Crime

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POS operator bolts with company’s N891,000, arraigned in court

For allegedly defrauding a company of N891,000, a Point of Sale (POS) operator, Seun Ayoola, is facing trial at an Ota Magistrates’ Court...

Policeman goes beserk, shoots “mistress”, self dead

A police officer on Thursday in Ilorin, Kwara State capital went berserk, shot a woman believed to be his “mistress” fatally at a...

Demon-possessed Akwa-Ibom prophet bags 21 years in jail for deflowering stepdaughter, 10

A “man of God and prophet”, who blamed the devil for raping his 10-year-old stepdaughter in Akwa-Ibom State, has been sent to prison...

Culpable homicide: House of Reps Majority Leader to remain behind bars till March 7

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives and APC chieftain, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, is to cool his heels in prison in Kano...

Murder of six people at INEC office: Police nab APC’s Majority Leader, House of Representatives 

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives and APC chieftain, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, has been busted by the police over alleged killing...

Just in: EFCC nabs woman in Kaduna with 18 voter’s cards

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in a sting operation, on Saturday intercepted a woman, Maryam Mamman Alhaji, in the early hours...

Caught in the act! $500,000 election money found on PDP’s Rep. Igwe, in Rivers

The Police in Rivers on Friday said they have apprehended a member of House of Representatives and loyalist of PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji...

For cutting toddler-girl’s hair and putting incision on her head in school, teacher, cleaner land in court 

For unlawfully and forcefully cutting a toddler-girl’s hair and putting an incision at the back of her head in school, a teacher and...

Church General Overseer busted with drugs in Lagos, says it’s ice and Holy Bible, not illicit drugs

"You go to seek refuge in the House of God and there the shepherd recruits you into drug trafficking"

Two Nigerians busted in $500,000 racket scheme in Canada

Two Nigerians — Gbemisola Akinrinade and Adebowale Adiatu — have been arrested in Canada for allegedly enriching themselves with the proceeds from the...

Nigerian Professor, woman found dead in U.S.home in suspected murder-suicide

By Tosin Deba A Nigerian professor in the U.S., Marinus Iwuchukwu, and a woman identified as Charce Dunn, were found dead in Pittsburg...

Barely seven days to wedding, would-be couple killed in Imo

A would-be couple, whose wedding has been scheduled for consummation on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, has been killed by gunmen in lmo State,...

Busted: Pastor masterminds own kidnap twice, collects ransom from congregants

"For his kidnap on Nov. 14 and Nov. 15, 2022, N400,000 and N200,000, respectively, paid by his sympathisers as ransom for his release"

Murdered ex-CBN staff’s son’s body recovered in Ogun

The corpse of Oreoluwa, the son of the murdered ex-CBN staff, Mr Kehinde Fatinoye, has been found in a river in Ogun, three...

Aftermath of killing of Lagos female lawyer, DPO, all officers, men transferred out of Ajiwe Police station

Aftermath of the fatal shooting of 41-year-old pregnant lawyer, Mrs Bolanle Raheem, by an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Drambi Vandi, the Divisional Police...

Gruesome murder of Lagos female lawyer: IGP suspends killer-ASP

Following the gruesome murder of a Lagos female lawyer, Mrs Bolanle Raheem on Christmas day, the killer-Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Drambi Vandi,...