosives suspected to be dynamite. Though noRead More

19 year old boy dies during intercourse with sex worker in Lagos

 “One Maduabuchi Okeke, aged 19, died on top of one Sandra (other name withheld) who is a prostitute at Exclusive Mansion Hotel. Two security men in the hotel smuggled the corpse from the hotel and placed the deceased on one Ejike NasoNaso’s legs. They threatened to kill Naso if he told anybody how the deceasedRead More

Explosion rocks Governor Nyesom Wike’s father’s church in Rivers

Though no group had claimed responsibility for the dastardly act, two of the miscreants were said to have been apprehended by a vigilante group and handed over to the police. It was gathered a significant part of the church was damaged by the explosion, which created panic in the area. An explosion has rocked theRead More

Update: “We suspect woman who butchered her mother to pieces is not of sound mind” – Akwa Ibom Police

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has confirmed that a woman identified as Mary Imewe allegedly butchered her mother, Eka Ime, to pieces in Ikot Ekpene local government area of the state.  “That story is true. She butchered her mum. We are suspecting that she is not of sound mind but we do not have any medical capacityRead More

Welder killed as fuel tanker explodes at a mechanic workshop in Anambra

Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident said the explosion occurred on Saturday, November 28, about 2:30pm, at the mechanic workshop located along new road toll gate in Ogbunike. A tanker explosion has claimed the life of a welder at a mechanic workshop in Oyi Local Government Area of AnambraRead More

Court orders police to pay N50m compensation to family of slain musician

According to reports, the defendants neither appeared nor filed responses in two sittings. They were said to have appeared in court on the last adjourned date of November 23 when they presented a counter-affidavit that was rejected by the court. The Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered the Nigeria Police toRead More

Kano Hisbah Allegedly Conducts Door-To-Door Search to Fish out ‘Sinners’

Hisbah also banned commercial motorcycle and tricycle riders from carrying two women at a time.Hisbah recently made headlines for shaving stylish haircuts of young men in Kano and arresting people for improper dressingDespite condemnation from Nigerians, Hisbah group has continued its push for Islamic agenda in the North.Newsmen gathered that staff of the resort wereRead More

Argentina police open investigation into possible negligence over the death of Diego Maradona

Several ambulances from other medical service providers arrived later. Prosecutors said the nurse present in his house at the time of death told them that she had heard Maradona “moving around inside the room” at 7.30am. Argentina police have opened an investigation into possible negligence over the death of football legend, Diego Maradona. “From hisRead More

Gunmen kill policeman, abduct Chinese expatriate in Ekiti

It was gathered that the gunmen attacked two Chinese nationals in the Ado-Ekiti end of the new road on Friday evening, November 27, and shot dead the policeman in their entourage. “The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, Tunde Mobayo, enjoins everyone to be calm and avoid any form of apprehension as the Command will doRead More

‘We’ll never allow another violent #EndSARS protest again’- IGP Adamu Mohammed says

When it turned violent, they then attacked the people that were even giving them protection. So, we shall never allow any violent protest in this country again. When you talk of peaceful protests, yes, it is allowed but violent protests, never!“Remember, even our constitution does not accept violent protests, so, those people that are planningRead More

Kidnapper who abducted and killed 16-year-old boy in Kano begs for public execution by hanging

“This is my first and not my habit. I’m pleading to Kano state government  for public execution and death sentence by hanging and please I seek the forgiveness of the victim’s father and people should help me do so as well. I know the victim’s father, he lives in our area. I demanded N1.3m but nothing was givenRead More

Two suspected armed robbers gunned down, 8 others arrested in Akwa Ibom

“Similarly, on November 21, premised on a distress call from Obot Idim Junction in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area, three (3) suspected cultists / Armed robbers, one Edikan Aniekan Udo, ‘m’ of Use Offot Village in Uyo LGA, Samuel Solomon Ekong ‘m’ of Ikot Obio Atai Village in Itu LGA and one Gabriel Effiong Eyo,Read More

#EndSARS Protest: Policemen beat me till I peed on myself – Lady tells Lagos panel

She said;  “While we were still at that gate, some were coming out, they joined the beating. Dragged me inside, that was where I lost control of my body, I peed on myself. I managed to get a hold of the phone because I knew that was the only thing I had.” Felicia Okpara, anRead More

Bayelsa Police allegedly shoot three women while dispersing traffic

Three women were shot at in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, while police officers on patrol duty were dispersing traffic. The State Commissioner of Police, Mike Okoli, who arrived at the scene of the shooting, said the trigger-happy policemen had been arrested. The incident occurred on Wednesday, Nov 25, along the popular Tombia market area of theRead More

