Egypt arrests alleged serial sexual predator

Egyptian authorities on Saturday arrested a man who allegedly sexually abused dozens of girls and women, in a case that has sparked outrage online, a security source said. Allegations have been widely circulating on social media since Wednesday detailing horrific sexual abuse and related blackmail suffered by women at the hands of the same man. One allegation claimed that he …

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Pastor, 11 others arrest for rape in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it has arrested a pastor and 11 others for various cases of rape and defilement of minors. Speaking on Wednesday in Uyo during a press conference, the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, said the 33-year-old pastor, Inimfon Inyang, severally raped a 15-year-old girl at his deliverance centre. The pastor, who …

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RAPE:Reps vote against castrating rapists in Nigeria

Members of the House of Representatives have voted against a recommendation to castrate convicted rapists in Nigeria. James Faleke, representative of Ikeja Federal Constituency, Lagos, made the recommendation during plenary on Thursday, June 4, 2020. The recommendation comes on the back of a string of vicious sexual crimes that have attracted national attention over the past week. Faleke said anyone …

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Justices:Another Female Student Raped and Murdered

A 19-year-old lady, identified as Barakat Bello, has been gang raped and murdered in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. The Nation reports that the incident occurred on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 in the Akinyele area of Ibadan. According to SaharaReporters, Barakat was a student of the Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan. Barakat’s sister found her lifeless body behind …

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Oyo state permanent secretary probed over N4.4m fraud

A permanent secretary in the Oyo state ministry of agriculture, Rasaq Kolawole, has been arraigned by the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of fraud. Kolawole was accused of defrauding one Ibikunle Alonge of the sum of N4,400,000 under false pretence. The defendant appeared before Aderonke Aderemi of the Oyo state high court …

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Hilda Dokubo kicks against Senator Elisha Abbo as patron of AGN

Veteran actress, Hilda Dokubo has criticised the leadership of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) for appointing Senator Elisha Abbo as patron of the association. It was learnt that Abbo was appointed as the patron of the association by its President, Emeka Rollas. It could be recalled that the Adamawa lawmaker was spotted in a viral video  last year, assaulting a nursing …

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Three fake soldiers nabbed in Ogun

Three men have been arrested by the Ogun State police for allegedly parading themselves as soldiers. It was reported that the suspects, Olanrewaju Adebayo, 33; Jacob Onebi, 36 and Olabode Oluwaseun, 35, were nabbed for allegedly engaging in several illegal activities in Agbado area of the state. Confirming the arrest, the state police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, informed that the suspects …

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Police, Army kill 6 kidnappers, rescue 13 prospective corps members, others

Katsina State Police Command has killed six kidnappers and rescued 18 passengers, including 13 prospective corps members abducted on their way to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Zamfara. Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, said the freed captives were forcefully seized along Funtua-Gusau road, Funtua Local Government area in Katsina State. NAN reports that Public Relations Officer, SP …

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IG Mohammed decry Mix-up of Security issues.

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday, expressed concern over mix-up of security issues with political, ethnic and religious issues in the country. Adamu stated in Abuja during a courtesy visit by Executive Members of the Alumni Association of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies. He said securing the country was a herculean task because of …

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