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Indian Sentenced To 20 Months For S3x With Minor

An Indian national in Singapore was on Tuesday sentenced to 20 months' imprisonment for having sex with a minor, a media report said. Dere Sachin Pravin, ... Full story

Police Arrest 30 Suspected Cultists, 20 Kidnappers In Edo

The Edo State Police Command said it had arrested about 30 suspected cultists and 20 kidnappers engaged in cult activities and the abduction of prominent ... Full story

Gunmen Attack Expatriate, Injure 5 Construction Workers

There was confusion in the Banku area of Ogun State, at the Warewa end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway when gunmen attacked an expatriate and some ... Full story

NDLEA Destroys 116 Million Hectares Of Cannabis Farms

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has said that at least, 20 persons have been convicted for trafficking illicit drugs in the last one year. The ... Full story

Man Cuts Off Daughter’s Finger For Stealing His Money

Men of the Plateau State Police Command have arrested a 40-year-old man for cutting off his daughter’s finger on allegation that she stole his money. The ... Full story

Lance Corporal Adegoke: I Deserted From The Army To Become An Armed Robber

Lance Corporal Adegoke, an army deserter, has been arrested in Benin, the Edo state capital, for armed robbery. According to PM News, the man used to ... Full story

Ibrahim Idris, 40, To Die By Hanging For Killing 6 Year Old Girl

Bauchi State High Court yesterday sentenced to death by hanging Ibrahim Idris, 40, for killing a six-year-old girl after failing in his attempt to rape ... Full story

Chef, John Akpan, Arraigned For Removing Policeman’s Tooth

The police have arraigned a 36-year-old chef, John Akpan, for allegedly removing a policeman’s upper tooth with a headbutt. The incident occured during an argument between ... Full story

I Made A Vow To Recover Stolen Funds – Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja, promised that his administration would recovery repatriated funds stolen from Nigeria. Speaking at an audience with members of the Northern ...

2 Arraigned For Hacking Into Enterprise Bank Database

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned two men for attempting to hack into the internet network of Enterprise Bank Plc. The suspects are ...

Court Sentences Man To Jail For 3 Years For Duping 81 Year Old Woman

Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja yesterday convicted and sentenced one Emmanuel Osita (a.k.a Chuks) to three years imprisonment for ... Full story

Gospel Artist, 2 Others Murders Customs Officer’s Son

Operatives of the Homicide sections of Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, FCIID, Alagbon, Lagos, is currently investigating the alleged kidnap and murder of the ... Full story

Graduate Found Dead After Recovering From Mental Illness

The corpse of a 28-year-old graduate, known as, who lived with his father on Omosebi Olugbo Street was found in an abandoned well in their ... Full story

We Have Well Trained Officers On Child Welfare - Emmanuel Ojukwu

Saturday PUNCH took up the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, on the different allegations against men of the force, and he said many ... Full story

Solomon Arase Sets Up Committee On Police Promotion

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has constituted a high-powered committee to screen all junior police officers who have obtained higher educational qualifications for promotion ... Full story

Corps Member Raped To Death By 51 Year Old

A prosecutor of the Kwara State Police Command, Mr. Matthew Ologbon, has informed an Ilorin Magistrate’s Court, presided over by Mr. K.A.Yahyah, that a female ... Full story

School Proprietor, 70, Allegedly Rapes 8 Year Old Pupil

A 70-year-old school proprietor has been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old pupil in Lagos. The Primary 4 pupil of Brighter Glory School (names withheld) disclosed ... Full story

Managing Director Abducted By Police And Made To Pay N500,000 For bail

A Managing Director in the Lekki area of Lagos, Mr. Abiye Karibi-Whyte, has petitioned the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, ... Full story

Seizure Boy: Mother Runs Away Lagos Government Vows To Prosecute Father

The mother of 16-year-old boy Lekan Isiaka, a victim of severe domestic abuse in the hands of his father, has rebuffed every attempt to get ... Full story

Police Arrest Housewife For Throwing Her Niece Out

The police have arrested a 46-year-old woman, Mercy Akinsode, for allegedly throwing out her late sister’s daughter, Damilola. PUNCH Metro learnt that Damilola, an indigene of ... Full story

