South African official accuses Nigeria of overreacting to xenophobic attacks

Clayson Monyela, spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, says Nigeria overreacted to the recent xenophobic attack in the country. Businesses of Nigerians based in South Africa were targetted in the attacks which made the federal government summon Bobby Moroe, South Africa’s high commissioner to Nigeria. Nigeria also pulled […]

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How To Prevent WhatsApp Hackers

Internet hackers are now everywhere! They look for every way possible to either clone you or take over your online accounts completely. Now, they are crawling through a medium you may think they can’t penetrate, and that is WhatsApp! Below are their strategies and steps you can take to secure your account. 1. It is […]

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SERAP asks South Africa to pay $10bn compensation to victims of xenophobia

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights to sue to South Africa and seek $10 billion for victims of xenophobic attacks in the country. Last week, shops and properties belonging to Nigerians and other Africans were looted and destroyed. In an open letter dated September […]

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Police arrest 3 carjackers with 150 phones in Anambra

The suspects, according to the state police command, were in possession of over 150 handsets. Confirming the arrest of the suspects, the state police public relations officer, Haruna Mohammed, gave their names as Arinze  of Otueke, Asaba, Delta State; Nweke of Mbekwe estate, Ogidi in  Idemili North Local Government of Anambra  State and Eziamaka of […]

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Ex-Google and Uber Engineer Anthony Levandowski Charged With Theft of Trade

Anthony Levandowski was charged with 33 counts of trade theft involving Alphabet’s self-driving car technology. He had left Alphabet’s Waymo unit in 2016 and eventually ran Uber’s self-driving car project, only to be fired. The 39-year-old, who now runs his own firm, denies the charges. If convicted, Anthony Levandowski faces 10 years in prison and […]

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Okorocha’s Closest Ally Among 77 Nigerians Nabbed By FBI

The embattled former governor of Imo state may have murky waters to contend with viral images which has him spotted with his closest ally and recently nabbed Nigerian fraudster by the Federal investigation bureau, Los Angeles. The list of Nigerians arrest in the United states of America was published on Thursday, in that list is […]

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Police arrest 25 cultists in Lagos

The Lagos state command says it has arrested 25 cultists at Ijora, Mushin and Bariga areas of the state and recovered firearms in the process. A statement by the spokesperson of the Command, DSP Bala Elkana on Sunday said men of Operation Crush from the Anti Cultism Unit arrested one Olaitan Rilwan ‘m’ 20 years old, […]

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EFCC, FBI arrest Internet fraudsters in Abuja

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  says it has begun a joint operation with  the United State Federal Bureau of Investigation to clamp  down on internet fraudsters. A total of 16 cyber crime suspects (Yahoo Boys) have been arrested in Abuja since the joint operation codenamed Operation Wire Wire was launched. Acting Chairman of the […]

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Police parades woman for killing 8-year-old girl

The Kano State Police Command has paraded the woman who kidnapped and killed an 8-year-old girl, Aisha Sani, at Tudun-Wada, Nassarawa LGA of the state. Recall that Aisha was declared missing three weeks ago, and two weeks later, her corpse was discovered in a well at Gandun Albasa Quarters in the Kano Municipal Local Government […]

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Gunmen kill mourners in Benue

GUNMEN, again, on Saturday stormed two communities in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, killing many people among whom were mourners. Just some weeks back, no fewer than five people were said to have been murdered in the same local government. A community leader in one of the communities that were invaded on Friday […]

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Customs Seizes N5b worth of Tramadol In Lagos

Operatives of Nigeria Customs Service Strike Force have seized Tramadol and other drugs worth over N5b in a Sallah holiday patrol in Lagos Briefing newsmen at the Customs Training College in Lagos, Spokesman for the service, Joseph Attah disclosed that the drugs were being moved on Sunday during recent Eid El Kabir Muslim celebration. Attah, […]

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Police arraign soldier who raped AAUA student

The Ondo State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned the soldier, Sunday Awolola, who allegedly raped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, before a magistrates’ court sitting in Akure, the state capital. Awolola, a soldier attached to the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigeria Army, allegedly raped the student at a military checkpoint […]

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Police parade 4 Fake Naval Officers & 11 other Suspect

The Police Command in Benue on Thursday paraded four fake Nigerian Merchant Navy Officers and 11 other suspects over alleged kidnapping, rape, armed robbery, child trafficking, and illegal arms manufacturing. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Mukaddas Garba told newsmen in Makurdi that the faked Naval officers arrested were, Stephen Oguniran, Daniel Igiho, […]

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Tenant kills Lagos Landlord hides corpse in septic tank

A tenant, Daniel Isaac was alleged to have killed his landlord to steal his Toyota Camry car in his compound. After committing the crime, the tenant dumped Willy Ebinate’s corpse in a septic tank and ran away with the car. A friend (undisclosed) to the deceased said efforts to contact him after he took the […]

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Russian beauty queen killer sentenced to 21 years in prison

Suspect of the killer of a Russian beauty queen in an attempt to steal her car has been sentenced to 21 years in prison has been arrested The victim had previously won the title of Mrs Chelyabinsk, a region in Russia’s Ural Mountains, and was a contender in the Mrs World Russia pageant. The victim […]

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65 year old man arrested for beheading brother’s corpse

A 65-year-old man, Samuel Olaniyi, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team in Lagos for attempting to use his late brother’s skull for money ritual. It was learnt that the suspect, who was arrested alongside two others, identified as Uchenna Olewunna and Sunday Mathew, exhumed his late brother’s […]

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63 female panties discovered in graveyard used for money rituals

Six men have been convicted for performing money ritual popularly known as “mubobobo” in Zimbabwe, with 63 pairs of women’s panties in a graveyard. It was reported that the ring leader of the group Handerson Chiwondo fled from the court leaving his disciples to bear the cross of the judgment at Chief Makope’s traditional court […]

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Internet Fraudster Forfeits N230 Million To Nigerian Government

Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sums of N210,287,697.45; N5,320,373.40; N15, 008,809.79 and $80.59 belonging to one Dehinbo Oluwatobi Reuben, an internet fraudster, to the federal government. Justice Saliu Saidu gave the order on Tuesday at the hearing of the forfeiture application brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes […]

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3 car hijackers arrested over attempt to snatch UBER

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS), have arrested three suspected robbers who lured a UBER driver into the bush, strangulated him, and made away with his Toyota Camry, 2006 model, just as it recovered two locally made guns and seven live cartridges from another set of suspected robbers on Eko Bridge. The suspected UBER […]

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Tricycle operator nabbed over rape of passenger in Abuja

A 33-year- old tricycle operator, Mr. Victor Achianu, has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping his passenger at Gidan Mangoro in Orozo, an Abuja suburb. The FCT police commissioner, Bala Ciroma, who stated this while briefing newsmen at the command headquarters in Abuja, on Friday,  said the suspect took the victim from Jikwoyi en-route […]

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