How Togolese Cook Killed Ondo High Chief -Lagos Police

The Lagos State Police Command has revealed how a Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou, allegedly stabbed his boss to death at his Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos residence. The suspect, who reportedly stabbed Mr. Opeyemi Bademosi on the chest thrice on October 31 and escaped with valuables, was tracked to Ondo where he was arrested on November 2. The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesman, CSP Chike Oti, said the suspect has availed the services of a French-speaking lawyer from the Office of the Public Defender in the course of the investigation. He…

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Ganduje Speaks On Bribe Videos: Its all lies, it never happened

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Friday, denied before the House of Assembly that he collected bribe from any contractor. An online newspaper, Daily Nigerian, had published an investigative report supported with two videos showing Mr. Ganduje allegedly receiving the bribe in dollars. The state House of Assembly, under the leadership of Alhaji Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, later constituted a committee to establish the authenticity of the videos. Consequently, the Assembly summoned the publisher/editor-in-chief of the online newspaper, Jaafar Jaafar, to testify before the committee. While appearing before the committee,…

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New Video emerges as Kano Assembly summons Gov. Ganduje

More evidence of Ganduje's Greed aka dollar collection operations. EFCC is in a coma till 2019 on this issue. But were quick to freeze Fayose's account while he was governor. Just imagine this was Wike..Would the EFCC be this quiet on such an issue? This is why Buhari has to go pic.twitter.com/1R1DAQvQ45 — Babasola Kuti (@SKSolaKuti) October 31, 2018 Another shocking video has emerged showing the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, in black Kaftan, collecting bribe in wads of dollars from a contractor. The Vanguard reported that video has sparked…

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(Watch Video) Popular Lagos Pastor in sex video scandal

Apostle Chris Omatsola is the senior pastor of Zionwealth Of Life Assembly and also a real estate business tycon in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria while Ms. Princess (Toks David) Tokoni Okpewho is a Lekki big girl street hustler. Shame to the both of them. pic.twitter.com/9YQI8N3EBN — Asam Boitumelo 🇿🇦 (@Asamboitumelo) October 17, 2018 The Presiding Pastor of Zionwealth of Life Assembly in the Lekki area of Lagos State, Apostle Chris Omatsola, and his former lover, Tamaratokoni Okpe, have clashed over a sex video that was leaked on the Internet. While Okpe,…

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Exam Malpractices: Police arraign Adeleke, others, granted bail

The police on Wednesday arraigned the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in the September 22, 2018 election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and four others, on charges of examination malpractices. According to The Punch, the defendants were arraigned before Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, where they all pleaded not guilty to the four counts preferred against them. The rest of the defendants alongside whom Adeleke was arraigned were, Sikiru Adeleke; the principal of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Alhaji Aregbesola Muftau; the registrar of the…

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N30.8bn Fraud: Fayose pleads not guilty, remanded in EFCC custody

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti, State, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos, where he pleaded not guilty to the allegation that he misappropriated N30.8 billion. The embattled former governor was charged to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A large number of his supporters were present in court, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. He pleaded not guilty to the 11 charges. EFCC is prosecuting Fayose alongside his company — Spotless Investment Ltd — on 11 charges of N30.8 billion fraud.…

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Fayose’s trial begins as EFCC arraign him for N2.2bn Fraud (Photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned the immediate-past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, for an alleged fraud of N2.2bn. The anti-graft agency conveyed the ex-governor to the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, in a white bus manned by heavy security Monday morning. Fayose was brought to court straight from the EFCC custody, where he had been detained since last week when he submitted himself to the anti-graft agency, immediately after the expiration of his immunity from prosecution. The charges were read to him before Justice…

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Forgery And Impersonation: EFCC Vows to Arrest, Produce Innoson Motors Boss, Innocent Chukwuma in court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has vowed to ensure that the Chairman, Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma is arrested to face fraud charges in court. The Commission gave the assurance, after Justice Olusola Williams of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, struck out the case of fraud it instituted against Chukwuma because the EFCC failed to produce Chukwuma in court to face trial. Chukwuma and his company, Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, were to be arraigned on a four-count charge of conspiracy to obtain by false…

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Akure ‘madman’ kidnapper arrested by NSCDC destroys phone after getting N1.5m alert

