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Edo Police parade 62 suspected criminals

Edo Police parade 62 suspected criminals

By Francis Onoiribholo  -  Bureau Chief, Benin City Edo State Commissioner of Police, Foluso Adebanjo, on Monday paraded no fewer than 62 suspected criminals arrested for various offences in different…

Man bags five-year jail for forging NSCDC appointment letters

By Tunde Opeseitan  /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos   A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday sentenced a middle-aged man, Wasiu Obanla, to five years imprisonment for forging appointment letters…

Undergraduate rapes six-year-old girl in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu –  Correspondent, Bauchi   Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 200-Level student of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl.…

I supplied arms to robbers in error, says OPC man

By Andrew Utulu  - Correspondent, Lagos   A man who claims to be a member of the O’odua Peoples Congress (OPC), Jamiu Ishola, has been arrested by the operatives of Lagos…

Row over donation of borehole to Ibadan market

By Oladele Ogunsola   /   Correspondent, Ibadan Execution of a borehole project promised the traders of Aleshinloye Market in Ibadan South-West Local Government area of Oyo State by Seyi Makinde,…

Woman arraigned for stealing in Osun

By Gbenga Faturoti  -  Correspondent, Osogbo   A 30-year-old woman, Taye Rasaq, was arraigned on Monday before an Osogbo Magistrate Court over alleged house breaking and stealing. The accused person…

Water and salt mixture kills two children in Delta

By Emma Arubi  / Senior Correspondent, Warri   TWO children of the same parent have died of a mixture of water and salt concoction sold at a cost of N1, 850…

One killed, as cult members clash in Ikorodu

By Emmanuel Udom  /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos    One person was feared killed and several others critically injured when suspected cult members clashed at the weekend in Ikorodu area of…

Two robbery suspects arrested by SARS in Lagos

Two robbery suspects arrested by SARS in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu  Correspondent, Lagos The police in Lagos have arrested two suspects for armed robbery and snatching of vehicles in Lagos and Ogun States. The suspects, Musbau Ayinde and…

PSC promotes two DIGs, 37 CPs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of two Assistant Inspectors General (AIGs) of Police and 30 Commissioners of Police (CPs) with effect from August 25, 2014. A…

Tension in Edo community over annual festival

By Francis Onoiribholo Bureau Chief, Benin City There is growing tension in Agenebode, administrative headquarters of Etsako East local government Council of Edo State, as the people of Weppa, one…

Mark bags five months jail for stealing slippers

By Nedum Noble Special Correspondent, Abuja An Abuja Magistrate court has sentenced one Nicholas Mark to five months for stealing a pair of slippers at Kubwa, a satellite town in…

SFU charges bureau-de-change operators over $20, 000 scam

By Tunde Opeseitan Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police will on Monday (today) arraign three  bureau-de-change operators before a Federal High Court in Lagos over…

Union Bank moves against Dangote over N5b debt

By Tunde Opeseitan  Senior Correspondent, Lagos Union Bank Nigeria Plc has dragged Sani Dangote, younger brother of the richest black man, Aliko Dangote, before a Federal High Court in Lagos…

Businessman accuses Customs officer of fraud, petitions CGC

By Tunde Opeseitan Senior Correspondent, Lagos A Lagos businessman, Peter Okafor, has petitioned the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), alleging auction fraud to the tune of N5.5 million against one…

Abia police nab 22 suspects over robbery, drug trafficking, kidnapping

Abia police nab 22 suspects over robbery, drug trafficking, kidnapping

By Emeka Okafor  -  Correspondent, Umuahia   Twenty–two suspects, including two robbery suspects, Ochieze Friday, 25, and Munachi Lemechi, 19, who allegedly ordered their victims to lie down on the…

Five traders die in Ekiti road crash

By Yaqoub Popoola   –  Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti  Some party – goers said to be students of Ekiti State University have allegedly caused the death of five persons in a road…

Gunmen kidnap two-year-old girl in Akwa Ibom

By Idongesit Ashameri  - Correspondent, Uyo Three unidentified gunmen on Wednesday abducted a two-year old girl, little Miss Patience Essiet, in Ukat, Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.…

Police, NSCDC disagree on death of UNILAG graduate

  By Emmanuel Udom  -   Senior correspondent, Lagos  The police and civil defence in Lagos seem to be singing different tunes on what actually led to the drowning of a university…

Uyo stinks, as refuse takes over city

By Idongesit Ashameri  -  Correspondent, Uyo Residents and visitors to Etuk Street and its environs, the initial host area of the Uyo market around Ibom plaza have continued to lament…

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