Just in: Rape: COZA founder Biodun Fatoyinbo finally steps down

Biodun Fatoyinbo, founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly has stepped down. The Punch newspapers just reported without quoting any source. The senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinmbo has step down from the church. He made this known in a statement posted on his verified Instagram page. About two hours ago, Poju Oyemade, a respected Penticostal minister made a post on his Facebook page signalling an imminent action in that direction. Read his post below. My position on the case. I have been asked by…

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Two in court for celebrating ‘Indian Hemp Day’, attacking Mosque

Twenty-six-year-old Kola Omisakin and 21-year-old Kehinde Oladipupo, were on Friday arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife for celebrating an ‘Indian Hemp Day’. The accused were also said to have attacked and broke the glass window of a mosque at the Owolo Compound, Okerewe area of Ile-Ife during the celebration. The police prosecutor, Olawale Odusina, explained that the accused committed the offence on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at the Okerewe area of Ile-Ife. Odusina said the accused persons also acted in a manner that caused the breach…

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N12Bn Fraud: EFCC To Arraign Saraki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun the process to arraign Bukola Saraki, immediate past President of the Nigerian Senate for allegedly diverting money from the treasury of the Kwara State. The EFCC is alleging that Saraki illegally withdrew the funds while he was the Governor of the state between 2003 and 2011. According to the anti-graft agency, Saraki used the said fund to purchase houses and four flats in Lagos from the Presidential Implementation Committee for the Sale of Government Property through shell companies. The EFCC said…

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COZA Sex Scandal: Dakolo’s wife indicts Lagos, Port Harcourt branch pastors

The lady at the centre of the damaging rape scandal involving Biodun Fatoyinbo, Pastor and founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, and wife of popular musician, Busola Dakolo, has recounted how ministers in the church, accompanied Fatoyinbo to their Ilorin home to beg members of her family to cover up her alleged rape by Biodun Fatoyinbo, overseer of the church. She made the revelation of the cover-up while speaking with Chude Jideonwo, co-founder of Red Media on Friday. Busola, a popular photographer now married to soul singer, Timi Dakolo said…

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This housewife faked own kidnap for N5m ransom

The Kwara State Police command has paraded a housewife, Mrs Yemi Samuel, for allegedly faking her own kidnap in Kabba, Kogi State for a ransom of N5m. The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, said the middle-aged woman, who lives in Kabba, allegedly went into hiding at her parents’ home in Ilorin claiming that she was kidnapped by unknown persons while she was cleaning the compound, and taken to an unknown destination. Egbetokun stated that from her hideout, the suspect demanded N5m ransom, which was later reduced to…

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How Fulani herdsmen macheted Ogun community village head

Men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen invaded Seriki village in Alabata, Odeda Local government area of Ogun state and macheted a 76-year-old village head, Chief Ismail Adasofunjo. The incident reportedly occurred on Thursday night when the killer herdsmen allegedly invaded the village after an argument with the wife of the village head. The herdsmen were said to have invaded the village around 7:30pm attacked the septuagenarian, leaving him with deep cuts of machete in the head. The victim was reported to be in a critical condition as he could not…

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Video: “You should be happy that a man of God did this to you,” says COZA Pastor after rapping me -Dakolo’s wife

Busola, wife of soul singer Timi Dakolo, has revealed how she was raped as a teenager and what she was told thereafter by flamboyant Abuja based Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo. According to the popular singer’s wife, she was a 16-year-old in the Divine Delight Club at Ilorin, Kwara State; the precursor to Fatoyinbo’s Commonwealth of Zion Assembly when she said was groomed and raped by the pastor. Dakolo explained that as a member of the church, she was raped at two different times in a week…

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Ogun Police arrest notorious ATM robbers

Ogun State Police Command has arrested two men who specialised in robbing people withdrawing money from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). According to the police, the suspects, Ebenezer Olubukola, 30 and Olajide Oladejo, 29 belonged to a syndicate that rob customers who withdraw money from ATMs. The suspects allegedly trace their victims, with the aid of a motorcycle placed on standby, move in on them aftem collecting cash from the ATM. During a stop-and-search exercise, the Area Commander of Ota Police Division, ACP Monday Agbonika, and other policemen attached to the…

