Photos: Nigerians arrested in Cyprus for running prostitution ring

Some Nigerians have been arrested in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) for allegedly running a prostitution ring. They are Sharon Blessing Chibuike, 38, Promise Ben David, 27, Chinedu Emmanuel Ibekweo, 19, and Esther Montse, 29. The quartet face crimes of Forced Detention with Intent Prostitution, Encouragement of Prostitution, Prostitution and Intentional Sexual Sex […]

Three kidnappers killed, nine arrested in gun duel with Police in Kwara (photos)

Three members of a notorious kidnap gang and suspected cattle rustlers in Kwara State were killed in a gun duel with men and officers of the state Police command last weekend in Bode Sadu community, Moro local government area of the state. A total of nine suspected kidnappers were also arrested after a gun duel […]

Photos: NDLEA arrests 67-year-old blind grandpa and leper for drug trafficking

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a 67-year-old blind grandpa, a notorious leper and one other for drug trafficking. Spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, January 22, 2023, said the blind suspect, Aliyu Adebiyi, was arrested in Osun State. “In Osun state, NDLEA officers on […]

So-Safe arrests two for kidnapping herdsman in Ogun

Two men have been arrested by the So-Safe Corps in Ogun State for allegedly kidnapping a herdsman. The corps said it received a distress call on January 20 that the herder, who was simply identified as Oseni, was being kidnapped at Olorunda-Lukosi, Iro, Owode-Egba Local Government Area, while grazing his cows. According to the So-Safe […]

Photos: Ten killed in mass shooting at Monterey Park in California’s Los Angeles area

A shooting incident in California during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations has resulted in multiple casualties, the U.S. media reported. Tens of thousands of people had reportedly gathered in the city on Saturday afternoon for one of the largest Chinese New Year celebrations in the area. Skynews quotes the LA Times as reporting that the […]

PHOTOS: NDLEA, EFCC Destroy Cannabis Warehouses, Seize Fake $269,000 In Edo, Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered a cluster of cannabis syndicates operating in the Opuje forests in Edo State. In a statement on Saturday, the agency’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, said massive warehouses and tents storing over 317,417 kilograms (317.4 metric tons) of the substances were destroyed and set ablaze […]

Police rescue two abducted school children in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed the rescue of two females among the six pupils that were abducted at LEA Primary School, Alwaza Village, Doma Local Government Area of the state. It was had reported that armed men suspected to be bandits invaded the school early hours of Friday and whisked the victims away. The […]

Photos: Customs seize N13 Billion drugs, military hardware at Lagos airport

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted some military hardware and uniforms at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The items were seized by customs officers attached to the airport cargo command. Customs area controller, Sambo Dangaladima paraded the seized military hardware at the command in Ikeja on Tuesday. Dangaladima said the hardware was imported […]

Bandits Burn Catholic Priest To Ashes, Shoot Assistant In Niger Community

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr Isaac Achi has been shot and burnt to death at his residence in Niger State by gunmen suspected to be bandits. The bandits during the said attack on Kafin Koro Community in Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State in the early hours of Sunday have burnt the Reverend Father […]

Lagos slain lawyer: How Vandi killed Bolanle Raheem – Police witness tell court

An Inspector of Police, Matthew Ahmen, who is a colleague of Drambi Vandi, who allegedly killed female lawyer Bolanle Raheem, stands as witness. He told the Lagos State High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Monday that they were conducting a stop and search when the incident happened. He said Vandi who was […]

Photos: NDLEA cracks Tramadol cartel, seizes N5bn Opioids in Lagos warehouse

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the weekend busted another Tramadol cartel in Lagos with the seizure of millions of opioids pills and bottles worth over N5 billion from their warehouse in Amuwo Odofin area of the state and arrest of two of the kingpins. The agency’s anti-narcotics officers also uncovered […]

Niger: Police neutralize four armed bandits, recover firearms (Photos)

Niger State Police Command has neutralized four armed bandits and recovered firearms in Borgu and Magama Local Government Areas of the state. The command in a statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, PRO, DSP Wasiu Abiodun said three were killed in New Bussa while one at Maje village, Magma LGs of the […]

Photos: Ex- ABU VC and bursar arraigned for N1bn fraud

Professor Ibrahim Garba, and Ibrahim Shehu Usman, former Vice Chancellor and Bursar respectively of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria were arraigned before Justice A.A Bello of the Kaduna State High Court on an eight count charge bordering on theft and money laundering to the tune of over N1billion. The duo was arraigned by the Kaduna […]

Pastor fakes own kidnap, collects N600,00 ransom from church members

According to reports, Albarka Sukunya was arrested together with his accomplices following reports that church members paid an amount of N600,000 ransom for his release. The command spokesman, Alabo Alfred, in a statement on Wednesday said; “The Plateau State Police Command has again uncovered the nefarious act of one pastor Albarka Bitrus Sukuya ‘m’ of […]

Photos: Vigilante group arrests 5 terrorists in Bauchi

A vigilante group has arrested five suspected bandits terrorising communities in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State. The arrest is a continuation of the aggressive operations against the activities of bandits and kidnappers in communities around Alkaleri LGA. The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Council, Hon. Bala Ibrahim Alkaleri, who confirmed the development in […]

Kaduna: Zazzau Emirate Council dismisses palace guard over alleged rape

A palace guard (Dogari), Sama’ila Abubakar Rimin Tsiwa, has been dismissed from the services of the Zazzau Emirate Council in Kaduna State for allegedly raping a lady on a mission to the palace. Abdullahi Aliyu Kwarbai, the Media and Publicity Officer of the Emir, in a statement, said, “Sama’ila Abubakar Rimin Tsiwa, a palace guard, […]

Photos & Video: One Dead, Two Officers Injured as Yoruba Nation Agitators, Police Clash

One person died yesterday and two police officers sustained injuries from gunshots following a bloody clash between the Yoruba Nation agitators and men of the Nigeria Police Force in the Ojota area of Lagos State. The clash was said to have ensued after persons masquerading as Yoruba Nation agitators disrupted social and commercial activities in […]