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Hazard named toughest, best player
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Hazard named toughest, best player

Former Chelsea winger, Eden Hazard has been named the best and toughest opponent by Liverpool right-back, Trent Alexander-Arnold. Belgium International, Hazard won two Premier League titles, two Europa Leagues, one FA Cup and one Carabao Cup during his 7 seasons at Stamford Bridge. He scored 110 goals and registered 81 assists across all competitions for the Blues. However, life hasn’t been the same since he left west London for Real Madrid in 2019. While at Chelsea, the Belgium captain was extremely difficult to mark with his speed and skill and Alexander-Arnold, who has faced a host of elite players in England’s top flight, named Hazard as the toughest. “Eden Hazard, yeah,” Alexander-Arnold told Amazon Prime. “The best by probably a little bit of a distance. “Maybe...
Ballon d’Or 2021: Jorginho snubs Messi, Lewandowski, picks player he prefers to win
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Ballon d’Or 2021: Jorginho snubs Messi, Lewandowski, picks player he prefers to win

Chelsea midfielder, Jorginho, has said he would pick Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne to win the Ballon d’Or award this year, if he couldn’t vote for himself. Jorginho is on the 30-man shortlist after winning the Champions League with the Blues and European Championships with Italy. He is one of the top favourites alongside Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain) and Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich). “I believe I’d vote for Kevin de Bruyne for everything he’s been doing and for the beautiful football he’s been showing in recent years. “For those who like football, it’s great to see him play because he understands football, he is a player with above-average intelligence,” Jorginho told ESPN Brasil. The winner of this year’s prize will be announced November 29....
UCL: Arsene Wenger names best striker in the world
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UCL: Arsene Wenger names best striker in the world

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has identified Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah as the finest attacking player on the planet presently. The Egyptian forward has netted 12 goals in his opening 11 appearances in all competitions this season for Liverpool. The 29-year-old is among the 30 nominees for this year’s Ballon d’Or award. Salah netted twice against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League encounter at the Wanda Metropolitano last night. “He’s top, top class and he’s certainly the best striker at the moment in the world because he scores goals that nobody else can score,” Wenger told beIN Sport. “You have to play street football to dribble past people like that in a short space. “He’s full of confidence and he’s creative. “Overall, I believe as well that he i...
EFCC arrests 11 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Edo
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EFCC arrests 11 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Edo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters in Benin, Edo State. The commission said the suspects were arrested in separate locations in the city based on actionable intelligence on their alleged involvement in cybercrime. They were identified as Osahon Bright, Aigbe Joseph, Stephen Isibor, Trust Odagwe, Francis Ezomo, David Courage, Ehis Okenedo, Omoragbo Paul, Obehi Owman and Godwill Jacob. Mobile phones and eight exotic cars – a Mercedes Benz GLK 350, Mercedes Benz C300, Mercedes-Benz C250, Mercedes-Benz C300, Mercedes Benz GLE63, Range Rover, Toyota Camry and Toyota Venza were recovered. The agency added that the suspects have made useful statements and will be arraigned in court as soon as the investigations are complet...
Court convicts young man of Cybercrime
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Court convicts young man of Cybercrime

Justice Hannatu A.L Balogun of the Kaduna State High Court, Kaduna on Monday, September 6, 2021, convicted and sentenced one Innocent Arzuka to four months imprisonment on a four-count charge that bordered on cheating by impersonation. The convict was arrested in a sting operation following intelligence on his alleged involvement in cybercrime. Investigation revealed that he fraudulently hacked into the Facebook accounts of unsuspecting persons, and used the accounts, after editing them to suit his requirements, to prospect for would-be victims of his fraud schemes. One of the charges brought against him reads: “that you Innocent Arzuka (M) between January to August 2021 at Kaduna within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, attempted to commit an offence and in such attemp...
Signing Cristiano Ronaldo was a Mistake – Ex-Juventus President, Gigli
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Signing Cristiano Ronaldo was a Mistake – Ex-Juventus President, Gigli

Former Juventus president, Giovanni Cobolli Gigli, has said the club made a mistake by signing Cristiano Ronaldo. Gigli also claimed Ronaldo is hindering the club’s efforts to win back the Serie A title and wants him sold before the summer transfer window closes. Ronaldo joined Juve from Real Madrid in a €100million transfer before the 2018/2019 campaign. The 36-year-old is now into the final year of his contract. But Gigli, who was Juve’s president between 2006 and 2009, told SerieANews: “I’ve always been honest: signing Ronaldo was a mistake. It’s impossible to recoup the investment and it will remain that way. “He’s a great player, but I have to be honest – the sooner he leaves, the better for him and for Juventus. “I hope that [Juve head coach] Massimi...
El-Zakzaky: Military task force bans planned protest by Shiites in Jos
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El-Zakzaky: Military task force bans planned protest by Shiites in Jos