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Amosun surrenders 1000 AK47 rifles, 4million bullets acquired before 2019 elections

A few hours to the end of his reign as Ogun State helsman, embattled Governor Ibikunle Amosun contacted the state’s Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, confessing that he had thousands of arms and millions of ammunition in store at a secret armoury in Government House, and that he had decided to hand them over to the police. Mr Amosun’s anointed candidate for the March 9 governorship election, Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), had been roundly defeated by Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress and the governor…

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What we will do to soldiers who refuse to fight Boko Haram – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai on Sunday said the Army under his watch would fish out soldiers whose willingness to fight in the on – going Boko Haram war has waned. Describing such soldiers as bad eggs, the Army Chief said transformational leadership of which he is an advocate would not wait for such soldiers to get out of the way, but kick them out. According to Army spokesman Col Sagir Musa, Lt. Gen Buratai made the remarks at the closing ceremony of Army Headquarters…

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Dr. Death: Adamawa fake doctor has killed 46 patients, performed 500 operations

Ibrahim Mustapha, a fake doctor and principal medical officer of Cottage hospital, Fufore in Adamawa state, has been arrested by the Department of State Services for killing patients in the cause of his fake practice. He is said to have performed over 500 surgical operations causing the death of about 46 patients from January to May 2019. Parading the fake doctor in Yola on Thursday, DSS Director in the state, Bola Olori, said the DSS has, “effected the arrest of one Ibrahim Mustapha, who operated illegally as a PMO in…

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Prophet kills Woman he met on Facebook for money rituals

The Oyo State Police Command has apprehended a prophet of Cherubim and Seraphim Movement of Nigeria; Dotun Oguntade, who allegedly lured and slaughtered a 25-year-old housewife, Bosede Oguntade for money rituals, a development from their friendship on Facebook. Abosede Oguntade who hails from Ilorin was strangulated to death by the prophet, Ogunlade popularly called ‘Arole Jesu’ in Igboora area of Oyo State, the police said. The victim, Bosede who hailed from Ilorin in Kwara State was lured to Igboora in Oyo State with a view to providing a solution to…

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House help kills employer, mother on first day at work

The Lagos state police command has arrested 22 year old Joseph Ogbu, for the gruesome murder of his employer, Oreoluewa John, 38, and her 89-year-old mother, Adejoke John, at their residence at Number 4 Ogunlana drive in Sururlere, Lagos state. According to the command’s Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, at about 3am today, the Surulere Police Station received a distress call from No 4 Ogunlana drive in Surulere that Joseph who is from Oju Local Government Area, Benue State and who was employed as a domestic staff on 18th June,…

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Ojota boils over death of NURTW boss, Stainless

Pandemonium broke out in the popular Ojota motor park in Lagos following the sudden death of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Ojota Motor Park Chairman, Eniola Afeez. Afeez, popularly called Stainless, died in hospital following an illness. The news of his death led to a crisis in the park. A faction loyal to the deceased had accused the other faction of killing their late leader thus leading to a fracas. Shops and business owners in that vicinity quickly closed for the day. An eyewitness account revealed that…

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N38m Fraud: How conmen duped and naked Osun Speaker, Owoeye

A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters and thereafter blackmailed his friends and associates with his naked video which they later posted on the internet. The witness, Police Sergeant Adetunji Adejare, gave the account at a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital. Adejare told the court that eight accused persons implicated in the matter – Kazeem Agbabiaka, AbdulRasheed Ojonla, Oyebode Femi, Babatunde Oluajo, Adebiyi Kehinde, Oyebamiji Oyeniyi, Ismaila Azeez and Awodunmola…

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No court can stop Emir Sanusi’s investigation -Kano Anti Graft Agency

Kano state Complaints and Anti- Corruption Commission has said there is no court order stopping it from investigating alleged mismanaging of Kano Emirate Fund. The Commission said although there is a court order issued restraining it from executing a warrant of arrest on three Emirate Council staff and it is obeying by maintaining status quo. This was contained in a statement issued by the Commission Chairman, Muhuyi Magaji Rimi gado on Monday. The statement said the Commission as a law abiding organization will always operate within the ambit of law…

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See the face of Methodist Reverend who faked own kidnap for N3m ransom

