Monday, October 19, 2020

Romance Scam: Unilorin Undergraduate To Clear Drainage For Three Months

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has convicted and sentenced Akinsanya Ridwan, a 400-level undergraduate of the University of Ilorin to three months of community service for committing a romance scam. The service requires him to clear the drainage at Bekind filling station near the Tipper Garage at Tanke area, up to the...

BREAKING: ICPC seizes multi-million property linked to Bauchi Gov

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it has seized a multi-million naira property belonging to the Bauchi Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed. It said the seizure was pursuant to its powers contained in Section 45 (4) (a-c) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000. But Mohammed cannot face trial...

Another First Bank Staff Arrested Over Alleged N18m Fraud

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a staff of First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Philips Orumade, for allegedly stealing N18 million from the bank. Orumade, who was said to be in charge of ATM gallery keys at Aduwawa branch of the bank, on November 3 , 2019 allegedly...

Police confirm kidnap of Edo commissioner

The Edo Police Command on Saturday confirmed the abduction of Mr Emmanuel Agbale, the Commissioner for Science and Technology in the state. DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, the command’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. Nwabuzor said that information available to the command indicates that Agbale...

Man stabbed to death over face mask in Onitsha

A 22-year old man, Cletus Chisom was on Monday stabbed to death by a security guard at a market in Onitsha, Anambra State. The suspect, Ibuchi Nwoju allegedly stabbed the deceased in the chest with a knife following an altercation. We gathered that the deceased came to the market to fight the suspect who had confonted...

Police arrest 17 for destroying Ijaw leader’s tomb

A total of 17 persons have been arrested at Bolowou community in Ese odo local government area of Ondo State for allegedly destroying the mausoleum containing the tomb of the late King of Zion II His Eminence Dr. I.O Jemine who died in 2014. Perimeter fencing of the multi million naira mausoleum was destroyed and...

Another Female Student Raped and Murdered Inside a Church House In Ibadan

A 21-year-old female student of Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State, Grace Oshiagwu, has been macheted to death by unknown assailants in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state.  Barely few weeks after a UNIBEN student, Uwaila Omozuwa, was raped and murdered inside a church in Edo state, another student, Grace Oshiagwu, was allegedly raped...

Police arraign ‘fake’ army officer over alleged N2.3m job scam

The police on Thursday arraigned a 36-year-old man, Suleiman Dukku in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding job seekers of N2.3 million. Dukku, who resides at Sanka, Kuje, Abuja is charged with two counts of impersonation and cheating. Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Sanda Jibril told the court that the complainant, Gambo...

BREAKING: Six sentenced for murder of former CDS Badeh

Six Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, who were aides to the former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Late Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, have been awarded various sentences by the General Court Martial (GCM) sitting at the NAF Base, Bill Clinton Drive, Abuja.The six NAF personnel, who were standing trial for various offences are:...

Man in court for allegedly having sex with pig

A 22- year-old man, Ayokunbi Olaniyi, on Tuesday appeared in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly having sex with a pig. The police charged Olaniyi, who resides in Eleti – Odo area, Iwo Road, Ibadan , with one count of unnatural offence. The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Opeyemi Olagunju, told the court that on April 2,...

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