The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a criminal charge against Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory. He was charged with accepting gratification in form of a house valued at N550 million on...
At least 25 people were killed when armed men raided two villages in a northern Nigerian state wracked by cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom, witnesses and the police said on Friday. Gunmen on motorcycles on Wednesday invaded the villages of Gidan Halilu and Gidan Kaka in Birnin Magaji district...
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) have arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese, for money laundering offence. Lakis was picked up at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, following intelligence report that he had on him undeclared huge sums of monies aboard the Egypt Airline bringing him...
A 65-year-old man, Obi Nwoda, was reported dead in the early hours of Sunday in a hotel in Awka, the Anambra State capital, after an alleged sex romp with a 34-year-old lady. The lady, who was said to have been arrested by the police, was alleged to have camped with...
An 18-year-old man, Samuel Akpobome, who was arrested by the police in Edo State for allegedly killing his mother for money rituals, has explained how he committed the act. Akpobome on Wednesday said that he strangled his mother, Christiana Ighoyivwi, while she was asleep in her residence on Market Road,...
The Niger State Police Command on Tuesday arrested one Garba Maru of Kokani Village, Fulani Camp, New Bussa in Borgu Local Government Area of the state for alleged murder. The suspect was said to have killed one Umar Mohammed of the same address with a cutlass over some grievances. It was...
Gunmen struck yesterday morning, killing a popular maize merchant, Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara, and abducted his 15-year-old daughter, Aisha at Gachi quarters in Kankia local government area of Katsina State. Narrating the incident, an eyewitness said “when the gunmen invaded the area, they started shooting sporadically, while moving to the victims’...
A Russian man, Oleg Kirkunov, 54, has been arrested by police for allegedly killing his wife and his brother, after he caught them making love in the spare room in his house. Kirkunov told police his brother Evgeny had joined him and his wife Olga Sukhanova, 44, for a meal...
Unknown gunmen on Tuesday shot and killed one Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara before kidnapping his daughter at Gachi quarters in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State. “When the gunmen invaded the area, they started shooting into the air as they entered the victims’ residence at Gachi quarters. The thief shot the...
TEXT OF THE PRESS BRIEFING ON UPDATE OF CORDON AND SEARCH OPERATION ON MISSING MAJOR GENERAL IDRIS M ALKALI (RETIRED) BY THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 3 DIVISION MAJOR GENERAL BENSON AKINROLUYO ON 26 OCT. 2018 Protocol Gentlemen of the press, you are all welcome to 3 Division Conference Room, venue...