Staco Insurance in N200m fraud mess

. Police file a 6-count charge against firm, CEO, others The Nigeria Police have pressed a six-count charge bordering on N200 million fraud against Staco Insurance Plc alongside its former and current Chief Executive Officers (CEO), Sakiru Oyefeso, Bayo Fakorede before the...

Bunkering: EFCC arraigns vessel, 26 others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a vessel, MV Neso11, 25 men and a woman before the Federal High Court, Lagos, for unlawful dealing in petroleum products. The 25 men are: Francis Onyeoma, Adebayo M. Charles, Melvin A. Jack, Omogoye Wasiu Bolaji,...

Again, Nigerian killed in South Africa

The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) says a Nigerian entrepreneur has been killed in the country over an alleged business disagreement with a client. Sylvester Okonkwo, acting chairman of NUSA in the Kwazulu Natal province, said Ikenna Otugo, the deceased, was killed at...

Man arrested for defiling 12-year-old daughter

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a man, Ogundetu, for defiling his 12-years – old daughter (names withheld). The arrest of the suspect followed a report by Alhaji Obamuyiwa Semiu, who reported at Imeko Divisional police headquarters that the victim, a primary...

Boko Haram ‘Over 847 soldiers killed in Borno in 6 gear’

Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Mohammed Ali Ndume, yesterday said over 847 soldiers have so far been killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State alone since 2013. Ndume, who addressed Senate correspondents in Abuja, also dismissed claims of the existence of mass graves...

Task force impounds I34 Motorcycles

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency (Task force) has impounded I34 commercial motorcycles plying restricted routes along CMS , Marina, Apongbon and Yaba . Chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi ,who paraded the suspects said they were...

Families kick as DPP frees Policemen arrested for murder of Corp member, another in Lagos

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) , Ministry of Justice, Lagos State, has set the four Policemen accused of extra judiciously killing of two men suspected to be armed robbers in Iba area of the State. The Policemen, Inspector Fabiyi Omomayowa, Sgt. Olaniyi Solomon, Sgt....

Boko Haram members will never stop violence – Shekau

The Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, on Sunday broke his longtime silence to speak on the Borno governor’s recent call on insurgents to lay down their arms and embrace government’s amnesty programme. In an 18 minutes audio message, Mr Shekau, who spoke in his native Kanuri...

Gunmen abduct 2 siblings in Delta school

GUNMEN on Monday struck at Issele-Azagba near Asaba, the capital of Delta State, and abducted away two children from a private school. It was gathered that the armed men stormed the school premises at about 10 am in a black Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). They beat up the security...

Police arrest robbers in Police uniform

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested three suspected robbers who were operating in police uniforms. The suspects were arrested in Ikorodu area of the state by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) after they snatched a commercial motorcycle( Okada) from the rider....
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