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PHOTO: Fear Grips Ibadan Residents As Suspected Ritualists Cutoff Man’s Hands At Isale-Ijebu

A yet to be identified man has been found by the road side at Isale-Ijebu Area, Ibadan, the state’s capital with his two hands cutoff but still breathing as at the time of filing this report. A report by Double A Exclusive revealed that the man was said to be a mentally challenged person who is known very well around the axis. According to the report, the man is known to be crawling around the area with his hands and bottom but unfortunately, this horrible incident happened to him at the early hours of Friday and

EFCC Arraigns Pastor For Diverting Church Fund, Enlisting Wife On Payroll

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned Pastor Omosebi Fred Adeola before Justice A.O Otaluka of the Federal High Court in Apo, Abuja. The cleric faces an 11-count charge bordering on conspiracy, abuse of office and diversion of N15,619,000. Adeola is a Pastor of the Adventist Church and Country Director of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency of Nigeria. The EFCC said the man of God allegedly diverted relief funds for himself, including paying for his PhD programme at

EFCC Grills Oyo Assembly Directors Over Alleged Car Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been interrogating some top officials of the Oyo State House of Assembly over a N1 billion vehicle contract, according to Newspeakonline. It was gathered that the Deputy Clerk of the Assembly and the Director of Administration and Supplies (DAS) were arrested last Thursday and taken to the Ibadan zonal office of the commission where they were grilled by its operatives throughout the day. They were, however, released in the evening. The Director of Finance and

kidnapper Shot Dead During His Attempt To Collect Ransom In Kogi (Graphic PHOTOS)

A kidnapper has been killed as he attempted to collect ransom in Abobo village in Okehi Local Government Council of Kogi state. The suspect was shot dead by Men of Okehi Local Government Professional Hunters around 5.23am on Tuesday, June 29. It was gathered that the three-man kidnap gang came from a hideout around Abobo area, behind Itakpe, metres from the highway. The hunters engaged the gang in a gun duel, killing one of them instantly. The other two who sustained injuries managed to escape. The hunters

Polytechnic Students Kidnap Colleague, Collect N2.2m Ransom

Operatives of the Rapid Respond Squad (RRS) of the Ekiti State police command have arrested a fourteen-man gang of kidnappers over the abduction of a student of the Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti. Tribune Online Reports that the student identified as Akiode Akinyemi was kidnapped in his hostel last week Saturday around 10am and was whisked away to unknown destination. According to the police spokesman, ASP Sunday Abutu, the abductors demanded N2.2 million as ransom from the family of the victim which he said was paid

Man Abducts Married Woman For Turning Him Down, Rapes Her For Five Months

The Katsina State Police Command on Friday arrested one Surajo Dauda, who drugged and abducted a married woman for five months. Dauda, 30, of Danja LGA of the state is alleged to have drugged and abducted the married woman from their village and locked her up in a rented apartment somewhere in Abuja where he continually used her as his sex slave for five months before setting her free. The spokesman of the state police command, Isah Gambo, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the Police Headquarters on the recent

Ex-banker Docked For Allegedly Withdrawing N3.2m From Customer’s Account In Ibadan

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Amusa Aminat Odunmide, an ex-banker, before Justice Uche Agomo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on an eight count charge, bordering on forgery, defrauding and stealing to the tune of N3,200,000 (Three Million, Two Hundred Naira) Luck ran out on the 30 year-old ex-staff of a new generation bank when the Commission received a petition alleging fraudulent withdrawal of over N3million from a customer’s account by the

Court Convicts Three For Internet Crime In Oyo, Ogun Respectively

The convicts are Afolabi Gbolahan, Gbolahan Sodiq Atanda and Saheed Ayomide Rabiu. Rabiu and Atanda were respectively convicted by Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta while Justice Uche Agomo of the Federal High Court, Ibadan jailed Afolabi on an amended one count charge. The trio were found guilty of fraudulent impersonation, an offence contrary to Section 22 (2)(b)(1) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc.) Act. Afolabi was sentenced to seven months imprisonment while Rabiu

Corruption: Tinubu’s Probe Ongoing, Says EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has said that the former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is under investigation. In an exclusive interview published by ThisDay on Sunday, Bawa said investigation does not end in a day. He said: “You asked me a question earlier about arresting people before investigation and now you are saying why didn’t we arrest Tinubu? Why didn’t you just say ‘arrest him?’

BREAKING: Popular Radio Presenter Reportedly Shot Dead In Ibadan

A former presenter and On Air Personality (OAP) with Naija FM, Titus Badejo, popularly known as Eja Nla, has been killed by unknown gunmen on Saturday in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. This Newspaper gathered that he was killed outside 407 Club at Oluyole Estate, Ibadan, Oyo State, at about 11:30 pm. News reports say that Eja Nla, who had been at the club from about 9pm, was leaving with some friends, when two masked men riding on a motorcycle suddenly stopped, wielding guns and asking all of them to lie down.