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Singer Terry Apala and his friends robbed on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos (video)

Singer Terry Apala and his friends were robbed on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos last night.   The singer said the cutlass-wielding robbers attacked them while in the traffic and stole their phones among others items. Showing off the damages done to his car, he prayed that his friends survive the injuries they sustained from […]

NDLEA arrests 22-year-old Corps member in Abuja for importing drugged candies from the UK

A 22-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Arnold Maniru, has been arrested in Abuja for importing 4 kilograms of drugged candies from the United Kingdom just as operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted in Lagos cookies laced with drugs going to United Arab Emirate.   Director, Media & Advocacy of […]

Police uncover 3 human heads in fridge of footballer and sports commentator (graphic photos)

The Ghanaian police has arrested popular footballer and sports commentator in the Sunyani Municipality, Richard Gyamfi a.k.a Fire Man after three human heads were found in his fridge.   Confirming the news to Sunyani based Sky FM, the father of one of the deceased victims, Mr Thomas Agyei explained that the footballer reportedly lured his son, 13-year-old Louis […]

Notorious theif disturbing Bingham university caught and disgraced(Video)

. An ex student of Bingham university Haruna who terrorize student has been caught, he was accustomed to beating and stealing from students. The security team of the school on high alert caught him and disgraced him. The school maintains an high moral standard as a Christian based school (Ecwa) and don’t Condor such attitude. […]

Oyo police arrest banker for allegedly siphoning N10m from customer’s account

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested one Adeyemi Tosin, a 36-year-old staff with a first generation bank for allegedly siphoning N10 million from the account of aseptuagenarian, Oladele Adida Quadri.   Spokesperson of the command, DSP Adewale Osifeso, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, August 17, said that the bank account of the […]

EFCC arrests 10 suspected Internet fraudsters in Kaduna (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Command, has arrested 10 persons for alleged Internet-related fraud   The agency in a statement released gave the names of the suspects as Ezenwa Peter, Fahad Ahmad, Alyassau Mohammed, Nehemia Joel, Enoch Simon, Kabson Ziryi Beloved, Japheth Audu,Olatunji Abimbola, Innocent Arzuka and David Samuel. According to the […]

NDLEA nabs Italy-bound woman with 100 wraps of heroin at Lagos airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested an Italy-bound woman, Mrs. Nnadi Nora Chinyere who was caught with 100 wraps of heroin and two parcels of same substance at the departure hall of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos.   Director, Media & Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, […]

Kenyan man shoots wife dead before committing suicide

A 42-year-old man has allegedly killed his wife before committing suicide at their home in Kiambu County, Kenya.   According to a police report on the incident, Jonathan Mukundi Gachunga, who was a licensed firearm holder, was said to have shot his 30-year-old wife in the head before taking his own life using the same weapon.   The […]

Update: Governor Ortom directs demolition of house used by kidnappers of Benue commissioner’s wife

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has ordered for the immediate demolition of a house used by the kidnappers who abducted the wife of the State Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Solid Minerals, Mrs Ann Unenge and her driver.   LIB reported that a gun duel with the kidnappers and men of Operation Zenda on Monday, August 2, led […]

US-based man arrested in Nigeria and paraded after a gun was found on his person (video)

A US-based man was arrested and paraded after he was found carrying a gun in Nigeria.   The man, named Larry Odigie, from Benin, Edo state, was arrested when he went to confront a mattress seller to ask for his money back. Odigie, said he returned to Nigeria for his sister’s wedding and has been […]

Must Read! Inside the ”operation” Hushpuppi carried out that indicted super cop, Abba Kyari

Internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, who is currently in the custody of the FBI has been giving details of how he and other members of his syndicate defrauded their victims of millions of dollars.   Below is an article as composed by Channels TV detailing the deal that Hushpuppi was involved in that indicted super cop, Abba […]

Hushpuppi pleads guilty to conspiracy to engage in money laundering, faces up to 20 years at sentencing

Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abbas a.k.a Ray Hushpuppi has pleaded guilty to  conspiracy to engage in money laundering of funds from business email compromise scams and other online heists.   Journalist Evan Ratiff who shared copies of the agreement, revealed that Hushpuppi now faces up to 20 years in prison at sentencing. The agreement he entered […]

Three Nigerian nationals arrested with drugs worth over N118m in India

Three Nigerian nationals have been arrested in 3 separate raids in India and drugs worth over N118m were recovered from them.   Police team raided a house in Yelahanka, Bengaluru on Tuesday, July 27, and seized drugs worth of Rs 55 lakhs from a Nigerian national and four Indians. All five people were arrested. The Nigerian had […]

Cocaine disguised as charcoal worth up to $41 million seized by police (photos)

Cocaine disguised as charcoal with a potential value of up to $41.4 million has been seized in a joint operation between Irish and Dutch police authorities.   The drugs were found inside two shipping containers from South America that arrived at the port of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, as part of what Irish investigators believe was an […]

Four women arrested for selling donkey meat to unsuspecting buyers in Edo (photos)

Four women have been arrested in Edo state for selling donkey meat otherwise known as Jaki to unsuspecting buyers at the New Benin Market.     The women were arrested by a team led by the Permanent Secretary, Edo State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr, Peter Aikhuomobhogbe, today July 14.     Addressing newsmen after […]

Man arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death because she refused to have sex with him

A man has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife to death over her refusal to have sex with him.   The niece of the dead woman narrated the incident while calling for justice for her mother’s twin sister.   According to the niece, the suspect waa in the habit of beating his wife. On June 27, […]

England’s Marcus Rashford pens emotional statement after he was racially abused over his penalty miss at Euro 2020

