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Kano Airport: Large Amounts of Currency Seized

Agents of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, working at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, have on Thursday revealed large amounts of foreign currency transported by an Ethiopian Airlines.  Security sources at the air terminal disclosed that three enormous bundles, were found after the airplane had offloaded the load and left at about 2pm.  The source included th ...Read more
2021-06-18
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Baba Ijesha Pleads Not Guilty to Rape

Nigerian entertainer, Omiyinka Olanrewaju, prevalently known as Baba Ijesha, was on Wednesday summoned at a judge court at Yaba, Lagos State.  The entertainer is being tried over charges of decent treatment of a child, defilement of a Child, sexual assault by penetration, attempted sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault. Mr Olanrewaju was brought into the premises of the ju ...Read more
2021-06-18
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Sexual assault: Nigerians against release of Baba Ijesha

Around 1,200 Nigerians have signed an online petition to prevent the release of famous Yoruba entertainer, Olarewaju Omiyinka, after purportedly defiling a minor. Until further notice, the objective is for the endorsers to reach 1,500.  The entertainer, famously known as Baba Ijesha, was captured a week ago, after it was reported by the minor's adopted mother ― a comedienne, Princes ...Read more
2021-04-29
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Boko Haram: Photos of Tanks and Armored Vehicles Captured From Nigerian Army

Militants of slamic State-sponsored group of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), once referred to as Jamā'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid Da'wah wa'l-Jihād, have shown various models of armored tanks and operational hilux vehicles captured from the Nigerian army.   As per ISWAP in an explanation located by Sahara Reporters, the vehicles were caught on Sunday ...Read more
2021-04-29
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Bandits kill three abducted students of Kaduna private university

Bandits who abducted students of Greenfield University have shot  three of the abductees dead. The state's chief for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, made the exposure in an explanation. It would be reviewed that the furnished outlaws on Tuesday night captured an insufficient number of understudies at the establishment situated at Kasarami town off Kaduna-Abuja ...Read more
2021-04-23
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FG Investigates Death Of ‘Stowaway’ On Lagos-Amsterdam Flight

The Federal Government is presently investigating how a Nigerian stowaway boarded a Lagos-Amsterdam trip on Monday. His body was found under a KLM flight that arrived in Amsterdam on Monday.    Effectively the Dutch specialists have dispatched an examination concerning the man's identity and reason for death after he was found inside a wheel curve.  "We are r ...Read more
2021-04-22
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More than 1,800 prisoners escape after attack on Nigeria jail: official

More than 1,800 detainees have gotten away after intensely furnished men assaulted a jail in southern Nigeria utilizing explosives, jail specialists said Monday, in one of the country's biggest escapes. The aggressors shot their way into the Owerri jail in Imo state, connecting with watches in a weapon fight, the authority of the public revision said in an explanation. Visit ...Read more
2021-04-06
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Five killed as soldiers, bandits clash in Katsina

    Four presumed bandits and an officer kicked the bucket, when troops of Operation Hadarin Daji conflicted with 'criminal components,' on Thursday, in Marina Village, Safana Local Council of Katsina State.    The Director, Army Public Relations, Mohammed Yerima, uncovered this in an assertion, yesterday, labeled: 'Re: Many Soldiers Feared Killed As ...Read more
2021-03-07
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Crew of Chinese boat freed from kidnappers: Nigerian army

The Nigerian armed force liberated 14 team individuals from a Chinese fishing boat from their privateer criminals on Saturday following a month in imprisonment, following a payment installment, the military said.    The team of six Chinese, three Indonesians, a Gabon public, and four Nigerians were abducted toward the beginning of February when the fish fishing bat was assaulted ...Read more
2021-03-07
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Troops kill 4 bandits, recover 3 rifles in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government said troops of Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) have murdered four bandits and recuperated three rifles in the Chikun Local Government Area of the state.    The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan affirmed this in an assertion gave on Sunday in Kaduna.    Aruwan said: "Four bandits have been murder ...Read more
2021-03-07
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Wole Soyinka: Condemns Fulani Herdsmen Cattle Attack

Following the intrusion of Professor Wole Soyinka's Abeokuta home by herders and their cows, the Noble Laureate, yesterday, chastised Ogun State Police order for lying about the incident. In an explanation he actually endorsed in Abeokuta, Soyinka said, "Cattle imperialism under any guise is an obscenity to humanity."  He vowed to begin an interaction of public sensiti ...Read more
2021-02-12
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Nigerian Couple Busted for Prostituting Young Girls in Italy

Thirty-five-year-old Mrs. Comfort Innocent, has admitted that she trafficked young women from Nigeria to Italy through Libya for prostitution.  Innocent, who was captured by the police in Ogun State, said her husband, who lived in Italy, received the women.  She added that she had been in the business for quite a while.  The suspect was captured on December 22 regarding ...Read more
2020-12-29
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"Allow Nigerians to Bear Arms to Protect Themselves"- Sagay

Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has prompted President Muhammadu Buhari and Inspec­tor General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to permit civillan Nigerians to bear guns to secure themselves.  Talking solely with Daily Independent in Lagos, Sagay, who said the Federal Government was overpowered by different security challen ...Read more
2020-12-29
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Cross River: Kidnapper Homes Demolished

The Cross River State Government on Wednesday, annihilated houses purportedly possessed by two associated pioneers with grab groups distinguished as Akanene Sunday Ifa and Impoikana Bassey Etim, all from Obot Akara, Akwa Ibom state, IgbereTV reports.  The State Security Adviser, SSA, (South) Leo Nyambe on Wednesday, December 16, driven a group of security offices to pulverize the houses ...Read more
2020-12-17
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"Crimes Against Humanity:" International Criminal Court to Investigate Nigeria

