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EFCC arrests 14 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu
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EFCC arrests 14 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Command, on Thursday, August 19, 2021, arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters at the Monarch axis of Enugu, Enugu State. Confirming their arrest, the antigraft agency in a statement released gave the names of the suspects as Okoro Anselem, Okoh Chumsdi, Ngwuta Chibuike, Chukwugekwu Michael,Chukwuemeka Victor, Chima Richard, Simon Prosper, Joshua Bomateh and Chukwunonso Henry. Other include Waritimi Fredrick, Ifesinachi valentine, Amadi Michael, Ijere Caleb, Victor Nduka and Joshua Odoemenam. The statement says the suspects were arrested based on verified intelligence on their involvement in internet-related fraud. Items recovered from the suspects include two vehicles, several mobile phones, laptops and oth...
FBI arrests Nigerian Doctor, Patrick Nwaokwu for multimillion-dollar fraud
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FBI arrests Nigerian Doctor, Patrick Nwaokwu for multimillion-dollar fraud

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has nabbed Nigerian medical doctor, Patrick Nwaokwu, for his involvement in multimillion-dollar healthcare fraud. Mr Nwaokwu, 50, was arrested on July 9, barely 24 hours after the U.S. issued a warrant of arrest on July 8. The medical doctor alongside his associates, Musa Bangura and Johanah Napoleon face charges for “conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud; conspiracy to commit false statements relating to health care matters, and false statements relating to health care matters,” court documents seen by Peoples Gazette read. The trio was accused of selling fraudulent transcripts and diplomas, listing courses which unqualified individuals purportedly took as well as their grades. The nurses were subsequently employed at various healthca...
EFCC arrests son, mother, others for internet fraud
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EFCC arrests son, mother, others for internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the quartet of Lucky Ebhogie, Richman Kas Godwin, Israel Justin and Precious Iwuji. They were picked in the Sabo area of Kaduna, following intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement said preliminary investigation revealed the suspects engaged in impersonation and romance scam. They allegedly faked the identities of United States military personnel on foreign missions to deceive their targets. Ebhogie was said to have used his mother’s bank account to launder proceeds of crime. The suspect, on July 30, 2021, purchased a Mercedes Benz GLK for N7million through the mum’s account. Iwuji was discovered to have sold her photographs and Faceb...
Chicago officer shot and killed in West Englewood
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Chicago officer shot and killed in West Englewood

A Chicago police officer was killed in a shooting Saturday on the city’s Southwest Side. A second officer was injured and remains in the hospital in critical condition. Three people are in custody. Police identified the slain officer as 29-year-old Ella French. She had been on the force since 2018. Police said officers were conducting a traffic stop in the 6300 block of South Bell Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood just around 9 p.m. Officers had stopped a vehicle with three occupants inside, two men and one woman. According to police, the occupants inside the vehicle opened fire towards the officers, leading to an exchange of gunfire. The officers were struck by gunfire at the scene. Both were taken to the hospital where one of the officers, French, died from her...
Police officer jailed for eight years for killing former footballer Dalian Atkinson
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Police officer jailed for eight years for killing former footballer Dalian Atkinson

PC Benjamin Monk (L) and Dalian Atkinson. A UK police officer has been handed eight years jail term for the manslaughter of former footballer Dalian Atkinson. PC Benjamin Monk was sentenced after being convicted by a jury at Birmingham Crown Court last week.   Monk, of West Mercia Police, tasered Mr. Atkinson for 33 seconds, more than six times longer than the normal cycle, before kicking him at least twice in the head during a confrontation in August 2016. Monk's conviction is believed to be the first time in modern British criminal justice history that a UK police officer has been found guilty of the manslaughter of a black man, according to Inquest, which supports the bereaved following state-related deaths. He is also believed to be the first police officer...
Court jails two internet fraudsters in Benin
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Court jails two internet fraudsters in Benin

JusticeEfe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court, Benin City, today July 9, 2021, convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters, Theopilus Marvis Nnana and Samuel Oboh to two (2) years imprisonment each for fraud.   The pair were arraigned on one count charge each of impersonation contrary to and punishable under section 484 of the Criminal Code Cap 48 Laws of Bendel State of Nigeria (As applicable in Edo State) 1976 and punishable under the same section.     The charge against Nnana reads:” that you Theophilus Marvis Nnana (a.k.a Tony Gardner) on or about 9th day of March, 2021, in Benin City, Edo State within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court did with intent to defraud, falsely represented yourself to be Tony Gardner by using Facebook Acc...
At least 21 shot, 3 killed in overnight shootings across Chicago
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At least 21 shot, 3 killed in overnight shootings across Chicago

