CRIME

Gunmen murder Judge in his house

  A local Court judge, Justice Lahore Khan, has been murdered by unidentified gunmen in Afghanistan’s Eastern Paktia Province, a local TV reported on Saturday. The incident happened at midnight, on Friday, when a group of unknown armed men attacked Justice Khan, shooting him dead in the Ahmad Abad district’s Rud area of the province, 100 kilometres south of Kabul, Ariana News TV reported. The report said an investigation into the incident was underway, and no group has claimed responsibility for the killing. Within the past six days, two police officers, district chief and a praying leader, have been shot and killed in targeted attacks across Afghanistan. (Xinhua/NAN) [Read]

I started but didn’t finish before I was caught, says arrested rapist

  ADAMAWA – A man, identified as Mohammed Babangida, 30 years old has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 9-year-old girl in Adamawa State. The man was picked up for the offence by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), following intelligence report from residents . Babangida, who responded to questions from newsmen, said he had given the girl N50 and N20 on two occasions and it was on the third occasion when he gave her N50 that he attempted to rape her. “I started but I did not finish,” he said, adding that someone knocked on the door and that was how it ended. He asked for leniency, [Read]

Convicted Cybercrime Fraudster Is Not Our Student – MAPOLY

  ABEOKUTA – In order to clear the rumours going around, the Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta has categorically stated that the convicted cybercrime fraudster, Olalekan Oladapo Ogunremi, was not their student as he claimed. This became necessary due to various reports of some online media and newspapers that Ogunremi upon his arrest by security agency claimed to be a student of MAPOLY. According to the Yemi Ajibola, Head, Public Relations & Protocol of MAPOLY, he reiterated that the institution does not offer Mechanical Engineering in Higher National Diploma programme as allegedly claimed in the report. “We hereby wish to state unequivocally that the convict, Ogunremi is not [Read]

Police Rescue 360 Chained Children At Daura Religious Centre, Emir Shocked

  KATSINA – No fewer than 360 chained children have been freed from a 40-year religious centre in Sabon Gari area Daura in Katsina state. This development was coming when 300 children were also discovered in a religious centre in Kaduna. To this end, the state police commissioner, Sanusi Buba directed for the immediate closure of the centre on Monday after getting information that the children were allegedly maltreated. Speaking with newsmen, the police boss said an investigation revealed that the place had been in existence for at least 40 years. According to him ‘some children who fled the centre had raised the alarm that they were maltreated in the [Read]

EFCC Storms ‘Yahoo-Boys’ Party In Osogbo, Arrests 94 Suspected Internet Fraudsters

  OSHOGBO- Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal  Office, on Monday, October 14, 2019, raided an Osogbo-based Nightclub notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters. The raid led to the arrest of 94 suspects and confiscation of 19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of sophisticated mobile phones and other items. Popularly known as ‘Club Secret Underground’, the nightclub is located on the Ibadan-Iwo Expressway of the Osun State capital. The wee-hour operation was sequel to an intelligence report hinting that the suspected internet fraudsters were organising a night party for Sunday, October 13, during which some of them intended to celebrate their loots. A discreet [Read]

Pastor impregnates 20 church members, blames it on Holy Spirit [SEE VIDEO]

A 53-year-old pastor of Nigerian origin who impregnated more than 20 members of his congregation, including several married women and young girls, has been arrested by the Enugu State police command for sexual abuse. The pastor, identified as Timothy Ngwu of the Vineyard Ministry of the Holy Trinity, claimed that the Holy Spirit told him to have sex with them. Ebere Amaraizu, DSP, a spokesman for the Enugu State Police Command told NaiJ that the general overseer was arrested for abusing his female members. He said, “The pastor claims to be obeying prophetic/spiritual injunction to do the will of God, which is to impregnate any one chosen and revealed by [Read]

