Crime News

Police rescue Baze University lecturer, confirm another kidnap in Asokoro

The FCT Police Command, on Sunday, assured residents of the nation’s capital that it would continue to protect lives and property. DSP Anjuguri Manzah, Police Public Relations Officer, said this in a statement, while confirming the rescue of the Baze University lecturer who was kidnapped on 8th September, 2019. It […]

Just In: Suspected notorious cultist, rapist, ‘Pastor’ finally arrested in Lagos

Detectives from Bariga Police Station have arrested one Emmanuel Olatunde (aka “Pastor”), a suspected notorious cultist. He was arrested in connection with some robbery and murder cases within Bariga Local Government Area. This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bala Elkana, on […]

Just In: EFCC nabs DG, Sokoto agency over alleged salary diversion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, has arrested Abdullahi Sa’idu, Director-General of Sokoto Marshal Agency and Bashar Dodo-Iya, an accountant with the agency for alleged diversion of N10 million meant for payment of workers’ salaries. The duo, it was learnt were members of the payment committee […]

Flood washes away five buildings in Cross River State

Five houses have been washed into big gully erosion in Calabar Municipal Local Government Area of Cross River State. The incident, which occurred on Thursday, rendered over twenty families homeless while property worth millions of naira including electronics, furniture, wearing apparels and other personal belongings were destroyed. DAILY POST reporter, […]

Nigerians, media giving Boko Haram, bandits publicity – Army Chief, Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, on Friday, came short of asking Nigerians and the media to stop discussing or reporting Boko Haram. He said terrorists were being giving “undue publicity” which has further boosted the image of the sect. Col Sagir Musa, Acting […]

Court remands 10 persons over alleged murder, conspiracy

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, remanded 10 persons charged with murder and conspiracy in Ilesa Prison. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accused persons include Joseph Oluwatobi, 35; Onikoyi Fatai, 25; Ajiboye Fatai, 28; Adebayo Oluwole, 32; Ganiyu Yusuf, 25; Bolarinwa Opeyemi, 40; Mumuni Saheed, […]