Bandits kidnap two brothers from hospital in Kaduna

Suspected bandits have kidnapped a health worker and his brother in Wusasa, Zaria local government area of Kaduna State. The bandits invaded the area around 9pm on Friday, August 25, 2023, shot sporadically to disperse the crowd before picking their victims, Yushau Peter of St. Lukes Hospital Wusasa and his brother, Joshua Peter. Engineer Isiyaku […]

NDLEA: South African apprehended with methamphetamine consignment in Abuja

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA on Wednesday, August 23 arrested a South African man, Erasmus Jean Pierre, 29, in an attempt to export 2.6 kilograms of methamphetamine concealed in his luggage to the Middle East through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Pierre was intercepted by NDLEA operatives during the outward clearance of passengers […]

24-year-old driver knocks down, kills sexagenarian in Ogun

A 24-year-old driver, Quzeem Olaniyan, has knocked down and killed a 60-year-old man, David Rotimi, in an accident that occurred in Ilara along the Agbowa road via the Ogijo area of the state. In a statement signed by its spokesperson, SP Omolola Odutola, on Sunday, the Ogun State Police Command said Olaniyan lost control of […]

Hunter kills 17-year-old boy he mistook for an animal in Cross River 

A 17-year-old boy identified as Ferdinand Afor, was shot dead by a hunter in the forests of Wula in Boki Local Government Area of central Cross River State. According to the CrossRiverWatch, the incident happened on Wednesday evening, August 16, 2023, when Afor and his friends pitched a tent with some hunters to gather wild […]

Gunmen kill police inspector, steals his rifle in Rivers

Man arrests woman, his wife for squandering N5 million in 3 months

Gunmen have shot dead a Police Inspector in front of a popular hotel in the D/Line axis of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Also, the gunmen carted away the AK-47 rifle of the operative after he was shot in the head. An eyewitness who preferred anonymity said the dare-devil assailants rode in a Toyota Corolla vehicle. […]

Mother-in-law and daughter kidnap children of late son in Anambra

Online vendor allegedly defrauds over 100 people of N150million in Niger - Police

Two women identified as Felicia Nwosu and Chinenye Nwosu, from Ndiowu, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State have been brought before the State Criminal Investigation Department, Awka for forcefully taking into custody, two underage children of a widow, Sharon Nwosu. The culprits said to be mother-in-law and sister-in-law of the widow, reportedly took […]

Gunmen kill Baptist Church Pastor in Kaduna

Suspected gunmen, on Wednessday, have killed Jeremiah Mayau, a Pastor with the Tawaliu Baptist Church, Kujama in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Chairman of the state’s Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Joseph Hayab, confirmed the incident to journalists today in Kaduna, the state capital. Kujama, is a few kilometers away from the […]

20-year-old man in Police custody, over death of girlfriend in Jigawa 

Man arrests woman, his wife for squandering N5 million in 3 months

The Jigawa State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old man, Abubakar Abdullahi over the death of his 17-year-old girlfriend, Habiba Samaila. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Lawan Adam, confirmed the arrest of the suspect in a statement issued on Thursday night. He said the suspect, a resident of Koral village, Garki LGA of the […]

Man kills son, dumps burnt corpse in pit toilet over cassava in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it had arrested one Innocent Uko for allegedly killing his 26-year-old son, Boniface, for harvesting cassava on his farm. Uko, who hailed from Ebe Ikpe village in the Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state, was arrested by policemen after the incident was reported by the village […]

Yahoo boys in custody for burying newborn alive – Rivers

The Port Harcourt Local Government Authority Area Security Watch and policemen have arrested about 12 suspected internet fraudsters who allegedly buried a newborn baby alive at Andoni waterfront in Eagle Island, Rivers State capital on Wednesday morning. The operation which followed a tip-off was in conjunction with the Rivers State Neighbourhood Watch. The arrest of […]