At least 21 people were shot in Chicago overnight, with three people having died from their injuries, according to police. A 24-year-old man was killed and a woman in her 20s was critically injured in a shooting in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday night, according to police. Police said the two individuals were in the 3200 block of West Division Street at approximately 9:13 p.m. when two to three unknown perpetrators attacked them and began shooting. The man was struck once to the head and was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The woman was struck to the neck and was transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. There is no one in custody and the shooting is under investigation. A 20-year-old man was injured in a shooting in t...
Two killed, including child, in Florida shooting
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Two killed, including child, in Florida shooting

Two people including a child were shot dead in a grocery store in Florida on Thursday, the latest in a series of shootings in the southern US state. The shooting -- in which the gunman also killed himself -- occurred in a Publix grocery store in Royal Palm Beach, 130 kilometers north of Miami, police said. "Upon arrival deputies located three individuals deceased from gunshot wounds, one adult male, one adult female and one child," the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said. "The shooter is one of the deceased." The shooter turned his gun on himself, Teri Barbera, spokesperson for the sheriff's office, told AFP. This was the latest shooting in south Florida in recent days. On Sunday, three people were killed and five wounded at a graduation party in Miami. Two people...
11-year-old girl shot on South Side among at least 57 shot over weekend
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11-year-old girl shot on South Side among at least 57 shot over weekend

An 11-year-old girl is in serious condition after a drive-by shooting Sunday night in Chicago’s West Pullman neighborhood. Officers say the girl was shot in the lower back around 9 p.m. after an unidentified occupant of a red vehicle opened fire in the 11700 block of S. Michigan. The girl was taken to Roseland Hospital by a family member, police stated. The girl is one of at least 57 people who were shot in Chicago this weekend, with four people having died from their injuries. On Monday, CPD Superintendent David Brown is expected to speak on the department’s public safety strategy as the city aims to mitigate gun violence. No suspects are in custody at this time. Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip at cpdtip.com.
Final year student on the run after r3ping job seeking minor
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Final year student on the run after r3ping job seeking minor

A final year Law student of the University of Calabar has been on the run for the r3pe of a minor who unsuspectingly went to seek for a job in a hotel where a vacancy was advertised in Calabar. The alleged r3pist, Mr Emmanuel Friday Udofah committed the crime in a hotel he manages, Specs Investment Limited located in State Housing Estate, Calabar Municipality. Mr Udofah had placed a notice of vacancy in front of the hotel where the victim whose name is withheld, unsuspectingly applied. According to an eyewitness who pleaded to speak in anonymity, “What was supposed to be an interview turned out to be r3pe as she was pushed into one of the rooms and was repeatedly r3ped.” The State Chairperson of Child Protection Network, (CPN), Barrister James Ibor disclosed that, “the vict...
Overnight shootings leave 4 dead, 7 injured across Chicago
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Overnight shootings leave 4 dead, 7 injured across Chicago

At least 4 people were killed and 7 people were injured in overnight shootings across Chicago, capping off what has been a violent weekend in the city. Since Friday evening at 5 p.m., there have been 55 shooting victims in Chicago. Of those, 11 have died from their injuries. A 25-year-old man was killed and a 31-year-old man was injured in a shooting in Chicago’s West Garfield Park neighborhood Sunday night, according to police. Police said the two men were traveling in a vehicle just after 7:10 p.m. in the 3700 block of West Flournoy Avenue when a man fired shots from the street, striking them. The 25-year-old man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds to the abdomen, where he was later pronounced dead. The 31-year-old man sustained a graze wound to the right shou...
Russian school shooting in Kazan kills 7 students, 1 teacher
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Russian school shooting in Kazan kills 7 students, 1 teacher

A gunman attacked a school Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan, killing eight people — seven eighth-grade students and a teacher — and leaving 21 others hospitalized with wounds, Russian officials said. Russian media said some students were able to escape the building during the attack, while others were trapped inside. Students were eventually evacuated to nearby kindergartens and collected by their families. Dozens of ambulances lined up at the entrance to the school after the attack, with access to the building fenced off by police. Police opened a criminal investigation into the shooting. Rustam Minnikhanov, governor of the Tatarstan republic where Kazan is the capital, said four boys and three girls, all eighth-grade students, died in the shooting. Minnikhanov’s ...
Serial rapist arrested for defiling minor in Sokoto
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Serial rapist arrested for defiling minor in Sokoto

