Category: Crime

Ex-ADC: How Aguiyi-Ironsi was marched into the bush, and shot during July 1966 coup

Sani Bello, former aide-de-camp to Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi, ex-military head of state, has shared the details of how his principal was killed during the coup d’etat of...

Gov Fintiri mourns Apostle Hinjaris, Hon Duda’s demise

…..Calls For Arrest Of Jerry’s Killers Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has expressed sadness over the gruesome murder of Apostle Jerry Hinjari...

5 cameroonians arrested by Nigerian police in Adamawa over kidnapping activities

Operatives of the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB), Adamawa State Command has foiled an organized Crime by some Cameroonians to kidnap one Emmanuel Ebel a resident of...

208 criminals arrested by Adamawa police command, 108 others charge to court

Adamawa State Police command has arrested no fewer than 208 suspected criminals for committing sundry crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping, cattle rustling and...

Bomb Blast Kills Over 27 Persons In Nasarawa Community

NO fewer than 27 Fulanis have been killed after a bomb exploded on Tuesday night at the border linking Nasarawa and Benue states in Doma Local Government Area of...

Ayuba, Adamawa ‘Witch Cult Member’ Says He Burnt Houses Of Alleged Rival Witches Initially Blamed On Pastor

Aself-proclaimed member of a witch cult, Ayuba Abba has confessed to having razed houses and shops belonging to his alleged fellow cult members in Adamawa state,...

Drug Trafficking: NDLEA Arrest Leper In Kano, Blind Old Man In Osun

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a leper notorious for drug peddling, Haruna Abdullahi, 45, was arrested at Garko town, Kano...

Murdered Catholic Priest: Niger Gov directs security agencies to apprehend perpetrators

Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has condemned the setting ablaze of the Catholic Priest of St. Peter’s and Paul, Rev. Fr. Isaac Achi by bandits at his...

Allegations against Atiku too weighty to be ignored – Oladele

A former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes and member of Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council ( PCC), Hon. Kayode Oladele...

FG, West African Police, INTERPOL to fight Nigeria’s insecurity

The Federal Government has sealed pact with International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and West African Police Information Programme (WAPIS) to end...

How cop Vandi killed Raheem during stop-and-search – Police witness

An Inspector of Police, Matthew Ahmen, who is a colleague of Drambi Vandi, who allegedly killed female lawyer Bolanle Raheem, told a Lagos State High Court sitting at...

Catholic Priest Who Escaped 2011 Madalla Church Bombing Burnt Alive By Bandits

IN the early hours of Sunday, armed bandits stormed the Parish residence of one Rev. Father Isaac Achi of St. Peters and Paul Catholic Church, along Daza road,...

Gunmen Attack PVCs Collection Centre, Kill Security Man In Imo

The spate of violence in Imo State continued unabated on Saturday morning when gunmen struck at a Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) collection centre at Afor Oru, headquarters...

NDDC Boss, Ogbuku Not A Murderer, Fraudster, South-South Forum Warns Saharareporters

The South-south Emerging Leaders Forum (SELF) has defended the newly appointed Director General of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Dr. Samuel Ogbuku...

Buhari’s visit: Adamawa police records success as 6 Shila gangsters arrested

Further to the Command’s renewed commitment to checkmating crime and criminalty ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Yola, the Adamawa State...

IPOB condemns attack on Ohakim, points accusing fingers on politicians

It claimed that the attack, which took place on Monday, was planned by the state’s political gladiators, who it said, remained eager to assassinate rival politicians...

DSS arrests ISWAP commander, associate over Kogi bomb blast

On December 29, 2022, a terrible bombing occurred near the Palace of the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland when President Muhammadu Buhari visited Okene, Kogi State, to commission...

Adamawa communal clashes: Houses, Properties destroyed in fresh Lunguda/Waja Crisis

Several Houses and shops were on Monday, razed in a renewed communal clash between Waja and Lunguda communities in Lafiya, Lamurde Local Goverment Area, Adamawa State....

