Bandits Kill 48, Raze Over 300 Houses In Kaduna In One Week

No fewer than 48 people have been killed and over 300 houses burnt down by gunmen suspected to be bandits in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The gunmen were said to have carried out the coordinated attacks in a stretch of one week. Speaking during a press conference on Thursday in Kaduna, … Read more

Police Rescue 11-Year-Old Boy From Kidnappers In Edo

The police in Edo State on Friday rescued an 11-year-old boy from kidnappers, authorities confirmed to Channels Television. This followed a report received by the Ososo Divisional Headquarters that the victim was abducted at Ososo in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state on July 19. READ ALSO; “Nobody owes you anything other than what … Read more

Court Convicts Fraudster 10 Years for $18,700 Internet Scam

The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC today Friday, July 23, 2021 secured the conviction and sentencing of one Joseph Oladapo Philips to 10 years imprisonment for $18,700 Internet fraud before Justice Mohammed Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court. Read Also: Buhari Confirms Termination Of Bala-Usman’s Appointment As NPA … Read more

EFCC Convicts Man 10 Years for Land Scam

Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna have convicted and sentenced one Gershon Tenyi Kasham to 10 years prison term on one count amended charge bordering on criminal misappropriation. The convict was jailed over payment he received for a plot of land along Sir Patrick Yakowa Road which he sold … Read more

Man Jailed for N5m Land Scam in Kaduna

Justice Darious Kogbo of Kaduna State High Court, Kaduna on Thursday July 22, 2021 convicted one Ahmad Tijjani for offences bordering on cheating. Read Also: Retailers, Consumers Lament As Cooking Gas Price Skyrocket – Hit a record high of N500/Kg Ahmad, 77, was prosecuted by the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes … Read more

Nigeria Confirms Almost 1,000 COVID Cases In Days As China Disputes Origin Probe

Nigeria confirmed 973 COVID-19 cases in five days, as Chinese authorities rejected a planned relaunch of a probe into the origins of the deadly disease. Figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that the country recorded one of its highest number of cases in months on Wednesday – 238. READ ALSO; … Read more

Bandits Invade Zamfara Community, Kill 3 Persons, Abduct 7

Bandits have again attacked the Dansadau community within Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing 3 persons and abducting 7 others. READ ALSO; Giannis Antetokounmpo And The Milwaukee Bucks Are 2020/2021 NBA Champions A source in the community told Channels TV that the armed bandits attacked the community around 2:30am and the siege lasted … Read more

EFCC warns Yahoo Boys and “shady leaders wey dey carry our money go overseas”

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has warned shady politicians, Yahoo boys and Nigerians involved in financial crimes to retrace their steps as the eagle eyes are on them.  The anti-graft agency gave the warning in a statement posted via its official social media accounts on Friday, July 23.  Read Also: US Sanctions Cuba For … Read more

Cholera kills 60 in Abuja

The Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, said on Thursday at least 60 persons have died from a cholera outbreak in the city. READ ALSO; Eid-el-Kabir: Traders, buyers lament high cost of foodstuff, ram in Abuja The minister, who disclosed this during an outreach programme on cholera and acute … Read more

Gunmen Kill Five In Attack On Nasarawa Community

Armed men have killed five persons in Gidan Sule village along Lafia-Makurdi Road in Nasarawa State on Wednesday.  Police authorities who confirmed the incident noted that they were informed about the attack late in the day, and explained that the gunmen shot sporadically in the community. READ ALSO; PDP And The Battle Ahead Of 2023 … Read more

Two NDLEA Witnesses Testify Against Former LCDA Boss, Ashekun

Two officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have testified against a former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Mr Sakiru Kehinde Ashekun. The former council chief was charged with trafficking a kilogram of cocaine. READ ALSO; NDLEA Arrests Lady With Multiple Identities For Trafficking 296,000 Tabs Of … Read more

Fake Customs Officer Bags 20Years for Employment Scam in Ilorin

Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday, July 22, 2021 sentenced a self-styled customs officer, Yakubu Azeez Afolayan, to twenty years imprisonment having found him guilty of offences bordering on impersonation and job scam. The convict, posing as a Customs Officer, allegedly swindled a number of unsuspecting job seekers … Read more

Cholera Outbreak: At Least 33 Persons Killed In Yobe, Jigawa

The outbreak of Cholera has claimed no fewer than 33 persons in both Yobe and Jigawa states. In Yobe State, three deaths have been recorded with two others hospitalised at Girgir Community in Jakusko Local Government Area of the state. READ ALSO; Sallah: Secondus bemoans state of the Nation This comes less than three days … Read more

Gunmen Kill Three Police Officers In Enugu

At least three police officers have been killed in Enugu. The attack was carried out on Wednesday night while the police officers were on duty along Obeagu-Amechi in Enugu South Local Government Area and Amagunze in Nkanu East Local Government Area of the state. The attackers also burnt the police patrol vehicle. READ ALSO; Death … Read more

Those Representing Nigerians Are Saboteurs – Catholic Bishops

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria of the Ibadan Ecclesiastical province have said that those representing Nigerians at the National Assembly are saboteurs. According to the bishops, the lawmakers have “perfected the art of sabotaging the progress” of the people they represent. READ ALSO; PDP And The Battle Ahead Of 2023 – Chibuzo Ukaibe This opinion was … Read more

Nigeria Records Spike In COVID-19 Infections With Two Deaths, 238 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded a fresh spike of COVID-19 cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its report on Wednesday night disclosed that the country has recorded two deaths and 238 new cases. Lagos State, which still remains the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria, recorded 181 new cases, while Akwa Ibom recorded 45, … Read more

Lawyer in EFCC’s Net for Allegedly Forging Bail Documents

The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Ewa Okpo Edmund, popularly known as ‘ Street Lawyer’ for allegedly presenting forged medical report to procure the bail of his client, Noble Dainge Tamunoateli (a.k.a. Frederick Collins) an alleged internet fraudster currently under prosecution on charges bordering on criminal … Read more