The military task force responsible for the maintenance of peace in Plateau State, code-named Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has banned a planned protest by members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shiites in Jos, the Plateau State capital. The OPSH said an intelligence report available to them indicates a planned protest by members of the aforementioned group. The military task force equally said the protest which is planned to hold nationwide including Plateau State is scheduled for Friday 20th August, 2021. It was also gathered that the protest, according to report, is due to the health challenges of its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The Military Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, said, while acknowledging the rights of ...
FIRS to introduce road tax
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FIRS to introduce road tax

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said that it has sent a proposal to the federal government for a law on road tax. Executive Chairman of the agency, Mohammed Nami disclosed this during an interactive session organised by the house of representatives committee on finance on the 2022-2024 medium term expenditure framework/fiscal strategy paper (MTEF/FSP) for ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in Abuja on Wednesday August 18. When a member of the committee, Afolabi Olalekan asked Nami to explain what FIRS has put in place to tackle tax evasion by people in the informal sector, he responded by saying that one of the measures include the introduction of road tax. He said;   “What we have done on the informal sector at a time was try to propose what we...
My government’s response to Insecurity has been strong and robust – Buhari
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My government’s response to Insecurity has been strong and robust – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his government's response to insecurity witnessed in the country has been “strong, determined and robust”. The President who was represented by Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi at the graduation of Course 29 participants of the National Defence College in Abuja on Friday August 13, commended the personnel of the Nigeria police, intelligence and security agencies as well as local vigilante and community groups for their efforts, adding that his government is making continuous efforts at consolidating the progress made in improving the enabling security environment for peace and development. Buhari said;   “Although the nation is still grappling with the challenges of terrorism, banditry, kidnapp...
Zamfara: NAF jets destroy bandits’ camps, kill 78 in 3-day strikes
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Zamfara: NAF jets destroy bandits’ camps, kill 78 in 3-day strikes

A number of bandits’ camps in Zamfara State were destroyed in multiple airstrikes by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). Locations shelled included the South of Dansadau town and North of Kuyanbana Forest Reserves of the state. The 3-day bombardments, from 2nd to 5th August, killed about 80 of the criminals. The NAF deployed Alpha Jet MI 171 and Agusta 109 chopper for the operation. Director of Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabwet in a statement said the assault by the Air and Ground Component of Operation Hadarin Daji was successful. The spokesman noted that the NAF swung into action following intelligence confirming the mass movement of bandits on motorcycles. Ground troops formed blocking forces around the targeted areas of the forest However, the NAF 404 Force Protec...
Suspected Bandits who abducted 156 pupils in Niger state allegedly detain ransom courier, demand six motorbikes and N4.6m balance
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Suspected Bandits who abducted 156 pupils in Niger state allegedly detain ransom courier, demand six motorbikes and N4.6m balance

The suspected bandits who abducted 156 pupils of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina, in Rafi local government area of Niger State in May this year (read here), have abducted the courier sent to deliver the N30 million ransom they demanded for the release of the pupils, insisting that the ransom was short of N4.6 million. Punch reports that parents of the abducted students had raised N30 million and handed it over to one Kassimu Tegina to deliver to the bandits in exchange for their children. The bandits however held on to Tegina claiming that the money sent was short of the amount demanded. While recounting their experience, one of the affected parents said “They said as a punishment we must buy six motorcycles and complete the money. We struggled to raise the N30m and we h...
Over 2,300 people kidnapped in Nigeria and N10b demanded in last 6 months – New report
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Over 2,300 people kidnapped in Nigeria and N10b demanded in last 6 months – New report

Anew report claims a total of 2,371 people were kidnapped in Nigeria between January and June 2021. The Monday July 12 report by geopolitical intelligence platform, SBM Intelligence says not only was this large number of people kidnapped within such a short frame but N10b was demanded as ransom, although the amount paid is unclear.   The report said these abductions were conducted in a total of 281 separate incidents across the entire country.   "237 people lost their lives in these kidnap attempts," the report read.   February was the worst month as 605 people were kidnapped, followed by 534 in March, and 355 in May. The highest number of victims were kidnapped in Niger State with a total of 643, followed by Zamfara with 519, and Kaduna with 360. ...
Lagos Police Parade 49 Suspected Participants In Yoruba Nation Rally
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Lagos Police Parade 49 Suspected Participants In Yoruba Nation Rally

