Crime

Gunmen Kills One, Kidnaps Corps Member, Others

No fewer than eight persons were reportedly kidnapped including the kidnap of a corp member identified as Adenike while one was killed after gunmen stormed Arab Road Extension 2 in the Kubwa district of the nation’s capital. Report revealed that a resident was also shot dead during the operation as …

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11-Year-Old Orphan Sexually Assaulted

The Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt has charged stepfather, pastor and school teacher for raping an 11-year-old girl at different times. Report has it that the rapists carried out the act in Buguma in Asari Toru local Government Area of the state. In the charge sheet, number PMCNO/1771C/2022, those arraigned …

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Gunmen Abducts Former Accountant General

Former Accountant-General of Cross River State, Mrs. Rose Bassey, has been abducted by some gunmen. Information gathered that Bassey was abducted alongside three yet-to-be-identified persons along Uyanga-Ikomita axis of the Calabar-Ikom She was Accountant-General under the administration of Donald Duke. They were abducted by gunmen who laid siege on the …

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Man Allegedly Kills His Wife For Returning Home Late

A 29-year-old Kenyan woman identified as Florence Kaari, was allegedly k!lled by her husband for coming home late. The woman d!ed while receiving treatment in the hospital after her husband hit her with a blunt object on the head on Sunday night, December 4, 2022 in Githurai 45. The matter …

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ICPC Detains D’banj

D’banj The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has arrested and detained Oladapo Oyebanji, known by his stage name, D’banj, over alleged diversion of N-Power fund. The musician was arrested and detained Tuesday after ICPC operatives closed in on him, to surrender himself at the Agency’s headquarters …

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Police Arraign Stepfather, Others For Raping Minor

The police in Rivers State have arraigned five persons, including a stepfather, a pastor and a school teacher, before a Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl. The act was said to have been committed in Buguma in the Asari Toru local government area of …

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Alleged Fraud: EFCC To Arrest Kano APC Senatorial Candidate

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has launched a manhunt for the arrest of Kano Central senatorial candidate under the ruling All Progressives Congress, AbdulKareem AbdulSalam Zaura, popularly called A.A Zaura. EFCC Counsel, Ahmad Rogha disclosed this to newsmen on Monday at the resumption of the criminal trial of $1.3million …

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Man Electrocuted While Stealing High-Tension Wire

A middle-aged man, identified simply as Ezekiel, was electrocuted while trying to steal a high-tension wire in the Utako area of the Federal Capital Territory. The incident occurred on Saturday night. A commercial driver, who asked to be identified only as Hassan, told our correspondent on Sunday that Ezekiel sustained …

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US Captures Wanted Ex-Lawmaker For Cocaine Trafficking

A former Honduran lawmaker who spent years on the run avoiding a US extradition order for alleged cocaine trafficking has been captured, according to the Central American country’s security minister. Midence Oqueli Martinez Turcios, 62, was apprehended on Saturday, Ramon Sabillon told local station Radio America. Martinez was a lawmaker …

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