Bayelsa Police shoot three women in a bid to disperse traffic

There was rising tension on Wednesday, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, over the indiscriminate shooting of three women, identified as Alice Azaghene, Mrs Ebinipiri Onojamadu, and Mudufuro Blessing by a team of policemen on patrol duty along the popular Tombia market area of the state, causing serious injuries in the legs and some parts of their body. According to […] penetv

Couple arrested for stealing three-day old baby in Kaduna (photos)

”On receipt of the complaint, the operatives of the command immediately  swung into action, gathered sufficient intelligence, and succeeded in arresting the suspects namely; Kabiru Suleiman 30yrs (Husband), Aisha Musa 19yrs (Wife), and Salamatu Musa  27yrs of age all resident of  Abuja Road Rigasa   It is worthy to note that the suspects started nurturing theRead More

Graphic: Woman allegedly slaughters her mother in Akwa Ibom

A woman allegedly killed her mother and chopped the body into pieces in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom. According to an eyewitness, Emmanuel Umanah, who posted the photos from the crime scene, the shocking incident happened at Umoh Obot road off Nto Akpan Inyang Street in Ikot Ekpene. Some of the photos shows the suspect carrying theRead More

Lekki Shooting: Army Promotes Officer Representing It at Lagos Judicial Panel

According to him, the soldiers were attacked by hoodlums, and this necessitated the use of force.Recall that following the curfew imposed on Lagos state by the government, soldiers invaded a peaceful protest at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday evening, October 20, killing #EndSARS protesters in the process.He had earlier claimed soldiers were armed with onlyRead More

Black Friday: Nigerians Mock Kano Hisbah Board

 “I am directed to write and notify you that the office is in receipt of a complaint for the conduct of ‘Black Friday Sales’ on November 27, 2020.Letter of Notofication😅😅 summary, the management of this group are bunch of illiterates.Letter of notoficationKudos to the Principal Executive Officer of @KanostateNg Hisbah Police for choosing toRead More

Protester gets 21 months in prison for throwing eggs at police station

Pun Ho-chiu, one of the thousands of protesters who took to the streets, threw eggs at a police station and was subsequently arrested. “Judges have a responsibility under the Basic Law, owed to the community, to exercise independent judicial power by adjudicating on cases fairly and impartially, without fear or favour,” Ma said in aRead More

Househelp murders his ex-boss by hitting him with a log of wood in his sleep

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old househelp, Cephas Iliya, for killing his former employer. According to the Spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, said that the suspect, killed one Martins Omeri, a Deputy chief auditor in the office of the Accountant general of federation, Abuja.  He said that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, […] penetv

46-year-old Nigerian national arrested in India with drugs worth $189,000

The ANC team of 10 police personnel was led by inspector Dattatray Masvekar, who was reporting to Deputy Commissioner of Police Datta Nalawade. A 46-year-old Nigerian national has been arrested by Azad Maidan unit of theAnti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) of Mumbai police for allegedly possessing 350 gram of mephedrone worth Rs 1.40 crore (9,477.26) The accusedRead More

Moment a taxi boss was shot dead in broad daylight in South Africa (video)

“A Toyota Etios sedan stopped next to the deceased’s car and two occupants wearing balaclavas came out of the car. One was armed with a pistol and the other with a rifle. A video which captured moment the chairman of Marabastaad taxi was shot dead has gone viral after being shared online.  “We condemned the senselessRead More

Hisbah Bars Radio Station from Saying ‘Black Friday’

 Hisbah, an Islamic police operating in many states in the North, has been accused of several human rights abuses. It is known for accosting vehicles transporting alcoholic beverages and does not allow such vehicles to pass through the state.Hisbah’s Commander General, Sheik Aminu Daurawa, had said over 12 million bottles of beer were destroyed inRead More

Police Officer Rapes Young Woman, Dares to Kill Himself If Not Pardoned

The policeman dragged her violently to his bed, where he raped her. Joy revealed that she did her best to let him go, but he struggled with her until he achieved his goal.The policeman and his wife have promised to help the girl earn money by phone. On November 15, the 18-year-old visited the couple’sRead More

Robbers attack commercial bank in Ondo (photos)

The armed men numbering about 30 attacked the bank around 4:00pm, shortly after the visit of the Inspector General of Police to the state command. It was also learnt that the robbers attacked a police station in the community before proceeding to the bank where they carted away an undisclosed amount of cash.  A commercial bank in Ode-Irele,Read More

CSP James Nwafor summoned by Anambra Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality

The Judicial Panel of Inquiry was set up in Various states in Nigeria in response to the demands of End SARS protesters. James Nwafor, the former SARS officer accused of being responsible for the deaths of a number of young men who went into SARS Awkuzu detention centre in Anambra state and never came outRead More

