Crime & Law
The traditional ruler of Jakura town in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State, Chief Usman Ajibola, has been kidnapped, while his son, Rufai Ajibola, has been killed by gunmen.
Three siblings murdered their elderly mother after gouging out her eyes and cutting out her intestines in a horrific satanic ritual, police claim.
Security agencies have arrested seven more suspects in connection with the recent killings of over 200 persons by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Barkin Ladi and Riyom LGAs of Plateau State.
Policemen attached to the Ilasamaja Division in Lagos State have arrested eight suspected cultists, including the leader of Black Axe, and an herbalist.
The Ondo State Ministry of Health and the Police officials have apprehended a quack doctor, Adewale Emmanuel Owolanke, in Uso.
The recovery of two bodies of police officers killed by suspected bandits on Monday in the Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State sparked protest in the state capital on Tuesday.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has directed that the alleged N2.9bn fraud case against former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, must be concluded before the end of September.
An Akure Chief Magistrate Court today ordered the police to remand Adeyemi Alao, the boyfriend of Khadijat Oluboyo, daughter of the former Ondo deputy governor, Lasisi Oluboyo, in prison.
Monday – July 16, 2018
Nigerian Police Force offers N5million to anyone with information that will lead to arrest of perpetrators of the two ambush and killings of officers
Follwoing the recent twin ambushes and killings of Nigeria police officers in Abuja and Edo states, IGP Ibrahim Idris has set-up a team of Specialized Crack Investigation Detectives, Police Scene of Crime Experts and Technical Intelligence Unit of the Force to investigate the ambush attack and killing of seven policemen while on duty on 2nd July, 2018 by Armed robbers/Bandits at Galadimawa Roundabout, Abuja.
A notorious armed robber was killed in a shootout with police and vigilante group along Wamba Road in Akwanga, Nassarawa State on Sunday.
The Kano State Hisbah Board has issued a statement absolving these two ladies who were accused of lesbianism.
Sunday – July 15, 2018
Seven out of the 12 Nigerian students detained on allegations of Cybercrime have been released in Benin Republic, says Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora.
Saturday – July 14, 2018
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos Edgal Imohimi has issued a directive to all police officers in the state, saying no officer attached to the command should wear mufti bearing ‘SARS’ (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) while on official duty.
Friday – July 13, 2018
I killed Khadijat to become rich in 7 days so I gave her body parts to a native doctor, fiance confesses – says native doctor in Ondo town took body parts
Banzana Yusuf, from the northern state of Kano State has been jailed for his part in the mass kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, more than four years ago, the government said on Thursday.