SaharaReporters reports that the Lagos State Police Command has paraded 49 people arrested during the Yoruba Nation Rally which held at the Gani Fawehimi Freedom Park, Ojota on Saturday. The state's Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said the suspects were arrested for violating the ban that no rally or gathering should hold in the state. He said, “The press briefing is on what happened yesterday during the Oodua Republic Mega Rally. The Lagos State Government and the police command kicked against any rally of any kind in the state due to the unfavourable intelligence gathered about the rally. “We advised the demonstrators to steer clear of Lagos State due to the fact that it could not afford another loss that was incurred during the #EndSARS. “Yesterday, some ...
May 9 resumption: UNILAG bans heavily-tinted vehicles, lists rules
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May 9 resumption: UNILAG bans heavily-tinted vehicles, lists rules

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has banned heavily-tinted vehicles ahead of the restart of physical classes. The institution said the resolution was reached after a review of the security challenges in Nigeria, including attacks on schools. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Academics, Prof. Oluwole Familoni, announced the decision on Friday. Familoni addressed the media on UNILAG’s May 9 resumption for the second semester of the 2019/2020 academic session. The VC assured that UNILAG was taking necessary steps to protect students and members of staff. “We are in collaboration with security agencies for increased presence on campus. We also have our own intelligence that is unknown to anyone,” he said. Familoni disclosed that more vehicles would be provided for secur...
Suspected Nigerian drug kingpin “Tiger Mustafa” arrested in India after two days on the run
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Suspected Nigerian drug kingpin “Tiger Mustafa” arrested in India after two days on the run

The India's Narcotic Control Bureau has arrested a suspected Nigerian drug lord, Tiger Mustafa at Anjuna in North Goa. The accused was arrested on Sunday night, May 2, by a joint team of NCB and Anjuna police. He had managed to flee during a narcotics raid conducted on April 30. A senior NCB official said that the accused was on the run since a café at Arambol beach in North Goa was raided and various drugs seized. "Tiger Mustafa was arrested from Anjuna on Sunday by a joint team of local police and NCB,” a senior NCB official said. The NCB also arrested one Cajitan Fernandes who was providing shelter to Mustafa when he was on the run since the raid was conducted. On Friday, April 30, on the basis of intelligence developed by NCB Mumbai, the teams of NCB Mumbai and Goa h...
Wanted Drug Baron Nabbed in Nasarawa as NDLEA Intercepts 1,330kg skunk in Edo
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Wanted Drug Baron Nabbed in Nasarawa as NDLEA Intercepts 1,330kg skunk in Edo

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, have intercepted the most wanted drug baron in Nasarawa state, Sami Ashoko. A statement released by the spokesperson of NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, states that Ashoko, 39, who hails from Ibilo in Akoko Edo area of Edo state, was arrested in Shinge, Lafia based on actionable intelligence. A team of operatives had stormed his warehouse in Lafia and recovered 100 bags of cannabis weighing about 1.1 tons or 1095.3 kg. Babafemi said according to the Commander, Nasarawa State Command of the NDLEA, Justice Arinze, Ashoko is the most wanted drug baron who has been on the watch list in Nasarawa state. Arinze said this seizure has beaten the previous record of 45 bags weighing about half ton recovered in January 2021 as the hi...
Police Arrest Suspected Killer of Anti-cult Leader in Delta State
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Police Arrest Suspected Killer of Anti-cult Leader in Delta State

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested one of the suspected killers of Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps leader in Ndokwa West Local Government of the state, Austine Chinua-Amu. LIB reported that the 38-year-old father of three was shot on Saturday December 3, while returning from a meeting in Kwale. Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Edafe Bright, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said the suspect Odili Opochi, was arrested by detectives from Kwale division on Sunday, March 28. "The command has been on the constant trail of those suspected to have murdered one Austin Emu in Kwale on 5/12/2020, and ever since the incidence, constant investigation has been ongoing, series of intelligence gathering with a view to arrest those responsible for the ...
N200k Bounty Placed on Inmate Who Escaped after Gunmen Attacked Prison Vehicle and Killed Two Officers in Anambra
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N200k Bounty Placed on Inmate Who Escaped after Gunmen Attacked Prison Vehicle and Killed Two Officers in Anambra

