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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Ex-Banker jailed 10 years for stealing depositors’ money (photo)

Justice Abiodun Adesodun of the Ekiti State High Court, has convicted a former cashier officer with Fidelity Bank, Ado branch, Ado Ekiti, Michael Adedayo Ihinolurinjon, and sentenced him to ten years in...

Court sent Nine oil thieves to jail in Rivers

Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court seating in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced to jail nine oil thieves to two years imprisonment for illegal dealing in petroleum products.

Benin Auto Spare Parts Market inferno: Obaseki assures of support to affected traders

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured traders in Benin Auto Spare Parts Market, Uwelu, whose businesses were destroyed by midnight fire, of government’s support to get them back to...

3 Killed As Isheri Community Festival Turns Violent

The annual festval of Isheri Day has been reportedly to witness three persons killed and several others injured allegedly by soldiers in Isheri Olofin community in the Kara area of Ogun State.

Sallah: Gov. Matawalle reacts as 11 die in Zamfara auto crash

While many Muslims would be rejoicing for the Sallah festivities on Sunday, some would be mourning as an auto crash has claimed eleven lives in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital.

150 families rendered homeless by flood in Bauchi

No fewer than 150 persons, rendered homeless by flood in the Northern zone of Bauchi State are currently taking refuge in a temporary IDPs camp set up by the government.

Policeman killed by mob for ‘shooting’ pregnant woman dead in Lagos

An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) was killed by an angry mob, for shooting a pregnant woman dead at Agbole area of Ijegun in Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Friday August 9. 

40 year old man arrested for defiling 9 year old step-daughter in Rivers, blames...

A Rivers state resident has been arrested and detained by the police for defiling his 9 year old step daughter. According to activisit, Harrison Gwamnishu who effected the arrest,...

24-year-old yahoo boy arrested with his charms in Lagos

A 24-year-old suspected internet fraudster identified as Victor Idahosa, has been arrested by the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.  The suspect from Edo State, was arrested at Cristolyte Close Diamond Estate in Lekki-Ajah...

Brazillian gang leader tried escaping prison by disguising as his daughter (video)

A 42-year-old Brazillian prisoner was caught attempting to escape from prison by dressing up as his teenage daughter. Clauvino da Silva, a gang leader who is serving a 73-year...

lady Transforms Into Snake in Benin (video)

A video has been trending through online media platforms which shows a scene of commotion when a crowd gathered to witness the moment a slay queen transformed into a snake in Benin.

Woman narrates how 14year old Househelp gave her son excreta to Eat

It is with deep gratitude to God and heart-felt thanksgiving, that I type this message.For saving my son Prince Osinachi from death and for saving my family from sorrow, be thou...

I do not regret killing my father – 40-year-old man says

A 40-year-old man, Bisso Aminu, has said he does not regret killing his 65-year-old father, Aminu Allahbani. According to Aminu, his father was a cultist and could have used him as a...

Scorned husband kills an in-law who was defending his wife in Delta

A tragic incident occurred at Amukpe in Sapele council area of Delta state, as an angry husband killed his cheating's wife brother allegedly defending her infidelity.  The lady had confessed to sleeping...

Woman narrates how husband set her ablaze in Aba

Unidentified woman has narrated how husband set her ablaze in ogbor hill Aba, Abia State According to her, the husband who happen to be a tricycle rider was insisting...

Young businessman shot dead by unknown gunmen in Jos

A middle-aged man identified as Chinedu was shot dead by unknown gunmen in front of his shop in Chobe Junction, Ali Kazaure area of Jos yesterday Friday August 2nd. According...

Illegal arms dealers nabbed with 10,000 live cartridges in Ibadan [PHOTOS]

Oyo state Police Command on Thursday paraded four illegal arms dealers, concealing 10,000 live cartridges for supply to suspected criminals. Addressing newsmen at the parade ground, Eleyele Police Headquarters,...

Update: Herbalist who raped and impregnated his daughter in Edo state bags 21 years...

A Magistrate Court in Benin, Edo State has convicted a 52-year-old herbalist, Jacob Alonge, for raping his daughter, Gift, at their home at Ososo village, Akoko-Edo.   The herbalist...

Student, lecturer of Federal University Wukari, Taraba State killed by suspected Jukun militias

Emmanuel Msughter Vihior, a 100 Level Microbiology student and Mark Tsav, a lecturer of the Federal University Wukari, Taraba State,  were killed last night by suspected Jukun militias. A...

”One chance” robbery syndicate apprehended in Anambra [PHOTOS]

Reports reaching Newzandar has it that the Anambra state police command have arrested two ''one chance'' robbery suspects and their female accomplices. A statement from the command says...

Father allegedly slices daughter’s throat in Yola

A man identified as Mr. Seidu Dan Iya has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command for allegedly slitting his daughter's throat.  The suspect believed to be suffering from a...

How I conspired with my lover to rape friend, record act

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 23-year-old Eniola Shittu, female, of Ikopa tuntun Abiola way in Abeokuta for conspiring with her boyfriend one David Peremobowe, male, 31 years...

