Over 750 Suspects Have Been Arrested, 66 Firearms Seized Over Electoral Offences - Police IGDuring a meeting with senior police officers at the Goodluck Jonathan Peacekeeping Centre in Abuja, the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, disclosed that the Nigeria Police Force recorded a total of 489 major electoral infractions during the February 25 presidential and March 18 governorship polls.He revealed that 781 offenders were arrested
SERAP Demands Immediate Release Of Nigerian Journalist, Agba Jalingo From Kuje PrisonThe Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has demanded the immediate release of a Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo who was detained in prison by a Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja for alleged defamation against Mrs Elizabeth Ayade, Governor Ben Ayade’s in-law.The group made this demand via a tweet made on Monday afternoon
Journalist Agba Jalingo Remanded For CybercrimeA Federal High Court in Abuja, has remanded journalist, Agba Jalingo in Kuje prison from Monday till Thursday for cybercrime. It was reported that Justice Zainab Bage Abubakar allegedly denied Jalingo’s lawyers the opportunity to move a motion for bail after he was arraigned for cyberstalking.Jalingo was accused of defaming Elizabeth Ayade, the
JUST IN: INEC Announces Date for Supplementary ElectionsThe Independent National Electoral Commission has announced a date for supplementary elections. INEC said supplementary elections will hold on April 15 for the conduct of all outstanding governorship, National and State Assembly supplementary elections. This was made known by the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi on Monda
INEC To Spend Over N3 Billion For Election LitigationsNigeria's electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission has allocated over N3 billion to fight litigation arising from the 2023 general election. The electoral body budgeted over N3 billion to defend itself from the results of the February 25 presidential and national assembly election and the March 18 governorship and state a
Three Arrested Over Murder of South African Rapper, AKAThree suspects have been arrested over the murder of South African rapper, Kiernan Forbes, popularly known as AKA. Recall that he was gunned down on February 10, 2023 around Florida Road. Confirming the devastating development, the police in Durban said the rapper was killed in a drive-by shooting on Florida Road by persons in two cars around 10 p
Man Remanded For Having Illicit S3x With Married Woman In AbujaA mason, Surajo Hamza, has been remanded in a correctional centre by a Grade I Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Monday, March 27, for allegedly having illicit s3x with a housewife, NAN reports. The police charged Hamza, 34, of Zaman Gida, Asokoro, Abuja, with criminal trespass, adultery and causing harm.The trial judge, Umar Mayana, deferred gr
Doctor Tells Court How Pastor Allegedly Defiled 17-year old Church MemberA medical doctor, Mrs Maria Fadaka has narrated before a court how a pastor, Chris Mcdouglas, allegedly defiled a 17-year-old daughter of a member of his Church. Fadaka spoke on Monday before an Ikeja S3xual Offences and Domestic Violence Court. Mcdouglas, a Pastor at Peculiar Generation Assembly Church, Lagos, is facing a nine-count charge of def
Why Court Blocked Four Oyo Govt AccountsIt has now been revealed why a court blocked four accounts belonging to the Oyo State government. It was gathered that the court blocked the accounts over N3.4 billion owed by the government. A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in its March 2 judgement, issued an order attaching funds standing to the credit of the Oyo State Govern
They Had Already Lynched Before We Got There - Police React To Burning Of 5 Thieves By MobThe Anambra state police command has disclosed that the suspects accused of stealing were already set ablaze by an irate mob before the officers of the Command arrived at the scene. Recall that five suspected robbers were burnt beyond recognition on Saturday, March 25, as they were captured, stoned to death and burnt to ashes by some angry youths.
Big Boy, Onyeze Obiora Arrested With Illicit Drugs Concealed In Packs Of Air Freshener At MMIA (Video)peratives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested one Onyeze Obiora with illicit drugs concealed in packs of air freshener.The suspect was arrested at the SAHCO export shed of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday, March 20, 2023.NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, March 26, said
47-Yr-Old Pastor, Kayode Salami Rap3s, Kill Nursing Mother In OndoOperatives of the Ondo State Police Command have arrested Pastor Kayode Salami, 47, for allegedly raping and killing a nursing mother identified as Adejoke Oloje.It was gathered that the victim was staying in the church with her baby when the incident occurred.Mother of the deceased, Mrs Deborah, said her late daughter left home without any notice
Guinea-Bissau v Nigeria: AFCON Qualifying Match,Team News,Goal Scorers and StatsDate: Monday 27th March, 2023 Time : 6:00 pm Stadium Estadio 24 de Setembro Referee Goal Scorer: Team News [size=14pt] Guinea-Bissau [/size]With his winner in Abuja, Balde opened his account on the international stage and we expect the Ajaccio striker should lead the Djurtus attack once again.Full-back Jefferson Encada is a doubt
Court Remands Man, Sunday Obasuyi Over Kidnap & Murder Of His 82-Year-Old Father In EkitiAn Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court, on Thursday, March 23, 2023, ordered the remand of three suspects in the correctional centre over alleged kidnapping and murder of an 82-year-old man, Michael Obasuyi.The defendants, Sunday Obasuyi, 42; Akinniyi Ojo, 51, and Bobade Sunday, 51, who are residents of Agbado-Ekiti, Gbonyin local government area
Commercial Driver Attacks Doctor With Cutlass Over Death Of His Five-Year- Old Son In OndoThe Nation reports that a commercial driver whose identity is yet to be ascertained has caused serious commotion in Ondo State.The driver allegedly used a cutlass to inflict injuries on a medical doctor over the death of his five-year- old son.The incident, which happened at the Mother and Child hospital, Oke aro, Akure, reportedly paralysed activ