Man threatens to kidnap, murder boss

  The Police Command in Enugu State have arrested one Nnaji Nwabueze who allegedly threatens to kidnap and murder unsuspecting members of the public using text messages and the internet.  The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Enugu, added that the suspect demanded money from such people. Amaraizu said that the suspect was arrested on Friday by operatives from the Central Police Station, Enugu, through intelligence Information. He said that the operatives swung into action after receiving a report from the suspect’s victim, an Enugu-based businessman and boss to the suspect. [Read]

AAU final year student allegedly poisoned to death two weeks to graduation

EDO – A final year student of Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State died in the early hours of Saturday after reportedly being poisoned to death.  The AAU student identified as simply as Eddyson, died two weeks before his graduation. He was said to be full of life before his death. The deceased’s friend, Johnson CBE wrote in his tribute; I see “death” as an essential condition of living. I intend to always ask a fundamental question because of “death”, what’s the essence of living when “death” is sure for everyone someday ?, don’t tell me anything about purpose or potential, don’t tell me God knows, don’t tell me [Read]

Police beat-up lawyer in public for intervening in a matter [VIDEO]

  A video has emerged of some police officers assaulting a lawyer in Onitsha, Anambra state. In the video posted online by Facebook user, Ben Chuks Udoh, the policemen could be seen charging at the lawyer and asking him ”what was his concern” in a matter that they were handling. See video below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; View this post on Instagram Police officers captured on camera assaulting a lawyer in Anambra A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Oct 12, 2019 at 1:27am PDT [Read]

NYSC Arrests 95 Corps Members With Fake Certificates

  The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it has arrested over 95 corps members for presenting fake certificates during mobilization exercise. The Director-General of the Corps, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim disclosed this during the 2019 Batch “C” pre-mobilization workshop held in Minna, the Niger state capital. He says sixty-five of the culprits are from Nigerian universities while thirty were from universities abroad. The DG says the increasing rate of certificate forgery from universities in the country necessitated the workshop, which among other things aims to discuss how to proffer a permanent solution to the challenge. Also at the event, the Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Ketso assures the corps [Read]

Scam Case: Presidency Under Buhari Now A Den Of Thieves – PDP Alleges

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that the arrest of yet another scammer linked with the Buhari Presidency further confirms that the Presidency under President Muhammadu Buhari has become a den of thieves. The party says that the shocking fact that the scammer, Abdulrauf Illyasu, even enjoys an office accommodation within the safety and cover of the Presidential villa, from where he carries out his fraudulent assignments, is a hard evidence that the Buhari Presidency breeds and facilitates swindlers, charlatans and treasury looters. National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan disclosed this on Thursday in a statement sent to Precise Post. The PDP however note that nothing is impossible for a [Read]

Some female teachers also demand sex for grades – Gifty Anti

Ghanaian broadcast journalist Gifty Anti has waded in on the ongoing debate about BBC Africa’s upcoming investigative documentary on sexual harassment at prestigious universities in West Africa. Dubbed “Sex for Grades”, the explosive undercover documentary which is scheduled for premiere today (Monday, October 7) focuses on university lecturers who sexually harass students for favours. Commenting on the issue, Gifty Anti flipped the narrative, saying some female lecturers are also culprit. She took to Instagram to say people shouldn’t be shocked because it’s been happening in basic and secondary schools in Ghana. Gifty Anti further revealed that some teachers in a school in the Brong-Ahafo region even ‘share’ female students in [Read]

Shocking! Polaris Bank staff absconds with customer’s thrift savings

DELTA – One Emmanuel Agbroko, a banker attached to Polaris Bank has allegedly absconded with customer’s thrift savings. According to Umukoro Hendrix, the Divisional Police Office, Obiaruku town the headquarter of Ukwuani Local Government Area (LGA), Delta State, Nigeria declared Emmanuel Agbroko wanted over the alleged multi-million naira customer deposit fraud. The suspect was alleged to have duped depositors of their hard earned money through numerous crafty means. Mr, Emmanuel who work with Polaris bank at Obiaruku branch in delta state disappeared on the 1st of Oct 2019. The suspect dropped a note which is yet to be disclose by his family members. All efforts to speak with the bank [Read]