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Nigerian In India Arrested

Nigerian In India Arrested For Duping Trader

The cybercrime cell of Vadodara police on Wednesday, arrested a 31-year-old Nigerian, Elvis Owie, for duping a trader of Rs 22.67 lakh (N11 million). The accused, Owie was nabbed from Mumbai after the cops tracked him down through the bank [...]

March 19, 2021 Crime
Credible subscriber database

Nigeria Needs a Credible Subscriber Database to Curb Insecurity

Having a credible subscriber database will help in stemming the rising tide of kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry, and other criminalities perpetrated via the Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM) cards, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. Specifically, the commission explained that having [...]

March 16, 2021 Crime
Rooster Kills Its Owner

Rooster Kills Its Owner During Cockfight

A rooster fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight in southern India has killed its owner, sparking a manhunt for the organisers of the event. The bird had a knife attached to its leg when it inflicted serious wounds [...]

March 16, 2021 Crime
Soldiers Rescue 172 Students Abducted In Kaduna,

Soldiers Rescue 172 Students Abducted In Kaduna, 30 Still Missing

The Kaduna State government has revealed that troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued 180 citizens abducted by gunmen in the state on Friday. The state said the citizens were abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi [...]

March 12, 2021 Crime, General
Abducted Students Of GGSS Jangebe

President Buhari Celebrates The Release Of the Abducted Students Of GGSS Jangebe

President Buhari celebrates the release of the abducted students of GGSS Jangebe, Zamfara State. The students were abducted last week. I join the affected families and the people of Zamfara State in welcoming and celebrating the release of the abducted students of GGSS Jangebe. [...]

March 2, 2021 Crime
Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After Convoy Attacked

Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After Convoy Attacked

Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), an Italian policeman and their Congolese driver have been killed in an ambush on a United Nations convoy in eastern DRC. The ambush on Monday occurred as the convoy carrying [...]

February 23, 2021 Crime
Herdsmen Attack In Edo

Journalist, Others Escape Herdsmen Attack In Edo

The Benin-city by-pass in Edo State is gaining notoriety for kidnapping and banditry as a journalist, Ben Duno, who was traveling on that route with other commuters at the weekend escaped being attacked by the Fulani herdsmen at the weekend. [...]

February 22, 2021 Crime
Ahmed Mohammed Ketso's Private Residence

Mob Destroys Ahmed Mohammed Ketso’s Private Residence

Ayinde MinnaResidents of Brighter Road in Minna Niger State were thrown into confusion on Tuesday morning as irate youths who joined traders shopping in the area’s mini-market destroyed the private residence of the Niger State Deputy Governor in Minna, the [...]

February 17, 2021 Crime
Lagos Demolishes Some Properties In Banana Island

Lagos Demolishes Some Properties In Banana Island For Flouting Building Laws

The Lagos State Enforcement Team has demolished some structures in Banana Island in Lagos state over the non-compliance to the state building laws and regulations, IgbereTV reports. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, who supervised [...]

February 10, 2021 Crime
Seriki Fulani

How Evicted Seriki Fulani Wrote Apology Letter After 2015 Herdsmen Attack In Ogun Community

The traditional ruler of Eggua of Yewa North Local Government in Ogun State, Oba Michael Adeleye Dosunmu, has said that the Seriki Fulani in the community, Adamu Olooru, wrote a letter of apology following attacks by killer Fulani herdsmen in [...]

February 9, 2021 Crime
DSS Takes Over Sheikh Abduljabar Kabara’s Mosque

DSS Takes Over Sheikh Abduljabar Kabara’s Mosque, House

Following Kano State Government’s prohibition of Sheik Abduljabar Nasiru Kabara from preaching, praying in his Mosque and other Islamic activities, the Department of State Security, DSS, has drafted armed to teeth personnel to ensure no breakdown of law and order. [...]

February 4, 2021 Crime
Faisal Maina

BREAKING: Maina’s Son, Faisal Jumps Bail, Fled to US, EFCC Tells Court

Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), has fled to the United States of America (USA), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said. The EFCC’s counsel, Mohammed Abubakar, on [...]

