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Fake visa agent defrauds Facebook friend of N900,000


The police have arrested a fake visa agent, Oladele Oyadokun, for allegedly defrauding his Facebook friend of N900,000. PUNCH Metro learnt that Oyadokun allegedly collected N600,000 from one Adenike Eniola to boost his business. It was gathered that Eniola and Oyadokun met on Facebook and became friends when he (Oyadokun) ...

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Two Nigerians arrested with drugs concealed in stockfish


The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has arrested two Nigerians for attempting to traffic narcotics through the General Post Office in Accra. The suspects, Theophilus Biney, alias Godwin Orji, a. k. a ‘Goody’, 37 years; and Jeff Nnaana-K, 36 years, both resident in Ghana, were picked up by officials of NACOB ...

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Dino Melaye escapes assassination attempt in Kogi


Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west district at the National Assembly Thursday allegedly escaped another assassination attempt on his life as unknown gunmen allegedly open fire on his car. The Senator, who arrived Kogi State on yesterday, was in his constituency to commission over 143 projects scattered across the seven ...

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Eight abductors of Chibok girls, arrested


The Borno state police command on Wednesday paraded eight suspected Boko Haram members and their accomplices it said were responsible for the kidnap of Chibok schoolgirls four years ago. The eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists who are among 22 persons paraded, were said to have been arrested by operatives of ...

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Man set ablaze for stealing motorcycle in Akwa Ibom


A mob on Tuesday, set ablaze a man at Urua Ekpa Junction, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State Nigeria, for allegedly stealing a motorcycle. According to reports, the angry mob pursued the suspect after he made away with the bike, which was packed in front of a fuel station, few kilometers from ...

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Plateau killings: Military taskforce arrests 7 more suspects


The military taskforce code named “Operation Safe Haven” (OPSH) saddled with the responsibility of maintaining peace in Plateau State, on Tuesday said it has arrested seven additional suspects in connection with the June 23rd, 2018, attacks in eleven villages of the State. The attack had claimed over 200 lives and ...

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A notorious armed robber was killed in a recent shootout with the police and vigilante group along Wamba Road in Akwanga, Nassarawa State on Sunday. According to reports, the armed robber had been terrorizing residents of the area before a manhunt was launched for him and his gang members. On ...

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Killer of ex-Ondo Deputy Governor’s daughter arraigned


An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded 27- year-old Seidu-Shakiru Adeyemi in Olokuta prison for allegedly killing his 25-year-old girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo. DAILY POST had reported that Oluboyo, a 25 year-old final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, was found dead at the home of her boyfriend ...

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Nigerian man killed in South Africa


Another Nigerian man has been killed in South Africa. The Nigeria Consulate-General in South Africa said the deceased identified as Ozumba Tochukwu-Lawrence, was shot dead at 10 Koppe, Middleburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa, on July 6th. His attackers were said to have trailed him, shot him six times and left him ...

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Ex-Ondo deputy governor’s daughter found dead

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Adenike Oluboyo, daughter of the immediate past deputy governor of Ondo State, Lasisi Oluboyo, was on Sunday found dead at her boyfriend’s house in Akure. Ms Oluboyo, who was a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, was found dead in her boyfriend’s house, Adeyemi Alao, popularly known ...

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