FCT Police nab 10 for robbery, drug peddling

March 21, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The FCT Police Command has arrested 10 suspects for armed robbery and drug peddling along Mpape, Kado-Biko and Life-Camp axis. A press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, ASP  Mariam Yusuf, Sunday in Abuja, said: “Amongst the suspects are: Ibrahim Abdulrasheed, 26; Abubakar Rabiu, 23; Abdulmumini Bello, 19; Abubakar Mohammed, 20; and an ex-convict Shaban Abubakar, 19; arrested Read More

Suswam as victim of political vendetta

March 21, 2021 Denen Tyowua 0

  The brutal murder of Terkura Suswam, the elder brother to Senator Torwua Gabriel Suswam, has sent shock waves reverberating throughout the length and breadth of Benue state and the entire world, as many wondered what lies ahead of him and the family. From what has happened is seems nobody is safe from Zone A political axis and even beyond Read More

Gunmen kill Police inspector, abduct 3 in Kaduna

March 18, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Gunmen on Wednesday night killed a Police inspector and kidnapped three persons two of whom are suspected to be female students of Kaduna State University, (KASU) at Ungwa Waziri, Karji in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state. An eyewitness account, who confirmed the name of the police Inspector as John Bello, said, “around 11pm on Wednesday, we received a distress Read More

ATBU to unbundles computer science programme

March 18, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Vice Chancellor of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi Professor Muhammadu Ahmad Abdulazeez, has disclosed plan to unbundle Computer Science programme into different degree courses. He made the plan known Wednesday while presenting computer laptops to staff of the department of mathematical sciences in their Yelwa campus’ e-library. The computers were donated to the department by the National Read More

Police assault ex-NUJ staff in Edo

March 16, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

A former staff of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo state council, Mr. Osagie Wealth Efe, has been reportedly assaulted by a police personnel.Osagie was said to have been assaulted by a policeman attached to the Taskforce on Covid-19 Committee at Urhokpota ground, King square in Benin City. Osagie said trouble started when he tried to plead for mercy on Read More

Blasphemy: Group files suit for criminal prosecution of Abduljabar

March 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

Jama’atut Tajdidil Islamiy Foundation, a nongovernmental organisation, has filed a suit before Kano state High Court seeking an order of mandamus compelling Commissioner of Police, Kano and Attorney General of the state to institute a criminal proceeding against Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara who was alleged to have defamed the character and integrity of Prophet Muhammad. Addressing journalists in Kano Monday shortly Read More

Digital Item Registry: Opening new vistas in crime-fighting

March 12, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, in November last year, launched the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Digital Item Registry, a lost and found database, developed in partnership with Primly Premium Solutions Limited, to assist the police in recording stolen/missing items in all Divisions. In this report, Chizoba Ogbeche, examines the implication of the registry on fighting. It’s been argued that Read More

Breaking: Samsung chief jailed

January 18, 2021 BBC 0

Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison by a high court in South Korea. The bribery case is a retrial of an earlier one involving the country’s former President Park Geun-hye, who was also jailed for bribery and corruption. Lee has been the de facto head of Samsung Electronics since 2014. Read More

Unraveling the conspiracies against Buhari

November 30, 2020 AbdulRahman Agboola 0

Moment of darkness is an appropriate caption for the #EndSARS oddities that occurred recently. A fiction above realities was the propeller that fuelled the tragedies, what a contradiction!! Vast majority among the youth population joined the bandwagon, without even evaluating the consequences of their actions, they deepened the traumatic experience of innocent citizens who are victims of criminalities. There is Read More

Kaduna police nab couple, one other for ‘stealing child’

November 27, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Kaduna state Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old man, Kabiru Suleiman, his wife, Aisha Musa, and one Salamatu Musa for allegedly stealing a three-day-old child in Kaduna. A statement issued by the Command’s Public Relation Officer (PPRO), ASP Muhammed Jalige, on Friday stated that the suspects after planning the act during the child’s pregnancy took the baby to an Read More

Nigeria Police launch cybercrime reporting portal, nab 3, uncovers 50,000 fraudulent emails, passwords

November 19, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has unveiled a cybercrime reporting web portal: https://incb.police.gov.ng/ as part of efforts at ensuring ease of crime reportage by members of the public to enable prompt investigation, arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of cybercrime and other related offences. This is as three suspects: Onwuka Emmanuel Chidiebere a.k.a Ceeceeboss TMT, 32, a native of Aro-Ikpa in Abia state; Read More

