Category: Crime

Sun Trust Bank appoints Halima,Adamawa indigene as MD/CEO

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) through its bank Director, Banking Supervision, Mr Ahmed Abdullahi directed for the approval of a letter to Mrs Halima Buba as the...

10 Former Nigerian Governors Who May Join Orji Kalu In Prison

punchng.comDec 15, 2019 7:00 AM In this piece, ENIOLA AKINKUOTU and TOBI AWORINDE report that the list of former governors going to jail may extend in the coming months...

Adamawa,others amongs the 10 poorest states in Nigeria-NBS

According to a report by the National bureau of statistics (NBS) revealed that Adamawa state is among the poorest state in Nigeria. The data indicated that Adamawa is...

Gov. Ishaku injects N500m in Taraba savings and loans, revived 8 companies, established 1new- MD

By: Sule Sani, Jalingo In an effort to utilize state’s own resources and to improve the economic growth of Taraba state, Governor Darius Ishaku has injected Five...

GTBANK/ INNOSON TUSSLE: INNOSON’S LAWYER, SHOT 3 TIMES BY ASSASSINS

Below is a press statement released by Cornel Osigwe, Press Secretary for Innoson Group; Counsel to Innoson Nigeria Limited and to Chief Dr. Innocent Chukwuma, Prof...

EFCC Arrests staff of Fidelity Bank For Allegedly Stealing N137m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, has arrested one Kehinde Olumide Agbabiaka, a sales agent of Fidelity Bank Plc. His arrest was...

Adamawa Rape Case: Abbati raped goat before raping 5yrs old girl- the narratives suggests

Her head was lying on the lap of Hauwa Garba knitting her hair, after a successful surgery. Some of those who keenly observed her after having recovered from the drowsy...

Adamawa:The ordeals,the crime and the complications in the rape of 5yrs Fatima

By Mohammad Adamu Dodo Fatimah, about five years old girl-child of seeming unruly parents, was rushed to specialist hospital Yola, Adamawa State northeast Nigeria Friday...

Herders/Famers crisis:Borno state Gov. donates Sambisa forest for RUGA

By Baba gana Modu Maiduguri Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara, has donated some parts of the enclave of the Boko Haram, Sambisa forest, for the...

Lawmaker allegedly beats woman, forces her to walk naked

Mr Uduak Nseobot, councillor representing Ibiono Southern II, Ward 6 A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state has appeared before a state High Court in Uyo for allegedly...

Adamawa Youths should shun all forms of social vices-Youth Leader

The “Sarkin Matasan” (Youth leader) of Adamawa state under the leadership of Lamido Adamawa Emirate,Barr Aliyu Wakili Boya called on youths in the state to...

Police, Armed Robbers In 30-minute Gun Battle

Nigeria Police on Saturday engaged suspected hoodlums in a foiled robbery attempt in Idemili North local government area of Anambra State. Confirming the incident,...

Hoodlums break into Taraba Correspondents Chapel Office in Jalingo

By Sule Sani-Jalingo Suspected hoodlums had in the early hours of Friday, broken into the NUJ Taraba Correspondents Chapel Office in Jalingo, carting away valuable...

POLICE RESCUE 4 KIDNAPPED TURKISH EXPATRIATES IN KWARA

The four Turkish expatriates who were kidnapped by gunmen in Gbale, Edu Local Government Area of Kwara, have been rescued by the police. The victims had spent six days...

Boko Haram: Defeated, broke terrorists asked to repent, release abducted workers

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has demanded the release of Action Against Hunger workers abducted by members of the Boko Haram sect in Borno State....

Impersonation: 74-Year-Old Man Arraigned In Court For Allegedly Forging SGF Boss’ Documents

Police in Ekiti have arraigned a 74-year-old man, Adejare Agboola, for allegedly forging documents of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha,...

Crime: Adamawa FRSC begins Keke NAPEP registration, licensing

The Adamawa Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has sensitized Keke NAPEP riders in the state on the need to register and obtain license as legitimate...

5 notorious Adamawa kidnappers repent, surrender arms

Mr Audu Madaki, the state’s Commissioner of Police, made this known while honouring leader of Adamawa Branch of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria...

Adamawa: Abducted Perm Sec gains freedom after ransom settled

Mr. Emmanuel Piridimso, the Permanent Secretary, ministry of mineral resources, Adamawa State have been released by his abductors after the payment of ransom, Fombina...