Below is a statement by Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda. This is on the conduction of an investigation into Nigerian Security Agencies and crimes committed. Pictured: Fatou Bensouda "Today, I announce the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the situation in Nigeria. As I stated last year at the annual Assembly of States Parties, before I end my term as ...Read more
2020-12-11
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Lagos: Burials banned on Residential Property

The Lagos State Government says the utilization of private premises as mortuaries, embalmment focuses or internment locales isn't permitted in the state.  This was contained in an assertion named, 'Burial prohibited on residential premises – LASG’Entombment disallowed on private premises – LASG' on Wednesday.  The assertion cited the Executive Secre ...Read more
2020-12-10
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Nigerian With Six Fake UN Passports Arrested In Pakistan

The Federal Investigation Agency on Wednesday said it had captured a Nigerian public holding six phony international IDs of the United Nations in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan.  As per ARY News, the Nigerian resident had visited the Turkish Embassy in Islamabad a few days ago and applied for the visa on the phony UN identification and distinguishing proof.  Document Ph ...Read more
2020-12-10
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#EndSARS: More Protests Ahead

Activists, yesterday, moved to make good on their announcement to continue the EndSARS protests, setting off new concerns.  This came a month and a half after the peaceful #EndSARS protests fell into violence.  Stressed that there could be a rehash of the commotion, President Muhammadu Buhari cautioned, yesterday, that while residents were at freedom to openly protest,, such sco ...Read more
2020-12-08
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#EndSars Protester Brings Lawyer Before Legal Panel

A prominent #EndSARS protester, Deji Adeyanju, has filed an action against a legal counselor, Kenechukwu Okeke, before the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee for "acts unbecoming of a legal professional."  The appeal dated November 11, 2020, was likewise upheld by a testimony recorded at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, sitting in Abuja.  The ac ...Read more
2020-11-12
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FG: We Did not Direct Governors to withhold COVID-19 Palliatives

Following the discovery of COVID-19 palliatives in the homes of various Nigerian governors and leaders, the Federal Government is stated that it never issued frther mandate in regard to distrubution. Since Wednesday a week ago, several reserves have been looted of palliatives in the wake of the #EndSARS protests. Other the central government, groups such as the Private Sector Coalitio ...Read more
2020-10-26
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Lawyer: "Hushpuppi into Real Estate; not a Fraudster"

Infamous Hushpuppi, accused of internattional fraud has been extradited to USA. His lawyer, Gal Pissetzky, maintains that his client is not a fraudster but rather has legitimate businesses mainly in real estate. He was arrested in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, by the Dubai Police along with 12 others for allegedly stealing 1.6 billion Dirham (N168 billion). He was transferred to the F ...Read more
2020-07-10
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Nigerian Fraudster Hushpuppi to be extradited to US

Following the arrest of popular Nigerian fraudster known as Hushpuppi in Dubai, it has been announced that he will be extradited to the United States. His colleague, Olalekan Jacob Ponle also known as Woodbery was captured and will also be extradited.  They are charged with defrauding a total of Dh1.6 billion (about N169 billion) over 1.9 million people mostly believed to be Americans.& ...Read more
2020-07-03
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USA: Authorities Investigating Racist Noose Hanging in Black NASCAR Driver's Garage

ALABAMA, USA —  A noose was found inside the garage of Bubba Wallace, the only black driver of NASCAR, a racing organization. The noose historic symbol of racial oppression and violence against African Americans, symbolizing the lynchings and hangings of African Americans in the past. The Justice Department is investigating this and acklowleged the gravity of the incident.& ...Read more
2020-06-22
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A student journalist and editor of a newspaper at Gateway Polytechnic in Abeokuta has been arrested by the Department of State Services for allegedly publishing articles criticising President Muhammadu Buhari.   According to his representation, Human rights lawyer, Mr Inibehe Effiong: a campus newspaper known as “GAMPOSA Trumpet” in November 2019, the newspaper pub ...Read more
2020-01-28
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Bandits kill 30 in attack

About thirty people were killed by bandits in Babban Rafi village in the Gummi Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday. In a separate attack, two further health wordes were killed on the same day at Makosa village in the Zurmi Local Government.  Lawali Suleiman and Aliyu Mohammed, were the names of the health workers on duty administering polio vaccine at the time of their murders ...Read more
2020-01-17
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"Boko Haram is not Present in Nigeria"- DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has denied the presence of Boko Haram and Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in any part of Nigeria. The denial yesterday followed the rumoured take-over of towns in Borno by members of the sect. Acting Director, Defence Information, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, stated “Boko Haram is not holding any inch of our territory. Th ...Read more
2019-12-24
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FRSC: Using Google Maps While Driving Is An Offence

Driving with the aid of Google Maps using mobile phones is a serious traffic offence according to Ayuba Gora, FCT Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC.) Gora also stated that the use of mobile phones in general while driving is forbidden by law as it could lead to accidents. He also added that corps would also begin installing speed limiting devices into vehicles and espec ...Read more
2019-11-28
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Popular Money Launderer Mompha Remanded in Prison Custody

Suspected internet fraudsterm Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, has been ordered to be remanded in prison custody by The Federal High Court in Lagos. On Monday, shortly after Mompha was arraigned before Justice Mohammed Liman the order was given on the urging of the prosecutor. Mompha is charged with 14 counts bordering on fraud, money laundering and running a foreign exchange bus ...Read more
2019-11-27
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