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Traffic robbers on the rampage in Lagos

Police arrest 13 in fresh operations There is palpable fear by road users in Lagos over the upsurge in the operation of traffic robbers who have taken advantage of gridlock caused by road construction workers and tanker drivers along major routes. Chief among the roads where the hoodlums operate are …

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What will happen to you if you sell your NIN – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has warned Nigerians against selling their National Identity Numbers (NINs). It issued the warning in a statement on Thursday by the EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren. The anti-graft agency also asked Nigerians to report anyone seeking to buy their …

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BREAKING: Governor Dapo Abiodun Suspends Commissioner Over Alleged Sexual Harassment

Ogun State Government says it has suspended the Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, from office for alleged sexual harassment of an underaged girl. The government said the suspension will last pending the conclusion of an independent investigation into the allegation. The Commissioner was alleged of sexual harassment by a 16-year-old …

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Saudi Arabia bans under 18 marriage

The Saudi Ministry of Justice on Tuesday announced the prohibition of the marriage of persons under 18 years. It has also set 18 years as the minimum age for marriage, the Saudi Gazette is reporting. The Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Sheikh Walid Al-Samaani, issued …

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How I disarmed, caught my abductors, NNPC staff recounts

A staff of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Barrister Tamuno Igbikiberebima, has narrated how he dispossessed two criminals who attempted to kidnap him and handed them over to the police. Igbikiberebima, who spoke in Port Harcourt, after the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Joseph Mukan, paraded the two …

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Land grabbers are selling OAU land, says VC

•Ife community: we didn’t encroach on the land Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State yesterday cried out that land grabbers are selling its land. It urged the police and other security agencies to intervene. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, made this known at a news conference in the …

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Five Indians Jailed For Oil Theft In Lagos

The Lagos Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of five illegal oil thieves to one year imprisonment each before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos The convicts, who are all Indian nationals, are: Visal Guleria, …

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