Unidentified hoodlums numbering 100 invaded the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Apo area of Abuja on Saturday and carted away some relief materials meant for 872 IDPs by the Nigerian Red Cross Society.
It was gathered that the incident occurred during the distribution of the relief materials to the IDPs by Total Nigeria PLC.
Confirming the incident in an interview, the Corporate Affairs Manager, Total Nigeria PLC, Mr. Alber Mabuyaku, said, “It is based on this incident that we decided to officially […]
This thief was caught after he broke into the wall of a home to steal a Plasma TV. He was coming out of the wall with the TV when he was apprehended.
This thief was caught after he broke into the wall of a home to steal a Plasma TV. He was coming out of the wall with the TV when he was
Six persons were killed in an attack by suspected cattle rustlers in Kukoki community of Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.
The Council’s Chairman, Mark Jagaba, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Minna that the attack lasted for about four hours.
Jagaba said that four Fulani and two Gbagyi were killed, while several women and children were injured.
He said that members of the community reported that the suspects, numbering about 50 and armed with weapons, stormed the community […]
A video has shown the moment a young boy stuffed a mobile phone down his trousers in an apparent robbery of a charity shop.
In the video, the boy – believed to be as young as five – can be seen ducking behind the counter of a Cancer Research shop, grabbing the phone before tucking it into his clothes.
The child is then patted on the head by a man he was with at the charity store as they continue to shop.
Two members – Ogundijo Abiola and the church drummer, Alabi Olukunle, of a Methodist Church Cathedral in Ibadan, Oyo State have been arrested for planning to rob the church with intent to cart away N1.5m.
Abiola and the church drummer, Olukunle had invited a gang of armed robbers to invade the church and cart away the money with the plan to share the loot with the robbers.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Adekunle Ajisebutu, who paraded the suspects on Friday […]
Shameless okada riders have been caught on camera stealing bags of cement after a truck had a fatal accident.
A fatal road accident has occurred along the Jinja-Iganga highway in Uganda involving a cement truck carrying about 600 bags of cement.
A cyclist died and two others were seriously injured in the fatal accident. However, things took a bleak form as some Okada riders were seen rushing to the scene of the accident to cart away bags of cement.
Many of […]
Former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, yesterday accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of using mercenaries in court to plead guilty on her behalf. She said the anti-graft agency was plotting to steal her “hard-earned” $15million (about N6.3billion)
She was reacting to the guilty as charged plea by four companies arraigned with a former aide to her husband, Waripamo Dudafa at a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday.
In a statement issued by her media aide, Chima Osuji, the […]
Civil Society Group for Good Governance, CSGGG, yesterday, faulted the recent allegation of N1.7 billion against the Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammed, describing it as the handiwork of his enemies.
Recently, Civil Society Network Against Corruption, CSNAC, a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organisations, had urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate alleged corrupt acts in the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, under the leadership of Mohammed.
The petitioners told EFCC that […]
A woman was arrested at a District Hospital for feigning a pregnancy with a balloon under her clothes in an attempted to steal a baby.
Othaya Deputy OCPD Jefferson Ali displays a balloon that the woman had stuffed under her clothes. (Photo: Nicholas Komu)
A childless 21-year-old woman identified as Ms Purity Kiritu, who faked a pregnancy with a balloon under her clothes by pretending to be in labour, was arrested on Wednesday night by police officers at Othaya District Hospital in […]
A man who was trying to steal electric cables in Niger State has ended up getting much more than he bargained for.
This is the moment an alleged cable theft was photographed after he got killed in the act.
According to residents, the man was trying to steal electric cables when he got electrocuted and died on the spot.
The alleged thief died while trying to steal cable from a transformer at Kontagora local government in Niger state yesterday August