Crime

Police nab wife of slain ex-PDP chairman’s son for spouse’s death

The Nigerian Police has confirmed the arrest of Maryam Sanda for allegedly stabbing her husband, Haliru Bello to death. Bello, 35 was the son of Alhaji Haliru Bello, a former chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has been buried according to Islamic rites in Abuja, after prayers at the ...

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Missing journalist found dead in Anambra

A Cameraman with the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Mr Ikechukwu Onubogu, has been found dead four days after he was declared missing by members of his family. Although the cause of his death remained sketchy, it was gathered that the late Onubogu, who was at home with his wife, was ...

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Army arrest 3 suspected IPOB members, rescue kidnapped pastor in Aba

The Nigerian Army says it has apprehended three suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for being in possession and sharing leaflets inscribed: “No Election in Anambra”. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations 82 Division, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen ...

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Police warns IPOB members over impending Buhari visit to Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command has warned members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and political parties’ supporters against disruptive acts during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Tuesday. Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of the state, Mr. Titus Lamorde, gave the warning in an ...

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Ikoyigate: We’ve not paid whistleblower, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has denied paying the whistleblower that led its operatives to the recovery of more than $43million in an apartment in Osborne, Ikoyi Lagos. News reports had quoted the commission’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu that the person has been paid. But the commission’s spokesman, Wilson ...

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N15B Ikoyi Money: Court orders forfeiture of Osborne flat

Credit NewsmakersNG A Federal High Court, in Lagos, today ordered the temporary forfeiture of Flat 7B Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, where the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 were discovered in April. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had uncovered the money stashed in iron cabinets, following a whistleblower’s ...

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Police engage kidnappers in gun duel, victim, kill five abductors

Men of the Cross River State Command of the Nigerian Police Force in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River state have rescued a supermarket owner, Mrs Asimco from kidnappers. In their bid to save the kidnap victim who was abducted her last Saturday, five of the kidnappers were however ...

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Police, ‘Yahoo Boys’ engage in gun battle in Sagamu

The city of Sagamu, the headquarters of Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State is in chaos as men of the Nigerian Police and youths popularly known as Yahoo boys are currently engaging in gun battle. An eye witness said trouble started when some of the yahoo boys took to ...

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Gunmen assassinate labour leader, two others in Kogi

Unknown gunmen have assassinated a labour leader identified as Comrade Abdulmumini Yaqub and two others in Okene and Adavi local government areas of the state. Yaqub, who was the chairman of the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) of Secondary Schools in the area, was trailed to his house in Ozuwuya ...

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Police arrest Kenya Airways crew members over alleged drug trafficking

Two members of Kenya Airways cabin crew were arrested at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Thursday with narcotic substances while about to fly to Benin in West Africa, police and the airline have confirmed. A police at the airport said the two cabinet crew members were arrested a ...

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