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Sokoto State has arrested a 30-year-old alleged serial rapist suspect.   The state Commandant of the NSCDC in Sokoto, Umar Musa-Bala, told newsmen on Monday, May 10, that the alleged suspect, Hamza Yusuf, defiled three minors.   “We received a distress call that, a serial rapist was arrested and was about to be lynched in Mabera area. We swiftly swung into action and rescued him from a mob who wanted to kill him and brought him to our office. We were able to identify three of his victims who are all below the age of 10 and medical investigation proved defilement beyond the reasonable doubt,” Musa-Bala said   The NSCDC boss added that the suspect would be released on bail because of the ongoing strike by...
Busted Italy-bound Douglas excretes 59 wraps of Heroin at Abuja Airport
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Busted Italy-bound Douglas excretes 59 wraps of Heroin at Abuja Airport

Italy-bound suspected drug trafficker, Okoguale Douglas has excreted 59 wraps of Heroin after he was busted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Douglas, 23, was trying to board a Milan, Italy bound flight when he was arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. He excreted 59 wraps of Heroin weighing 781.2 grammes of Heroin Femi Babafemi, NDLEA‘s spokesman said Douglas, who hails from Uromi in Esan North-East Local Government area of Edo State, was arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, during an outward clearance of Ethiopian airline flight number 910 at the boarding gate of the airport enroute Abuja-Addis Ababa- Milan (Italy) after being scanned, which proved positive for ingestion. Under interro...
Chicago rapper G Herbo charged with making false statements to federal agent
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Chicago rapper G Herbo charged with making false statements to federal agent

Chicago rapper G Herbo has been charged in federal court for allegedly making a false statement to a federal agent. Herbert Wright, 25, aka G Herbo, and five co-defendants, were previously indicted for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identify theft. They’re accused of using other people’s information to charge over $1 million to fund a lavish lifestyle over a four-year period. Authorities believe they used the stolen information for private jets and yacht charters, exotic car rentals, luxury hotel, and vacation rental accommodations, private chef and security guard services, designer puppies, limousines, and chauffeur services, commercial airline flights, consumer goods, and meals. On Tuesday, Wright was charged with allegedly making false statements to a federa...
There are 7 or more crimes committed by adults in CCTV footage of Baba Ijesha’s child molestation – Yomi Fabiyi continues his rants
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There are 7 or more crimes committed by adults in CCTV footage of Baba Ijesha’s child molestation – Yomi Fabiyi continues his rants

Baba Ijesha's colleague, Yomi Fabiyi has continued his rant over the accusations leveled against Baba Ijesha for allegedly defiling a girl at 7 and returning to molest her at 14. He says the adults that set Baba Ijesha up just for there to be evidence to prosecute him also committed offences under the law. Below is how Yomi has continued to rant over the allegations against his friend and colleague. “Any Human Rights NGO, Lawyer, Social Worker, Diplomat, Government Representative, Police, Member of the Bench, Informed Adult etc that see SEXUAL ASSAULT by Baba ljesha but didn’t see over 7 or more Serious crimes committed by other adults in the cctv against the child and laws of Nigeria is a tragedy to honest justice system, they are uninformed, bias and a threat to peace. A fi...
Nigerian Man, Augustine Omini Oboni Turns 12-Year-Old Girl Into Sex Slave In South Africa
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Nigerian Man, Augustine Omini Oboni Turns 12-Year-Old Girl Into Sex Slave In South Africa

A Nigerian man convicted of human trafficking, rape and sexual exploitation in South Africa was set to hear his fate in sentencing proceedings at the Benoni magistrate’s court on Thursday. Forty-year-old Augustine Omini Oboni was found guilty of human trafficking, two counts of rape, statuary rape, sexual exploitation, kidnapping and keeping a brothel, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson for the Gauteng north region Lumka Mahanjana said in a statement. “A 12-year-old minor was kept in a flat in Sunnyside, Pretoria for three months by Oboni. During this period, he fed her with drugs and forced her to sleep with five to six men a day,” Mahanjana said. Oboni was arrested in 2016 and denied bail. According to police, the 12-year-old child was walking to a nearby par...
Drug Trafficker Excretes 97 Wraps Of Cocaine After Arrest At Lagos Airport
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Drug Trafficker Excretes 97 Wraps Of Cocaine After Arrest At Lagos Airport

