Crime

Baba Ijesha remanded in prison custody pending High Court trial

Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court, Wednesday, remanded popular Nollywood actor, Omiyinka James Olanrewaju, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, in detention pending his proper arraignment before a high court that has jurisdiction to handle his trial. Magistrate Peter Nwaka gave this ruling when the Baba Ijesha matter came up before him. Already, Lagos …

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Nigerian Man Kills Wife, Mother-In-law, Commits Suicide In US

A 34-year-old Nigerian man recently separated from his wife has attacked her parents’ home in Douglasville, Georgia, United States, killing her and his mother-in-law before taking his own life.   Udoamaka Nwamu, of East Point, Fulton County, took a handgun to his in-laws’ home in Douglasville on Sunday, June 6, …

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Police arrest 2 suspected rapists in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa have arrested two suspected rapists over alleged defilement of a 13-year-old girl in Kafinhausa Local Government Area of the state. The acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Lawan Shisu, made this known in a statement on Wednesday. Shisu said the suspects aged …

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EFCC arrests 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Oyo State. This is contained in a statement signed by the commission’s Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren on Tuesday in Ibadan.   Uwujaren said the suspected fraudsters were arrested on June 4 at Alaro …

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NDLEA arrests 10 online drug traffickers, seizes 107kg cocaine

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have launched fresh raids on online drug traffickers in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, during which a young lady and her boyfriend as well as eight others were arrested and assorted drugs recovered from them. This is contained in a statement …

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ICPC arrests a syndicate, 2 FRSC officials for certificate forgery

Two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Messrs. Edwin Onyuwe and Achigili Ogoli, have been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over certificate forgery. The Commission also arrested two members of a certificate forgery syndicate, Mr. Sunday Okpara and Abdulrahman Razak, for …

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Repentant Bandits Surrender 203 Firearms To Zamfara Govt-Commissioner

The Zamfara Government has said that repentant bandits have surrendered 203 sophisticated firearms, under the state government peace accord. The Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs, Garba Dauran, made this known to newsmen in Gusau. Mr Dauran also said that 2,566 live ammunition, 64 magazines, two handcuffs and 887 locally …

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