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has placed a N200,000 bounty on Chidi Nwankwo, an inmate who was set free by members of his gang, in Anambra state last week. Gunmen suspected to be yet to be identified attacked the court duty Vehicle of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Anambra State at Nanka while conveying inmates back from court to the Aguata custodial centre. The attackers killed the Corrections officer and whisked away the inmates being taken back to the Custodial Centre. In a statement released on Monday, March 22, Francis Ekezie, the spokesperson of the NCoS command in Anambra, said the 46-year-old inmate was forcefully released after his gang members killed the prison officials. Ekezie said Nwankwo is standing trial at the magistrate's court 2 Nanka after his...
Here’s why Kamene Goro’s ideal man would not want her
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Here’s why Kamene Goro’s ideal man would not want her

ty even though everything south of her neck is fat. But that isn’t even the reason why top tier men would avoid her. Afterall, given African culture’s celebration of fat women, alot of men would still line up to get her. The two main issues that make her ideal man too far out of her reach include: chimerism failed marriage #1. Chimerism Does anyone remember when Kamene Goro, while still at NRG radio revealed she had slept with more men than the years of life that Biggie lived? Yep, she revealed she has had twice as many lovers as Jesus Christ had disciples, Israel has tribes but luckily, nearly half as many men as Kenya has tribes. That number by the way is twenty-seven. So, in human beings, chimerism usually occurs when a woman is pregnant and her body absorbs some of th...
Why I Recommended Bawa For EFCC Job – Malami
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Why I Recommended Bawa For EFCC Job – Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, says he recommended Abdulrasheed Bawa for the chairmanship of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission because of his high level of dedication and capacity. Malami, in an exclusive interview, said contrary to reports that he singlehandedly picked Bawa to be the chairman of the EFFC, four names were submitted to the president for consideration and Bawa was subsequently picked.Malami also denied being related to the EFCC boss.“I am happy that most of the comments made are not on his capacity, intelligence, competence and associated ability to deliver. His capacity to deliver was never questioned across the nation.“The question is whether justice has been served, whether public interest has been serve...
Two Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested in Ogun
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Two Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested in Ogun

Men of Ogun state police command in the early hours of Saturday, February 27, arrested two armed robbery suspects while operating at Shagamu interchange area of Lagos/Ibadan expressway. The two suspects, Solomon Aghofure a 30 years old indigene of Delta state, and Emmanuel Mathew a 37 years old indigene of Abia State were arrested when the police patrol team of Shagamu division were on routine patrol of the expressway at about 1:30 am. The suspects and their gang who have already positioned themselves at the interchange in readiness for attack on the commuter plying the road opened fire on the passing patrol team led by the DPO, CSP Okiki Agunbiade. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, reads in part   ''The team engaged ...
Game Changer – Fabregas Hails Saka After Europa League Win
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Game Changer – Fabregas Hails Saka After Europa League Win

  Former Arsenal midfielder, Cesc Fabregas, singled out Bukayo Saka for praise after the Gunners defeated Benfica 3-2 in the Europa League last-32 second leg fixture on Thursday at Karaiskakis Stadium in Greece. Fabregas, who spent almost a decade at Arsenal, was impressed by Saka’s display against Benfica. The former Chelsea star described the England youngster as a “game-changer” after the match. A brace from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and a strike from Kieran Tierney ensured Arsenal qualified for the last-16 ahead of Benfica on 4-3 aggregate. Both teams had played a 1-1 draw in the first leg last week. Reacting, Fabregas wrote on Twitter: “Saka is such a good player. “Such a maturity and intelligence for his age. Game changer.” Meanwhile, Aubameyang belie...
9 Men Arrested for Fraud in Minna
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9 Men Arrested for Fraud in Minna

Nine suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The suspects were apprehended today, February 22, in an early morning operation in Minna. Niger State The agency said their arrest by operatives from the Advance Fee Fraud Section, EFCC headquarters, was followed after a credible intelligence on their alleged fraudulent activities. Laptops, phones, and cars were recovered from the suspects during their arrest. According to EFCC, the suspects will all be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.
Two FRSC Officials Arraigned over Extortion of Motorists
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Two FRSC Officials Arraigned over Extortion of Motorists

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), over alleged extortion of motorists and gratification. In a 2-count charge brought before Honourable Justice H. Aprioku of the Rivers State High Court 11 sitting in Port Harcourt, ICPC told the court how the duo, John Asegu and Otom Asueni, forcefully collected various sums of money totaling N3,500 from motorists as a “fee“ to allow the motorists pass their checkpoint along Port Harcourt-Ahoada expressway, even without being charged for any traffic offence. The Commission also accused the defendants of using their position as public officers to confer undue advantage upon themselves by soliciting for, and accepting gratification. The ...
Aston Villa vs Arsenal: How Odegaard Snubbed Arsene Wenger
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Aston Villa vs Arsenal: How Odegaard Snubbed Arsene Wenger

