Crime Diary

Father of suspected Yahoo boy who died after money rituals asks police to arrest fleeing cleric
2022/05/28 22:27:20

Several weeks after a suspected Yahoo boy died after undergoing money rituals, his bereaved father is asking the police to apprehend the Islamic cleric that performed the rituals on him....

money rituals

I was paid N1,500 to supply human fingers, says teenager
2022/05/28 05:11:43

Sixteen-year-old scavenger, Lawali Abubakar, has said that he was promised N5,000 and given a part payment of N1,500 to exhume a corpse from a cemetery in Chachanga, Niger State and...

human fingers

Hoodlums attack customs patrol team, injure officer, snatch rifle
2022/05/28 05:08:45

Hoodlums suspected to be smugglers have attacked a customs patrol team injuring an officer and snatching a rifle reports KUNLE AKINRINADE. OPERATIVES of FOU Zone A, Ikeja, got more than...

Hoodlums

Businessesman kills ‘best friend’ in Niger, absconds with car, N3.5m
2022/04/16 01:47:05

THERE was outrage in Tudun Fulani, Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State on Tuesday with the discovery of the lifeless body of a 28-years-old businessman, Hassan Shehu, in the...

Niger killing

Family agonises over N10m ransom as bandits abduct newly-married ABU student
2022/03/19 01:26:31

Family members of a 28-year-old student of Ahmadu Bello University kidnapped by bandits on Kaduna-Abuja highway are in a dilemma as her kidnappers insist on taking N10 million as ransom,...

ABU Student

Our battles with global warming, by herders
2022/02/19 04:43:54

Livestock farming, one of the oldest businesses in human history, is at the risk of extinction in the country as global warming gets worse. It has been a harrowing experience...

herders

Intrigues, suspicion as fire outbreak consumes 50 corpses in Anambra mortuary
2022/01/29 00:40:03

BARELY three years after more than 50 corpses were burnt to ashes at the Enugwu-Ukwu General Hospital Mortuary in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, another mysterious fire reportedly...

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Disquiet in Ondo over assassination of Owo high chief
2022/01/01 04:38:39

Operatives of the Ondo State Police Command are battling to unravel the biggest murder case in Owo kingdom: the brutal killing of one of its high chiefs, Ilori Tunde, the...

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‘How bandits killed our husbands, made us widows’
2021/11/27 20:11:44

The bandit attacks in several communities across Niger State, especially Shiroro Local Government Area which seems to be the worst hit, has left a lot of people bereaved of their...

Niger IDP camp

Fresh facts in mystery death of OAU MBA student at Ile-Ife hotel
2021/11/20 20:42:20

Blood stains found on victim’s body He died naturally, says hotel owner’s lawyer Victim’s family’s lawyer: Police must conduct professional investigation Adedoyin: My hands are clean As emotions  keep rising...

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