A 47-year-old drug trafficker, Chigbogu Ernest Obiora, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. The Spokesperson for the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, said on Friday that Obiora was subsequently put under observation during which he excreted 97 wraps of cocaine with a total weight of 1.55 kilogrammes with a street value of N360 million. “He was arrested about 1:16pm on Sunday, April 25, 2021, during the inward clearance of Ethiopian Airline. He had arrived Lagos onboard the airline from Entebbe, Uganda via Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia,” Babafemi said. The Commander of the NDLEA at the airport, Ahmadu Garba said, Obiora was intercepted in the E-arrival hall of the airport by the operatives of the a...
Abductor Of Kankara Schoolboys, Auwal Daudawa Shot Dead
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Abductor Of Kankara Schoolboys, Auwal Daudawa Shot Dead

Four days after he renounced his earlier repentance and returned to the forest, Auwal Daudawa, best known for his role in the abduction of 300 schoolboys in Katsina State has been killed by a rival gang. Reliable sources informed Daily Trust that Daudawa was shot dead during a gun duel with a rival gang at Dumburum forest located between Zurmi Local Government in Zamfara State and Batsari Local Government in Katsina State, on Friday evening. The notorious bandit shot to prominence after he masterminded attack on Government Secondary School, Kankara, where he abducted over 300 schoolboys. Two months later, the bandit appeared in Gusau, capital of Zamfara, along with five of his men where he announced his repentance and handed over 20 AK-rifles and other weapons to the police. ...
Ghana Police Arrest Nigerians For Selling Indian Hemp
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Ghana Police Arrest Nigerians For Selling Indian Hemp

The Central Regional Police Thursday rounded up 340 suspected criminals in and around the Kasoa township. According to reports by Graphic Online, the suspects, who are mostly Nigerians, included five females. Nine of the suspects were found in possession of substances suspected to be Indian hemp. Items retrieved included 245 laptops, 142 assorted mobile phones, and six Nigerian passports. The police swooped on them at various locations in Buduburam, Adade, CP, Akwele and Ofaakor. At a press briefing after the arrests, the Central Regional Police Commander, Mrs Habiba Twumasi-Sarpong, said the police and personnel from the Ghana Immigration Service were screening and profiling the suspects, after which those found guilty would be dragged to court.
EFCC Arrests 33 Suspected Yahoo Boys In Abeokuta
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EFCC Arrests 33 Suspected Yahoo Boys In Abeokuta

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested 33 suspected Internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, Ogun. This is contained in a statement signed by the EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted the spokesman as saying that the suspects were arrested by the operatives of EFCC on Tuesday at Adigbe, Oloke, Ibara Housing Estate Extension, and Idi Ori areas of Abeokuta. He said that the arrest, followed actionable intelligence earlier received on their alleged criminal activities of the suspects. Uwujaren said that items recovered from the suspects include: 18 cars, mobile phones, laptops, and several other incriminating documents. He said that the suspects...
Lagos Socialite, Rasak Jikoji Killed By Assassins A Month After Chieftaincy Case Victory
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Lagos Socialite, Rasak Jikoji Killed By Assassins A Month After Chieftaincy Case Victory

A Lagos-based socialite and contender for the Badore chieftaincy stool, Chief Rasak Jikoji, has been assassinated. PUNCH Metro gathered that Rasaki had a month ago celebrated a court ruling in his favour on the chieftaincy stool. He was said to be with his personal assistant on Sunday, April 25, 2021, when he was attacked and shot dead. Our correspondent gathered that the assailants also smashed his skull open with a big stone. The 60-year-old was rushed to the Lagos Island General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, and the matter was reported at the Langbasa Police Station. The victim’s aide, who spoke on condition of anonymity for security reasons, said the attack happened around 3pm at the deceased’s house on Jikoji Court, Unity Estate, Badore. He stated that ...
Nigerians Sign Petition Against Release Of Actor, Baba Ijesha
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Nigerians Sign Petition Against Release Of Actor, Baba Ijesha

