Category: Crime

Court Remands Soldier over Rape Allegation

An Ondo State Magistrate Court sitting in Akure yesterday ordered that a Lance Corporal Sunday Awolola, be remanded in police custody for allegedly raped a 300-level...

COZA RAPE: Police wedge for investigation

THE Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has ordered the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Force Criminal Investigation Department, Michael Ogbizi,...

Kenya: Finance Minister denies corruption charges

Kenya’s Finance Minister Henry Rotich has denied the corruption allegations being made against him in court. He was arrested yesterday after the director of public...

IG brief President over IMN

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on the activities of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). A...

South Africa: Ex-president Zuma corruption case, lawyer rebut

The lawyer for former South African President Jacob Zuma has said that he will “take no further part” in the inquiry that is investigating allegations of...

Ekiti pastor kidnaps self, demands N3m ransom

A pastor at Methodist Church, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, has been arrested by the Police for allegedly organising his own kidnap and asking one Oluwadare Sunday to...

Suspected robbers kill Anglican bursar

Some men suspected to be armed robbers have killed the bursar of the Akure Diocese of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Mr Gabriel Abiodun. It was gathered that...

Fake estate agents defraud newly-wed couple

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested five fake estate agents for allegedly defrauding a newly-wed couple of the sum of N900,000, being rent for a...

EFCC – $217bn taken out of Nigeria illegally in 38 years

Nigeria has recorded illicit financial outflows of $217.7bn in 38 years, specifically between 1970 and 2008, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, said in Abuja...

Three feared dead as APC begins campaign in Lagos

Three persons were feared killed while others sustained injuries as the All Progressives Congress (APC) began its gubernatorial campaign in Lagos yesterday.Trouble...