Crime

Ghana To Deport 25 Nigerians Back Home [SEE REASONS HERE]

The Ghana Immigration Service is set to deport 25 Nigerian ladies arrested in the Bono East Region of the country over prostitution. The Regional Commander of Immigration Service Department in the Bono East Region, Chief Superintendent Enoch Annor Abrokwa, told journalists that the girls will be deported to Nigeria as soon as the process was completed. Their arrest followed the directive of the Regional Minister, Hon. Kofi Amaokohere to security personnel to rid the region of unlawful elements. Chief Superintendent Abrokwa said there was a renewed campaign to weed out foreigners engaged in unlawful acts in the territory. He said the prostitutes were arrested in the Nkoranza South and Kintampo [Read]

COZA Founder, Fatoyinbo in another scandal, alleged of abortion, manslaughter

The senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo is reportedly enmeshed in a fresh alleged abortion and manslaughter scandal with his former church member identified as Ifeoluwa Dolapo. This was contained in a petition sent to the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu. The petition also included an audio tape. This is coming weeks after Fatoyinbo was invited for questioning by the Police Headquarters in Abuja over alleged rape of professional photographer, Busola Dakolo 20 years ago. According to a report by the Nigerian Voice, Fatoyinbo was alleged of coercing Ifeoluwa Dolapo into undergoing a procedure to abort a baby after allegedly impregnating her – a procedure [Read]

Anxiety as ritualists murder octogenarian, remove organs in Taraba

TARABA – An unidentified Ritualists on Saturday murdered an 80-year-old-woman, Hannatu Kefas, in Karim Lamido local government area of Taraba state. Her dead body was discovered five days she left her house to the farm in Kodei village in Karmi Lamido LGA of the state. It was gathered that her dead body was found with her eyes, tongue, breast, private part, nails and other sensitive organs removed. The in-law to late Hanatu, Khadimoh Dani Ishaku, while narrating the incident said the woman who was a peasant farmer left her house to the farm in Kodei village in Karmi Lamido LGA when she was murdered by the unidentified ritualists. He said [Read]

Three suspected kidnappers shot dead in Kogi

KOGI – Three suspected kidnappers have been shot dead in Kogi State during a shooting encounter with a combined team of soldiers, policemen and local hunters. The state police command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP William Aya, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja on Saturday, said that two of the kidnappers also escaped with gunshot injuries. Aya said that the five-man armed kidnappers had, on Sept. 11, kidnapped six persons between Iyamoye and Ekinrinade road in Ijumu Local Government area of the state. The kidnappers, who were masked, were said to have, on the said day, kidnapped Chief Ganiyu Popoola, the Elemoh Aran of Omu-Aran, [Read]

Osun govt sacks 422 civil servants for certificate forgery

OSOGBO – The Osun state government has approved sacking of civil servants involved in acts that breach the service’s rules and regulations. A statement signed by the state Head of Service, Festus O. Oyebade on Friday, September 13 disclosed that the state Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has approved that civil servants who violet the rules of the service should be disengaged from the service. The state government had between 2013 and 2015 eganged a private organisation to conduct staff audit during which different levels of infractions were discovered. The statement made available to newsmen on Friday evening reads, “Due to paucity of fund in the state and the attendant huge wage [Read]

Pandemonium in Ondo As Irate Youths Attack Monarch, Beat Wife Over Festival

ONDO – Ilara Mokin community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State was thrown into pandemonium on Friday following the attack on the palace of the traditional ruler of the town by some irate youths.  Oba Aderemi Adefehinti was said to have been at loggerheads with his people following his alleged refusal to participate in some traditional festivals in the community. The traditional ruler, who has been on the throne since 1998, was alleged to have stopped participating in the traditional festivals because he had allegedly become a Christian. According to an eyewitness, trouble started when the monarch allegedly did not show up for the New Yam Festival to [Read]

Court Docks 39-yr-old man for allegedly stealing N19.2m – worth MTN property

LAGOS – 39 year-old man, Imoleayo Benson, on Friday appeared before an Ikorodu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing 24 MTN backup batteries worth N19.2 million. Benson, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and felony to wit stealing. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges. The prosecutor, Sgt. John Iberedem, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on July 13, at 12a.m., at Devs Cartola Ltd MTN mask, inside Benson Estate, Ikorodu. Iberedem said that the defendant stole 24 backup batteries belonging to MTN Nigeria Communications PLC valued at N29.2 million. He said that the offences [Read]

Man allegedly throws his three-month-old baby inside river in Minna

NIGER – A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna has ordered that a 20-year-old commercial motorcyclist popularly called `Okada’ rider, Mustapha Aliyu be remanded in prison custody for throwing his three-month-old baby boy into a river. Aliyu is standing trial on a charge of culpable homicide contrary to Section 221 of the Penal Code. The prosecutor, ASP Daniel Ikwoche, told the court that Amina Zakaria, the mother of the baby had reported the matter to the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sept. 8. Ikwoche said the complainant of Keranbadi village in Borgu Local Government Area of Niger alleged that she had the baby for the defendant out of [Read]

