Saturday, July 20, 2019

Nigerian inmate, Stephen Paul breaks out of jail in India

A 31 -year-old Nigerian who was lodged in a special cell in central prison in Trichy, Tamil Nadu in India escaped from confinement on Friday, triggering a man hunt by the police.

BREAKING:N22b Paris cash: EFCC seizes passports of 34 top ex-Kwara State officials

Newzandar reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized the passports of 34 top officials who served under former Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed over a N22 billion London-Paris Club refund....

EFCC begins manhunt for unqualified graduates undergoing NYSC scheme

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it will partner the National Youth Service Corps to fish out unqualified graduates currently in the scheme, Newzandar reports. EFCC said...

Cult clash: Final year CRUTECH student hacked to death in Cross River

A final year student of the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Cross River University of Technology, (CRUTECH), simply identified as James, was gunned down on Monday morning by suspected cultists while...

Man baths eight traders with acid in Anambra market

Reaching Newzandar has it that eight persons have been reportedly attacked with substance suspected to be acid by a yet-to-be-identified man in Ugwuagba, Awada, near Onitsha, Anambra state. The...

Police confirm one dead as commercial motorcyclists protest shooting of colleague in Ibadan

The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Shina Olukolu, has confirmed the death of one person, when some motorcyclists staged a protest to register their grievances after a police man allegedly shot...

Quarry Site: Ebonyi, Abia boundary communities in a showdown

The people of Amaeze Ishiagu community in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi State are locking horns with their Abia neighbours, Uru-Lokpanta community, in Umuneochi local government area, Newzandar reports.

Mother says her 8-year-old daughter was not raped by a man but sexually abused...

Mother of 8-year-old Oluwatosin Abosede, has quashed claims of her daughter being dragged to a store and raped by an unknown man.  Twitter user @YemieFash relayed the information he...

Aerial mast collapses in Abuja, destroy cars

A tragic incident which was quite destructive occurred at Utako area of Abuja, as an aerial mast fell and destroyed cars amongst other properties. Though no life was lost,...

Man arrested for having sex with 14-year-old girl in an uncompleted building in Lagos

The Lagos state police command have arrested Aliyu Ali Mohammed, pictured above, for having sexual intercourse with a 14 year old girl inside an uncompleted building in Peace estate.

68-year-old man allegedly rapes 15-year-old daughter and her friends in Lagos [PHOTO]

68-year-old Yisah Showunmi has been arrested by men of the Imota Police station in Lagos state for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter and her friends. According to police report, the...

Man allegedly rapes of 5-year-old girl in Kwara

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday paraded Abdulrazaq Garuba, 45, of number 75, Olore Abegunde area Ilorin, for alleged rape of a five-year-old girl. Mr...

FRSC officers allegedly kill colleague for whistleblowing [PHOTOS]

Two officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC, Akpotobo Paulinus and Uchenna Izuako, have been accused of killing their colleague, Emeka Ojei, who wanted to expose them, Newzandar reports

Man bags 6 months imprisonment for stealing yoghurt

An Ejigbo magistrate court has sentenced one Morufu Wasiu to six months imprisonment for stealing yoghurt and other items in one Mr. Joseph Ejikeme’s house at 18, Church street, Ijegun, Lagos.

I arranged my kidnap to help my husband raise money – Suspect says

A middle aged woman, Yemi Samuel, has been arrested by men of the Kwara state police command for arranging her own kidnap. Yemi who was paraded before newsmen at...

Suspected Internet fraudsters arrested in Kaduna; exotic phones and wristwatches recovered [PHOTOS]

Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the early hours of Wednesday, June 26, 2019 raided and arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters in their...

Police officer allegedly kills young man over ‘verbal altercation’ with a lady an ATM...

A young man reportedly died yesterday, after a policeman attached to a bank allegedly hit him with a wood during a verbal altercation with an unknown lady at the ATM in Enugu...

70-year-old man arrested for allegedly defiling 5 year old girl in Imo [PHOTOS]

The police in Imo state have arrested 70 year old Pa John pictured above for allegedly defiling a five year old girl in Mbaise on June 14th, Newzandar reports.  Activitist...

NYSC speaks on ‘kidnap’ of corps members in Ondo

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ondo State on Wednesday denied the news making the rounds that 10 of its corps members were kidnapped in the state. Mr...

Moment cops rescued crying newborn wrapped in plastic bags and dumped in the woods...

Police in Forsyth County, Georgia, have released a disturbing body camera video showing the moment a newborn baby girl was found alive after she was abandoned in a plastic grocery bag earlier this...

5 persons killed, houses burnt in fresh Tiv/Jukun crisis

Five persons were on Tuesday killed and several houses burnt in a fresh crisis between the Tiv and Jukuns, in Rafinkada Village of Wukari local government area of Taraba State.

RRS arrest man who specializes in hugging his victims before stealing their phones in...

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man who specializes in hugging his victims before stealing their phones. The suspect, Olasukanmi was...

18-year-old Nigerian girl dies 3 weeks after her wedding [PHOTOS]

18-year-old Chinwendu Promise Ifeabunandu has died three weeks after her wedding. Late Chinwendu got married to Chukwuebuka Ifeabunandu on April 28 and died on May 19, after a brief...

Police parade two men who raped mentally challenged 23-year-old woman in Anambra [PHOTO]

The Anambra State Police has paraded two men who raped a mentally challenged woman in Oyi. Spokesperson of the Command, SP Haruna Mohammed said that on Monday, 24 June...

UNIZIK law graduate who just returned from NYSC arrested for stabbing his brother to...

A 28-year-old man, Victor Ohale, pictured left, has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command for stabbing his younger brother, Kelechi Ohale, to death at their home in Awka...

