Category: Crime

Customs nab Dubai-bound passenger with 5,342 ATM cards in Kano

The Kano/Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has arrested a Dubai-Bound passenger in possession of 5,342 ATM cards at the Malam Aminu Kano International...

Breaking:Bandits burgle Adamawa AIT office, cart away valuable items

Office of African Independent Television (AIT) in Yola was reported burgled by bandits Wednesday morning and carted away many valuables items. The head of the station,...

Adamawa German Medical Centre: No Hope For The ‘Common’ Staff-Desert Herald

As staffs laments wrongful deductions and unending Financial Malfeasance Calls for Gov Fintiri’s urgent Intervention Adamawa German Medical Centre, otherwise known as...

Buhari signs BASAs with USA, India, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed bilateral air service agreements with USA, India, Morocco, Rwanda. Minister of Aviation, Haji Sirika, announced this on Tuesday. A...

Adeboye: Southern, Middle Belt leaders knock Garba Shehu, insist on restructuring

….‘Your statement very uncouth, rude’ Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum says a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and...

Restructuring: South West’s DAWN berates Presidency, insists FG must listen

Development Agenda for Western Nigeria has berated the Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, over insensitive utterances in...

SARS:Naira Marley, Runtown set to lead protest against police brutality

Popular singers, Naira Marley and Runtown have each taken to their social media accounts to announce that they would lead protests against the incessant police brutality...

Nigeria risks breakup if not restructured, Adeboye cries out

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has warned of an imminent breakup of the country if it is not restructured. He,...

N2bn fraud: I no longer know Maina’s whereabouts, Ndume tells judge

Senator Ali Ndume, who has been standing surety for a former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who is on bail, says he no longer...

Independence:Nigeria is divided under Buhari’s adm’tion says Adamawa CAN chair

The chairman Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Adamawa State chapter, Rev. Dr. Stephen Dami Mamza has disclosed that Nigeria has never been divided like it is...

Politicians, family members corner Nigeria’s wealth – NLC

Nigeria Labour Congress says politicians and their family members corner the nation’s wealth. NLC regretted that it’s “a big disservice to our natural endowments...

107bn stolen under Yari’s watch in Zamfara – Gov Matawalle

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has accused the immediate past administration in the state of stealing N107 billion from the treasury. Matawalle, in a Twitter...

Revealed: ‘Aside salaries, each Rep gets N8.5m “running cost” monthly’

Each member of the House of Representatives receives N8.5million every month as “running cost” in addition to his N800,000 monthly salary, it has been revealed. A...

I’m aware of Nigeria’s economic, security challenges, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, lamented that the nation’s economy under his watch is in crisis He, however, claimed that the same parlous economic situation...

Nigeria can’t be selling petrol cheaper than Saudi Arabia – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, said there’s no sense in Nigeria selling her petroleum products at prices lower than those sold in neighbouring countries....

4 Hunters arrested for Armed Robbery in Adamawa

Police Commissioner in Adamawa state, Mr Olugbenga Adeyanju, disclosed that for suspected Hunters arrested in connection with Armed Robbery in the state. Adeyanju made...

Zulum begs FG: ‘Invite Chadian soldiers to join fight against Boko Haram’

Borno Government to seek the support of the Chadian army in the fight against insurgency. Spokesman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, said...

10 Nigerian soldiers killed in fresh ambush – Report

Jihadists have killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an ambush near the town of Marte in the Lake Chad region, two security sources said Wednesday. Fighters from the Islamic...

FEC approves N13.08trn 2021 budget estimate

Federal Executive Council has approved a budget estimate of N13.08trn for the 2021 fiscal year. The fiscal document was approved at a meeting of the council on Wednesday...

Concerns, as CBN uncertain about financial inclusion target by 2020

By Ngozi Amuche Central Bank of Nigeria has said that Nigeria is far from achieving it’s financial inclusion target by 2020. CBN disclosed this in the report titled,...

