Saturday, June 10, 2023


Rwandan genocide suspect faces 54 fraud, immigration charges in S/Africa

South African prosecutors on Friday significantly increased the number of charges brought against Rwandan ex-police officer Fulgence Kayishema, who is wanted internationally for suspected participation in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide. According to a prosecutor, Kayishema, who was on the run for...

NDLEA intercepts explosives going to bandits’ camp in Niger

By Ezekiel Obi (ABUJA) As the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, intensifies operations at drug joints and routes nationwide ahead of May 29 inauguration of new administrations across the country, its operatives have intercepted a consignment of 32 pieces...

Police nab 5 Yoruba Nation agitators over illegal broadcast, hijack of Federal FM station

The Police Command in Oyo State has arrested 5 Yoruba Nation agitators who allegedly forcefully hijacked Amuludun FM radio station in Ibadan with the intent to declare liberation from the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Nigerian Police in hot pursuit of armed robbers who fled with $11m

The Police in Ogun State, South-West Nigeria, are hotly pursuing the armed robbers that escaped with $11 million in the capital city of Abeokuta at the weekend. The Police have already declared the four-man gang wanted. It was gathered that the...

Rwanda genocide suspect appears in South African court

One of the Rwanda genocide’s most wanted remaining suspects, accused of ordering the death of 2,000 people hiding in a church, denied on Friday any involvement though said he was “sorry” for the 1994 killings. On the run for two...

Judge frees hungry man charged with stealing  sweet potatoes

A Grade I Area Court sitting in Kabusa, Abuja, on Thursday freed a 26-year-old man, Sulaityo John charged with stealing five tubers of sweet potatoes inside a church. John, who resides in Durumi l, Abuja, is charged with theft. He had...

NDLEA destroys 23,721.7948kg of illicit drugs in Enugu

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday destroyed 23,721.7948 kilogrammes of illicit drugs it seized between 2008 and 2022 in Enugu State. Setting the drugs ablaze, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, NDLEA, Retired Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Marwa, gave the breakdown as follow: Cocaine...

How bishop allegedly raped woman while praying

A 25-year woman (name withheld) on Wednesday told an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court  how a bishop, Oluwafeyiropo Daniels, allegedly raped her while praying. The alleged rape occurred at the cleric’s  residence at Lekki, Lagos State. The News Agency...

Ogun student, who lost school fees to gambling, commits suicide

A student of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro (FPI), situated in Yewa South local government area of Ogun, Samuel Adegoke, has reportedly committed suicide after losing his school fees and that of his friend to gambling. It was gathered that Adegoke,...

Police in Benue arraign mother for allegedly killing her child with herbicide

Police in Benue arraigned a 21-year-old mother, Nguse Nyita before a Makurdi Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for allegedly feeding her one-year-old child with herbicide causing her death. Police prosecutor, Insp Samuel Itodo told the court that Nguse of Agam Community...