Two dead as masquerade festival turns bloody in Ibadan

An ongoing masquerade festival at Oja Igbo area of Ibadan, Oyo State, is believed to have been hijacked by hoodlums, killing and maiming innocent people. According to the National President of Soludero Hunters Association, Oba Nureni Ajijola Anabi, he said, “When the Egungun festival began, these hoodlums killed one man at Oja Igbo and Ita Ege areas of Ibadan. They killed many people. Oba Anabi narrated that: “They killed a man four days ago, because the man challenged them on why they wanted to set his family house on fire.…

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Teenage girl reports father to Police for allegedly defiling her

A 45year-old man, Kayode Adeyanju has been transferred to the Gender Unit of the Lagos State Police Command, after his 14year-old daughter reported at the Ipakodo police division, that her father alleged defiled her. The teenager alleged that her father, had been having carnal knowledge of her for some time, with a stern warning to her never to tell anyone. The young lady, however picked up courage, and reportedly stormed the police station demanding to speak with a police woman. When she was granted audience, she opened up on the…

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EFCC Arrests fake Juju priest for defrauding sick woman of N250m

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested Abayomi Kamaldeen Alaka (a.k.a Awise), leader of a deadly syndicate of juju scammers that operates from a shrine at Ashipa Town, near Abeokuta Ogun State. Awise’s arrest followed a petition by a victim, Bright Juliet who lost N250m to the syndicate after she was tricked to provide money for sacrifices and invocations to heal her of an ailment. She was introduced to Alaka by Akinola Bukola Augustina (a.ka. Iya Osun) whom she met on Facebook in the course of…

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Son, father in EFCC net for internet related fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, is investigating an alleged case of conspiracy, computer-related fraud, obtaining by false pretense and retention of proceeds of unlawful activities levelled against one Malik Giles Bakare. Bakare was arrested by officers of the Nigeria Police, Force CID, Alagbon, Lagos on May 31, 2021 and subsequently handed over to the EFCC for further investigation and prosecution. Investigations revealed that he acts as a middleman, who connects internet fraudsters around the globe with pickers, and receives some percentage on every successful transaction…

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Don’t pay ransom if I’m abducted — El-Rufai’s wife

Hajiya Asia El-Rufai, wife of the Governor of Kaduna State said that, to put an end to banditry and kidnappings in Nigeria, sacrifices are necessary by citizens, as she said that no ransom should be paid if she is kidnapped. She disclosed this, in Kaduna while addressing participants of a peace and security training, organized for Kaduna women. Mrs. El-Rufai said ”we must sacrifice to bring this to an end. I am ready to die in the hands of kidnappers if it will bring peace to this country.” “As long…

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Drama as Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay almost fight at Lagos Salon

It was a big drama, as popular singers, Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shay, almost best up each other at a salon in Lekki-Lagos. A video surfaced online, as they were being pulled apart from getting physical at the salon as they threw altercations at each other. According to the story, Seyi Shay had walked up to Tiwa Savage at the salon to say hi, but Tiwa was snub her. Tiwa reasoned that, Seyi Shay had no right to walk up to her to say hi, considering the insults Seyi Shay…

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Monarch wants T.B Joshua buried in his hometown

His Royal Highness, Oba Yisa Olanipekun, the Zaki of Arigidi Akoko in Akoko North-East council area of Ondo State, hometown of the late Prophet T.B Joshua said the community would want him buried in the community. He pointed out that notable clergymen in the country, most especially Moses Orimolade was buried in his hometown, Ikare. ”You will recall that Prophet Moses Orimolade was buried in his hometown, Ikare. So burying him too in the hometown will ensure his legacy remains permanently in Arigidi Akoko. He said the late clergyman would…

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Synagogue Church’s Prophet T.B Joshua Is Dead!

The founder of Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, known as T.B Joshua has died at on Saturday the 5th of June at about 7 pm after he was rushed to a hospital in Ikotun area of Lagos state. The Man of God was said to have finished a church service at his under-construction prayer city when the ugly incident happened towards the end of the service. He was said to have complained of feeling tired and was immediately rushed to the hospital before he was…

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EFCC arrests 11 Internet fraudsters in Lagos

Men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects are: Nwomkiro Ekene Jude, Olukoya Oluwadamilare Timilehin, Akingbade Mubarak Ayoboye, Adeolu Kolawole Oluwajifemi, Nwankwo Tochuckwu Michael, Kehinde Timilehin Ajibola, Adesina Deji, Olalekan Abiola, Anthony Ekene Iwuji, Emeka Metuh and Oluwasegun Pelumi. They were arrested on Monday, May 31, 2021 in the Alagbado area of Lagos State, following credible intelligence received by the Commission about their involvement in computer-related fraud. Upon their arrest, items such as mobile devices, laptops and exotic cars…

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Missing NSCDC officer’s body found in shallow grave after 18months, fiance arrested

The remains of Josephine Onche, a female officer of Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, who went missing in December 2019, few days to her wedding ceremony, has been found in a shallow grave in Obi Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue State. It would be recalled that the family of the lady who hailed from Otukpo LGA, had at the time reported that she had gone to the market to purchase things for the ceremony, only for her to get missing. The victim, a daughter of the former…

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