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Four armed robbery suspects arrested in Lagos
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Four armed robbery suspects arrested in Lagos

Police officers attached to Alakuko station in Lagos state police command have arrested four suspected armed robbers.   A statement released by SP Muyiwa Adejobi, states that the robbers were arrested on November 24 at about 12am.   According to Adejobi, the suspects have been terrorizing and dispossessing residents of AMJE Bus Stop, Ajegunle, Masalasi, and Dalemo communities in Alakuko Area of Lagos state, of their belongings. He said one locally-made pistol with 4 life cartridges was recovered from them.   Adejobi gave the names of the suspects as Suleiman Babajide, 26, Mustapha Michael, 25, Daniel Gideon, 23 and Olalekan Adesina, 26.   Adejobi said the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be transferred t...
Worst police better than best criminal – Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq
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Worst police better than best criminal – Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has called for support for the police and other security agencies, while stating that the worst policeman is better than the best criminal. Channels Television reported that he said this while receiving the three Senators representing the Kwara at the National Assembly who paid him a visit over the destruction of properties in the state. Abdulrazaq who stressed that the majority of the officers are patriots who are equally committed to a greater Nigeria, insisted that the events of the past few weeks especially the #EndSARS protest should not be framed in a way that might leave officers and men of the police demoralized or dejected. The Kwara state Governor averred that demoralization of the security forces especially the police, mig...
Oyo Police parade nine suspects over attack on Iseyin police station
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Oyo Police parade nine suspects over attack on Iseyin police station

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested 9 suspected criminals in connection with the burning of Iseyin police station.   It will be recalled that hoodlums invaded the police station last Thursday, carted away arms, valuables and thereafter set it ablaze.     Parading the suspects at the command Headquarters on Wednesday, October 28, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Enweonu said the suspects capitalized on the #EndSARS protest to commit arson and looted public and private valuables. The CP said the nine suspects were arrested in the Oke-Ogun area of the state for attacking the Iseyin Police Divisional headquarters and carting away arm, ammunition, and other valuables.       The suspects are, Taoered Hamsat, Tajude...
Working-class roots, empathy on display as Biden commands town hall
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Working-class roots, empathy on display as Biden commands town hall

Joe Biden on Thursday lashed President Donald Trump over his "close to criminal" handling of the coronavirus as the Democrat fielded questions from voters impacted by the pandemic in a state that is key to his election hopes. Returning to the gritty city of his birth, the former vice president engaged in an outdoor town hall in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where he painted himself as the champion of hardworking Americans who he said have been ignored by a president more concerned about boosting Wall Street than helping working families. Biden, appearing energised as he handled participants' questions, also accused Trump of knowing the seriousness of the coronavirus threat early this year and hiding it from the nation. "He knew it and did nothing. It's close to criminal," Biden said...
NFL star, Josh Bellamy arrested for allegedly obtaining $1.2M in COVID-relief fraud scheme
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NFL star, Josh Bellamy arrested for allegedly obtaining $1.2M in COVID-relief fraud scheme

Former New York Jets wide receiver, Josh Bellamy has been arrested for his alleged role in a $24 million scheme to receive illegal loans intended for Coronavirus relief. Bellamy, 31, was charged in a federal criminal complaint with fraud, bank fraud, and conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud. He allegedly received more than $1.2 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for his company Drip Entertainment LLC, according to the Justice Department.   The NFL star was arrested on Thursday, September 10, just two days after he was released from the Jets' physically unable to perform list due to shoulder injury.   According to the Justice Department, Bellamy spent more than $62,000 in loan money at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida. He ...
Kaduna Government Files Criminal Charges Against Anglican Bishop
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Kaduna Government Files Criminal Charges Against Anglican Bishop

Abiodun Ogunyemi, the Anglican bishop of Zaria diocese has been arraigned before a chief magistrate’s court in Kaduna over alleged“defamatory remarks” he made against Governor Nasir el-Rufai.  The Bishop who was arraigned on charges bordering on criminal defamation, injurious falsehood and criminal intimidation, had criticised the governor over the planned demolition of 110-year-old St George Cathedral in Zaria.  In a statement released in November 2019, Ogunyemi said that El-Rufai will never be president even though he is being groomed to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.  However upon being arraigned on, the Biship pleaded not guilty and was granted bail. A member of the Kaduna Synod and a canon of the cathedral church of...
Toyin Abraham Berates Fans who hacked her film on Netflix
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Toyin Abraham Berates Fans who hacked her film on Netflix

Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham, has come for her fans who claimed they hacked the Netflix app to download her film for free on the platform. In a Twitter post over the weekend, the actress urged her fans to access her new movie, Elevator Baby, for which she won won the Best Actress Award at the 2020 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), on the app.“Have you seen #ElevatorBaby on Netflix? If not, you are on a long thing…,” she wrote. The fan, with username, @Alganiyu01, then boasted that he hadn’t already downloaded the movie. He tweeted, “I don download am sef. So interesting. Wonderful job…” But Toyin was not impressed, she replied, “Yinmu oniro, download something that is on Netflix.” https://twitter.com/toyin_abraham1/status/1274353017689...
Florida man Arrested for the Death of Black Lives Matter activist, Toyin Salau, Confesses and Reveals how he Killed her
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Florida man Arrested for the Death of Black Lives Matter activist, Toyin Salau, Confesses and Reveals how he Killed her

The Florida man accused of killing Black Lives Matter activist Oluwatoyin Salau has reportedly admitted to killing her and another woman. He made this admission to his mother during a phone call. He also revealed how he killed Toyin. 49-year-old Aaron Glee Jr. was arrested after the bodies of Toyin and another woman, identified as 75-year-old Victoria Sims, were found in a home he rented in Tallahassee. Aaron tried to flee after the murders, but police were able to capture him on a bus in Orlando by Sunday, June 14th. Aaron’s mother, Sandra Cutliff, revealed to the Daily Mail her son called her Sunday and confessed to the killings. She told the publication that her son said he met Toyin on a bus and invited her to his house so she could shower. He told his mother Toyin aske...
EFCC Arrests Fake DSS Officer for allegedly Stealing from Mauritanian
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EFCC Arrests Fake DSS Officer for allegedly Stealing from Mauritanian

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes have arrested a fake DSS official identified as Boniface Oburuku over the theft of a handbag belonging to an international guest from the Republic of Mauritius. The 32-year-old man stole the bag which contained the lady's two Samsung mobile phones, an international passport, United States Dollars, Nigerian and Mauritian currencies at an event organised by the EFCC to mark the National Democracy Day and Anti-Corruption Summit at Transcorp Hilton Hotel on June 11, 2019. Oburuku who has been on the Commission’s watch list since last year, was arrested in Lagos few days ago. Prior to his arrest, intelligence revealed that he was constantly on the move from Mpape area of the FCT to Jabi and later to Gwagwalada, all in the FCT. The sta...
Boko Haram insurgents killed 81 in Borno for revealing their location to soldiers – Defence Headquarters
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Boko Haram insurgents killed 81 in Borno for revealing their location to soldiers – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters has revealed that Boko Haram's recent attack which left 81 people dead was launched in the Borno village because they revealed their location to the military. Defence Headquarters Spokesperson, John Eneche revealed this as he appeared on a Channels TV programme. He also disclosed that the degradation of Boko Haram would have been completed if they had the cooperation of the general public, particularly from those communities and localities where those terrorists, criminals and bandits operate from in cells and hibernation.   Eneche said;   A lot of people didn’t know that what we saw a couple of days ago …in Borno and Katsina states where about 81 were killed and about 40 others…. The remote reasons for those actions was that ‘you gave our po...
Swedish Police Finally Identifies the man They Believe Killed Prime Minister Olof Palme
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Swedish Police Finally Identifies the man They Believe Killed Prime Minister Olof Palme

Swedish police have finally identified the man they believe killed Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986. Palme was shot in the back as he walked home from the cinema with his wife in Stockholm, shortly after he dismissed his security team for the day. The assassination took place on Sweden's busiest road, Sveavagen, and more than a dozen witnesses saw a man fire the shots before fleeing the scene. Chief Prosecutor Krister Petersson said the man has been identified as Stig Engstrom, a graphic designer known as "Skandia Man" who committed suicide in 2000. Petersson said;   "The person is Stig Engstrom. Because the person is dead, I cannot bring charges against him and have decided to close the investigation. "This is one of the biggest police investigations in the...
Neymar Faces Criminal Complaint Over anti-gay Comment
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Neymar Faces Criminal Complaint Over anti-gay Comment

Brazil and PSG star man, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, is facing criminal complaints over an anti-gay comment on social media. A gay right activist in his home country, filed the suit against the football star, after Neymar called his mother’s boyfriend an anti-gay slur in comments leaked to the media. Activist Agripino Magalhaes, said on Instagram that he planned to press charges against Neymar and his friends for “criminal homophobia, hate speech and death threats” over the comments. Making the confirmation to AFP, the Sao Paulo prosecutor’s office confirmed that it had received the complaint, which it must now examine to decide whether to open a case against the 28-year-old. In the audio recording, Neymar, can be heard using slurs against his mother’s new boyfriend,...
Actress Lori Loughlin and Husband Mossimo Giannulli Agree to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scam
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Actress Lori Loughlin and Husband Mossimo Giannulli Agree to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scam

Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to fraud conspiracy charges for their involvement in the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal, the Department of Justice announced on Thursday morning. Loughlin, 55, and Giannulli, 56, were accused in March of paying $500,000 to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as fake crew team recruits. They allegedly paid the money as part of a scheme with Rick Singer, the scam's mastermind, and a USC athletics official to get their two daughters into the university as members of the crew team, even though they did not participate in the crew. As part of the scheme, Giannulli emailed Singer pictures of his daughters posing on indoor rowing machin...
ISIS Commander, Abdul Nasser Qirdash Captured in a Raid by Iraqi Special Forces
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ISIS Commander, Abdul Nasser Qirdash Captured in a Raid by Iraqi Special Forces

A top ISIS commander has been captured by Iraqi special forces, the country's national intelligence service has claimed. Abdul Nasser Qirdash, once tipped to replace Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as head of ISIS, was  arrested on Wednesday, May 20. “Today, the terrorist named Abdulnasser al-Qirdash, the candidate to succeed the criminal al-Baghdadi, was arrested. [The arrest] came after accurate intelligence,” the statement from the Iraqi National Intelligence Service read, according to a report in Al-Arabiya. “He served as the head of the commission authorised by the terrorist organisation Daesh, and he worked with the organisation as a leader from the time of the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi until the battles of al-Baghouz that he led himself.” Details on how he was captured or wh...
Supreme Court’s Judgement which Nullified the Trial of Orji Uzor Kalu and his Co-defendant, Ude Jones Udeogu is Shocking – Sagay
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Supreme Court’s Judgement which Nullified the Trial of Orji Uzor Kalu and his Co-defendant, Ude Jones Udeogu is Shocking – Sagay

Professor of law, Itse Sagay (SAN) has shared his thoughts on the Supreme Court judgment of May 8 which nullified the trial and conviction of a former Governor of Abia State Orji Kalu, and Ude Jones Udeogu, a former Director of Finance in Abia State Government for N7.1bn fraud. Udeogu had been handed a 10 year jail sentence by a federal high court which also handed a 12 year jail sentence to Orji Uzor Kalu on December 5, 2019. The apex court in the judgment nullified Section 396(7) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 which had enabled the then President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa (retd) to issue fiat to Justice Mohammed Idris, who was elevated to the higher bench in June 2018 to return to the Federal High Court to conclude the case. A ful...
Court Orders Arrest of Kano council Chairman Over alleged Diversion of Coronavirus Palliatives
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Court Orders Arrest of Kano council Chairman Over alleged Diversion of Coronavirus Palliatives

A bench warrant for the arrest of Kabiru Ado-Panshekara, Chairman of Kumbotso Local Government Council has been issued by a Magistrates’ Court in Kano. The bench warrant was issued after the council chairman failed to appear before the court to answer to charges of criminal breach of trust. Ado-Panshekara who was entrusted with 1,632 forms for the distribution of COVID-19 palliatives, was accused of diverting and giving it out to people it was not meant. Prosecution counsel, Salisu Tahir who accused the council chairman of contravening section 315 of the Penal Code Law and section 26 of Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Law 2008 (as amended), averred that Kabiru Ado-Panshekara was properly served a court summon to appear on May 13 at about 9:00 a.m. Ado-Panshekara's counse...
Kaduna government appreciates troops for neutralizing bandits in Chikun LGA
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Kaduna government appreciates troops for neutralizing bandits in Chikun LGA

The Kaduna State Government on Sunday evening, said it welcomed the intensification of military operations against bandits in the State. A statement by the state Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs said, the combined military teams of Operation Thunder Strike, Operation Whirl Punch and Nigerian Air Force’s Operation Gama Aiki, comprising units from the Nigerian Air Force and Nigerian Army, are presently carrying out joint operations against armed bandits in Chikun, Igabi, Giwa and Birnin Gwari local government areas and other locations in the State. According to the statement, the Nigerian Air Force in particular, using their platforms on Thursday and Friday, successfully neutralized many bandits in Chikun local government while working on other targets. T...
What Happened to Ronaldinho Made me Sad – Maradona
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What Happened to Ronaldinho Made me Sad – Maradona

Football icon, Diego Maradona, has said that what happened to Barcelona legend, Ronaldinho, in Paraguay made him sad. DAILY POST recalls that Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis were arrested in Paraguay in early March, for allegedly using fake documents to enter the country. Ronaldinho left prison after 32 days when Judge Gustavo Amarilla decided that the former Brazilian international and his brother can live in a hotel in Asuncion, while they await trial on their charges. But Maradona has now leaped to the defense of Ronaldinho and insisted that the former AC Milan star is not a criminal. The Argentina legend believes the 40-year-old is innocent, adding that the former attacking midfielder maestro only went to Paraguay to work. “What happened to Ronaldinho made m...
Interpol Traces 1.5 Million Euro Face Masks Scam To Nigeria
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Interpol Traces 1.5 Million Euro Face Masks Scam To Nigeria

