EFCC Nabs 42 Suspected Internet Fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office on March 6, 2020, arrested 42 youngsters for their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud. The suspects, whose ages ranged between 18 and 33 years, were apprehended at different locations in Ilaro, Ogun State, following actionable intelligence earlier received on their alleged illegal activities.   The suspects were: Peter Fasuhan, Kareem Oladimeji, Adeleke Sodiq, Akinlolu Quadri, Popoola Lukeman, Faniyi Jamiu, Joseph Elijah, Idowu Afolabi, Laleye Olaoluwa, Olabode Olasunkanmi, Shoyola Joseph, Baura David, Janta Oluwafolabomi, Akintunde Wariz, Olukotun Abiodun, Kazeem Popoola and Olaoye…

Angry soldier kills four of his colleagues in Borno

An aggrieved soldier has opened fire on his colleagues at army super camp 15 in Malam Fatori, Borno state, killing four of them and leaving two injured. Sagir Musa, spokesman of the army, who confirmed the tragic incident, said it happened in the early hours of Wednesday. He said efforts were ongoing to brief family members of the affected soldiers, adding that the case is being investigated. “A Corporal of the Nigerian Army serving at the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori went…

Woman married to two husbands in Kano arrested 

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested a 37-year-old woman, Hauwa Ali, for allegedly marrying two husbands in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state. The board’s Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Lawan Fagge, who confirmed the arrest of the woman in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Tuesday, said the suspect was arrested on Monday. Fagge said the woman was apprehended when her first husband, Bello Ibrahim, 45, who was critically ill and was taken to his village for treatment, reported the case. He said: “So…

Gov Umahi sacks two aides over alleged murder, orders their arrest

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has sacked two of his aides allegedly involved in murder during the Peoples Democratic Party councillorship primaries on February 21. The governor also directed the Ebonyi State Police Command to arrest the two aides for possible prosecution. The directive was contained in a statement signed and issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Kenneth Ugbala, in Abakaliki on Sunday. Ugbala said the affected aides are: Uche Ibiam, the Coordinator of Ubeyi Development Centre of Afikpo North Local Government Area, and Ibiam Ogbonnaya,…

Breaking: Gunmen Assassinate Aso Rock Assistant Director

Unidentified gunmen have murdered an Assistant Director attached to the State House, Laetitia Naankang Dagan in Abuja on Tuesday. Her death was confirmed by Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja, Jalal Arabi, in a statement obtained by DAILY POST on Tuesday. Arabi described the killing of Dagan, Assistant Director of Administration in the State House, as “a painful loss, not only to her immediate family, but also the entire State House.” 47-year Ms. Dagan from Plateau State, worked in her office on Monday till 8pm, but by 11pm, she was gruesomely…

Police Nabs 3 more Terrorists in Counter-Terror Operations

Following sustained mop-up operations by Police operatives at the operational bases of the Ansaru Terrorists’ Group in Kuduruore Terrorists in  Ongoing Counter -Terror Operations in forest, Birnin-Gwari, three (3) more members of the Ansaru Terror Group have been arrested. They are; Munkailu Liman Isah aka Babban Driver’m’ 32yrs, Abdullahi Saminu aka Danmunafiki ‘m’ 21yrs and Aminu Usman ‘m’ 22yrs. This brings the number of persons arrested to eight (8). The arrested suspects were assisting Police investigators with useful information relating to the membership spread and make-up, criminal/operational records, logistics and…

How we made money selling children we stole — Suspects

Operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Led by DCP Abba Kyari have smashed a child trafficking syndicate, which specialized in Stealing little children from their homes and selling them to waiting buyers. 12 of the suspects were arrested while so far, six of the abducted children have been recovered by the IRT operatives.   Members of the syndicate operating in several states in the country including the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, were in several groups, one of which involved a couple, Ifeoma Ebony…

Gunmen kill doctor’s wife abducted in Kaduna, ‘demand N20m’ for release of her children

The wife of Philip Ataga, a Kaduna-based medical doctor, has been killed after seven days in captivity. Her captors were said to have killed her after her family failed to meet their demand of a N150 million ransom for the deceased and two of her children who were also abducted. The victims were kidnapped when gunmen broke into their residence at Juji near Sabon Tasha, Chikun local government area of Kaduna on January 24. A local guard was killed during the incident which was trailed by mass protest on January…

President Buhari orders Air attacks against bandits in Niger state, environs

President Muhammadu Buhari has received assurances that with the harmattan dust gradually easing its hold on the skies, fighter aircraft would this week join the efforts to provide effective air attacks against bandits, kidnappers and cattle rustlers that have been attacking remote communities around Dogon Gona forest in Niger State. The President, who described the repeated attacks leading to the losses of several lives in the communities “as a disaster for the nation,” had authorized the deployment of air power to support troops and policemen deployed to the “difficult terrain,”…

Gov Sani Bello condemns renewed banditry attacks in Kudodo, Galapai , Nakpala communities ….orders stringent military operations

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has again condemned the renewed armed banditry attacks on kudodo Nakpala, and Gulapai communities of Shiroro Local Government Area of the State. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, the Governor expressed worry  over the unfortunate attacks, adding that air and land surveillance by security personnel have been deployed immediately to the area  to fish and flush out the bandits terrorizing the communities. The Governor, emphasised that the criminals were taking advantage of the vastness and difficult terrain…