England and Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford has issued out a lengthy statement to the fans on social media following the Three Lions’ defeat to Italy in the Euro 2020 final.   Rashford, along with Manchester United teammate Jadon Sancho and Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka, received racial abuse online in the hours after the loss. The Manchester […]

Governor Sanwo-Olu arrests machete-wielding criminals in Ojota

The war against criminality in Lagos State has gone a notch higher as the State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu personally arrested a gang of suspected criminals, which specialises in harassing motorists and road users in traffic.   The gang of suspected criminals met their waterloo Monday morning, July 12, while attempting to unleash terror on […]

Alleged murder: How Chidinma Ojukwu met Super TV CEO, Uwaifo Ataga at a wild party

Chidinma Ojukwu, the 21-year-old University of Lagos student who confessed to stabbing Super TV boss, Uwaifo Ataga, to death, has recounted how they met.   In an interview with DailyTrust, Chidinma, said financial pressure occasioned by the outbreak of COVID-19 made her hook up with some female students who took her to wild parties, one of which […]

Former police officer, Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22-and-a-half years for murder of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22-and-a-half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.   Chauvin, 45, was found guilty by a jury in April of second and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for pressing his knee into Mr Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes as he begged […]

Police arrest suspeted gunrunner and a Nollywood producer over alleged illegal possession of arms in Delta

Suspected gunrunner, Chief Otuya Josiah The Delta State Police Command has arrested a suspected gunrunner, Chief Otuya Josiah and a Nollywood producer/actor, Mike Omoruyi, in Ukwuani Local Government Area of the state.   The acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday June 19, said that suspected gunrunner was […]

Uganda singer, Vinka, delivers brutal double-kick at a male fan who touched her private part on stage (Video)

Ugandan singer, Vinka delivered a brutal double-kick at a male fan who touched her private part as she performed on stage in South Sudan.   The singer and mother of one, whose real name is Veronica Luggya was performing at a show when a male fan stretched his hands and touched her private parts.   Without wasting […]

President Buhari’s son-in-law declared wanted by ICPC over $65m ‘fraud’

Gimba Yau Kumo, son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over an alleged $65 million fraud.   In a statement released by spokesperson of the agency Azuka Ogugua, it was gathered that Kumo who is the former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank […]

Fake EFCC operatives busted while trying to extort a Lagos resident with armed policemen (video)

Two fake operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have been busted while trying to extort a Lagos resident with armed policemen.   Twitter user, Samuel Otigba who shared a video from the scene, said one of the fake operatives tried escaping by jumping from a 4 storey but fell into the electric fence. They […]

Police parade 20-year-old suspected killer of job seeker, Iniubong Umoren (photos)

Uduak Frank Akpan, the principal suspect in the gruesome murder of job seeker and graduate of Philosophy, Iniubong Umoren, was paraded alongside his father, before newsmen at the Akwa Ibom State Police Headquarters, Uyo today, May 14.   Rumor was rife online on Thursday, May 13, that Akpan had committed suicide. To dispel the rumors, […]

Update: Judge rules Derek Chauvin qualifies for a longer sentence in murder of George Floyd

  Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin could face up to 30 years in prison after a Minnesota judge ruled there were four aggravating factors in the murder of George Floyd.   Chauvin was convicted of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter last month for kneeling on the neck and back of […]

NDLEA arrests former Local Government Vice Chairman with cocaine concealed in pairs of slippers at Lagos airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Asekun Kehinde Sakiru.   Asekun was nabbed by NDLEA operatives at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, with cocaine concealed in pairs of slippers.   Spokesman of the of the anti-narcotics agency, […]

Federal grand jury indicts Derek Chauvin and three former officer for violating George Floyd’s constitutional rights

A federal grand jury has indicted Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers on charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights during the arrest that led to his death last year. Chauvin, 45, Tou Thao, 35, and J. Alexander Kueng, 27, were each charged with two counts of deprivation of rights under color […]

Woman ‘kills’ man and his dog in a hit and run accident while fleeing from another hit and run

A woman has been arrested after allegedly running over and killing a man and his dog in a hit-and-run incident while fleeing at a high speed from another hit-and-run incident.   The incident occurred on the evening of Sunday, April 25, shortly before 8 p.m. in Sandy Springs, Georgia.   Police responded to the hit-and-run […]

Gunmen raze Federal High court Abakaliki (photos)

The Federal High Court complex in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, has been attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.     The assailants stormed the court complex in the early hours of Tuesday April 27, shooting sporadically before setting the library and security sections of the building on fire. The building is located along the Enugu/Abakaliki Highway opposite the […]

Palace of Igwe Ifitedunu in Dunukofia razed by unknown gunmen

The palace of Igwe Ifitedunu in Dunukofia local government area of Anambra State, has been razed down by unknown Gunmen. According to reports, gunmen stormed the palace in the early hours of today, April 26, setting it ablaze.   This attack comes barely 48 hours after gunmen also attacked the country home of the Imo state […]

NURTW members and Okada riders clash near LASU (video)

Gunshots were heard on Monday April 26, as Members of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Okada riders clashed around Iyana Oba market which is few meters away from Lagos state university.   Though what led to the incident is still unclear at the moment, eyewitnesses said security operatives have been making efforts to […]

Oko Poly student allegedly stabbed to death by caretaker over water

  A caretaker of one of the off campus lodges at the Federal Polytechnic Oko, has allegedly stabbed a student to death over issues surrounding the pumping of water.   The deceased identified as Abuchi, an ND2 student of the Department of Public Administration was stabbed on the neck by the caretaker at Currency Lodge on […]