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    Akwa Ibom pastor arrested for ‘raping’ teenager

Akwa Ibom pastor arrested for ‘raping’ teenager

The Akwa Ibom state police command says it has arrested a pastor and 11 others over rape and defilement of minors. Imohimi Edgal, the state commissioner of police, disclosed this while briefing journalists in Uyo, the state capital, on Wednesday. He said a 33-year-old pastor identified as Inimfon Inyang allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl at his deliverance centre. The police said its findings [...]

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    Police commence investigation into murder-suicide case in Lekki

Police commence investigation into murder-suicide case in Lekki

The Lagos state police command says it has commenced investigation into the murder of a woman killed by her husband who later committed suicide. TheCable had reported how a Nigerian man who resides at Victory Park Estate in Lekki area of the state committed suicide after stabbing his wife to death. The corpses which were retrieved after the incident transpired on Sunday, [...]

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    IGP ‘deploys special forces’ to hunt ‘hoodlums’ raiding Lagos, Ogun communities

IGP ‘deploys special forces’ to hunt ‘hoodlums’ raiding Lagos, Ogun communities

Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police, has deployed an intervention squad to tackle the crimes in Lagos and Ogun states. The two states have witnessed an increase in crime during the lockdown President Muhammadu Buhari ordered to check the spread of coronavirus. On Saturday, suspected hoodlums broke into shops and some houses in Alimosho and Ifako-Ijaiye local government areas of Lagos. Some persons also [...]

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    Abiodun: 150 suspects have been arrested over recent unrest in Ogun

Abiodun: 150 suspects have been arrested over recent unrest in Ogun

https://twitter.com/dabiodunMFR/status/1249397697368461313 https://twitter.com/dabiodunMFR/status/1249397701218885633 https://twitter.com/dabiodunMFR/status/1249397703215374336 Suspected hoodlums had also broken into shops and some houses in Alimosho and Ifako-Ijaiye local government areas of Lagos state. [...]

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    Is adultery a crime in Nigeria?

Is adultery a crime in Nigeria?

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    Six pregnant women rescued from ‘baby factory’ in Ogun

Six pregnant women rescued from ‘baby factory’ in Ogun

The Ogun state police command says it rescued 12 women, with six of them pregnant, from a baby factory in the state. Last Wednesday, the Rivers state police command said it rescued 24 babies and four pregnant girls from a ''baby factory'' in the state. In a statement on Thursday, Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the Ogun command, said the "factory" was uncovered on [...]

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    EFCC arrests three suspects ‘who impersonated Magu’

EFCC arrests three suspects ‘who impersonated Magu’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested three suspects who impersonated Ibrahim Magu, its chairman. In a statement on Monday, Tony Orilade, the commission's spokesman, said the suspects also impersonated senior officials of the commission in carrying out their fraudulent activities. Orilade said one of the victims, who had forged the commission's identity card, duped his victim to [...]

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    Gunmen open fire on bus in Abuja, abduct passengers

Gunmen open fire on bus in Abuja, abduct passengers

Gunmen have abducted passengers of a public transport in the federal capital territory (FCT). Anjuguri Manzah, spokesman of the FCT police command, said the gunmen opened fire on the bus before whisking their victims away. Manzah said the incident happened on Sunday evening along Piri Kwali expressway — barely one week after a student was abducted in the nation’s capital. The police spokesman said [...]

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    ‘Don’t do crime, find a legitimate hustle’ ⁠— Yul Edochie advises youths

‘Don’t do crime, find a legitimate hustle’ ⁠— Yul Edochie advises youths

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    EFCC arrests ‘yahoo boy who impersonated’ Emefiele

EFCC arrests ‘yahoo boy who impersonated’ Emefiele

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Onyebuchi Julius, a  suspected fraudster, accused of impersonating Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). In a statement on Friday, Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman, said Julius was arrested in Owerri, Imo state capital, on December 6. He said the suspect focuses on business email compromise (BEC) for his cybercrime activities. Uwujaren [...]

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    Aregbesola: To tackle insecurity, we need to bring back morality

Aregbesola: To tackle insecurity, we need to bring back morality

Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, says to maintain the country's security, lost social values need to be brought back. Speaking at a town-hall meeting in Katsina state on Tuesday, Aregbesola said the "moral fabric" of the country has been destroyed by military rule and "irresponsible" governments. He said inequality in society motivates hoodlums to engage in crime. "In dealing with insecurity, we need [...]

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    Despite kidnappings, IGP says Abuja is one of the world’s safest cities

Despite kidnappings, IGP says Abuja is one of the world’s safest cities

Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police (IGP), says Abuja is one of the safest cities in the world. Adamu said this on Monday in reaction to reported cases of kidnapping in the federal capital territory in the past 48 hours. At least five persons were reportedly kidnapped in the city at the weekend. One of the victims was later released after $15,000 was paid [...]

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    Cameroonian refugee in Cross River sells 9-month-old baby for N70k — and blames hunger

Cameroonian refugee in Cross River sells 9-month-old baby for N70k — and blames hunger

When Gina (not real name) left Adagom refugee camp in Cross River state on August 25, strapped on her mother’s back, the nine-month-old had no inkling she was not going to return to rejoin her peers. She was being sold to a stranger who had visited from Calabar, the state capital. And guess the ''transfer fee''? N70,000, including benefits! The mother, [...]

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    Police arrest man ‘who killed’ tricycle rider over right of way in Lagos

Police arrest man ‘who killed’ tricycle rider over right of way in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has arrested Christian Innocent (pictured), for allegedly killing a tricycle rider over the right of way. In a statement on Tuesday, Bala Elkana, public relations officer of the command, gave the name of the victim as Aniete Bassey. He said the incident happened on Monday evening along Akerele street in the Surulere area of the state. "On 11th [...]

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    Amnesty: Nigeria imposed the highest number of death sentences in sub-Saharan Africa

Amnesty: Nigeria imposed the highest number of death sentences in sub-Saharan Africa

Amnesty International has described death penalty as discriminatory, saying the country imposed the highest number of death sentences in sub-Saharan Africa. There are currently 2,285 Nigerians awaiting execution. Ossai Ojigho, country director of the organisation, said this on Thursday at the presentation of the 2018 Amnesty International death penalty report 2018 in Abuja. Ossai observed that despite Nigeria’s security challenges made evident through [...]

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    ‘750 kidnappers, cattle rustlers’ surrender in Kaduna

‘750 kidnappers, cattle rustlers’ surrender in Kaduna

At least 750 kidnappers, cattle rustlers and bandits have renounced their crimes in Kubau local government area of Kaduna state. They swore an oath to turn a new leaf at the renunciation ceremony which held at the council, on Sunday. Speaking at the event, Austin Iwar, the state commissioner of police, said 400 persons had earlier taken the same step and renounced their [...]

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