• Police arrests man, 35, who uses nude pictures of victims to blackmail

    Police arrests man, 35, who uses nude pictures of victims to blackmail

    A 35-year-old man, Michael Atanda, who has been threatening to expose nude pictures of four ladies on the social media if they fail to pay money into his account has been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command.

    Atanda, a computer science National Diploma holder of a popular computer school based in Ikeja, was arrested on Thursday by the Decoy Team of the Rapid Response Squad after about five days of baiting and […]

  • Soldiers rescue kidnap victims, impound hard drugs

    Soldiers rescue kidnap victims, impound hard drugs

    Troops of the Operation Delta Safe in the Niger Delta have freed nine kidnap victims, impounded 56 bags of Indian hemp, and arrested two suspected drug dealers during an operation.

    Lt.-Col. Olaolu Daudu, the Coordinator of the Joint Media Campaign Centre of Operation Delta Safe, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Yenagoa on Saturday that measures had been put in place to restore peace in the region.

    “Troops in Delta foiled an armed robbery attempt and rescued six civilians returning from […]

  • “Children ought not to be victims of the choices adults make for them” – Ubi Franklin

    “Children ought not to be victims of the choices adults make for them” – Ubi Franklin

    As the music label executive shared via Instagram. “Children ought not to be victims of the choices adults make for them. Make the right choice for your children

    As the music label executive shared via Instagram. “Children ought not to be victims of the choices adults make for them. Make the right choice for your

  • EFCC seeks information from ‘wonder bank’ victims

    EFCC seeks information from ‘wonder bank’ victims

    Following the arrest of the Managing Director of “Lets Partner With You Ltd.”, Chief Patrick Shanchi Nwokike, an alleged wonder bank operator, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has called for information from the public on the several billions of naira and properties fraudulently acquired by Nwokike and his wife, who is also a signatory to the company’s various bank accounts.

    In a statement issued on Friday by its Head of Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, the anti-graft agency sought […]

  • Police arrest 11 kidnap suspects, rescue 12 victims in Kano

    Police arrest 11 kidnap suspects, rescue 12 victims in Kano

    According to reports, the Kano state police Command Wednesday said it arrested 11 suspected kidnappers, and rescued 12 kidnap victims from the dreaded Falgore Forest in Dogua Local Government Area of the state.

    Speaking to Reporters at the Command’s headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Rabiu Yusuf, said due to the upsurge of kidnapping and armed banditry, especially in the Southern part of the state, the Command rejuvenated its anti-kidnapping squad in its bid to launch a major offensive on notorious […]

  • Police rescue 12 kidnapped victims in Kano

    Police rescue 12 kidnapped victims in Kano

    Twelve hostages, including rural women have been rescued from kidnappers at Falgore Forest, the police said in Kano yesterday.

    The victims breathed the air of freedom last Tuesday after a gun battle between officers of the Nigeria Police Anti-Kidnapping Unit and the kidnappers.

    Police Commissioner, Rabiu Yusuf, who disclosed this during a briefing, gave the names of the rescued victims as Bello Saleh and Muhammad Sani, all of Rafin Kura village in Doguwa Local Government Area.

    He said others include Halima Saidu Doguwa, […]

  • Chibok girls: 18 of 21 freed victims reportedly pregnant

    Chibok girls: 18 of 21 freed victims reportedly pregnant

    There are indications that majority of the twenty-one Chibok girls freed on Thursday may be pregnant.

    DSS sources told Newsmen, that though it’s difficult to ascertain just by mere observation, officials at the Air Force hospital had hinted that many of the girls returned with pregnancy.

    Even though Newsmen cannot verify the actual number of those who are pregnant, the source estimated that ”at least eighteen of the twenty-one of are pregnant.”

    The degraded Boko Haram group had on Thursday, dropped off 21 […]

  • Buhari condoles with Maiduguri bomb blast victims

    Buhari condoles with Maiduguri bomb blast victims

    President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Borno state government and the families of the victims of the Maiduguri bomb blast.

    Buhari gave the condolences on Wednesday after a car bomb, believed to be the handiwork of Boko Haram, hit a convoy in the outskirt of the northeastern Borno state’s capital of Maiduguri killing no fewer than 18 people and wounding more than 15 persons.

    Buhari said, “I am disheartened by the news of the bomb blast in Maiduguri. My condolences to the […]

  • Alleged ‘touch and follow’ kidnapper nabbed in Bayelsa, victims rescued

    Alleged ‘touch and follow’ kidnapper nabbed in Bayelsa, victims rescued

    Two teenagers, who were reportedly abducted by a suspected ritualist in Igbogene, the outskirts of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, have narrated their ordeal.

    The teenagers, Prince Owei, 17, and Jeremiah Osunmole, 13, indigenes of Abua in Rivers State and Ofoni in Sagbama LGA of Bayelsa respectively, were rescued by members of Igbogene Vigilance Committee in the state at the weekend.

    They said they lost their senses immediately the suspect touched them and was talking to them.

    The Chairman, Igbogene Vigilance Committee, Robbison […]

  • Enugu police rescue kidnap victims, arrest three

    Enugu police rescue kidnap victims, arrest three

    An 84-year-old woman, Mrs. Roseline Odoh, and her daughter, Josephine Odoh, who were kidnapped at Ogbelle Ohullur in Udenu Local Council of Enugu State have been rescued by the police.

    Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, said that the duo, who were kidnapped last Friday were rescued from their captives at Orokam in Benue state.

    A statement by Amaraizu said the Odohs were kidnapped at their home in Ogbelle Ohullor by gun wielding kidnappers and taken to their destination.

    According to […]

  • Lagos kidnapped victims released, recount their experiences

    Lagos kidnapped victims released, recount their experiences

    Eight kidnapped victims abducted in border towns between Lagos and Ogun states have been released by their captors.

    Recall that four victims were abducted at Agbowa on September 16 by gunmen and four other residents of Isheri, were also kidnapped last week.

    The kidnappers had placed N1.2billion ransom on the Isheri victims.

    The eight victims were coincidentally released yesterday by their captors and reunited with their families.

    The Agbowa victims, were Toyosi Aboderin,  Ogechi Maku, Toju Amorighoye, and Funniyi Tayo Lawal, a  baby.

    They were […]