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Presidency warns Nigerians

Bandits spreading to South West – Presidency warns Nigerians

Presidency warns Nigerians: The Presidency has warned Nigerians to be at alert against attacks from bandits. Dr Amina Shamaki, the Permanent Secretary, Special Services, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) raised the alarm while speaking [...]

November 2, 2019 Crime
EFCC Arrests 4 For Forging EFCC Documents

EFCC Arrests 4 For Forging EFCC Documents, Defrauding America Lady (Photos)

Hope For Nigeria Online reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a gang of fraudsters who specialise in exploiting personal data of foreign-based Nigerians to defraud their friends and relations back home. EFCC made this known [...]

October 26, 2019 Crime
Another Kaduna school attacked

Another Kaduna school attacked, principal abducted

Kaduna school attacked: More people kidnapped in Abuja Police arrest 1,214 kidnappers in 9 months Family of civil defence officer asked to pay N30m ransom The principal of Kajuru Technical College in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State has [...]

October 11, 2019 Crime
Royal Air Maroc aircraft attacked at Lagos airport

BREAKING: Royal Air Maroc aircraft attacked at Lagos airport

Royal Air Maroc Aircraft was attacked on the runway of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos on Friday morning. Hope For Nigeria Online sources said the suspected attackers opened the baggage compartment of the aircraft on landing at [...]

October 11, 2019 Crime
Repentant bandits invade Zamfara community

Repentant bandits invade Zamfara community, loot food items, give residents 20,000 as compensation

Repentant bandits invade Zamfara community There was serious tension in Kwanar Mayanci, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Wednesday as a large number of gunmen who came on motorcycles invaded the community. According to eyewitness’ accounts, the villagers [...]

October 3, 2019 Crime
Police Raids "Baby Factory" In Lagos Free 19 Women

Police Raids “Baby Factory” In Lagos Free 19 Women

“Baby Factory” In Lagos: Police in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, have freed 19 women and girls who had mostly been abducted and impregnated by captors planning to sell their babies. The girls and women, aged from 15 to 28, had [...]

October 2, 2019 Crime
NURTW Members Protest

NURTW Members Protest MC Oluomo’s Emergence As Caretaker Committee Chair

Some members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos State on Wednesday marched on the premises of the Lagos State House of Assembly in Alausa, Ikeja. They protested the emergence of Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo [...]

September 5, 2019 Crime
Police Recover 13 Stolen Transformers

Police Recover 13 Stolen Transformers, Arrest 137 Suspects In A’ibom

The Akwa Ibom Police Command says it has recovered 13 stolen transformers belonging to the state government and arrested 137 suspects for various offences. The Police Commissioner, Zaki Ahmed said yesterday in Uyo that the 137 suspects were arrested for [...]

September 5, 2019 Crime
EFCC Arrests 113 ‘Internet Fraudsters

EFCC Arrests 113 ‘Internet Fraudsters’ In Benin

Muktar Bello, Head of Operations, EFCC in the zone, arrests 113 ‘Internet Fraudsters’ in Benin said this on Monday during a news conference in Benin. Mr. Bello said the arrests took place between January and August in its area of [...]

September 4, 2019 Crime
PDP National Youth Leader kidnapped

PDP National Youth Leader kidnapped

PDP National Youth Leader kidnapped Udeh Okoye, the National Youth Leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, has been kidnapped, police said Monday. Mr Okoye went to his farm in his home Enugu State when he was abducted at gunpoint, [...]

September 3, 2019 Crime
50 AK-47 Rifles Recovered From Nasarawa Deputy Governor's Attackers

50 AK-47 Rifles Recovered From Nasarawa Deputy Governor’s Attackers

50 AK-47 Rifles Recovered From Nasarawa Deputy Governor’s Attackers Muhammad Akazakwai, a kidnap kingpin said to have masterminded the recent attack on the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Emmanuel Akabe has been arrested by operatives of the Department of State [...]

September 1, 2019 Crime
Wonder Bank

EFCC Arrests 19 Operators Of Wonder Bank Over 2 Billion Naira Fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office have arrested 19 staff of a fake investment Wonder Bank company floating an alleged Ponzi Scheme that has defrauded members of the public to the tune of [...]

August 31, 2019 Crime
bandits sacked Katsina town

How bandits sacked Katsina town, kidnapped 49 people, stole ‘everything’

How bandits sacked Katsina town, kidnapped 49 people, stole ‘everything’ Shocking details have emerged of how a town in Katsina State was ransacked overnight and dozens of inhabitants and property carted away in an attack by bandits. Wurma, a border [...]

August 29, 2019 Crime
Armed Robbers Invade Police Barrack In Delta

Armed Robbers Invade Police Barrack In Delta State

Armed Robbers Invade Police Barrack In Delta Police officers and their families residing in the ‘B’ Police Barracks along the Benin-Onitsha expressway in Asaba, Delta State has raised the alarm of incessant robbery attacks on them in recent times. The [...]

August 12, 2019 Crime
Miyetti Allah

Paul Offu: Miyetti Allah Defends Fulani Herdsmen Over Catholic Priest’s Murder

The Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has said that Fulani herdsmen were not responsible for Thursday’s killing of the Catholic priest of St James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka, Enugu state. The Herdsmen umbrella amount alleged it has been [...]

