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We rape female victims who have no money – Robbery suspects apprehended in Niger state say

The Niger state police command have arrested two suspected armed robbers,  Umar Audu (50) and Umar Mohammed (40), for allegedly sexually assaulting a 34-year-old woman in Gadan Eregi, Fulani Camp along the Bida Road, Niger State. According to reports, the suspects had accosted the woman and demanded N400, 000 from …

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Photo: Two men arrested in Kano for enticing prominent men into homosexuality and blackmailing unwilling ones

The Kano State Police Command have arrested an alleged gang of anal sex workers enticing unsuspecting male victims into homosexuality  from various parts of Kano City. The Spokesman for the command, SP Magaji Musa Majia identified the suspects as Suraja Shehu of Layin Lale Cinema Gorondutse Qtrs and Yahaya Sharif …

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Drug dealers beat a woman and her dad mercilessly after a package of Indian hemp they kept on her farmland went missing in Ondo State

Suspected Indian hemp dealers at Ogbese in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State have allegedly beaten up a woman, identified as Martina Christopher, her father and brother to a pulp over the disappearance of bags of cannabis kept on the  victims’ farmland.   According to reports, the Indian hemp dealers, …

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Photo: 21-year-old criminal nabbed in Bayelsa for extorting money, phone from a bricklayer

The Bayelsa State Volunteer Security Outfit, on Thursday, apprehended a 21 year old criminal for extorting money and phone from a bricklayer, Joseph Oviemunu, at building site along Elebele road, Yenagoa. The culprit identified as David Pere aka Junior, is a native of Egbema-Angalabiri in Ekeremo Local Government Area. The suspect was handed …

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Nigerian Customs officers reject $400k bribe during the seizure of N7.3bn worth of Tramadol from India

On Thursday, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) seized 40-foot containers loaded with tramadol and other drugs from India worth over N7.3billion. A large number of the dangerous drugs, NCS said, were imported into the country by some scrupulous importers from India to endanger the health of the nation.   Attempt by the …

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Photo: Zamfara House of Assembly member sentenced to four years imprisonment over N31m fraud

Zamfara State High Court sitting in Gusau, has sentenced a serving member of the State’s House of Assembly, Lawali Attahiru Dogonkade, to four years imprisonment over an alleged N31 million fraud. Dogonkade who was arraigned today by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on a four-count …

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Photo: Man chops off hand of another man during a fight over a girl

The police in Adamawa state have arrested 23 year old Abubakar Yahaya, pictured above, for chopping off the wrist of one  Mohammed Jafar, following their dispute over a girl named Mariam Boni.   According to the state police command spokesperson, Othman Abubakar, the suspect and Mariam were lovers and when …

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N2.2bn Fraud: EFCC presents four witnesses against Ex-Ekiti governor, Ayo Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 19th, opened its case against a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, who is being prosecuted for an alleged N2.2bn fraud before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos .   Fayose was arraigned alongside …

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NDLEA arrests two fake policemen with 50 bags of cannabis in Edo State

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two persons suspected to be drug smugglers in Etsako East LGA of Edo State. The suspects, Matthew Onumba and Ojukwwu Henry, disguised as policemen. They were intercepted while conveying 50 bags of Indian hemp, along Okpella-Okene road.   The Edo State Commander …

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Man accused of raping two UNN students is paraded naked

Two 100-level students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, were raped last weekend and a man suspected to be the rapist was caught and paraded naked. The alleged rapist is said to be a labourer who cuts grass in UNN. He allegedly raped two new Microbiology students inside the school …

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