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Governor Ambode

Insecurity: Lagos govt cancels vacation classes

LAGOS — Worried by rising kidnap and rape cases across the state, Lagos State Government has introduced measures during this vacation to forestall any possible ugly situation that may arise in public schools. Governor Ambode of Lagos State The state [...]

July 19, 2017 Crime
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Nigeria summons Cameroon’s ambassador over Bakassi killings

The Foreign Affairs Ministry has summoned Cameroon’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Abbas Salahedine, to give explanations on the reported maltreatment and killings of Nigerians in the Bakassi Peninsula by Cameroonian Gendarmes. In a statement the government expressed dismay over the [...]

July 8, 2017 Crime
Meet Evans’ Lawyer, Ogungbeje, Who Loves ‘Unpopular Cases

Meet Evans’ Lawyer, Ogungbeje, Who Loves ‘Unpopular Cases’

Just when Nigerians thought no lawyer will step out to defend notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, Voice Olukoya Ogungbeje has proven an exception. Ogungbeje, who heads Lawflex Chambers and is the Chairman of Voice Vanguard, grabbed the headlines [...]

June 30, 2017 Crime
ILE-IFE: Journalist Group Alerts On Video Asking For Revenge

ILE-IFE: Journalist Group Alerts On Video Asking For Revenge

The Journalists for Democratic Rights, JODER, has warned the authorities to beware of some organized armed groups planning revenge attacks following the ethnic crisis at Ile-Ife. It was the second time JODER would be sounding the note of warning in [...]

March 26, 2017 Crime
Zakibiam Massacre

Zakibiam Massacre: ‘Children, Women Gunned Down; Blood Flowed From Every Corner Of Town”

Zaki Biam, a bustling commercial town in Ukum local government area of Benue State, renown for massive production of yam tubers, last Monday, came under the siege of gunmen who, for over three hours, unleashed a bloodbath never witnessed in [...]

March 26, 2017 Crime
Police Raid ‘Malaysian Forest’ Where Kidnappers Dump Bodies Of Victims In Enugu

Police Raid ‘Malaysian Forest’ Where Kidnappers Dump Bodies Of Victims In Enugu

Police Raid ‘Malaysian Forest’ – The police have discovered a shallow grave where the remains of the former Chief Security Officer for Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, Mr. Ejiofor Enechi, were buried after being killed by his kidnappers. [...]

March 25, 2017 Crime
Church Pastor Held For Alleged Attempt To Bomb Benin Church

Church Pastor Held For Alleged Attempt To Bomb Benin Church, See Reasons Why He Planted The Bomb

A certain Church pastor held for an alleged attempt to bomb a Church in Benin City, Edo State has revealed the reasons for his action. The pastor, Abel Anthony, has told the police on interrogation that he planted the bomb [...]

March 22, 2017 Crime
Robbery At Zenith Bank, Owerri Left 5 Dead, 7 Injured

Robbery At Zenith Bank, Owerri Left 5 Dead, 7 Injured

A robbery attack on Wednesday, February 23, at Zenith Bank, Owerri, Imo state has left four people dead while several are injured. Premium Times reports that a witness reported that the robbers had trailed a customer who came in to [...]

February 23, 2017 Crime
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Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Ikorodu – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has revealed the arrest of a Boko Haram terrorist in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Buratai said the terrorist, one of those fleeing from the hitherto Boko Haram stronghold of Sambisa Forest, [...]

December 26, 2016 Crime
Chijoke Stephen Obioha

Singapore Executes Nigeria’s Chijioke Obioha

A Nigerian death row convict, Chijoke Stephen Obioha was executed in Singapore early hour of Friday, November 18, 2016 after the Court of Appeal dismissed an Urgent Criminal Motion filed by his lawyer, Mr Joseph Chen, Thursday.     The [...]

November 19, 2016 Crime
7 Year Old Boy Set Ablaze

The Real Story Of A 7 Year Old Boy Set Ablaze Who Stole Garri

7 Year Old Boy Set Ablaze: No one is in support of jungle justice, but the information that we’ve gathered concerning the whole incident. Here has made us realize that the thief and his gang had brought so much pain and [...]

November 18, 2016 Crime
7-year Old Boy In Lagos Lynched For Stealing Garri

Police Vow To Arrest Killers of Seven-Year-Old Boy

Police Vow To Arrest Killers of Seven-Year-Old Boy: The police in Lagos have commenced investigations into the killing of a seven-year-old boy who was reportedly set ablaze in Badagry for allegedly stealing cassava flour, popularly known as garri. The Lagos [...]

November 17, 2016 Crime
Enugu Herdsmen Attack

Enugu Herdsmen Attack: CLO accuses Buhari of sponsoring attack

Enugu Herdsmen Attack – ENUGU—Piqued by the slaughter of 17 hapless natives of Enugu State in the past four months by rampaging Fulani herdsmen, the Civil Liberties Organization, CLO, yesterday, alleged that President Muhammad Buhari’s inaction on the killings suggests that [...]

September 1, 2016 Crime
Youths Beat Catholic Priest

Irate Youths Beat Catholic Priest

Youths Beat Catholic Priest – Irate Youths said to be Idol worshipers, yesterday attacked a Priest, Rev. Father Fidelis Ifeanyichukwu Ugozo of the St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Ugbenu, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, beating him to [...]