About 1,200 Nigerians have signed a petition making rounds on social media to forestall the release of popular Yoruba actor, Olarewaju Omiyinka, after allegedly defiling a minor. For now, the target is for the signees to reach 1,500. The actor, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, was arrested last week, after he was reported by the teenager’s foster mother ― a comedienne, Princess ― that he molested the girl when she was seven years old. When the actor was apprehended last Tuesday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa Adejobi, said there was substantial evidence against the actor as he was caught in the act on Closed Circuit Television. The PPRO further stated that “Based on preliminary findings, the suspect started sexually assaulting the victim since she was ...
Kaduna’s Most Wanted Bandit, Buderi Isiya Holding Afaka Students To Ransom
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Kaduna’s Most Wanted Bandit, Buderi Isiya Holding Afaka Students To Ransom

Buderi Isiya, the most wanted bandits terrorizing Kaduna State, is still at large despite rigorous manhunt by security forces. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that Buderi, who is in his late 20s, has a large contingent of fighters in his command as well as heavy firepower. Buderi also has close operational ties with Zamfara bandits’ leader, Dogo Gide, who controls the southern part of the Zamfara forest. Dogo Gide was the one who shot the famous bandit leader, Buharin Daji, in March 2018. Security sources in Abuja told this newspaper that Buderi is currently holding 29 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, who were abducted on March 11. “If you look at the video he released, you will hear him ordering the victims to speak so that ransom would be paid on ...
Video of Baba Ijesha begging and confessing to the crime released
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Video of Baba Ijesha begging and confessing to the crime released

A video of Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha begging and confessing to the crime of molesting a minor has been released. In the video the actor admitted he molested the child and begged for forgiveness. Comedienne Princess, the foster parent of the victim was heard in the video repeatedly saying, ''why did you do this to me''. He also said instead of them taking him to the police station, they should allow him kill himself. Watch it below...   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
Brazilian Man’s Penis Cut Off, Given To Pigs To Eat For Attempting To Rape Niece
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Brazilian Man’s Penis Cut Off, Given To Pigs To Eat For Attempting To Rape Niece

A sex attacker had his penis and testicles hacked off and fed to wild pigs in a revenge attack after he allegedly attempted to rape his niece in Brazil. The 36-year-old man, who has not been named, sparked widespread anger in the northern Brazilian municipality of Olhos D’Agua after he allegedly tried to rape his 20-year-old relative. His niece, who remains anonymous, managed to fight off his advances and fled before her attacker then drunkenly staggered home and fell asleep. The woman’s boyfriend and his cousin were reportedly furious with the attempted rape and allegedly asked the uncle to join them in a nearby sugarcane field where they planned to neuter pigs on April 19. When he arrived at the field, the two men attacked him instead. After beating him unconscious, they re...
Italian Police Arrest 30 Suspected Nigerian Gang Members
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Italian Police Arrest 30 Suspected Nigerian Gang Members

Italian police have carried out raids across the country, arresting some 30 people suspected of operating for the Nigerian mafia syndicate. Police say they face about 100 charges including drug and people trafficking, prostitution and internet fraud. The gang allegedly used the Bitcoin cryptocurrency to carry out clandestine financial transactions on the dark web. emerged from Nigeria in the 1970s, where they carried out rape, mutilation, and ritual murders. They went on to build a powerful international network. Inside Nigeria's deadly and secretive campus cults "There is evidence that the members had a direct connection with the Nigerian gang, drawing on the same vocabulary, symbols and affiliation rituals," Italian police said. hose arrested are accused of using Bit...
3 Policemen Arrested For Extorting LASU Student Of N153,000 In Ogun
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3 Policemen Arrested For Extorting LASU Student Of N153,000 In Ogun

Three policemen, who allegedly extorted the sum of N153,000 from a student of the Lagos State University, Hezekiah Oluwaponmile, at gunpoint have been arrested. Our correspondent gathered that the cops were attached to the Owode-Egba Police Station, Siun, Ogun State. The policemen allegedly accosted the victim while he was on his way to Abeokuta from Ibadan and demanded N1m from him. The incident happened on Saturday, April 24, 2021, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. The victim alleged that the policemen, who were on stop-and-search duty on the expressway stopped his vehicle and ordered him to alight. According to him, the cops forced him out of the vehicle and asked him what he was doing for a living. Oluwaponmile said, “I told them that I was a student of LASU. They t...
Igbariam Attack: Fulani Herdsmen Accused Of Killing COOU University Students
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Igbariam Attack: Fulani Herdsmen Accused Of Killing COOU University Students