Fire destroys 20 vehicles, 10 shops at Owode Onirin market in Lagos

On Monday night, July 29th, fire swept through Owode Onirin, the popular auto parts market near Ikorodu destroying over 20 vehicles, 10 shops and belongings worth millions of naira.  

Real reason I enjoy sex with young boy than girls – Gay suspect

A gay suspect, Friday Okeke, arrested for allegedly having sexual intercourse with two boys in Lagos, has reportedly told the police that he enjoyed sleeping with under-aged boys than with girls.

How popular Pastor, others repeatedly raped, impregnated 12-year-old orphan – NAPTIP

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has arrested a pastor and two others for allegedly raping and impregnating a 12-year-old...

Court sentences five Yahoo boys to three years in prison

An FCT High Court on Monday sentenced five internet fraudsters to three years in prison each for online fraud schemes. The convicts, identified as Karo Ijire, Austin Odili, Elvis...

Woman kidnapped while jogging in Ajah, Lagos

A woman identified as Mrs Gbemisola Alabi was kidnapped while out jogging around Monastery road near Novare mall - shoprite Sangotedo Ajah on Sunday, July 28. Veteran journalist, Soni...

Seven die, 11 injured in Jigawa auto crash

Reports has it that no fewer than seven persons on Sunday died in an accident involving a Peugeot 206 and a Golf 3 car along Maigatari road, in Maigatari Local Government Area...

Businessman arrested for defiling two underaged boys in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have arrested a 35-year-old businessman, Friday Okeke, for defiling two underaged boys aged 9 and 12, inside his shop at Kose street in Lagos Island.

How Nigerian soldier allegedly murdered ‘Big Joe Motors’ driver

Officers of Edo State Police Command have arrested a soldier who allegedly stabbed a driver to death at Okene town in Kogi State. The deceased driver, Mr Ogbimi of...

Video: Arrested ‘Aye’ cultist threatens to kill all the policemen behind his arrest

Despite being in handcuffs, an 'Aye' cultist threatened to make a return aand kill all the policement behind his arrest. In this video going viral on social media, the...

Teacher arrested for allegedly raping 17-year-old student inside biology lab in Lagos

The report reaching Newzandar has it tha a 28-year-old teacher, Idowu Daniel, who teaches Computer Science at the Anatasia Comprehensive College in the Abule-Egba area of the state, has been arrested...

Nigerian student drowns in UK’s River Thames

Reports has it that a 23-year-old UK-based Nigerian student identified as Jonathan Adebanjo, drowned in River Thames on Tuesday evening while swimming with friends at Shadwell Basin.  Jonathan was out to...

Update: Kaduna Police confirm arrest of woman who stabbed husband in the stomach

Spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command, DSP Yakubu Sabo has confirmed the arrest of one Aisha, who stabbed her husband, Yahaya Maiyaki twice in the stomach on Friday, after they had...

Civil engineer jailed for transferring N540k from his friend’s phone

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office on July 26, 2019 secured the conviction of Hammed Lanre, a Civil Engineer, who was arraigned before Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of a...

One dead, two wounded as supporters of Ogoga, Olukere clash in Ekiti

One person was reportedly killed on Thursday evening in Ikere Ekiti, as supporters of the two rival kings in the town, the Ogoga of Ikere, Oba Adejimi Adu and Olukere, Oba Ganiyu...

BREAKING: Evans’ arms supplier arrested in Delta

46-year-old arms dealer, Godwin Chinyere, believed to have sold the firearms, ammunition and rocket launchers used by suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Owuamadike, alias Evans in his operations, has been arrested by the Nigerian police. 

Three men in court over secret cult membership

The Police Command in Benue State on Wednesday arraigned three persons before a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged illegal possession of firearms and membership of secret cult. The...

EFCC arrests 9 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Edo, seizes cars, others [PHOTOS]

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office have arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters at their various hideouts in Benin City, Edo State. They were...

65-year-old Nigerian man arraigned for duping Swiss woman of $240, 700 with false promise...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt's Zonal Office on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 arraigned 65-year-old Igweneme Moses before Justice A. T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in...

Two farmers drown in Jigawa River

The Jigawa State Police Command has said two farmers have lost their lives while attempting to cross river in Kazuba village of Kiyawa Local Government Area of the state.

Precious Owolabi: NYSC members shot during Police, Shii’tes’ clash is dead

Precious Owolabi, the National Youth Service Corps member, shot during the protest by the Shiite members on Monday, is dead. He was attached to Channels Television for the one...

Robbery suspect who operates in ‘army uniform’ arrested in Ogun State [PHOTO]

A robbery suspect identified as Egbeke Ifeoluwa, who operates in Army uniform on Sango-Ijoko Road in Ogun State, has been arrested by the operatives of the Ogun State annex of the Inspector...

Woman who stabbed her husband to death receives state pardon in prison

Yewande Oyediran, the daughter of Venerable Oyetunde Oyediran, allegedly received a state pardon, barely 2 years into serving her 7 year jail sentence for killing her husband.  The convict had stabbed her husband,...

Many trapped as three-storey building collapses in Delta community

Several persons have been reportedly trapped as a three-storey hotel building under construction collapsed in Abraka Community, Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State. Six others,.who are also part...

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...