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Tambuwal Warns Against Harassing, Killing of Innocent Fulani

Tambuwal Warns Against Harassing, Killing of Innocent Fulani

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Friday cautioned local vigilantes against harassment and killing of innocent Fulani over bandits attacks in the state. The governor gave the warning while commiserating with families of the 29 people killed by bandits in Kamitau, Malafaru and Ololi communities in Shinaka District of Goronyo Local Government Area. Tambuwal reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to ... Read More »

Kidnappers Of Siasia’s Mother Demand N70m Ransom, call with foreign number

Kidnappers Of Siasia’s Mother Demand N70m Ransom, call with foreign number

Kidnappers of Samson Siasia’s mother, Beauty Ogere, have demanded a ransom of N70million from the family of the former Coach of the Super Eagles. Ogere, 76, was kidnapped alongside two others at Odoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Monday. The kidnappers reportedly called Siasia with a foreign number to demand for the ransom. Read More »

EFCC arrests Facebook hacker

EFCC arrests Facebook hacker

  BY ONEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office have arrested a notorious FaceBook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin. He was arrested recently in Warri, Delta State. His arrest followed a discreet monitoring of his online activities, based on complaints from members of the public alleging that he hacked and took over their ... Read More »

Man attacks Eko Electricity Distribution Company staff with knife, arrested by police

Man attacks Eko Electricity Distribution Company staff with knife, arrested by police

  *Sulaiman Quadri, Knife Attacker* A man Sulaiman Quadri is in police custody after a knife attack on a staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company on Thursday, July 18th.  The incident occurred while the Eko Field Representative was on a routine revenue collection drive for power allocated to customers in the Aradagun zone of Agbara District of the company’s operational ... Read More »

DSS alerts corps members, general public on cloning of NYSC,  other agencies websites

DSS alerts corps members, general public on cloning of NYSC, other agencies websites

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday alerted on the existence of clonned website of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and those of other agencies by fraudsters. DSS in a press statement by Peter AFUNANYA, Public Relations Officer, National Headquarters, said some persons have engaged in the illegal sale of NYSC kits and accoutrements to prospective Corps members, ... Read More »

4 ARRESTED FOR GRUESOME MURDER OF COUPLE

4 ARRESTED FOR GRUESOME MURDER OF COUPLE

Policemen in Ogun State have arrested four suspects in connection with the murder of a couple in Shagamu area of the State. The couple, James Olaosebikan, 72 and Esther Olaosebikan, 68, was gruesomely murdered by unknown assailants on the June 30, 2019 in their house situated at Km 54 Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Shagamu. The assailants according to the couple’s son, Joseph, ... Read More »

I will turn around Oyo’s security architecture to boost FDI—Makinde

I will turn around Oyo’s security architecture to boost FDI—Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said yesterday that his government intends to quickly turn around the security architecture of Oyo State in order to open up the state for foreign investors. Governor Makinde, according to a statement made public by Taiwo Adisa, his chief press secretary, promised to re-launch the State’s Joint Task Force on Security, Operation Burst, commanded ... Read More »

Travel ban: EFCC submits Watch List of Kwarans facing corruption charges to Immigration

“Information at the disposal of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Ilorin reveals that these highly placed individuals are planning to use forged police reports to re-apply for another international passports to flee the country in other to escape prosecution and justice.”   BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ... Read More »

Insurance Graduate Jailed for Online Fraud

Insurance Graduate Jailed for Online Fraud

By Bola Owolola A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, Olabode Oyaremi, was on Monday, July 15, 2019 convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, arraigned him before Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan Judicial Division. The 24-year-old was arrested ... Read More »

THREE HERDSMEN ARRESTED FOR KILLING FARMER IN OGUN

THREE HERDSMEN ARRESTED FOR KILLING FARMER IN OGUN

By Bola Owolola Men of the Ogun State Police Command have apprehended three herdsmen over the murder of a farmer, Rafiu Sowemimo, aged 40 years on Sunday 14th July 2019. The arrest of the suspects followed a distress call by people of Adao village in Alabata area of Odeda local government that some herdsmen while grazing their cattle entered the ... Read More »

Two of the 13 paraded suspected kidnappers of Daura District Head admit to training in Libya on terrorism