The International Criminal Police Organisation has uncovered a €1.5m face masks scam involving Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands. It said it found out that a portion of the money was wired to Nigeria. Interpol Secretary General, Jürgen Stock revealed this as he noted that compromised emails were used in the “highly sophisticated fraud”. The global shortage of face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic had made the German authorities to vigorously seek to procure the essential personal protective equipment. It started in mid-March when German health authorities contracted two sales companies in Zurich and Hamburg to procure EUR 15 million worth of face masks. They later got an email from one of the contacted companies, explaining that their request cannot be met, unfortunately....
COVID-19 Lockdown: Residents kill, eat baboon in South Africa
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COVID-19 Lockdown: Residents kill, eat baboon in South Africa

Residents of Jeppes Reef near the Matsamo border with Swaziland last Sunday gathered to kill and eat a baboon which was found wandering on the streets during lockdown.     When pictures of the slaughter emerged on social media, it prompted Mpumalanga MEC for community safety, security & liaison Gabisile Shabalala to warn the community that they were breaking the lockdown regulations as well as the law. “This now wrong; as the department we condemn the behaviour of some communities [together] with the one in Nkomazi [municipality] where people decided to kill an animal in large numbers," Shabalala said. "We are warning against such gatherings because that is against the lockdown regulations [about] where people should now gather, as we are trying to curb the...
Governor Dapo Abiodun Vows To Deal Ruthlessly With Criminals
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Governor Dapo Abiodun Vows To Deal Ruthlessly With Criminals

With the arrest of 150 suspects by the Ogun State Police Command in connection with the series of harassment, robberies, burglaries and cult clashes that occurred within the Agbado Ijaiye, Sango, Ijoko and Ifo axis of the State, Governor Dapo Abiodun has vowed to deal ruthlessly with criminals. In a statement on Sunday, April 12, the governor said: “It has become expedient that we do not spare the rod and spoil the child. Anybody, no matter whose child he or she is, if found guilty of armed robbery, would be visited with the full weight of the law, including capital punishment”. The governor urged the police to intensify efforts at curbing the nefarious activities of criminals, asking them to smoke out their hideouts and promptly investigate those involved in the nightmarish activiti...
202 joggers, cyclists, loiterers arraigned in Lagos for defying lockdown order
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202 joggers, cyclists, loiterers arraigned in Lagos for defying lockdown order

202 persons were today arraigned before two mobile courts at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, Yaba in Lagos state for violating the movement restriction order in the state.   A task force team empowered by the state government this morning arrested the defaulters at 15 areas in the state including Yaba, Agege, Ogudu/Ojota and Iju while they were either jogging, cycling or loitering.   They were immediately arraigned before Magistrates Makanju Oshodi and Nurudeen Layeni on a one-count charge of violating the Social Distancing Directives contrary to Regulation 1(1) of the COVID-19 Regulations which is punishable under Section 5 of the Public Health Law of Lagos State, 2015. They all pleaded guilty.   The courts presided over by Magist...
Veterinary doctor warns people that pets can pass Coronavirus between humans
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Veterinary doctor warns people that pets can pass Coronavirus between humans

A veterinary doctor has warned people that pets like cats and dogs could help pass Coronavirus between humans even though the chances of that happening are very slim. The Vet doctor was responding to concerns about whether humans can catch Coronavirus from their pets. A tiger at a New York City zoo tested positive for Coronavirus in what is believed to be the first known Covid-19 case in a US animal or tiger and transmitted it to other six other lions and tigers in the zoo. Scientists say pets can't transmit the virus to humans but a vet doctor Dr Scott Miller says he believes pets can transfer the virus using their fur. Dr Scott speaking on British daytime TV programme 'This Morning' with TV Host Philip Scoffield said: ‘So at the moment we don’t believe that cats can, or any anim...
Naira Marley Gives Up, Hands Self Over To Police
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Naira Marley Gives Up, Hands Self Over To Police

Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley has surrendered himself to the police at State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State. He was said to be on the run following the arrest of Funke Akindele. According to Tribune Online, the hip hop artiste arrived Panti on Monday afternoon and is still being interrogated by the assistant commissioner in charge of SCID. The artiste was on Sunday asked by the police in Lagos State to turn himself in for flouting the social distancing order at a party which was organised by popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele Bello for her husband.
Disrespecting a Governor is not a Criminal Offence – Apostle Suleman Questions Sanusi’s Detainment after being Dethroned
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Disrespecting a Governor is not a Criminal Offence – Apostle Suleman Questions Sanusi’s Detainment after being Dethroned

