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Two robbery suspects arrested by SARS in Lagos

Two robbery suspects arrested by SARS in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu  Correspondent, Lagos The police in Lagos have arrested two suspects for armed robbery and snatching of vehicles in Lagos and Ogun States. The suspects, Musbau Ayinde and…

PSC promotes two DIGs, 37 CPs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of two Assistant Inspectors General (AIGs) of Police and 30 Commissioners of Police (CPs) with effect from August 25, 2014. A…

Tension in Edo community over annual festival

By Francis Onoiribholo Bureau Chief, Benin City There is growing tension in Agenebode, administrative headquarters of Etsako East local government Council of Edo State, as the people of Weppa, one…

Mark bags five months jail for stealing slippers

By Nedum Noble Special Correspondent, Abuja An Abuja Magistrate court has sentenced one Nicholas Mark to five months for stealing a pair of slippers at Kubwa, a satellite town in…

SFU charges bureau-de-change operators over $20, 000 scam

By Tunde Opeseitan Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police will on Monday (today) arraign three  bureau-de-change operators before a Federal High Court in Lagos over…

Union Bank moves against Dangote over N5b debt

By Tunde Opeseitan  Senior Correspondent, Lagos Union Bank Nigeria Plc has dragged Sani Dangote, younger brother of the richest black man, Aliko Dangote, before a Federal High Court in Lagos…

Businessman accuses Customs officer of fraud, petitions CGC

By Tunde Opeseitan Senior Correspondent, Lagos A Lagos businessman, Peter Okafor, has petitioned the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), alleging auction fraud to the tune of N5.5 million against one…

Abia police nab 22 suspects over robbery, drug trafficking, kidnapping

Abia police nab 22 suspects over robbery, drug trafficking, kidnapping

By Emeka Okafor  -  Correspondent, Umuahia   Twenty–two suspects, including two robbery suspects, Ochieze Friday, 25, and Munachi Lemechi, 19, who allegedly ordered their victims to lie down on the…

Five traders die in Ekiti road crash

By Yaqoub Popoola   –  Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti  Some party – goers said to be students of Ekiti State University have allegedly caused the death of five persons in a road…

Gunmen kidnap two-year-old girl in Akwa Ibom

By Idongesit Ashameri  - Correspondent, Uyo Three unidentified gunmen on Wednesday abducted a two-year old girl, little Miss Patience Essiet, in Ukat, Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.…

Police, NSCDC disagree on death of UNILAG graduate

  By Emmanuel Udom  -   Senior correspondent, Lagos  The police and civil defence in Lagos seem to be singing different tunes on what actually led to the drowning of a university…

Uyo stinks, as refuse takes over city

By Idongesit Ashameri  -  Correspondent, Uyo Residents and visitors to Etuk Street and its environs, the initial host area of the Uyo market around Ibom plaza have continued to lament…

500 benefit more from Ogun empowerment programme

About 500 less privileged people in Ijebu North and Ijebu East Local Government areas of Ogun State including traders, community leaders, artisans, religious bodies, farmers, widows and others have benefited…

Boat mishap claims 10 lives in River Niger

Boat mishap claims 10 lives in River Niger

By Hamzat Baba  - Special Correspondent, Lokoja Ten people were feared dead, following a boat mishap that occurred on Wednesday in Ebe village in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State.…

SARS arrests six suspected robbers in Lagos

 By Emmanuel Udom  -  Senior Correspondent, Lagos   No fewer than six suspected robbers were arrested by police detectives, while planning for a major robbery operation at a hotel in Alagbado…

NNPC seeks police assistance in pipeline policing

The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Joseph Dawha, has solicited the assistance of the police in protecting its pipelines, checking crude oil and refined products’…

Four highway robbers arrested in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  /  Correspondent, Bauchi   The Bauchi State Police Command has attested four robbery suspects who specialise in blocking the Bauchi-Dindima-Alkaleri highways and robbing motorists at night. The…

Pandemonium, as fuel tanker explodes at Lagos depot

By Emmanuel Udom / Senior Correspondent, Lagos    There was pandemonium around Apapa area in Lagos on Wednesday morning, following the outbreak of a fire incident that reduced valuable property to…

Police arrest two men for raping minors in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu /  Correspondent, Bauchi   The Bauchi State Police command has arrested two middle-aged men for allegedly raping two minors in Yelwa community of Bauchi State. The State…

Eleven escape death in Abuja auto crashes

By Nedum Noble  / Special Correspondent, Abuja   Eleven passengers narrowly escaped death in two separate ghastly motor accidents that occurred on Wednesday at Gwarinpa, along Abuja-Kubwa expressway. Daily Independent learnt…

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