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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Photo: EFCC arrests 11 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos, recovers seven exotic cars

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, have arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters for offences bordering on conspiracy, possession of fraudulent documents and attempt to obtain money...

Unizik undergraduate found dead with pants and eyes removed

On Friday, a female undergraduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State identified as 'Pauline' was found dead with her eyes and underwear reportedly missing from her corpse which was found at the...

Watch horrifying moment man stabs a Catholic priest as he conducts a televised mass...

A Catholic priest is lucky to be alive after surviving a stabbing attack during morning mass at a church in Canada that was being broadcast live online and on television.  According...

Photo: Pastor arrested for impregnating and aborting baby of teenage member of his church

The Edo state police command have arrested the General Overseer of Gloryland Church, Pastor Ekene Samuel, for impregnating and procuring abortion for a 17-year-old member of his church identified as Miracle. 

Student electrocuted during rainstorm in Enugu

The Nsukka Catholic Diocese has confirmed the death of a student, allegedly electrocuted on Thursday night at the Queen of Rosary Secondary School, Nsukka, Enugu state. The Diocesan Director...

Kano: fire outbreak destroyed seven classrooms in Badawa

Newzandar reports that an early morning fire outbreak on Monday destroyed seven classrooms at Badawa Secondary School in Kano State. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abdullahi...

Sad!! Woman dies while taking her daughter to school

A yet-to-be-identified woman has died following an accident with her Lexus SUV, on Sunday. According to reports, the woman plunged into the river on Ijebu-Ode/Benin Expressway. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the...

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...

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,...

Photo: Man arrested for raping 7-year old girl, says it was the devils work

A 24-year-old man, Isyaku Rabiu, who was recently arrested for raping a seven-year-old girl, has attributed his action to an evil spirit that influenced him. According to police report, the...

Outrage as angry soldiers allegedly beat father of three to death in Akwa Ibom

Ikot-Abasi Local Council of Akwa Ibom State was during the week thrown into mourning after angry soldiers on duty at Utaewa water birch in the area reportedly killed one Otobong Jumbo 45,...

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.

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...

10-year-old boy kills himself after relentless bullying

A 10-year-old boy has committed suicide after dealing with relentless bullying at his school. Kevin Reese, Jr., a fifth-grader at Robinson Elementary School in Houston sadly took his own...
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Chaos at Dunamis church as traders revolt after their goods were burnt down [Video]

There was chaos at Dunnamis Church in Abuja as traders who conduct business around the church's surroundings arrived early in the morning to find their wares have been burnt.

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.

EFCC arrests 6 `Yahoo’ boys, recovers exotic cars

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office have arrested six `Yahoo’ boys and recovered five different models of exotic cars and laptops. The...

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...

Photos: Teacher flogs 11-year-old pupil so badly he could barely walk

A Kenyan Facebook user shared the story online. Read below. "What Mr. THUO from NJENGA KARUME PRIMARY School in Kiambaa constituency did to  an 11 years old pupil for...

Plane crash leaves three people dead in Germany

On Sunday, a small plane crashed in western Germany killing the pilot and two passengers believed to be Russian, police said, as a Russian airline identified one of the victims as its...

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...

A five months old baby dies after his parents circumcised him at home without...

A five-month-old boy has died after his parents tried to circumcise him at home without any medical assistance. The infant went into cardiac arrest at home in Bologna, Italy, as a...

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. 

Man Sent To Prison For Raping 7-Year-Old Niece In Lagos

Idowu Gbolahan, a 29-year-old vulcanizer, was on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment at an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that...

Photos: Man, wife and two children perish in Bauchi road accident

It was a tragic day in Bauchi state as a man identified as Jamal Yari, his wife, two children and younger brother all perished in a fatal accident that occured while they...

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...

Photos: Guests returning from a wedding killed in fatal accident

No fewer than 10 persons who were all occupants of a car returning from a wedding were involved in a fatal accident at Mandara Village, Kokona Council Area of Nasarawa State yesterday March...

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.

Young man shot dead by suspected cultists in Makurdi, Benue State [PHOTO]

A young man identified as Muhammed Hassan popularly known as ruff dog was allegedly shot dead by suspected cultist at Woodland park area of Makurdi, Benue State capital on Monday afternoon, April...

Photo: Senior Prefect falls to death trying to pluck fruit for teacher

A Senior Secondary School SSS 3 student and also the Senior Prefect of Ijo Mimo High School, Temitayo Oluwole, fell to his death while trying to pluck some mangoes for one of...

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...

Two men arraigned over alleged illegal dealing in petroleum products (Photo)

The Port Harcourt Zonal Office of EFCC on Monday, March 25, 2019 arraigned the duo of Ibrahim Abba and Isah Magaji before Justice M.L Abubakar of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port...

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.

‘How we collected N5m ransom for Lagos Fire Service boss’ – Arrested suspect opens...

One of the suspects arrested for kidnapping Lagos Fire Service Director Rasaki Musibau has said the gang collected N5million ransom for his release.  Blessing Boyo, 29, told reporters that...

Incredible story of Nigerian burn survivor who lost her father at 18, mother...

She's really gone through a lot. I lost My father at 18, My mother at 19, lost My son at 30, Then My Daughter at 33 and also lost...

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...

Woman explains why she stripped a woman naked and flogged her for sleeping with...

The woman who humiliated her sister's husband's side chic by stripping her naked and beating her up in public has explained the reason for her action. The woman, whose...

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.

Gunmen assassinate APC chieftain in Rivers

Suspected gunmen have assassinated a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Benson Omunakwe, in Rivers State. Omunakwe, a State House of Assembly aspirant for Obio-Akpor Constituency II in...

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....

INEC results interpreter allegedly stabbed by unknown persons [Photos]

Newzandar reports that INEC sign language interpreter for the 2019 election, Peter Oyekale, is lying in critical condition in a hospital after he was allegedly stabbed by unknown persons.

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...

Mother arrested for selling her baby for N600,000 to buy a phone and wrapper...

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old single mother, Nneka Donatus, who allegedly sold her baby girl a day after putting to bed. 

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,...

I sell body parts to buy food for my family

The 48-year-old suspect, Ibukun Moses, was said to have been arrested in Igbokoda in Ondo State. Newzandar reports that the victim, simply identified as Toyin, was brought to the...

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.

BREAKING: Policeman Rapes, Murders Stepdaughter

An officer of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has been reported to have raped and murdered his stepdaughter. Newzandar understands that the Police officer had since been missing as he is currently...

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...

Pilot dies while trying to kill his wife with plane

A pilot, Charl Viljoen, has died after crashing a plane into a club in Botswana in a bid to kill his wife after they had an argument.   Viljoen...

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...