Apostle Johnson Suleman has reacted to the dethronement and banishment of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the Emir of Kano by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Recall Emir Sanusi's removal was confirmed on Monday March 9 by Secretary to Kano State Government, Usman Alhaji who alleged that he (Sanusi) disrespected the lawful instructions from the office of the Governor and lawful authorities. The Kano monarch was also accused of persistently refusing to attend official meetings and programmes organized by the government without any lawful justification. Following the removal of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Governor Ganduje appointed one of the sons of late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, Aminu Ado Bayero as the 15th Fulani Emir of the state. Reacting to the development, Apostle Johnson Suleman stated that di...
Olisa Metuh’s Lawyer Vows to Appeal Court Judgement Sentencing his Client to 7 Years Imprisonment
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Olisa Metuh’s Lawyer Vows to Appeal Court Judgement Sentencing his Client to 7 Years Imprisonment

Counsel to Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abel Ozoko, has vowed to appeal the judgement of a Federal High Court in Abuja which sentenced his client to seven years in prison on Tuesday over charges bordering on money laundering. Justice Okon Abang convicted Metuh on seven counts of money laundering and criminal diversion of funds to the tune of N400 million. Briefing journalists after the judgement, Metuh's lawyer said that the judgement was a bad one and that the judge was only carrying out an experiment on his client. “The judge confessed that an issue like this is novel; in other words, he was carrying out an experiment. For me, this is a good example of bad judgement, and we have our appeal in our hands. I still ha...
U.S allegedly exposes and opposes Buhari administration’s plan to Hand Over $100m Abacha Loot to APC Governor, Abubakar Bagudu
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U.S allegedly exposes and opposes Buhari administration’s plan to Hand Over $100m Abacha Loot to APC Governor, Abubakar Bagudu

Bloomberg reported that while the U.S. Department of Justice said Bagudu who spent six months in federal detention in Texas while awaiting extradition to the Island of Jersey was involved in corruption with Abacha, Buhari’s administration is insisting there is a 17-year-old agreement which entitles Bagudu to the recovered funds. Documents made available by the US Department of Justice revealed that the Kebbi State Governor who is a close ally of President Buhari was handed over to criminal trial in Jersey before he agreed to return $163m to Nigeria. He was subsequently released on bond to Nigeria where he was supposed to be prosecuted for money laundering, but that trial never took place. In the case involving Bagudu, the U.S. in 2013 initiated a forfeiture action against a host ...
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Man Charged with Unsolved Murder of Boy, 6, Found Strangled in Wood 25 years ago

A 38-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of a six-year-old schoolboy who was killed more than 25 years ago. James Watson is accused of strangling Rikki Neave, whose body was found in woodland in Peterborough in November 1994. Watson is due to appear at Peterborough Magistrates' Court on Thursday, Cambridgeshire Live reports. Rikki was last seen leaving for school at around 9am on Monday, November 28, 1994, from his home in Redmile Walk, Welland. Rikki's body was found in a wooded area off Eye Road, close to Willoughby Court, the following day - five minutes' walk from his home in the Welland Estate. Rikki's uniform was found dumped in a nearby bin. A post mortem examination concluded that Rikki had died as a result of compression of the neck, or s...
Sudan Agrees to Hand Over Deposed President Omar al-Bashir to ICC for War Crime Charges
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Sudan Agrees to Hand Over Deposed President Omar al-Bashir to ICC for War Crime Charges

Sudanese authorities on Tuesday February 11, announced that it will be handing over its deposed President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court to face genocide and war crimes charges. Bashir will be facing a tribunal at The Hague to answer to charges that came off a conflict that broke out in Darfur in 2003 and led to the deaths of 300,000 people. A senior government source who spoke to CNN after the announcement which was made amid peace talks between Sudan's government and rebel groups from the Darfur region, said all Sudanese wanted by the ICC would be handed over. Mohammed Hassan Eltaish, a spokesman for the Sudanese government said; "Justice cannot be achieved if we don't heal the wounds. We agreed that everyone who had arrest warrants issued against them...
El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel is the Greatest Criminal Drug Threat to the U.S – US Drug Enforcement Agency Reveals
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El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel is the Greatest Criminal Drug Threat to the U.S – US Drug Enforcement Agency Reveals

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has disclosed that Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel is the greatest criminal threat to the United States despite its notorious leader Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán serving a life sentence. In its 2019 National Drug Threat Assessment report released on Thursday, the Drug Enforcement Agency found that the criminal syndicate, founded in 1988, 'maintains the most expansive footprint in the United States'. The study found that El Chapo's old cartel is among the Mexican groups that pose 'the greatest criminal drug threat to the United States' and that there are no other organizations in the distance that are 'positioned to challenge them'. 'The Sinaloa Cartel maintains the most expansive footprint in the United States,' the report stated. 'While the Jalisco New ...
LASEMA Boss Drags ex-lover to Court Over N45m Property
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LASEMA Boss Drags ex-lover to Court Over N45m Property

