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Suspected thief nearly lynched for allegedly stealing Plasma TV in Abuja

A 23-year-old man identified as Ejiofor was nearly killed by a mob after he was allegedly caught stealing a Plasma TV in Wumba village, Abuja. It was gathered that on Thursday, September 24, the suspect sneaked into the home of one Mrs Comfort when she went to buy something by the roadside. When the woman’s […]

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Protest in Osogbo as SARS officers allegedly chase three suspected internet fraudsters to their death (photos)

Young men in Osogbo, Osun state took to the streets to protest after three suspected internet fraudsters were allegedly chased to their death by SARS officers today September 15. According to eyewitnesses, the young men were riding in their car when the SARS officers attempted to stop them. They refused to stop and the SARS officers […]

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Police arrest suspected child traffickers in Anambra and rescue eight stolen children (photos)

The police in Anambra state have arrested five members of a child stealing/trafficking syndicate operating in the state and rescued eight stolen children suspected to have been stolen from different states including a fifteen-year-old pregnant girl. In a statement released today September 15, Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of the state police command, said on Sunday, September […]

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Suspected Fulani militia hacks final year Poly student to death in Kaduna

A final year student of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, Isaac Thomas, 24, was brutally murdered by supected Fulani militia in Atakmawei, Zamandabo ward, in Atyap Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) in Southern Kaduna. National Public Relations Officer of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU), Mr. Luka Binniyat, who confirmed the incident in a […]

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Police arrest suspected child trafficker in Anambra, rescue 12 children (photos)

Nkechi Odinye, 55, pictured above, have been arrested by the police in Anambra state for allegedly running a syndicate that traffics children in the state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, said Nkechi was arrested following the confessional statement made by three other child traffickers that were arrested in October […]

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Lady killed, her baby injured as police chase suspected ‘Yahoo Boy’ in Benin .

A 29 year old mother, has lost her life in an auto crash that occurred along Airport Road, Benin City, Edo State, while her one-year and five months old baby is in critical condition at a private hospital, Vanguard News is reporting. The younger mother identified as Mrs Grace Obajay  who would have been celebrating […]

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Suspected serial killer in Ibadan escapes from police custody

The Oyo State Police Command has announced the escape of the prime suspect in connection with the serial ritual killings of over five persons in Akinyele, Moniya in Ibadan. Recall that the prime suspect, 19-year-old Sunday Shodipe, was paraded before newsmen on July 17. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, disclosed this […]

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Suspected killers of village head, kidnappers of CAN chairman and others arrested in Nasarawa

27 suspected kidnappers and robbers have been arrested by the Nasarawa State Police command. Among the suspects arrested in different locations in the state are suspected killers of the village head of Odu community in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Amos Obere. The suspects who were arrested at a drinking joint in Nasarawa town where they […]

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Police parades 19-year-old Sunday Shodipe, suspected serial killer of Barakat Bello, others in Oyo (photos)

The Oyo state police command today paraded a 19-year-old man, Sunday Shodipe, suspected spearhead the killing of Barakat Bello and four others in Akinyele Local Government, Ibadan, Oyo State capital. Recall that there have been lots of killings within the local government in recent times. Notable among them is the rape and murder of Bello […]

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EFCC arrests UNIPORT undergraduate and his girlfriend for suspected internet fraud following FBI’s petition (photos)

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Thursday, July 16, 2020, arrested a 22-year old Computer Science Undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt, Kenneth Gift, his girlfriend, Dandy Spice and mother, Dorah Aninah for suspected internet fraud in Agbor, Delta State. A statement released by the agency says […]

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Suspected cultists allegedly abduct 20 year old girl in Bauchi; tell her father they only need her virginity and not his money

A 20-year-old Pharmacology student at the Bauchi State University, Patience Emmanuel have been abducted by suspected cultist  and informed her father that all they need is her “virginity” and not his money. Narrating his ordeal to newsmen, Mr. Emmanuel Kushi, who is a civil servant, said his daughter whom he described as a well-behaved girl, […]

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Two men arrested with 36 ATM cards suspected to have been stolen in Niger(photo)

Men of the Niger state police command have arrested two men, Victor Okebugwu, 32, and James Amaonye, 33, for being in possession of 36 ATM cards suspected to have been stolen from members of the public. A statement from the police command spokesperson, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, says on June 5, police Intelligence Operatives on Bank […]

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Civil Engineer shot dead by suspected assassins in Enugu

A Civil Engineer identified as Okwudili Kingsley Ugah has been shot and killed by suspected assassins in Enugu. Spokesperson for the Enugu State Police Command, Daniel Ndukwe, who confirmed the incident said the police have commenced investigation in order to arrest the perpetrators of the crime. Ugah who hailed from Imezi-Owa in Ezeagu local government […]

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Suspected cultist leader killed by gang members over disagreement in Cross River (photos)

A notorious cult leader in Ugep, Cross River State, has been killed during a clash with his gang members. According to SaharaReporters, the deceased simply identified as JBoy, belonged to a certain cult group which has been terrorising residents of Ugep for many years. According to a resident, a power tussle between the deceased and […]

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Suspected ritualists arrested in Lagos (photos)

Six suspected ritualists were today, Monday 20th April apprehended in Shogunle and Ladipo area of Agege Motor Road in Lagos state. According to reports, the suspected ritualists who specialize in abducting passersby along the road, were apprehended after a failed attempt to abduct a street sweeper. The cry for help from the street sweeper attracted […]

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Suspected cable thief electrocuted while vandalising transformer in Enugu (graphic photos)

A young man was electrocuted while vandalizing a transformer in Enugu. According to Facebook user, Ifeanyi Eze, who shared photos from the scene of the incident, the deceased was trying to steal a cable from the transformer when he was burnt to death. “A young man trying to steal an electronic cable connected to a […]

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Man kills wife’s suspected lover with scissors in Ogun State

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man identified as Habeed Kasali, for reportedly killing his kinsman he suspected of having an affair with his wife. The native of Totowu village in Igbesa allegedly stabbed 32-year-old Bamidele Johnson with scissors multiple times after a fight ensued between them during a cofrontation, leading to his death. Ogun State Police Spokesperson, Abimbola […]

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Two children die in South Africa one hour after eating food suspected to be poisoned by a close family member

Two childen have died while their mother is fighting for her life in an intensive care unit after they had a meal which was allegedly poisoned. Sindiswa Moloi, 33, from Katlehong in Ekurhuleni slipped into a coma and was admitted at a hospital in Alberton following suspected poisoning which killed her two children Nkanyezi, 11, […]

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Suspected Child trafficker Intercepted with 23 Children in Taraba

Taraba State Police Command has arrested a suspected child trafficker in Bali local government area of the state. The suspect identified as Mary Yakubu who claims to be a teacher at  Adamu primary school, Bali, was arrested at the car park with 23 children by officers of the Nigerian Police in an attempt to board […]