England v Ukraine: EURO 2024 Qualifying Match,Team News,Goal Scorers and StatsDate: Sunday 26th March, 2023 Time : 6:00 pm Stadium Wembley Referee Serdar Gozubuyuk (Netherlands) Goal Scorer: Team News [size=14pt] England [/size]Only a minute after being booked for taking too long on a throw-in, Shaw received his marching orders for a challenge on Retegui, so Ben Chilwell should cover for the suspended Manch
Five Men Burnt To Death In Onitsha For Trying To Steal TricycleIn what will come across as a really startling development, as many as five men have been burnt to death in Anambra.The men are said to have been burnt to death today in Onitsha, Anambra State, after they attempted to disposes a tricycle operator of his tricycle.A source in Onitsha, who narrated the story to DAILY POST, said the men tried to steal
Trigger-Happy Nigerian Soldier Kills Family Of Three,(A Man, His Wife, And Their Baby) In NigerIn what will come across as a really startling development, a Nigerian soldier in Niger State has caused serious chaos in Niger.The soldier, on Friday killed three Beninois in Babana area of Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State.The chairman of the LGA, Alhaji Suleiman Yarima, who confirmed the incident appealed to the people of Babana to rem
NDLEA Arrests Businessman, Molokwu Nwachukwu 3 Others; Intercepts Meth, Cocaine (Photos)Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a businessman, Molokwu Nwachukwu, who frequents China, Dubai, Pakistan, and Vietnam, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos for concealing thirty-six (36) parcels of cocaine in different parts of his check-in bags, hand luggage and two pairs of s
Former Gov. of Zamfara, Yari Joins Race For Senate PresidentA former governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, has publicly declared his interest in running for the office of senate president.Yari said the north-west zone deserves the senate presidency since the region produced the highest number of votes for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the presidential election.In the February 25 election, Bol
Many Injured as Armed Herdsmen Unleash Mayhem in Fresh Attack on Ondo CommunityGun-wielding herdsmen have attacked Ogbese community in Ondo State, during which several residents were kidnapped while others were badly injured.It was learnt that the incident, which occurred on Friday, had left the entire town in fear and anxiety as the families of abducted victims wait to hear from the kidnappers.Eyewitnesses also informed Sah
Gov. Sanwo Olu Makes U-Turn Orders Immediate Payment of N5m Compensation to Uber DriverGovernor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has ordered the payment of N5 million compensation to an Uber driver, Adedotun Clement, who was assaulted on October 20, 2021, during a rally to mark the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protest in the state.The governor in a statement on Saturday said he had “directed the Honorable Attorney General
New Batch of Over 500 Repentant Boko Haram Members About to Reabsorbed in The SocietyA new batch of 594 former Boko Haram members have completed the Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration programme. Among the clients were 2 Nigerien citizens, 1 Chadian while others were Nigerians.They tendered an apology during their graduation ceremony which took place at Mallam Sidi camp run by the Nigerian Army, under Operation Safe
Anambra Man, Arinze Obiwenite Arrested For Defiling His 12-Year-Old DaughterArinze Obiwenite, a Nigerian man jas been arrested by the police, The PUNCH reports.The man was arrested for allegedly defiling his 12-year-old daughter.Obiwente, who was also accused of using diabolic means to run a “healing” ministry, was arrested during a raid in his home in Abacha community, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra S
BREAKING! Nollywood Actress, Gbemi Anjola Dies After Prolonged Battle With Ovarian CancerNollywood has been thrown into mourning following the death of 33-year-old actress Gbemi Anjola. The fast-rising actress died on Friday, March 24, 2023, after a prolonged battle with ovarian cancer. It was gathered that Gbemi was diagnosed with the ailment in 2021. As a result, she traveled to Dubai, UAE, for chemotherapy, which lasted appro
AFCON Qualifiers: Guinea-Bissau Beats Nigeria 1-0 At Home in AbujaMama Balde scored the only goal as Guinea-Bissau defeated Nigeria 1-0 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Friday.The match was played at the Abuja National Stadium in the FCT.The loss continues a three-match winless run for the Super Eagles.Details later...
CBN Orders Banks To Open On Saturday And Sunday For Massive Disbursement of Naira NotesAll Deposit Money Banks have been ordered to open on Saturday and Sunday for massive disbursement of naira notes by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). CBN gave the order on Friday. The apex bank has also commenced massive deployment of banknotes from its vaults to commercial banks across the country as part of a coordinated effort to ease the circ
EFCC To Go After ‘Corrupt’ Public Officials From May 29The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has announced that it will go after some outgoing public officials after May 29. The EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, disclosed this in an interview with Daily Trust, published Friday. Bawa who did not give names or the number of public officials that would be brought under the law disclosed that at le
Florence Onyegbu: Convicted Nigerian Fugitive Extradited To USA Nigerian convicted fugitive, Florence Enwerem Onyegbu was extradited to the United States of America, USA, on Thursday, March 23, where she will answer to criminal charges bordering on violation of the U.S. Law involving the offer and payment of illegal remuneration in a health care matter. Her extradition was coordinated by the Economic and Fin
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