There was drama at the Ondo State chapter of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, headquarters, when a suspected kidnapper identified as Dele, who feigned insanity, reportedly snatched his phone from an operative, when a credit alert of N1.5 million was received and destroyed it. Parading the suspect alongside seven others, the state Commandant of NSCDC, Mr. Pedro Awili, said: “The arrest was made possible through the corps’ surveillance team while on duty within the Akure metropolis. “Our team, on October 15, arrested one Dele, who is pretending to…

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‘Stand up and collect, it will be safer in your pocket’ -Bribery Giver commands Ganduje as another video hits the waves

Another video capturing the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has been released by the online media organization, the Daily Nigerian showing the governor collecting part of a $5million bribe from a contractor. This is the second of the 15-series trove of video clips said to be in the archives of the Daily Nigerian. The first video was released on Sunday which shows the governor soliciting for kickbacks to the tune of $5million. According to contractors in the state, Ganduje allegedly collects between 15 to 25 per cent bribe on every…

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Boko Haram kills ICRC’s Hauwa Liman

Boko Haram has killed another worker of the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the ICRC on Sunday raised alarm that the Boko Haram threatened to kill Hauwa Liman within the next 24 hours. Ms Liman was kidnapped alongside others in March in Rann, Borno State, when the insurgents attacked a camp for displaced persons. One of the kidnapped aid workers, Saifura Khorsa, had been killed in September. Reacting to the murder of Ms Liman, the Nigerian government said it is shocked and saddened at…

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Kano State Governor, Ganduje Allegedly Caught On Video Receiving $5m Bribe, says its a cloned video

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has appeared in a video clip where it was alleged that he collected up to $5 million bribe from contractors in the state. According to the contractors, Ganduje collects between 15 to 25 per cent bribe on every project executed in the state. The sting operation to capture the governor on camera was said to have begun two years ago when one of the contractors agreed to plant spy camera on his kaftan lapel while offering the bribe. One of the contractors who spoke to the media…

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Kidnapped! Africa’s Richest Big Boy

Africa’s youngest billionaire was kidnapped on Thursday morning by gunmen in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 40, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he entered the gym of a hotel in the city. “Initial information indicates he was kidnapped by whites travelling in two vehicles,” regional governor Paul Makonda told journalists, adding that “this kind of incident is new here”. Dar es Salaam police chief…

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EFCC ready for Fayose, sets up crack team

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has set up a special team to interrogate Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State next week, The PUNCH can confirm. Fayose, who has been governor since October 16, 2014, will lose his immunity at exactly 11.59pm on October 15, 2018, thereby giving the EFCC the constitutional right to arrest, detain and prosecute him. The governor is expected to report at the EFCC head office in Abuja to meet with the commission’s Director of Operations, Umar Mohammed, after which he will be grilled by a…

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Osun rerun: Police arrest PDP House of Reps aspirant, 15 others for malpractices

The police in Osun State said  they have arrested Moshood Adejare, a People’s Democratic Party House of Representatives’ aspirant in Orolu Federal constituency, Osun State,  and 15 others for allegedly being in possession of customised Independent National Electoral Commission tags. They were also allegedly found with face caps and jackets with the inscription, ‘INEC Osun 2018 Election Observer’ and PDP membership cards. The Police Public Relations Officer, Department of Operations, force headquarters, Abuja, SP Folasade Odoro, said in a statement on Thursday that the suspects were using the items to gain…

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13,000 depositors lose N27bn to Wonder Bank

A wonder bank, operating under the name,  Micheno Multipurpose Cooperative Society, MMCS, has defrauded over 13,000 people to the tune of N27 billion in Cross River State. The scheme owned and operated by one Michael Eke, had promised depositors of N100,000 and additional N50,000 at the end of 40  days, and those who deposit N150,000 would get N300,000 at the same period A deposit of  N1 million would earn a N500,000 profit at the end of the same period while deposits above N1 million  would be calculated in N1 million …

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N1.6bn Fraud: How Heritage Bank Manager Used Son’s Account To Launder Funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has told Justice Muhammad Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos how a suspended Branch Manager of Heritage Bank Plc in Yenogoa, Iwejuo Nna Joseph, allegedly concealed funds through his son’s account. The defendant was arraigned alongside Dudafa Waripamo-Owei, a former Senior Special Adviser on Domestic Matters to former President Goodluck Jonathan, on June 11, 2016, on a 23-count charge of conspiracy to conceal proceeds of crime to the tune of N1.6 billion. While cross-examining Joseph who gave evidence in…

