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Army to people of Borno, Yobe: Report fleeing terrorists before they kill you

Army to people of Borno, Yobe: Report fleeing terrorists before they kill you

The Nigerian Army on Saturday issued a stern warning to people in Borno and Yobe States  hiding fleeing terrorists to hand them over or be ready for severe consequences. The Army also has a message for people of the two states:“Please report these criminals before they kill you.” In a press statement titled WARNING TO THOSE HIDING THE FLEEING BHT/ISWAP ... Read More »

Sowore charged with treason, money laundering

Sowore charged with treason, money laundering

  The Federal Government on Friday filed treason and money laundering charges against the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. Sowore, the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest was also a presidential candidate in the February 2019 presidential election. The charges were signed on behalf of t‎he Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), by Aminu Alilu, a ... Read More »

Breaking on $ 9.6 bn P&ID judgement: Court remands ex Petroleum Ministry top official in prison

Breaking on $ 9.6 bn P&ID judgement: Court remands ex Petroleum Ministry top official in prison

  A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja on Friday ordered that a former Director, Legal Services of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Grace Taiga be remanded in Suleja prison, in Niger State until September 25, 2019 when her bail application would be heard. Mrs. Taiga who was arraigned in court on Friday had ... Read More »

Again, Boko Haram massacres 9 farmers in Maiduguri outskirt

Again, Boko Haram massacres 9 farmers in Maiduguri outskirt

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Nine farmers were on Wednesday afternoon killed Malari general Area, Dala of Maiduguri metropolis by suspected members of armed Boko Haram sect. Malari is South West of the metropolis and about 7km drive into the city capital, Maiduguri, Borno state. This attack and killing of farmers on their farmlands is barely 10 weeks when Governor Professor ... Read More »

EFCC Nabs 25 LAUTECH Students For Internet Fraud

EFCC Nabs 25 LAUTECH Students For Internet Fraud

Operatives from the Advance Fee Fraud Unit of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested 25 students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, for alleged involvement in cybercrime, including romance scam, possession of forged documents and obtaining money by false pretences. The students, aged between 18 and 29, were arrested in their off-campus hostels following ... Read More »

End crude oil theft – President Buhari orders security chiefs

End crude oil theft – President Buhari orders security chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security chiefs to stop crude oil theft. The Inspector-General of Police Muhammed Adamu disclosed this after the security chiefs met with the President at the State House in Abuja. He said President Buhari specifically charged security agencies to intensify security along the petroleum pipelines and other facilities to check the menace. “Sequel to the improvement ... Read More »

Breaking-$9.6bn contract: P&ID’s officials plead guilty as EFCC drags them to court

Breaking-$9.6bn contract: P&ID’s officials plead guilty as EFCC drags them to court

  Representatives of the Process and Industrial Development Ltd (P&ID) have pleaded guilty before the Federal High Court in Abuja to charges of fraud and tax evasion instituted against them. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, arraigned two firms that were linked to the controversial oil contract (P&ID) that led to the judgement of the British Court ... Read More »

Grass-cutting Scandal: How evidence against Babachir Lawal was extracted from phone

Grass-cutting Scandal: How evidence against Babachir Lawal was extracted from phone

  Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday September 18, 2019, heard how evidence linking the company used by the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, to allegedly defraud the federal government to the tune of N500million (Five Hundred Million Naira,) was extracted from a telephone. Lawal and his ... Read More »

Three self acclaimed Islamic clerics arrested for fraud, serial rape

Three self acclaimed Islamic clerics arrested for fraud, serial rape

Men of Ogun State Police Command on Monday 16thof September 2019 arrested 3 self acclaimed Islamic clerics who specialized in swindling the unsuspecting members of the public of their hard earned money as well as having unlawful carnal knowledge of their female victims. The suspects Aliu Abdulfatai ‘m’ 50yrs, Sule Adebayo ‘m’ 36yrs  and Lekan Olokodana ‘m’ 31yrs were arrested ... Read More »

Lecture:Youths involvement in heinous crimes worrisome- AIG Oyebade

Lecture:Youths involvement in heinous crimes worrisome- AIG Oyebade

  *AIG ADELEYE OYEBADE, mni, DURING THE LECTURE PRESENTATION AT NIEPA* Youths’ involvement in heinous crimes such as cybercrimes, culticsm, armed robbery, kidnapping, rape and sexual abuses and sundry vices is commonplace and is indeed worrisome. Our institutions’ campuses have become havens or dens, albeit nests where students perpetrate all manners of criminal activities. Cybercrimes commonly committed by students include; ... Read More »

