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Police arrest Yahoo-boy who killed girlfriend and ate the heart

Police arrest Yahoo-boy who killed girlfriend and ate the heart

Tragedy struck on Christmas eve when the sad news of the death of final year Theatre Arts student of Lagos State University (LASU), Miss Favour Sewanu Oluwabuyikunmi Daley-Oladele was broken to her Parents at their Mowe, Ogun State home. She was declared missing on Sunday  December 8, when she got a call from her boyfriend, Owolabi Adeeko, also an Ex ... Read More »

Police foil Abuja bank robbery,kill one,arrest others

Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command have foiled a bank robbery in Mpape, a few metres from Maitama, Abuja. The police gunned down a suspect and arrested four others inside a branch of First Bank Plc a few minutes ago. Our correspondent gathered that the robbers were trapped in the banking hall for many hours following the arrival ... Read More »

Gunmen who attacked my country home must be arrested and prosecuted-Jonathan

Gunmen who attacked my country home must be arrested and prosecuted-Jonathan

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday conducted sympathisers round the marine security post’s scene of the attack on his country home in Otuoke, Bayelsa State, with a call on security agents to ensure the arrest and prosecution of the gunmen who carried out the attack. The assailants had stormed Jonathan’s country home on December 24, at about 1:30 am, in ... Read More »

Police to prosecute woman who maltreated housemaid in Enugu

Police to prosecute woman who maltreated housemaid in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has rescued a maid, Peace Goewam, captured in a viral video where she was being traumatized by her madam. In the video, which elicited angry reactions from Nigerians, the woman, Mrs. Amaka Ortolehi, from Ngor-Okpala, Imo State, was seen maltreating the maid in most heartless manner. The incident, our correspondent gathered, led the Enugu State ... Read More »

ZULUM MARKS CHRISTMAS IN SOUTHERN BORNO, SAYS HE WON’T RELENT ON ‎SECURITY

ZULUM MARKS CHRISTMAS IN SOUTHERN BORNO, SAYS HE WON’T RELENT ON ‎SECURITY

  …Directs 8 new projects Governor Babagana Umara Zulum is marking the Christmas season in the southern part of Borno State which has the highest population of Christian-citizens. He spent last night in Uba, a majority Christian portion of Askira-Uba local government area. Muslims are majority in Askira portion of the council. Governor Zulum, in his Christmas message, wished all ... Read More »

APC demands probe of attack on Jonathan’s Otuoke home

APC demands probe of attack on Jonathan’s Otuoke home

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on security agencies to conduct a thorough investigation into the attack on the Otuoke country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in Abuja on Tuesday, the APC condemned the attack and urged security agencies to fish out the perpetrators and their ... Read More »

FG bows to pressure,orders DSS to release Dasuki,Sowore

FG bows to pressure,orders DSS to release Dasuki,Sowore

PRESS STATEMENT RELEASE OF COL. SAMBO DASUKI (RTD.) AND OMOYELE SOWORE 1. The Office of the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation has reviewed the pending criminal charges against the duo of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) and Omoyele Sowore. Whilst the Federal High Court has exercised its discretion in granting bail to the Defendants in respect of the charges against ... Read More »

DHQ Counters Borno Gov, Insists No Nigerian Territory under Terrorists’ Control

DHQ Counters Borno Gov, Insists No Nigerian Territory under Terrorists’ Control

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday dismissed calls by the Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum, on the military to recapture some local governments in the state from insurgents. The DHQ told reporters yesterday in Abuja that contrary to the governor’s claim, no Nigerian territory is under the control of terrorist groups – Boko Haram and Islamic State for West ... Read More »

Four dead as Goodluck Jonathan survives gun attack in Otuoke

Four dead as Goodluck Jonathan survives gun attack in Otuoke

Unknown  gunmen killed a soldier on guard duty at the courtyard of former President Goodluck Jonathan situated close to the bank of the river at Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. Multiple sources said about three of the gunmen were killed by the soldiers, who foiled their attempt to break into the house. One of the sources, who spoke in ... Read More »

Sowore: Judge withdraws from trial

Sowore: Judge withdraws from trial

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, recused himself from the fundamental rights suit filed by the Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore. He made the decision during the hearing of the fundamental rights suit filed by the detained activist. Mr Sowore had in his suit dated November 20 against the State Security Service (SSS) said ... Read More »

