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Ozubulu massacre:

Ozubulu massacre: 8 victims still hospitalized – CMD

Ozubulu massacre:  Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), in Anambra, Prof. Anthony Igwegbe, has disclosed that of the 26 victims of St Philips Catholic Church Ozubulu attack by gunmen who were admitted in the medical [...]

October 12, 2017 Crime
Kidnappers make shocking demand on Edo musician, Osayomore Joseph

Kidnappers make shocking demand on Edo musician, Osayomore Joseph

Abductors of Edo State-born popular musician, Osayomore Joseph, have made contact with the family, demanding the sum of N200m as ransom. DAILY POST reports that Ambassador Joseph was kidnapped in his house at Orovie village, Upper Ekenhuan road, Benin City, the Edo [...]

October 9, 2017 Crime
Youths set ablaze palace of Imo monarch

Youths set ablaze palace of Imo monarch

Youths set ablaze palace of Imo monarch: No fewer than 200 youths have set ablaze the palace of the traditional ruler of Obollo autonomous community, Edwin Mbaeyi, in Isiala Mbano Local Government of Imo state. Punch reports that an eyewitness, [...]

September 13, 2017 Crime
Man impregnates wife’s sister

Man impregnates wife’s sister, kills baby five days after birth

Man impregnates wife’s sister: The police in Bayelsa State have apprehended a 47-year-old man, Moses Otimba, for killing a five-day-old baby boy he fathered with the younger sister of his pregnant wife. The suspect, was said to have impregnated the [...]

September 9, 2017 Crime
19 killed, 5 injured in Plateau village attack

19 killed, 5 injured in Plateau village attack

Plateau village attack: The Plateau Police Command has confirmed 19 persons killed and five others injured in an attack on Ancha village, Bassa Local Government, on Friday. Its Commissioner, Mr Peter Ogunyanwo, who briefed newsmen on Friday in Jos, said [...]

September 9, 2017 Crime

Buhari’s anti-Corruption war now clogged

by Ike Abonyi “Failing to indict a criminal, sitting President sends the message that those in power are above the law.” -DaShanne Stokes Whenever a bone is thrown to a dog and it walks away, the owner should be worried [...]

September 7, 2017 Crime
Ayodele Fayose

Ozubulu Massacre: Governor Fayose Reacts

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has decried the senseless massacre of the worhsipers at St Philips church Anambra state. Fayose who too to his Twtter handle to send his condolence to the people and government of Anambra state, expressed his [...]

August 8, 2017 Crime
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

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

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
Manhunt for kidnappers JTF deployed

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

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

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