Category: Crime

EFCC arraigns man for obtaining death certificate of self

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned one Ajari Oghenekewe before a Federal High Court for presenting self’s fake death...

ICPC uncovers 2.6billion fraud in school feeding programme

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has discovered N2.67 billion of funds meant for feeding in some schools, stashed...

Desecration of church: Catholic Bishop orders closure of a church in Benue

  The Catholic Bishop of Makurdi Diocese, Most Rev. Wilfred Anagbe, has ordered the suspension of pastoral activities at St. Peter’s Parish, Low-Level, in...

Kogi women call for stiffer punishment for rapists

  The Kogi State government has been called upon to enact a law that will give a minimum of life imprisonment to any one found guilty for rape in the State. Women...

Unnamed ex-NDDC boss forfeits 250 million naira to FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of  N250,000,000 belonging to a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta...

Southern Kaduna still a killing field despite peace efforts

Killings in southern Kaduna is yet to abate despite the peace building efforts by some stakeholders within and outside the state to bring the warring ethnic groups in...

Kidnappers strike again on Okene – Lokoja road, kill a Lokoja based transporter

  A popular transporter in Lokoja, Mallam Aliyu Danborno has been gruesomely killed in the early hours of Thursday at the Osara – Irepeni axis of Okene...

Kill me and spare my farm, Indian hemp farmer in Kogi pleads with NDLEA

  A 42 year old, Clement Akor, has begged officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA to spare his 10 hectares cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) farm...

Appeal the judgement now or face death, Gov Ganduje warns the sentenced Kano musician

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, says he will not hesitate to sign the death warrant of Kano-based singer, Yahya Aminu Sharif if he fails to appeal his death...

Give me fair hearing, Magu begs Salami’s probe panel

Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) has asked the Justice Ayo Salami-led panel probing him not to end sittings...

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