Evans' gang member, army lance corporal arrested

25 June 2017
Evans' gang member, army lance corporal arrested

The last may not have been heard of acclaimed most brilliant kidnap kingpin Chukwudidumeme Onuamadike, aka Evans, following his starling revelation that some members of his strike team were serving...

DSS busts plot to attack Kano, Kaduna, others

24 June 2017
DSS busts plot to attack Kano, Kaduna, others

Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, said it had uncovered a plot by suspected terrorists to attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto and Maiduguri during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. Mr Tony Opuiyo,...

How top South East businessmen shared loot with me - Evans

24 June 2017
How top South East businessmen shared loot with me - Evans

After several denials, suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje George Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has finally admitted some prominent southeast businessmen provided information on victims and shared from the ransoms. It was gathered...

Evans goes on his knees begging victims

24 June 2017
Evans goes on his knees begging victims

Apart from the gripping tales of his exploits which seem unending, some victims appeared at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, where they accosted Evans. Like other scenes in the...

Court remands ex-minister, Jumoke Akinjide, in EFCC custody over N650m fraud

23 June 2017
Court remands ex-minister, Jumoke Akinjide, in EFCC custody over N650m fraud

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan presided over by Justice Joyce Abdul-Malik, on Thursday, ordered that a former Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory ( FCT),...

Customs officer remanded for trafficking marijuana

23 June 2017
Customs officer remanded for trafficking marijuana

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the remand of a Customs Officer, Ugwoke Emmanuel, who was arrested by National Drugs Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for dealing in...

EFCC frees surety as ex-Minister turns self in

21 June 2017
EFCC frees surety as ex-Minister turns self in

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday withdrew the detention order against a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Aliyu Pategi, who stood surety for a former Minister of...

Nigerian in US court pleads guilty to taking part in global email scams

21 June 2017
Nigerian in US court pleads guilty to taking part in global email scams

A Nigerian man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to taking part in email scams attempting to defraud thousands of victims around the world out of millions of dollars, U.S. prosecutors said....

Police arrest Ekiti traditional ruler for impersonation

21 June 2017
Police arrest Ekiti traditional ruler for impersonation

Police in Ekiti on Tuesday arrested and detained Oba Lawrence Bamidele Idowu, Olu-Ifon, Ifon Ekiti in Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti for alleged impersonation. The monarch was allegedly involved...

Again, herdsmen attack Falae's farm, 15 policemen escape death

20 June 2017
Again, herdsmen attack Falae's farm, 15 policemen escape death

No fewer than 15 mobile policemen escaped death by whiskers as Fulani herdsmen opened fire on them in Akure, Ondo state capital. The herdsmen numbering about ten stormed the farm...

12 killed in suicide bombings in Maiduguri - Police

20 June 2017
12 killed in suicide bombings in Maiduguri - Police

Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say 12 people are dead after suicide bombing attacks not far from the city of Maiduguri. Police spokesman Victor Isuku said Monday that the attacks were...

Nigerian hackers steal $3b worldwide - Reports

19 June 2017
Nigerian hackers steal $3b worldwide - Reports

Nigerian hackers and cyber criminals are being accused of masterminding a grand theft of information and money running into billions of dollars, worldwide. According to experts, the Nigerians are able...

Evans leads police to two detention camps in Lagos

19 June 2017
Evans leads police to two detention camps in Lagos

Notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onwuamadike, aka Evans, on Sunday led the police to two of the three camps where he kept his victims on Jakande Estate, Ejigbo, and New Igando,...

23 jailed in Oyo for violating environmental laws

19 June 2017
23 jailed in Oyo for violating environmental laws

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan No fewer than 23 people in Oyo State have each been sentenced to four months imprisonment or a fine option of N10,000 for violating environmental laws in...

Forgive my husband Evans, wife of notorious kidnapper begs

18 June 2017
Forgive my husband Evans, wife of notorious kidnapper begs

Uchennna Onwuamadike, wife of notorious kidnap kingpin, Chikwudubem Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, has appealed to Nigerian authorities to spare the life of her husband. Mrs. Onwuamadike’s appeal came after...

Rep member detained as ex-minister jumps bail

18 June 2017
Rep member detained as ex-minister jumps bail

A Lagos State Magistrate Court in Igbosere has ordered that the lawmaker representing Edu/Moro/Patigi Constituency of Kwara State at the House of Representatives, Aliyu Pategi, be remanded in the custody...

FG goes on appeal against Saraki’s acquittal

18 June 2017
FG goes on appeal against Saraki’s acquittal

Special Assistant to the President on Prosecutions, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, said on Saturday that the Federal Government had finalised its decision to appeal last Wednesday’s ruling of Code of Conduct...

Outrage as #FreeEvans campaign goes viral

18 June 2017
Outrage as #FreeEvans campaign goes viral

An online campaign with the hashtag #FreeEvans, calling for the release of a kidnap mastermind, Chukwudidumeme Onuamadike, aka Evans, which went viral on Saturday, has sparked outrage on the Internet,...

I paid $1.2m to Evans: James Uduji recounts ordeal

18 June 2017
I paid $1.2m to Evans: James Uduji recounts ordeal

James Uduji, Chairman of Cometstar Cable Manufacturing Limited was kidnapped by the Evans gang for for 42 days in 2015. And to get his freedom, he paid the gang $1.2m,...

How we hijacked bullion van, looted N200m – Evans

17 June 2017
How we hijacked bullion van, looted N200m – Evans

As revelations of the criminal activities of the infamous kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onuamadike (aka Evans), continue to come up, the suspect has explained how he and his gang once hijacked...

