Crime

Identify Of Young Woman Brutally Murdered Alongside Chop Boii In Abuja Revealed

One of the four persons brutally murdered in Abuja has been identified as Blessing Kona Udie, a 400-level Microbiology student of the University of Cross River State, UNICROSS. The undergraduate and three others including a musician Chop Boii, were hacked to death by unknown assailants in a residence in Gwarimpa area of Abuja, the nation’s capital on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Blessing was said to… []

JUST IN: Suspended Lagos traditional ruler Bags 15-year Jail Term

Deposed Baale of Shangisha in the Magodo area of Lagos, Mutiu Ogundare on Tuesday has been sentenced to a 15-year jail term by an Ikeja High Court The traditional ruler was charged with faking his kidnapping and breaching of peace. Recall that the former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on July 13, 2022, suspended the Baale over a kidnap incident. After five years, Justice Hakeem… []

(Video)How Alleged ‘kidnapper’ John Lyon who flaunts dollars on social media was arrested

– John Lyon A video of John Lyon, an alleged kidnapper, known for flaunting dollars on social media, has gone viral with Lyon weeping like a child in Police Custody. In the video, the suspect popularly known as “Lion White” was shirtless, putting on only boxers and kneeling down. Without both hands chained, Lyon pleaded for mercy, saying he was only involved in kidnap operation… []

NDLEA arrests 75-year-old grandpa, 21 others over tons of illicit drugs seized in 7 states

A 75-year-old grandpa, Usman Bokina Bajama (alias Clemen) tops the list of 22 suspects arrested in operations across seven states by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, during which One Million One Thousand Three Hundred and Eighty Seven (1,001,387) bottles/capsules of banned new psychoactive substance, Akuskura and tramadol as well as 2,536 kilograms of cannabis were seized and over 10 hectares of… []

Notorious Kidnapper, Evans, Accomplice Finally Bag 21-Year Imprisonment

An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday sentenced the convicted kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans and his accomplice, Victor Aduba to 21 years imprisonment for kidnapping a businessman Slyvanus Ahamonou and collecting N$420,000 as ransom from his family. Evans had earlier in February, 2022 been sentenced to life imprisonment by an Ikeja High Court. Evans and two others were found guilty of the kidnap… []

(Videos)Fresh From Ethiopian Prison, Ex-convict Arrested With Cocaine At Airport As NDLEA Intercepts 26,600 Bottles Of Akuskura In Kano

  Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested an ex-convict, Onyeka Charles Madukolu at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos for importing 5.90 kilograms of cocaine concealed in cans of deodorants and ladies’ lip gloss into Nigeria. Onyeka who was sentenced to seven years imprisonment in Ethiopia for drug trafficking offences and released from prison in 2020, was again arrested… []

Domestic Violence: Court Adjourns Osinachi’s Husband, Peter Nwachukwu’s Trial To June 21

-Peter Nwachukwu being taking to court by warders Peter, the husband of the late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, on Monday resumed trial at the Abuja High Court. He is facing 23-count charge of the domestic violence and homicide which he already pleaded not guilty. Family members of Osinachi also were in court for the trial. -Osinachi’s family members at the trial The gospel artiste’s death… []

Again: Gunmen Attack Churches, Villages In Kaduna, Kill Three

Bandits attacked worshippers at the Maranatha Baptist Church and St. Moses Catholic Church. The gunmen who came on motorcycles killed three people after attacking two churches and a number of villages in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, on Sunday, the state government has said. The state’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, announced this in a statement to reporters. “On… []

Two Americans defraud Nigerians of $368,698 Over Green Card

A staff of the United States of America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation, Ayotunde Solademi, on Thursday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how an American allegedly defrauded two Nigerians of $368,698. He testified that the American, Marco Ramirez, defrauded the Nigerians on the pretext of procuring Green Cards for them. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Economic and Financial Crimes Commission charged Remirez on… []

Two Pregnant Women, Barber In Possession Of Drugs Arrested At Lagos Airport

Two pregnant women have been arrested by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos for attempting to import and export illicit drugs. Spokesman of the agency, Femi Babafemi, on Sunday in Abuja, said the first to enter the agency’s dragnet was a Brazilian returnee, Nworie Phillip Chikwendu, who was arrested on Tuesday, May… []