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“We established prima facie and culpability facts against Adeleke and others” -Police

Below is the statement of a Press briefing by the Nigerian Police on Sen, Ademola Adeleke’s exam fraud case.   Date: 19th September, 2018 PRESS BRIEFING ON EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE CASE AGAINST SENATOR ADEMOLA ADELEKE Examination Malpractice, Criminal Conspiracy, Personation, Breach of Duty, Aiding and Abetting against Senator Ademola Adeleke (PDP Governorship Aspirant in the 22nd September, 2018 Gubernatorial Election in Osun State) and four (4) others namely; MR Sikiru Adeleke, Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau (Principal of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Egbedore LGA, Osun State), Mr Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo (School Staff responsible…

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Breaking: Police to arraign Osun PDP guber candidate, Adeleke, others for exam malpractices

The Nigeria Police Force has directed the People’s Democratic Party’s candidate in next Saturday’s Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, to report to the Force Headquarters, Abuja, immediately for arraignment for examination malpractice, criminal conspiracy, and impersonation. The force in a statement on Wednesday by the force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood said it had filed charges of examination malpractice, criminal conspiracy, impersonation, breach of duty and aiding and abetting against the aspirant and his four co-accused. Adeleke was asked to report to the Special Investigation Panel alongside one Sikiru Adeleke, the…

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Lagos Command arrests Ifako Ijaye’s deadly cult leader who allegedly killed police sergeant

The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested a suspected cult member, Malik Onebiri, who allegedly killed a police sergeant while protesting against the death of his colleague. PUNCH Metro had reported that some youths on Oshunkeye Street in Ifako-Ijaiye had protested against the death of one Shina, aka Ishan, who was reportedly injured during a police raid on the street. The youths were said to have taken the corpse to the Area G Police Command headquarters in Ogba and reportedly chartered a bus to Haruna bus stop on College Road,…

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Depositors’ money endangered as 9 FCMB staff elope with customers’ N.5bn

For customers and depositors of First City Monument Bank, its panicky mode activated as members of staff of the new generation bank have allegedly bolted with depositors’ money runing into hundreds of millions. In what industry watchers have termed the biggest theft of customers’ deposit, nine members of the bank staff have made away with a total sum of N500 million, and their whereabouts remain unknown, though the Nigeria Police have secured an arrest warrant from a magistrate court in Lagos to effect the arrest of the suspected fraudulent staff…

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Leah Sharibu cries from Boko Haram enclave: Help my family, get me out of here

Like the voice of the one ‘wailing in the wilderness’, kidnapped Dapchi Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu has cried out to the world for help to assist her family to get her out of captivity debunking earlier report in some news medium that she was dead. According to a  statement issued yesterday evening in Washington, USA, by US NIGERIA LAW GROUP, which has been working closely with her family in Northern Nigeria, the family is in possession of a recent audio recording confirmed to be Leah’s voice. The statement, made available…

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Police waylay Saraki

The Nigeria Police Force early Tuesday morning blocked the Senate President Bukola Saraki’s convoy from moving out of his residence. The Senate president was sent a late invitation on Monday to report at the Guzape Station in Abuja by 8 am on Tuesday. The invitation was in connection with the Offa robbery attack in which 33 persons were killed. The police said leaders of the robbery gang confessed they had a relationship with Saraki. But the Senate President insisted he knew nothing about the incident. The police had initially blocked…

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Ekiti 2014: Police arrest 27 for electoral offences

The Police in Ekiti says it arrested 27 persons for election-related offences concerning the July 14 governorship election in the state. The Commissioner of Police, Bello Ahmed, said the suspects were arrested a day to the election and also on the day of the election. According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Caleb Okechulwu, 11 of the persons have been arraigned in court. “The peaceful conduct of the election was not without attempts by certain individuals to truncate the process. “We commend some individuals who promptly…

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Strange Confession: I killed my wife because she committed adultery -Bello

