A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced 31-year-old applicant, Gideon Chubu, to 12 months imprisonment for impersonating a soldier and duping a mobile police officer of N40,000.
Mr. Chubu was arraigned on a two-count charge, bordering on cheating and impersonation, punishable under Section 326 of the Penal Code Laws of Benue, 2004.
The Magistrate, Lillian Tsumba, sentenced Mr. Chubu to 12 months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to the crime and begged the court for leniency.
Ms. Tsumba, who noted that the convict […]
According to reports, the 119 Task Force Battalion of 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri has killed 13 Boko Haram terrorists and lost an officer in a “ground and aerial bombardment” at Kangarwa in northern axis of Borno State.
Yesterday’s operation also led to recovery of arms and ammunition as well as destruction of two vehicles used by the suspected terrorists.
Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said: “The offensive which begun at about 4:00p.m. and lasted for […]
According to reports, the Bursar of University of Abuja and the Academic and Physical Planning Officers of the institution were yesterday grilled by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, over the utilisation of Tertiary Education Fund, TETFUND, intervention assisted projects since 2009.
The University has been under investigation by different anti-graft agencies over alleged violation of the Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Act 2000.
It was gathered that the White Paper on the Special Investigation Committee set […]
A man simply identified as Igoh was nearly lynched to death on Thursday morning in Ejigbo area of Lagos for paying a commercial sex worker with fake naira notes after an all-night sex romp.
It was gathered that Igoh, who claimed to a prison warden and the sex worker had agreed for N4,000 for all night sex romp, otherwise known as Till Day Break (TDB).
However, the customer, who was obviously satisfied with the lady’s ‘driving force’ decided to spend one more […]
It was gathered that the Police in Lagos State has finally dismissed Sergeant Collins Idom, who allegedly shot and killed a 20-year-old undergraduate of a polytechnic in Edo State, identified as Joseph Eidonojie-Ugbeni.
The police officer, who has served for 14 years in the Police Force before his dismissal on Monday, had before now been arraigned before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court for murder along with three suspected cult members.
Idom, an officer of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, allegedly […]
A police officer on duty along Aliade-Awajir road has shot and killed a motorcyclist, otherwise known as Okada rider.
The victim identified as Friday was killed for interfering while the officer was allegedly arguing with a fellow Okada rider over N50 bribe.
An eyewitness hinted Newsmen that the deceased, who came to the scene to maintain peace, got more than he bargained for as the officer reportedly got angry, pulled the trigger and shot him on the forehead. He died on the […]
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday charged the 128 Regular Combatant Officer Cadets who were commissioned into the three services of the Nigerian Armed Forces to be ready to pay the supreme sacrifice in defence of Nigeria.
President Buhari who was the Reviewing Officer at Passing Out Parade of the 63rd Regular Course Cadets at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, told the newly commissioned officers that much has been impacted in them and that it was time for them to pay back […]
Former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jubrin, on Thursday revealed why the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, consistently shunned and dared House of Representatives.
Jibrin recalled how Alison-Madueke met with a senior member of the body of Principal Officers in House of Representatives at the Residence of a Lebanese in Aso Drive, Abuja to collect bribe in order to protect her in the House of Representatives.
Jibrin, in a tweet on his Twitter handle, said: “Why did you […]
According to reports, the police have arrested the Special Anti Robbery Squad officer who fired the shot that killed an undergraduate of a polytechnic in Edo State, Joseph Eidonojie-Ugbeni.
It was reported that some SARS officers, who were chasing a suspected Internet fraudster at the Ogoja Market along LASU-Igando Road, had started shooting sporadically.
The bullet was said to have hit 20-year-old Joseph in the head, while his cousin, Friday Ojah, fled to avoid been killed.
Ojah said that the policemen took Joseph’s […]
Steve Hopwood, a PC with Avon and Somerset Constabulary and his dog, Monty, took on the #22Kill challenge, to do 22 push-ups as part of a viral challenge to raise awareness for veteran suicide. The challenge is in solidarity of the 22 US veterans on average who commit suicide every day.
A video of the pair was shared by Avon and Somerset Constabulary. The goal of the #22Kill challenge is to reach 22million push-ups.
The aim is to ‘honour those who serve […]