Wednesday, 01 February, 2023

Category: Crime


Nigeria’s former deputy senate president and his wife appeared in a London court on Tuesday ahead of their trial for organ harvesting, but his accused daughter was unable to attend as she is in hospital. Ike Ekweremadu, 60, appeared at Read more…


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has in separate operations in Zone 4 and Dei Dei areas of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, arrested members of a syndicate of currency racketeers hoarding and trading the redesigned Naira notes. Read more…


Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, to promptly, thoroughly and transparently investigate the reported attack on Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, after a rally in Read more…


At least 14 people have been killed and 24 injured after Ukrainian missiles struck a hospital in the city of Novoaydar in the early hours of Saturday, the Russian Defense Ministry has said in a statement. The medical facility in Read more…


The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Waziri Atiku Abubakar, has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by his opponents in the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, to cause riots with the aim of causing a Read more…


Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as “unjust,” saying God loves all his children just as they are and called on Catholic bishops who support the laws to welcome LGBTQ people into the church. “Being homosexual isn’t a crime,” Read more…


Multiple senior Ukrainian officials have been fired by the country’s government on Tuesday. The ongoing reshuffle was announced by Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky in his daily video address and affects officials “on different levels, in ministries and other bodies of central and Read more…


Some policemen from the Abia State Command over the weekend reportedly went on rampage at the Ndiegoro axis of Aba, Abia State, as they engaged in indiscriminate arrests of residents and set shops ablaze in the area over the death Read more…


Gunmen on Friday shot dead two persons in Mkpuma Akataka community in the Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi. A native of the community, Mrs Grace Nwite, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday that the hoodlums invaded the Read more…


A Russian mercenary group fighting in Ukraine – private military contractor Wagner – fired back at the White House Saturday after Washington on Friday announced new sanctions against the group. White House national security spokesperson John Kirby said Friday that Read more…


14 former governors, eight erstwhile Ministers and Special Advisers, and five senators are among 100 high-profile individuals fingered in alleged corruption cases involving N21. 63 trillion and $47.4 billion over the past 15 years. 73 other suspects were outside of Read more…


One of the principal suspects in the trial of the Offa bank robbery incident at a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, Mr Ayoade Akinrinbosun, yesterday, told the court how the former Commander, IRT squad, Abba Kyari, offered him Read more…