February 4, 2021 Crime
Fulani Herdsmen

Edo Youths Give 14-Day Vacation Notice To Fulani Herdsmen Over Killings

Youth leaders in Edo State have issued a 14-day ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to vacate their communities, owing to the killings and violence perpetrated by suspected killer herders. The youths spoke through one of their groups, Talakawa Parliament, at a [...]

February 4, 2021 Crime
Igboho Burnt House Of Seriki Fulani

Igboho Burnt House Of Seriki Fulani In Eggua Immediately He Got Into Ogun Community — Source

The Fulani settlers in Eggua community of Yewa North Local Government Area in Ogun State have begged for peaceful coexistence with their Yoruba hosts, promising to identify killer herdsmen among them. A resident of the area, who spoke on condition [...]

February 3, 2021 Crime
Salame Kills Suspected Armed Robber

House Of Representatives Member, Salame Kills Suspected Armed Robber

A member of the House of Representatives, Abdullahi Salame, has narrated how he killed a suspected armed robber who came to attack his residence. The lawmaker, who shared photos of the foiled attack on social media, said he was attacked [...]

January 30, 2021 Crime
Wife Of Journalist Killed By Police During Shiite Protest Says

I Won’t Give Up The Fight For Justice – Wife Of Journalist Killed By Police During Shiite Protest Says

Francisca Ogbu, the wife of a journalist, Alex Ogbu, who was killed by armed policemen while covering a peaceful protest of the Islamic Movement of Nigerian, otherwise known as Shiites, has vowed not to give up in the fight for [...]

January 21, 2021 Crime
Man Impersonating Superintendent Of Police & EFCC Operative

Police Arrest Man Impersonating Superintendent Of Police & EFCC Operative (Pic)

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command (FCT) have arrested a notorious fraudster, Mohammed Abdulrahman, who has been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public by impersonating as a Superintendent of Police and operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), [...]

January 20, 2021 Crime
Court Grants Sowore Stringent N20million Bail, N1million Each To Others, Restricts Activists To Abuja

Court Grants Sowore Stringent N20million Bail, N1million Each To Others, Restricts Activists To Abuja

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has granted bail to human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore. A N20million bail in like sum with two sureties, one of whom must be a federal civil servant not below grade [...]

January 11, 2021 Crime
Nigerian Arrested In Delhi Over $217K Scam

Nigerian Arrested In Delhi Over $217K Scam

A 48-year-old Nigerian identified as Joseph Olajide Akeredolu has been arrested in India for duping a diamond broker from south Mumbai of Rs 1.16 crore or $217,000. The police said Akeredolu is part of a gang that creates fake accounts [...]

January 8, 2021 Crime
Lekki Massacre

#EndSARS: Two Months After Lekki Massacre, Sanwo-Olu, Buratai Yet To Be Sacked And Tried For Crimes Against Humanity By Sanyaolu Juwon

Lekki Massacre – In a gory event widely described as Black Teusday, Nigerians witness one of the most violent crackdown on protest since the Enugu Iva Valley Massacre in 1949. Like bloodthirsty Vamps, the army and police on October 20, [...]

December 21, 2020 Crime
Gunmen Kidnap Mother Of Osun

Gunmen Kidnap Mother Of Osun AAC Spokesperson, Demand N10m Ransom

Gunmen, believed to be kidnappers, on Wednesday, abducted passengers of a public transport in Benin, Edo State. One of the victims is Mrs. Elizabeth Mojisola Adefila, the mother of  the spokesperson for the African Action Congress in Osun State, Mr. Dayo [...]

December 19, 2020 Crime
Herdsmen Took Over Our Community And Turned Us To IDPs—Plateau Residents

Govt Did Nothing After Herdsmen Took Over Our Community And Turned Us To IDPs—Plateau Residents

Residents of Johho in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government  Area of Plateau State have accused the Federal and state government of abandoning them two years after Fulani herdsmen took over their community. Some of them, who spoke to SaharaReporters, [...]

December 15, 2020 Crime
Kankara Attack

Kankara Attack: Sack Service Chiefs Now, Northern Elders Tell Buhari

Northern elders, under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development, on Monday, said Friday’s attack on Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, in Katsina State, has provided another justification for President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the service [...]

December 14, 2020 Crime
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