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The Lagos State Police Command, on Wednesday, said police operatives attached to the Meiran Police Division has arrested the suspected killers of an Uber driver, Morenike Oluwaniyi. The suspects were said to have ordered UBER service online, lured the driver to Meiran area, and thereafter strangled him to death. This was...
A military officer, Anayo Nwamban, have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for allegedly plotting to implicate his brother by planting drug in his house. A spokesperson for the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, adding that Nwamban, after planting...
Gunmen, suspected to be bandits, on Saturday night, kidnapped the District Head of Wawa in the Borgu Emirate of Niger State, Alhaji Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu. According to reports, the District Head, known as Dodo of Wawa, was abducted from his palace when the gunmen attacked at about 10:00 pm and...
The country home of a member of the Katsina House of Assembly representing Bakori Constituency, Dr Ibrahim Kurami, has been attacked by gunmen suspected to be bandits. Kurami's wife and two children were said to have been abducted after a member of the First Aid Group of Islam was shot...
Gunmen, suspected to be bandits, on Friday, invaded Yangoji community in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), abducting a man and his son. According to residents of the community, the gun-bearing bandits scaled the victims’ fence and abducted them. A resident, who gave her name as Zainab, said...
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Department of State Services (DSS) in Apapa Port say they have seized Captagon pills weighing 74.119kg. Captagon is the trademark name for the synthetic stimulant Fenethylline, which was first reported by a German pharmacist in 1961 for...
The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a 45-year-old landlady, simply identified as Mrs Folasade, for allegedly killing her tenant, Mrs Omolola Oladipupo, during a scuffle in the kitchen a pot of food. Folasade was said to be the landlady of a house on Taotao Street, in the Lotogbe area...
Bandits in Zamfara State, on Wednesday, defied stringent security measures put in place by the state government as they invaded a secondary school in Maradun Local Government Area of the state, abducting an unspecified number of students. Residents of the community said the bandits, who attacked the Kaya Junior Secondary...
The Bagana community in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State has been thrown into mourning as gunmen on Tuesday attacked the community, killing about nine persons in the process. A resident, who survived by the attack by whiskers, said the gunmen invaded a shop located in the heart of...
The Kaduna State Government on Sunday said it suspects 'culpable homicide' in the death of the eldest son of Senator Bala Na'allah, Captain Abdulkarim Na’Allah. The state Police Commissioner, Mudashiru Abdulahi has also ordered a full scale investigation into the Senator's death. The state government made the observation in a statement...