August 31, 2016 Crime
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Manhunt In Bayelsa: Kidnappers Abduct Another Five Expatriates, JTF Deploys 20 Gunboats

Manhunt In Bayelsa – Gunmen in the Sagana waterways in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State today kidnapped another five expatriate crew aboard an oil services support vessel, MV City of Xiamen. The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta [...]

August 29, 2016 Crime
Theft of Aregbesolas phone

Man Jailed 45 Years for Stealing Aregbesola’s Phone.

For stealing an N50,000 Sony Ericsson phone belonging to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, a 31-year-old Kelvin Ighodalo has been sentenced to 45-year imprisonment by an Osogbo High Court. Ighodalo stole the phone from the pocket of Aregbesola on November 27, 2010, [...]

August 28, 2016 Crime
Police Rescue 93-Year-Old Baker From kidnappers’ Den

Police Rescued 93-Year-Old Baker From kidnappers’ Den

Ondo State Police Command at the weekend rescued 93-year-old man, Alhaji Musa Adisa Labaika, from his abductors’ hideout in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. Police detectives, who acted on a tip-off, stormed the hideout of the kidnappers in Ado-Ekiti and arrested three [...]

August 21, 2016 Crime
Civil Servant Dies In EFCC’s Custody

Civil Servant Dies In EFCC’s Custody After Six Hours

Civil Servant Dies In EFCC’s Custody – Susanne, the widow of the Chief Protocol Officer of the Minister of State for Defence, Mr. Desmond Nunugwo, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of killing her husband and labelling him [...]

August 16, 2016 Crime

Pregnant Woman Admits Stealing N300 To Eat

Pregnant Woman Admits Stealing N300 – A pregnant woman, Precious Ebuka, arraigned in a Grade1 Area Court, Karmo, Abuja, for criminal trespass and theft of N80,000, on Thursday pleaded not guilty to the charge.   Ebuka, a resident of Agwan [...]

August 12, 2016 Crime
My Eperience in the hands of kidnappers

My Experience In The Hands Of Kidnappers

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 started like any other day for Alero Collins, a single career woman of 28 years old. She woke up in the morning around 6am and headed to her place of work in Victoria Island from her [...]

August 6, 2016 Crime
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Couple Arrested For Selling New Born Twins For N200,000 Each

An Asaba-based couple have been arrested for allegedly selling their new  born twins for N200,000 each. The incident, according to the Delta State Police Command’s spokesman, Mr. Lucky Uyabeme, took place last Sunday, while the buyer of the twins based [...]

July 15, 2016 Crime
Avengers Bomb 3 Oil Pipelines In Bayelsa, Rivers

Avengers Bomb 3 Oil Pipelines In Bayelsa, Rivers

Militant group Niger Delta Avengers says it has blown up oil pipelines in Bayelsa and Rivers states.     The Avengers announced on its website that the fresh attacks were carried out between 3am and 5am on Friday, July 8. [...]

July 8, 2016 Crime, Societal issues
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Kidnapped Ejigbo LCDA Boss Regains Freedom – Family Confirms

The abducted Chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, was late last night released by his captors. Although the circumstances of his release were sketchy, family sources confirmed his release. Earlier in the day, when news [...]

July 2, 2016 Crime
Theft of cooked food

Theft Of Cooked Food On Fire Becomes Widespread In Ilorin

Theft Of Cooked Food On Fire Becomes Widespread In Ilorin – Amidst the stinging hardship occasioned by the present economic recession in the country, the spate of insecurity is rising and taking a tinge of the ridiculous by the day. [...]

June 27, 2016 Crime, Societal issues
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Bamigbetan’s Facebook Post Few Hours Before His Kidnap

About 12 hours before his kidnap, Kehinde Bamigbetan, the Chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State apologised to his fans and followers on his facebook page and twitter handle for his silence in the previous week promising [...]

June 24, 2016 Crime
Justice For ChaCha

Justice For ChaCha: Preparation For The Mother Of All Protests

A woman, a mother, a vibrant lady, active and full of life, as seen from her social media presence, disappeared in broad daylight, and was slain after being inflicted by severe pain for hours. Chacha was last seen on May [...]

June 24, 2016 Crime, Societal issues

We Were Paid N5.4million to Release Babington School Girls- Suspect

Babington School Girls – Contrary to earlier claims that the three abducted schoolgirls of Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary (BMJS) were released without ransom, It was gathered yesterday that N5.4million was actually paid.     This disclosure was made by the [...]

June 16, 2016 Crime, Societal issues
Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF)

Destruction Of Oil InsTallations Are Invitation To Another Civil War, Northern Elders Warns The Avengers

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) yesterday described the destruction of oil installations embarked upon by the Niger Delta Avengers as an invitation to another civil war.     It also warned the militant group to desist from its “madness” of [...]

June 14, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Societal issues
Niger Delta Avengers

Niger Delta Avengers Threatens To Sink Mother Ships Carrying Oil From Nigeria

The new militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, operating in the oil rich region of Southern Nigeria has threatened to attack the interests of oil corporations and international refineries buying crude oil from Nigeria in a new statement.     The [...]

June 14, 2016 Crime, Societal issues
Onitsha massacre

SPECIAL REPORT: How The Onitsha Massacre Of Pro-Biafra Supporters Was Coordinated — SSS Operative

Onitsha massacre – A week after the slaying of pro-Biafra demonstrators in Onitsha, details of how the mass killing was coordinated by security forces has emerged.       PREMIUM TIMES has obtained an insider account by a whistleblower, who [...]

June 13, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Societal issues
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