Man, 31 in Police net for alleged murder of girlfriend in Ogun

November 3, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Rexlawson Johnson, a 31-year-old indigene of Ebonyi state has been arrested by men of the Ogun State police command over the gruesome murder of his girlfriend. The arrest followed a report by one Adebayo Aladesuyi who is a manager of Molayo Hotel, Ibafo who reported that while they were carrying out routine checks of the hotel rooms, they discovered the Read More

Pray for us, hoodlums tracing our officers home – CP

October 29, 2020 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has said the force have turned into endangered species in the hands of hoodlums unleashing terror attacks on police formations and officers in disguise of #EndSARS protesters. Abang, who stated this at the state police headquarters in Amawbia while parading 18 suspects in connection with killings and destructions of police formations Read More

Looting: Kwara police parades 144 suspects, recovers several items

October 26, 2020 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Kwara state police command Monday paraded 144 suspects arrested by joint security agencies in connection with last Friday’s looting of government warehouses and private business establishments in Ilorin, the kwara state capital. The state commissioner of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, who paraded the suspects before newsmen at the state”s police headquarters, Ilorin also showed several items recovered from them .The Read More

Magu Probe: Why Malami should not appear before panel – Group

September 23, 2020 Editor 0

The Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN) has called for caution onn plans to extend invitation to the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr. AbubKar Malami, SAN, to appear as witness before the Justice Isa Ayo Salami Panel. The Justice Salami Panel is currently probing allegation of corruption against the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Read More

Southern Kaduna crisis, El-Rufai and his traducers: What next?

September 22, 2020 Danjuma Musa 0

For those that continue to wonder why the Southern Kaduna crisis seems irresolvable, the simple reason is the hard-line of some tribal associations and their umbrella body, the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), to the issue of Hausa/Fulani, though long settled in the region, are denied recognition as bona fide indigenes and often derogatorily referred to as “settlers”. That position is Read More

Desist from protecting rapists, El-Rufa’i’s wife tells community leaders

August 23, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Wife of Kaduna state Governor, Hajiya Ummi el-Rufai, has appealed to traditional, religious and other community leaders, to stop giving protection to rapists at the detriment of the rape victims and the community. Speaking during an advocacy visit against rape and other gender based violence to Turunku, Igabi Local Government Area (LGA) headquarters, Hajiya Ummi, said the ungodly practice of sweeping Read More

Kogi Bishop tasks FG on insecurity

August 17, 2020 Oyibo Salihu 0

  The Bishop of Ijumu Anglican Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Rt. Rev Paul Ojo, has charged the  federal government to put all necessary logistics in place to curtail the current rising spate of insecurity in the country. Ojo gave the charge at the 1st session of the 4th Synod of the Church held at Saint Peter’s Anglican Church, Ayetoro Gbede, in Ijumu Read More

Police nab 5 child-trafficking syndicates, rescue 3 in A/Ibom

August 12, 2020 Uko Etim 0

Akwa Ibom state Police Command, Tuesday, arrested five suspected syndicates involved in child theft and trafficking and rescued three victims. The state Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal, made this known during a press briefing at the police headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia. Edgal said, following a distress call, operatives of the anti-child theft/trafficking arrested one Ifeoma James Inalegwu, 52,  from Read More

EFCC re-arraigns Adoke, Abubakar on amended charges

August 4, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Tuesday, re-arraigned former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mohamed Bello Adoke, and Aliyu Abubakar, before Justice I.E. Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on a 14-count amended charge of money laundering to the tune of $6,000,000. A press statement by the EFCC Spokesperson, Read More

Alleged kidnapping: Monarch, Pastor, others nabbed in Imo

August 4, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Imo state police command Monday paraded a traditional ruler, Eze Andrew Okwuegbunwa, of Uba -Agwa autonomous community and seven others for allegedly kidnapping one police inspector, Oscar Mbaeri, and Louis Obodo all from same community. The traditional ruler was paraded alongside his cousin, a pastor and others for allegedly kidnapping their victims. Other victims of the gang, according to Read More

Dare us on our anti-corruption war, FG tells critics

The federal government Tuesday said the allegations of corruption brought against some agencies and their heads are testimonies to the seriousness of the fight of the current administration against corruption. It also dared the major opposition in the country to dare the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s anti-corruption drive. Some major government agencies including the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC); the Niger Delta Development Commission Read More

How kidnappers killed my 15-yr-old son after collecting N1.5m ransom – Father

July 22, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna-based Mr. Eguaku Anya has narrated how kidnappers abducted his 15-year-old son, Stephen Anya, killed him and dumped the body inside a shallow well, after receiving N1.5 million ransom from him.But the prime suspect in the crime, one Joseph Sylvester, who was among the 217 kidnappers and other criminal suspects paraded by the Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday, denied Read More