The Niger State Police Command has apprehended one Bello Muhe, 25, for allegedly killing his wife. Muhe was arrested by police operatives of the command while trying to escape. The suspect, who hailed from Gautan Fadama village in the Bagudo Local Government Area of Kebbi State, was said to have killed the wife, Husse Ali, 25, for being promiscuous. It was learnt that the suspect had earlier sent the wife to her parents over her adulterous lifestyle, but she reportedly continued the act at her parents’ home. Northern City News…

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Beer Parlour operator loses N4.9m in Keystone Bank Account

A bar owner, Ifeoma Okolie, has alleged that N4,935,000, has been illegally withdrawn from her Keystone Bank account. The 38-year-old lamented that despite not using an Automated Teller Machine card on the account, most of the withdrawals were made through the ATM, adding that she did not get any alert while the transactions lasted. She said because the amount in the text message did not correspond with her expected account balance, she visited a Keystone Bank branch at Ifako-Agege, to lodge a complaint. Okolie said despite visiting the bank many…

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Over 200 killed as herdsmen sack 11 villages in Plateau

Several people were allegedly killed in Gashish and Ropp Districts of Plateau State on Sunday, during attacks that were carried out on about 11 communities by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Subsequently, the Plateau State Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Riyom, Barkin Ladi and Jos South Local Government Areas. Although there were rumours that some soldiers might be missing, the Commander of the Special Military Taskforce code-named Operation Safe Haven, Major-General Anthony Atolagbe, said, “it’s not true, no soldier died and no soldier is missing.” The decision, according to the government,…

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BREAKING: NJC dismisses Innoson Motors chairman’s petition against Lagos judge

The National Judicial Council has dismissed a petition written by the Chairman of Innoson Motors, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, against Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had charged Chukwuma and his company with alleged forgery and stealing before the judge. But the businessman has repeatedly failed to appear before the judge for his arraignment. At the prompting of the EFCC, the judge issued a bench warrant against Chukwuma and later declared him wanted. But accusing the judge of…

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We Lied: Innosson Admits Spreading False Information about GTBank and Supreme Court

Innoson has today admitted that there was no Supreme Court judgement against GTBank. After falsely claiming a victory at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Chairman of Innoson Motors, Dr Innocent Chukwuma has admitted to completely distorting the directive of the Supreme Court and publicly apologized for spreading the fake and malicious news. Innoson had earlier deleted his declaration on social media that the apex court has ordered GTBank to pay him N14bn within 14 days. This was followed by a statement by his spokesman Cornelius Osigwe in which Innoson walked…

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Offa Robbery: Police moves gang leaders to S/West in search of ammunitions

Police detectives are presently combing South-West states to track other suspects involved in the April 5 Offa bank robberies and recover firearms hidden by the gang members, The PUNCH has learnt. Our correspondent learnt that seven gang leaders were taking police investigators to their hideouts in Kwara, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Ekiti states where they were believed to have hidden cache of firearms. The police had earlier alleged that the gang members carted away 21 AK47 rifles during the attack on the Offa Police Divisional Headquarters where they killed some policemen before…

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A must read: Story of a political godfather who became a robbery kingpin

There was no one in Western Nigeria who did not know S. T. Oredein. If there was such a person, he must have just arrived from Planet Jupiter. Chief Samuel Taiwo Oredein was not just a politician. He was politics personified. He was a kingmaker. He was a godfather. In fact, he was the Big Boss. Oredein belonged to the exclusive club of the seven people who partnered with Chief Obafemi Awolowo to establish the Action Group which became the party that produced the first premier of the region. You…

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Saraki must show face, Police insists

As Police arrests 2 more suspects with fresh evidence The Nigerian Police has said it is not aware of the withdrawal of invitation extended to the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki to answer some allegations levelled against him by some suspected gang leader of the Offa Bank robbers which claimed 33 lives.  This is just as the Police said that two more suspects have been arrested by the Nigerian Police Force in Kwara following the confession of the main Gang leader, Ayoade, Akinnibosun (a.k.a, AY).  Addressing Journalists in Abuja, the…

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Offa Robbery: Olofa absolves Saraki, seeks thorough police investigation

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II,  has absolved the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki of any complicity in the robbery incident that took place in Offa, Kwara state on April 5, this year. In a statement signed by his Principal Private Secretary, Dr Tajudeen Oloyede, which was made available to journalists in Ilorin on Wednesday, Oba Esuwoye called on the police to be alive to their responsibility and avoid sensationalism in the handling of the investigation into the robbery incident. The traditional ruler, who also said that…