SARs in Adamawa arrests 7 armed robbers, recovers 2 motorcycles, Guns

Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARs) Police Operatives of the Adamawa command have arrested a seven Man syndicate who specialises in armed robbery activities. The operative...

And Magu wept…begged Salami panel for leniency

….says ‘Please, sir, save my career, I have only one and a half years to retire’ SEGUN OLATUNJI Suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes...

We’re probing N2.67bn school feeding fraud during lockdown – ICPC

Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has alleged that the sum of N2.67 billion paid to some federal colleges for school feeding during the...

COURTS’ FUNDING: 36 STATES DRAG FG TO SUPREME COURT

Thirty six states of the Federation have dragged the Federal Government before the Supreme Court to challenge the Presidential Executive Order No. 00-10 of 2020 signed...

NGO sensitises Taraba business women on child care, donates materials

A none governmental organization, Alheri Center for Women and Child Care Development ACWCCD, on Friday trained the women of Kauna Village Savings and Loans Association...

Nigeria may break up, VP Osinbajo cries out

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed fears that Nigeria may break up if efforts are not made to address the present cracks. Osinbajo said there may be forces...

Adamawa Sen Abbo to pay N50m for assaulting a nursing Mother

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has awarded up to N50 million in liability against Elisha Abbo. Peoples TGNEWS learned Monday afternoon. The court said...

13 Boko Haram terrorists, 23 family members surrender in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says 13 Boko Haram terrorists alongside six women and 17 children from Kodila village, have surrendered to troops of 151 Task Force Battalion at...

For second time in three days, Boko Haram attacks Zulum’s convoy

For the second time in three days, Boko Haram insurgents attacked the convoy of the Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum. The latest attack, which occurred on...

Terrorists kill 15 soldiers, policemen, others in Zulum’s convoy – Report

Jihadist fighters linked to the Islamic State group on Friday killed 15 security personnel in an ambush on the convoy of the regional governor in restive northeast...

Insecurity threatening Nigeria’s existence, Gbajabiamila cries out

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Thursday said the three arms of the Nigerian government must take all necessary actions to tackle the...

Insecurity: CAN, SOKAPU back UK lawmakers’ letter to Commonwealth

….as union urges British MPs to visit Southern Kaduna for assessment Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern states and Abuja and the Southern...

Ekiti APC crisis worsens as faction suspends Gov Fayemi

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State worsened on Friday with the suspension of Governor Kayode Fayemi for alleged anti-party activities by a...

Suspected thieves break Adamawa Govt’s office,catered away valuables

“How can thieves thrive in vandalising government property beating security with impunity if not sabotage? There’s the need to strengthen security against...

45-Year-old Pastor defiles a 16-year-old girl in Konshisha Benue

By Thomas Orgah-Benue A 45-year-old Pastor, Philip Ukuma has been arraigned by the Police before a Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl...

Benue Son, Amb Dickson Emerges Head Of AU And Security Committee.

By Thomas Orgah-Benue The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council has appointed and inaugurated Amb. Dickson A. O. Akoh, National Commandant, Peace Corps of...

Troops kill top Boko Haram commanders, fighters in Lake Chad

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of the Boko Haram terrorist group in their various camps at the fringes of Lake Chad...

Top B’Haram commander Surrendered, Army arrest bandits in Kudaru hills of Lere LGA KD

The Defence Headquarters says a high profile Boko Haram Commander has surrendered to Nigerian troops during clearance operations in their enclaves in Borno saying that...

Kano-Niger Republic rail line misplaced priority, say PDP, CSOs, others

…as FEC approves $1.96bn project Main opposition Peoples Democratic Party and some civil society organisations, on Wednesday, berated the Federal Government over...

Delta:Female workers stripped naked on ex-minister’s order demand N1bn, apology

Former employees of Signatious Hotel, Warri, Delta State, who were reportedly stripped on the order of the chairman of the hotel and former Minister of State for...

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