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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
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