CONDUCTOR STEALS PASSENGER’S ATM CARD, WITHDRAWS N82,000

A 34-year-old bus conductor, Dolapo Pine, who allegedly stole a passenger’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card and withdrew N82,000 with it, on Monday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. The police charged Pine who resides on Jakande Estate, Isolo, Lagos, with conspiracy and stealing. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the two-count…

FAKE DOCTOR CAUGHT AFTER 11 YEARS IN KADUNA MINISTRY

The Kaduna State Ministry of Justice has charged an alleged fake medical doctor, Saidu Ahmed Ya’u before the Chief Magistrate court for certificate forgery and impersonation. ‘Doctor’ Ya’u was reported to have worked with the State ministry of health for seven years with alleged fake Certificates.In a statement issued by the Ministry of Justice, which…

PSG PRESIDENT AL-KHELAIFI CHARGED IN CORRUPTION PROBE

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been charged by the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) in connection with bribing ex-FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke. The alleged offences against Al-Khelaifi, who is chairman of BeIN media group, are not to do with his ownership of French champions PSG or his involvement as a member of…

POLICE KILL ‘NOTORIOUS’ KIDNAPPER IN KATSINA

The Katsina State Police Command has killed an alleged notorious kidnapper, Abubakar Nayabale, and arrested another, Tanimu Salisu in Kurfi Local Government Area of the state. This was contained in a statement by the command’s spokesperson, Gambo Isah, and made available to journalists on Thursday in Katsina. “On 17/02/2020 at about 15:00hrs, bandits numbering eight…

SARS OFFICER’S BULLETS HIT 2 IN OGUN

Dozens of Hausa traders took over the Olomore Market, Abeokuta on Thursday to protest the death of two of their colleagues during alleged shooting by operatives of the Special Anti – Robbery Squad, SARS. The angry Hausa traders selling onions, pepper, tomatoes, yam and fruits, allegedly went violent, smashing objects, including the operational vehicle of…

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…