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Offa Robbery: Police releases more expose on Saraki

4 Gang Leaders Accompanied Saraki On Sympathy Visit To Olofa -Police The Police said, yesterday, that 48 hours after the Offa bank robbery that claimed the lives of over 30 persons, including nine policemen, four of the gang leaders accompanied the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, to the palace of the Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi Esuwoye, to sympathise with him. They also said it was necessary for the Senate President to explain why he purchased prohibited arms for the suspects, insisting he had a case to answer. A source…

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(Video and Photo) We worked for Senate President as political thugs – Akinnibosun,  Offa Robbery Gang Leader

Offa Banks robbery gang leader, Ayoade Akinnibosun has restated, in an interview with journalists, that he worked as a political thug for Saraki in Kwara South, Kwara North, and Kwara Central Senatorial Districts, for Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, right from his days in the Peoples’ Democratic Party. He explained that the gang assisted the Senate President to disrupt elections at polling centres his party could not win, adding that he had been working for Saraki since he was the Kwara State governor. “We are the ones that do political…

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Offa Robbery Gang Leaders Confessions: “How Sen. Saraki, Gov. Ahmed, CoS Abdulwahab gave us arms and ammunition

The police have invited the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over the Offa bank robberies on April 5 during which some policemen were killed and millions of naira stolen. He was asked to report to the Force Intelligence Response Team Office at Guzape, Abuja to answer to the allegations reportedly levelled against him by five alleged gang leaders involved in the robberies at First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Ecobank, Zenith, Union Bank and Ibolo Micro-Finance Bank, all in Offa, Kwara State. The alleged gang leaders include Ayoade Akinnibosun, 37; Ibikunle Ogunleye,36; …

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Senate steps into OAU Sex Scandal

The Nigerian Senate, today, passed a Motion on the growing trend of sexual harassment in higher institutions of learning, with a spotlight on the case of Monica Osagie. Sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi, the Senate resolution also mandated its Committees on Tertiary Institutions and Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to carry-out a full-scale investigation on the case of Miss Monica Osagie and the OAU lecturer named in the ‘sex-for-grades’ scandal. The resolution observed that Miss Osagie’s experience justified the specificity and target of the Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Institutions…

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Court declares Innosson Boss wanted for fraud

Chairman of Innoson Motors, Innocent Chukwuma, was on Thursday declared wanted by Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos for fraud.  Innoson whose arraignment for fraud was stalled on five different occasions was again not physically present in court to take his plea in the charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Chukwuma and his company, Innoson Motors Nigeria Ltd, were accused by the EFCC for obtaining properties by false pretence, containers of motorcycle, spare parts and raw materials property of a…

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Hollywood Sexgate: Weinstein surrenders to New York Police

Fallen Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein turned himself in at New York police on Friday to face sex crime charges, nearly eight months after his career imploded in a blaze of assault accusations and triggered the global #MeToo movement. The former powerbroker — once the toast of Hollywood, whose films won scores of Oscars — is likely to be charged with raping one woman and forcing another into performing oral sex, US media have reported. The 66-year-old former studio boss walked into the downtown Manhattan police station shortly before 7:30 am…

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NEMA Fraud: Reps threaten Maihaja with warrant of arrest for evading investigative hearing

The House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the office of the Accountant General of the Federation, the Ministry of Finance and other relevant parties to furnish the committee with all transaction details of N5. 6 billion funds released to four companies in relation to the Emergency Food Programme in the North East. The committee made this demand after another investigative session on the alleged breach of trust by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) at the National Assembly. According to…

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Billionaire businesswoman, Folorunso Alakija, loses N3m to fraudster

Billionaire businesswoman, Mrs. Folorunso Alakija, on Thursday told an Ikeja High Court how one Vincent Ayewah, an employee of her Rose of Sharon Foundation, allegedly defrauded her of N3m. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Vincent, who was employed by Alakija as a clerk and administrative officer, is standing trial alongside his siblings, Florence and Emmanuel, as well as four others for fraud. The other defendants are Onuwa David, Okoronkwo Chikadibia, Ehizibolo George and Chinyere Awanah. Vincent was accused of defrauding Alakija’s foundation of the fund by forging cheques and conniving…

