4 policemen killed in shootout with Philippines most wanted criminal

Four Philippine police officers were killed Tuesday in a shootout with one of the country’s most wanted criminals, who also died in the firefight, police said. Three police officers were also wounded in the clash in the town of Lubuagan in the northern province of Kalinga, 345 km north of Manila, a police report said.……

EFCC arrests investor over alleged $154,146 fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested an investor for offences bordering on criminal breach of trust and obtaining by false pretense. This is contained in a statement signed by the Commission’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in Abuja on Wednesday. It stated that the EFCC arrested one Benjamin Aduli following……

Shema In Court For Criminal Breach of Trust and Abuse of Office

The arraignment of the former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema has suffered a setback today sequel to a motion on notice filed by the defendant which challenges the jurisdiction of the court and the competency of the charge. Shema is being charged alongside three others, Sani Hamisu Makana, Lawal Ahmad Safana and Ibrahim…

Sierra Leone Reaffirms Stands On Death Penalty

  Ernest Koroma, President of Sierra Leone The Sierra Leone Government says it is ready to execute criminals if the need arises to curb criminal activities in the country. The country’s Minister of Internal Affairs stated that government would start implementing the death penalty to crack down on recent increase in gang-related killings in the…

How Rauf Aregbesola Hoodwinked President Buhari

The Osun state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party  has disclosed to the Nigerian public on how Governor Rauf Aregbesola deceived President Muhammadu Buhari on the truth behind the Osogbo High School commissioned recently. In a statement signed by its State Chairman, Hon Soji Adagunodo, the party said the commissioned school is not a public school but…

Recession: Tales of woesacross Nigeria

….suffering, hunger everywhere ….Buhari plea for patience Following the recession that bedeviled Nigeria, ONU OKORIE with a team from Saturday Pilot reports that hardship has forced many Nigerians to indulge in nasty criminal activities Body of a 50-year-old man, identified as Chief EkanemEdet, dangled from a rope tied to the roof of his room at…

PDP invites the Police to arrest all those buying PVCs in Edo

Whereas, the People Democratic Party candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu is using his ongoing seven days free cervical cancer screening to assist the needy in Edo State, the All Progressives Party candidate has intensified his criminal and deceitful activity of buying PVCs for N2000 and N5000. There is no better way to show that the APC

10,000 civil defence corps for Edo guber poll

Civil Defence Corps Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says 10,000 of its personnel will be deployed for the 10 September Edo State gubernatorial election. The Commandant General of the Corps, Mr. Abdullahi Gana, issued the directive for the deployment of the officials. NAN reports that he has also directed the Acting Deputy Commandant…

Army destroys two bandit camps in Zamfara

Troops of the 223 Light Tank Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Gusau have destroyed two more suspected criminal hideouts in Dumburum forest of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The Commander of the battalion, Col. Aliyu Adamu, said in a statement in Gusau Friday that the operation was carried out on Thursday. He said…