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Residents Flee As Gunmen Invade Taraba Community, Kill Four

Residents Flee As Gunmen Invade Taraba Community, Kill Four (PICS)

Gunmen suspected to be Jukun militias have invaded Tor-Iorshaer community, Rafinkada ward in the Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State, killing at least four persons who had just returned to their community based on the state government’s directive. The [...]

December 1, 2020 Crime
Blocked #EndSARS Website

Group Writes NCC, Demands FoI Request On Blocked #EndSARS Website

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, a social enterprise that builds an ICT-enabled support system and advocates digital rights in Africa, has written a Freedom of Information request to the Nigerian Communications Commission demanding information on the alleged secret blocking of the domain [...]

November 28, 2020 Crime
Sunday Effiong Who Raided Police Station & Carted Away Rifles In Edo Arrested

Sunday Effiong Who Raided Police Station & Carted Away Rifles In Edo Arrested

One of the Hoodlums who went viral after he Hijacked the #endsars protest in Benin City Edo State, burnt down a police station (Oba Market Station) and stole an AK47 has just been arrested after he formed his own Robbery [...]

November 24, 2020 Crime
Agodi Prison Officials

Tension In Ibadan As Agodi Prison Officials, Commercial Motorcycle Riders Clash

There is currently tension in Ibadan, Oyo State, following a clash between Agodi Prison officials and commercial motorcycle riders popularly known as Okada on Tuesday morning. According to sources and eyewitnesses on the ground, the unrest started after a prison [...]

November 24, 2020 Crime
Lekki shootings

Lekki shootings: ‘DJ Switch is a fraud, will be exposed soon’ – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says popular disc jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, fondly referred to as DJ Switch, “will be exposed” soon over her claims on the alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki toll plaza on October 20, [...]

November 22, 2020 Crime
CCTV Reveals Soldiers Arrived In Seven Trucks

Lekki Shootings: CCTV Reveals Soldiers Arrived In Seven Trucks

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Judicial Inquiry probing the alleged killing of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate on the night of October 20 on Saturday resumed the viewing of a CCTV footage submitted by the Lekki [...]

November 21, 2020 Crime
#EndSARS Protester

#EndSARS Protester, Eromosele, Regains Freedom After 12 Days In Unjust Police Detention

Activist, Eromosele Adene, has finally regained his freedom from unjust detention of the Nigeria Police Force. Adene was arrested by the police on November 7 from his home in Ikeja, Lagos. He was taken to Abuja for interrogation before he [...]

November 20, 2020 Crime
AMAC Demolishes A Shopping Plaza

AMAC Demolishes A Shopping Plaza With People And Goods Inside (Video)

There was a mild scene at Plot 413 LOBITO crescent WUSE II Abuja as members of Abuja developmental control sent their operatives in an earth mover to break into shops located on the ground floor of the shopping complex. Though [...]

November 17, 2020 Crime
Haruna Kuye

Traditional Ruler, Son Shot Dead In Kaduna

Armed men on Tuesday launched an attack on Ma-zakki Village in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing Haruna Kuye, district head of Gidan Zaki and his son. The widow of the district head also sustained injuries from [...]

November 17, 2020 Crime
#endsars Protests

ICC Opens Inquiry Into ‘crimes’ Committed During #endsars Protests

#endsars Protests – The International Criminal Court (ICC) says it has opened a preliminary inquiry into the demonstrations against harassment and brutality by the police. According to BBC, the ICC said it had received information on alleged crimes during the [...]

November 4, 2020 Crime
Nigerian Air Force Arrests Its Personnel Involved In Flogging Curfew Defaulters

Nigerian Air Force Arrests Its Personnel Involved In Flogging Curfew Defaulters

The Nigerian Air Force has arrested its personnel who flogged curfew violators in Ilesha, Osun State.This was made known to the public through Nigerian Air Force official Twitter page. It reads: Alleged Flogging of Curfew Defaulters in Ilesha, Osun State [...]

