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Woman sells grandson for N1.3m because his dad didn’t pay bride price before impregnating her daughter

The Rivers State Police Command has rescued a two-week-old baby boy, who was allegedly sold by the grandmother at birth for N1.3million. According to the police, Antonia Amos, sold the child because she claimed her daughter’s babydaddy had yet to pay her bride price. It was gathered that Amos was arrested after the father of […]

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Lawyer to Port Harcourt serial killer Gracious David-West to appeal death sentence; says his client is a father of three young children

The notorious rapist was on Friday, October 9, sentenced to death by hanging by the Rivers State High Court precided by Justice Adolphous Enebeli. He was found guilty for the murder of nine young women and attempted murder of a tenth, Benita Etim, in different rooms across Rivers State between July and September 2019. Speaking […]

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9-month-old pregnant woman, two others arrested for armed robbery in Edo .

An armed robbery gang which specializes in using a 9-month-old pregnant woman to lure their victims, has been arrested by the police in Benin, Edo State. Jumoke Akanbieme, Osagiede Izevbokun and Godfrey Okonide, were arrested recently after a failed operation. Spokesperson of the police, Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the arrest, said, the two male suspects […]

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Suspected thief breaks into Lawmaker’s office inside National Assembly complex and steals US dollars and Office equipment

A young Nigerian simply identified as Kabiru was arrested at the National Assembly complex after he allegedly snuck his way into the office of a member of the House of Representatives and carted away dollars and other valuable items in the process. According to SaharaReporters, the incident happened yesterday October 9 at 2:30pm when the […]

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Update : The policeman shot my sister in the mouth for breaking up with him — Brother

Ndubueze Nelly James, the elder brother of Isioma Joy Ndubueze, who was shot in the mouth by her police boyfriend, on Thursday, October 8, has narrated what led to the unfortunate incident. Joy was rushed to the hospital, after she was shot at Salvation Bus Stop, Ikeja, Lagos State, by her boyfriend identified as officer […]

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Just in: Court sentence PH serial killer Gracious David-West to death by hanging .

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced a Serial killer, Gracious David-West to death by hanging for the multiple murder of several females in hotels in different parts of the state. David-West who was charged with ten counts of murder and attempted murder is reported to have committed the crime in […]

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Prophetess arrested in Ogun state for allegedly defrauding people

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a Prophetess of the Celestial Church of Christ (CCC), Oluwakemi Sotonode, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining millions from many people. The suspect also known as Marvelous, was arrested at her hideout on Tuesday, October 6, by operatives attached to the Public Complaint Bureau unit following series of fraud allegations made against […]

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Tenant stabs his landlord to death after he was queried for bringing too many women into the compound (graphic)

The police in Anambra state have arrested a 21-year-old man, Onyeamachi Mmaju, pictured above, for allegedly stabbing his landlord, Nonso Oyikoba, 35, to death in Ogidi Ani-Etiti in Idemili North LGA of the state on Tuesday, October 6. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, dislosed that police operatives […]

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Gunmen allegedly kill pastor, kidnap his daughter in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia have reportedly killed one Rev. Yohanna Abashiya in Kaduna and kidnapped his daughter. The incident took place on October 1, in Agui, Maraban Rido in Chikun Local Government Area. The deceased was the resident pastor of Baptist Church in the community. Facebook user, Gideon Sarki John, stated that the gunmen stormed […]

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Ondo Prophet and five others sentenced to Life imprisonment over missing child

Justice Olusegun Odusola of the Ondo State High Court has sentenced the Founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Pastor Samuel Babatunde, also known as Alfa Babatunde, to life imprisonment over the disappearance of a one-year-old boy, Gold Kolawole, in his church. The one-year-old boy was declared missing on November 10, 2019, during a church service at the […]

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Accidental discharge: NSCDC official arrested for killing SSS operative in Osun

An operative of the State Security Service (SSS), Seyi Adebowale, has died after he was allegedly shot by an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) The incident occurred on September 15 in Kuta, Osun State, during the visit of the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai to commission a bridge constructed […]

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Jealous Mom of two kills her children over husband’s decision to marry a second wife.

A housewife simply identified as Hauwa allegedly killed two of her children in Kano State because her husband married a second wife. The deceased kids have been identified as Yusuf, 5 and 3-year-old Zahra’u. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Saturday morning, October 3 in Diso village, Gwale Local Government area of the state, when […]

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Chief priest stabbed to death for impregnating Muslim lady in Delta

The Chief Priest of the Igbudu community in Warri South council area of Delta, Victor Alawuru, has been stabbed to death for allegedly impregnating a Muslim lady at Degbori Street in the Hausa Quarters axis of the community. The Nation reports that the victim impregnated a ‘Hausa lady’, which did not go well with her Muslim […]

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Armed robbers attack bank in Ekiti and cart away millions of Naira

A six-man robbery gang attacked a bank in Iyin-Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun local government area of Ekiti state today Friday, October 2, carting away millions of Naira. According to reports, the robbers who were armed with sophisticated weapons stormed the bank around 3.30pm and blasted the security doors with an explosive device suspected to be dynamite. The robbers reportedly operated for […]

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“I drug them with tramadol tablets and syrup” – Notorious robber arrested in Kano, speaks on how he steals from his victims

The Niger State Police Command have arrested a suspected robber who specialises in drugging his victims before stealing their money. The suspect, Abdullahi Maikudi, 27, of Katsina State was arrested alongside his accomplice Rabiu Abdullahi, 23, of Kano State for stealing the sum of N 6 m from a businessman in Tegina, Rafi Local Government Area […]

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#JusticeforFavour: 13 year old girl allegedly raped to death in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have arrested a man for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl, Favour Okechukwu, pictured above, to death in the Ejigbo area of the state on Wednesday, September 30. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Favour was sent on an errand by her […]

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Education Secretary arraigned for fraud in school feeding programme

The Education Secretary of Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto, Ishaka Abdullahi has been arrainged before Justice Malami Umar Dogondaji of the State High Court for fraud in the federal government school feeding programme. Abdullahi was arraigned on a six-count charge, bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N429,000 by […]

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Soldier dismissed and sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for defiling 13-year-old girl

The Seven Division of General Court Martial of Operation Lafiya Dole has dismissed and sentenced a corporal to five years imprisonment for assaulting and defiling a 13-year-old girl. Aliyu Yakubu was said to have committed the offence on July 1, 2018 while serving in 202 Battalion in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. He was accused of having […]

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Man Sentenced to 125 years imprisonment over fake social intervention programme contract in Maiduguri

Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the  Borno State High Court sitting in Maiduguri has convicted and sentenced one Mr Allen Abel to a cumulative term of 125 years in prison for allegedly fraudulently obtaining food items valued at N12, 879,800.00 (Twelve Million Eight Hundred and Seventy Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Naira) on the pretext of executing […]

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Sector commander’ of notorious kidnap syndicate confesses to killing over 50 victims because they could not pay ransom

One of the leaders of a notorious kidnap gang, who was on police wanted list has admitted killing over 50 of his victims because they could not afford to pay ransom.   The suspect, Mohammed Sani, 30, made the shocking revelation on Wednesday, September 30, when he was paraded by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP […]