Category: Crime

Special courts will give more bites to anti-corruption fight-BMO

          When the Special Crimes Court Bill successfully scales through at the National Assembly, Nigeria will be set on a path to take on...

Collation officer in Kogi presents N50, 000 bribe offered by politician

A collation officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kogi state on Sunday presented a N50,000 bribe politicians allegedly offered to a...

2019 budget padded by N12.4 billion – ICPC

  Barely one week to the passage of the 2019 budget estimates submitted to the National Assembly,the Independent Corrupt Practises Bureau(ICPC),Prof. Bolaji...

EFCC arrests two brothers for extorting ‘yahoo’ boys

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, has arrested two blood brothers for extorting internet fraudsters with promises of shielding...

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Fraud: Woman tells court how fake pastor, two others allegedly duped her ofN28.9m

A prosecution witness (PW2) and victim of advanced fee fraud, on Thursday narrated to a Plateau State High Court how a fake pastor and a husband and wife allegedly...

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Court remands man, 26, over laptop theft

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun, on Thursday, remanded one Lawrence Olajide, 26, in the Nigerian Correctional Service over alleged laptop theft. The defendant is...

Three sentenced to death for kidnapping traditional ruler, killing palace guard

  An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday sentenced to death, three men who kidnapped a Lagos monarch and killed his palace guard. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo...

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Scavenger bags three years imprisonment for stealing N9m canles

An Iwo Road Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Wednesday sentenced one Akeem Yusuf ,23, to three years’ imprisonment for damaging and stealing cables worth N9, 000, 000...

Policemen beat 26-yr-old man to death

  A 26-Year-Old Man, Abdulkadir Nasiru, Has Been Beaten to Death By The Police After His Father Took Him To Police Station For Questioning In Kano State. It was...

Govt officials coniviving with pipeline vandals must be prosecuted- Lawan

  ***Senate wants NNPC to re-evaluate surveillance measures on pipelines ***Orders NNPC to refund N382.2m to Treasury President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on...