Category: Crime

23 Nigerians face death in Saudi Arabia

Twenty three (23) Nigerians convicted for possessing narcotic and psychotropic substances in Saudi Arabia will be executed soon. The laws of Saudi Arabia states that...

Gunmen shoot union leader of Benue state students

Spokesperson for the Benue State Police Command, DSP Catherine Anene, said has confirmed that the President of the National Union of Benue State Students (NUBESS),...

Want to report any unruly police officer in Enugu? Here are 21 numbers to call

The Police Command in Enugu State has made public 21 phone numbers of its top officers for direct complaints of unprofessional conducts among its personnel by the...

Woman accused of crime ‘while in space’

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is believed to be investigating a claim that an astronaut, Anne McCain, illegally accessed the bank account of...

‘Missing’ daughter of former governor’s aide actually went to visit her boyfriend

The Enugu state Police command has found the ‘missing’ daughter of Mr. Frank Anioma, a former aide to ex-Governor, Chimaroke Nnamani. Kosisochukwu Anioma,...

Nigerian Gets 46 Months Jail Term For $8M Fraud In US

According to the US Department of Justice, Fatunmbi was found guilty of a Durable Medical Equipment scheme in which more than $8m was fraudulently billed to medicare for...

Was the EFCC trying to be funny?

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency received a lot of flak, after a tweet it sent – in what seemed an attempt – to dissuade Nigerians from engaging in...

Police arrest two brothers for allegedly defrauding rice seller

As if trending news about Nigerians being arrested for fraudulent activities was not bad enough, two brother could care less about how the criminal act further dents...

Zimbabwean comedian Gonyeti ‘abducted and beaten’ in Harare

A Zimbabwean comedian, Samantha Kureya, known by her stage name “Gonyeti”, has been found after being abducted and beaten by “Six armed masked...

Florida executes serial killer whose victims were gay men

A serial killer, Gary Ray Bowles, who preyed on and killed gay men along the US east coast has been executed in Florida. The 57-year old Bowles, dubbed the “I-95...

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Man docked over alleged N4.3m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano Zonal Office, Thursday summoned one Sadiq Ibrahim over supposed break of trust. He was hauled before a Kano...

UPDATE: Nigerians indicted, arrested as FBI begins investigation into int’l cyber fraud, money laundering schemes

A 252-count indictment made public earlier today by the US Justice department charges 80 defendants, most of whom are Nigerians, with participating in a massive...

Nigeria in the News again as The FBI begins search and arrests in connection to int’l cyber fraud, money laundering schemes

A massive law enforcement presence was witnessed earlier today in South Bay and downtown Los Angeles. Reports say the agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)...

Man arrested for ‘upskirting’ over 550 women in Madrid

A man has been arrested in Madrid on allegation of taking upskirt videos of more than 550 women and posting much of the content online. The 53-year-old Colombian man,...

Khachaturyan sisters who killed father get public empathy, may be acquitted

Investigators in Russia have given hope to three sisters on trial for killing their father, by confirming the women were victims of sustained sexual abuse. On the...

Police arrest SARS officers who killed robbery suspect in their custody

The Nigeria Police has arrested four police operatives (of the SARS) for “extrajudicial killing” of two suspected robbers already in their custody, in Lagos. The...

Two nabbed for alleged vandalism of power installation in Ondo

Two suspected thieves who specialized in vandalizing power installations in Akoko axis of the Ondo North Senatorial district of Ondo State have been caught by residents...

BREAKING: Rivers APC Vice-Chairman Shot Dead

The Vice-Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ward 5, Oyigbo local government Area of Rivers State, Edward Okechukwu has been shot dead by unknown gunmen....

Police rescues 3-year-old girl from female Kidnappers

The Police in Kebbi have rescued a three-year-old girl, Saudatu Haruna, from the hands of some female kidnappers. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Garba Danjuma told...

Robbers attack Nasarawa Deputy Governor’s convoy, kill 3 policemen

Suspected armed robbers attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, yesterday killing three policemen and a civilian. Akabe was on his way...