My miraculous escape from Evans cell - Kidnap victim

17 June 2017
My miraculous escape from Evans cell - Kidnap victim

Chief Donatus (as he preferred to be identified in this heart-rending story for security reasons), is an ardent Christian who believes that God’s will must manifest, no matter the situation....

Chinese cripples Nigerian staff with kung fu kicks

16 June 2017
Chinese cripples Nigerian staff with kung fu kicks

A worker with Bedmate Furniture Company, Magboro, Ogun State, William Ekanem, is in pain after his spinal bone was allegedly damaged by his Chinese boss, identified as Master Wan. It...

Estranged wife of Lesotho prime minister-elect shot dead

16 June 2017
Estranged wife of Lesotho prime minister-elect shot dead

Estranged wife of Lesotho's prime minister-elect has been shot dead, police said Thursday, raising concerns about further political instability in this tiny southern African kingdom. Lipolelo Alice Thabane, 58-year-old wife...

Appeal Court clears Orubebe, nullifies CCT’s false asset declaration ruling

15 June 2017
Appeal Court clears Orubebe, nullifies CCT’s false asset declaration ruling

An Abuja division of the Appeal Court has nullified the October 2016 judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, which found a former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe,...

Mother of Evans the kidnapper, goes into hiding

15 June 2017
Mother of Evans the kidnapper, goes into hiding

Mother of notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, who was recently arrested in Lagos, has reportedly gone into hiding to avoid the crowd that besiege her Umudim, Nnewi home...

2 killed in Lokoja as Dino Melaye escapes death in fresh attack

13 June 2017
2 killed in Lokoja as Dino Melaye escapes death in fresh attack

Reports say that Senator Dino Melaye, (APC Kogi West), narrowly escaped death again on Monday in Lokoja, but two persons were killed, when about 20 gunmen opened fire on him....

Anxiety as Evans names bigwigs in kidnap ring

13 June 2017
Anxiety as Evans names bigwigs in kidnap ring

Barely 48 hours after the arrest of notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onuamadike a.k.a Evans, in his palatial mansion in Lagos, police sources, yesterday, disclosed that the dreaded leader of the...

Evans: Kidnapper who loves US dollars

12 June 2017
Evans: Kidnapper who loves US dollars

A suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike, also known as Evans, arrested by police in Lagos, said on Sunday that he chose to collect ransom in American dollars to be...

Policeman shoots wife, maid, kills self

12 June 2017
Policeman shoots wife, maid, kills self

Nasarawa State Police Command said on Sunday that a police officer, Mr Thomas Agada, in the early hours of Sunday, shot and killed himself at Masaka in Karu Local Government...

Police arrest Nigeria’s ‘most wanted’ kidnap kingpin

11 June 2017
Police arrest Nigeria’s ‘most wanted’ kidnap kingpin

The police in Lagos have arrested a man they described as the most wanted abduction specialist who led a “massive” kidnap syndicate with presence in major parts of the country....

Kidnappers abduct 20 on Abuja-Kaduna road

09 June 2017
Kidnappers abduct 20 on Abuja-Kaduna road

About 20 people were abducted by gunmen along Abuja- Kaduna expressway on Wednesday. Those abducted were on their way to Kaduna when they were forced to stop at about 12.30pm....

Dozens of Boko Haram fighters attack Maiduguri

08 June 2017
Dozens of Boko Haram fighters attack Maiduguri

Residents of a Nigerian town say dozens of fighters for the Boko Haram militant group attacked the outskirts of Maiduguri as Muslims were breaking their Ramadan fast. People reported deafening...

El Rufai orders arrest of Northern youths behind Igbo quit notice

07 June 2017
El Rufai orders arrest of Northern youths behind Igbo quit notice

Governor Nasir El Rufai has directed the Nigeria Police Force to immediately arrest all signatories to the so-called Kaduna declaration, giving a three month ultimatum to the Igbo to leave...

Police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before

06 June 2017
Police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before

British police and security services had previously investigated one of the Islamist militants who carried out Saturday's attack in London, but with resources scarce, he was not deemed enough of...

21 killed as Boko Haram sacks villages near Chibok

04 June 2017
21 killed as Boko Haram sacks villages near Chibok

The Chibok axis in Borno State seems to be back under the radar of the terror sect, Boko Haram. The group has, in the last one week, killed 21 people...

Son abducts father, collects N1m ransom

04 June 2017
Son abducts father, collects N1m ransom

Oyo State Police Command has paraded a 20-year-old Ibrahim Babatunde for the abduction of his father. Babatunde said he was the architect of the crime and that he did it...

Drama as court discharges Taiwo Momoh, textile dealer who attempted suicide

02 June 2017
Drama as court discharges Taiwo Momoh, textile dealer who attempted suicide

There was a mild drama at an Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court on Thursday after a 58-year-old textile dealer, Mrs. Taiwo Momoh, was discharged for offences bordering on attempted suicide. After the...

Ekiti has lowest crime rate in Nigeria – Police DIG

02 June 2017
Ekiti has lowest crime rate in Nigeria – Police DIG

Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, in charge of Southwest Zone, Mr Foluso Adebanjo, has rated Ekiti as having the lowest crime rate in the country. The DIG spoke in...

Passengers subdue man from blowing up plane

01 June 2017
Passengers subdue man from blowing up plane

Heroic Malaysia Airlines passengers tackled a man who tried to storm the cockpit of a plane armed with a “detonator”. Dramatic pictures captured on board flight MH128 show how the...

Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

01 June 2017
Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

A suicide attacker struck the fortified heart of the Afghan capital with a massive truck bomb Wednesday, killing 90 people, wounding 400 and raising new fears about the government's ability...