Police inspector arrested for alleged murder of widow in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the arrest of a Police Inspector attached to the state police command, Bassey Ikpe, for the alleged murder of a widow. Mr Odiko Macdon, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Uyo, on Wednesday.…

40 Fake Revenue Collectors Arrested in Onitsha

Forty illegal revenue collectors including a 56 years old woman have been arrested in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, by Focused Initiative Against Touting, FIAT, an anti touting taskforce set up by the Anambra State Ministry of Transport. The arrest yesterday of 56 years Ifeoma Obiora, brought to 40 the number of suspects…

EFCC arrests operators, trainees of ‘yahoo Academy’ in Akwa Ibom

Allegedly used solely for the training of youngsters in various aspects of cyber criminality. During the raid on Essien Essien Street, Ikot Ibiok village in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, 23 suspects including operators and trainees were arrested. The suspects were between the ages of 19 and 35. They have confessed that…

Hate Speech: Senate proposes death penalty by hanging

The Senate has proposed death by hanging for anybody found guilty of Hate Speech in the country in a reintroduced Bill. The Bill was first presented in the 8th Senate for consideration, but was stepped down. The bill however was revived by the ninth Senate as it was passed into first reading on Tuesday. The…

Domestic workers steal Jewellery worth N234m from Lagos celebrity

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two domestic workers, Alex Obinyan and Ayuba Samson, for allegedly stealing jewelry worth N243m in the Lekki area of the state. It was gathered that Obinyan, a cleaner, and Samson, a car washer, allegedly stole a Cuban diamond neck chain as…

Woman’s Arms Found in 63 Year Old Russian Professor’s Bag

Oleg Sokolov, 63, was drunk and fell into the river as he tried to dispose of body parts, Russian media said. Police then found the decapitated body of Anastasia Yeshchenko, 24, at his home in the city of St Petersburg. Prof Sokolov is a Napoleon expert who has received France's Légion d'Honneur. "He has admitted…

Suspected trafficker arrested with 6-month-old baby at airport

Security operatives at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) arrested a suspected trafficker with a 6-month-old baby Sunday morning. A reliable source at the airport told The Guardian that the suspect was tracked while attempting to board an early flight departing for Lagos. The eyewitness, however, revealed that a suspected accomplished suddenly sneaked out of…