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Land grabbing to become a criminal offence in Lagos

Lagos House of Assembly

Eromosele Ebhomele A bill for a law to prohibit forceful entry and occupation of landed properties in Lagos state, western Nigeria is being planned for passage. The bill seeks to criminalise what has come to be known as land grabbing in the state. At a stakeholders’ conference on Friday, participants agreed that the law was […]

Nasarawa CJ pardons 18 inmates, urges them to shun crime

Crime suspects at a Police cell

The Chief Judge of Nasarawa State, Justice Suleiman Dikko, has granted pardon to 18 inmates of federal prisons in Lafia, Keffi, and Nasarawa, awaiting trial in the state. The chief judge made this known to newsmen on Saturday at the Keffi Prisons, Keffi Local Government Area of the state, at the end of his four-day […]

Playing golf will help reduce crime among youths – AIG Zone 2

Bala Hassan, AIG Zone 2

Bala Hassan, the Assistant General-Inspector (AIG), Zone 2, says that engaging children early in sports, especially Golf has help to reduce vices among the youth. Hassan, the Proprietor of Bala Hassan Golf Club, Jos, made the assertion at the closing of the 2nd Awa Ibraheem Junior Golf Open Championships in Ikeja on Sunday. Hassan, who […]

As Lagos Descends Into Crime

•Some suspected kidnappers paraded with armed robbery suspects in Lagos.

Lagosians are worried that criminals are gradually creeping back into the mega city after they were sent packing by law enforcement agencies a couple of years ago. If the criminals are not robbing motorists in traffic jams, they are robbing banks or kidnapping people and demanding for ransom. It is difficult to fathom who could […]

Lawmaker, police partner over cult clashes, crime reduction in Mushin

•Shakiru Sanni, a.k.a, Osama bin Ladin, alleged Mushin gang leader

The perennial clashes between cult gangs and increasing crime rate in Mushin area of Lagos Statre, western Nigeria, will soon be a thing of the past, as a Lagos lawmaker and the State Police Command are collaborating on strategies to stem the menace. The lawmaker, Olayiwola Sobur Olawale, who stated this, stressed that the move […]

FCMB Manager Faces Criminal Charges


Akin Kuponiyi A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, southwest Ngeria, has adjourned till 30 September continuation of trial of an accused manager of First City Monument Bank Plc, Andrea Chizoba Okpalangwu, alleged to have been fraudulently operating illegal banking activities within the bank. According to a petition written to Commissioner of Police, Special Fraud […]

Corruption, EFCC And Conspiracy Theory


By Tayo Ogunbiyi The issue of corruption has over the years been a constant subject of discourse among Nigerians. To properly underscore how germane the subject has become in the affairs of the country, the current leader of our nation, President Muhammadu Buhari, made the fight against corruption one of the most focal points of […]

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