Little Boy Electrocuted After Walking Into An Open Transformer. Graphic Photos

Tragedy struck earlier today after a little boy was electrocuted in Maikunkele, Bosso Local Government area of Niger State.  According to reports, the deceased identified as Muhammad Arafat – was shocked to death after the transformer was left wide open and the innocent child walked into it.. The incident caused lament in the area as residents and symphathizers gathered at the scene to mourn where the boy passed away.  Community leaders, parents and stakeholders have been urged to ensure that transformers situated in areas are fenced and locked to guide…

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FG Reacts To Execution Of Nigerians Over Drug Trafficking In Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government, FG, has reacted to the execution of a Nigerian woman in Saudi Arabia alongside three others for drug trafficking. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora,  who described the news as pathetic, tragic and sad, added that  most victims are not usually guilty as some airlines have been working with drug syndicates to put such drugs in the bags of unsuspecting passengers. She further disclosed that so far, eight Nigerians have been executed while 20 are on death row in Saudi Arabia. Abike Dabiri-Erewa who…

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NDLEA dismantles methamphetamine syndicate

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has dismantled a six-man methamphetamine syndicate. The members of the syndicate were arrested in connection with a total of 309 kilograms of ephedrine and a clandestine laboratory. The arrested suspects are Okeke Chukwunwike Celestine, Ezeagba Paul Sunday and Ike Chukwuma Samson. Others are Eze Christopher Ikechukwu, Nwokolo Amobi Sunday and Adelakun Ilelabayo Oluade. The drug trafficking organization is specialized in the illegal importation of ephedrine to run methamphetamine laboratory in Nigeria, especially in the Eastern and Western parts of Nigeria. Upon tip-off, Enugu State…

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FCT Police Command rescued 2 victims of kidnappers, Arrests Suspects

Operatives of the special Anti – Robbery Squad of the FCT command has arrested suspected kidnappers, Nasiru Mohammed 20 years, Sale Bello, 19years and Hassan Audu 20 years, who allegedly abducted Rejoice Godwin, 7 years and Seke Godwin 9years. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Bala Ciroma, who spoke with newsmen,  said the Anti- Kidnapping squad arrested the suspects around zuba axis of the Federal Capital Territory. Bala stated, “I want to announce to you that on the 16th March, 2019 at the resident of Mr Godwin of Yimi village…

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Gunmen ambushed Kogi Communities kills Three, Injured One

Unknown gunmen believed to be fulani herdsmen on Wednesday ambushed  and killed three Bagana farmers on Abejukolo -Bagana road in Omala Local Government Area of kogi state . Those who lost their lives  in the deadly ambush were  in their 20s according to the villagers include, Samson Ajene, Adah Audu and Monday Ocho while the injured ,a son of a popular timber dealer Haruna Ajene is lying critically at the General Hospital Abejukolo.  According to locals, the victims , Samson Ajene and Monday Ocho met their  waterloo on their farms…

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IGP Orders Investigation into the Death of NSCDC Officer

The Inspector General of police, AG. IGP M.A Adamu condoles the family of late Ogar Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of Nigeria security and Civil Defence corps ( NSCDC).Recall that late Ogar Jumbo was beaten to death on Wednesday in Abuja in the presence of his wife and children by non conventional police officers (traffic warden), who was accused of violating traffic regulations. IGP Adamu  has ordered a comprehensive and speedy investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the late Ogar Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of the Nigerian Security and…

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Enugu police command nabs notorious kidnappers

Juliet EzehThe Enugu state police command has arrested 3 notorious suspected kidnappers who has been terrorizing residents of Umueze Awkunanaw axis of Abgani LGA of Nkanu west in Enugu state.The state police public relation officer (PPRO) Ebere Amarizu stated this today at the command.According Ebere ” suspects were arrested  when their hideout at Umueze Agbani was raided by the operatives based on intelligence information.” During this operation, we were able to rescue Chime Edeh who was kidnapped by this suspects on the 16th March 2019″.During interrogation suspects confessed to the…

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Thugs, 52 kidnappers in Police net in Kogi

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Kogi State command of the Nigeria police has paraded 52 suspected kidnapers, armed robbers and political thugs arrested from their various hideout across the state during the state House of Assembly elections.. The commissioner of police Hakeem Busari stated that in line with the implementation of the IGP Mohammed Adamu ‘s implementation  for the general elections adopted systematic security measures through intensive raids of criminal hideouts , black spots and flash points which led to the arrest ot these 52 criminals Parading the suspects before the Journalists…

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Enugu police command arrests notorious ATM theft

Juliet Ezeh, Abuja. The Enugu police command  has arrested one Mr. Emmanuel Uchenna, a 32years old man from Nnenwe in Enugu state. The Operatives of independence Layout Division of the Nigeria Police Force Enugu state Command on 7/3/19 through intelligence information nabbed an Armed Robbery suspect identified as Uchenna Emmanuel at new generation Bank Automate Teller Machine Point Located at the Presidential Road axis of  the state. The command PRO SP Ebere Amarizu confirmed the incidents today he said, “It was gathered that suspect together with his gang members  had allegedly invaded…

