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<strong>Three Guards Gang-rape Lady For Four Hours</strong>
Crime, Law Enforcement, News, Nigeria

Three Guards Gang-rape Lady For Four Hours

The Police in Oyo State has paraded nine suspects nabbed for crimes ranging from kidnapping and armed robbery to rape and illegal possession of firearms.   Adewale Osifeso, the State Police Public Relations Officer, while parading the suspects before journalists at the command headquarters in Eleyele on Monday said a lady (name withheld), went to visit her friend at Alakia, Ibadan, and was waylaid by three night security guards at an isolated spot when she got to the community around 9pm. Osifeso said, “In a rather twisted turn of events, the young lady, having been dispossessed of her mobile phone, was whisked to another desolate spot, where she was held till about 01.25 am the next day. “In furtherance of the above, the three guards took turns to have unlawful carnal k...
<strong>DSS Nabs Sellers of New Naira Notes</strong>
Crime, Economy, Finance, News, Nigeria

DSS Nabs Sellers of New Naira Notes

The Department of State Services, DSS, has nabbed some members of coordinated syndicates that sell the newly redesigned naira notes. The DSS public relations officer, Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Monday said that the syndicates connived with some commercial bank officials and were arrested during operations across the country. The statement read, “The Department of State Services (DSS) hereby informs the public that it has intercepted some members of organised syndicates involved in the sale of the newly redesigned naira notes. “In the course of its operations, in this regard in parts of the country, it was also established that some Commercial Bank officials are aiding the economic malfeasance. See Also: INEC Announces Extension Of PVC Collection Deadline “Consequ...
<strong>Bolanle Raheem: How My Wife Battled For Survival As Hospitals Refused Treatment – Husband</strong>
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Bolanle Raheem: How My Wife Battled For Survival As Hospitals Refused Treatment – Husband

Gbenga, the husband of slain Lagos lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem, on Thursday, at the Lagos State High Court, Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos Island, recounted how his wife struggled to survive as three hospitals refused to attend to her. The late lawyer was shot to death on Christmas Day by an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Drambi Vandi. The husband also told the court she received the Toyota Venza in which she was shot as a gift on Friday, December 23, 2022, two days before her death. The car was gift from a property developer she worked for as reward for meeting her target. Bolanle’s husband who was led in evidence-in-chief by the Attorney General of Lagos State and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, said that they got married 10 years ago and on Christmas Day,...
<strong>Delta Man Kills Sister’s Husband For Cheating</strong>
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Delta Man Kills Sister’s Husband For Cheating

A Delta man identified as Iduh Hausa, has allegedly shot and killed his brother-in-law over alleged infidelity in Umunede, in the Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State. The incident which took place in Ileje, Umunede, threw the community into mourning. According to a source who spoke to Punch Metro, tension was brewing in the community over the incident. See Also: Ebonyi Artiste Beaten To A Pulp Over APC Campaign Song The source said, “Mr Iduh Hausa shot his brother-in-law to death just because he (suspect) claimed that the man was dating another lady. “He said the brother-in-law was cheating on his sister.” The incident was confirmed by DSP Bright Edafe, the state Public Relations Officer, noting that the suspect was on the run. Edafe said, “Yes, it...
Vulcaniser to be Hung for Stealing N57,000
Crime, Judiciary, Lagos News, News, Nigeria

Vulcaniser to be Hung for Stealing N57,000

A Justice Mojisola Dada Ikeja Special Offence Court on Tuesday condemned a 32-year-old vulcaniser, Chidozie Onyinchiz, to death by hanging for stealing N57,000 from a nurse. Justice Dada ruled that the prosecution had proved the charges of conspiracy, armed robbery, and membership of an unlawful society against the accused. The Justice also held that that the convict’s attempt to wriggle out of the charges was futile. Dada based this on the fact that Onyinchiz had earlier confirmed to the police at Igando, Lagos, that his victim, Veronica Uwayzor, sighted him and they both recognized each other at the time of the offence. Dada said, “The defendant had stated that the complainant pointed at him as one of the boys armed with a pair of scissors and forcefully snatched her bag...
<strong>Raheem: Court To Commence Killer Cop’s Trial Monday</strong>
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Raheem: Court To Commence Killer Cop’s Trial Monday