August 4, 2019 Crime
Police Rescue One Of Five Kidnapped RCCG Pastors

Police Rescue One Of Five Kidnapped RCCG Pastors

Police Rescue One Of Five Kidnapped RCCG Pastors The Ogun state police command has confirmed that one of the kidnap victims, Mrs Ibelegbo Chidinma who incidentally is the only woman amongst them, has been rescued unhurt. The woman who is [...]

August 3, 2019 Crime
FAAN Officer Nabbed Over Theft Of $600 Pilgrims

FAAN Officer Nabbed Over Theft Of $600 Pilgrims’ BTA

FAAN Officer Nabbed Over Theft Of $600 Pilgrims An official with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the Yola International Airport (name withheld) is being interrogated by the police over the theft of $600 from two pilgrims travelling [...]

August 2, 2019 Crime
Bandits Block Lagos-Ibadan Road, Kidnap CMD’s Son, 2 Others

Bandits Block Lagos-Ibadan Road, Kidnap CMD’s Son, 2 Others

Bandits Block Lagos-Ibadan Road, Kidnap CMD’s Son, 2 Others Bandits on Tuesday evening blocked the Ajebo axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and kidnapped three persons. The Chief Medical Director of the Lafia Hospital, Apata, Ibadan, Oyo State, Dr. Oladipupo Sule, [...]

July 25, 2019 Crime
Herdsmen Attack

Herdsmen Attack: Ogun Teachers, Pupils Flee From Schools In Alabata

Teachers and pupils have deserted primary and secondary schools in Alabata villages in the Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State following attacks by suspected herdsmen. The PUNCH gathered that the schools had been deserted since the attacks reportedly carried [...]

July 22, 2019 Crime
Police identify man who climbed aircraft at Lagos airport

Police identify man who climbed aircraft at Lagos airport

Police identify man who climbed aircraft at Lagos airport The Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos Police Command, has identified the man who climbed an Azman Air aircraft at the airport on Friday as Usman Adamu from the neighbouring Republic [...]

July 21, 2019 Crime
Police identify man who climbed aircraft at Lagos airport

FAAN Suspends Four Over Security Breach At Lagos Airport

Security Breach At Lagos Airport: The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended four heads of aviation security unit who were on duty when an unidentified man climbed an Azman aircraft at the Lagos airport on Friday morning. FAAN’s [...]

July 20, 2019 Crime
Akeredolu

Akeredolu Condemns Murder Of Afenifere Leader’s Daughter, Orders Investigation

Governor of Ondo state, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has condemned in strong terms, the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere Leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. “This is one death too many. It is unacceptable and condemnable’” he said. This [...]

July 13, 2019 Crime
Most Dangerous Roads In Lagos

Most Dangerous Roads In Lagos

Last week we lost a young chap to one chance in one of the most dangerous roads in Lagos, this roads are the places you would see high rate of high way robbers, one chance, Kidnappers and Ritusliast in Lagos [...]

July 10, 2019 Crime
Boy Stealing In Fidelity Bank, Lekki Caught On CCTV

Boy Stealing In Fidelity Bank, Lekki Caught On CCTV

A boy was caught on surveillance videos stealing a bag inside Fidelity Bank, Lekki. Gistvic Reports. The owner of the bag said he dropped his bag inside a locker, padlocked and entered the bank but was surprised when he came [...]

July 9, 2019 Crime
Bolaji Sule: Herdsmen Are Threatening Our Lives And Stealing Our Food

Bolaji Sule: Herdsmen Are Threatening Our Lives And Stealing Our Food

Bolaji Sule, deputy vice-chancellor, management services of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), has accused herdsmen of raiding farms within the university while threatening staff and students with weapons. Speaking at a meeting with some security agencies in Kwara, Sule said [...]

July 3, 2019 Crime
yahoo boy

Yahoo boy dupes police officer and wife using Osinbajo’s name (video)

Advanced fee fraud, popularly called Yahoo boy, is not just a big deal in out society, it is a sickness eating deep into our morality. In a video circulating online, a police officer narrates his sad encounter with a yahoo [...]

June 16, 2019 Crime
7 Internet Fraudsters

EFCC Smokes Out 7 Internet Fraudsters From Their Abuja Hideout [Photo]

Operatives of the Abuja Head Office of EFCC have apprehended 7 internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa. They are: Asuquo Happiness, Agboje Lucky, Emmanuel Ochuko Okume, Lucky Ijire, Karo Ijire, Chinaka Chijoke Promise and Ibrahim Adiat. The suspects, who [...]

June 15, 2019 Crime
Four Nigerians

Four Nigerians Arrested Over Kidnap Of Canadians In Ghana

Four Nigerians have been arrested in Ghana over the alleged kidnap of two Canadians on Friday. The suspects, who are yet to be identified, kidnapped Bailey Jordan Chitty, 20, and Lauren Patricia Catherine Tilley, 19, who were volunteering in Ghana. [...]

June 13, 2019 Crime
Bandit Attack In Sokoto

Buhari Condemns Bandit Attack In Sokoto, Reveals Next Line Of Action

Bandit Attack In Sokoto: President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday expressed deep shock and sadness over the death of scores of people in the banditry attacks which occurred on Saturday in three communities in Rabah Local Government Area (LGA) of Sokoto [...]

June 10, 2019 Crime

EFCC Arrests 22 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Delta State

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Advance Fee Fraud Section, Abuja Headquarters in collaboration with men from the Benin Zonal Office in an operation on Friday 17, 2019 arrested 22 suspected internet fraudsters during an early morning [...]

May 18, 2019 Crime