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INEC Office In Akwa Ibom Burnt Hours Before Governorship And Assembly Election

With just hours to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has been razed by fire. It is not yet known how the fire started, but it is said to have been started by persons suspected to be hoodlums. Elections materials were destroyed in the incident. At the time of this report, it was not yet clear if the destruction of election materials would affect elections in the state, leading…

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Corruption responsible for Nigeria’s backwardness -CHRCR

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA Corruption and lack of transparency in doing business have been identified as the militating factors for slow pace of development in Nigeria In a one day stakeholders meeting organised by the Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution ( CHRCR) in collaboration with Shehu Musa Ya’adua with support from Mac Arthur foundation held in lokoja Wednesday noted that uncheck corruption has affected public faith in the management of the nation’s businesses. The Executive Director Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCH) Comrade Idris Miliki Abdul stated…

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Two Killed As Thugs Burn INEC Buses In Akwa Ibom

Two persons have been killed in Akwa Ibom state after an attack on buses carrying sensitive materials to Obot Akara local government area, the buses were accompanied by NYSC corp members who will serve as polling officers in their various locations. The election have been rescheduled due to some logistics reasons being cited by the INEC Chair, we seem to be getting some heartbreaking news on the hour. According to reports, it was reported that two buses carrying sensitive materials to Obot Akara local government in Akwa Ibom state got…

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New Commissioners Of Police Deployed Across Nigeria (Full List)

The Police Service Commission on Wednesday announced the redeployment of Commissioners of Police across Nigeria ahead of the country’s 2019 elections. This development coming 9 days to the 2019 general elections saw the replacement of several police commissioners.  Mu’azu Zubairu officially takes over from Imohimi Edgal as the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, while Kayode Egbetokun, who until this redeployment was acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos, has been appointed the Commissioner of Police in Kwara state. Egbetokun served as chief security officer to APC Chieftain, Bola Tinubu, before he became the…

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NDLEA defies charm, nabs man with 77 wraps of Cocaine in Kano, seizes 360.6 kilograms of Cannabis in Yobe

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a suspected drug trafficker in the bid to smuggle out 77 wraps of Cocaine, weighing one (1) kilogram. Adam Abubakar Muhammed, aged 50 had ingested 77 wraps of Cocaine but was nabbed during the outward screening of passengers of Tarco Airline to Khartoum, Sudan. According to Ambrose Umoru, NDLEA Commander of Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, the suspect who hails from Maiduguri, Borno State, basking in the validity of his “charms” had boasted to persons close to him that no amount…

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EFCC arraigns Ja’iz Bank staff for N33m fraud. two others for N44m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna zonal office, on January 9, 2019 arraigned one Alfa Ibrahim, a staff of Ja’iz Bank Plc. before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, on a one-count charge, bordering on dishonesty, to the tune of over N33, 000, 000 million (Thirty Three Million Naira) only belonging to Ja’iz Bank Plc. According to the EFCC, Ibrahim, a branch Automated Teller Machine, ATM custodian, was alleged by the Bank, to have converted to his personal use, N33, 810,000 meant to be “loaded”…

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EFCC Raises Alarm over Scam Mail

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to the activities of fraudsters who disguise as officers of the Commission and send scam mail to individuals, purporting such to be from the EFCC, with the aim of extorting money from them. The Commission has uncovered a number of email addresses, telephone numbers and websites used by unscrupulous persons to perpetrate such fraudulent activities, and is acting on them. In some instances, they send fraudulent emails, letters and make telephone calls to unsuspecting members of the…

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We’re Determined to Secure More Convictions in 2019 – Magu

…secures Three Convictions Already Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that the Commission is committed to intensifying its efforts in order to ensure that it secures more convictions in 2019. “With 312 convictions in 2018, we are strategizing to redouble our effort in 2019, as part of our concerted efforts aimed at ensuring that the negative narrative of pervasive corruption in the system is changed for the better, and the perception that some persons are above the law, remains altered,” he said. Magu who…

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Disregard the handiwork of photoshoppers ,Lagos CP warns

The attention of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State has been drawn to the picture of a police officer bearing a banner on which was written “IS NOT OUR DUTY TO FIGHT BOKOHARAM, WE ARE NOT TRAINED TO” being circulated on the social media by mischief makers to discredit the Force. To put issue in proper perspective, the Command hereby clarifies that the picture is that of CSP(as he then was) Yusuf Ajape, former DPO, Ago Okota Police station, taken on November 4, 2017, during the launch of “Change Begins…

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NDLEA bursts cannabis warehouse, seizes 10, 210 bags

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has burst a make shift warehouse for storage of Cannabis harvests in Ondo State. This led to the recovery of 10, 210 bags of cannabis sativa weighing 132.730 tons. The warehouse was located in Uteh, a remote community in Ondo State.     The warehouse which belongs to a man simply referred to as Peter, was located in a very thick forest where all the cannabis harvests within the forest are stored for distribution to the illicit drug markets. Peter who is currently at…

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