Uzoma, Former Military Governor Of Osun Is Dead

A former military governor of Osun state, Colonel Anthony Uzoma Obi (rtd), is dead. His death was announced in a statement by the family. It reads: We the Family of His...

Atiku Disowns Fraudulent Empowerment Of Cash For Votes

The Atiku Care Foundation (ACF), a humanitarian component of the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has disowned a viral message promising electorate N50,000...

Adamawa police arrest 4 men who revenge the killing of 6 people by burning woman to death

Four young men have been arrested in Adamawa by the state Police Command for allegedly killing a woman identified as Martha Mamman. The suspects including Dogara James,...

Forfeiture orders: EFCC Invites Bids For Auction Of Luxury Properties

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has concluded plans to conduct sale of properties which are subject of Final Forfeiture Orders. The Commission on...

Umahi orders arrest of APC chair, Reps candidate over alleged murder

Ebonyi State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Chief Stanley Emegha, and the candidate for the Afikpo North/Afikpo South Federal Constituency, Chief Eni Uduma...

Lawyer’s killer won’t go unpunished, Sanwo-Olu vows

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, vowed that the police officer who killed a lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, will not go unpunished. Sanwo-Olu while condoling...

Fraud: Investigators Write UK Govt, Seek Visa Cancellation For NPA Boss, Bello-Koko, Wife Over Corruption

Foreign Investigators have written to the UK government seeking the outright and immediate cancellation of the visas issued to the Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports...

INEC office attacked again in Imo

INEC office attacked again in Imo Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Isu LGA of Imo State has been attacked by unknown persons. INEC’s...

Zamfara airstrike: FG apologises as over 64 civilians killed

Federal Government has apologised over the death of about 64 persons reportedly killed during an airstrike by the Nigerian AirForce on Sunday in Mutumji Community, Maru...

Timi Frank Cautions DSS: Against “Illegal Plot”To Arrest Emefiele

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Tuesday, urged the Department of State Services (DSS), to...

Southern Kaduna communities razed down by Bandits, ‘Kill’ 37, Burn Down many Houses

No fewer than 37 people have been reportedly killed by bandits during fresh attacks in the Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The attacks took place separately...

Court stops DSS from arresting Emefiele

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has declined an application by the Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest and detain Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central...

There’s a plot to frame Emefiele for terrorism, CSOs raise the alarm

A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) says there a plot to oust Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), from office on trumped-up...

Bandits/Kidnap kingpin, 12 others killed by police in Bauchi

Samuel Luka, Bauchi No fewer than 12 suspected Bandits/kidnappers, including their kingpin, Madaki Mansur have been killed in a joint operation led by the operatives of...

Gunmen set ablaze Imo High Court, destroy files

Gunmen on Saturday set ablaze the building of Imo State high court in Orlu, reportedly burning part of the structure housing sensitive documents. The development is...

NAF rescues 7 kidnapped Chinese nationals — after 24 weeks in captivity

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its operatives have rescued seven Chinese nationals from captivity in Kaduna state. On June 29, the Chinese nationals were kidnapped at...

Court declines application to stop CBN’s cash withdrawal policy

A federal high court in Abuja has declined an application seeking to halt the new cash withdrawal policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The applicants, numbering...

2023: We’re investigating some presidential candidates’ spending – EFCC

As the campaigns ahead of the 2023 general elections heightens, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is closely monitoring the spending patterns of top...

INEC: Cabals against you, sack Service Chiefs, NSA – Coalition tells Buhari

Amid the attacks on the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, a coalition of civil society groups, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack...

Court voids IGP’s conviction for contempt

A Federal High Court in Abuja has vacated its November 29, 2022 order committing the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba to prison for contempt. Justice...

2023: Sokoto CP issues 11 major electoral laws, warns against violation

The Sokoto State Police Commissioner, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel has advised citizens to be acquainted with the electoral laws, especially those directly related to the...

Police summon NSTIF boss over alleged NYSC certificate scandal

The Nigeria Police Force has summoned the Managing Director of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Dr Michael Akabogu over the alleged forgery of the National...

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