Crime

Police Arrest Armed Robbers,Recovers Arm And Ammunition In Variours Parts Of Lagos

Policemen in Lagos, attached to Lion Building Division while acting on a tip-off at Balogun Street, Lagos Island arrested two armed robbers who had been terrorizing Lagos Island. The robbers One Mukaila Kosoko ‘m’  ‘aka’ Okiki of no fixed address and one Rasheed Kosoko ‘m’ of No.73, Oshodi Street, Lagos Island. This information was contain in a press bulletin release to ...

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Illegally Refined Fuel Destroyed By Army In Edo State

Men of the  4th Brigade Nigerian Army, Benin, Edo State, have destroyed a truck-load of suspected illegally refined Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol. The brigade said this in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Capt. Abubakar Abdullahi, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Friday. Abdullahi said the destruction was part ...

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Ladoja Loses Appeal Against EFCC

The Former Governor of Oyo state Alhaji Rasheed Ladoja on Friday at Court of Appeal, Lagos, lost an appeal he filed, seeking the court to quash a criminal charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Delivering the lead judgment at the appellate court, Justice Saheed Bagir, upheld the powers of the EFCC to prosecute offenders under ...

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Robbers kill 2 policemen in Benue

The Police Command in Benue on Wednesday confirmed the killing of two of its officers attached to the state secretariat in Makurdi by armed robbers. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP. Daniel Ezeala, confirmed the incident.  He said the officers lost their lives during an exchange of fire with the robbers. Ezeala said the officers, who accompanied staff of the ...

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Woman Stabs Brother To Death

The police in Kwara State, north central Nigeria, have arrested Elizabeth Eze, a resident of Chikanda in Baruten Local Government Area, for allegedly stabbing her younger brother, Emeka, to death.The suspect, who hails from Enugu State, eastern Nigeria, was said to have stabbed Emeka over a minor disagreement on Sunday, 9 February.2014 The incident happened when the two of them ...

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Father Remanded For Allegedly Defilling Daughter

A 49 year old businessman, one Wale Akinusi was on Friday remanded in prison by an Apapa Chief Magistrate court for allegedly defiling his 17 year old daughter The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Oluyemisi Adelaja, did not take the plea of the accused, and ordered that he be kept in prison pending the advice of the State Director of Public Prosecutions. ...

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Kidnappers Of Ex-Lawmaker Arrested By Sss.

Two men have been arrested by the state security service, Ebonyi state command over the alleged kidnapping of Chief Kennedy Ogba, the former Deputy Leader of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly Chief Ogba is the brother-in-law to Dr Sam Egwu, a former governor of the state, was kidnapped on February 7 2014. The State Director of the SSS, Mr ...

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Army assures of zero tolerance for kidnapping and robbery

The Commander, 302 Artillery Regiment, Onitsha, Colonel Auwal Fagge, has pledged zero tolerance for kidnapping, armed robbery, bunkering and other criminal tendencies in Anambra. Fagge made the promise when a delegation from the state council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) paid him a visit in Onitsha The commander said he had enhanced the vehicular monitoring capabilities of the ...

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Hijacked Greek Ship Found By Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Navy has intercepted a Greek-owned merchant tanker, MT KERALA, purportedly hijacked off the coast of Luanda after ‘spirited four-day’ search in the Gulf of Guinea.This is contained in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja and signed by Commodore Kabir Aliyu, Director of Naval Information. The statement added that the arrest was achieved, using the Nigerian Navy remote ...

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EFCC To Punish Banks Over Fraudulent Deposits

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has warned, that it would punish banks that allowed fraudulent deposits. The commission said that is becoming worrisome that some banks, in their drive to increase deposits, were now shedding criminals and fraudsters who deposit money into their bank. Speaking at a meeting with the Committee of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in ...

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