A former head of youth scouting at Arsenal, Steve Morrow, has claimed Martin Odegaard snubbed a move to the club when Arsene Wenger was still manager. Odegaard, who was a teenager at the time, chose to sign for Real Madrid instead. The Norwegian was one of the most in-demand youngsters in Europe, when he made his debut for Stromsgodset at 15. Now Morrow has claimed Arsenal made their move to sign Odegaard six years ago. “I first scouted him when he was 14 and was just amazed by his talent, his technical level and his intelligence for such a young player,” Morrow told The Times. “I put a lot of work in, scouted Martin for 18 months and got very close to him and his family. “We had permission from Stromsgodset to invite the player over and it was down to us and Real Mad...
Insecurity: Fayemi Urges FG To Sharpen Intelligence Collection, Address Poverty
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Insecurity: Fayemi Urges FG To Sharpen Intelligence Collection, Address Poverty

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi has called on the Federal Government to sharpen its intelligence collection and tackle the root causes of insecurity in the country including poverty, unemployment, under-employment and lack of adequate education. Governor Fayemi who noted that everyone in the country is feeling the pang of insecurity in one form of the other, said government needed to get to the roots of the menace of insecurity nationally in a bid to effectively address it. Dr Fayemi stated this in Ado-Ekiti on Monday when he received members of the Board of Trustees of the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation, led by its Chairman and former Governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, in his office. The Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum said while intell...
Man beats his girlfriend to death in Ogun
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Man beats his girlfriend to death in Ogun

Thirty-one-year-old, Rexlawson Jonson, pictured above, who is an indigene of Ebonyi State, was arrested by men of the Ogun State police command on October 30 over the alleged gruesome murder of his 26-year-old girlfriend, Patricia John. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, states that the arrest of the suspect followed a report by one Adebayo Aladesuyi who is a manager of “MOLAYO HOTEL” Ibafo who reported that while they were carrying out a routine check of the hotel room, they discovered the dead body of the occupant of one of the rooms with bruises on her neck suggesting that the deceased might have been strangulated.   ''On the strength of the report, the DPO Ibafo division Csp Jide Joshua led his detectives to the scene...
I was planning to share the looted COVID-19 palliatives on my birthday – Lawmaker, SOB Agunbiade
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I was planning to share the looted COVID-19 palliatives on my birthday – Lawmaker, SOB Agunbiade

The majority leader in the Lagos State House of Assembly Majority Leader, Sanai (SOB) Agunbiade has said that he was planning to distribute the palliatives looted from his home in Ikorodu on Friday, October 23.   A mob stormed his apartment and looted food items and other properties they could lay their hands on.   In a statement released on social media, Agunbiade who represents Ikorodu Constituency 1, said he got intelligence of the planned attack, but thought it was a rumour. He said he received the palliatives as well as many other items from well-meaning Nigerians and had planned to distribute them to members of his constituency today October 25.   His statement reads The violent attack on my house: Thank you Ikorodu. To God be the glory that the v...
EFCC Arrests 16 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Ogun, Lagos
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EFCC Arrests 16 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Ogun, Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, have arrested suspected internet fraudsters  in Ota, Ogun State, and Victoria Island, Lagos. The suspected internet fraudsters arrested during the raid in Ota, Ogun State are Adeshina Michael; Ayeni Emiloju; Odenigbo Anthony, Afolabi Gbenga, and Oyibogbola avid Seun. Those arrested in Victoria Island, Lagos are Onothebor Edmond; Suuru Blessing; Ifedapo Opeyemi; Samson Samuel, Oguntade Idowu, and Emmanuel Akinyemi. Others are: Seyi Kazeem; Sulaiman Toheed; Oduwale Oluwasesan, Adewoye Oluwasesan, and Alex Abiodun. Their arrest followed intelligence received about their alleged involvement in internet fraud. Items recovered from the suspects include different brands of cars allegedly acquired from the pro...
Bobrisky Heads Out in Convoy to Surprise Father on his Birthday
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Bobrisky Heads Out in Convoy to Surprise Father on his Birthday

Controversial Nigerian cross dresser, Okuneye Idris better known as Bobrisky was seen earlier today in a convoy on their way to celebrate his father on his birthday. In a recent video he uploaded on his official Instagram page on Monday, June 15, the cross dresser wrote that he was out to give his father a surprise. Excited about his father’s birthday, Bobrisky wrote; “Going to surprise my dad. Thanks to @royalhugssurprises for turning up for me. Happy birthday daddy. ???? ?“ While wishing him a happy belated birthday, lots of fans wished they could see the father’s photograph, which Bobrisky has never posted before. SEE THE VIDEO HERE If you recall in 2019, the controversial dresser’s birthday that was supposed to take place on August 31st was botched by the Police after...
Cannabis Hidden in Sacks of Garri Intercepted by NDLEA
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Cannabis Hidden in Sacks of Garri Intercepted by NDLEA

