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Governors Visit Katsina, Pledge To Be Tough On Banditry, Other Crimes

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has given the assurance that it will be tough on banditry, kidnapping, and other forms of criminality bedevilling the country. NGF Chairman and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, gave the...

Man Arrested For Allegedly Slapping Police Officer Twice In Lagos After Causing Accident

Nigerian man has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly slapping an officer twice after causing an accident.According to a police report, the man was responsible for an accident that happened in...

Bandits kill 5 worshippers, kidnap Imam, 40 others during prayer in Zamfara

Armed bandits have killed five worshippers in Zamafara State. They kidnapped an Imam, Mallam Yahaya, and other 40 worshippers, Daily Nigerian reports. The incident occurred on Friday during Juma’at prayers at a mosque in Kanoma. The assailants...

Boston court set to jail Nigerians Iyalekhue, Osawaru for scams

Two Nigerians, Nosayamen Iyalekhue and Esogie Osawaru have pleaded guilty for defrauding victims using various online scams during the Covid-19 pandemic. While Osawaru pleaded guilty on the 12th of November, Iyalekhue, 33, pleaded guilty to...

Gunmen Abduct APC Chairman In Nasarawa

Philip Shekwo, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, has been kidnapped. The man was reportedly kidnapped by armed men. Mr Shekwo was kidnapped in the early hours of Sunday, PREMIUM TIMES can reliably report. Sources...

Bandits Attack And Kill PDP Chairman In Katsina

The PDP chairman for Sabuwa Local Government Area of Katsina state, Alhaji Lawal Dako has died. Dako died on Friday of injuries he sustained when bandits shot at him in the council, The PUNCH reports. He...

Mozambique expels 2 instructors who impregnated over 15 police trainees

Mozambique’s government has expelled two instructors found guilty of impregnating students at a police training school, Justice Minister Helena Kida has said. A disciplinary inquiry was held into the allegations against them, she added. It is...

Man bags 10-month jail term over impersonation, $600 fraud

A Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Thursday, sentenced an internet fraudster, Saheed Azeez, to 10 months imprisonment over impersonation and $600 fraud. Delivering judgment, Justice Patricia Ajoku said that Azeez was convicted and sentenced...

Photo Of 19-year-old Suspected Robber Arrested With Toy Gun In Lagos

The Lagos state police command has apprehended a 19-year-old suspected armed robber identified as Ajayi Lateef. He was nabbed with a dummy gun after his gang had allegedly robbed a tricycle at Victoria Island around...

Police nab 3 for cybercrime, uncover over 50,000 emails, passwords, others

'The police yesterday said it has arrested Onwuka Emmanuel Chidiebere, who specialised in business email compromise and hacking. The suspect, a graduate of Business Administration from Imo State University, was said to have hacked over...

Lagos clergyman, Prophet Israel Genesis sentenced to jail for fraud

Justice Olabisi Akinlade of the Lagos State High Court Abuja has sentenced popular Lagos-based clergyman, Prophet Israel Ogundipe aka Israel Genesis, for fraud. Ogundipe, who is the Shepherd-in-Charge of Celestial Church of Christ Global Genesis...

18 prisoners who escaped from Edo correctional facility rearrested

The Edo state police command says it has rearrested 18 prisoners who escaped from two correctional facilities in the state during a recent jailbreak. Recall that on October 19, hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protests...

I’m doing God’s work, can’t be arrested’– Abubakar Shekau replies Nigerian Army

The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has declared that he can’t be arrested. Shekau explained that security operatives can’t arrest him because he was doing God’s work. He made the declaration in response to reports...

Parents who abandoned their baby in a field to die because they have no emotional connection with her are...

A mother and father abandoned their baby in a field to die after forging 'no emotional connection' with her. Two month old Jalissa Adams-Frison's body has never been found but a judge in Kenosha, US,...

Maid abuse: Court dismisses case against Lekki wife

An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court has struck out a case of abuse and assault against a fashion designer, Mrs Bisi Olukayode. The Chief Magistrate, Mr P.E. Nwaka, said the matter was discontinued over indolent prosecution. Punch...

Mother, children jailed 38 years for human trafficking, exploitation in Benin

A Benin High Court, Edo State, on Monday sentenced a woman and her children to 38 years’ imprisonment for trafficking a 19-year-old girl to Russia for s.e.x.u.a.l exploitation. The two siblings, Mr Endurance Ehiozee, 37,...

Three robbery suspects nabbed during operation in Ogun

Three men have been arrested by men of the Ogun State police command during a robbery operation in the Iju area of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area. According to the police, the suspects are “members of...

Kwara APC decries attacks on security agencies at Ile Arugbo

Kwara chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has condemned alleged attack on security agencies by suspected supporters in the convoy of former Senate President Bukola Saraki on Saturday in Ilorin. It warned Saraki, who...

Doctor Rapes Married Woman While Carrying Out Tests On Her In Adamawa

A doctor has found himself in serious trouble after allegedly forcing himself on a married woman. According to TheNation, the Yola-based doctor was docked before a Yola Chief Magistrate Court over the alleged rape of...

Man ‘kills, buries’ lover in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos Police Command have arrested 29-year-old, Segun Titilayo, for allegedly killing, burying his lover. The deceased, Oritoke Manni, 26, who was a bar attendant at KC Hotel, Apakin Town, Lekki, was declared...

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Popular Instagram comedian/influencer, Sydney Talker has reportedly proposed to former BBNaija housemate, Nengi Hampson. The comedian shared photos of the alleged proposal on his Instagram...

BREAKING: Police rescue man from kidnappers in Osun

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, over the weekend killed a Deputy Registrar of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, Dr Amos...

Don Jazzy excited as D’Prince signs new artiste, Ruger, to join Rema

Don Jazzy has urged Nigerians to watch out for fast-rising Nigerian artiste, Ruger who has just been signed to join Rema at D’Prince owned...

Bandits kills FUTA Deputy Registrar, shoot driver

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja has intercepted 21.9kg of cocaine.This is contained in a statement signed...

Lady Causes Controversy As She Alleged To Have Seen And Hugged Wizkid

A young lady took to Twitter handle to tell people that she has allegedly seen and hugged Wizkid. In her words, she said that...

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