Crime

Cryptocurrency aids terrorism, kidnapping, other crimes – ICPC boss

Cryptocurrency aids terrorism, kidnapping, other crimes – ICPC boss The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye (SAN) has said virtual assets and cryptocurrency can be used for terrorism financing and kidnapping. He said cryptocurrency and other virtual means are risky for Nigeria, which is grappling with security...

Fraudster Who Posed As Europe Based Businessman Arrested In Benin

Fraudster Who Posed As Europe Based Businessman Arrested In Benin … Defrauded gold seller to the tune of N10.9m …Pretended to have transferred the money into his victim’s account …Arrested at the point of selling the stolen gold BENIN – A 35-year-old student of one of the universities in Edo state Nigeria has been nabbed by men of...

Suspect arrested in Nasarawa for mutilating six-year-old girl’s genitals

Suspect arrested in Nasarawa for mutilating six-year-old girl’s genitals The principal suspect in the case of a six-year-old girl whose genitals were mutilated for ritual purposes has been arrested. Abdulkadir Wada, 19, was arrested yesterday by the Police in Mararaba, Nasarawa State, where he fled to after allegedly committing the crime two weeks ago in Jama’are...

Gunmen raid Edo highway, kidnap passengers, kill vigilante

Gunmen raid Edo highway, kidnap passengers, kill vigilante Hell was let loose on Thursday as suspected gunmen took over the ever-busy Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi Road in Edo State with some commuters kidnapped in the attack. A witness told Our SOURCE that the kidnappers, after seizing a commercial bus, forced the passengers to disembark and led them into a...

EFCC Receives Four Suspected Oil Thieves From Navy

EFCC Receives Four Suspected Oil Thieves From Navy The four suspected oil thieves were handed over to the EFCC by the Nigerian Navy on November 24, 2020. The Nigerian Navy has handed over four suspected oil thieves to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Rivers State. They are Ebenezer Afonka (captain), Bernard Umor (engineer), Kingsley...

FEAR GRIPS UGBOWO, USELU, ENVIRONS, Over House-to-house ROBBERS RAID in EDO……… Eben Enasco reporting.

FEAR GRIPS UGBOWO, USELU, ENVIRONS, Over House-to-house ROBBERS RAID in EDO……… Eben Enasco reporting. Inhabitants of Uselu, Ugbowo and environs face turbid times in the hand of some Suspected armed Criminal gangs who now parades adjoining streets and Rob shop owners of their goods, kill and harrased harmless residents in a Broad day light operations. With similar...

ICPC Arraigns Edo Federal Lawmaker, Johnson Oghuma Over ‘N1.6m Bribe

ICPC Arraigns Edo Federal Lawmaker, Johnson Oghuma Over ‘N1.6m Bribe The honourable member representing Etsako Federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon Johnson Ekgwahide Oghuma has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission ,ICPC for allegedly collecting the sum of N1.6 million as bribe. He was arraigned before...

Pastor accused of killing a native doctor

Pastor accused of killing a native doctor …………..claimed he was divinely sent to kill the native doctor A 21-year-old man, Uchenna Chukwuma, said to be a pastor has allegedly killed a native doctor in Anambra State. The suspect claimed he was divinely sent to kill the 60-year-old herbalist identified as Chukwudi Ugwu. The incident happened at Nkpor, near...

25-year-old girl ‘stabs’ boyfriend to death in……

25-year-old girl ‘stabs’ boyfriend to death in…… A 29-year-old man, Mr. Azubuike Eleyi, was allegedly stabbed to death in his house by his girlfriend, Miss Onyinye Chime. The suspect, 25, allegedly perpetrated the act on September 2, 2020 at Ochiagha Street, Nkpor, Idemili North LGA of Anambra state. A release from the Police Public Relations Officer, Anambra...