Couple arrested for torturing maid with hot iron, nail

A couple, Mr Jude Ozougwu and his wife Ifeoma, have been arrested by the Enugu State Police Command on Saturday for alleged torture and drilling of nails into the head of a 10-year-old maid. It was said that the girl had been rescued. The spokesman for the police in the state, ASP Daniel Ezea, said in a statement that the victim, Nneoma Nnadi, was maltreated by her aunt whom she lived with. She allegedly used different objects such as hot pressing iron, iron rods and nails to inflict injuries on…

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Man allegedly commits suicide after stabbing live-in lover

Emmanuel Mekuri, an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, has allegedly commit suicide after stabbing his live-in lover, Patricia Ogunshola, during an argument at their place of residence in Araromi, Morogbo area of the state. It was gathered that an argument on infidelity ensued between them, which degenerated into a physical combat. Out of annoyance, Emmanuel allegedly got hold of a knife and used it to stab Patricia in her right thigh and when the attack became unbearable, she reportedly fled the house. Thereafter, Emmanuel allegedly stabbed himself…

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Cosmetic surgeon arraigned in Lagos over failed plastic surgery

A Lagos-based cosmetic surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, whose services allegedly resulted in the death of one Mrs Nneka Onwuzuligbo, was on Friday arraigned by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. Adepoju, alongside her hospital, Med Contour Services Limited, was arraigned for allegedly obstructing an investigation by the FCCPC into the case. In the five counts pressed against her before Justice Mohammed Liman, the FCCPC accused the cosmetic surgeon of shunning summons by the agency to appear and produce certain documents. In a six-paragraph affidavit of completion of investigation attached…

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Fraud: Dubai hands over Hushpuppi, accomplice to FBI

Internet fraudster, Raymond Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, has been handed over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States of America by the Dubai Police, United Arab Emirates. Abbas, his friend, Olalekan Ponle, aka Woodberry, and 10 other Africans were arrested during a special operation dubbed, Fox Hunt 2. They were alleged to have committed fraud amounting to N168bn. No fewer than 1,926,400 people from different parts of the world were also said to have fallen victims to the suspects. The Dubai Police also claimed they recovered N16bn cash from the house,…

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Pastor arrested for alleged rape of 12-year-old girl in uncompleted building

Niyi Omowodun, a 54-year-old pastor, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for defiling a 12-year-old girl in an uncompleted building. The suspect, who is a pastor at Helmet of Life International Church, reportedly committed the offence at Ejigun Agbede Itele Ota, in the Ado-odo Local Government Area of the state He was said to have dragged the 12-year-girl, who was sent on an errand, to an uncompleted building in the area and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola…

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Rape allegation: IG orders probe of D’Banj accuser’s arrest

The probe of the policemen who allegedly arrested Seyitan Babatayo, the lady that accused Musician, Oladapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj of rape, has been ordered by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. The IG gave the order in a letter dated June 25, 2020 with reference number CZ:7050/IGP.SEC/ABJ/Vol. 132/978 signed on his behalf by his Principal Staff Officer, DCP Idowu Owohunwa. The letter is titled, ‘Re: Petition Against Inspector Abraham, Supol Ugowe and the Entire Police Officers Team at Ikeja, Lagos Division of the Inspector General of Police.’ The letter, which was addressed…

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Kidnappers kill Doctor, son and friend after collecting N7•5m ransom

Two kidnap suspects, Gwar Henry and one Bello were part of a crime syndicate terrorizing the North Central axis of the country. The two suspects were arrested by the Intelligence Response Team. They allegedly killed three of their victims after collecting N7.5m ransom from their family members. The Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, disclosed this in Abuja while parading 26 suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearms and other sundry offences. According to Mba, the kidnap syndicate abducted one Dr Audu Benedict, his son and…

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Fraud: 11 Nigerians arraigned in US over fresh $6m fraud

The United States has arraigned 11 more Nigerians over another $6m alleged bank fraud barely two weeks after six Nigerians were arraigned for alleged involvement in internet fraud. According to a statement by the US Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey, the defendants are Sulaiman Dosunmu, 39;  Tunde Adeowo, 40; Muritala Adeowo, 55; Ayanniyi Alayande, 47; Ahmmed Ponle, 41; Margiettu Kamu, 34; Rafiat Sarumi, 36; Babatunde Oke, 40; Adekunle Owolabi, 49; Olayinka Olaseinde, 42; Olugbenga Oyedele, 47. They were charged for their alleged roles in a conspiracy to commit bank fraud in Southern New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania over the course of four…

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Abductors tell victim’s parents “we only need her virginity”

Family of kidnapped Bauchi State undergraduate, Patience Emmanuel, who went missing few days back, have revealed that the suspected cultists who kidnapped her, told them that they didn’t need money but the victim’s virginity. The family said Patience, a 20-year-old 100 level Pharmacology student at the Bauchi State University, Gadau, left the house on Wednesday afternoon and her whereabouts unknown since then. Speaking on Saturday, the victim’s father, Mr Emmanuel Kushi, a retired civil servant, said his daughter was abducted on her way home after visiting his younger brother. He…

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Man arrested for defiling three-month-old baby in Nasarawa

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nasarawa State Command, has arrested a 27-year-old man, Ahmadu Yaro, for allegedly defiling a three-month-old baby in Adogi village, Lafia Local Government Area of the state. The Deputy State Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Bisi Olugboyega, who paraded the suspect on behalf of the Commandant, Mr Mahmud Fari, said, “We have tracked and apprehended the 27-year-old suspected rapist, Ahmadu Yaro. “He is presently in custody for allegedly defiling a three-month-old baby in Adogi village, Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.” He said…

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