Suspected Fulani herdsmen slaughtered students in Anambra State University (C.O.O.U) The number of students killed are yet to be known, its was stated as on April 25 Sunday at midnight, some lodges where attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen at Igbariam Junction. More news to come, as investigation is the ongoing. Here's a video to confirm the Ongoing Slaughter by killer Fulani Herdsmen in Igbariam, Anambra State. These are Armed Fulani Herdsmen going about the area Slaughtering Innocent People. A friend in the area just sent me this video. There is serious tension right there now. I Just Confirmed The News About The Gruesome Slaughter By Fulani Herdsmen In Igbariam, Anambra State. Little Children, Women, Men Were Killed & Beheaded (I Have Other Videos To Confirm This But I Can'...
Ogun Traditional Ruler, Oba Adetokunbo Tejuoso Arrested Over Romance Scam
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Ogun Traditional Ruler, Oba Adetokunbo Tejuoso Arrested Over Romance Scam

The Olu Of Kemta, Oba Adetokunbo Tejuoso has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command. The Oba was arrested on an alleged romance scam and multiple forgery. Kemta is in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State, and the Olu of Kemta is a member of Egba traditional Council who was recommended by the last administration and upgraded from Baale to a Coronet Oba during Senator Ibikunle Amosun’s regime. The arrests came after a lady petitioned the police. It was learnt that several petitions had been submitted to the Ogun state traditional institution by some of his victims but they were ignored. According to our source, the Oba is without a wife or a child, he specializes in defrauding his unsuspecting victims mostly wealthy ladies via social media through Facebook and Insta...
N10bn Heroin, Khat Seized At Lagos, Kano Airports
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N10bn Heroin, Khat Seized At Lagos, Kano Airports

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano have intercepted and seized consignments of heroin and khat with a street value of over Nl0billion. At the MMIA, Lagos, during cargo examination at SAHCO Import Shed, a freight agent had presented a cargo from South Africa with an Ethiopian Airline ET 3901 Airway Bill no: 071-40689003 for examination before NDLEA operatives attached to the beat. The officers subsequently conducted a search of the cargo during which a suspected brownish substance was discovered concealed inside a red bag popularly called Ghana-must-go . During preliminary interview of the suspect, it was gathered that another freight agent sub-contr...
Police Arrest Two Suspected Ritualists With Human Skulls In Kaduna
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Police Arrest Two Suspected Ritualists With Human Skulls In Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State on Saturday said it had arrested two suspected ritualists and recovered human skulls from them. The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige, made this known in a statement in Kaduna. Jalige said that on April 23 at about 2130hrs, the command received a distress call through the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Kakuri. He said the DPO informed the command that some people were sighted at the Muslim graveyard at Kudenden and were suspected to be carrying out a heinous act. “On getting the report, operatives were immediately dispatched to the area where they succeeded in apprehending two persons of same address of Zaki Close, Kabala West, Kaduna. “In possession of the said persons were a hoe and some human skulls which we...
Gunmen Who Burnt Uzodinma’s House Killed 2 Security Aides (Graphic Picture)
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Gunmen Who Burnt Uzodinma’s House Killed 2 Security Aides (Graphic Picture)

The gunmen who invaded the governor’s house in Omuma in the Oru East Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Saturday killed two security men on duty before torching it. It was gathered that one of the security men killed was an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps. According to a source who pleaded anonymity, cars parked at the compound and part of the building were affected by the fire. According to the source, the security men on duty repelled the gunmen, leading to the death of the two cops. An unconfirmed report say that the gunmen killed two other security men at Oguta-Mgbidi Junction, a road that leads to the governor’s country home. A government house source who pleaded anonymity told our correspondent that firefighters were ...
Bandits Kidnap 20 Women Attending Naming Ceremony In Katsina
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Bandits Kidnap 20 Women Attending Naming Ceremony In Katsina

No fewer than 20 women mostly married were kidnapped by armed bandits while attending a naming ceremony at Gidan Bido village of Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State on Friday afternoon, Katsina Post learnt. According to our remote reporter in the area, the incident occurred on Friday, 23rd of April, 2021 around 1pm. In a similar case, another group of bandits attacked and also kidnapped five (5) men at Unguwar Bawa village of Dandume LGA Katsina State in the early morning hours of Saturday, 24th of April, 2021 around 2:00am. The member representing Dandume LGA in the Katsina State House of Assembly came from Unguwar Bawa village. Police authorities in the state are yet to comment on the issue as at the time of filing this report.
Primary School Teacher Arrested In Oyo For Sodomizing His Male Pupils
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Primary School Teacher Arrested In Oyo For Sodomizing His Male Pupils

