Police arrest Domestic workers over missing N243m jewellery

Two domestic workers, Alex Obinyan and Ayuba Samson, have been arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stealing jewellery worth N243m in the Lekki area of the state. It was gathered that Obinyan, a cleaner, and Samson, a car washer, allegedly stole a Cuban diamond neck chain as well as Frank Muller and Rolex wristwatches worth N243m belonging to their boss, who is a celebrity, and fled to Borno State. It was learnt that the duo were arrested after selling the…

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Teenager, three others arrested with 42 bags of marijuana in Ogun

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 19-year-old boy, James Tiva, and three others with 42 bags of marijuana popularly called, Indian Hemp, in a community in Ogun State. Other suspects are, Anayor Okechukwu, 25, John chid, 32 and Felix Tehemeh, 20, were on Saturday, November 9, 2019, arrested with the bags of weeds. According to Ogun State Police Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, “The suspects were arrested following information received by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ijebu Igbo Police Station that some cannabis farmers who had just harvested their illicit…

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Robbery attack: Two suspects arrested insides inside BRT bus

A robbery attack was botched yesterday by men of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Corps on Friday, which led to the arrest of two suspects – Kenechukwu  Chukwuka and Adam Isiak. According to the report, some suspects pretending to be passengers, boarded a BRT bus from Tollgate, Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Ogun State, en route to Oshodi around 7.30am. The assailants suddenly brought out weapons on reaching Ijaiye area and started beating up the passengers. It was gathered that the driver quickly drove to a halt and raised the alarm which caught the…

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Court of Appeal Judge, Chioma Nwosu abducted, police orderly shot dead

Unknown gunmen, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 kidnapped one of the justices of the Benin Court of Appeal, Justice Chioma Nwabuzor, after killing the police orderly attached to her. The incident was said to have occurred along the Benin Agbor Expressway while in company of her driver and her orderly who died during the attack, while the driver escaped death, but with injuries. DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, the Edo State Police Command spokesman said that the incident occurred at about 11.30 a.m., along the Benin-Agbor expressway, at Christ Chosen Church of…

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How Flood caused 228 prisoners’ escape in Kogi

Cree Torrential rain that fell on Monday morning in Koton-Karfi, Kogi Local Government council of Kogi State, according to reports, is responsible for the escape of about 228 prisoners from the medium federal prison after the collapse of some parts of the building while many houses were submerged by the flood. The rain which started at about 2:00 a.m. on Monday, wreaked havoc, leading to the destruction of some parts of the prison building, which paved the way for the inmates to escape. According to one of the residents, it…

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FBI suspect, Oyediran sentenced to one year imprisonment

Joseph Oyeniran, a Nigerian mentioned by the US Federal Bureau of Intelligence(FBI) as one of the internet fraudsters on its suspect list has been sentenced to one year imprisonment for cheating and impersonation by Kwara State High Court in Ilorin. According to Justice Mahmud Abdulgafar who sentenced the convict, he said that pieces of evidence presented before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) were overwhelming and uncontroverted. The judge held that the testimonies of the prosecution witness, the pleas of the defendant and documents presented were…

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Awosanya to EFCC: Stop raiding nightclubs, investigate Tinubu’s bullion van story

EndSAS activist, Segun Awosanya, took a swipe at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the failure of the anti-graft body to go after All Progressives Congress chieftain, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu despite picture evidence of bullion vans laden with cash allegedly at Tinubu’s Bourdillon, Ikoyi home. It was the EFCC post on Twitter that triggered the response of the social media activist, Awosanya alias Segalink. The EFCC tweeted, “Section 7(1) of the EFCC Establishment Act, 2004 gives us the power to investigate properties of any person if it appears…

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Fraudsters hack UBA server, stole depositor’s N752m

United Bank for Africa(UBA) recently had its server hacked by fraudsters, and lost the sum of N752m depositors money belonging to Flour Mills Nigeria Limited. According to an auditor of the Bank, Mr. Ojo Oladimeji, he narrated to the Federal High Court in Lagos how the bank’s server was hacked, and N752m was transferred to 20 different accounts between June 24 and July 3, 2019. The auditor testified against an alleged Internet fraudster, Ola Lawal, alias Lawal Roland, who is being prosecuted for the alleged hacking of UBA’s server by…

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Gardener in police net; threatens to kidnap, murder his boss

Nnaji Nwabueze, a suspect and private gardener of a businessman based in Enugu is in trouble for issuing threat messages to members of the public, in a bid to extort money from them. He has been arrested by the Police Command in Enugu State, after threatening to kidnap and also murder his boss if he fails to pay a certain amount of money. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu in a statement on Saturday in Enugu, said that the suspect demanded money from such people via text messages…

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Sex-for-grades scandal rocks UNILAG

Due to the escapades of randy some lecturers, Nigerian universities caught global attention yesterday. The focus on the nation’s universities was triggered by yesterday’s release by BBC African Eye, of a video allegedly showing academics propositioning undercover female reporters. Wearing a secret camera, a reporter, Kiki Mordi, had allegedly visited Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu, a lecturer of the Department of European Languages and Integrated Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos (UNILAG), posing as a 17-year-old admission seeker. The clip went on to show the lecturer allegedly making sexual overtures to…

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