Category: Crime

Gunmen Abduct Village Head In Katsina

Gunmen have abducted the village head of Banye in the Charanchi Local Government Area of Katsina State. A resident of the town, who confided in Daily Trust, confirmed...

Physical Assault: Police Arrest Four Officers In Kogi

Police have arrested and detained four of its personnel in Kogi over alleged extortion of N25,000 from a traveller and physical assault on another in a trending video....

US Charges 11 Nigerians With Online Fraud, Money Laundering

Eleven Nigerians were indicted by U.S. Justice Department Wednesday with conspiracy to commit money laundering, conspiracy to commit bank fraud, and aggravated identity...

Traditional Ruler, One Ther Arraigned For Forgery

A traditional ruler, Chief Jamiu Abass and one Olumide Kalejaiye have been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s court for offences bordering on forgery. Operatives of...

How My Neighbour Defrauded Me Of N1m — Witness

A 41-year-old businessman, Vincent Okam, on Thursday told a Grade I Area Court, Kubwa, Abuja, that his former neighbour, James Ibe, defrauded him of N1 million. The...

Gunmen Abduct Child, 3 Others In Ekiti

No fewer than four persons were on Wednesday kidnapped by gunmen during a midnight raid at Ilasa Ekiti, Ekiti East Local Government Area of the state. Eyewitnesses from...

Akunyili: Suspects Arrested As Police Hunt Arsonists In Anambra

Two suspects have been taken into custody in Anambra following the murder of Dr Chike Akunyili, spouse of former Minister of Information Prof Dora Akunyili The two...

Zamfara Speaker’s Father ‘Die’ In Bandits’ Den

Alhaji Muazu Abubakar, the father of Zamfara State Speaker, Nasiru Muazu Magarya, has reportedly died of heart attack inside bandits’ enclave. Older brother to the...

Just In: Many Feared Killed, Hundreds Flee To Sambisa As Boko Haram Invades Borno

Suspected armed members of Boko Haram terrorists have invaded the Council headquarters of Damboa in Borno state shooting sporadically as they engaged troops locations....

Permanent Secretary, Son In Niger Kidnapped

Gunmen kidnapped Dr Ibrahim Garba, a permanent secretary in the Niger State Ministry of Transport, and his son, on Friday. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr...