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…

South African police officer jailed for 30 years for killing Nigerian

A South African police constable, Austin Reynold, was on Monday, sentenced to 30 years in jail by a court for killing a Nigerian man living in that country. Reynold, 24, was accused of killing Ebuka Emmanuel Okoli on January 19, 2018 in Durban, Kwa Zulu-Natal Province, South Africa. The court sentenced the policeman three days…

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…