Man allegedly commits suicide in Bayelsa

A middle-aged man, identified as Mr. Oliver Osieme, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to death in his home at Etegwe community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

55-year-old man arraigned for defiling two of his daughters over a period of 9...

A 55-year old man, Eze Chukwuma, was arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Courtyesterday Monday June 24th for allegedly molesting his two daughters, aged 16 and 17, between the years 2008 and...

Suspected thieves who hang around ATMs to monitor bank customers and rob them afterwards...

The Ogun state police command have arrested two suspected armed robbers,  30-year-old Ebenezer Olubukola and Olajide Oladejo, 29, who specialize in lurking around Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cash points to monitor withdrawals made and thereafter,...

Police arrest two civilian JTF members, one other in Borno

The Borno State Police Command has arrested three persons who appeared in a video brutalising two underaged boys over alleged theft of N30,000 in Maiduguri. The Police Commissioner, Muhammed...

Wife allegedly injects hubby with rat poison in Kaduna [PHOTOS]

A newly wed has been accused of injecting her husband with rat poison in Kaduna state. Facebook user, Masur Salihu, who shared the story online, said the woman was...

22-year-old man arrested for allegedly beheading four children in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has arrested a 22-year-old man, Mustapha Aliyu for allegedly beheading four children. Aliyu confessed to the Police how much he was paid for the heads.

EFCC re-arraigns American for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000 in epic visa scam

EFCC on Thursday re-arraigned an American, Marco Ramirez, for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000.   The anti graft agency said it charged Ramirez before a judge, Mojisola Dada, on an...

Man fatally stabs lady he picked up for the night in Jos [PHOTOS]

The Plateau state police command has arrested 33 year old Islamil Oladipo pictured above, for stabbing a prostitute to death, Newzandar reports. While being paraded, the police said Oladipo picked up...

I needed a child to call me mother after seven years of marriage –...

The 32-year-old woman, who stole a three-day-old baby in Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos said she was driven into committing the crime by desire to have a child, who would call her mother...

22-year-old domestic staff murders his employer and her mother in Lagos

The Lagos state police command have arrested 22 year old Joseph Ogbu, for the gruesome murder of his employer, Oreoluewa John, 38, and her 89-year-old mother, Adejoke John, at their residence at Number 4...

How tribal marks saved boy from being sold in Imo by kidnapper

Naziru Abdulwahab, a six-year-old boy, would have allegedly been sold into slavery in Imo state by Queen Imoh, a leader of a kidnap syndicate, but for the tribal marks on his face.

40 year old man arrested for allegedly defiling tenant’s 2-year-old daughter [PHOTOS]

40-year-old Emeka Okwuosa has been remanded in prison for allegedly defiling a 2-year-old girl. According to the court papers filed before the Magistrate Court in Nsukwa, Delta state, Emeka...

EFCC nabs 14 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Ibadan, Enugu, seizes cars, fake currency [PHOTOS]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters. The suspects, ranging between the ages of 21 and 30, were apprehended...

Accident victims rescued from a SUV that tumbled in Ikoyi [PHOTOS]

The occupants of this White Toyota SUV were lucky to get out unhurt after their car hit a truck and tumbled several times in Ikoyi, Lagos. The prompt response...

Another LAUTECH student slumps, dies during exercise session

A 100-level student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, has been confirmed dead after he slumped during an athletic exercise session at the school’s sports complex. The...

Police recover vehicle abductors used to kidnap Buhari minister’s son in Ibadan

Men of the Oyo state Police Command on Wednesday disclosed that the vehicle which was used to kidnap Mr. Dayo Adewole, son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole,...

Unidentified lady stripped naked for stealing in Aba [PHOTOS]

Yet to be identified woman was beaten, stripped naked in Aba, Abia state after she stole money from a business woman. According to an eyewitness, chinomso said they were...

Upcoming Rapper, Ziggy dies after falling from 4 storey building in Lekki

An upcoming Nigerian rapper simply identified as Ziggy, died yesterday Sunday June 16th after falling at a 4-storey building in Paradise estate Lekki, Lagos state where he resides, Newzandar reports. According to reports,...

Lagos pastor ends marriage over wife’s refusal to go for deliverance

A 44-year-old pastor, Omotilewa Oke, on Monday secured a divorce at an Igando Customary Court in Lagos, over his wife’s refusal to go for deliverance. Oke said that his...

Boko Haram: 14 reported killed, 38 injured as 2 suicide bombers attack Mandareri-Sambisa

At least, 14 people have been reported dead and 38 others seriously injured following a suicide bomb attack at Mandareri-Sambisa ward of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

Police parades pastor for allegedly raping lady in Cross River

The Cross River State Police command has paraded Pastor Hossana Okoi of Gate of Testimony Church Sierra Leon for allegedly raping a lady, Newzandar reports. Also paraded was a...

Man beats wife to death in Anambra

A 41-year-old man, Mr Sunday Ngwu, has allegedly beat his wife to death over a marital issue that developed in their family. Mr Ngwu, who hails from Nkanu Local...

BREAKING: Married father of nine with four wives allegedly rapes 12-year-old girl in Ondo

For the residents of Lugboji Oja community in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State, they are still bewildered on why will a man married to four wives would defy an...

Man bags 12-month jail term for stealing girlfriend’s money

An Ejigbo Magistrate Court has sentenced one Chinedu Wisdom to 12-month imprisonment for allegedly stealing money and some other items belonging to his girlfriend, Newzandar reports. According to the...

Bandits kill 16 in Zamfara on Sallah day

Bandits were said to have allegedly killed 16 persons in Kanoma District of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara on Sallah day, Newzandar reports. Confirming the attack in a...