The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Oke-Osanyintolu has dragged his ex-lover Ms Olaide Ibraheem to court over ownership of a property located at No.1 Baba Yusuf Close in Alausa, Lagos. Ibraheem was first arraigned before the Igbosere High Court on May 22, 2017 on three-count charge of forgery, forcible entry and criminal damage of the property which allegedly belongs to Oke-Osanyintolu. During the trial, the LASEMA boss' personal assistant and a signature expert testified before the court. Ibraheem who is the Director,  Admin and Human Resources in the Lagos State Office of Civic Engagement on her own part called in 6 witnesses which included a surveyor and a police officer. According to Oke-Sanyitolu, he paid for the N45m property by i...
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Man Allegedly Stoned Police Officers

A 30-year-old man, Ayanniyi Olaosebikan, was on Thursday remanded at Ile-Ife correctional centre for stoning police officers. According to the charge sheet, the offence committed by the defendant contravened sections 365(3) and 508 of the criminal code cap 34 vol ll, laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002. The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on January 29, 2020, at about 3:30 pm, along Mokuro Road, Ile-Ife, Osun state The charge sheet disclosed that the defendant obstructed and seriously assaulted two police officers;  Sergeants Adisa Mukaila and Corporal Fagbemi Kolawole. It added that the defendant held their uniforms and pelted stones at them while performing their lawful duty. The defendant, who was...
Manchester United Chief Ed Woodward’s House now Being Protected by Police
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Manchester United Chief Ed Woodward’s House now Being Protected by Police

Manchester United chief executive, Ed Woodward's home is now being protected by police after angry fans attacked his Cheshire mansion on Tuesday night. The attack was done by about 20 balaclava-clad supporters who are said to be members of United's notorious 'Men In Black' hooligan firm. The fans launched fireworks and a smoke bomb before spray painting his gates red in protest of how he has been running the club since c retired in 2013. Luckily for Woodward, 48, his wife, and their young twins were not at home when the thugs attacked the property. Cheshire Police have now launched an investigation after the attack by hooded thugs In a statement, Police said:"At around 10.45pm on Tuesday, 28 January, Cheshire police were notified of an incident of criminal damage th...
Corp Member Robbed And Shot In Osun
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Corp Member Robbed And Shot In Osun

A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps in Osun State, Adebayo Mukaila was reportedly killed by a two-man armed robbery gang. It was gathered that the deceased owned a container made-shop at Omo-west street close to the NYSC Secretariat in the state capital, where he sells credit recharge cards, cable subscription and also engaged in money transfer. Findings showed that Mukaila popularly called Alfa on the street was attacked after closing his shop around 11 pm on Tuesday by the hoodlums. The criminals, according to findings, after forcefully taking the deceased,s bag, containing cash, POS machine, recharge cards and a bunch of keys, shot him on the head before dashing away on a motorcycle. An eye witness, Idowu Korede, who resides in the area said the incident...
Deputy Senate President, Omo-Agege was Never Convicted in US – Nigerian Court rules
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Deputy Senate President, Omo-Agege was Never Convicted in US – Nigerian Court rules

A lawsuit seeking to sack Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege on grounds of being convicted in the United States, has been struck out by a Federal High Court in Abuja. Justice Othman Musa who presided over the case, held that the plantiff wasted the court's time because the Deputy Senate President was never convicted by any court of law nor was he under any criminal sentence. He thereafter ordered the plantiff to pay N1million to Senator Omo-Agege as damages for the lawsuit. Justice Musa added that the conviction which can stop a Nigerian from holding a political office for 10 years is that made by a Nigerian court.
Police Arrest Inspector for Allegedly Beating Widow to Death in Akwa Ibom
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Police Arrest Inspector for Allegedly Beating Widow to Death in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command have arrested an Inspector Bassey Ikpe, for allegedly beating a widow, Mrs. Deborah Nkereuwem Nkpenie, to death. Spokesman of the command Odiko Macdon, who disclosed this to newsmen in Uyo, on Wednesday, said that the Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, had instructed the Deputy Commissioner, State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) to carry out thorough investigation into the matter. Macdon said that the decision of the police to finally look into the alleged murder was informed by the reports in some dailies and online media in the state. "The attention of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been drawn to a publication in some dailies and online media that a Police personnel attached to the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, one I...
Four Fulani Herdsmen Arrested for Raping 4 Sisters
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Four Fulani Herdsmen Arrested for Raping 4 Sisters

