Robbers attack Assemblies of God Church, rape girl, shoot another

Dare devil robbers on Thursday morning attacked the Assemblies of God Church in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, where they allegedly raped a girl and shot another for refusing them. According to reports, some youths belonging to the drama unit of the church, were having an all-night rehearsal in preparation for a drama programme on Friday when they were attacked between 1am and 2am by the hoodlums. While they raped one of the girls, the other was shot when she resisted their attempts to have carnal knowledge of her. They also…

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FBI: Retired Colonel Okpoh hands son over to EFCC to face $6m fraud case

Retired Colonel of the Nigerian Army, Garuba Okpoh and his wife, Justina Okpoh took their son, Felix Osilama Okpoh to the Lagos office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to face investigation of fraud related activities. Felix Okpoh is wanted by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for alleged involvement in a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scheme that defrauded over 70 different businesses in the United States, hence the reason for turning himself in. Okpoh, 31, allegedly conspired with five others to defraud their American victims of…

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Police arrests Woman who led robbery operation with local pistol, knife in Benue

Police in Benue State have arrested one Mary Jeremiah, for robbing a provision store with a locally-made pistol and knife. She has been remanded in prison on the order of a magistrates’ court in Makurdi. The police charged Jeremiah, who lives in Ofoke Ojope, Apa Local Government Area of Benue, with criminal conspiracy and robbery. Magistrate Erdoo Ter, who did not take the plea of Jeremiah for want of jurisdiction, ordered that she be remanded in the Makurdi Correctional Centre. Ter then adjourned the case until October 22 for further…

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Three arrested in Sokoto for allegedly circulating rape video

‌ Hisbah Commission in Sokoto on Monday confirmed the arrest of three people alleged to have circulated a video on social media while sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. The victim was said to be scheduled to get married on October 17, but the marriage was called off as a result of the viral video circulated by the suspects. The state Hisbah Commandant, Dr Adamu Kasarawa, told journalists in Sokoto that the principal suspect, son of a political appointee in the state, and his two friends would be handed over to…

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Land racketing allegation: Sanusi may face corruption charges

Deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, is yet to get trouble off his back as Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has given him 2 days to respond to allegations of land racketeering against him while on throne. Recall that the commission in March, asked Sanusi to appear before it for allegedly ordering the illegal sale of several hectares of land in the state. Reports said the agency claimed that “proceeds of the sales remitted to the emirate council bank account can be traced to the companies of…

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Man buries grandchild alive in Bauchi

It was a double loss for Hafsat Badawa, a 17 year-old lady from Rimin Zayam in Toro L.G.A of Bauchi, as she was raped and impregnated, now the newly born baby, a male was also killed by Hafsat’s father who buried the day old baby alive. According to the reports, one Danjuma Malam Uba had carnal knowledge of Hafsat sometime early 2020 now at large. On September 14, 2020, the victim was delivered of a baby. Her father, a 50-year old man named Audu Badawa took the baby(his grandchild) from…

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Herdsmen arrested for rape and robbery in Ogun State

Two herdsmen, Abu Adamu and Muhammadu Aliyu were arrested by policemen from the Ewekoro Divisional Headquarters Ogun State and transferred to Ogun State Police Command. The suspects were arrested for invading a farm in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state, allegedly stealing the sum of N140,000 and gang-raping the 16-year-old daughter of the farmer. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed that the suspects invaded a farm settlement at Afowowa Gbelu, dispossessed one Amina Okeshola of N140,000 and gang-raped her 16-year-old daughter on the…

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Notorious armed robber, Bobisky dies from multiple gunshots

‌ Honest Diagbara, a notorious armed robber and kidnapper otherwise known as Bobisky is dead after he was arrested alive by men of the Nigerian Police Force in Rivers State. Recall that Governor Nyesom Wike had earlier placed a N30 million bounty on Bobisky’s head, saying he will reward any member of the public who can provide useful information that will lead to the arrest of the criminal. Bobisky was arrested alive early Saturday at Korokoro in the Tai Local Government Area in a sting operation led by the Divisional…

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COVID-19: Two men allegedly defrauded German firm €14.7 million, nabbed

Babatunde Adesanya alias Teddy, a Masters degree holder, aged 50 and his accomplice, 41-year-old Akinpelu Hassan Abass were arrested by men of the cyber crime unit of the Nigerian Police, Abuja, INTERPOL and National Central Bureau for their involvement in a COVID-19 scam and defrauding a German firm of €14.7 million. Their arrest was based on information that they were members of a sophisticated transnational criminal network which defrauded one Freiherr Fredrick Von Hahn, a representative of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia. The statement by the Nigerian Police reads:…

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General Hospital’s Medical Director abducted

Police at the Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the Medical Director of a General Hospital in Idoani, Ondo State, Dr. Olufemi Adeogun. The medical doctor was reportedly kidnapped at the bad portion of Owani/Idoani road, Ose Local Government Area of the state. Also abducted along with the medical director is a record officer with the hospital, Mrs. Foluke Ajibola and another victim, yet to be identified. Reports say, the driver of the vehicle in which they were traveling was shot in the arm, but escaped from…

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