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Most times we see Boko Haram terrorists stealing almost 500 cows – 20-year-old Maiduguri hunter reveals activities of insurgents

A young man (20 years) in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, whose name was left unmentioned, has revealed how Boko Haram terrorists, armed with high-profile ammunition, steal cattle from villagers in nearby towns, making away with 500 - 1,000 cows in their operations. An unnamed 20-year-old man in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, as reported by an Instagram subscriber who goes by the name bistofborno, has revealed that he and some other natives in his town observe the activities of Boko Haram members. The young hunter, giving…

Just in: Nigerian Army officer deployed to fight Boko Haram terrorists shoots self to death

A captain whose name was not disclosed has killed himself in Borno state - He was attached to troops operating in Mafa local government area of Borno state - The unnamed captain had also threatened to shoot a store keeper before killing himself A Nigerian Army captain has intentionally shot himself to death at the 7 Division Medical Centre in Maiduguri on June 18 after he was referred to the facility for medical examination and treatments. The unnamed officer attached to troops operating in Mafa local government area of…

Breaking: US deports 34 Nigerians over fraud allegations, impersonation, other offences

Not fewer than 34 Nigerians have been reportedly deported from the United States of America (USA). The deportees allegedly arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Wednesday, June 20. The deportees which comprise of 32 males and two females were sent back home on various offences bothering on homicide, fraud, carrying prohibited items, impersonation, among other offences, Daily Trust reports. CRESTNEWSNG.com gathered that they arrived aboard a chartered Omni Air International B767 aircraft which…

LPPC Strips Corrupt, Imprisoned Lawyer Nwobike Of SAN Rank

The statement read: “This is to notify the general public that the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee at its 132nd plenary session which was held today, the 21st day of June 2018; has suspended Joseph Nwobike Esq. from the use of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (and all other privileges attached to the rank) in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 25(2) of the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee Guidelines."

Identity of police man alleged to have 2billion in his account revealed

The policeman  who was accused on social media of having billions of naira in his bank accounts and also living large has been unmasked by the Lagos State Police command. He is Inspector  Christopher Marcel Nnabugwu, attached to the Divisional Crime  branch at   Ogudu Police Division in Lagos. Inspector  Christopher Marcel Nnabugwu A masked lady in the video that went viral, who gave the name of the policeman as  Sergeant  Marcel Nnabugwu, serving at the Mobile Squad 18, Owerri, Imo state called on the Inspector General of…

Tragedy as 22-year-old man beats mother to death for opposing love affair with her sister in Abia

A 22-year-old man, Agaezichi Ogbonna, has allegedly killed his mother over a love affair with the mother’s sister at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa council area of Abia state. According to Vanguard, family sources stated that Agaezichi was having a love affair with his mother’s sister. However, his mother, Blessing, warned against the relationship, describing it as a taboo in Igboland. The deceased reportedly met the lovebirds at home and warned them to desist from the love affairs, but Agaezichi allegedly pounced on his…

Boko Haram attacked Borno with 11 gun trucks, Police confirms

The Borno police command has confirmed the Tuesday, June 19, early morning attack on Gajiram, the headquarters of Nganzai local government area of the state by suspected members of Boko Haram. The attack comes barely three days after bombers attacked Damboa council area with Rocket Propelled Launchers and Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs which had claimed over 40 lives with 75 injured. In a press statement signed by the police public relations officer, DSP Edet Okon, the command said: “Today at about 1740hrs, heavily armed…

LIST: Dariye, Ibori and 4 other former Nigerian governors convicted for corruption offences

The cases of corruption against six former governors have since been concluded - The former state chief executives were convicted for corruption offences - One of them was convicted and served his jail time in the United Kingdom A report by TransparencIT Nigeria has listed six cases of corruption against six former governors that has been concluded. The former state chief executives were convicted for corruption offences in various Nigerian courts while one of them was convicted and served his jail time in the United…

Enugu police command accuses a gang of being behind the killings of some people in parts of the state - The command’s spokesperson, Ebere Amaraizu, says there are ongoing efforts to apprehend the suspects - Nigerians react as SARS officer boasts he can kill and go unpunished Members of a deadly criminal gang accused of terrorizing some parts of Enugu state have been declared wanted by the state police command. Premium Times reports that the command’s spokesperson, Ebere Amaraizu, in a statement said members of the gang have…

I killed my boss because he did not pay my salary but rented N300,000 apartment for his girlfriend

A house who reportedly killed his naval officer boss has reportedly confessed to the crime - Jaja, a native of the Opobo-Nkoro local government area, Rivers state said he killed his boss because he did not pay his salary but rented N300,000 apartment for his girlfriend - He also confessed to killing Lorraine Onye, girlfriend to his boss Raphael Jaja, the houseboy of a naval officer who allegedly killed his boss, Lieutenant Abubakar Yusuf and his girlfriend, Lorraine Onye, has confessed to to the crime. Jaja, a native of…

Leslie Grantham was investigated over ‘evidence of sexual abuse’, ex-cop claims

Eastenders actor Leslie Grantham was investigated over “compelling evidence” that he sexually abused a school girl, a former police officer has claimed. Grantham, who played hardman “Dirty” Den Watts, was probed by officers investigating Jimmy Savile after the youngster came forward in the wake of the scandal, it is claimed. Former police officer Mark Williams Thomas said he investigated Grantham, who died yesterday aged 71, and passed the information on to Scotland Yard’s Operation Yewtree in 2012. He said the actor,…

.K. Government Backs Bill to Make ‘Upskirting’ a Crime

Gina Martin, right, with her lawyer Ryan Whelan. Ms. Martin started an online petition to make “upskirting” — the practice of taking unauthorized photos under a woman’s skirt — a criminal offense. LONDON — Gina Martin was at a concert in London last year, waiting excitedly for her favorite band to come on stage, when a man standing nearby with whom she had chatted briefly suddenly rubbed himself against her and placed his phone between her legs. She quickly realized that he had taken a picture of her crotch. As disturbing…

Offa robbery: Police move suspects back to southwest as gang leaders reveal hideouts in 5 states

Gang leaders of Offa robbery have been moved back to southwest from Abuja by the police - The move, according to the police, will enable them in the investigations for the recovery of firearms used in the robbery - The gang leaders have also reportedly disclosed their hideouts in five states in the southwest to the police The Nigeria Police Force has moved the key suspects of the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery from the police headquarters in Abuja back to the southwest to enable the recovery of firearms used in the deadly…

Breaking: Armed criminals attack Nigerian prison, many prisoners escape, 2 killed

Minna prison has been attacked by criminals on Sunday, June 3 and many prisoners have escaped - Two people have lost their lives in the process while 7 escaped prisoners have been rearrested - However, numbers of escaped prisoners have not been ascertained The Nigerian Prison Service has on Monday, June 4, confirmed a jailbreak at the Minna prison. The incident was said to have occurred on the night of Sunday, June 3. This was disclosed in a statement by DSP Rabiu M Shuaibu, PRO of the Nigerian Prison Service, Niger command.…

Why Melania Trump’s vanishing act matters

She hasn't been seen with President Donald Trump at a public event since May 10, four days before she underwent a procedure for a kidney problem. She won't be at her husband's side for the G-7 economic meeting in Quebec City later this week, and she's not going to Singapore for his historic nuclear disarmament summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The first lady is expected to join the president at an event for Gold Star military families at the White House on Monday — but it's closed to the press. All of this has…