A 30-year-old primary school teacher, Ebenezer Olawuyi, has been arrested by the police in Oyo state for sleeping with two of his male pupils. The suspect, who allegedly said he lured the pupils to his house to mark examination scripts for him and sodomised them, disclosed he didn’t know what led him to sleeping with small boys instead of women. “I am doomed. I just slept with two boys. I had girlfriends while in school. I am not married yet. Both of the boys were my pupils. I invited the first one to help me mark my scripts at home with the consent of his parents while I slept with the second one in the classroom before school hours,” he said. When asked how he convinced them not to tell their parents, Olawuyi said; “I told them that I want to have s*x with them and they didn...
Four Arrested In Ondo For Stripping Female Police Inspector Naked
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Four Arrested In Ondo For Stripping Female Police Inspector Naked

A female police inspector, Bosede Ajayi has been reportedly stripped naked by four suspected hoodlums in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Vanguard gathered that the victim was part of the Police team from the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department sent to invite a suspect in respect of a case of malicious damage and threat to life. She and other members of the police team were attacked by the hoodlums. It was gathered that the policewoman was badly humiliated, manhandled, and stripped naked on the order of one Oladele Samuel, the gang leader. Confirming the attack on its officers, the state commissioner of Police Bolaji Salami said ” On April 20, 2021, at about 1000hrs, a team of policemen from State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department was sent t...
Boko Haram Attack Geidam, Yobe State; Hometown Of Acting IGP
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Boko Haram Attack Geidam, Yobe State; Hometown Of Acting IGP

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists are currently attacking Geidam, the headquarters of Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State and hometown of the acting Inspector-General of the Police, Baba Alkali. Premium Times’s correspondent could hear sounds of heavy gunfire as he spoke on the phone with a source in the town on the development. “I cannot talk now, I am sure you are hearing the sound of gunshots. Let’s talk when the situation is calm,” the frightened resident of the town said. The last time the insurgents attacked Geidam was on February 9, barely 24 hours after the new chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, visited troops after his appointment. Premium Times reported that three Customs officers were abducted by the insurgents during that attack. A source revealed th...
Nigerian Man, Omotola Hassan Caught With Cocaine In India
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Nigerian Man, Omotola Hassan Caught With Cocaine In India

A Nigerian national has been arrested by the Pune police on Wednesday, in possession of cocaine worth ₹4 lakh, in Kondhwa. The man, identified as Shamsuddin Omotola Hasan (48), is a resident of Sankla Exclusive Vista Society in Pisoli. The man is a native of Lagos in Nigeria, according to police. The man intended to sell the drugs, a statement by the police claimed. The drugs in his possession were found to be worth ₹4,16,000. Along with the drugs, the police found five mobile phones worth ₹15,000; one Yamaha motorcycle worth ₹50,000; cash of ₹20,000; and a weighing scale worth ₹1,000. The total seizure was estimated to be worth ₹5,02,000. The 48-year-old was found at the gate of Brookefield Society when the crime branch officials were patrolling the Kondhwa area at 2:50 am on...
Wanted Abia Major Drug Supplier Arrested With 100kg Cocaine, Cannabis
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Wanted Abia Major Drug Supplier Arrested With 100kg Cocaine, Cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested Chibuike Apolos, a major supplier of illicit drugs in Abia State, on Wednesday during an early morning raid of his hideout at Mbausi in Isialangwa North area of the state. Spokesman of the agency, Femi Babafemi, said on Wednesday in Abuja that Apolos has been on the wanted list of the Abia State Command of the NDLEA since February following the arrest of one Chima Ukeleonu, the suspect behind the video that went viral in January 2021, showing a young man hawking illicit drugs on the street. According to him, it was due to the development that the 38-year-old Apolos was put on wanted list. “Following his arrest in the early hours of Wednesday, the Abia State government has already marked his house that serves as his ...
Lady Poisons Herself & Her Ex-Boyfriend To Death A Week To His Wedding In Imo
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Lady Poisons Herself & Her Ex-Boyfriend To Death A Week To His Wedding In Imo

