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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
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
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

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
Nigerian Oil Market

US, India, Indonesia Turn Away From Nigerian Oil Market Over Militants Bombing

In impact of the renewed bombing of oil installations by militants in the Niger Delta has started affecting international trade as India, US and Indonesia have started turning away from the Nigerian oil market.     According to Daily Trust, [...]

June 11, 2016 Crime, Military, Oil & Gas
meth labs nigeria

Fears rising over meth labs in Nigeria

Authorities in Lagos have discovered the fifth illegal methamphetamine production centre in just one year, deepening fears Nigeria is a narcotics hub and part of a worldwide network. The anti-drugs agency says the West African country is producing meth on [...]

June 9, 2016 Crime
Niger Delta group

Niger Delta Group Vows To Launch Missiles, Bring Down Military, Other Aircraft

A Niger Delta group, the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, has vowed to launch six missiles in the region. The group also warned against the deployment of helicopters in the South South zone by the military, saying it was going [...]

June 2, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Societal issues
Militants Ambush Soldiers In Delta

Many Feared Killed As Militants Ambush Soldiers In Delta [PHOTOS]

Militants Ambush Soldiers In Delta – Two soldiers and six civilians have reportedly been killed on Wednesday’s night attack on soldiers’ houseboat around a creek close to Omadino/Idjere junction in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.     [...]

June 2, 2016 Crime, Human rights, Societal issues

EFCC Opposes Nnamani’s Bid For Overseas Treatment

Economic and Financial Crimes has asked a Federal High Court, Lagos, to dismiss an application by former Enugu State Governor, Chimaroke Nnamani, seeking to travel to the United States for medical treatment. The anti-graft agency, in a counter-affidavit, said Nnamani’s [...]

May 21, 2016 Crime
Militants Explode Escravos Pipeline

Militants Explode Escravos Pipeline In Delta

Militants Explode Escravos Pipeline – Niger Delta militants have blown a section of the Escravos gas trunkline behind salvation city, near Ogbe-Ijoh in Warri South West local government area of Delta state.     A source told that the incident [...]

May 21, 2016 Crime, Military, Societal issues
Denen Igbana

Gunmen kill Benue Governor’s ‘most dependable’ Aide

Gunmen on Friday in Makurdi killed Denen Igbana, the senior special assistant on security to Samuel Ortom of Benue.     Igbana was killed in the early hours at his Tionsha residence. Speaking during a sympathy visit to the family [...]

May 20, 2016 Crime, Government and politics

Ejigbo LCDA Chairman Kidnapped

Ejigbo LCDA Chairman Kidnapped  – Former Chief Press Secretary to immediate past Governor Bola Tinubu Ahmed and incumbent Chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Kehinde Oladapo Kolade Bamigbetan was kidnapped in Ejigbo late Monday night at about 11pm. [...]

May 18, 2016 Crime

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