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  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 16:04:45 +0000: Motorcycle thief Jailed for two months - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    AN Abuja Chief magistrate Court Tuesday sentenced one Hassan Zakari, 17, to two months impris­onment for stealing a motorcycle. The police prosecutor, Inspec­tor Philip Akogwu told the court that one Inspector Tonga Ibrahim of Alfa Patrol Team arrested and took … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 16:03:49 +0000: House girl narrates ordeal with suspected fraudsters - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      A house girl, Sarah Uchendu, last Thursday told passersby how she was tricked by fraudsters to part with money belonging to her madam and herself.   The girl, who later reported the matter to the police, said she entered … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 16:01:45 +0000: Driver nabbed for trying to bribe FRSC Official - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    A 45-year-old commercial driver, Alhassan Sule, was last Thursday apprehended by offi­cials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) for allegedly attempting to bribe one of their officials at Yangoji unit command.   The FRSC unit commander of Yangoji, Austine … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:59:28 +0000: Woman Arrested for stabbing Son - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      The Police in Kano State have arrested a woman for allegedly stabbing  her son in the stomach   Commissioner of Police Ibrahim Idris said the suspect, Miss Joy Akule, was apprehended for allegedly attempting to kill her son.   … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:56:08 +0000: Woman arrested for selling her baby for N.2m Other suspects in police net - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    A larmed by the spate of criminal activities especially cultism and other nefarious acts in Benue State, the police command has launched a renewed onslaught on the perpetrators. The new offensive was spearheaded by the Commissioner of Police, Christopher Katso … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:53:24 +0000: Man with one hand leads robbery gang (Arrested by ‘Area Boys’) - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police command, has smashed a deadly gang of suspected robbers led by a physically challenged young man.   According Crimewatch investigation, the dare-devil five-man gang that specializes in car snatching at gun point … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:51:50 +0000: Police arrest man for alleged robbery - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      POLICE operatives from FCT Spe­cial Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) Monday arrested one Shola Ola-diran for allegedly robbing one Mohammed Ibrahim Gamawa at Citec Estate Abuja.   A police source said at about 10:55pm last Saturday, Mr. Mohammed Gamawa reported … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:50:33 +0000: Man jailed 15 yrs for raping seven-year-old girl - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    A Minna High Court yesterday sen­tenced Mr. Samuel Emmanuel to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour and N15,000 fine for raping a seven year old girl in Sauka Kahuta area of the Minna metropolis. The accused was said to have … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:48:44 +0000: Mother jailed 150 days for hurting boyfriend - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    AN Abuja Senior Magistrate Court yesterday sentenced a mother of one, Maimuna Al-Hassan of Angwa Beri Beri, Life Camp, Abuja to 150 days imprisonment for conspiracy and causing hurt.   Prosecutor Simon Emmanuel told the court that one Awwalu Muhammad … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:46:48 +0000: Police swoop on suspected park touts at Jabi - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    POLICEMEN from Utako Division Sun­day evening arrested seven suspected park touts, who parade themselves as transport union members in order to harass and rob innocent motorists.   Divisional Police Officer, Chief Superintendent Usman K. Umar, said following many distress calls … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:43:51 +0000: Police arrest 4 kidnappers in Rivers - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    FOUR suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the men of the Rivers State Police Command. The states police spokesman, Ben Ugwuegbulam, in a statement yesterday said the kidnappers’ victim was also rescued. He said the woman, who is the wife … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:42:01 +0000: 2 suspected drug traffickers, fraudsters arrested at Abuja Airport - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    THE Aviation Joint Security Force has arrested two drug traffickers and three suspected ticket fraudsters at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Interna­tional Airport in Abuja yesterday.   Mr. Vincent Onye, Head, Crime Department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), told … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:39:45 +0000: Seven arraigned for alleged theft - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      SEVEN middle aged men have been arraigned before a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Ikeja for alleged robbery.   Stanley Augustine, Chukwuka Ezeilo, Abayomi Olubuade, Suleiman Layiwola, Taye Akatah, Sodiq Shittu and Wale Oje, with ages ranging between 19 … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:38:40 +0000: Technician jailed for damaging customer’s generator - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    AN Abuja Magistrate Court Wednesday sentenced a 30-year-old technician, Jibrin Abubakar, to two weeks imprisonment for damaging a customer’s generator.   Police prosecutor Phillip Apollus had told the court that the case was reported at the Life Camp Police Station … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:37:04 +0000: Photographer arraigned over alleged mischief - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      A 36-year-old photog­rapher, Ekong Anthony, was on Tuesday arraigned before a Grade 1 Area Court sitting in Gwagwalada for alleged mis­chief, which are offences contrary to Section 327 of the Penal Code.   Police prosecutor, Haruna Suleiman, told the … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:35:29 +0000: Two brothers die inside shop at Mararaba - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    TWO brothers were on Sunday morning found dead inside a shop where they sell food at Check point, Mararaba in Nasarawa State.   The brothers were identified as William and Osita from Imilike in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:33:03 +0000: Betrayal Alfas defraud disciple of N30m - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    As Muslims observe the month of Ramadan, two Islamic clerics are now entangled in a N30 million fraud.   