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Abba orders audit of police armoury

Abba orders audit of police armoury

By Emmanuel Udom (Lagos) and Hazzan Zagi (Abuja) The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba on Wednesday ordered police commands across the country to begin a through check and audit of…

Strange girl found wandering in LUTH

Strange girl found wandering in LUTH

By Yinka Shokunbi  /  Group Life Editor   A strange teenager, who simply identified herself as Bradin from Badagry in Lagos State, has been found wandering within the premises of…

NCS shoots one to death in Oyo

NCS shoots one to death in Oyo

By Oladele Ogunsola / Correspondent, Ibadan   Personnel of the Osun/Oyo Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) were alleged to have shot one man to death in Saki town in…

Lagos residents grumble over bad roads

 By Emmanuel Udom  /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Residents of Abule Egba in Lagos are not happy with the authorities of Agbado/ Oke- Odo local government council. The residents are complaining…

Couple cheats death, as car plunges into river in Abuja

By Nedum Noble  / Special Correspondent, Abuja   Tragedy was averted on Wednesday in Kubwa, a satellite town in FCT, as a man with his wife narrowly escaped death after their…

Human trafficker jailed 30 years

By Blessing Adewole  / Special Correspondent Abuja   The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP), has secured the conviction of a human trafficker,…

Police arrest killers of Obadina, Newswatch Editor

Police arrest killers of  Obadina, Newswatch Editor

By Andrew Utulu  Correspondent, Lagos    The police in Lagos have arrested four armed robbery suspects who allegedly killed the Deputy Editor of Daily Newswatch newspapers, Toyin Obadina, early this…

Court sentences businessman to three weeks imprisonment

Court sentences businessman to three weeks imprisonment

The Senior Magistrates’ Court in Life Camp, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a 28-year-old businessman, Ahmed Abubakar, to three weeks imprisonment for joint act and attempt to commit an offence of…

Man rapes 16-month-old baby in Bauchi

Man rapes 16-month-old baby in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly raping a 16-month-old baby. The suspected rapist, Annas Adamu, a resident of…

Kidnapper arrested in Lagos

Kidnapper arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday announced the arrest of a suspected kidnapper, Aminat Akanni, rescuing a seven-year-old boy from her. The Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of…

Man, 31, charged with sexual assault in Osun

Thirty-two-year-old Gbenga Odunayo, was on Monday charged before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun over alleged indecent assault of a 21-year-old woman. The accused, whose address is unknown, is facing…

Man docked for N800, 000 fraud in FCT

Man docked for N800, 000 fraud in FCT

A man, Audu Ibrahim, was on Monday brought before a Gudu Upper Area Court in the FCT for allegedly defrauding a man of N800,000. Ibrahim, who lives at Alieta, Airport…

Two car robbers jailed 56 years

Two car robbers jailed 56 years

By Felix Igbekoyi  , Asaba   AN ASABA High Court presided over by Justice Cletus Emifoniye, on Monday, sentenced a carpenter and a bus driver, James Emmanuel and Isioma Egwu…

Police arraign man for breach of trust, cheating

Police arraign man for breach  of trust, cheating

The police on Monday arraigned a man, Elisha Tanko , at a Grade 1 Area Court, Kado, Abuja, for defrauding   seven job applicants of  N790,000 and promised to help…

Two in police net for swindling businessman of N3.7m

Two in police net for swindling businessman of N3.7m

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos Two persons have been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly swindling a Benin-based businessman, Pascal Usman, of N3.7 million. The suspects who operate…

Anambra ready to fence major dumpsite

The Anambra State Government on Sunday expressed readiness to fence its major dumpsite on the Onitsha-Owerri Road. The state Commissioner for Environment, Mr Evarest Uba, made this known in an…

Property owners in Bayelsa appeal for compensation

Owners of land acquired by the Bayelsa Government for the construction of the Kaima model secondary school in Bayelsa, have appealed to the state to compensate them without further delay.…

Trucks dump 30 tonnes of waste daily at FCT dumpsites

Waste collection trucks dump 30 tonnes of waste daily at dumpsites in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, an official has said. Alhaji Babashehu Lawan, Acting Director, Abuja Environmental Protection…

Commercial cyclists in Bayelsa decry police extortion

By Igoniko Oduma Correspondent, Yenagoa Commercial operators of tricycle in Bayelsa State popularly called ‘Keke NAPEP’ have lamented incessant arbitrary extortion and harassment by men of the Nigeria Police Force.…

Man arraigned for fraudulently obtaining money in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arraigned a suspect, Mr Oluwatoyin Omotosho, over allegations of fraudulently collecting money from residents under the state government’s Homeowners’ Charter Programme. The accused was…

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