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New Joint Military Task Force Boss Seeks Cooperation To Tackle Vandalism, Oil Theft

The new Commander, Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, ‘Operation Pulo Shield’, Maj.-Gen. Alani Okunola, has pledged to approach his new assignment with ... Full story

Airport Cleaner Caught With N53m At Lagos Airport

An airport cleaner has been arrested with the sum of $271,135 (about N53m) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, it has been learnt. The suspect ... Full story

Two Friends ‘Assault’ Female police officer

A 30-year-old woman, Onyemere Vivian and her friend, Promise Mbaduga were yesterday arraigned before an Ogba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos for allegedly beating ...

Police Arrest Lawyer For Defrauding Women Of N4.8m

The police in Lagos have arrested a lawyer, Mr. Johnson Onumudu, for allegedly defrauding two women, Olufunke Afolabi and Adebisi Fajuigbe, of rents worth N4.8m. It ... Full story

Man Poisons And Buries Chief Imam's Daughter In His Room

A resident at Railway Road in Bauchi metropolis, Bauchi State has poisoned and killed an 11-year- old daughter of the Chief Imam of the Bauchi ... Full story

Federal Road Safety Corps Arrests 2,261 Truck Drivers, Plans Traffic Radio

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, said that the corps arrested 2,261 truck and other articulated vehicle drivers between July 27 ... Full story

Can You Imagine!! 45 Year Old Teacher Rapes 14 Year Old Deaf And Dumb Boy In Lagos

A 45-year-old teacher who allegedly put his sexual organ into the anus of a 14-year old deaf and dumb boy, was on Tuesday hauled up ... Full story

Unbelievable!! See The Jail Time For Setting A Pregnant Woman Ablaze In Edo State (Justice, injustice, or partial justice)?

If you ever wondered how many years you could face for setting a pregnant woman ablaze in Edo State, then continue reading this very interesting ... Full story

Wickedness!! 65 Year Old Landlord Sets Tenant’s 3 Year Old Son Ablaze To Death

Detectives attached to the Ota division of the Ogun State police command has arrested one Mr. Joseph Olaleye, a-65-year-old landlord, for allegedly setting a-three year ... Full story

Sambo Dasuki’s Trial Begins Tuesday

The Federal Government will on Tuesday (tomorrow)arraign a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), before a Federal High Court in Abuja for allegedly ...

Azeez Oye, 22, Nabbed For Cult War And Murder Of Fellow Member

A suspected gang member, 22-year-old Azeez Oye, has been arrested by the police in connection with the murder of another suspected gang member. Oye is currently ... Full story

Soldiers Beat WAI Officials, Foil Arraignment Of Offenders

There was confusion at the Edo State Magistrates’ Court, Benin, on Wednesday, when some soldiers reportedly stormed the court premises and beat up officials of ... Full story

Exposed!! 2 Policemen Paraded For Armed Robbery

The Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday paraded two policemen and 25 others for various offences. The two policemen ─ Corporal Peter Ilo and Constable Nicholas ... Full story

NDLEA Declares Anambra’s Suspected Drug Baron Wanted, Arrest Brother In-Law

THE Anambra State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has declared a suspected drug baron in the state, whose name was given as ... Full story

Truck Driver Arraigned For Killing A Lebanese Man

The police have arraigned a truck driver, Emmanuel Francis, for the death of a Lebanese, Anthony Chargoury, in Lagos. Francis was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ ... Full story

16 Senators, And Members Of House Of Reps Petition Buhari

Sixteen senators and members of the House of Representatives from Rivers State on Tuesday petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged interferences by security agencies in ... Full story

Devil Made Me Finger 10 Year Old Girl - Felix Adebayo

A 67-year-old grandfather, Felix Adebayo, has pleaded forgiveness for defiling a 10-year-old girl sent to him on an errand. The incident occurred at Ubiane community, near ...

Shan George Begs EFCC To Probe Nollywood

Ace actress, Shan George has joined veteran actor, Lari Williams on the need to investigate the Nigerian film industry. It would be recalled that some days ...

Jail Department Of State Services, DG - Abdul-Ganiy Ibrahim

A human rights lawyer, Ahmed Adetola-Kazeem, said he has commenced contempt proceedings against the Director General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, over ... Full story

Corruption, Greatest Human Rights Violation Ever - PMB

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday described corruption as the greatest human rights violation ever. Justifying the reason why his administration is waging a large scale war ...

