Tailor Jailed For Buying Stolen Motorcycle In Benue

Bartholomew, on or about October 15, 2019 in Makurdi, the state capital, without lawful authority, engaged in acquisition of a motorcycle knowing that the said item was proceed of criminal activity and he thereby committed an offence. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Makurdi Zonal Office, on Monday secured the conviction of one Orhena Sesugh…

EFCC arrests ex-banker, wife for $1.49m fraud, money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos office, has arrested a former banker, Rowly Isioro and his wife, Ovuomarhoni Naomi, for alleged involvement in Business Email Compromise fraud and money laundering. Isioro, a former Assistant General Manager with a first-generation bank allegedly laundered $1.49million through Naomi’s bank accounts in Nigeria. The couple’s arrest followed a…

13 Kogi varsity students killed in cult clash

Assailants suspected to be cult members have hacked 13 students of Kogi State University (KSU) Ayingba. The incident which took place last Friday was said to have been sparked off when a student of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja suspected to be a kingpin of a cult group was reportedly killed. The killing of the polytechnic student…

I Stole Baby To Deceive My Husband That I was Truly Pregnant

A middle-aged woman, Falilat Olatunji, was on Wednesday arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly stealing a four-month-old baby boy in Abeokuta. DAILY POST learnt that the suspect was arrested following a report by one Alhaji Abdul Akeem Dawodu, who reported at Sabo Ilupeju Police Station that one Ms Taiwo Bello…

Islamic State vows revenge against U.S. for Baghdadi killing

Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria, and vowed revenge against the United States. The Iraqi rose from obscurity to lead the ultra-hardline group and declare himself “caliph” of all Muslims, holding sway over huge areas of Iraq…

Boy, 17, commits suicide in Ekiti

The body of a 17-year-old boy, Opeyemi Oluwafemi, has been found hanging from a tree at Epe Ekiti in the Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Sources in the community believed the boy might have been compelled to take his life over alleged maltreatment by his father, who was said to be fond of…

Baghdadi’s body disposed of at sea by US military

The body of Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried at sea by the US military after he killed himself during the weekend raid on his Syrian hideout, a Pentagon source told AFP on Monday. No details were given on where or when the body was disposed of, but it paralleled the 2011…