Category: Crime & Conflict

Drug Hawker Impersonates Medical Doctor

By Emmanuel Edom* A 39 years old drug hawker and primary school dropout, practicing as a medical doctor, has been arrested by the Police in Lagos. The suspect,...

$30,000 Dollars Tear ‘Yahoo Boys’ Apart

*We are not kidnappers but fraudsters, says Suspects claim* By Emmanuel Edom* They were united by fraud and their inordinate ambition to enmass wealth through cybercrime...

We Rob Stranded Motorists with Toy Gun, Says Suspect

A 20- year- old man arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Police Lagos State Command has confessed that his gang use a toy gun to rob stranded...

Abuja: Police, Shiites clash over El-Zakzaky

It was chaos Monday afternoon in the streets of Abuja as members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also called Shiites, clashed with police officers during a...

NAPTIP Nabs 8 Suspected Human Traffickers in Benin

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has arrested eight suspected human traffickers. The Zonal Commander, Mr...

Anambra: Suspected Herdsmen Rape, Kill Woman in Farmland

•Police: Killers not Herdsmen BY OSELOKA NNAMDI in Awka A middle-aged woman whose name was not immediately ascertained has been raped and murdered in her farmland by...

Nasarawa Residents Worried over Increasing Cases of Domestic Violence

Following the increasing cases of domestic violence in the society, some residents in New Nyanya and Mararaba in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa state have...

Edo: Police Arrest 28 Suspected Kidnappers, Robbers, Cultists

The Police Command in Edo on Tuesday in Benin announced the arrest of 28 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and cultists terrorising the state. The state Commissioner...

Forum Worries over Failure to Meet Humanitarian Needs of IDPs Relocated to Bama

The Nigeria INGO Forum, an International Non-governmental Organisation, has expressed concerns over the inability to meet the humanitarian needs of civilians relocated...

IGP to Adopt Stringent Measures to End Violence in Taraba

Nigeria’s Police Chief, Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Monday declared stringent measures aimed at tackling the insecurity that had enveloped parts of Taraba in the past few...

N398m Fraud: EFCC Alleges Ex-NIHORT Boss, Accountant Operated 2 Illegal Accounts

An  Oyo State High Court in Ibadan  was on Monday told that a former Executive Director of  the National Horticultural Research Institutes (NIHORT), Ibadan, Dr...

Offa Tragedy: ADP Condoles with Victims

•Tasks police, others to step up on security The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has condoled with the good people of Offa, Kwara state over the mindless killings that...

Security Expert: Terror Herdsmen Not Nigerians, But…

BY OSOLOKA NNAMDI in Awka• A retired Army officer, crisis and security management consultant, Colonel Bude Nnakee Okafor, has said that the Fulani herdsmen who spread...

Tambuwal: Mediation of Military Has Prevented Bandit Attacks in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said the intervention of the military has assisted in ensuring peace in Goronyo, Sabon Birni, Rabah and Tureta Local...

Payroll Scam: Culprits Must Go, Says Dickson

The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has restated his determination to flush out the culprits of payroll fraud, truancy, multiple employment and related...

Manhattan Court Sentences Shuaibu ex-UN Staff to 2 years in prison

A Court in Manhattan on Thursday sentenced Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, who worked at the UN in 2013 ,  to two years in prison after an exhaustive plea agreement with the...

Lagos Police Warns of Imminent House-to-House Search for Arms

•Recovers 468 arms and ammunition BY EMMANUEL EDOM• The Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Edgal Imohimi, has hinted of his command’s intention to...

Woman Begs IGP to Release Husband after 9 Months in IRT Detention

BY EMMANUEL EDOM• A mother of five, Mrs. Esther Godwin Chinyere, who alleged her husband, Godwin Chinyere, was whisked away from their Asaba, Delta State home by IRT...

Cross River: Police Retrieve 324 Illegally Imported, Local Ammunition

The Cross River State Command of the Nigeria Police has recovered about 324 imported and locally fabricated arms and ammunition from suspected criminals in the State....

Police Recovers 146 Firearms, Cache of Ammunitions

BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Umuahia• Police in Ebonyi State have recovered 146 assorted firearms and quantities of variety of ammunitions from illegal arms bearers across...