Fatai Bamidele and Lateef Ahmed are now in the net of Special Anti-Fraud Unit (SFU) for allegedly swindling one Lawal of … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:29:55 +0000: Two suspects in trouble for robbing a taxi driver - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      Two armed robbery suspects have been arrested by the police in Kwara State.   Investigation revealed the suspects (names withheld) were unmasked recently when they robbed a taxi driver of his vehicle in Eiyenkorin area of Ilorin.   On … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:27:58 +0000: Robbers kill bus driver, injure others - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    Fleeing armed robbers at Sapade Junction, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in Remo North Local Government Area of Ogun State yesterday killed a commercial bus driver and injured several others.   The deceased, an unidenti­fied commercial bus driver died when 10 robbers … Continue reading
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:26:19 +0000: Man slumps, dies inside church in Enugu - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      Tragedy recently hit Umuogu community when a middle-aged man died mysteriously in a pentecostal church in Ogrute, Igbo -Eze North Council Headquarters in Enugu State.   The victim, identified as Samson Odugu Eke from Umuopu community was said to … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:13:10 +0000: Court jails teenager for theft - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    AN Abuja Magistrate Court Wednesday sentenced an 18-year-old boy, Abdullahi Aminu, to three months imprisonment for theft.   Aminu was arraigned before the court for stealing a generator, speaker, DVD play­ers and some valuables from the shop of Mrs Rose … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:11:51 +0000: Man accused of enticing married woman - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    THE police on Wednesday arraigned Abe John, 32, of Nyanya  Junction,  Abuja before an Abuja Upper Area Court for alleged criminal trespass, mischief, assault and enticing a mar­ried woman.   Police prosecutor, Sgt. Ambi Ayuba told the court that the … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:10:33 +0000: Seven die in auto crash along Kubwa expressway - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      SEVEN persons lost their lives yesterday evening when a 18-seat commercial bus crashed into a Daf truck aong the Kubwa expressway.   A witness said six persons from the bus died on the spot, while another one died on … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:08:53 +0000: Gunmen force girl to drink poison - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    ARMED gunmen Tuesday after­noon stormed the residence of one Boboi Chiya in Kwali Area Council and attacked his niece when he was not seen.   Chiya, who is a brother to Godwin Chiya, supervisory councilor of health in the coun­cil, … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:04:51 +0000: Rope: Army grills 16-year-old victim for 4 hours - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    Senior military officers at 81 Battalion, Mokola, Ibadan, Tuesday evening grilled the 16-year-old boy allegedly raped by one of the soldiers deployed to man the burnt Olorunsogo District Office of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). A 7-year-old man, … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:59:32 +0000: Two cops, three others shot dead in Lagos bank robbery - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      FIVE persons among whom two policemen attached to a bul­lion van were on Tuesday shot dead by a gang of armed robbers at Muwo area of Lagos metropolis.   At the end of the operation, which witnesses said lasted … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:56:50 +0000: Police arrest banker, customers - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      THE Police in Lagos have ar­rested a senior official of Dia­mond   Bank  Plc,  Oludare Kazeem, for allegedly colluding with some of the bank’s customers to defraud it.   Kazeem was said to have aided Abike Awosaike (60 years) and … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:54:00 +0000: Three nabbed for alleged robbery - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      Three suspected armed robbers were last Friday arrested by operatives of the FCT Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) for allegedly robbing one Oji Aso Ikwo of his vehicle, N350,000 and other valuables.   A witness said they armed themselves … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:52:15 +0000: Three trapped to death in auto crash - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      Three persons were on Thursday night trapped to death when a truck plunged into a ditch at Sabon- Gari village, along Kwali-Lokoja road.   Our reporter gathered at the accident scene that 14 others sustained injuries and were rushed … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:50:30 +0000: Two arrested as gunmen kill one in Kaduna - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      Three persons on a motorbike struck in Mahuta area near National Eye Centre in Kaduna yesterday killing one per­son. Kaduna State Police Commissioner Abubakar Jinjiri Mohammed confirmed the attack.   A resident of the area said the men came … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:47:06 +0000: Police beef up security in Osun Over killing of businessman - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      Osun state Police Command have beefed up security in Osogbo, the state capital and its envi­rons following the Sunday killing of a businessman and hotelier in the town, Mr. Rasheed Bolarinwa by armed robbers.   The Police have also … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:45:18 +0000: My husband took me to a shrine, wife tells Ekiti court - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    A housewife in Akure, Elizabeth Bankole, has told an Akure Customary Court that her husband took her to a shrine to swear to an oath of fidelity.   Elizabeth, mother of three children for her husband, Chief Dimeji Bankole, told … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:43:54 +0000: Woman seeks divorce over husband’s alleged brutal attitude - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    MRS Mary Mainasara yes­terday dragged her hus­band Mr. Jika Mainasara before an Abuja Customary Court, asking for divorce due to alleged constant brutalisation and humiliation.   