Category: Crime

68-year-old man allegedly defiles minor in Osun

    A 68-year-old man, Ayodele Faremi, has been remanded in prison for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl in Osogbo, capital of Osun State. Faremi was...

Undergraduate kills both parents, leaves decomposing corpse in room

      An unnamed man, said to be an undergraduate of a university within Anambra State has allegedly killed his father and mother. The incident happened...

Nigerian prophet jailed for defrauding church member

        An Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos has sentenced a Lagos-based prophet, Cletus Ilongwo, to seven years imprisonment for defrauding his...

Kidnappers return to Ogbomoso, abduct Togolese, injure youths

      After about two months break without any report of abduction in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, kidnappers have returned to the area, Nationnewslead gathered....

RCCG pastor bags two years imprisonment for issuance of cheque

                    Lagos State Special Offences Court, Ikeja has sentenced an assistant Pastor of the Redeem Christian...

Fraudsters hack bank, transfer N523m to 225 accounts

                Suspected fraudsters, during a three-day cyber-attack, have hacked a customer’s account domiciled in an old...

Three remanded for allegedly drugging, raping 18-year-old girl

            Magistrate Adam Mohammed of an Ilorin Magistrate Court, has ordered the remand of three suspects accused of drugging and raping...

NURTW distances self from two persons having sex publicly in motorpark

          The Zamfara State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has distanced itself from the man and woman caught...

Court refuses Baba Ijesha‘s bail application pending appeal

            An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday refused the bail application pending appeal filed by the convicted Nollywoord...

Pastor nabbed for threatening to kill, kidnap victim after demanding N1m

        A pastor in Adamawa State has been arrested for threatening to kidnap someone if the person does not give him N1 million. Pastor Joel Saul,...

JUST IN: Kidnap kingpin Evans, one other jailed 21 years

              An Ikeja Special Offences Court has sentenced kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans to 21 years...

Number of people I killed uncountable – Osun suspect

                A bricklayer, Adamo Aliyu, recently arrested alongside four others for robbery and murder said he has lost count...

Boko Haram ‘chief executioner’, family surrender

            A Boko Haram leader described as the sect’s chief executioner, Bashir Bulabuduwaye, has surrendered to Nigerian troops at...

Court clears duo of alleged N1.8bn fraud charge

            An Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted two businessmen, Ogbor Eliot and Kelvin Chris, of a...

Osun: ‘We killed filling station manager to cover N2.1m fraud’ – Suspects confess

          The Osun State Police Command has arrested five suspects for alleged conspiracy, armed robbery, murder and membership of an unlawful...

ICPC uncovers N49.9bn ‘ghost’ workers’ salaries

                  The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and other related offences on Thursday opened up that the...

Police arrest man who uses charms to defraud POS operators

        Police in Anambra State have arrested a man who allegedly uses charms to defraud POS operators in Awka. Nationnewslead gathered that the man...

Two native doctors jailed over adulterated drugs

        A Kado Grade I Area Court Abuja, on Thursday, sentenced two native doctors to three months imprisonment each for selling adulterated...

FG releases suspected IPoB members held for 2yrs – AI

                Three persons suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPoB, have been released after spending...

DSS told to arrest Gumi over alleged romance with bandits

                  A civil society organisation, operating under the aegis of Coalition for Peace In Nigeria,COPIN, has...