A 34-year-old groom has been poisoned to death just a week before his wedding ceremony in Owerri, Imo State. The groom, identified as Akuma Felix Emeka, was allegedly poisoned by his ex-girlfriend, who also poisoned herself to death. It’s unclear what transpired between the former lovers, but sources revealed that on Saturday, April 3, 2021, the ex had invited Felix for a drink, unknown to him, however, is that she had poisoned the drink. They were later found dead in his car with what is left of the drink. Felix, a graduate of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, was scheduled to get married on Sunday, April 11. Below are photos of the deceased Chinaza Oraekwe also wrote on Facebook; "My mentor is going home to rest still in shock chaiiii obi agbawala moooo RIP my gr...
Police Investigate Attack On Traffic Officer Whose Head Was Broken With Bottle
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Police Investigate Attack On Traffic Officer Whose Head Was Broken With Bottle

POLICE INSTITUTE INVESTIGATION INTO ATTACK ON TRAFFIC OFFICER, VOW TO APPREHEND FLEEING MOTORIST, PERPETRATORS The Lagos State Police Command has commenced investigation into the attack on the Traffic Officer, ASP Daudu Ajayi, m, attached to Abattoir Division of the Command as captured in the video that went viral today Wednesday 21st April, 2021. The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, was taken aback by the act of the driver and some individuals in the viral video and ordered that the case be thoroughly investigated while the driver and his accomplices involved in the dastardly act be caused to face the full wrath of the law. The fact of the case is that on Wednesday 21st April, 2021, at about 12.30pm, there was a case of hit and run serious accident inv...
Bandits Attack Military Camp In Zazzaga, Niger State; Set Vehicles On Fire
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Bandits Attack Military Camp In Zazzaga, Niger State; Set Vehicles On Fire

Armed bandits have stormed a military camp in Zazzaga community, Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, burning down some vehicles. Daily Trust gathered that the bandits engaged soldiers on ground in a gun battle that lasted two hours. A source said the bandits recorded heavy casualties but Daily Trust cannot independently verify this claim.
Gunmen Kidnap Students Of Greenfield University In Kaduna
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Gunmen Kidnap Students Of Greenfield University In Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted some students during an attack on a private university in Kaduna state on Tuesday night. The academic institution, Greenfield University, is located along the Kaduna–Abuja Highway in Chikun Local Government Area, and also the first private university in the state established three years ago. The latest incident is the first major attack that bandits will launch on communities around the Kaduna-Abuja Highway since 300 female soldiers were deployed to the general area in January this year. The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the incident to Channels Television but did not specify the number of students abducted. However, eyewitnesses, said the gunmen stormed the universi...
NDLEA Nabs Undergraduate “Selling Drugged Cookies” To School Children
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NDLEA Nabs Undergraduate “Selling Drugged Cookies” To School Children

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 300-level university student, Rhoda Agboje, and her boyfriend, Ifeanyi Nwankwo, both of who specialise in producing and selling drug cookies to school children and other unsuspecting members of the public in Abuja. Spokesman of the agency, Femi Babafemi, said on Tuesday in Abuja that narcotics agents with the FCT Command of the NDLEA have also launched a manhunt for another member of the syndicate involved in producing the cookies with ‘Arizona’, a highly psychoactive variant of cannabis; alcohol and rohypnol among other ingredients.   According to him, their lid was blown following the arrest of Rhoda Agboje with four pieces of the drug cookies on Sunday, 18 April, 2021. “She was arrest...
7-year-old girl killed, father shot while sitting at McDonald’s drive-thru on West Side
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7-year-old girl killed, father shot while sitting at McDonald’s drive-thru on West Side

Authorities tell WGN that a father and his 7-year-old girl were shot Sunday in the city’s Homan Square neighborhood while sitting at a McDonald’s drive-thru. The girl did not survive. The incident is believed to be targeted gang-related shooting. According to police, the incident happened around 4:20 p.m. in the 3200 block of W. Roosevelt in Chicago’s Homan Square. Chicago police put the wounded girl in a squad car and administered CPR while she was transported to Stroger, where she was pronounced dead. The father of the 7-year-old was transported by Chicago Fire paramedics to John H. Stroger Hospital. WGN is learning more about the little girl, identified by family members as 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams. Family members say Jaslyn went to Cameron Elementary School and loved to ...
Gunmen Burnt Down Uzuakoli Police Station In Abia
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Gunmen Burnt Down Uzuakoli Police Station In Abia

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Monday set Uzuakoli police station in Bende local government area of Abia State on fire. This is coming weeks after a similar incident took place in World Bank housing estate Aba when a police station was razed and property worth millions of Naira destroyed. Recall that the state government last week alerted the public of a planned attack in parts of the state, urging vigilance. All efforts by ABN TV to reach PPRO in the state, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna for a comment proved abortive as at the moment of this report.

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