That the Ekiti State Police Command arrested a priest in the Methodist Church, Rev. Peter Adegoke Adewuyi for allegedly faking his own kidnap to collect ransom from his church members and other individuals is no more news. The Police also arrested one Sunday Oluwadare Adewole who was helping the priest in making calls to unsuspecting members of the public to demand ransom on the phantom kidnap. A source at the command told our reporter on Wednesday that the two suspects will be charged to court as soon as the Police…

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Mbaise man rapes mother, says “I was under the influence of alcohol”

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Imo State Command, has arrested one Paul Ihuaku for allegedly raping his mother. The 45-year-old accused hails from Umueke Ezagbogu in the Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State. Briefing journalists on Thursday, the state Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Raji Ibrahim, said the suspect was arrested by the operatives of the corps following a tip-off. It was gathered that after the incident, the mother reported the suspect to the youth in the area, who apprehended him and alerted men of the…

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Video: Ekiti Varsity lecturer caught pants down with female student

A senior lecturer at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, described as notoriously randy with female students, has been caught pants down while allegedly attempting to have carnal knowledge of one his students in Ado Ekiti. https://roundoffnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/VID-20190614-WA0014.mp4 The lady’s boyfriend and his friends were said to have informed the lady to play along with the lecturer when he made overtures to her in exchange for marks. Sources at the institution identified the lecturer as Dr. O.O Aduwo and was seen nude in a 29-second video clip which has gone viral on social…

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Nielsen’s DNA ‘found on murdered wife, daughter’s clothes’ – Lagos Forensic boss

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Tuesday heard that some of the biological material found on the night wears of a murdered Nigerian woman and her child, matched that of her Danish husband, Peter Nielsen. Forensics scientist and Centre Director for the Lagos State DNA & Forensic Centre (LSD&FC), Dr Richard Somiari, told Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile that Nielsen’s DNA profiles matched that of the male DNA samples found on the nightgown worn by his Nigerian singer wife, Zainab. He said Nielsen’s DNA profiles also matched some of the male…

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Herdsman beheads fiancée in Ekiti

There was panic in Ilasa Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State where a herdsman beheaded his girlfriend. The herdsman whose name was not disclosed allegedly chopped off the head of a young lady with a machete. The incident which occurred on Tuesday has thrown the whole community into palpable confusion. The victim who is also of the same tribe with the suspected assailant was attacked beside a stream where she had gone to fetch water with her younger sister. The assailant was said to have ambushed…

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How Yoruba monarch escaped abduction by Fulani herdsmen

A traditional ruler in Akure north local Government Area of Ondo State, the Iresi of Osi, Oba David Olajide on Tuesday afternoon escaped from suspected Fulani herdsmen who attempted to kidnap him along Akure-Owo highway near Akure Airport, en route his community. Osi community is less than two kilometres to Akure airport and the same tactics used to abduct a mother and her step-son on Sunday’s evening by suspected Kidnappers. The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday, however, arrested a Fulani herdsman, who was allegedly among a team of kidnappers…

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Man arrested in Ibafo for snatching Uber car in Lagos

The Ogun State Police Command said on Monday that it had arrested one Philip Efosa for allegedly robbing one Uber driver of his car in Lagos. Efosa, according to the command, was arrested on Sunday after he and his accomplice, who escaped, allegedly snatched the Toyota Corolla car with number plate GUS 15 RU from the driver at gunpoint. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said in a statement that Efosa was arrested by policemen, who laid ambush for him in the Ibafo area of the…

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Chief Judge transfers Fayose’s N6.9bn fraud trial to another judge

The Chief Judge(CJ) of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati on Friday transferred the trial of Ayodele Fayose, former Governor of Ekiti State, who was charged with alleged N6.9 billion fraud, to a new judge. Justice Abdu-Kafarati, transferred the case from the former judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, to Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke. The action, followed a petition by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), seeking a transfer of the case. Fayose was arraigned on Oct. 22, 2018, by the EFCC, alongside a company, Spotless Investment Ltd, on 11 counts…

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Judge allegedly demands N200m to influence electoral judgement, arraigned in court

Justice Eze Njemanze of the Imo State High Court has fixed July 11 for the arraignment of a former presiding judge of the Owerri Federal High Court of Appeal, justice Ladan Tsamiya. The absence of the Justice at the court on Friday in Owerri stalled his arraignment by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission. Counsel for the accused jurist, David Adegbe, had told the court that the accused had traveled abroad for medical treatment. But the counsel for the ICPC, George Lawan, who opposed the defence counsel said that the accused…

