Gunmen shoot two in Delta community

Two persons were shot on Saturday morning at Owhase Junction in Udu local government area of Delta state, raising concerns about eruption of yet another cult-related bloodbath in the Urhobo town. Udu town and other parts of the LGA have seen steady increase in cult-related, which have claimed dozens of lives in recent times. Residents […]

Why I beheaded four-year-old nephew, by suspect

A 20-year old man, Uchechi Eze has shed light on why he beheaded his four-year old nephew, Chiemere Ezekiel with an axe in Ugamma village, Obosi in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State. The suspect, who hails from Ezza Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, reportedly commited the crime taking a substance suspected to be Indian hemp. […]

Anambra man allegedly kills wife, locks up self with corpse

The police in Anambra State have arrested a 49-year-old man, Ikechukwu Atansi, for allegedly killing his wife, Uchechi. It was gathered that after he killed his wife, Ikechukwu locked himself up in a room with her corpse for three days. The incident happened in Ezimezi, Amawbia, in the Awka South Local Government Area of the […]

EFCC uncovers 35 illegal lottery operators

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it has uncovered 35 illegal lottery operators in the country. The anti-graft agency, in a series of tweets on its verified Twitter handle on Thursday, noted that the operators were operating without core licences or permits and were uncovered during an attempt to end fraud-related tax in the lottery […]

EFCC uncovers 35 illegal lottery business operators in Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has announced the discovery of illegal lottery business operators. The agency said they do not have core licenses or permits to operate. This was contained in a statement on Thursday by EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade. The names were unraveled during an investigation supported by the National Lottery Regulatory […]

Police arrest hackers of bank accounts in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command, on Wednesday, said it had arrested members of a six-man gang suspected to be bank account hackers. The suspects were said to specialise in stealing people’s telephones with the intent of hacking into their accounts. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed, disclosed this to journalists. He […]

We won’t allow anyone to defraud Nigeria over claim of £2.5 billion, says EFCC

– Decries lawyers’ attempt to blackmail counsel The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raised the alarm over an attempt by a certain group of lawyers and their sponsors to short-change Nigeria. In a statement by its Spokesperson, Tony Orilade, the EFCC noted that the Commission would not allow anyone to defraud the country over […]

Man kills brother-in-law, kidnaps own sister ―Police

A man, who allegedly killed his brother-in-law and kidnapped his own sister, has been arrested by Operatives of the Zamfara Police Command. The man identified as Sani Boka of Masama village, Gummi local government area of the state was reportedly recognised by his sister during the operation and informed the police that he was among […]

Former Executive Secretary of Adamawa Christian Pilgrims Board jailed for 5 years for theft

An Adamawa High Court sitting in Yola has sentenced the former Executive Secretary Christian Pilgrim Welfare Board (CPWB), Bishop Jinga Mayo, to 5 years imprisonment without an option of fine. The court presided over by Justice Nathan Musa further sentenced Bishop Jinga to six months imprisonment with #50,000 option of fine and said that the […]

Man kills wife’s suspected lover in Ogun

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 35-year-old man, Habeeb Kasali, for allegedly killing his wife’s suspected lover, Bamidele Johnson. Kasali was reported to have used a pair of scissors to stab Johnson several times in his chest, eye and neck, which led to his death. The Police Public Relations Officer in […]