Missing child: Sotitobire pastor cries,as judge remands him in prison

Missing child: Sotitobire pastor cries,as judge remands him in prison

The General Overseer of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Akure, Ondo state, Prophet Babatunde Alfa wept as an Akure Chief Magistrate Court ordered him and six others to be remanded in the Olokuta Correctional Centre in Ondo state over alleged conspiracy to kidnap and aiding kidnapping. They were dragged to the Akure magistrate’s court sitting at Oke-Eda by the Department of Security ... Read More »

Court refuses Kalu’s bail request to meet herbalist

Court refuses Kalu’s bail request to meet herbalist

federal high court in Lagos has dismissed the bail application filed by Orji Uzor Kalu, former  governor of Abia state. Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison on December 5, 2019, for money laundering, had returned to court seeking bail on grounds of ill health. In his appeal which was filed on December 17, Kalu said he is battling “serious ... Read More »

Security: We have met expectations of the public, says AIG Oyebade at end of the year briefing

Security: We have met expectations of the public, says AIG Oyebade at end of the year briefing

Assistant Inspector of Police in charge of Zone XI Command Headquarters, AIG Adeleye Oyebade has said the police have met expectations of the zone in terms of security. He stated this in Osogbo on Monday during his end of the year media briefing. “Looking back in retrospect, we can say without equivocation and without sounding immodest that the Zone has ... Read More »

I will fight corruption – Gov. Makinde

I will fight corruption – Gov. Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has signed the Oyo State Anti-Corruption Bill 2019 into Law, warning that corrupt officials will pay for their crimes. The governor, who assented to the bill passed last week by the House of Assembly, said that his assent meant that he was ready to enforce probity and accountability. A statement by his Chief Press ... Read More »

HOW LIBYAN INSTABILITY IS DESTABILISING WEST AFRICA, PRESIDENT BUHARI

HOW LIBYAN INSTABILITY IS DESTABILISING WEST AFRICA, PRESIDENT BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Abuja said instability in State of Libya is a recurring threat to the Sahel and Sub-Saharan Africa, expressing concern over the growing effect of the crisis on many lives. Speaking at a bilateral meeting with the President of Cote d’Ivoire, Dr Alhassan Quattara, on the margins of the 56th Ordinary session of the Economic Community ... Read More »

Man Bags Nine Months in Prison with Hard Labour for Visa Fraud

Man Bags Nine Months in Prison with Hard Labour for Visa Fraud

By:Owolola Adebola Justice Mohammed Owolabi of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan, on Thursday, December 19, 2019, sentenced one Hammed Babatunde Mutiu to nine months in prison with hard labour and with no option of fine for visa fraud. The convict was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office on a 16-count criminal charge of ... Read More »

Inspector Kills Corporal, Commits Suicide

Inspector Kills Corporal, Commits Suicide

 The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday condemned the killing of a Police Corporal by an inspector who later committed suicide in FCT. A statement by ASP Mariam Yusuf in Abuja said the incident happened on Saturday at the Police Divisional Headquarters in Dutse Alhaji area of the territory. She said that preliminary investigation into the ... Read More »

Pension recovery: Ex-governors in Senate set to challenge court order

Pension recovery: Ex-governors in Senate set to challenge court order

A sustained legal battle may be in the offing as ex-governors in the Senate are said to have concluded arrangements to challenge the Court order on the refund of pensions received by them. The Ex-governors who appeared to be jittery over the court order are said to be determined to overturn the order. One of the ex-Governors who volunteered to ... Read More »

Adoke under interrogation over $1.06b Malabu deal

Adoke under interrogation over $1.06b Malabu deal

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) was on Thursday taken into custody by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), shortly after returning into the country. He was undergoing grilling at the Wuse 2 Annex Office of the anti-graft commission as at 9.32pm. Adoke’s passport was seized by the agency. The EFCC ... Read More »

EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture of Properties Belonging to PEF’s General Manager

EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture of Properties Belonging to PEF’s General Manager

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday, December 18, 2019 secured the final forfeiture of properties belonging to one Goddy Nnadi, general manager, Corporate Service, Petroleum Equalization Fund, (PEF) and Galbani Nigeria Limited, before Justice Folashade Giwa of the Federal Read More »