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Body of six-year-old girl ‘kidnapped by her dad’ is found in bag 3,000ft below sea level

Body of six-year-old girl ‘kidnapped by her dad’ is found in bag 3,000ft below sea level Police have confirmed that the body of a little girl found in a bag 3,000ft below sea off Tenerife, Spain is a missing six-year-old kidnapped by her dad. Olivia Gimeno was identified after an autopsy was carried out on a body…

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Twitter Ban: Malami Has Assured Adeboye, Kumuyi and Others Will Be Prosecuted – Lai Muhammed

Twitter Ban: Malami Has Assured Adeboye, Kumuyi And Others Will Be Prosecuted – Lai Muhammed Lai Mohammed said the decision on whom to prosecute for using Twitter after the ban lies within the prerogative of the attorney-general. Nigeria’s Minister of Information Lai Mohammed says the Attorney General Abubakar Malami would ensure that Nigerians who accessed Twitter, including Pastor…

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Digital Transactions Fraud Rose by 187% Rise in South Africa

Digital Transactions Fraud Rose by 187% Rise in South Africa The rainbow nation is witnessing a very disturbing trend in digital transactions as the authorities search for more effective ways to contain the malaise. This is because as more consumers go online for banking and other financial transactions, new research from TransUnion, an American consumer credit reporting…

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Police Arrest 84 Notorious Criminals, Foil Kidnap Of Catholic Priest In Zaria

Police Arrest 84 Notorious Criminals, Foil Kidnap Of Catholic Priest In Zaria PRESS RELEASE TACKLING SECURITY CHALLENGES: POLICE ARREST 84 NOTORIOUS CRIMINAL SUSPECTS IN SPECIAL OPERATIONS · Foil attempt to kidnap Catholic Bishop in Zaria Following the ongoing implementation of a robust security action plan to protect citizens and critical national infrastructure across the country, operatives of…

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25 year old man who allegedly provides medical services to armed bandits arrested in Katsina

25 year old man who allegedly provides medical services to armed bandits arrested in Katsina Men of the Katsina state police command Nigeria Police Force, NPF in Katsina State have arrested suspected fake health personnel who specialized in treating wounded bandits in Katsina forest. The suspect, simply identified as Musa Shamsudin, an indigene of Kogi state but residing…

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Fantastic Beasts actor, Kevin Guthrie bags 3 years in jail for sexually assaulting a vulnerable actress

Fantastic Beasts actor, Kevin Guthrie bags 3 years in jail for sexually assaulting a vulnerable actress Scottish actor, Kevin Guthrie, who played Abernathy in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, has been sentenced to three years in prison for sexually assaulting a vulnerable actress when she was unwell after a night out.  The Glaswegian actor, 33, was found guilty…

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Sokoto police rescue 12-year-old girl caged and starved for 8 months (photos)

Sokoto police rescue 12-year-old girl caged and starved for 8 months (photos) The police in Sokoto state have rescued a 12-year-old girl, Joy Emmanuel, caged for eight months by her guardians identified as Bassey and Esther Emmanuel at their home in the Sokoto Cinema area in Sokoto North Local Government Area. According to reports, Joy was locked up and…

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Suspected kidnapper takes security agents to location where he buries the weapons he and his gang members use for their operations (video)

Suspected kidnapper takes security agents to location where he buries the weapons he and his gang members use for their operations (video) A video of a suspected kidnapper removing some weapons he buried on the ground has been shared online. The suspected kidnapper was recently apprehended by security agents. After being interrogated, he took them to the bush…

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Two Bida Poly students arrested for alleged burglary and theft on campus

Two Bida Poly students arrested for alleged burglary and theft on campus The Security Unit of The Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger state has arrested two students and one other for alleged burglary and theft.   Parading the suspects at the Administrative Block of the school on Tuesday, May 4, the Chief Security Officer, Alhaji Hussaini Mohammed, said that they…

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Murdered boxer’s brother kills innocent man at memorial over false social media rumor

Murdered boxer’s brother kills innocent man at memorial over false social media rumor A 20-year-old was shot dead at the memorial for a slain Olympic boxer. Boxer, Camran Kashawn Collier, 19, was found dead on April 22 in the driver’s seat of a 2013 Honda Accord parked on Westlake Drive. The Marine and Junior Olympics competitor had been…