Eighty-three (83) kilograms of cannabis sativa concealed inside sacks of garri has been intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Edo State. NDLEA Edo State Commander, Mr. Buba Wakawa who announced the latest operational breakthrough said the drug seizure took place at Aviele trailer park, Etsako West Local Government Area of the State.   Wakawa said;   “Officers attached to the Auchi Area command acting on intelligence report raided the popular trailer park at Aviele where the dried weeds of cannabis hidden inside eight (8) sacks of garri were intercepted while preparing to smuggle the drugs out of the State. This is a very successful operation and I commend the officers for their commitment and ingenuity”. The NDL...
Police Still in Search of Boy who Killed Parents three Months after
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Police Still in Search of Boy who Killed Parents three Months after

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bala Elkana, has said that the police are still searching for Michael Okhide, the boy who stabbed his father and mother to death in Ejigbo area of Lagos State. The suspect had been declared wanted by the police since the incident occurred. Elkana told newsmen that all hands were still on deck to ensure the boy is arrested as the intelligence teams are still working to trace him and apprehend him. The 23-year old boy, Michael Okhide, had attacked his parents, by stabbing his father, Barrister Clement Okhide and his mother, Mrs. Toyin Okhide, who thereafter bled to death about three months ago in their home at Alhaji Akeem Gbadamosi Street, Ejigbo, where they resided. The deceased father, Okhide, was at the time the new...
Four Suspected Cultists with Guns Arrested in Enugu
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Four Suspected Cultists with Guns Arrested in Enugu

Four suspected cultists with guns were apprehended on Sunday, May 10, by Ngwuru Neighbourhood Watch in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. The chairman of the neighbourhood watch, Mr Ferdinand Onah said that the boys who are in their early 20s were apprehended at Ogbaegu, in Ngwuru following intelligence reports from the residents. He said that they were 15 in number, adding that his men are still ransacking the area to arrest the rest of the gang. Onah said: "We have been monitoring them over time because of their activities in our area. They are always in twos in their motorcycles and they always carry their bags where they hide guns and other items for operations. "When we got intelligence reports about their activity in the neighbourhood, I positioned my men in...
Kim Jong-Un Reportedly Makes First Public Appearance in 20 Days Amid Death Rumors
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Kim Jong-Un Reportedly Makes First Public Appearance in 20 Days Amid Death Rumors

According to reports emanating from South Korea, North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance in 20 days amid rumours that he could be dead. The 36 year old North Korean dictator, reportedly attended a project completion ceremony at a fertiliser factory in Sunchon, a city in South Pyongan Province, North Korea according to Yonhap, a South Korean paper.. The reports of Kim attending the ceremony originated from North Korean state media and haven't been verified by Western intelligence agencies or media agencies as North Korea only propagates information that favors the State. According to Yonhap, Kim Jong-Un's sister - Kim Yo Jong, also attended but no pictures of the visit have been released. Even though such ceremonies in the past involved photog...
Taiwan’s intelligence chief says North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is ‘sick’
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Taiwan’s intelligence chief says North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is ‘sick’

Taiwan’s intelligence chief said Thursday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is “sick” — and his country has emergency plans for a potential power struggle if he dies, according to reports. Chiu Kuo-cheng, the director of the National Security Bureau (NSB), gave a vague health description when pressed at a government hearing about rumors of Kim’s possible death, according to Taiwan News. He merely laughed and refused to reply when asked if that meant the Hermit Kingdom’s leader was indeed alive, the report said. “My answer is from the intelligence that is available and it is not an opinion,” Chiu told lawmakers, according to the Taipei Times. He refused to elaborate, citing the need to protect the intelligence service’s sources in North Korea, the report said. He assured l...
Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku: I’m better for leaving Man Utd
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Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku: I’m better for leaving Man Utd

Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku insists he's a better player for leaving Manchester United. Speaking to former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry on an Instagram Live, Lukaku said he is working hard to make sure his game is about more than just goals. "When you mature, it's not only about yourself anymore," Lukaku said. "Scoring is my drug, that's what I live on. But the older you get, you have to use your intelligence, I am a student of the game. "I think if I want to help my team, I have to be capable to give assists. It cannot just be me [scoring], it has to be the guy next to you. Everyone has to feel important. "If I cannot shoot myself, I will always look for the last pass."
Drama As Donald Trump Fires Intelligence Watchdog Who Sparked Impeachment Process
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Drama As Donald Trump Fires Intelligence Watchdog Who Sparked Impeachment Process

