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Police announce reward for Imo bank robbery officers

Two policemen who were killed by robbers during an attack on a branch of Zenith Bank in Imo State have been recommended for posthumous promotion, according to Police Commissioner  Chris Ezike. Ezike told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Owerri that another policeman, Otu Attang, who survived the February 22, 2017 attack, would also be promoted with the deceased ... Read More »

We hijacked bullion van, looted N200m – Evans

As revelations of the criminal activities of the infamous kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onuamadike (aka Evans), continue to come up, the suspect has explained how he and his gang once hijacked a bullion van and took N200m from it. Evans, who was apprehended in one of his mansions in Magodo Estate, Lagos, last Saturday, said the bullion van robbery, which was ... Read More »

Land Grabbing: Lagos Arraigns Suspected Notorious Kingping, Others

… Suspects Remanded In Badagry Prison The Lagos State Government on Friday arraigned a suspected notorious land grabber, Chief Kamorudeen Lamina before a Special Offences Court sitting in Oshodi over alleged forceful dispossession of residents from their legitimate rights to land ownership. Lamina, popularly known as Sir K, was arraigned alongside six others on a six-count charge by the Special ... Read More »

Lagos socialite arraigned for drug trafficking

Suspected drug kingpin and Lagos socialite, Mrs. Fumilola Arike, Ogbuaya a.k.a. Arike Fumilola Ogundipe, has been arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). She was arraigned on Thursday before Justice Hadiza Rabiu Shagari of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, in an amended charge No. FHC/L/124c/2017, the Federal Republic of Nigeria versus Omolara Odeyemi a.k.a. Ariyo Monsurat Olabisi and ... Read More »

Osinbajo, Emir of Kano meet in Aso Rock

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, met behind closed-doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday. The meeting, which started when the emir arrived State House at 2:42 p.m. ended at 4:50 p.m. Sanusi, however, declined to speak with State House correspondents on the purpose of his visit to the Villa. Instead, he exchanged pleasantries ... Read More »

How Jonathan, ex-Minister helped Senator get N26 billion ports contract without due process

Aided by former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Transport Minister, Umar Idris, a company belonging to a Senator, Goodhope Uzodinma, hustled the Nigerian Ports Authority into a deal which saw it receive $12.5 million without competitive bidding and without delivering on the job, a government memo says. The company, Niger Global Engineering and Technical Company Limited, and the NPA entered ... Read More »

London blaze: Baby thrown to safety from 9th floor

Pedestrians look up towards Grenfell Tower, a residential block of flats in west London on June 14, 2017, as firefighters continue to control a fire that engulfed the building in the early hours of the morning. Shaken survivors of a blaze that ravaged a west London tower block told Wednesday of seeing people trapped or jump to their doom as ... Read More »

Dasuki: Court grants application to shield witness

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday granted the Federal Government’s application to shield witnesses in the ongoing trial of the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd). Dasuki is being prosecuted on a seven-count charge bordering on theft of Federal Government’s sophisticated weapons, illegal possession of firearms and money laundering. Ruling on the federal government’s application, Justice Ahmed ... Read More »