Mainasara appealed to the court to grant her divorce, as her husband frequently humiliates … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:41:51 +0000: Man jailed for attacking friend with cutlass - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    A middle-aged man was last Thursday sentenced to two months imprisonment by a Grade 1 Area Court sitting in Gwagwalada for attacking his friend with a cutlass and inflicting injury on his head.   Peter Ayo, 42, was charged with … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:40:19 +0000: Man, 22, arrested over rape of 14-year-old girl - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    A team of the Nigerian Secu­rity and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday arrested one Okwudiri Agwudosi, 22, for rap­ing a 14-year-old girl in a super market in Umuahia, Abia State. Daily Trust gathered that the vic­tim was lured by her … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:36:22 +0000: Arrested for robbing woman of N2m - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    THE police in Cross River State have arrested eight per­sons for allegedly robbing a 55-year-old woman of N2 million. The state’s Com­missioner of Police, Osita Ezechukwu, who addressed journalists yesterday, gave the names of the gang leaders as Godwin Udo … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:34:13 +0000: Police kill one, foil bank robbery in Bayelsa - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    THE police in Bayelsa State yes­terday said a suspected armed robber was killed while two others were arrested in a failed attempt to attack a new generation bank in Yenagoa.   Spokesman of the command, ASP Fidelis Odunna, said the … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:26:33 +0000: Girl, man buried in abandoned well - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    From Joseph, Lafia RUQQAYATU Abdullahi Audu, the seven year-old, who died in an abandoned well in the com­pound of one Abeh Moham­med in Panda, headquarters of Panda Development Area of Nasarawa State, and the man, who climbed into the well … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:22:06 +0000: Wife kills husband over maize - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      From Yusha’u A Ibrahim, Katsina   HUSAINA Sani, a house wife of Majifa village in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing her husband, Sani Dan’Mamman, 66, over maize flour. … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:19:10 +0000: Gunmen kill Director, 2 others, set bodies ablaze in plateau - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    From Mariam Aleshin-Loye Agboola, Jos Even as security men are yet to unravel those behind the murder of a councilor in Barakin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, unknown per­sons have again killed three persons in the same local government … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:14:28 +0000: Man, woman kill spouses over food - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      From ANDY ASEMOTA, Katsina   A housewife, Hussaina Sani, 35, has alegedly killed her 66-year-old farmer husband, Sani Dan-Mamman, in  Mujifa, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State. Daily Sun learnt that Dan-Mamman had demanded an explanation from his … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:12:24 +0000: Most Wanted Kidnapper, Wife Arrested - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    By Christopher Oji Police    operatives    in Lagos have arrested a man and his wife for alleged series of kidnapping. The man, simply named Emeka and his wife, Patricia were alleged to have master­minded the kidnapping of notable Nigerians who they … Continue reading
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:09:44 +0000: Man, 56, arrested over rape of school pupil - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    56-year-old man, simply identified  as been arrested by officials of the Osun State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over alleged rape of 11-year old primary school pupil in Osogbo, the state capital. The suspect, who … Continue reading
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:36:40 +0000: Man Denies Calling Lady Prostitute - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    A middle-aged man, Paschal Essien, has denied ever calling one Monica Lewinsky of FHA Estate Lugbe a prostitute.   The accused who was arraigned before an Abuja Magistrate Court for alleged criminal intimi­dation, defamation of character as well as theft, … Continue reading
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:34:07 +0000: Suspected Hoodlums Rob Female Banker at Area 1 - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    A female banker, Amaka Obi, was on Thursday morning molested and robbed of her valuables by suspected hoodlums near Areal roundabout, Abuja.   Narrating her ordeal, the victim said she was walking towards the roundabout to board a cab to … Continue reading
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:30:38 +0000: Two Crushed While Rescuing Accident Victims - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    Two passengers of a luxury bus were in the wee hours of yesterday crushed to death while rescuing accident victims at Yaba junction, along Abaji- Lokoja road.   A witness said the incident hap­pened at around 2: 15 am when … Continue reading
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:28:04 +0000: Man Remanded for Allegedly Raping Daughter and a Housemaid - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada Wednesday remanded one Charles Ikeji, 40, in prison custody for allegedly raping his daughter and a house maid.   The police arraigned Ikeji, a resident of Angwan Gude, in Kuje, FCT, on April 16th, … Continue reading
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:25:40 +0000: Woman Accused of Stealing Lawyer’s Kits - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    A 37 year old woman was yesterday arraigned before an Abuja Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing lawyer’s kits Elizabeth Akinagbe of Jaji village was charged with house breaking and theft, offences contrary to Section 346 and 288 f the Penal … Continue reading
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:22:44 +0000: Police kill 2 robbers, arrest 13 others - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
    The Osun State Police Com­mand yesterday said it killed two suspected armed robbers in a gun duel while it arrested 13 others. Addressing newsmen, the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Kalafite Adeyemi, said the robbers engaged policemen in a gun … Continue reading
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:20:14 +0000: Man Remanded for Killing Friend Over N100 - Nigeria News, Articles and Views
      A middle aged farmer, Kabiru Jimoh, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly kill­ing his friend, Akinlabi Oseni, over N100.   Jimoh was said to have hit his friend with log of wood over a lit­tle disagreement on … Continue reading
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