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We specialise in snatching motorcycles –Suspect

We specialise in snatching motorcycles –Suspect

By Andrew Utulu  - Correspondent, Lagos    A 20-year-old robbery suspect, Nojeem Adekanmi, has confessed that he and his gang specialized in snatching motorcycles while armed with locally made pistol. Adekanmi…

Oshodi mayhem: Police arraign 18 suspects, 22 others for trial

Oshodi mayhem: Police arraign 18 suspects, 22 others for trial

•Outlaws transport unions, dues collection in motor parks By Ekene Okoro / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   No fewer than 18 suspects have been charged to court in Lagos following the mayhem…

APC, PDP trade blames as two die in Oshodi mayhem

APC, PDP trade blames as two die in Oshodi mayhem

By Temidayo Akinsuyi / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday traded blames over the clash that occurred in Oshodi area…

Lawyer, two others killed in Edo auto crash

Lawyer, two others killed  in Edo auto crash

By Francis Onoiribholo  Bureau Chief, Benin City   Three persons were on Monday killed in a multiple accident that occurred at Okhuahie River Bridge along the Benin-Agbor express way. Vehicles…

LASTMA official discharged over murder of motorcyclist

LASTMA official discharged over murder of motorcyclist

By Judith Eshemitan  / Reporter, Lagos   A Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, presided over by Justice Lateef Lawal Akapo on Monday discharged and acquitted Ganiyu Raimi, an official…

Police re-arrest 110 runaway prison inmates in Ekiti

Police re-arrest 110 runaway prison inmates in Ekiti

By Yaqoub Popoola  /Correspondent Ado-Ekiti    Ekiti State Police Command has re- arrested 110 escapees from the Ekiti State Prison since the beginning of the year. A statement in Ado…

Customs intercepts truck of frozen poultry products

Customs intercepts truck of frozen poultry products

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos The headquarters monitoring team of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized a truck laden with 1,071 cartons of frozen poultry products as smugglers tried…

Fake Customsman nabbed over fraud, impersonation

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos The police in Lagos have arrested a middle aged man Ramoni Raji (aka Yakubu Lawal), for allegedly impersonating as both  Superintendent of Customs (SC), Chief…

Two die as police, gunmen exchange fire in Bauchi

Two die as police, gunmen exchange fire in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   Two persons were killed, following a gun battle between the joint police/vigilante patrol team and unknown gunmen along Bayanga-Dogonruwa feeder road in Bauchi, Bauchi…

We operate with four guns -robbery suspects

We operate with four guns -robbery suspects

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Three alleged members of a robbery gang that terrorized the community of Ikorodu and other areas of Lagos State have confessed that the gang…

Tricycle, motorcycle owners pledge 10m votes for Jonathan

Tricycle, motorcycle owners pledge 10m votes for Jonathan

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   The National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners’and Riders Association (NACTOMORAS) has promised to mobilise 10 million votes to ensure the re-election of President…

Poverty no excuse to sell PVCs –Oshiomhole

Poverty no excuse to sell PVCs –Oshiomhole

•As Edo empowers 846 widows By Francis Onoiribholo - Bureau Chief Benin   Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State on Thursday put smiles on the faces of 846 widows through his…

Police parade robbery, kidnap suspects

Police parade robbery, kidnap suspects

•Recover stolen vehicles, arms, ammunitions By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos   Police operatives in Lagos have smashed two gangs of armed robbers and kidnappers arrested in different areas of the…

Pre-election violence: IG orders CPs to mopping and recovery of all fire arms

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondent, Abuja   The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, has directed Commissioners of Police in various states of the federation to begin an intensive mopping…

N1.1b fraud: How EFCC threatened me, by witness

N1.1b fraud: How EFCC threatened me, by witness

By Judith Eshemitan / Reporter, Lagos   A witness in the ongoing N1.1b subsidy fraud trial against an oil marketer, Opeyemi Ajuwah, on Monday told a Lagos High court in Ikeja,…

Police van kills 68-year-old woman in Ibadan

Police van kills 68-year-old woman in Ibadan

By Oladele Ogunsola  /  Correspondent, Ibadan   A police patrol pick-up van carrying three policemen in mufti killed a 68-year-old woman, identified as Nusirat Durosaro at Orita-Merin, while waiting for…

I have been arrested three times, says robbery suspect

I have been arrested three times, says  robbery suspect

By Andrew Utulu  /  Correspondent, Lagos   A robbery suspect, Ibrahim Tunde, has confessed that he had been arrested three times for robbery by the police and charged to court,…

NDLEA nabs pastor for attempting to export narcotics

NDLEA nabs pastor for attempting to export narcotics

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said on Monday that it had apprehended a pastor (name withheld) in Lagos attempting to export 174 kg of narcotics to South Africa.…

Butchers seek approval for construction of new abattoir

The Odo-Eran Butchers Association in Itire/Ikate, has appealed to the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives to approve its request to build a modern abattoir. The General Secretary of…

Robbers kill two policemen, injure one in Abuja

By Nedum Noble Special Correspondent, Abuja Some group of armed robbers on Friday morning opened fire on four police officers at their duty post in Abuja, killing two and leaving…

Three arrested, charged for conspiracy, theft

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos Three suspects have been arrested and charged to court for alleged conspiracy and theft of diesel in Ikoyi area of Lagos. The accused persons are…

Gunmen kill two, injure five in Okomu Oil Palm

Gunmen kill two, injure five in Okomu Oil Palm

By Francis Onoiribholo  Bureau Chief, Benin City   Pandemonium broke out on Wednesday at Okomu Oil Palm Plc located at Udo community in Ovia South West Local government of Edo…

My wife beats my mother, man tells court

My wife beats my mother, man tells court

“My wife has turned my mother into a punching bag,’’ a 40-year-old driver, Mr Kayode Adeoti, on Thursday told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos. Adeoti told the court that…

Edo to probe Uselu market fire

Edo to probe Uselu market fire

By Francis Onoiribholo / Bureau Chief, Benin City    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has promised that the state government will set up a commission of enquiry to ascertain the…

Female police officer disarms suspected robbers in Lagos

Female police officer disarms suspected robbers in Lagos

By Emmanuel Udom                            Senior Correspondent, Lagos    Sergeant Mercy John, a female police officer serving at the…

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