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Ogun’s notorious cultist kills rival sells victim’s palms for N5k

A suspected cultist, Kayode Oreneye, was on Wednesday paraded by the Ogun State Police command, for allegedly killing one Shakiru, a member of a rival cult group, severed his two hands and sold the palms for a sum of N5,000 to a herbalist. Twenty-seven-year-old Oreneye, who was a member of Aiye cult group, was paraded alongside other 47 suspected criminals who were arrested for offences ranging from armed robbery, murder, and theft. They were paraded at the command’s state headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, by the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu.…

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Man loses N80m to Fake Estate Agent

A businessman, Olukorede Roberts, has told an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, how he was defrauded of N80m by a self-styled real estate agent, Jimoh Olawale. Olawale is facing two counts of obtaining money by false pretences and stealing. Roberts, while being led in evidence by Mr. E. A. Jackson, a prosecutor for the Police Special Fraud Unit, gave details of how he was allegedly defrauded by the defendant. The complainant revealed that he gave the money to Olawale for the purchase of a land at Block 2, Plot 1, Onikoyi…

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Offa Robbery: Police arrest 2 more suspects

Two of the most wanted gang leaders linked to the recent multiple bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State have been arrested.  This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Monday by the Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO ‎ACP. Jimoh Moshood. According to the FPRO, the duo were arrested at different locations in Oro town and an unnamed spot within the state by the Operatives of the Abba Kyari led Inspector General of Police, IGP Special Squad, Code-named “IGP- Intelligence Response Team” promptly deployed to the…

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A Star Extinguished At His Prime: How Armed Robbers killed Akinwunmi, Ericcson Nigeria’s Software Genius

Men of the underworld struck in Orimerunmu, a town in Obafemi Owode Local Government Ogun State, killing Adebayo Akinwunmi, a software engineer with Ericcson in Nigeria at about 1am Sunday morning thereby terminating the life of a decorated ICT genius and a future leader. His grave Sources told National Infinity Magazine at the scene of the crime home of the Akinwunmi’s that the robbers numbering four climbed into the compound at about 1:30am through his unfenced neighbour’s compound and were struggling with their burglary door before the man came out…

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I paid Evans £233,000 to free my boss -Witness

The second prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike also known as Evans, Mr. Uchenna Okagwu an employee of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Limited, on Friday, gave an account of how he gave 233,000 Euros to Evans’s gang in order to secure the release of his boss, Donutus Duru from the kidnappers. Okagwu, a Manager at Maydon Pharmaceuticals Limited said, he paid the money to secure the release of his kidnapped boss, Mr Donatus Dunu, the Managing Director of the Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Evans is facing trial alongside…

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Thief disguises as groom’s friend, carts away money and valuables

The Lagos State Police Command is on the trail of a suspected thief, who allegedly disguised as an invited guest to steal at a wedding in the state. The incident happened on Saturday at Event Gallery, along Igando Road, Ojo area of the state, where the wedding held. Clad in a white dress worn by the groom’s friends and relatives, the fleeing suspect was captured on camera as he picked wads of cash dished out to the groom, Afeez Adekoya, who was immersed in dancing. PUNCH Metro gathered that the church…

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Wife, daughter killer, Peter Nielsen, to face trial at Lagos High Court

Peter Nielsen, the Danish citizen, who allegedly murdered his wife Zainab Nielsen and daughter Petra Nielsen will be moved to the High Court. Nielson was accused of committing the offences on April 5, 2018, at his residence at Bella Vista Tower, Banana Island, Ikoyi. Nielsen, a Danish citizen, was brought before the court on a two count charge bordering on murder. The officer in charge of the legal department at Panti, Mr Effiong Asuquo who said this at a Yaba Magistrate Court where Nielson was arraigned said that the DPP…

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“Why I flew out of Police vehicle on motion” -Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, on Monday, said he jumped out of police vehicle conveying him to Lokoja because he was tear-gassed by the police twice in the vehicle. The lawmaker in a counter affidavit filed by his counsel, Mike Ozekhome, SAN before a Lokoja High Court, said he jumped when the police also reneged on their promise of arraigning him before an FCT High court. Speaking with newsmen over the matter Ozekhome said, “The truth is that the case was adjourned to today for arguments on…

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