Four Fulani herdsmen who raped 4 sisters at Manger village in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State have been arrested. The four suspects identified as Hamisu Mohammed, 18, Rayanu Mohammed, 15, Mustapha Yunusa, 15 and Abbas Salisu, 17, accosted the minors on their way home before committing the sad act. Recounting how the incident occurred, one of the girls said they were threatened with sticks and later struck with it by the suspects after they resisted. The herdsmen then reportedly took turns to rape the injured girls. The suspects were however apprehended after the sisters ran to a nearby village Luwapem, where they raised an alarm. The herdsmen who are currently being held at the State Criminal Investigation Department, admitted to conspiring to rape the girls a...
One year of Focused Leadership-IGP Abubakar Adamu
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One year of Focused Leadership-IGP Abubakar Adamu

Prior to January 15, 2019, the name Mohammed Abubakar Adamu rang little or no bell amongst Nigerians. One year on, the story has changed as almost every household in the country is familiar with not just the name but even the face of the Inspector-General of Police, M.A. Adamu But then, who is Mohammed Abubakar Adamu? And how well has he fared in the task of policing Nigeria within his one year in office as the 20th indigenous Inspector-General of Police? A Global Cop While many police officers are fit for employment only in Nigeria, IGP M.A. Adamu is eminently qualified for employment as a law enforcement officer anywhere in the world. In addition to his vast policing experience within Nigeria, he also has in his kitty robust international law enforcement experience garnered whil...
Corpse of Suspected Criminal Found Dumped on the Street in Calabar
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Corpse of Suspected Criminal Found Dumped on the Street in Calabar

The battered corpse of suspected petty criminal found at spot for Newspaper Vendors at Goldie street near the Seventh Day Adventist Church Calabar. According to CrossRiverWatch, the corpse was discovered on Saturday, January 11. The location connects Calabar South and Calabar Municipal local government areas. Residents remain at lost as to the exact reason for his alleged murder.
Cobbler Arrested For Raping Female Corps Member and Attempting to Murder her
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Cobbler Arrested For Raping Female Corps Member and Attempting to Murder her

A cobbler identified as Olamide Babayemi has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for raping a corps member and attempting to murder her. The 25-year-old cobbler who raped the 22-year-old Mircobiology graduate at Greenland Estate in Mowe area of the state, reportedly recorded nude videos of her which he circulated among his friends. While the arrested suspect said he was jilted by the corps member he claimed was his girlfriend, the rape victim said she gave Babayemi N18,000 to buy her a phone which he never did. The state's Police Spokesman,  Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident said; “The suspect suddenly called her on the 2nd of January to come to Greenland Estate in Mowe and collect the phone. On getting there, the suspect forcefully removed all her clot...
Army rescue five hostages from Boko Haram in Borno
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Army rescue five hostages from Boko Haram in Borno

At least five hostages including an octogenarian were rescued from Boko Haram fighters in the last few days, the Nigerian Army said on Saturday. The army said in a statement issued by Media Coordinator of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, that the troops of 121 Battalion deployed at Pulka in Gwoza local government area of the state also destroyed the terrorists’ hideout at Zeledva Hills along Pulka – Bokko – Ngoshe Road on Wednesday. It read: “More elements of the Boko Haram/Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) terror group, bandits and other criminal elements have either been neutralised or arrested at their hideouts across the country and more of their abductees have been freed. “On January 7 for instance, troops of 121 Battalion deployed at Pulka in G...
Nigerian Man Exposed In The USA, Sent To Jail Over $12 Million Tax Fraud
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Nigerian Man Exposed In The USA, Sent To Jail Over $12 Million Tax Fraud

A Nigerian man, Babatunde Olusegun Taiwo, has been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing the identities of US citizens to file fraudulent tax return claims, made possible through data leaked in security incidents, The Guardian reports. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) in a statement said Taiwo, alongside co-conspirators including Kevin Williams, used the personal identifying information (PII) of individuals leaked due to a data breach at a payroll company to file false returns with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). DoJ said Taiwo and his co-conspirators filed more than 2,000 fraudulent tax returns that claimed more than $12 million in refunds, of which the IRS paid out $889,712. “The Department remains committed to prosecuting those who use stolen identities to steal ...
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Film Producer Harvey Weinstein Charged with Sexual Assault and Rape in Los Angeles

Disgraced Hollywood film producer, Harvey Weinstein has been charged in Los Angeles with raping one woman and sexually assaulting another in separate incidents over a two-day period in 2013. The 67-year-old now faces new felony charges of forcible rape, forcible oral copulation, sexual penetration by use of force and sexual battery by restraint, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in a statement. "We believe the evidence will show that the defendant used his power and influence to gain access to his victims and then commit violent crimes against them," Lacey said. The charges came hours after Weinstein appeared in a New York court for the start of his criminal trial on similar charges in a separate case and after his attorney, Donna Rotunna said any new char...
Several killed in ambush by suspected Islamists in Mozambique
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Several killed in ambush by suspected Islamists in Mozambique