Donald Trump has fired the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower complaint that led to his impeachment, prompting fierce criticism from Democrats. The US president chose a Friday night, with America consumed by the coronavirus pandemic, to tell the House of Representatives and Senate intelligence committees of his decision to dismiss Michael Atkinson. In a letter, Trump claimed it was “vital” that he had confidence in the appointees serving as inspectors general, and “that is no longer the case with regard to this inspector general”. The president would nominate an individual who has his full confidence at a later date, he added. There was swift condemnation from Democrats. Chuck Schumer, the minority leader in the Senate, said: “Pre...
42 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested in Ogun
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42 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested in Ogun

42 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ogun State. The suspects whose ages range between 18 and 33 years, were arrested in Ilaro area of Ogun State by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the anti-graft agency. They were nabbed following an intelligence the anti-graft agency received on their alleged illegal activities. Eight exotic cars, mobile phones and laptops were recovered from the arrested suspects. Here are photos below;
Fake CBN Governor Bags Three Years for N4.5m Fraud
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Fake CBN Governor Bags Three Years for N4.5m Fraud

Justice Agatha Anulika Okeke of a Federal High Court, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has convicted and sentenced Nwalozie Onyebuchi Julius, who used the identity of Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria to commit fraud, to three years imprisonment without an option of fine. The convict was arraigned by the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a one-count charge, bordering on impersonation and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N4.5million. Nwalozie’s journey to jail began on December 6th 2019 when he was arrested by the operatives of Uyo Zonal Office of the Commission, based on reliable intelligence on the activities of internet fraudsters, operating in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Upon arrest, the convict confessed...
Landlord Who Harboured Yahoo Yahoo Boys In His House Lands In Trouble With EFCC
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Landlord Who Harboured Yahoo Yahoo Boys In His House Lands In Trouble With EFCC

According to Sun News, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, has arrested a 33-year-old landlord in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital,  Mr. Stanley  Awam, suspected to be habouring internet fraudsters. The anti-graft agency said Stanley and 10 other suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ were picked up at different locations in Ibadan metropolis on Wednesday as a result of purported actionable intelligence on the alleged illegal activities of the suspects. The operation was said to have been a daunting task for men of the commission that carried out the arrest before they could locate Stanley’s six-flats property tucked inside an isolated environment in Ologuneru, Ibadan. Nine suspects, including Stanley, were arrested at the premises. Others were Henry Echefu,...
Trafficking of 3 Nigerian Girls for Prostitution in Ghana Was Stopped By Immigration
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Trafficking of 3 Nigerian Girls for Prostitution in Ghana Was Stopped By Immigration

Operation of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) have stopped the trafficking of three Nigerian girls to Ghana for prostitution and also arrested 6 suspected traffickers. The status of the victims have been confirmed by the Comptroller of NIS in charge of the Seme Control Post Olushola Ajisafe, as disclosed in a statement released by the agency's Public Relations Officer, Sunday James. The statement partly read; “The victims were deceitfully persuaded to embark on the trip for a job, but on being interrogated they were discovered to be victims of trafficking for the purpose of prostitution. “The human trafficking illicit business has been on the increase under the various guise, but they have always been discovered by the officials through timely intelligence and operatio...
Thugs Invade INEC Collation Centre In Imo
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Thugs Invade INEC Collation Centre In Imo

According to The PUCNH, there was panic at the Independent National Electoral Commission's collation centre for the supplementary election in Orlu/Orsu/Oru West Federal Constituency of Imo State as political thugs invaded the centre and tore the result sheets. The political thugs beat the intelligence of the security men at the entrance of the collation centre and made their way straight to the podium where the exercise was going on and disrupted the process. Apart from tearing the result sheets into shreds, the political thugs, who did not reveal the identity of the political party they were working for, alleged that the process had been compromised. While the agents of the various political party fled immediately, the Returning Officer ran immediately he realised that the th...
Boko Haram Faction, ISWAP allegedly Uses 8 year-old Boy to Execute Christian Hostage in Borno
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Boko Haram Faction, ISWAP allegedly Uses 8 year-old Boy to Execute Christian Hostage in Borno

A video which showed an 8-year-old boy who belongs to a Boko Haram faction called the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), executing a Christian hostage in Borno State has been released by ISIS’s Amaq news agency. The video was released just after the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Chairman in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev Lawan Andimi was executed by another faction of Boko Haram. In the horrific footage shared, the boy was heard saying "We won't stop until we take revenge for all the blood that was spilled". Commenting on the video, Rita Katz who is the Director of SITE Intelligence Group which is an organisation which tracks the activities of jihadist groups, said it is not just another piece to ISIS’ honed-in targeting of Christians of rece...
Genevieve, Wizkid Caught Flirting On Instagram
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Genevieve, Wizkid Caught Flirting On Instagram

