Police kill notorious kidnapper Lucifer in Port Harcourt

The Police Command in Rivers said a most wanted and notorious kidnapper, Ekweme Ike, known as Lucifer has been killed by men of Operation Sting. DSP Nnamdi Omoni, the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), disclosed this in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Monday. Omoni said that the deceased was responsible for all the […]

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Police Uncover ‘Baby Factory’ In Lagos, Rescue 19 Pregnant Women

The police in Lagos on Sunday said they have uncovered a suspected baby factory and rescued 19 pregnant girls, Punch Metro reports.  The police stated that they acted on an intelligence report and swooped on the operators at their base on 14 Adisa Street, Ayanwale area of Ikotun. The police spokesman, Bala Elkana, said two suspects had […]

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Three Workers Arraigned For Stealing N13.5m Truck

THREE employees of a haulage firm, Paul Mathias, Evelyn David and Hope Oparaugo, were on Wednesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a truck worth N13. 5 million. The defendants, Paul Mathias, 34, Evelyn David, 32, and Hope Oparaugo, 30, of no fixed addresses were arraigned on a two-count charge […]

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Three ‘Islamic clerics’ held for ‘exploiting’ women

Police in Ogun State have arrested three persons claiming to be Islamic clerics who allegedly swindle  female victims in addition to sexually exploiting them. The suspects Aliu Abdulfatai, 50, Sule Adebayo, 36, and Lekan Olokodana, 31, were arrested following complaints by one of their female victims who reported the alleged offence at the Adigbe police […]

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Woman ‘kills’ lover for not funding daughter’s one-year Birthday Party

Homicide detectives have arrested a 23-year-old woman Stella Peter for allegedly stabbing her live-in lover to death for  refusing to finance their daughter’s one-year birthday party. The incident occurred Tuesday morning at 2, Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere where they have lived for three years. It was gathered that Peter, a native of Kogi State, had an […]

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320 more Nigerians to return from South Africa today

A delay in securing landing permit from South African aviation authorities for Air Peace has led to rescheduling the evacuation of the second batch of Nigerians from South Africa. This is coming on the heels of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. In the second batch, 320 Nigerians were billed to […]

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Housewife kills 3-day-old baby in Niger

Harela Uba, the housewife arrested for killing a three-day old baby Police in Niger have arrested a 22-year-old housewife, Harela Uba, of Shakodna village, Shiroro Local Government Area of the State for allegedly killing a three-day-old baby boy in the area. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Alhaji Adamu Usman, disclosed this in Minna […]

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Strange killing of women: Police warn hotel owners, arrest 2 in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has again warned hotel owners in the state against operating without installing CCTV Cameras, proper documentation of guests and profiling of staffers. The command also discouraged the running of what they described as “Short Time” services for desperate reasons. State Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Danduara came up with these following the spate […]

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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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Nigerian Man Arrested in India With Fake Currency

  A Nigerian named Patrick and Malian, Ibrahim Ruman, have been arrested by the police in India for possession of fake currencies. The duo were nabbed in a hotel on Sunday as part of the city’s police investigation into possible international fake Indian currency note racket. City police commissioner, Deepak Kumar said, “The duo were […]

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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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