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Nigerian Man Arrested For Defrauding Senior Police Officer In India

Nigerian Man Arrested For Defrauding Senior Police Officer In India Nigerian Man, Tochukwu Arrested For Defrauding Senior Police Officer In India Local media report that the police have recovered five mobile phones used in the crime, six ATM cards issued in the name of different persons and five chequebooks from his possession. The Delhi Police of India…

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Mary Daniel: Lagos Detects Lies In Amputee Hawker’s Claims, Seizes N25m Donation

Mary Daniel: Lagos Detects Lies In Amputee Hawker’s Claims, Seizes N25m Donation Claims by Mary Daniel, the Oshodi amputee hawker that she lost a leg in an accident that killed all passengers, including her parents when she was a teenager, have been discovered as false, The Nation learnt on Wednesday evening. Daniel became a sensation weeks ago after…

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“Human life has become very cheap in this country” – Man who was abducted in Lagos shares his near-death experience

“Human life has become very cheap in this country” – Man who was abducted in Lagos shares his near-death experience A Nigerian man, Phidel James, has narrated how he was abducted by six gunmen in the Costain area of Lagos.  Taking to Facebook on Sunday, April 25, James shared his ordeal in the hands of the kidnappers,…

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Police arrest three notorious Fulani armed robbers terrorizing travellers in Oyo

Police arrest three notorious Fulani armed robbers terrorizing travellers in Oyo The Oyo State Police Command has arrested three notorious armed robbers alleged to be terrorizing travellers and motorists along Oolo expressway, Ikoyi-Ile. Spokesperson of the command, Adewale Osifeso, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, April 26, in Ibadan, said the suspects, Mohammed Ishaku, Abubakar Isah and…

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Woman ambushed and shot dead her ex-girlfriend on NYC street

Woman ambushed and shot dead her ex-girlfriend on NYC street A woman was seen in a chilling video killing her ex-girlfriend on a Brooklyn, New York street. Nichelle Thomas, 52, was shot in the head just before 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, outside a bodega at Fourth Avenue and St. Marks Place in Park Slope. The shooting was captured…

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Court sentences ABU staff and her daughter to prison for faking kidnap

Court sentences ABU staff and her daughter to prison for faking kidnap Ebong Joy Akpan, a staff of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria and her daughter have been handed six-month and seven years jail sentences respectively, for faking a kidnap. The ABU staff who conspired with her daughter to fake her kidnap, had reportedly turned around to…

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“I drowned them, I did it as softly as I could”- Mom admits to killing her three young children in chilling jail interview

“I drowned them, I did it as softly as I could”- Mom admits to killing her three young children in chilling jail interview A California mom suspected of murdering her three young children before going on a carjacking spree, has confessed to drowning them “as softly as she could” in a chilling jailhouse interview. Liliana Carrillo, 30,…

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Hotel owner accused of murder after young couple are found dead naked in the shower

Hotel owner accused of murder after young couple are found dead naked in the shower A hotel owner has been accused of murder after a young couple were found dead in a shower from carbon monoxide poisoning. Jean Vosloo, 25, and Mari Hoon, 28, were found dead by a pal at the Kliphuis Guesthouse in the Eastern…

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AK47 and army uniform recovered from leader of bandit group killed in Zamfara

The leader of a bandit group in Zamfara state has been killed by officers attached to operation Puff Adder II, with an AK47, a military uniform, and a motorcycle recovered from him.  A statement by Mohammed Shehu, the spokesman of the state police command, said police operatives were on a routine patrol on Sunday, April 4 when they intercepted…

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Update: Former footballer, Jhon Viafara handed 11-year prison sentence for cocaine smuggling

Former footballer, Jhon Viafara, who played in the Premier League for Southampton and Portsmouth, has been handed an 11-year jail sentence after being found guilty of trafficking cocaine into the United States from his native Colombia. The 42-year-old was sentenced by a federal court in Texas on Wednesday, April 1, according to US prosecutors.  Viafara, from Robles,…

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Missing Jet: NAF Dismisses Boko Haram Video As False

