Category: Crime

FG requests more powers to seize, freeze stolen funds, assets

Federal Government has requested the National Assembly for more powers to freeze and seize stolen public funds and assets. President Muhammadu Buhari in a letter to the...

Ember Months:Adamawa FRSC command flags off campaign to reduce accident by 15%, fatalities by 20%

As a precursor to prevent the high rate of accidents and fatalities that has become the hallmark of the ember months, Adamawa State command of the Federal Roads Safety...

FG declares Nigeria Africa’s largest rice producer

Federal Government has declared Nigeria the largest producer of rice in Africa. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, made this declaration in...

2021 budget: Reps Dauda lauds Buhari, appeals for Adamawa neglected communities

The Federal representatives Lawmaker in the National Assembly for the people of Michika and Madagali,Hon Zakaria Dauda Nyampa during the Tuesday plenary presided by Rt...

How we spurned govs’, Emefiele’s moves to stop #EndSARS protests -Aisha Yesufu

An attempt by state governors and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to stop the #EndSARS protests met a brick wall on Monday as protesters...

CBN disburses N38.11bn loans to 44,458 beneficiaries through NIRSAL

Central Bank of Nigeria says it disbursed a total of N38.11 billion loans to 44,458 beneficiaries through the NIRSAL Microfinance bank, and other participating financial...

Some #EndSARS protesters displaying mob mentality – Keyamo

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, says the ongoing #EndSARS protest rocking the country is becoming a mob action. Keyamo said some...

IGP sets up new unit, replaces SARS with SWAT

…orders all ex-SARS operatives to report in Abuja for debriefing Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has set up a new unit to replace the dissolved...

A 44yr former councillor Rapes 86yr blind Woman in Adamawa

An eighty-six-year-old blind woman, residing in Laide-Bajabure in Girei local government area was alleged to have been raped by a forty-four-year-old man, one Abdulraham...

Boko Haram kills 14 farmers in Borno Crime

Fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist group killed 14 farmers in restive Northeast Nigeria, members of a government-backed militia said Tuesday. The sources told AFP...

Executive order unnecessary, IGP has disbanded SARS, says Buhari’s aide

Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, says Executive Order is not needed to disband the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force...

Sen Abbo influences the construction of 30 years abandoned Kwa-Betso road in Adamawa

…thank President Muhammadu Buhari for awarding the contract The Senator representing Adamawa Northern Senatorial District, Mr Ishaku Abbo has influenced the...

Sch reopening: Tension grief Adamawa teachers as govt served them ejection notice to vacate residential quarters

Teachers of secondary schools in Adamawa are bitterly lamenting and confusion over what they said unfair treatment by the state Government who served them ejection...

Hoodlums attack minister, Soun of Ogbomoso, chiefs, vandalise palace

Suspected hoodlums on Sunday disrupted a meeting between the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare; the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi, and other...

#EndSARS: Kano gov suspends media aide for criticising Buhari

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has suspended his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Yakasai, for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari (retd). Yakasai had...

Vigilante arrested by Adamawa police for robbing,killing POS attendat

Vigilante arrested by Adamawa police for robbing,killing POS attendat By Tom Garba,Yola Adamawa State police command has confirmed the arrest of a 28-year-old vigilante...

Bring in reforms that would sanitize and strengthen SARS rather than scraping it- Emir of Muri tells IG

The Emir of Muri Emirate in Taraba state, HRH. Abbas Njidda Tafida, has called on the Federal government to look inwards and bring in reforms that would sanitize and...

John lied in his two year’s achievements to have renovated kor bridge in Pankshin LGA-Group

A group under the umbrella of Kor patriotic Front has condemned the two year’s achievements of Sir John Damap, the council chairman of Pankshin Local Government...

Girl Child int’l day: CAMAC Calls against Discrimination,sue for equal right for Girls

The Center for Media Advocacy for Mother and Child (CAMAC), has called on all stakeholders join hands together in ensuring all forms of discrimination against girls are...

#ENDSARS PROTEST: POLICE KILL ONE, INJURE SEVEN IN OGBOMOSHO, SAYS MAKINDE…ORDERS PROBE OF VICTIM’S SHOOTING TO DEATH

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has condemned the killing of one Jimoh Isiaka during the #EndSARS protest in the Ogbomoso area of the state on Saturday. Makinde, in a...

#ENDSARS Protest: 100,000 people unfollow Buhari on Twitter within 24 hours

About 100,000 people have unfollowed President Muhammadu Buhari on Twitter as a sign of protest of his management of the current policing crisis across the nation....

PSC dismisses ACP, nine senior police officers for misconduct

Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of 10 senior police officers and the reduction in the rank of nine others for misconduct. The dismissed officers...

#EndSARS: I stand with you, Atiku tells protesters

…as Super Eagles players, mothers join protest Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has declared support for Nigerian youths currently engaged in street protests...

N712bn wasted under Niger Delta Amnesty programme – NSA Monguno

National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, on Friday, said N712 billion was wasted and unaccounted for under the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme. Monguno disclosed this...

COVID-19 lockdown violation: Sanwo-Olu grants Funke Akindele, husband state pardon

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has granted state pardon to popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, alias Jenifa, and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello,...

Gombe Gov meets President Buhari,makes case for speedy oil exploration in North East

…seeks FG’s support to tackle menace of gullies in Gombe Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has met with President Muhammadu Buhari where he...

EFCC arraign Benue NULGE Chair over N17m fraud

By Thomas Orgah,Benue The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday arraigned the chairman of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE),...

Rivers serial killer, David-West, to die by hanging

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Friday, sentenced a serial killer, Gracious David-West, to death by hanging. The convict had been...

2021 budget: Economic experts react

Ngozi Amuche Financial experts and stakeholders have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the early presentation of the 2021 budget proposal to the National...

2021 budget’ll stimulate economy, protect Nigerians in diaspora — Rep Buba

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Yakub Buba (APC-Adamawa) says the 2021 budget will stimulate the economy and ensure business...

Policeman shoots girlfriend in the mouth, flees

An unidentified policeman has fled after shooting his girlfriend in the mouth at Salvation Bus Stop, Ikeja, Lagos. The policeman was said to have abandoned the victim...

World Bank applauds Buhari’s govt over fuel subsidy removal

…predicts 4.1% shrink in Nigeria’s economy in 2020 World Bank, on Thursday, applauded the Federal Government for the removal of petrol subsidy, saying it’s an...

Lagos Assembly Speaker lands in EFCC net, undergoes grilling for fraud

Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, is in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and has been answering questions bearing...

Drug peddlers kill NDLEA official in Adamawa

Some suspected drug peddlers in Adamawa State allegedly incited a mob to descend on officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), killing one officer...

All ministers must appear before NASS for budget defence, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, ordered ministers and other heads of Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to appear physically before...

2021 budget: Generating revenue, my govt’s biggest challenge – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the greatest challenge facing his administration is revenue generation to fund annual budgets Buhari stated this in his speech during the...

Senate to Buhari: ‘Scrap irrelevant govt agencies, they’re conduits’

Senate, on Wednesday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to scrap irrelevant and redundant Federal agencies to cut down cost of governance. The recommendation was...

US arbitration tribunal frees Nigeria of $1.5bn liability

….orders two oil firms to refund $660, 000 to FG United States of America-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute has relieved Nigeria of a...

UK court jails Nigerian rapper, Olawale Hassan, 10 years for rape

A Nigerian rapper based in the United Kingdom, Olawale Hassan, popularly known as Goldie 1, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping a woman. According to...

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