Two of the 13 paraded suspected kidnappers of Daura District Head admit to training in Libya on terrorism

  The Police on Monday paraded 13 suspects who were directly linked to the kidnap of the district head of Daura in Katsina State. Also paraded were 27 others for their alleged involvement in murder, cattle rustling, armed robbery, attempted murder, kidnapping and unlawful possession of firearms. The district head, Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar Daura was kidnapped at ... Read More »

BREAKING: Samson Siasia’s mother kidnapped again

BREAKING: Samson Siasia’s mother kidnapped again

Ogere Siasia, the 76-year-old mother of Nigerian footballer and coach, Samson Siasia, has been again. She was kidnapped in 2015 and the family paid millions of Naira ransom to free her. Her son, Dennis Siasia, said the abduction reportedly happened at about 2:00 a.m. in Odoni, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Two others were also said to have ... Read More »

Police Nab Phone Thief

By Bola Owolola A suspected phone thief, Lawal Deolu who before his arrest was making at least N18,000 daily is now singing before policemen who nabbed him at the Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos. The suspect told the police that he was making the money selling stolen phones. Deolu was arrested last Friday around 5 p.m. when he tried to ... Read More »

Features: ILLEGAL LOGGING: STEALING MORE THAN JUST WOOD, By Maurice Essien

Features: ILLEGAL LOGGING: STEALING MORE THAN JUST WOOD, By Maurice Essien

Recently, the wife of the Governor of Cross River State, while flagging off a tree-planting campaign at an event organized by the Anti-Deforestation Taskforce in the state, offered a reward of N500,000.00 to anyone who provides information that leads to the successful arrest and prosecution of any vehicle conveying woods stolen from our forests. The incentive of a cash gift ... Read More »

Ooni condoles Pa Fasoranti over daughter’s killing, charges govt. on war against terrorism

Ooni condoles Pa Fasoranti over daughter’s killing, charges govt. on war against terrorism

  Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has condoled with the National Leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio-Political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, over the killing of his daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, on Friday. In a statement signed by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare, the monarch described the killing of the daughter ... Read More »

Gov. Makinde condemns killing of Chief Fasoranti’s daughter

Gov. Makinde condemns killing of Chief Fasoranti’s daughter

…calls for urgent action to find killers Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Friday, condemned the killing of Mrs. OLUFUNKE Olakunrin, the daughter of the leader of the pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. Governor Makinde, in statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, described the dastardly act as shocking, saddening and despicable adding ... Read More »

Current Wave Of Kidnapping In Nigeria Is Different -Former US Ambassador To Nigeria

Current Wave Of Kidnapping In Nigeria Is Different -Former US Ambassador To Nigeria

  *Says Nigerian government pays ransom though illegal  A former United States of America’s Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, says the current wave of kidnapping in the country cannot be compared to what used to happen in the past. He said, “Nigeria is experiencing a wave of kidnappings. In the past, kidnapping has often had a political dimension. In the ... Read More »

Nigeria diminished by killing of daughter of Afenifere leader– Obasanjo

Nigeria diminished by killing of daughter of Afenifere leader– Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that Nigeria has been diminished by the killing of the daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, late Mrs Funke Olakunri, by suspected kidnappers in Ondo state on Friday. Obasanjo declared that the killing was a worrisome development in the polity, especially, at a time when all well-meaning Nigerians were preaching tolerance and political ... Read More »

Police release preliminary report on killing of Afenifere leader’s daughter

Police release preliminary report on killing of Afenifere leader’s daughter

“We want to reassure the good people of the State and other members of the public of our determination to rid the state of this type of Criminal act and other violent crimes…..” The Ondo State Police Command has released preliminary report on the Friday killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Chief Reuben Fasonranti. A press statement on Saturday ... Read More »

Buhari condoles with Pa Fasoranti, directs security agencies to fish out killers of daughter

Buhari condoles with Pa Fasoranti, directs security agencies to fish out killers of daughter

  PRESIDENT BUHARI CONDOLES WITH AFENIFERE LEADER, PA FASORANTI, ON DAUGHTER’S DEATH President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, on the death of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin. The deceased was reportedly shot Friday along the Kajola-Ore road, in Ondo State, by those the police described as armed robbers. The President prayed that God will ... Read More »