Multi-award winning Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun also known as Wizkid has been caught flirting with legendary Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji on Instagram. It all started after the legendary screen diva shared on her handle the star emoji- recall that Wizkid is also known as Starboy. Reciprocating, the singer also dropped an emoji that depicts ‘sweet.’ This is coming days after they were spotted together at a show held in December 2019. It remains unknown if the duo are just playing on the intelligence of their fans or something is about to happen but be rest assured that we would keep you posted. See screenshot below:
Two Men Arrested With N45m Fake Notes in Abuja
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Two Men Arrested With N45m Fake Notes in Abuja

Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested Badamasi Sule and Muhammad Muhammad, suspected money-doublers, for being in possession of counterfeit Naira notes totaling about N45million. The EFCC in a statement released, said the duo were arrested in December 2019, following actionable intelligence report which exposed a syndicate of fraudsters who specialize in printing fake N1,000 notes. They were also found to be in possession of fake $100 bills. Investigations further revealed that two “Ghana-must-go bags” in their possession containing the N1,000 notes were shortly to be put into circulation. Their primary targets are bureaux de change operators, and unsuspecting members of the public. The syndicate is believed to...
EFCC Raids Popular Night Club in Ibadan, Arrests 89 Suspected Yahoo Boys
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EFCC Raids Popular Night Club in Ibadan, Arrests 89 Suspected Yahoo Boys

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular Club 360 located on the Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. A statement released by the antigraft agency says the club is notorious for harbouring "yahoo-yahoo boys." “In preparation for the late-night operation, officers of the commission had carried out series of discreet surveillance on the nature of activities going on in the nightclub which, according to intelligence, was notorious for harboring suspected internet fraudsters. The raid also led to the confiscation of scores of vehicles, laptops, sophisticated phones and other items. The suspects are undergoing further interrogation'' the statement r...
Street Project Foundation Calls On Creative Young Nigerians for Its Boot camp
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Street Project Foundation Calls On Creative Young Nigerians for Its Boot camp

Street Project Foundation is calling on young Nigerian creatives to audition for its Creative Youth Boot Camp (CYBC). The Creative youth boot camp is a six-week training program for Nigerian youths aged 16 – 25 years old gifted in music, dance, drama, visual arts, comedy, poetry, creative writing, spoken word, fashion and any other genre of the creative arts. This programme provides an opportunity for applicants to learn communication, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, team building, entrepreneurship and project management skills that will prepare you for the world of work. After the boot camp, successful participants will be matched with mentors and placed on internships with creative and corporate organizations in Abuja. The programme is a strictly non-residential boot cam...
Edo Police Arrests 5,070 Crime Suspects in 2019
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Edo Police Arrests 5,070 Crime Suspects in 2019

The Edo Police Command on Saturday said that it arrested no fewer than 5,070 suspects for various crimes in 2019. The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review. Jimeta giving a breakdown of the figure said that 99 suspects were arrested for alleged kidnapping. He added that 523 suspects were arrested for alleged armed robbery, and 4,353 suspects were arrested for alleged cultism. He said that 92 suspects were arrested for murder, while two suspects and one suspect were arrested for fraud and car theft respectively. The commissioner of police said that the arrests were from ...
Two Men Arrested With 40 bags of Hemp and 11 Packs of Next level
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Two Men Arrested With 40 bags of Hemp and 11 Packs of Next level

Two men allegedly transporting 40 bags of Indian hemp and 11 packs of skunk a.k.a Next Level, have been arrested by the Ogun State police command. The suspects arrested at Igboora Road with their Chevrolet bus marked KSF 390 XS, were identified as Sulaiman and Ganiyu. Sulaiman and Ganiyu who were paraded alongside 24 other suspects arrested for crimes ranging from armed robbery to kidnapping, burglary, vandalism and impersonation, were arrested on Thursday January 9. New Telegraph reported that Ogun State's Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson promised that the suspects will be prosecuted after investigation has been concluded. He said; “On the 9th of January, 2020, about 4a.m., based on technical intelligence gathering, some hoodlums who specialised in large quantity su...
Cobbler Arrested For Raping Female Corps Member and Attempting to Murder her
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Cobbler Arrested For Raping Female Corps Member and Attempting to Murder her

A cobbler identified as Olamide Babayemi has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for raping a corps member and attempting to murder her. The 25-year-old cobbler who raped the 22-year-old Mircobiology graduate at Greenland Estate in Mowe area of the state, reportedly recorded nude videos of her which he circulated among his friends. While the arrested suspect said he was jilted by the corps member he claimed was his girlfriend, the rape victim said she gave Babayemi N18,000 to buy her a phone which he never did. The state's Police Spokesman,  Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident said; “The suspect suddenly called her on the 2nd of January to come to Greenland Estate in Mowe and collect the phone. On getting there, the suspect forcefully removed all her clot...

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