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Kidnapping: S/West Governors meet, to hold security summit

Governors of Nigeria’s Southwest region have decided to hold a regional security summit that will bring all critical stakeholders together to brainstorm on how to stem the tide of insecurity in the region. Ondo State Governor and newly adopted chairman of the forum, Rotimi Akeredolu while speaking after a special meeting at the Ondo State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja on Friday, said the DAWN Commission has been directed to coordinate the summit aimed at further promoting the developmental agenda of the southwest region. “There’s an urgent need to stem the…

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Guanduje prepares ground for Emir of Kano’s deposition as Anti-graft agency orders suspension

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has recommended the suspension of the  Emir of Kano , Alhaji  Muhammad  Sanusi, over alleged misappropriation of N3.4bn by the Kano Emirate Council. The commission, according to the News Agency of Nigeria, said during its investigation, it discovered that N3.4bn  was allegedly misappropriated by the Kano Emirate Council between 2014 and 2017. The preliminary report of investigation conducted by the commission was signed by its Chairman, Muhuyi Magaji. According to NAN,  the investigation followed a petition against the council. The commission alleged that the…

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How we killed our boss and his daughter -Security guards

Two security guards; Tasiu Abubakar and Ayuba Idris have been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for allegedly killing their boss and daughter in the Ojomo Akintan Estate, Olu Foam area of Akure. The suspects were said to be security guards employed by the deceased. They were paraded at the headquarters of the command on Monday for allegedly killing their boss, Mr Richard Kwakye, and his daughter, Tope, last month. According to state Commissioner of Police, Mr Undie Adie, the suspects fled the state after committing the crime but…

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EX-Convict Case: Court to hear suit seeking Gbajabiamila’s disqualification for Reps Speakership

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned until Friday, hearing in a suit challenging the nomination of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a member of the House of Representative vying for the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives in the incoming 9th National Assembly. Justice Inyang Ekwo adjourned the suit, following the prayer of Chief Philip Undie’s counsel, Mr Olasupo Azeez, that the defendant was yet to be served with the originating process. Azeez earlier prayed the court for a short adjournment to enable the plaintiff to regularise…

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Okorocha’s Countryhome invasion internally planned -Police

The police in Imo State says they have arrested three domestic staff of the immediate past governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, over the invasion of his bedroom in the early hours of Saturday.  While Okorocha was in his house in Owerri, the state capital, his house in Ogboko in the Ideato South Local Government Area of the state was invaded by yet to be identified hoodlums. The state Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, who gave our correspondent an update on the incident, said the operatives of his command had…

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Wife conspires with 3 others to kidnap husband for N5m

The police in Lagos on Monday arraigned a 27-year-old woman, Elizabeth Sowemi, who allegedly conspired with three men to kidnap her husband. Elizabeth appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court on four counts. She was charged alongside Ayinde, 28; Salisu, 45, and Ogunbiyi, 43. The pleas of the defendants were not taken by the court as Chief Magistrate Adeola Adedayo said she needed advice from the state Director of Public Prosecutions. She remanded the defendants in prison pending the DPP’s advice. Adedayo adjourned the case until June 6 for…

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‘He was never our Pastor’ -MFM disowns Abuja branch Pastor who raped girl, 16

The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries has slammed an indefinite suspension on the ‘Pastor’ of its branch in Life Camp area of Abuja, David Onyekachukwu, for allegedly raping and impregnating a 16-year-old girl. The church,  according to a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja, by its spokesperson, Collins Edomaruse, the indefinite suspension was “in line with the rules and regulations of MFM which forbid such acts and frown at them.” The statement went further that Onyekachukwu is “not an ordained Pastor” and has been arrested by the police.…

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Police intensify efforts to rescue Prez. Buhari’s monarch

The District Head of Daura, President Buhari’s home town, Alhaji Musa Umar, who was kidnapped in front of his house has spent one month in the captivity of his abductors. Umar was kidnapped on May 1. His abductors allowed him to contact his family the day he was abducted, but nothing has been heard either from him or his captors since that time. However, the police have said they are still making efforts to rescue him with others in the captivity of the kidnappers. The Force Public Relations Officer, Mr…

