• Police nab four over sale of six months old baby in Asaba

    Police nab four over sale of six months old baby in Asaba

    Police in Asaba, Delta State yesterday arrested three women and a driver for trying to sell a six-month-old baby. According to an eyewitness who gave her name as Victoria, she said the suspects arrived Coka Motor Park at Ibusa junction in a yellow taxi with registration Number AN165XX at 12:30pm.

    While negotiations for the sale of the baby lasted, the park officials who smelt a rat, alerted the police who rounded them up.

    The police officers, who spoke on condition of anonymity, […]

  • 18-year-old gets six months imprisonment for stealing N5,000

    18-year-old gets six months imprisonment for stealing N5,000

    A Kano Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced an 18-year-old man, Gaddafi Abdullahi, to six months imprisonment without an option of fine, for stealing N5,000.

    Senior Magistrate Aminu Fagge also sentenced Abdullahi to three months imprisonment, but with an option of N10,000 fine for trespassing into a house.

    Abdullahi, a resident of Kabuga Quarters, Kano, had pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of house trespass and theft.

    The prosecutor, Inspector Yusuf Sale, had told the court that Abdullahi trespassed into the house of Hasiya […]

  • Jibrin risks six months in jail/suspension over budget padding scandal

    Jibrin risks six months in jail/suspension over budget padding scandal

    It was gathered that the former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, risks six months in jail, suspension or a fine of N200 if convicted of allegations of misconduct.

    Jibrin is currently being investigated by the House Committee on Ethics and Privileges for acts of misconduct following several public utterances considered to be targeted at bringing the leadership and members of the House to public ridicule.

    The Ethics Committee began hearing into the matter on Friday with […]

  • EFCC recovers N600 Billion in less than six months – EFCC

    EFCC recovers N600 Billion in less than six months – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered the sum of $3.1billion, which is over N600 billion, in less than six months, the chairman of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Financial Crimes, Hon. Kayode Oladele, has said.

    The lawmaker, who spoke to select journalists in Abuja yesterday, also noted that the public need to understand that not all recovered property, cash or any other asset by the anti-graft agency are immediately forfeited to the government’s coffers as they […]