Category: Crime

Nigeria Police discover another torture centre with 300 inmates in Daura

The police in Katsina  State has arrested  the  owner of a rehabilitation centre in Daura where over 300 inmates were being  subjected to inhuman and degrading...

Nigeria Court freezes 45 accounts of firms for rice smuggling

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the interim freezing of 45 bank accounts belonging to three companies for alleged smuggling of rice into the country. Ruling...

Face of Texas killer cop Aaron Dean

Here is the face of Aaron Dean, the white police officer who murdered a 28-year-old African-American woman through the window of her home in Fort Worth, Texas on...

Italian police seize 31,000 Yaba ‘madness drug’ in massive raid

The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation. The pills,...

EFCC Arrests 94 Suspected Internet Fraudster in Osogbo Party

Operatives of the EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 14, 2019, raided a Osogbo-based nightclub notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet...

Borno state enlists hunters to fight Boko Haram terrorists

The governor of Nigeria’s Borno state, the region worst hit by attacks carried out by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group, has enlisted thousands of local...

Amnesty International says 119 Nigerians on death row in Malaysia

Amnesty International (AI) is reporting that it has identified 119 Nigerians among a total of 1,281 persons sentenced to death in Malaysia. AI gave the figure in its...

Britain’s worst paedophile found ‘stabbed to death with a makeshift blade’ in his prison cell

Britain’s most depraved paedophile, Richard Huckle, has been stabbed to death in his cell. The 33-year old criminal who was jailed for raping and sexually...

40-year-old “Roberto Lopez” declared wanted for raping a two-year-old girl

Roberto Lopez (40 years) a laborer from Immokalee in Florida has been declared wanted for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl and inflicting critical injuries on her....

SERAP issues 14-day ultimatum for withdrawal of life pensions for AMAC ex-officials

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP), a prominent Non-governmental organization in Nigeria, has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Abuja Municipal Area...

LASEMA raises alarm over pipeline vadalism in Kakatin, a Lagos suburb

 The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has raised alarm of possible fire outbreak following pipeline vandalism at Kakatin Road, Aboru in...

Black woman shot dead by Texas police through bedroom window

An officer of the Fort Worth Police has allegedly shot dead a black woman, Ms Atatiana Jefferson, following a request to check on her welfare. 28-year old Ms Jefferson,...

NANS leader opens online sexual assault register

While Nigeria’s tertiary institution continues to grapple with the current BBC exposé of randy lecturers, a former leader of the Association of Nigerian Students,...

Imo state Police Command arrest kidnapper, rescue victim

Men of the Anti-kidnapping Unit of the Imo state Police Command have arrested a suspected kidnapper identified as Izuchukwu Chukwuma. Chukwuma who hails from Umuagwu...

Ghana ‘coup plotters’ charged with treason

Nine people accused of plotting to overthrow the government of Ghana through a series of protests with the purpose of destabilising the country, have been charged with...

‘Oil Pipeline vandalism rises to 115%’- NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised an alarm on the increasing menace of oil pipeline vandalism which hit a record high of 228 pulverized...

J.J. Okocha settles tax evasion charge, as Prosecutor files notice of discontinuance

A Lagos State Prosecutor, Mrs Y. A. Pitan, has prayed an Igbosere High Court, for an adjournment to enable her file a notice of discontinuance of the charge against...

Facebook expands third-party fact-checking to 10 more African countries

Popular Social Media site, Facebook, is expanding its fact-checking programme to 10 more African countries. The project which it started in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya,...

Tekashi 6ix9ine sentencing date move closer

The sentencing date for embattled American rapper, Tekashi 6ix9ine (real name Daniel Hernandez) has been officially brought forward. According to court documents the...

Aisha Buhari Describes Sexual Harassment In Schools As National Emergency (Audio)

The wife of Nigeria’s President, Dr. (Mrs.) Aisha Buhari has described the issue of sexual harassment in Nigerian schools as a national emergency. The first lady...