Son fakes own kidnap to defraud dad of N500,000

ABUJA – A 35-year-old man, Hamza Abdullahi has been arrested by operatives of the FCT Police Command for allegedly arranging his own kidnap. According to the police, the suspect arranged his kidnap in order to defraud his father. After arranging his kidnap, the suspect alongside his friend called his father and demanded N500,000 ransom. Speaking in Abuja on how the suspect was apprehended, the Deputy Commissioner in charge of operations, DCP Sunday Babaji said: “Police detectives from this command arrested one Hamza Abdullahi and his cohort, Awalu Shuaibu for arranging his kidnap and demanding ransom from his father. “The suspect who wanted to use the medium to extort money from [Read]

NCC Warns Internet Users Against Yahoo Yahoo Boys

In response to the increase in cybercrime around the world, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has warned internet users and other users of telecommunication in the country to guard against being defrauded by internet fraudsters known as “yahoo yahoo boys”. Amongst the measures to be taken is the installation of personal security in their system as well as forming the habit of deleting any unknown and suspicious mail in their email boxes. Presenting the lead paper at the 110th edition of its consumer outreach programme held in Umuahia Abia State capital on Thursday (yesterday) an official of NCC, Mr Abdulazeez Jide, said internet consumers should know that some of these [Read]

Ogun: 13 traditional worshippers remanded for attacking Muslims, Christians

ILARO – A Magistrate’s court sitting in Ilaro, Ogun State yesterday remanded 13 traditional worshippers for allegedly attacking Muslims and Christians in Idi-Iroko, a border community in Ipokia Local Government Area of the state. The suspects charged to court in two separate suits filed before the magistrate court were accused of assault, contempt of court, among others. The prosecutor, Dada Olushola, said the accused persons were arrested by police while committing the offence during the Oro festival. Olushola added that the accused persons observed the Oro festival during the day time which is against the judgment and order of the high court in Ipokia. Magistrate S. O. Banwo however granted [Read]

Thief Dies Inside Lagos Church After Getting Stuck In Burglary Proof During Operation [SEE VIDEOS]

LAGOS – A church burglar has died after getting stuck in a church’s burglar-proof during an overnight operation in Abule Egba, Lagos. The suspect, had Wednesday last week successfully burgled an RCCG in the area. However, luck ran out on him on Sunday night, when he tried burgling another church at No 1, Arepo Street, Awori. He was apparently trying to squeeze himself through the burglar-proof, when he snapped his neck. He was later discovered, yesterday evening, when the pastor came for a program. His phone, with its torchlight on, was also discovered beside him. See video below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

Civil Defence nabs man for allegedly defiling daughter for three years

LAGOS – The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos Command, has arrested a 46-year-old man, Mr. Chinedu Ifeleka, for sexually abusing his 14-year-old daughter for more than three years. According to the statement by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the corps, Mrs. Kehinde Bada-Okoli, yesterday, the suspect was arrested on September 6 at Mapowu Street, Ojo area of Lagos. The corps said the suspect, Chinedu started abusing his daughter in 2016 when she was 11 years old. “The incident happened to the daughter twice while she was 11 years old. The daughter said she reported to her mother but no action was taken.” The teenager, according to [Read]

Cyber Crime Suspect ‘Professor’, Jide-Oni Not Our Staff, Says OAU

OSUN  – The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has denied any link with Charles Jide-Oni, the cyber crime suspect who claimed to be a ‘professor’ at the institution. Jide-Oni, 60, was arraigned in a federal high court in Lagos on Wednesday by the EFCC for allegedly defrauding his victims of several millions of naira through false pretence. Reacting to the matter, Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olanrewaju, on Friday, told PREMIUM TIMES that the institution has no lecturer with such name whether in the past or now in the institution. [READ ALSO] EFCC arraigns OAU Professor over cyber crime Olanrewaju, who was responding to questions asked [Read]

Teacher allegedly rapes, impregnates 12-year-old pupil

YOLA – A 37-year-old teacher at Gurel Primary School, Namtari, a community in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State, has allegedly raped his 12-year-old pupil. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the girl has been confirmed pregnant by a referral centre where she was admitted for care. Bashir Tahir, a member of the Adamawa Hope Centre located at the state Specialist Hospital in Yola, where the girl was rushed to, confirmed yesterday that the girl had been impregnated, following the alleged rape by her class teacher, Nathan Yusuf. “She has received support and undergone medical tests. So far she is free from sexually transmitted diseases. But she will start [Read]