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Tension in Gen. Danjuma’s hometown over assassination of popular farmer

Tension has reportedly gripped residents of Takum, the hometown of Gen Theophilus Danjuma, in Taraba State following the killing of Yakubu Njira, a former local government education secretary, by gunmen in the early hours of Saturday. Residents alleged that houses belonging to Tiv in Kasuan Haske and Tortsee near Takum were burnt by irate Jukun youths in retaliation for the killing of their kinsman. The Caretaker Chairman of Takum Local Government Council, Shiban Tikari, told our correspondent in a telephone interview that Njira was killed on his farm by people…

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Days after leaving govt, gunmen invade Okorocha’s house

Unknown gunmen, suspected to be hired assassins, Friday night, raided the country home of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha in Ogboko, Ideato South Council Area of Imo State. The assailants according to a family source, arrived the governor’s residence at about 2 am and overpowered the security before gaining entrance into the main building. According to the source who pleaded anonymity, no valuable was removed but the former governor’s bedroom and other places were thoroughly ransacked, raising suspicion that the invaders maybe hired assassins. Meanwhile, another…

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Okocha in money laundering mess, charged to court in Scotland

Former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha has appeared in court in Aberdeen facing money laundering charges, Aberdeen Evening Express reports. The Punch reported that Okocha, who is better known as Jay-Jay, appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Friday. The 45-year-old, who describes himself on his social media profile as “The Football Magician”, made 124 appearances in the Premier League, scoring 14 goals for Bolton Wanderers between 2002 and 2006. The former Paris Saint-Germain and Fenerbahce star, who represented Nigeria at the 1994, 1998 and 2002, World Cups, faced…

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Neymar in rape scandal

Star striker Neymar has been accused of raping a woman at a hotel in Paris, Brazilian media reports said on Saturday, charges that the player’s father slammed as attempted blackmail. According to a complaint filed with Sao Paolo police and reported by the UOL and GloboEsporte websites, the Paris Saint-Germain star is accused of “using violence to have sex with the victim without her consent.” Sao Paulo’s security secretariat would not provide a copy of the complaint to AFP, confirming only that one had been filed but saying its contents were classified.…

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Big Trouble for Naira Marley’s as EFCC demands transaction history from Mastercard, Visa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has written Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. to furnish it with details on credit cards used by musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley. The commission said the cards recovered from the artiste during his arrest were used for alleged identity theft and credit card fraud. According to court documents obtained by The PUNCH, the EFCC’s letters to Visa and Mastercard – titled, ‘Investigation Activities’ – were dated May 13, 2019, three days after it arrested Naira Marley. The letters were signed by the…

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Ogun Police arrest thug with gun at Gov. Abiodun’s swearing-in

Men of Ogun State Police Command said they arrested a 31-year-old Oluwaseun Fakoyejo with arms and ammunition during the inauguration of  Governor Dapo Abiodun on Wednesday. The Police said the suspect was arrested at the main bowl of MKO Abiola Stadium venue of the inauguration ceremony. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement he issued on Friday to newsmen in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi said the arrest of the suspect followed an intelligence report at the disposal of the Command. Oyeyemi said, “The Command…

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Money laundering case: Justice Ajumogobia lands in hospital

A Federal High Court in Lagos was on Friday informed that embattled Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia facing money laundering charges is currently on admission in the Hospital. A Federal High Court in Lagos had fixed May 31, for hearing in a motion filed by embattled Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, challenging her trial in the court. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged Ofili-Ajumogobia and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Godwin Obla, on 18 counts bordering on Conspiracy, Unlawful Enrichment, Retention of Crime Proceeds and Money…

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At last, EFCC to arraign JAMB staff who claimed Snake swallowed N35m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arraign an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Philomina Chieshe, over the missing N35m in her custody, which she said was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, Benue State. The EFCC’s acting Head, Media and Publicity, Tony Orilade, in a statement, said Chieshe would be arraigned on Friday alongside five other defendants before Justice Peter Afen of a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja. The others to be arraigned are Samuel Umoru, Yakubu Jekada, Daniel Agbo, Priscilla Ogunsola, and…