Househelp kills his former employer in Nasarawa

“On 24/11/2020 at about 1145hrs, Police personnel attached to Karshi Division acted on credible intelligence and arrested the suspect at Arab area, FCT Abuja. A coordinated and diligent search was conducted in his apartment where the following items belonging to the deceased were recovered as exhibit: One Infinix phone, Laptop, Clothing, pair of shoe, Clipper,Read More

Three Nigerians arrested as INTERPOL busts prolific cybercrime syndicate

“Nothing majorly changed in terms of what cybercriminals were doing: They were still doing their phishing campaigns; they were still doing ransomware; they were still doing network intrusions,” Jones added. “This group was running a well-established criminal business model. From infiltration to cashing in, they used a multitude of tools and techniques to generate maximumRead More

Police rescue 13-year-old girl during crisis between warring neighbours of Ebonyi and Cross River states

“It’s on the above, that the Commissioner of Police enjoins all and sundry including to embrace peace and shun violent approaches for peaceful co-existence. The Command equally urge the warring Communities to allow the National Boundary Commission to conduct their assignment while the two State Government to rein the people for peaceful co-existence,” she added. Read More

2023: We Can Achieve Igbo Presidency If We Engage With the North – Ike Ekweremadu

Ekweremadu said this on Wednesday, November 25, when he spoke at the 2020 edition of the Brandish Meeting of Minds Colloquium.2023: We Can Achieve Igbo Presidency If We Engage With the North – Ike Ekweremadu.“There is clamour for Igbo presidency today. And I believe it can only be realised if we engage ourselves in conversationRead More

Stray bullet fired by SARS killed my three-day-old baby – Man tells Rivers state judicial panel

“On that day, I was with my family in our house at no. 9 Hon Close, off Omodudoro, few metres away from the SARS office on Nelson Mandela Road. There had been shootings by SARS men which continued till we went in to sleep. We woke up in the morning to discover that one ofRead More

Police arrest 28-year-old woman for allegedly harbouring and supporting criminals in Bauchi

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Ahmed Mohammad Wakil, who confirmed the development in a statement on Wednesday, November 25, said the suspect was arrested by operatives in the Kofar Dumi area of Bauchi metropolis based on a credible information.  “On the 22/11/2020 at about 2200hrs, the Command operatives attached to Bureau acting on credible informationRead More

Update: Teenager left with spinal cord injury after she was beaten up and raped in Lagos has died

LIB in June, shared the sad story of how Favour was beaten up, raped, and left inside a drainage to die by a 28-year-old man named Robinson GodDay, in the Agbarha Industrial area of Lagos state on April 23. Read here. The Non-Governmental Ogranization, DemiCare foundation, who has been following up her case, shared the sad news via its Twitter handleRead More

Low UTME cut-off mark for admission into universities is making northern youths lazy – Governor El-Rufai

“Implement state policing. Some governors have more influence on the police than others; state governors cannot control security actions except there is an order from the IGP. This makes state governors handicapped in serious matters. The Kaduna state Governor who said this during the plenary session on “Rethinking Sub-National Competitiveness” at the ongoing Nigerian Economic Summit,Read More

#EndSARS: Court Frees Videographer Who Made Viral SARS Brutality Video

 The agitation forced the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to ban SARS patrols and checkpoints nationwide. But Makolomi’s case was taken up by the Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative (DRLI) who filed a suit marked FHC/ASB/CS/140/2020 to enforce his digital right to freedom of expression and personal liberty.Nicholas Makolomi has been reportedly set free byRead More

Zenith Bank Manager Allegedly Steal N179.4m

Zenith Bank Manager Allegedly Steal N179.4mAnimashaun alleged that the defendant, upon selling the goods, diverted the proceeds to his Zenith Bank Account Number 1020019782, but told Global Select Investment Services that most of the goods imported from the USA were inferior and of low demand.Prosecution counsel Morufu A. Animashaun, told the court that between MayRead More

5 year old blind boy beaten to death by mum’s boyfriend while she was giving birth in hospital

The suspect, Dallas has been charged with a Class A felony for abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death and possession of a firearm, the report states.  He suffered blunt force trauma to the abdomen, a lacerated liver and a broken rib. Dallas is reportedly being held in the St. Louis County JusticeRead More

55-year-old man arrested with 4 human skulls, hands and jaws in Ogun

Upon being interrogated, he confessed to have harvested the human parts from one Christian cemetery in Oke Eri, Ijebu-Ode together with one Lekan Bakare who is now at large. The Ogun Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun has directed that the case be transferred to the state CIID for further investigation and prosecution. “The suspect wasRead More