Monday, 03 October, 2022

Category: Crime


From Ifeoma Ejiofor The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons(NAPTIP) Anambra State Command has rescued a sixteen year old nursing mother suspected to be a victim of human trafficking at Mgbakwu in Awka North L.G.A of the Read more…


The Nigerian army says the gunmen terrorising residents of the South-east hide under the cloak of Biafra agitation to commit crimes in the region. The new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, Umar Musa, stated Read more…


Many unarmed residents in the South-east of Nigeria have been killed by Nigerian troops deployed to check Biafra agitation in the region, findings by PREMIUM TIMES have shown. The killings usually happen during raids on suspected camps of the outlawed Read more…


Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has frowned at the statement by the Presidency in its response to his vow to arm the Amotekun Corps in the state. Mr Akeredolu, a lawyer, has been a consistent advocate for an approval Read more…


The Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has strongly condemned the Wednesday killing of soldiers in the Umunze community by gunmen. Soludo lamented that the soldiers were ambushed on a routine patrol at Umunze by yet-to-be identified gunmen in Orumba Read more…


The Kremlin has denounced as “stupid and absurd” any allegations of it being behind the suspected explosions of the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines earlier this week, stating that the incident actually creates many issues for Russia. Speaking to journalists on Read more…


Igbo group Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) has charged the South East governors to disband the Ebubeagu militia, which was set up to curb the activities of criminals in the region. In the statement signed by the Chief Media Officer of Read more…


A kidnap kingpin behind a series of high profile kidnap incidents in Bayelsa State has been arrested by operatives of Operation Puff Adder in Abuja. The suspect whose real name is John Ewa but changed it to John Lyon was Read more…


Russia has lambasted EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell for suggesting that a special tribunal could be set up to try certain Russian citizens over the Ukraine conflict. Speaking to the Russian media outlet RIA Novosti on Saturday, Read more…


The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has condemned the alleged assault of a policewoman, Inspector Teju Moses, by her principal, Prof. Zainab Duke, and her domestic staff comprising the house maid, Rebecca Enechido, and a male suspect currently at large. Read more…


The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed December 5 to deliver a ruling in an application brought before it by the alleged organ harvest victim, David Ukpo seeking to stop the release of his bio-data to London Court, Read more…


The Oyo State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old man, Tosin Kolade, for allegedly raping and killing a teenage girl, Ifeoluwa Apanpa. The suspect, who was paraded on Tuesday told journalists that he lured the girl inside a church where Read more…