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Security Guard Nabbed with Stolen Motorcycle

Operatives of the Southwest Security Network codenamed Amotekun have arrested a security guard, simply identified as Adebowale for allegedly stealing a motorcycle in Osogbo, Osun State capital. The State Commander of Amotekun, Osun State, Rtd Brig-Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi gave the information while addressing journalists. Rtd Gen. Adewinmbi explained that the suspect was Continue Reading
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Gunmen Abduct Traditional Ruler

Gunmen have abducted the District Head of Chawai in Kauru Local Government of Kaduna State, Chief Joshua Ahmadu. Ahmadu’s abduction was confirmed on Wednesday by President of the Chawai Development Association, Mr Abel Adamu. Adamu, in a statement signed by Mr Raphael Joshua, Public Relations Officer of CDA, said that the traditional ruler was kidnapped […]Continue Reading
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Islamic Teacher Jailed for Defiling Minors

Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Lagos State, on Tuesday, sentenced an Islamic teacher, Adam Farouk, to life imprisonment for defiling eight pupils in his class. Farouk defiled the pupils, who were between the ages of 6 and 11, between November 2018 to February 2019 on Balogun Street, Parkview […]Continue Reading
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NSCDC Arrests Father for Defiling Daughter

By Rasheedah Makinde A man, Tunde Kareem who allegedly defiled his eleven-year-old daughter has been paraded by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC Oyo state command. He was paraded alongside another suspected paedophile, Amos Michael who also allegedly defiled a ten-year-old girl, at the NSCDC Headquarters at Agodi-gate Ibadan by the command Public […]Continue Reading
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Electrician Jail for Life over Rape of Minor

A 27-year-old electrician, Olamide Ayodele has been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for defiling the eight-year-old daughter of his benefactor. The judge held that the prosecution proved the charge of defilement against the convict. Justice Soladoye held that the court found Continue Reading
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Priest Burnt to Death by Bandits

Bandits have killed a priest of St. Peters and Paul Catholic Church in Kafin-Koro, Paikoro LGA of Niger State, Isaac Achi. Achi was burnt to death at his residence at about 3am on Sunday. The Niger State Police Command confirmed the attack. Police Spokesperson, Wasiu Abiodun said the bandits razed the building after failing to […]Continue Reading
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Ex-Varsity VC, Bursar on Trial for N1bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a former vice-chancellor, Professor Ibrahim Garba, and the bursar, Ibrahim Usman, of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, on eight counts bordering on theft and money laundering to the tune of N1 billion. The anti-graft commission disclosed this on its Twitter page Thursday. The duo […]Continue Reading
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Armed Men Open Fire on NDLEA Operatives

Armed men, Monday night, opened fire on operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Awolowo road, in their bid to prevent them from arresting the driver of a truck loaded with several bags of Cannabis. According to report, the armed men suspected to belong to a yet-to-be-identified security agency also smashed one […]Continue Reading
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Campaign Office under Attack

The immediate past Commissioner of Works and Transport in Osun, Engineer Remi Omowaye campaign office in llesa was reportedly attacked by Some Miscreants in the earlier hours of Sunday. Addressing journalists shortly after the on-the-spot inspection of the scene, the former Commissioner who described the attack as inhumane, said, it was unfortunate such an ugly […]Continue Reading
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NDLEA Intercepts Drug Consignments in Statue

Attempts by elements of Organised Criminal Groups to use various disingenuous modes of concealment to import consignments of illicit substances into Nigeria and export same to the United Kingdom, and United Arab Emirate through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja and Tincan seaport in Lagos have been thwarted by operatives of the National Drug […]Continue Reading
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Police Rescue Kidnapped Victims

Zamfara Police Command has rescued 15 people kidnapped by bandits along the Gusau-Tsafe Road in the state. Addressing journalists in Gusau on Thursday, the spokesperson for the command, SP Mohammed Shehu, said, on January 5, 2023, the command under the leadership of CP Kolo Yusuf rescued 15 kidnap victims that comprised seven women, six men […]Continue Reading
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Six in Police Net for Kidnapping, Murder

Six persons including a couple, Taiwo Olutufese Ajalorun and Salawa Oyenusi Ajalorun have been arrested by Operatives of Ogun State Police Command for the alleged kidnapping, killing and dismembering of a 26-year-old mother of two, Oyindamola Adeyemi. The suspects, Lukman Oladele, Kayode Ibrahim, Bello Akeem, Alebiosu Adebayo, Fatai Rasheed and Fatai Jimoh were apprehended Continue Reading
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Police Detain Officers for Extorting Student

The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of five policemen over the extortion of a student, identified simply as Ibrahim, along the RCC, Old Ogbomoso Road, Oyo State. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, who confirmed the development to newsmen, said the investigation was ongoing. He said, “We have arrested and […]Continue Reading