Kidnappers of Adamawa Perm Sec demand N25m ransom

Abductors of Mr. Emmanuel Piridimso, the Permanent Secretary, Adamawa State ministry of mineral resources have put forward a demand of N25 million bounty before his...

Jalingo community confiscates 62 cows from invader’s herdsmen

Some youths in Kona community, a suburb of Jalingo in Taraba in the early hours of Thursday confiscated 62 cows from some armed herdsmen who invaded Kona village. Mr...

Breaking: Gunmen kidnap Adamawa Permanent Secretary

Fombina Times Gunmen have in the wee hours of Wednesday abducted Mr. Emmanuel Piridimso, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mineral resources, Adamawa State. A family...

Kidnappers to face death sentence as Taraba State lawmakers passes new law.

In an effort to curtail incessant and indisctibe kidnapping of people in Taraba state,kidnappers to face dead sentence as a bill sponsored by the speaker,Rt Hon Abel...

Terrorism and Counterterrorism: French Policy after the 2015 Attacks

Since the 19th century, France has been the constant target of terrorism by various groups[1]. To counter this threat, regimes before the Fifth Republic had endorsed...

NDLEA arrests 171, seized 677kg of illicit drugs in Taraba

By Sule Sani-Jalingo The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says war against drug abuse can only be won in the country through inclusive and accountable...

Banditry: Security operatives raid Gerio enclave, arrest scores of Shilla boys in Adamawa

The joint security operatives raided the Gerio enclave, known by many as “Adamawa Sambisa_, Saturday and have flushed out the unrepentant, refused-to-surrender...

Taraba crisis: NSCDC commandant urges warring factions to eschew violence

Alhaji Aliyu Ndanusa, the Taraba Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday urged the warring factions in the various violent clashes...

Reports on kidnappings in Nigeria over exaggerated, says Osinbajo in New York

By Joe Adams “There are cases of kidnapping, no question at all about that, but some of the more dramatic stories that you hear are simply not true. Vice president...

Insecurity:65 Shilla boys,86 kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

The police in Adamawa State have arrested 86 persons, suspected to be behind kidnapping cases in the state. It also arrested 65 notorious Shila boys gang members that...

ALLEGED N450M FRAUD: COURT ADJOUNS UNTIL JUNE 19 FOR BELGORE, EX-MINISTER’S TRIAL

He had told the court that he was innocent of the charges preferred against him by EFCC, adding that the prosecution pressed charges against him, even though he did not...

Corruption:Indigenes in Adamawa Trained on Budget and Financial Tracking on Govt spending

An NGO, iFollow the Money, has trained some selected Adamawa Indigenes of Adamawa state on the techniques and methodology for monitoring and tracking of government...

Police in Taraba maltreats Journalist, passengers and extorts money from them

By Sule Sani-Jalingo It has been observed that a Highway patrol team of the Nigeria Police Force led by one Inspector Samuel Alhamdu has been harassing commercial...

Sallah:Liberty reporter’s Car stolen in Yola

A Honda Civic Car belonging to a reporter of Liberty Television,Ibrahim Abubakar has been reported stolen. The correspondent of Liberty TV basing in Yola,Adamawa state...

No hiding place for criminals in Kano-new CP Iliyasu

Illyasu charged parents to imbibe the spirit of discipline and attitudinal change on their children, pointing out that there should be social re-orientation so as to...

Taraba NSCDC Shuts down unlicensed security guard companies

By Dan Sule-Jalingo The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday said it has put in place a task force to shut down all the unlicensed private security...

Taraba: GOC 3 DIV Charges officers on synergy operation with other Security agents

By Sule Sani-Jalingo General Officer Commanding three Division, Jos, Major General Nuhu Ambazau has charged Officers and Men of the Nigeria Army to synergies and work...

PCN arrests 13 illegal medicine dealers in Taraba

From Dan Sule-Jalingo In its effort to ensure all illegal medicine stores are sealed across the country, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria PCN has arrested thirteen...

LG Funds: Pro-democracy group charges Buhari to probe Governors over misuse of allocation since 1999

A civil society group, National Democratic Front (NDF), has called on President Muhammdu Buhari to probe governors over embezzlement of local government allocations...

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