Missing Jet: NAF Dismisses Boko Haram Video As False By Okodili Ndidi, The Nigerian Air Force has dismissed claims by terror group Boko Haram that it gunned down the missing Alpha jet, which disappeared from radar on Wednesday, March 31. Boko Haram claimed responsibility for downing the aircraft in a viral video. But the Director Public Relations…

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Woman and her four accomplices arrested for brutal murder of her 19-year-old stepson in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a woman, Christiana Wilson from Eket local government area, who allegedly conspired with four others to murder her 19-year-old stepson identified as Edidiong Wilson. The Commissioner of Police, Andrew Amiengheme, who paraded the suspects before newsmen at the Police Headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, Uyo, on Friday, March 26, said…

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Nigerian man standing trial in court feigns to have a spinal cord injury but a camera planted in his room shows he is very fit (video)

A Nigerian man standing trial in court feigned to have a spinal cord injury as he came to the court holding clutches with bandages on his neck and other parts of his body. He walked slowly, receiving help from some of his supporters who assisted him to walk. However, a hidden camera planted in his room showed…

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Update: Atlanta Spa shooter, Robert Aaron Long formally charged with 8 counts of murder

Robert Aaron Long, the white man accused of fatally shooting eight people in several Atlanta-area spas has been officially charged with eight counts of murder.According to NBC News, the 21-year-old is also facing an aggravated assault charge over the shooting spree which began on Tuesday, March 16. Long was arrested in southwest Georgia, around 150 miles south…

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Cross River State security outfit, Operation Akpakwu uncovers illegal gun manufacturing factory for criminals

The Cross River State Government security outfit, Operation Akpakwu has uncovered an arms manufacturing factory on the outskirts of Calabar. The arms factory was discovered at Uyanga, Akamkpa local government area of the state, about 58.5KM away from Calabar, the state capital. Pistols and other locally-made guns, known as ‘Akwa made’ were found at the factory. Investigations…

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Man charged to court for stabbing his friend to death over iPhone in Adamawa

The deceased A 27-year old man, Festus Stephen, was charged to court on Thursday, for allegedly killing his friend, Abbas Mohammed Gudus, after a dispute over an iPhone in Adamawa State. Stephen, a staff member of Adamawa State Ministry of Health, attached to Health Services Management Board in Mubi, is currently standing trial before Justice Helen Hammajoda…

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Police arrest suspected female kidnapper who allegedly attempted to abduct three school children in Ekiti

Operatives of the Ekiti State Police Command have arrested a suspected female kidnapper, Mrs Kazeem Tawa, who allegedly attempted to abduct three school children in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.  Spokesperson of the command, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident on Friday, said the suspect woman attempted to kidnap the children by asking with them to help carry her…

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Police uncover another female dominated child trafficking syndicate in Anambra (photos)

The police in Anambra state has uncovered yet another child trafficking syndicate in the state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, says on Tuesday, January 26 at about 7:am, police operatives attached to the SIB and Area Command, Oraifite and coordinated by the Area Commander, ACP Afolabi Wilfred, raided the house of one…

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See How Police Arrest Female Leader Of Notorious Kidnap Gang, 3 Others In Kano (Photos)

Police have arrested 4 member syndicate of suspected kidnappers in Kano after rescuing the victim unhurt, Igbere TV reports. The suspected kidnappers’ group led by a woman, Maryam Mohammed, alias Hajiya aged 23, operated before their arrest in Zamfara and Kano, according to a statement issued by Kano Command Spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna on Wednesday. Others members…

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Cemetery guards arrested for allegedly being in possession of human heads in Ondo

Two cemetery security guards in Ondo State have been arrested for allegedly being in possession of human heads in the state. The incident occurred at the Surulere area of Ondo town on Sunday, Jan 17. The guards work with a cemetery owned by a religious body in the town. One of the guards, identified only as Alhaji,…

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Sacked Driver Connives With Gang To Kidnap Boss’ Wife – Picture

A driver, Tigidam Bright, has been arrested for his complicity in the kidnapping of his boss’ wife, Mrs Gift Topba, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He was apprehended alongside two suspected kidnappers – Isaac Michael, Leera Barisua – by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team. City Round learnt that some gunmen kidnapped Gift, the…

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