Court Jails Dismissed Policeman 5 Years For Land Speculation

An Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Ogun State, has convicted and sentenced a dismissed police officer, Joseph Ayodele, who specialised in land speculation to five years imprisonment. Chief Magistrate Olakoleyin Oke, handed down the verdict after he found Ayodele guilty of the four-count charge of conspiracy, breach of the public peace, intimidation and forcible entry into the land, brought against him by the police. The… []

Ponzi Scheme: Another Scammer, Maxwell Odum Disappears With N213bn

–Maxwell Odum Many of his victims are wailing as another crook and Ponzi scheme operator, Maxwell Odum has vanished into the thin air after defrauding over 100,000 Nigerians of an estimated N213 billion or $511,590,216, according to CBN rate. Maxwell who operated a company called MBA Trading and Capital Investments Limited, based in Port Harcourt, collected huge sums from people, promising fantastic returns. The Rivers… []

NDLEA: Abba Kyari’s Six Houses, Plaza Marked For Investigation

-Abba Kyari being led during one of his appearances in court Six residential houses and one plaza belonging to the embattled former Intelligence Response Team leader, Abba Kyari are being marked for investigation on Monday by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. The two-storey shopping plaza, Assurance Plaza, located along the Giwa Barracks Road in Maiduguri, has about 100 stores. Six other residential houses… []

BREAKING: NDLEA Arrests Drug Baron Behind N3bn Tramadol Linked To Abba Kyari’s Team

-The suspect, Chief Afam Mallinson Ukatu The arrest of the embattled suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari-led Intelligence Response Team over N3billion Tramadol deal has prompted the arrest a billionaire drug baron by the operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The anti-narcotic agency said Chief Afam Mallinson Ukatu arrest followed months of surveillance and evasion of arrest. Ukatu, who is Chairman of… []

Female Trafficker Arrested While Trying To Smuggle Four Teenage Girls Out Of The Country

-The Four teenagers A 29-year old female trafficker was arrested by Amotekun operatives as she was allegedly trafficking four girls to Ghana. She was stopped between Kogi and Ondo States boundary while transporting the girls from Abuja to Ibadan. The teenage victims revealed that the lady promised to take them to Ghana to work. The Amotekun commander, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye, said the girls will be… []

How My Teacher Drove Me To A Hotel, Raped, Threatened To Kill Me –15-year-old Student Narrates

A 15-year-old student of Government Technical College, Ikorodu (names withheld) has revealed how one of her teachers, Adefemi Adewunmi, allegedly raped her in a hotel in the area and threatened to kill her if she told anyone. The 15-year-old student, who lives in the Lowa community in Ikorodu, as gathered, was on her way to school on that Monday, when her teacher who was driving… []

Court Jails POS Operator 3months For Cheating businessman

  A 34-year-old Point of Sale (POS) operator, Jamilu Rabiu has been sentenced to three months imprisonment by Dei-dei Grade I Area Court for cheating a businessman of N250, 000. Rabiu, who operates at the International Livestock Market, Dei-dei, Abuja was convicted and sentenced after pleading guilty to criminal breach of trust and cheating. He begged the court for leniency. The judge, Sulyman Ola, gave… []

Businessman Kills Partner Over N3.5m, Absconds With Car

A supposed business associate of one Hassan Shehu who resides in Tudun Fulani, Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State on Tuesday was discovered to have been stabbed to death as his lifeless body was found in the house of a man regarded as his best friend. The police are on the trail of the suspect identified as Bashir following the discovery of the decomposing… []

Aggrieved Businessman Sets Wife, Brother-In-Law Ablaze After Quarrel

One Benjamin Ogudoro, who is a businessman is being investigated by the Lagos State Police Command in connection with the murder of his wife, Chiyere Ogudoro and his brother-in-law, Ifeanyi Edoziem. Benjamin, who lives on Oteyi Garden Estate, Abule-Ado, Lagos, reportedly set ablaze the victims on fire in the middle of the night on April 1, when they were asleep. It was learnt that his… []

17-year-old Boy Jailed For Stealing Two Motorcycles

A 17-old-year old minor has been sentenced to eight months in prison without an option of fine. An Ota Magistrates’ Court delivered the judgement for breaking into a warehouse and stole two motorcycles worth N1.3 million. The police charged the 17-year-old, whose address was not provided with conspiracy, burglary, and theft. He pleaded not guilty. Delivering judgment, Magistrate A. O. Adeyemi, sentenced the minor without… []