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Man plots fiancée’s murder over N14m, promises killer-herbalist N5m

Written by on 17 June 2021

The police on Wednesday paraded 36 suspects, including a female, in connection with various crimes in different locations in the country. The suspects were arrested for allegedly committing crimes ranging from armed robbery, homicide and kidnapping to rape, car theft and unlawful possession of arms among others. Among those paraded was Christopher Akpan, 54, the […]

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CEO absconds as forex firm allegedly defrauds 52 investors of N122m

Written by on 16 June 2021

Victims of an alleged scam perpetrated by a Lagos-based forex training and capital investment company, MBA Capital and Trading Limited, are worried over their unpaid dividend and capital, and the disappearance of the Chief Executive Officer, Maxwell Odum. The victims, numbering 52, said the total amount they were defrauded of was N122,510,000, adding that the […]

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11 killed in Benue communal clash, herders burn down houses

Written by on 15 June 2021

No fewer than 11 people were reportedly killed in separate attacks in the Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday. According to locals, nine people were killed in a communal clash between Ailla and Adagbo communities, while two were killed by Fulani herdsmen in an attack on Odugbeho community. Newsmen gathered that Ailla […]

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936 students abducted from Nigerian schools in six months

Written by on 14 June 2021

At least 936 students of secondary and tertiary institutions were abducted by suspected bandits and Boko Haram members across the country between December 2020 and June 5, 2021. Findings by our correspondents showed that abductions were carried out across the country. During the period under review, abductions were recorded in Ohordua, Edo State; Effurun, Delta […]

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Gunmen attack Plateau communities, kill 14

Written by on 14 June 2021

Fourteen people have been confirmed dead in two separate attacks by gunmen in Plateau State. It was learnt that while twelve people were killed in Sabon Layi Village, Kuru community, Jos South Local Government Area, two other persons were killed in Zogu Village, Miango community in Bassa Local Government Area of the state. Villagers said […]

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Abucted UNIJOS lecturer regains freedom

Written by on 11 June 2021

A senior lecturer with the University of Jos, Dr Dan Ella, who was kidnapped by gunmen has regained his freedom. It was learnt that Ella was picked up on Thursday night along Jos-Bauchi Road after his abductors released him. The University don with the Department of Theatre Arts in the institution was abducted in the […]

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