Kogi Govt Adopts Whistle-blower Policy in Combating Crimes

The Kogi State Government has promised a cash reward of five hundred thousand naira to any person with useful information that will lead to the arrest of criminals and people who spread false Information capable of disrupting public peace. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mrs Petra Akinti Onyegbule today in…

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Arraigns Six For Theft of N5.5m Rice

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today arraigned one Ibrahim Rabiu and five others before Justice M. Shittu of the Federal High Court Bauchi on three counts of conspiracy, diversion and conversion of good and receipt of stolen property. The others are Zakari Isa, Nura Garba, Muhammad wada Ibrahim, Ibrahim Rabiu…

Suspects Responsible For The Kidnap Of Ambassador Bagudu Hirse

Don Awunah, Abuja: The Nigerian police parade kidnap and other violent crimes suspects including Gang Responsible For The Kidnap Of Ambassador Bagudu Hirse And Other High profile crimes. The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM, mni, concerned with the spate of kidnappings and other related violent crimes throughout the country reorganized, refocused…

Pastor Found With 13 Underage Girls As Sex Slaves, Blames Satan

On a normal day, 36-year-old Chukwuemeka Nwocha, the General Overseer of Tongue of Fire Restoration Ministry located in Igbosere, Lagos, is a ‘man of God’ that his congregation, both young and old, called “Daddy”. But on Friday, as he was being paraded before journalists at the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja, he was…

General Overseer Arrested for Sleeping With 38 Under-aged girls

About 38 under-aged girls have accused the General Overseer of Tongue of Fire Restoration Ministry, Chukwuma Nkwocha to have slept with them. Nkwocha, 38, was discovered to have camped and defiled kids aged 10 to 15 and he was said to have lured the girls to his house based on their lack of places to sleep. The Lagos…

Another nookie no-no: Craziest crimes of the week

Vanity gets you every time. That and other lessons — like just don’t kidnap turkeys, or travel with staggering loads of cocaine — can be gleaned from this week’s craziest crimes.           

Religious Leaders, Greatest Perpetrators Of Sexual Crime, Says Police

Amid increasing cases of sexual violence and crime in the country, the Nigerian Police yesterday lamented the dimension the crime has attained, saying religious leaders are in the forefront of committing the crime. Speaking at a media parley on Thursday to flag- off a one-month long awareness campaign against all forms of domestic and sexual…

Cleric Seeks Ex-Convicts’ Hall Of Shame

The Primate of Church of the Lord Worldwide, Rev. Rufus Ositelu, has called on Federal Government to set up National Hall of Shame for convicted officials. A statement in Lagos yesterday said the Primate made the call during the grand finale of the 80th Tabieorar celebration in Ogere-Remo in Ogun. Ositelu said that photographs of…

Warri Monarch Urges Support For Troops

The Olu of Warri, His Royal Majesty, Godfery Ikenwoli, has urged Nigerians particularly indigenes of the Niger Delta to support the efforts of the military to stem the tide of criminality in the region. The paramount ruler of Warri kingdom made the call when received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on a…

Ughelli Police command gets new commander, warns against crime

From Osakhare Erese, Asaba A new Area Commander of the Nigerian Police Force has assumed office at the Ughelli Police Force Command, Delta State. The new police boss, Usman Ndanbabo from Niger State, is an Assistant Commissioner of Police and had served in various capacities in Abuja and Lagos before he was posted to Ughelli…

Religious leaders promote sexual crimes –Police

By Moshood Adebayo Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Fatai Owoseni yesterday accused religious leaders of promoting sexual offences. He also lamented that there had also been alarming increase in the reports of sexual, domestic  and violent crimes to law enforcement agencies over the past few months According to him,  recent reports and investigations showed that…

Crimes in jail

•In an age of insecurity, it is strange that a Boko Haram inmate possesses 25 cell phones Reasons adduced for the riot that broke out at the Kuje Prisons, Abuja, on Monday suggested that there are more to frequent protests by inmates than Nigerians know. We have always complained about the irregular and poor feeding…