Obaseki orders reaccreditation of over 6,500 vigilante personnel 

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the reaccreditation of all operatives of the State’s Security Vigilante Network, numbering over 6,500, in a renewed effort to strengthen the state’s security architecture to combat crime and ensure the security…

Man allegedly defrauds woman N3.8m

A 50-year-old man, Chinedu Enyeobi, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N3.8 million under false pretences. The police charged Enyeobi with obtaining by false pretences and stealing by conversion. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty…

Electrician nabbed 2 years after alleged N3OOk fraud, arraigned

A 52-year-old electrician, Obidike Dimkpa, on Friday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for alleged N300,000 fraud. The Police slammed a three-count charge on Dimkpa, bordering on obtaining by false pretences and stealing, to which he pleaded not guilty.…

3 docked over alleged theft of N100k crankshaft

Three men were on Friday arraigned before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, charged with stealing a vehicle crankshaft estimated at N100,000. The three men, Adamu Daudu, 25; Ali Hasmin, 26; and Abdullahi Musa, 32; are standing trial before Magistrate…

I got fresh human head, hands from cleric – Suspect

The Police in Oyo State, on Friday, paraded a 45-year-old suspected ritualist identified as Hassan Kolawole with a fresh human head in Ibadan, the state capital. Kolawole was paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Adebola Hamzat, at the command…

Police parade school proprietor for defiling 4-yr-old pupil

Delta State police command has paraded a 46-year-old male proprietor of a private school in Agbor for allegedly defiling a 4-year-old female pupil of the school. A statement made available to the Vanguard by the Public Relations Officer of the…

Driver docked for allegedly stealing 35 bags of cashew nuts

A 31-year-old driver, Shittu Seun, was on Wednesday docked in an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly stealing 35 bags of cashew nuts. The police charged Seun with two counts of conspiracy and theft before Magistrate L K J…

Man docked over alleged N2.7m fraud

A 39-year old man, Kajola Mohammed, was on Wednesday docked in an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, for alleged N2.7 million fraud. The defendant was arraigned on two-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence and conversion. He, however,…

3 dead in Bangkok mall shooting, attacker arrested

Three people were killed and four wounded in a shooting at a major Bangkok shopping mall on Tuesday, with the attacker arrested by police. Hundreds of people fled the upmarket Siam Paragon mall in the heart of the Thai capital…

Police arraign 22-year-old for alleged armed robbery

The Police on Friday arraigned one 22-year-old man, Toheeb Abolade, for allegedly using a gas pistol and cutlass to rob people. Abolade, whose residential address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, an intent to rob and…

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