Category: Crime

EFCC nabs 7 yahoo boys in Ibadan, recovers exotic cars

A group of seven internet fraudsters met their waterloo after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) raided their apartment and arrested them in Ibadan, Oyo state. According to the statement released on the official Facebook page of the crime fighting commission, the suspects are identified as follows; Ola Sam, Demeji Abiola, Segun Isaac, Oyinloye Jubril, Bamidele Adeboyega, Hassan Afeez and Sanni Muyideen. They were rounded up at Poly Road and Sanyo area of Ibadan, Oyo state, on February 1 and 4, 2019. EFCC stated that their arrest followed action on a series of intelligence report linking them...

EFCC arrests 19 Yahoo boys in Ibadan

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday morning nabbed 19 suspected internet fraudsters in Ologuneru and Akobo areas of Ibadan, Oyo State. Tony Orilade, the commissions acting Head, Media and Publicity made this known in Ibadan. According to him, 15 of the suspects were arrested at Ologuneru area while the remaining four were nabbed at Akobo area. All the suspects who are between the ages of 21 and 35 were arrested at their hideout in the early hours of Friday. The commission got wind of their activities following series of intelligence report. Which alleged that they...

25-year old man arrested for stealing brother’s wife pants for rituals

A-25-year old man identified as Ojonugwa Adejoh has been arrested by the Ondo state police command for allegedly stealing pants belonging to his brothers’ wife for rituals. Adejoh was arrested alongside with one Prophet Olajide Ogunleye (53), of Celestial Church of Christ, ‘Ibanujemidopin’, Uso, in Owo local government area of Ondo state. Parading the suspects in Akure,the state capital on Wednesday, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Femi Joseph, a Superintendent of Police(SP) said they were arrested last week following the report by the victim. Adejoh said, “I went to the prophet to pray for me because of my work...

Boko Haram: Female soldiers join battle

The Nigerian Airforce (NAF) has deployed air women and female air officers for military operations in the North-East. Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar explained that are actively involved in the on-going counter-insurgency operation with special forces against Boko Haram terrorists and other criminal elements. Abubakar told PRNigeria on Sunday that NAF is a gender-sensitive service that encouraged its personnel to explore their potentials without inhibition in the armed forces. The Air Force Chief said: “We call them Women of War as they are well trained to engage in combat and combat support operations for peace, security and...

Policeman killed in Edo was a cultist – CP

The Commissioner of Police in Edo, Hakeem Odumosun, has said that the policeman killed by unknown gunmen in Benin on Saturday night was a member of a secret cult. The CP told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone that two other persons were killed in the shoot out that claimed the life of the officer. NAN had reported that a police officer, identified as Oisa Ehigie, was shot dead along Normayo/Sakponba road of Benin City. It was also reported that the killing may not be unconnected with activities of secret cults that had claimed several lives in the...

Man apprehended for stealing pants, bras in Lagos

Some residents of Ikeja area of Lagos State, on Thursday, apprehended a man for allegedly stealing bras and pants from where they were spread. It was learnt that some residents, who saw the man while allegedly collecting the underwear, accosted him and demanded to know the content of the bag he was carrying. He was said to have threatened to deal with the people for insulting him, but unmoved by his threat, some youths forced the man to open the bag. An eyewitness, Bayo Ojo, said when the man finally opened the bag, bras, pants and other clothing items were...

17 remanded in Agodi Prison over Ibadan mayhem

An Ibadan Magistrates court siting in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital has ordered no fewer than seventeen (17) suspects who were arrested for looting and setting fire into shops and houses at Idi-Arere area of Ibadan, Oyo state, to be remanded at Agodi Prison. The suspects were arraigned before Magistrate Oladele Adisa on Wednesday. The suspects numbering 17, including four minors were said to have masterminded the mayhem, which rendered many homeless with goods valued at about N40 million either looted or burnt to ashes on Sunday, January 3. The accused persons were arraigned before Magistrate Oladele Adisa on a...

Two young boys caught after stealing panties in Lagos

Two young boys were caught after allegedly stealing panties in Lagos metropolis. According to reports, The boys were reportedly caught red-handed by some residents who sighted them after stealing an underwear and was allegedly looking for more to pick. They were forced to strip off their clothes and paraded in public as further details of what later happened to them – was not given. This is happening weeks after a teenage boy was caught with some panties and was paraded in the street after being beaten mercilessly by residents in Lagos. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Alleged serial rapist, Asiwaju commits suicide after writing on Twitter that he would die soon

Michael Asiwaju founder of Asiwaju Royal Furniture in Ojo, Lagos popularly known as Mike Cash, has committed suicide following several rape allegations against him on social media. Asiwaju was said to have taken a poisonous substance suspected to be Sniper and was met lifeless in his hotel room around 12am on January 13, 2019. Shortly before he committed suicide, he had expressed his intention via his Twitter handle, Asiwaju_limited, to end his life. The Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, CSP Chike Oti, confirmed the suicide saying two bottles of Sniper was recovered from the incident scene. He said, “We...

Teenager remanded for allegedly raping 24-year-old woman in Ibadan

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, has remanded 18 -year-old Kazeem Ajomole in Agodi prisons for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman. The prosecutor, Cpl. Bewaji Ojo, told the court that Ajomole and others allegedly conspired to rape the woman, NAN, reports. He also said that the accused was docked on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and unlawful carnal knowledge. Ojo said that Ajomole allegedly have unlawful carnal knowledge of the victim, contrary to Sections 357 and 516, and punishable under Section 358 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol.II Laws of Oyo State 2,000. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Kehinde...