Category: Crime

  • Court Jails Engineer, 2 Others For Cybercrime

    Court Jails Engineer, 2 Others For Cybercrime

    Abdul Salaudeen, Ilorin Justice Muhammed Sani of the Federal High Court in Ilorin yesterday convicted a 26-year-old computer engineer, Olabisi Samuel from Boluwaduro Local Government Area of Osun State and two others over offences bordering on cybercrime and retention of proceeds of unlawful activities. The two others are Ajayi Olayemi, a DJ from Akure South […]

  • Edo Police Command Parades 15 Cultists, 2 Armed Robbery Suspects

    Edo Police Command Parades 15 Cultists, 2 Armed Robbery Suspects

    Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The Edo State Police Command in its effort to make Edo safe for the people recorded another breakthrough in crime prevention in the state with the arrest of 15 Cultists and 2 Armed Robbery Suspects by the combine patrol team and anti-cultist unit of the command. This was disclosed  by the […]

  • No Council Chairman In Benue Is Under Probe – Achabo

    No Council Chairman In Benue Is Under Probe – Achabo

    Henry Ibya, Makurdi Special Adviser to the governor of Benue State on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Kenneth Achabo has expressed happiness that no local government chairman is being probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Mr Achabo, who disclosed this during the joint account allocation committee meeting which was the last […]

  • Mother Stabs 17-Year-Boy To Death In Ondo

    Mother Stabs 17-Year-Boy To Death In Ondo

    Funso Ojo, Akure Twenty years old mother of one, Biodun Abayomi has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for allegedly killing a 17-year-old boy, Mohammed Jamiu. The suspect was said to have committed the offence on May 28 at Ebute, Okitipupa, headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area. The suspect, who was paraded at […]

  • Easter Tragedy: Angry Youths Set Cable Thief Ablaze In A’Ibom

    Easter Tragedy: Angry Youths Set Cable Thief Ablaze In A’Ibom

    Iniobong Sunday, Uyo Angry youths of Obot Idim community in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state yesterday defiled the holy Easter Monday and administered  jungle justice by setting a suspected cable thief ablaze. The incident, it was gathered, occurred in the wee-hours of the morning along Aka Nnung Udoe road, few kilometers from […]

  • Police Arrest Impostor, Kidnappers, Others In Edo 

    Police Arrest Impostor, Kidnappers, Others In Edo 

    Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City Edo State Police Command said it has arrested one John Terso, an indigene of Benue State, who until his arrest, was parading himself as an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP 1.  A statement signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Kontongs Bello, said Terso was a dismissed police officer. The suspect had […]

  • Senate Moves To Re-amend Proceeds of Crime Bill 2022

    Senate Moves To Re-amend Proceeds of Crime Bill 2022

    Abdulateef Bamgbose  The Senate, on Tuesday, moved to re-amend the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Bill, 2022, passed by the chamber on March 9, 2022, last week. The decision to re-amend the bill followed the consideration of a motion for re-committal sponsored by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi North).  In his presentation, Senator […]

  • Senate passes Proceeds of Crime Bill 2022

    Senate passes Proceeds of Crime Bill 2022

    Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate, on Wednesday, passed the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Bill, 2022. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of a report by the Joint Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes; and Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters. Presenting the Joint Committee’s report, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari (Kaduna North), said […]

  • Court Remands Man, 48, In Prison Custody For Attempted Felony

    Court Remands Man, 48, In Prison Custody For Attempted Felony

    Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The Chief Magistrate Uhunoma ILube of Oredo Magistrates’ court, on Friday  directed that one Idahosa Friday, 48, be remanded in  prison Custody after pleading guilty for an attempt to commit felony. The Chief Magistrate gave this directive  and adjourned the case to April 18 for statement of facts. Earlier, The Police Prosecutor, […]

  • Breaking: NDLEA Declares DCP Abba Kyari Wanted Over Hard Drugs Link

    Breaking: NDLEA Declares DCP Abba Kyari Wanted Over Hard Drugs Link

    Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Monday declared suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police(DCP) Abba Kyari, wanted over alleged links with an international drug cartel. The Spokesperson of the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, made the announcement during a short press conference held in its Headquarters on Monday. Recall that a report by the Federal […]