Son Allegedly Uses Mother For Money Rituals, Smashes Her Head

Taiwo Akinola, 29, was on Sunday arrested for allegedly attempting to murder his mother, Mrs Alice Iyabo Akinola, for a money-making ritual. Taiwo was arrested after his nephew, Faruk, raised an alarm upon seeing his grandmother covered in blood in their home at  No.2 Raji Ajanaku street, Alaja Road, Ayobo, Lagos. According to a press statement made available by the Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, the incident happened on Sunday. The statement revealed that Taiwo, who is believed to be a cultist had wanted to…

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UN Exposes FG Over Dapchi Girls Release

By Akinwale Kasali The United Nations has exposed the Federal Government over the release of the Dapchi girls that were abducted months back. UN disclosed that the FG paid a huge ransom to Boko Haram for the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls in March 2018. The government had denied reports that it paid millions of Euros for the release of the girls, noting that the hostages were released in exchange for detained Boko Haram commanders. But the UN report stated that ransom from abductions, donations from charity groups and…

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NEC Move To Decentralise Police Operations Due To Insecurity

The National Economic Council presided over by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday commenced the process that may eventually lead to the decentralisation of the operations of the Nigerian Police Force as one of the ways to tackle insecurity in the county. The National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the council’s meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The council which is chaired by Osinbajo has all state governors and relevant ministers as members. Monguno said the council would set…

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Osinbajo Wants Immediate Re-Organisation Of SARS

By Akinwale Kasali Following the unpalatable news trending about the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately begin the overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Osinbajo also directed the National Human Rights Commission to set up a panel to probe allegations of rights abuse by the Police unit. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists. Akande said the…

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Female secondary school dropout, 20, kills for N10, 000

By Chibuike Osuji Detectives at Illassamaja Police station, led by Divisional Police Officer, Titilayo Oriyomi, recently arrested a self confessed hit girl of the Eiye Fraternity who kills her victims for N10,000. Eiye is one of the deadly secrete cults prevalent in Nigeria’s institution of higher learning. However, they are alleged to have moved their recruitment to secondary schools. The girl, Miriam Abiola, always dressed in her islamic Hijab, was arrested with two locally made revolver pistols, two live cartridges and nine pieces of 9mm live ammunition.. Earlier, other members…

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How FOU Reduced Smuggling Activities In The South West

By Stephen Ubanna For years rice and vehicle  smugglers in the southwest geo-political region were always smiling to the bank  while the economy suffers. The smuggling situation  may have forced Muhammed Uba Garba,  Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, Ikeja, and his men to go back to the drawing board on how to cage the smugglers by acting on credible intelligence. The effort of Muhammed  and his men  may have worked out  as the Command impounded 127,000, of ”50” bags of  foreign parboiled rice in 2017 alone. The rice…

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Movie Celebrities Storm CP Office in their Quest To End Drug Menace

  By Chibuike Osuji Movie celebrities recently stormed the office of the Lagos state commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimni in their drive  to fight drug addiction among youths in Nigeria. They were there as ambassadors of Nigeria drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Drug free club. Led by Fred Amata, the legendary Movie Icon and President of Directors’ Guild of Nigeria, and the ace comic actor, Sir Victor Osuagwu, besides many others, they told the Commissioner that they were there to congratulate him on the efforts he has been putting in…

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Fulani Herdsmen:Terrorist or ……?

By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari  appears to be  under intense pressure  within and outside the country to declare the Fulani  herdsmen as a terrorist group. This is because   their operational strategies, according to security experts are not quite different from  the Islamic Fundamentalists, Boko Haram, in the north east geo-political region, which was declared a terrorist group  by the then  government of  former President Goodluck Jonathan . The activities of the Fulani  herdsmen  in Communities invaded in different parts of the country, particular, Benue, taraba, Plateau and Zamfara, according…

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Court Jails Three Fraudsters Who Duped Bureau de Change

  By Chibuike Osuji Three people were recently found guilty of conspiracy to defraud and obtaining money with false pretense by the a Lagos based Federal High court presided over by Honorable justice Ibrahim Buba . The Accused, three individuals, Umem Anita, Isa Hassan and  Mfon  Iniunam and two corporate organizations,  Kafisto Oil and Gas Limited and M4 Connections Ltd. There various sentences range from ten years in prison to the refund of one million US dollars. Trouble started in 2014 when Dashad Bureau de Change, a parallel market licensed…

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Customs: Anti-smuggling Officers Desperate To Win Ali’s Ear

By Stephen Ubanna officers and men of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, across the country , particular, the anti-smuggling officers , are working round the clock to win the ear of Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General , NCS, by arresting smugglers on the wanted list of the Service. The action may have been spurred by a recent article by the Source, that Customs officer turn another way to VIP vehicle smugglers for a price. From Lagos, Ogun, Kwara, Oyo, Osun, Cross river, Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kebbi, Kano,…

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