Miscreants stab policeman for failure to buy them drinks at party

Miscreants stab policeman for failure to buy them drinks at party

Miscreants believed to acting under the influence of alcohol have reportedly stabbed a police officer with broken bottle for failure to buy them drinks at a birthday party in Akure, Ondo State capital. The incident happened at a popular eatery and the police officer was in mufti. The State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Femi Joseph who gave the disclosures ... Read More »

$9.6 bn P&ID judgement: FG will not allow rip-off of Nigeria- Abubakar Malami

$9.6 bn P&ID judgement: FG will not allow rip-off of Nigeria- Abubakar Malami

  Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mallam Abubakar Malami has vowed that the Federal Government will protect the interest of the country and its citizens on all matters, including the contract saga with Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) that led to the hefty sum of $9.6 billion awarded against Nigeria in favour of the company. ... Read More »

Sympathizers protest as EFCC Arrests 11 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Sapele

Sympathizers protest as EFCC Arrests 11 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Sapele

  It was end of the road for 11 suspected internet fraudsters as they were arrested at their hideout in an early morning raid in Sapele, Delta State on Saturday 14, 2019 by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office. The surprise raid in the wee hours of the day which was based on intelligence ... Read More »

Insecurity: FG promises speedy implementation of report on community policing

Insecurity: FG promises speedy implementation of report on community policing

The Federal Government on Friday received the report of the committee on recommendations for the establishment of State Policing. It also promised speedy implementation of the recommendations which include alternative funding mechanism and deployment of technology for intelligence gathering. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, received the report from the 14-member committee, chaired by Permanent Secretary, ... Read More »

Jury indicts Obinwanne Okeke, may forfeit $11 million, diamond ring

Jury indicts Obinwanne Okeke, may forfeit $11 million, diamond ring

A federal grand jury in the United States has indicted Obinwanne Okeke for $11 million fraud. The decision affirmed the investigation of the U.S. Department of Justice, conducted by the F.B.I, and now set the stage for commencement of criminal trial, according to a report by Premium Times. Besides the indictment, the jury also recommended that Mr Okeke be made ... Read More »

Oro cultists arrested for attacking Muslims, MURIC insists on prosecution

Oro cultists arrested for attacking Muslims, MURIC insists on prosecution

Ogun State Police Command has arrested nine Oro worshippers who attacked Muslims after imposing an illegal curfew. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi identified the suspects as Dondo Sunday, Nurudeen Lawal, Idowu Desu, Monday Akinlolu, Dele Dada, Raimi Jacob, Abiola Azeez, Olarewaju Akerele and Tetede Jamiu. It will be recalled that the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an ... Read More »

Alleged rape: Ashimolowo may testify in suit against COZA pastor

Alleged rape: Ashimolowo may testify in suit against COZA pastor

Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, founder of KINGSWAY International Christian Centre, KICC, may be called as witness in a suit filed against Biodun Fatoyinbo, senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA, Abuja. Busola Dakolo, a celebrity photographer, had sued Fatoyinbo at an Abuja High Court to seek redress over the emotional distresses she was subjected to over the years following ... Read More »

NDLEA gets new Secretary

NDLEA gets new Secretary

ByBola Owolola The Presidency has approved the appointment of Shadrach Usman Haruna as the new Secretary of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. Haruna, a lawyer, takes over from Mrs. Roli Bode George whose tenure as NDLEA Secretary lapsed in June 2018. The appointment is with immediate effect. According to the NDLEA enabling Act, CAP N30 LFN 2004, the ... Read More »

Procession by Shi’ites will be treated as terrorism- Police

Procession by Shi’ites will be treated as terrorism- Police

  By Haruna Salami The Nigeria Police Force say it has come to their knowledge that some members of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) intend to embark on a nationwide procession. IMN is led by detained Shi’ite cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky. A press release signed by DCP Frank Mbah said “The Force notes that in line with the ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu  re-states commitment to crime-free Lagos

Sanwo-Olu re-states commitment to crime-free Lagos

  …Commissions 120 Patrol Vehicles, 35 Patrol Motorcycles Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has re-stated his administration’s commitment towards ensuring that Lagos is crime-free. He made this known at the commissioning of 125 patrol vehicles and 35 patrol motorcycles for the use of security operatives in the state. Speaking at the event, Governor Sanwo-Olu noted that the model ... Read More »