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 […]

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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 […]

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Thugs snatch ballot boxes at Dino Melaye’s polling unit

Some thugs have snatched ballot boxes and chased away voters at PU 004, Ayetoro ward 1 in Ijumu local government area of Kogi state. The polling unit is Dino Melaye’s voting unit. Melaye had cast his vote before violence broke out in the area.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Suspected trafficker arrested with 6-month-old baby at airport

Security operatives at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) arrested a suspected trafficker with a 6-month-old baby Sunday morning. A reliable source at the airport told The Guardian that the suspect was tracked while attempting to board an early flight departing for Lagos. The eyewitness, however, revealed that a suspected accomplished suddenly sneaked out of […]

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How American scammer defrauded 5 Nigerians of $1.5 million

A Nigerian businessman, Mr Olukayode Sodimu, on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how an American and alleged serial conman, Marco Ramirez, defrauded him of 145,000 dollars in a green card scam. Ramirez is accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of defrauding five Lagos-based Nigerians of $1.5 million. Ramirez faces two […]

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Man arrested for trying to sell son for N5m in Lafia

NASARAWA State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 42-year-old man for “attempting to sell” his three-year-old son in Lafia. Mohammed Mahmoud-Fari, State Commandant of the NSCDC told newsmen on Thursday in Lafia that the man was arrested on Tuesday following a sting operation by the officers of the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Man rapes dancer ‘after asking for private dance’ in strip club

A 28-year-old man has been arrested by Texas police after allegedly raping a dancer at a strip club, Cloud 9, at Texas, United States. The suspect, Zachary Johnson was arrested at a nearby store after he was tracked using a phone number he left with another dancer in the adult club. Johnson according to Abilene reporter […]

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Man disguised in Hijab To Steam Female Underwear Nabbed

Police arrest 24 year-old man who disguise in hijab to steal used female pants . The police in Niger State have arrested one Mohammed Ali, a 24 year-old tailor of State Low Cost, Lapai town, Lapai Local Government Area of the state for allegedly stealing female pants. Also arrested for stealing female pants are two […]

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School supervisor jailed 60 years for child defilement

Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Thursday convicts and sentenced a 47- year old school Supervisor, Mr. Adegboyega Adenekan to 60 -year-imprisonment for defiling a two-year-old and 11-month-old pupil of a Lagos-based school. The judge convicted and sentenced Adenekan after finding him guilty of a lone count charge […]

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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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