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Crime

Four Civil Defence Corps officers abducted

    … N30m ransom being negotiated for their release   Again, gunmen who have been on the prowl in Kogi have kidnapped four officers of the State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). The fifth officer, also travelling in...

Enraged wife cuts husband’s tongue, nose

    An angry wife has chopped off a piece of her husband tongue and nose in Imo state. Cherechi Okonko, a medical doctor, is battling to stay alive at the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, Imo State. The wife, a nurse, allegedly removed the...

Nonplussed traffic wardens watch helplessly as deer-footed thief disappears with their loot

    It was a wild goose chase for a police traffic warden whose bribes collected from motorists were spirited away by a yet-to-be apprended thief. The smarter thief had kept tabs on the  bundle of notes, took and ran away. Nonplussed, the traffic officer...

Rape of admission seeker: Unilag lecturer bags 21 years in jail 

  A part-time lecturer at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Afeez Baruwa, is  to spend  21 years in jail for raping an 18-year-old admission-seeking girl.   For the stolen sexual pleasure, an Ikeja High Court on Thursday handed down the penalty to...

2.5bn laundering: Magu wants Diezani extradited to face trial

    For allegedly plundering Nigeria's whopping $2.5 billion, former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani K. Alison-Madueke, should be extradited to face trial without further delay, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has demanded EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu insisted that for the humongous...

State House, Abuja, Director assassinated

    Some yet-to-be-identified assailants have killed a senior official of the  State House, Abuja,  Laetitia Naankang Dagan.   Fagan, an Assistant Director attached to the State House was killed in her apartment at Galadimawa, Abuja, on Monday evening shortly after she returned...

Royal father confirms he was viciously assaulted by ‘nuisance’ Oluwo of Iwo

  The Agbowu of Ogbagbaa, Oba Sikirulahi Akinropo, has confirmed that he was viciously attacked inside the office of the AIG, Bashir Makama, by Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi. " He left his seat and the Iwo Local Government Chairman was...

Army Corporal ln Trouble For Brutalizing Abuja Disco Female Staff Over Disconnection 

   ....unions threaten service withdrawal over assault, others An Army Corporal, Ibrahim Auta NA07NA2672 of the 266, Light Battalion, Abuja has reportedly pounced on a female marketer with Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc. (AEDC), leaving a deep cut on her head. Miss Khadijat Umar is...

Malabu Oil : Adoke faces fresh 7-count Charge 

    A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke, was on Monday arraigned on fresh seven-count charge bordering on money laundering.  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had slammed fraud, corruption and money laundering charges to...

Articulated vehicle driver breaks into VP Osinbajo’s motorcade, faces trial 

  For breaking into Vice-PresIdent Yemi Osinbajo's motorcade, a 43-year-old truck driver, Abubakar Musa, has been arraigned at a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos. Despite warnings and resistance from security men, the driver still drove recklessly and caused a security breach...
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  …assures of nationwide product availability, seamless supply In line with the Presidential directive. the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced measures to guarantee seamless...