October 28, 2020 Crime
Lekki Toll Gate Massacre

End Attempts To Cover Up Lekki Toll Gate Massacre, Amnesty International Tells Nigerian Government

Rights organisation, Amnesty International, has asked the Nigerian authorities to stop trying to cover up the killing of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos on October 20. AI in a series of tweets on Wednesday said [...]

October 28, 2020 Crime
Gunmen Kidnap Wife Of Kano Traditional Ruler

Gunmen Kidnap Wife Of Kano Traditional Ruler

Karaye Emirate in Kano State has announced the abduction of the wife of the village head of Tsara under Rogo Local Government Area, Aishatu Aliyu, by some gunmen. According to the report presented to the Emir of Karaye, Ibrahim Abubakar [...]

October 27, 2020 Crime
25-year-old Orphan Killed By Nigerian Army During #EndSARS Protest

Edo Youth Demand Justice For 25-year-old Orphan Killed By Nigerian Army During #EndSARS Protest

The Coalition of Edo North Youth for Good Governance has demanded justice for a 25-year-old orphan, Godwin Junior Iraoya, killed during the #EndSARS protest in Auchi, Edo State. Iraoya was killed by soldiers led by one Colonel Abdulsamad Tanko during a peaceful [...]

October 27, 2020 Crime
Tension In Kogi As Police Allegedly Open Fire on Journalists, Thugs

Tension In Kogi As Police Allegedly Open Fire on Journalists, Thugs

There is currently tension in Lokoja, Kogi State, as policemen reportedly opened fire on rampaging thugs, who had converged on Zone 8 area of the town in an attempt to loot a warehouse. It was gathered that the miscreants gathered [...]

October 26, 2020 Crime
COVID-19 palliatives

Tension In Abuja As Thugs Attempt To Break Into Warehouse With Suspected COVID-19 Palliatives

Security operatives are currently shooting sporadically at the popular UTC loated in Area 10 in Abuja as thugs attempted to break into the Art and Culture building where COVID-19 palliatives are suspected to be kept. The miscreants whose aim was [...]

October 24, 2020 Crime
Cross River State ministry of works

Cross River State Ministry Of Works Burnt Down

More COVID-19 Palliatives were discovered last Night inside Cross River State ministry of works . large crowd went in to pack, after emptying all the ware houses, some hoodlums also entered the main offices packed everything and burnt the whole [...]

October 24, 2020 Crime
Jegede

Thugs Attack Convoy Of Jegede, Ondo PDP Governorship Candidate (PHOTOS)

AKETI thugs attacked all the vehicles of the Eyitayo Jegede San convoy at Oba-Akoko Evidences below Election is not Do or Die [...]

September 16, 2020 Crime
Paul Okah Beaten At The Home Of Anthony Ekoh As Group Petitions IGP

Paul Okah Beaten At The Home Of Anthony Ekoh As Group Petitions IGP (PICS)

The Human Rights Defenders (HURIDE), Ebonyi State Chapter has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu over a recent assault meted out on the Abuja correspondent of Blueprint Newspapers, Mr Paul Okah by suspected cultists. IGBERE TV gathered [...]

September 7, 2020 Crime
Kano Man Locked Up For 15 Years

Kano Man Locked Up For 15 Years By His Father, Rescued By Police (Photos, Video)

Another man identified as Ibrahim Lawan (35-years-old) allegedly held in captivity for 15 years by his father at Skeka quarters within Kano metropolis has been rescued. It was reliably gathered that Lawan was 20-years-old when he was locked up in [...]

August 17, 2020 Crime
29 Inmates

29 Inmates Escape From Police Cell In Abia

Twenty-nine suspects detained at the Central Police Station (CPS) in Umuahia, the Abia State Capital, have escaped. The suspects were said to have fled Saturday night. Twenty of them have been rearrested while nine are unaccounted for, The Nation learned.It [...]

July 20, 2020 Crime
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