Amisu Bello, a 28-year-old farmer, is to serve six months in prison after a Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger, convicted him of stealing 13 crates of eggs. Bello was docked alongside one Shefiu Yahaya on a two-count of theft and receiving stolen property, contrary to Sections 288 and 317 of...
The Comptroller of the Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Joshua Ajisafe, on Thursday at Jibiya, revealed that his command had, in 2018, seized 430 voter cards and 192 National Identification slips from non-Nigerians. He made the revelation during the inauguration of the ‘Forward Operational Border Patrol...
By Juliet Odey Niger State have arrested three men who allegedly belong to a gang of motorcycle thieves terrorising Ebbo community in the Lapai Local Government Area. The suspects, Umar Idris, 21, Mohammed Gazuma, 24, and Emmnuel Titus, 24, all from Kpatsuwa village in the Abaji Area Council of Abuja were...
By Juliet Odey Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested two men, Chukwudi Chukwu and Bethel Ibe, for allegedly abducting a corpse from a morgue in the state. It was gathered that after abducting the corpse, the suspects contacted the manager of the mortuary, Bright Nwanshi, and made a...
By Juliet Odey The Taraba State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP David Misal, on Tuesday paraded three suspects for the murder of a six-year-old girl for money rituals in Sabongida Takai village, Gassol local government area of the eastern middle belt state. ASP David Missal, identified the suspects as Adamu Mohammed,...
By Juliet Odey The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has assured Abuja residents of safety despite the earth shaking recorded in some areas. Some of its environ, namely Mpape and Maitama districts of Abuja experienced some vibrations in the earth Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, which caused residents to...
By Juliet Odey The Bauchi State Police Command has said that about 41 suspected homosexuals have been arrested by security operatives in the State. It was gathered that the suspects were arrested during a joint operation by men of the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,...
By Juliet Odey Folake Falade, a mentally deranged woman has denied knowing anything about human parts found in her possession in Aiyetoro, Cele-Nizer, on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. There had been turmoil in the community after some residents allegedly spotted the suspect, who was widely believed to be mad, making telephone calls. According...
A Zimbabwean man has exposed his 19-year-old girlfriend after he allegedly discovered a love potion in her bag as well as a list of men, she planned to use it on. The girl forgot her backpack in his car and he decided to investigate the contents of the bag. The...
The Police Command in Katsina State has announced the arrest of a 19-year-old girl, Zinatu Abubakar, who allegedly drugged a commercial motorcycle operator and attempted to snatch his motorcycle. A statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isa, made available to newsmen on Thursday in Katsina, said the...