Tag: crime

Family threatens to sue bloggers over Super TV CEO’s murder

The family of late Usifo Ataga has appealed to the Police to go beyond the arrest of his suspected murderer by conducting an in-depth investigation to get to the bottom of the case. The appeal is contained in a statement signed by Olusegun Jolaawo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, on[Read More…]

Police confirm NewsWireNGR report on the murder of Unilorin female student, raped to death

The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the death of a female student in University of Ilorin, Olajide Omowunmi Blessing who was raped to death. The deceased, who is a 300-level student of the Agricultural Science Department was reported to have been raped to death in her Tanke, Ilorin home[Read More…]

Internet fraud: Nigeria ranked 16th on FBI’s list of worst affected countries

Nigeria has been ranked 16th in FBI’s list of countries which are worst affected by internet crimes. The State-specific statistics which can be found within the 2020 Internet Crime Report and in the accompanying 2020 State Reports, includes information from 791,790 complaints of suspected internet crime, an increase of more[Read More…]

A 43-year-old housewife and mother of five, arrested in Ogun State for pouring hot water on her husband

A 43-year-old housewife and mother of five, Bisola Awodele has been arrested in Sango Ota area of Ogun State for pouring hot water on her husband thereby causing him first-degree burns. According to a press statement by the police public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a[Read More…]

In Katsina, a former local Govt chairman arrested for aiding armed bandits

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested and charged a former chairman of Jibia Local Government Area for allegedly aiding and abetting gang activity in the state. Haruna Musa Mota was arrested by the police on suspicion of supporting and sponsoring gangs ravaging several local government areas in Katsina. In[Read More…]

Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for raping step daughter

A family court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital has today, Tuesday 12th January 2020, sentenced 47-year-old Emmanuel Thompson Udo to prison for the rape of his fourteen (14) year old stepdaughter(name withheld). Delivering his judgement, the acting Chief Judge of Cross River State, Justice Eyo Effiom Ita[Read More…]

Breaking: Katsina State Governor Masari orders closure of boarding schools

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Saturday ordered the immediate closure of all boarding secondary schools in the state. The directive followed the abduction of an unspecified number of students of the Government Science Secondary School Kankara by bandits on Friday night. The Governor gave the directive during his[Read More…]

16-year-old boy identified as Sadiqu Daura, confined to a cage for four years by his father

Anon-governmental organisation, Save the Children International, has rescued a 16-year-old boy identified as Sadiqu Daura, who was confined to a cage for four years by his father, Salisu Umar Daura, at his house in Daura, Katsina State. It was gathered hat Sadiqu’s predicament started when he lost his mother six[Read More…]

“There was no prior notice of the procession” – Kaduna Police arrests those protesting killings of Southern Kaduna residents

The Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday arrested some protesters, who took to the streets of the sate today over what they described as “genocide” in the southern part of the state and the government’s inability to arrest the situation. The protesters were said to have paralysed activities at the[Read More…]

Kidnappers abduct policewoman, her daughter and four others in Kaduna

Suspected kidnappers have abducted a policewoman, her daughter and four others at Janruwa, Patrick Yakowa way area of Kaduna metropolis. The incident, according to eye witnesses, happened in the late hours of Saturday when the bandits stormed the community and started breaking into houses in commando style. An eyewitness, Mr.[Read More…]