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Apostolic Church treasurer dupes Pastor N.85m

A treasurer in the Apostolic Church of Nigeria, Robbinson, who allegedly swindled a pastor of N850,000, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The police charged Robbinson, who resides in Ojodu Berger area of Lagos, with two counts of theft and obtaining under false pretext. NAN reports that the Prosecution Counsel,  Sgt. Michael Unah told the court that the defendant allegedly collected N850,000 from one Pastor Ekong, under the pretext of introducing him to oil and gas business, a representation he knew to be false. Unah told the…

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7 years after, Police re-unite kidnapped 14yr old boy with family

The Police in Anambra said it recovered and reunited a child identified as Mmerichukwu, who was stolen at the age of seven in 2012 with its parents. In a statement on Wednesday, the Public Relations Officer of the state’s Command, Mr. Haruna Mohammed, said the child was stolen from his biological mother, Mrs. Jennifer Azubuike. “On May 29, at about 06:30a.m., following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to the Command Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested one Ifeyinwa Ezename, 50, and Caroline Mbonu, 75. “Suspects had, in 2012, conspired with…

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EFCC burst ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ School in Lagos, arrests proprietor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested the proprietor of a ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ training school in Lagos, Frank Chinedu. According to the verified Facebook page of the anti-graft agency, Chinedu, 22, was arrested alongside eight students of the unnamed training centre located at 14, Animashaun Street, Progressive Estate, Ojodu Berger, Lagos, while receiving lectures in internet fraud activities. The students were Ahmed Musa, 24; Desmond Eze, 29; Preye Kingsley, 23; Benjamin Irabor, 21; Benjamin Opah, 19; Akapo Prosper, 22; Innocent Paul, 20 and Olamide Edun, 20.…

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One dead as rival cults clash in Ogun community

The Police in Ogun State have arrested for suspected cultists for the alleged murder of a 26-year-old man identified as Saibu Azeez on Friday. The suspects, Opeyemi Olalekan, Azeez Ologundudu, Emanuel Omoboriowo and Anigilaje Babatunde were said to have stormed a birthday party at 34, Oyedele Close, Abule Lemode, Ijoko around 2am, where they stabbed the deceased on his stomach and also stabbed another man on the head. It was gathered that the party was organised by Oluwatoye Ogun at his father’s house and the suspects in a bid to…

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Prez. Buhari Confirms Adamu as Police IG

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, in his capacity as chairman, the Nigeria Police Council has confirmed the appointment of Mohammed Adamu as the substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP). The confirmation was announced after the meeting of the council held at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Adamu was appointed on January 15, 2019, in an acting capacity at the expiration of the tenure of the former IGP Ibrahim Idris, who retired at the age of 60 years. Speaking to State House correspondents after his confirmation, IGP promised…

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Mushin popular Area Boy in court for hemp smoking and beating up Policeman

A Mushin based popular area boy, Jamiu Ibrahim, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting a policeman. Ibrahim allegedly assaulted the policeman while resisting arrest after being found in possession of a substance suspected to be hemp. The defendant was arraigned on three counts of manner likely to cause breach of peace and assault. The police prosecutor, Inspector Koti Aondohemba, said the incident happened on April 30, 2019, in the Ojuwoye area of Mushin, Lagos. Aondohemba said, “A policeman, Corporal Dotun Lijofi, who was on a…

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Unity Bank in trouble for duping FG N7bn

Unity Bank Plc and its Managing Director, Mrs. Tomi Somefun may be charged to court for economic sabotage by the Federal Government as the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property has established that the bank has fleeced some of its agencies to the tune of  N7 billion as a result of “excess and arbitrary charges”. A statement by SPIPRPP’s Head, Media & Communication¸ Lucie-Ann Laha, said; “The N7bn represents the sum of $15,561,769.99 and N1,488,455,810.90), being excess and arbitrary charges on accounts of some agencies of government by…

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Naira Marley remanded in prison for credit card fraud

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, be remanded in the prison custody. The judge made the remand order on Monday morning shortly after the musician was arraigned before him on 11 counts, bordering on credit card fraud. Naira Marley had pleaded not guilty to the cyber fraud charges pressed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge adjourned till May 30 to take the bail application filed by the defence counsel, Taiwo Oreagba,…

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