Several people died after a minibus was ambushed along a main road in a northern Mozambique province beset by a jihadist insurgency , villagers said on Saturday . A police officer in Macomia district , about 100 kilometres ( 60 miles) south of Antadora village, the scene of the attack , confirmed the ambush which occurred on Friday , but gave no details of casualties . “Police were called in to intervene but it was too late to help the victims , ” said the policeman who asked not to be named . “This is the first confirmed attack this year ,” in restive Cabo Delgado province , he said . Villagers spoke of between four and 10 people killed when the minibus carrying around 20 passengers travelling from Palma town to the provincial capital Pemba was torched . “Two children were burned in ...
“4 days in Nigeria & I have already been profiled as a criminal by the Nigeria police force because I have braids” Washington DC Police officer laments
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“4 days in Nigeria & I have already been profiled as a criminal by the Nigeria police force because I have braids” Washington DC Police officer laments

A Washington DC police officer, who visited Nigeria for the holidays, has revealed that he was profiled as a criminal by the Nigerian police because he had his hair in braids. @wearethe2030 shared a photo of himself and wrote: "4 days in Nigeria & I have already been profiled as a criminal by the Nigeria police force. They profile people based on looks. Male with dreads, braids and so on. I work for the Washington DC as a police officer and I have braids. Enough of the profiling! @TunjiDisu1 @aleeygiwa" Explaining how it happened, he wrote: "Riding back to my hotel on Toyin street, Allen, Ikeja, with Taxify, and the police had stopped me twice on the same road, ordered me to step out of the vehicle asking what I do for a living. My police credentials saved me from being a vic...
Fake Corps Member, Osaghe Osaigbovo Remanded In Custody For ‘Criminal Trespass And Forgery’
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Fake Corps Member, Osaghe Osaigbovo Remanded In Custody For ‘Criminal Trespass And Forgery’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin, on Monday,November 18th ordered that an applicant, Osaghae Osaigbovo, who allegedly impersonated a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, be remanded in a correctional facility. The Chief Magistrate, Ahmed Ibrahim, gave the order after the defendant pleaded not guilty to criminal trespass and forgery. He then adjourned the case until Dec. 3 for further mention. Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp. Nasir Yusuf told the court that the case was reported by Mr. Tota George, Assistant Director of NYSC Camp, Yikpata, Kwara on Nov. 8, at the State Criminal Investigation Department, (SCID) Ilorin. Yusuf alleged that the accused, while posing as a prospective corps member, presented a fake Batch “C”, call-up letter, with number NYSC/AUP/2019/01546. He ...
Buhari Sends Powerful Warning To Nigerians Living Abroad
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Buhari Sends Powerful Warning To Nigerians Living Abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the few Nigerians abroad indulging in criminal activities do not represent the values of majority of the people of the country. Buhari also warned that his administration will not condone any crime either home or abroad from such Nigerians. He said this in Yokohama during a meeting with leaders of the Nigerian community living in Japan on the sidelines of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD7. A statement forwarded to DAILY POST by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina quoted the president as saying, “Let me also say that there are few Nigerians in the Diaspora that are giving us a bad name by engaging in criminal activities. These Nigerians are a minority, they do not represent...
Arrest of 77 Nigerians for online fraud, a big scar on all of us- Presidency
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Arrest of 77 Nigerians for online fraud, a big scar on all of us- Presidency

The Federal government has said that the recent arrest of 77 Nigerians by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for online fraud, is a big scar on all Nigerians.   Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, said this when he appeared on Channels TV on Sunday night, August 25. Shehu disclosed that the Federal government would issue executive orders and engage the National Assembly to pass new laws to put a stop to online fraud involving Nigerians.   “This is a double damage on every citizen of Nigeria. It is a big scar on all of us who go out of this country and are seen in this image that these our brothers have created and the whole nation is tainted. For the government of President Buhari, what it means is that the governme...
Curvy Slay Queen Leaks Her Semi-N*de Photos To Outsmart Blackmailer
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Curvy Slay Queen Leaks Her Semi-N*de Photos To Outsmart Blackmailer

A curvy and beautiful lady with the Instagram handle 'Metissebelleza' has revealed how she was forced to release her private photos in order to outsmart a conman who was using them to blackmail her. The suspected criminal demanded for her to perform some sexual acts at regular intervals as a price she would pay for the security of the indicting lewd multimedia contents he had of her. All efforts to avoid the blackmailer failed and she only had the option of releasing the pictures of herself in panties and bra to counter any action by the criminal. Some women on social media have saluted her for her bravery as they begin a hunt for the suspected criminal. Read the Whatsapp chat between herself and the faceless blackmailer below: