Category: Crime

Woman jailed 28 years for stealing two pupils

  Nationnewslead reports that High Court in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, has sentenced a mother of three, Mary Okon Effiong to 28 years in prison for stealing...

Pickpocket confesses to stealing over 240 phones from Lagos commuters

  Nationnewslead reports that The Rapid Response Squad has arrested a pickpocket who disclosed that he has stolen over 240 mobile phones from Lagos commuters. The...

Killer of Jumia agent to die by firing squad

  Nationnewslead reports that Justice Chigozie Igwe of the Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced the killer of Jumia delivery agent...

Man remanded for killing brother with pestle

  Nationnewslead reports that An Akure Chief Magistrate Court has remanded one Alesanmi Iwanefun at the Nigeria Correctional Centre in Ondo State for allegedly...

Landlady’s daughter beats tenant to death over electricity bill

  Nationnewslead reports that An argument over electricity bills which ensued between a landlady’s daughter, Ms Tina Essi, and her tenant, has allegedly led to...

EFCC arrests 39 suspects in Osun, Ogun

  Nationnewslead reports that The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday, arrested 39 internet fraud suspects, also known as...

Man allegedly rapes 90-year-old woman

  Nationnewslead reports that The Police Command in Yobe on Tuesday said it had arrested one Mohammed Faruk for allegedly raping a 90-year-old woman (name withheld)...

Man, 68, contests alleged defilement of sister’s seven-year-old daughter

  Nationnewslead reports that A 68-year-old man, Linus Onuzulike, has been arrested for defiling a seven-year-old girl in Abagana, Njikoka Local Government of...

Lagos butcher arrested for defiling two stepdaughters

  Nationnewslead reports that A butcher in the Ilasamaja area of Lagos State, Tunji Adeniran, has been arrested for alleged defilement of his two stepdaughters, Ope...

BIZARRE: Envy led my wife to kill her step-son — Husband

  Nationnewslead reports that Abdulwasiu Musa, the husband of a woman who poisoned her 3-year-old son has told Vanguard how envy led to his wife’s action....

Three sentenced to 38-year imprisonment for firearms possession in Ekiti

  Nationnewslead reports that An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday sentenced three persons to 38 years imprisonment each for illegal...

Court sentences ‘yahoo boy’ to 1 year imprisonment for defrauding trader N300,000

  Nationnewslead reports that A Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday, sentenced Francis Emmanuel, an internet fraudster to one year imprisonment for defrauding a...

Katsina court orders remand of 30-year-old for raping, impregnating teenager

  Nationnewslead reports that A 30-year-old man, Rabiu Sani, has been remanded in a Katsina custodial centre over allegations of raping and impregnating his...

EFCC arraigns corps member, other for posing as female lovers

  Nationnewslead reports that The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned a member of the National Youth Service Corps, Sam Abiola, and one...

EFCC arrests Gusau varsity VC for N260m contract scam

  Nationnewslead reports that The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Gusau, Prof Magaji Garba, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes...

Lagos police arrest suspected female armed robber, 14 others

  Nationnewslead reports that The Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested 15 suspected armed robbers in the state. Out of the 15 who...

Court rejects bail for father who allegedly raped daughter in Osun

  Nationnewslead reports that A 44-year-old father, Kazeem Olapade, was on Friday remanded at Ilesa correctional facility by an Osun State Magistrates’ Court...

Father remanded for raping teenage daughter in Osun

  Nationnewslead reports that For allegedly raping his 14-year-old daughter, one Kazeem Olapade, aged 44, was on Friday  remanded in Ilesa Custodial Centre by an...

EFCC arrests 2 brothers, 6 others in Osogbo

  Nationnewslead reports that The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested eight men suspected to be internet fraudsters in...

Police arrest two over fake bank alerts

  Nationnewslead reports that The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested two men in Uyo for using fake bank alerts to make purchases and operate a POS in the...

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