Tag: crime

YNaijaOctober 7, 2022

2023 elections: Tinubu breaks silence after returning to Nigeria; FG declares Monday public holiday | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

2023 elections: Tinubu breaks silence after returning to Nigeria DSP allegedly brutalizes wife in Ibadan MC Oluomo introduces barcodes in ...

Ado AminuMarch 2, 2021

Here’s why cases of domestic violence would continue to rise in Nigeria

Despite the paucity of reliable data, the tons of cases of domestic violence that make the news are enough confirmation ...

Nneka EgbunaDecember 12, 2018

Opinion: Crime has grown sophisticated in Nigeria and the Law has not

The heat is on in Nigeria, with the 2019 elections around the corner and security is a concern. The Nigeria ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2017

Nigerian Navy launches ‘Octopus Grip’ in Delta

The Nigerian Navy, Central Naval Command, has launched the Phase Two of it’s “Octopus Grip Exercise” to further combat criminalities ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

Anambra church attack, an appalling crime against humanity – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the attack on a Catholic Church in Anambra on Sunday. The attack led to the ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

How hunger and inequality feeds ‘Badoo’

by Alexander O. Onukwue What sane person ventures into the business of selling a handkerchief soaked in blood? The answer ...

Op-ed EditorJune 13, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Nigerian gangs and keeping crime in the tribal family

by Pius Adesanmi I’ve been paying attention to the ethnic composition of Nigerian criminal gangs with the corner of one ...

Rachel OgbuJune 13, 2017

Nigerian doctor, Anthony Madu jailed for 2 years in the UK for NHS fraud

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian-British Gynaecologist, Dr. Anthony Madu has been jailed for two years and stripped of his license for ...

ItunuoluwaJune 5, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Governor Ambode upgrades security fuel station in Alausa

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has renovated the security fuel station in Alausa, Ikeja into a state of the art station aimed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 1, 2017

100-level UNILAG student commits suicide

by Dolapo Adelana A 100-level student of Business Administration, Ayomide Ariyibi, of the University of Lagos, Akoka has taken her ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

Just In: Italy deports 37 Nigerians

by Dolapo Adelana The Italian government has deported another batch of Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. Barely ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 7, 2017

Court freezes ex-Enugu CJ’s N50m account

by Dolapo Adelana Justice A.M Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu, Enugu State has ordered an interim ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Ensure prosecution of crime suspects, IGP tells officers

by Dolapo Adelana The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has urged the Force to go beyond parading suspects before the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

97 Nigerians deported from South Africa

by Dolapo Adelana The South African Government has deported 97 Nigerians for their involvement in various criminal activities in the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

Gunmen abduct Borno LG chairman

Unknown gunmen on Friday night abducted the chairman of Bama Local Government Area of Borno, Modu Guja, Premium Times reports. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

Man arrested for inserting electric heater into son’s anus

The Borno police command has arrested a director of planning in one of the state’s ministries for inserting an electric ...

ToluJanuary 14, 2017

This looks harmless because it’s Pretty Mike but the Lagos govt. just did something dangerous

The Lagos State Government made a move on Thursday that initially came across as the lawful thing to do. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 7, 2017

Undergraduate kills 86-year-old father

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested an undergraduate, Olusoji Thompson allegedly killing his 86 year old father, Chief Clifford ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 6, 2017

Make details of DSP Alkali’s murder public, Wike tells Police

The Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the Nigeria Police to reveal the details of the circumstances that led ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

Police arrests militant plotting to bomb Third Mainland Bridge

The Police has arrested a militant who has allegedly been planning with his gang to blow up the Third Mainland ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 27, 2016

3 policemen killed by gunmen in FCT

Three policemen have been killed by suspected gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 20, 2016

I killed my mother for demanding sex from me – Suspect

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a 33-year-old man, Segun Ogunlusi at its headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, for allegedly killing ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 1, 2016

How Catholic priests sexually assaulted 30 disabled children

Two Catholic priests have been arrested by Argentine authorities for forcing children at a school for the hearing impaired to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2016

Man impersonates IG, defrauds Saudi doctor

The police has arrested a suspected fraudster, Ekperebuike Akadonpe for allegedly parading himself as the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 29, 2016

Teenager arraigned for allegedly raping teenager

19-year-old Yusuf Adewunmi on Tuesday was arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a teenager. The accused, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 24, 2016

Police arrest pastor for alleged rape in Ogun

The Ogun Police command has arrested a pastor, Adekunle Francis, for allegedly forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 24, 2016

Man arraigned for stabbing neighbour’s manhood

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday arraigned a 32-year-old man, Obed Fwoms, for allegedly stabbing his neighbour with a knife on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 18, 2016

NDLEA seizes 5,000kg of cannabis in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday said it had seized ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2016

RRS arrests man for blackmailing females with nude pictures

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man, Michael Atanda, who has ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2016

Kidnapped Akwa Ibom politician regains freedom

Former Chairman of Ikot-Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Amaete Ntuk, who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen ...

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