A Lagos State High Court has scheduled Monday (today) to commence the trial of ASP Drambi Vandi, who allegedly killed a Lagos-based lawyer, Mrs Omobolanle Raheem. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Vandi who was attached to Ajiwe Police Station in Ajah area of Lagos State, allegedly shot and killed Raheem while she was returning from church service with her family on Christmas Day. The lawyer was killed at Ajah, Lagos State. A statement issued by the Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Morosore Onigbanjo, SAN, stated that the trial would be before Justice I.O Harrison at the Tafawa Balewa Square.   He said, “The trial of ASP Vandi who allegedly killed Raheem on December 25, 2022, along Ajah Expressway will commence before Justice I.O. H...
<strong>Bandits Burn Catholic Priest To Death In Niger</strong>
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Bandits Burn Catholic Priest To Death In Niger

Suspected bandits have killed a Catholic Priest of St. Peters and Paul Catholic Church identified as Isaac Achi, in Kafin-Koro, Paikoro Local Government Area, LGA, of Niger State. The priest was torched to death at his residence in the early house of Sunday. The attack was confirmed by the Niger State police command spokesperson, Wasiu Abiodun, noting that the bandits burnt the building after failing to gain access into the priest’s residence. According to Abiodun, another priest was equally shot while trying to escape from the attackers. The statement read, “On 15/01/2023 at about 0300hrs, armed bandits invaded the Parish residence of one Rev. Father Isaac Achi of St. Peters and Paul Catholic Church, along Daza road, Kafin-Koro, Paikoro LGA. “Unfortunately, the bandits...
<strong>Kwara Poly Denies Student Who Scammed US Lady</strong>
Crime, Education, News, Nigeria

Kwara Poly Denies Student Who Scammed US Lady

The management of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, has distanced itself from Awoleye Joshua, a student of the institution suspected to have defrauded a United States of America lady, Volapolonius Moss, after he tricked her to come to Nigeria. Joshua, aged 23, alleged that he was a Higher National Diploma student of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the institution. Reacting, Kwarapoly in a statement issued on Saturday signed by Halimat Garba, the Public Relations Officer for the institution on behalf of the Registrar said, “the Management wishes to disclaim this malicious news about the polytechnic with the fact that Awoleye Joshua Oluwatofunmi is not a student of the institution. “Please, note that the said Awoleye was once a student of the institution, and had gradua...
<strong>How ‘Yahoo Boy’ Lured Me Into Nigeria – US Victim</strong>
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How ‘Yahoo Boy’ Lured Me Into Nigeria – US Victim

Vonapolouis Moss, a United States citizen has narrated to the Kwara State Police Command how she was lured into Nigeria by a 23-year-old suspected internet scammer otherwise known as “yahoo boy”. Moss who lives at 2962, W 64th Court, Merrillville, Indiana 46410, USA stated that she was tricked into the country on January 9, 2023, by the suspect, said to be a yahoo boy who defrauded her of thousands of dollars since her arrival. She added that she met him on TikTok, a social media platform and he claimed to be an American by the name of Howard Adams and is currently working in Nigeria, claiming to need 1,000 USD which she was first ripped off. The state police command while giving an insight into the incident said the suspected fraudster identified as Joshua Awoleye, a Higher ...
<strong>Dokpesi Incident Connected To ‘Rape Allegation’, Report Says</strong>
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Dokpesi Incident Connected To ‘Rape Allegation’, Report Says

The London metropolitan police have opened up on the incident involving the founder of Daar Communications, Raymond Dokpesi. A report by Punch stated that an email from the London Police confirmed a “71-year-old man” was nabbed on an allegation of rape at Heathrow Airport on Sunday. According to the police, the rape allegation took place in August 2019, and the date for further probe into the case has been fixed for early April. However, the correspondence failed to confirm Dokpesi’s identity. The email reads, “On Sunday, 8 January, a 71-year-old man was arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of rape. The arrest relates to an allegation of rape in August 2019. The man has been bailed, pending further enquiries, to a date in early April. Enquiries into the circumstances ...