Man Gets 5 Years Jail Term Over Firearm

A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikeja, presided over by Magistrate A. R. Onilogo, has sentenced a 23-year-old man, Alfred Asuquo, to five years ... Full story

Man Accused Of Incest With 14 Year Biological Daughter

A 49-year-old trader, Adesola Adeboye, was yesterday brought before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly sleeping with his 14-year-old daughter. The defendant, who resides at ... Full story

Ghanaian, Etroo Mensah,Still Missing Three Months After Police Raid

The family members of a 21-year-old Ghanaian, Etroo Mensah, are anxious about the whereabouts of their son three months after he was arrested along with ... Full story

Valentine Day Robber Sunday Olalekan, To Spend 21 Years In Jail

A bus conductor, Sunday Olalekan, was, yesterday, sentenced to 21 years imprisonment by a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, after being found guilty ... Full story

Court Quashes Agency’s Warrant Of Arrest, Extradition Process

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, quashed the extradition proceedings and arrest warrant procured by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, against ... Full story

Enugu Police Recover Abandoned Bullets

THE Enugu State Police Command said it had begun a full scale investigation to identify and arrest the owners of 387 rounds of .9mm live ... Full story

Fuel Scarcity: DPR Probes Petroleum Products Depots

The Department of Petroleum Department (DPR) might have commenced investigation on erring petroleum products marketers following the subsisting national energy crisis and its effects on ... Full story

Man Docked In Badagry Over Alleged Theft Of Coke Valued At N1,000

A 22-year-old unemployed, Stanley Amoebi, was on Friday charged before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing a pack of coke ... Full story

We Didn’t Arrest Rauf Aregbesola’s Son - Nigerian Customs Service

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos Command of the Nigerian Customs Service said on Thursday that it did not arrest the son of Governor Rauf ... Full story

SON Siezes Fake Baby Diaper Worth Over N200m From 3 Chinese

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Wednesday intercepted 10 containers of suspected fake baby diapers worth over N200million allegedly imported by Three Chinese nationals. The ... Full story

Mother Of 7, Ex-Soldier’s Wife Arrested With Hard Drugs Inside Private Part

Operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, arrested two housewives for ingesting about 2.635 kilogrammes of ... Full story

$15bn Money Laundering Allegation: EFCC Grills Nyako, May Get Bail

Former Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, returned to the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today for further interrogation over the alleged laundering ... Full story

Police Drag 62 MASSOB Members To Court

The Imo State Police Commissioner, Austin Evbakhavbokun, said that 62 out of the 68 suspected members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State ... Full story

Momodu Oyakhamoh Arraigned For Careless Driving, Manslaughter

A 58-year-old businessman, Momodu Oyakhamoh, was on Monday charged in an Oshodi Magistrates’ Court Lagos, for allegedly crushing a pedestrian to death with his vehicle. Oyakhamoh, ... Full story

Yuguda Left An Empty Treasury - Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar

According to Bauchi State Governor Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar his administration is meeting an empty state treasury, Daily Trust reports. Speaking shortly after he took oath ... Full story

Tribunal Begins Hearing Today On Agbaje’s Petition

The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal will today commences hearing in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Mr Jimi Agbaje challenging the ... Full story

NAFDAC Seals Chocolate Royale Over Expired Food Products

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has sealed confectioneries and multinational food outlet, Chocolate Royale, for violating ethical and hygiene standards. NAFDAC’s ... Full story

Tailor, 43, In Court For Raping Teenage Food Vendor

A 43-year-old tailor, Shakiru Fasasi, who allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl, names withheld, was on Thursday arraigned in Lagos. Fasasi, who resides at No. 24, ... Full story

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Amaechi Collected N257bn From ECA In 2013

The Rivers state government received a total of N257.6bn from the federation account between January and October 2013, Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala revealed ... Full story

How 197 Drug Convicts Escaped From Jail - Ahmadu Giade

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ahmadu Giade, disclosed yesterday that a cartel comprising some court clerks and prison warders aided ... Full story

Tales Of Murder, Assault At Rivers Commission Of Inquiry

Horrific tales of killings as partisan politics pitched brothers against one another were narrated at the Rivers State Commission of Inquiry on violence during the ... Full story

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