Two Chinese national,LU Xiaoyong and Huaiming Geng have been arrested by the Department of State Service,DSS, Niger State command for their alleged involvement in illegal mining in the state. Also arrested along with them are 11 Nigerians including one Mohammed Bello who had been serving as their collaborator while 10 others were employed by the foreigners as labourers.Read More
A 26-year-old young man, Oluwasoji Nasiru and six others were yesterday remanded in prison custody by a Lagos Magistrate’s court sitting in Ikeja over alleged attempted murder and armed robbery. The other suspects are Oluwafemi Taiwo, 22; Tajudeen Akiju, 22; Kamoru Nurudeen, 19; Abayomi Nurudeen, 19; Ibrahim Toheeb, 19 and Gantonu Senami, 22.Read More
Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, Lagos have arrested a female house help who allegedly connived with her boyfriend and two fake soldiers to rob her master of over 100,000 Dollars.Read More
The new Commissioner of Police, Benue State Command, Mr. Adams Audu, has announced his presence in the command with the arrest of over 42 suspected criminals across the state, which remains one of the biggest haul of criminals in the history of the state.Read More
POLICE in Ondo State are on the trail of an ex-police officer, Tajudeen Adeniyi, over an attempt to kill his wife, Moyosola, by macheting her, inflicting a 10-centimetre deep gash on her head.Read More
Cross River State annually experiences natural disaster portfolios such as flood, wind storm, acid rain and hail stones which cause devastation. But what wreaks more havoc now are conflicts among communities in the state.Read More
General’ Kingsley Muturu is the Chairman of the Amnesty Phase Two in Delta State. In this interview, he speaks on the implementation of the amnesty programme, President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration and other burning issues.
Ekitiafor autonomous community in Abba, Nwangele Local Government area of Imo State, is a sleepy rural area that had been very peaceful. Their unity of purpose was and is still legendary. This explains why they remained united in their quest to attain autonomous status.Read More
Fear has gripped residents of the predominantly food producing communities of Nkpologu, Nimbo, Ukpabi, Opanda and Adani in Uzo-Uwani L.G.A, Enugu State following the rising spate of robbery attacks on the only road that leads to these areas.Read More
The people of Ogulogu-Olo in Ezeagu Local government area, Enugu State have called on police authorities to fish out killers of one of their illustrious sons, Cajetan Osondu Nweke who met his untimely death in the hands of kidnappers after a ransom of N1million was paid.Read More
Tragedy struck at the University town of Nsukka, Enugu State after a middle-aged carpenter allegedly hanged self at Uwani Ugwu, Nguru in Nsukka Local Government Area.Read More
My attention has been drawn to a misleading media report referred to as ‘Ministerial Scorecard’ published on Monday, May 27, 2013. I vehemently condemn the views and the rather uncharitable allegations made in the said publication against the Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, where the writer claimed that “Comrade Abba Moro’s tenure in office has been characterised by controversies, prominent among them being series of allegations on recruitment scam in most of the agencies under his ministry”.Read More
The killing of a 400-level student in the Science Laboratory Technology Department of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Ibrahim Momodu, allegedly by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Ogida Police Station, Mrs Comfort Afegbuai, is causing tension in Benin City.Read More
Residents of Ijaniki, a suburb of Lagos State are currently living in fear following incessant cases of armed robbery attacks in the area. The residents said no week passes without news of robbery incident within the area.Read More
…girls sold for N130,000, boys N160,000
What would make a woman get pregnant, go through the nine months pregnancy period, endure the discomforts and pain, only to deliver and sell off her babies? This question was on the lips of all seated during the arraignment of a 29 -year -old woman identified as Ijeoma Okafor, and her alleged accomplices, a couple identified as Prudent Nkechi Eke and Uche Benjamin Nmeribole at the Magistrate’s Court Yaba, recently.