EFCC Confirms Plan to Extradite Alison-Madueke The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that the process for extraditing a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom has begun. Acting spokesman of the commission, Mr. Tony Orilade, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja. There have been calls from different quarters for the...... read more
I killed my mother, slept with her corpse for money ritual – Suspect An 18-year-old man, Samuel Akpobome, who was arrested by the police in Edo State for allegedly killing his mother for money rituals, has explained how he committed the act. Akpobome told PUNCH Metro on Wednesday that he strangled the victim, Christiana Ighoyivwi, while she was asleep in her residence on Market Road, Ologbo,...... read more
Kano Assembly to probe alleged Ganduje's bribery video Kano State House of Assembly, on Monday,  constituted a seven-man ad hoc committee to investigate and unravel the authenticity of a purported video clip released by an online media platform, Daily Nigerian, showing the State Governor,  Dr Abddullahi Ganduje, allegedly receiving a bribe from a contractor. The constitution of the committee followed...... read more
Court orders Adeleke's arraignment on Oct 21 over Exam malpractice THE Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, gave the Nigeria Police Force, the nod to arraign the flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the September 22, governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, over his alleged involvement in examination malpractice.Justice I.E Ekwo granted Police leave to...... read more
Hauwa Leman: FG Expresses Sadness at the Execution The federal government has expressed sadness at the killing, saying it was unfortunate and godless. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described the killing as dastardly, inhuman and ungodly, saying nothing can justify the shedding of the blood of innocent people. But the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group...... read more
Boko haram threatens to harm Leah Sharibu, murders health worker Boko Haram has killed one of the health workers kidnapped from Kala-Balge, Borno State, Saifura Khorsa, a midwife with the International Committee of Red Cross. In a video seen by an online newspaper, The Cable, the deceased who was wearing a white hijab was shot from behind. The sect also threatened to...... read more
Headmaster defiles four pupil in Enugu A head teacher, who was apprehended by the police in Enugu State for defiling four pupils in his school, has blamed Satan for his actions. The head teacher, Nathaniel Idoko, said to be about 50 years old, hails from Mkpamteulo, a community in Enugu Ezike, in the Igboeze Local Government Area...... read more
!4-year old arrested for raping mentally-challenged woman in Anambra The police in Anambra state has arrested a14-year-old boy, Eberechi, and three others for allegedly raping a mentally-challenged woman and  abducting her three-year-old child at Umunze in the Orumba South Government Area of the state.  The names of the other suspects are Emeka Nnorue, 44, Ekene Obodoako, 27 from Ebonyi State, and Chika Obi,...... read more
25-Year-Old Mother Of Two Hacked To Death In Ekiti A 25-year-old mother of two, Kehinde Olomola, has died from injuries she sustained when she was attacked in her home at Igede community in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Her twin sister Taiwo; brother, Tosin; and mother, Dupe, told newsmen on Thursday that the late Kehinde did not survive...... read more
Police parade six suspected homosexuals in Abia The Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, on Thursday paraded suspected homosexuals, who were arrested by security agents in Aba, the commercial hub of the state. The suspects were identified as Fred Ndubuisi, Anyanwu Chidera, Kamsiriochukwu Onuoha, Anderson Emeruwa , Sampson Nwadike and Nnadi Promise. Ogbizi disclosed that...... read more
Suicide bombers kill 10 in Madagali At least 10 persons died Saturday in a twin suicide bomb attack in a crowded place at Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.  Newsmen gathered that two women detonated explosive devices at the entrance of the town from the direction of Gwoza.  A resident, Aura Garga, said the bombers struck...... read more
Akpabio's corruption case is not over yet - EFCC The case of alleged fraud involving Senator Godswill Akpabio is not over, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said. Akpabio had said that he was a man of peace that had no case to answer with the EFCC, adding that the young man who petitioned him before the commission could...... read more
Two politicians murdered in Abia by unknown gunmen About two politicians have been reportedly killed by gunmen in Abia State between Sunday and Monday evening. One the deceased, simply identified as Bisha B, was said to be a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance. It was gathered that Bisha B was APGA’s first campaign organisation for Ward 7...... read more
I killed my father for interfering in my marriage, says Bauchi man The Bauchi State Ministry of Justice has arraigned a man, Umaru Jauro, before the state High Court for allegedly killing his father in a mosque in Maltawa village in the Misau Local Government Area of the state. The court was presided over by Justice Aliyu Usman. The chief state counsel, Hussein...... read more
Police Campaign Against Cult Activities In Schools, Markets, Others In Enugu The Police Command in Enugu State says it has taken its Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices to markets, schools, NYSC Orientation camp and communities, among other areas. The command’s Spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Monday that the command would stop at...... read more
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