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7 fraudsters arrested in Osogbo, Ibadan

Seven convictions of accused fraudsters were secured by the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, before different...

Civil servant bags 7 years imprisonment over fraud

A civil servant within the Ondo State Public Service has been sentenced to seven months imprisonment. The civil servant, Kamilu Aminu, an accountant with the...

Saudi-bound woman excretes 80 wraps of cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a businesswoman heading to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj), Mrs. Adisa Afusat Olayinka,...

EFCC arrests 60 at yahoo boys’ Awards Night in Ogun

Operatives of the Lagos Command of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 60 suspected internet fraudsters during an award ceremony at Conference...

Police rearrest escaped inmates

Sequel to the attack on the Correctional Facility in Jos, the Plateau State Capital, the Plateau State Police Command said seven inmates have been...

Man, 34, defiles friend’s 10-yr-old daughter in Lagos

A 34-year- old married man, Godwin Iroro, has been arrested by police detectives attached to the Ajegunle Division for defiling his friend’s 10-year-old daughter...

Ondo: Pregnant nurse, lover killed, dumped in toilet

Three persons have been found dead in a toilet at their residence at Aralusi quarters in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The trio – two...

University student dies after complaining of chest pain

A 400 level student from the Faculty of Education of Bayero University, Kano, Binta Isa, died on Friday night after a brief illness. This is...

Oyo govt suspends 3 teachers over alleged sexual assault on students

Oyo State Government on Friday announced that it has suspended no fewer than three teachers over alleged sexual harassment of students. The three teachers were...

Woman arrested for supplying arms, ammunition to bandits in Zamfara

A 30-year-old woman has been arrested for supplying arms and ammunition to bandits in Zamfara State. Parading the woman in Gusau on Friday, the Commissioner...

32 year old man arrested with 2.7bn worth of cocaine at Abuja airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 9.30 kilograms of cociane worth over N2.7 billion at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja. The...

Police arrest 5 suspected kidnappers

The Police Command in Ogun has arrested five suspected members of a kidnap gang terrorizing residents of Obada-Oko, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of...

Ogun: Secondary School students attack DPO

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Obantoko Division in Adatan Area Command of Abeokuta, Ogun State, SP Alimeke Ignatius and his men have...

Imo: Tension as gunmen kill cop, burn police station

Unidentified gunmen, Tuesday, attacked and burnt Arondizuogu police divisional headquarters in Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State. It was gathered that the...

Court remands UNILORIN student who assaulted female lecturer

A Magistrate’s Court in Ilorin has remanded one Salaudeen Waliu Aanuoluwa, a 400-level Microbiology student in the Ilorin Correctional Service Centre for allegedly beating...