Buhari To Establish Special Anti Corruption Courts

The Federal Government has begun moves to establish special courts to try corruption-related cases as part of the efforts to fight graft in the country. According ...

Federal High Court Bars Senate From Compelling The Nation’s Appearance Over Report

The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday granted an interim injunction restraining the National Assembly from compelling The Nation’s editor, Gbenga Omotoso, and a correspondent, Imam ...

Horrific! Teenager Gang Raped, Eyes Gouged Out By Own Sister In A Ritual (Photos)

A 16 year old girl was raped by a group of men and then had her eyes gouged out, all as part of a terrifying ... Full story

Albino Foundation Requests Immediate Probe Into Death Of Member

The Albino Foundation in Lagos has demanded that an Immediate Investigator be launched into the suspicious death of a Member, 23-year-old albino, Ugochukwu Ugogbua. Ugochukwu Ugogbua, ... Full story

Student, 23, Dies After Visiting Sister’s Husband

A 23-year-old lady, identified only as Oluwakemi, was found on Sunday foaming in the mouth, after which she died in a hospital. PUNCH Metro learnt that ... Full story

Muhammdu Buhari Seeks Fearless And Courageous Judges To Prosecute Looters

President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced the process of identifying a few fearless and courageous judges who will be saddled with the responsibility of prosecuting persons ... Full story

Notorious One Chance Robbery Gang Paraded By Police

The Nigerian Police Force in Abuja has arrested and paraded a notorious 'one-chance' robbery gang. Below is an official press release by the Nigerian Police Force ... Full story

Man In Court For Sucking Private Part Of 9 Year Old Boy In Lagos

A 30-year-old man identified as Emeji Christopher who allegedly sucked the private part of a 9-year-old boy was on Wednesday arraigned before a Lagos Chief ... Full story

Nigerian Car Dealer Based In Dubai Stranded In Prison

An accused person, standing trial before a court of law, enjoys the privilege of being assumed innocent until the prosecution is able to prove that ... Full story

Nigerian Customs Impound N31m Smuggled Poultry

The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has announced its latest seizure of 3,221 cartons of smuggled poultry worth N19.326m. This brings the total ... Full story

Banks Chronic Debtors Properties To Be Sold

Some of the Money Deposit Banks in the country have compiled for sale the lists of houses, hotels, filling stations, schools, among other property used ... Full story

Police Arraign Lecturer, Afeez Baruwa, For Raping Admission Seeker

The police on Thursday arraigned a part-time lecturer, Afeez Baruwa, for allegedly raping an 18-year-old admission seeker. PUNCH Metro had reported on Thursday that Baruwa took ... Full story

Nigerian Customs Destroy 20 Cartons Of Imported Frozen Poultry Products

The Nigeria Customs Service in Oyo and Osun state has generated a whooping sum of N5, 898,773,058.56 within the last four months, the Customs Area ... Full story

Private Contractor Drags Federal Government To Court Over Cooking Stoves

A company contracted to supply almost a million units of cooking stoves has dragged the FG to court to obtain it's payment.  Reports reaching us say ... Full story

Oil Theft Was A Major Blow During My Tenure - Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo stated that in his bid to effectively tackle vandalism, he ensured that he institutionalized the NSCDC through an Act of Parliament.  Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo ... Full story

Paul Orhii: I Was Not Arrested By EFCC

Contrary to reports, the DG of NAFDAC has said that he was never arrested by the ani-graft agency, EFCC The Benue State born Director-General of the ... Full story

GEJ Fought Me Over N1.9tn Subsidy Funds - Rotimi Amaechi

Former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has said his refusal to support ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s bid to secure the support of governors for an ... Full story

Turai Yar’adua Begs Obasanjo For Help

Following the moves of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against daughter of ex-president Umaru Yar’Adua, former First Lady, Turai, visited ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo. Businessman ... Full story

EFCC Invites Judge, Folahanmi Oloyede Who Accused Rauf Aregbesola Of Fraud

THERE were indications in Osogbo on Sunday that Justice Folahanmi Oloyede, who recently accused Governor Rauf Aregbesola of graft, had been invited to the Abuja ... Full story

Ex Minister For Niger Delta, 2 Accountants Interrogated Over Missing N1.5bn

There is a serious investigation currently being held on how N1.5 billion was withdrawn from the account of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.  Reliable reports ... Full story

Police Nabs Herbalist For Fraud

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested an herbalist, Lanre Ologunagba, for allegedly defrauding two of his customers of N1.2m in Akure, the state capital. Parading ... Full story

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