Crime

Lagos Police demolishes criminal hideout in Isawo Ikorodu

    Pix 1: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni (2nd right), with Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), ACP Tunji Disu (right) with other Security operatives during the Police inspection of ongoing demolition of criminal hideouts in Ishawo, Ikorodu, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. PIX 2: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni (2nd right), with Commander, Rapid Response Squad ...

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At last, Cynthia Osokogu’s killers get death penalty

A Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Thursday ordered the hanging of Okwumo Nwabufo and Olisaeloka Ezike who were charged with the murder of a post-graduate student of Nasarawa State University, Ms. Cynthia Osokogu. The judge said the convicts should be hung by the neck until they are dead.

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Fayose cautions police over handling of Ife crisis

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has cautioned the police over the handling of its investigation on the recent crisis in Ile-Ife, Osun State that led to the death of more than 40 people, saying “it appears that the police has so far demonstrated ethnic bias in its investigation and this is not good for the unity of Nigeria and ...

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RRS Operatives Foil Cable Theft Operation  

RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos    Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command at the early hours of yesterday foiled the theft of over 30 meter long cable powering Light-Up Lagos Project in Ogudu.   The two vandals on sighting RRS patrol vehicle inward Iyana Oworo jumped into the bush leaving behind an over 30 meter long cable ...

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Suspected herdsmen kidnap, seek N30m ransom on Edo school teachers

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City About three secondary school teachers working in Ebomisi Secondary school, Ugbogiobo village in Ovia North East Local Government area of Edo State have been kidnapped by suspected herdsmen.

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Xenophobia: NSCDC says it uncovers planned attack on MTN in Bayelsa

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has stated that it has uncovered plans by some persons to attack investments of MTN in the state as a reprisal for ongoing xenophobic onslaught against Nigerians in South Africa.

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PDP members pocketed funds for East West Road, says Nta, ICPC boss

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has alleged that funds released by the last administration to relevant ministries to complete the East-West Road were diverted into private pockets.

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Lagos task force rescues abandoned 4 month old toddler under Oshodi bridge

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) have rescued a 4 month old baby dumped inside a bag at under bridge Oshodi by the mother who was also arrested.

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EFCC recovers 17 vehicles from ex-customs boss, Dikko Inde

By Yunusa Kajuru, Kaduna Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have recovered seventeen exotic vehicles in a warehouse belonging to a former Comptroller General of Customs, Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko Inde.

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IPOB members flay continued detention of colleagues by DSS

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the continued detention of their colleagues by the operatives of the Direcotrate for State Security (DSS) in Abuja.

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