• Suspected kidnappers abduct pastor, 4 others in Ekiti

    Suspected kidnappers abduct pastor, 4 others in Ekiti

    Five people, including a pastor, have been abducted by gunmen on Saturday morning in Ekiti State.

    Local sources told a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado-Ekiti that the victims included one Pastor Ojo, his driver, Jimoh and three others.

    They were said to be travelling in two vehicles on Ise Ekiti road in Ise/Orun Local Government Area of the state when they were abducted.

    Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Alberto Adeyemi, confirmed the incident.

    He said that two […]

  • Police kill suspected female robber, 4 others in Anambra gun duel

    Police kill suspected female robber, 4 others in Anambra gun duel

    Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have shot dead a suspected female armed robber and four others in a gun duel.

    The state Commissioner of Police, Hosea Karma who disclosed this in Awka described the killing of the robbers as a major breakthrough for the command.

    He said high profile crimes such as armed robbery and kidnapping were rearing their ugly heads again before

    the operatives confronted the bandits in a gun battle that lasted for hours. The state Police Public Relation

    Officer […]

  • Former Oyo NURTW boss, 4 others bag 6 years jail for conspiracy to murder

    Former Oyo NURTW boss, 4 others bag 6 years jail for conspiracy to murder

    Former embattled Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Oyo State, Alhaji Lamidi Mukaila (a.k.a Auxiliary), and four other accused persons were yesterday convicted and sentenced to six years imprisonment by an Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan.

    The ex-union leader, as well as his lieutenants, including Saheed Kareem, Abu Kareem, Kazeem Kayode and Taiwo Tijani, were tried for the mayhem in March, 2014 at the Iwo Road interchange, Ibadan which claimed many lives including that […]