Tag Archives: Crime

BREAKING: Abdulrasheed Bawa’S Appointment as EFCC Chairman Has Been Confirmed by Senate

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has a new chairman. 40-year-old Abdulrasheed Bawa, a trained EFCC investigator was confirmed as Chairman by the Senate today! More details later.   For more News, Entertainment, Features, Events & more…  follow us on Instagram @OnoBelloMedia @OBStreetStyle | Twitter: OnoBello | Facebook: OnoBello Magazine…

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International Criminal Court To Investigate Nigeria Over “Crimes Against Humanity”

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a preliminary determination to investigate Nigerian security forces over allegations of “crimes against humanity” and “war crimes”. The ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda on Friday released a statement on the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the situation in Nigeria. The beginning of the statement read: Today, I announce…

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Outrage As Boko Haram Carry Out Horrific Attack On At least 110 Farmers In Borno

The death toll has risen to at least 110 in a recent attack by Boko Haram terrorists in northeastern Nigeria, a UN official has said. Saturday’s attack on farmers from Zabarmari, a farming community in Jere Local Government working in rice fields in the Garin Kwashebe village of Borno state killed at least 110, Edward…

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#EndSARS: Indicted SARS Officers May Not Be Prosecuted Due To Insufficient Evidence

Following the disbandment of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and indictment of erring officers from the tactical police unit, the Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami has revealed that the evidence presented in order to facilitate their prosecution is not enough. Recall that 33 SARS operatives were found guilty in last year’s report of a presidential investigative panel. Malami, having established…

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Ebonyi Residents Banned From Operating High-Speed Motorcycles

The Ebonyi State Government has issued a ban on the use of high-speed motorcycles for both private and commercial purposes in Abakaliki, the state capital and other urban centers. Uchenna Orji, the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, said the ban decision was taken to check the rate at which high-speed motorcycles are used to perpetrate crimes…

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Minister Of Police Affairs Dingyadi Explains Reason For The Swift Formation Of SWAT

Minister of Police affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi has opened up on why the Nigeria Police force was quick to create the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) as a replacement for the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit. Dingyadi who appeared on Channels television’s ‘Politics Today’ said the new police unit was created because there are insecurity problem and assignments initially carried…

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Seven Nigerian Stowaways Arrested In UK Over Oil Tanker’s Hijacking

Seven Nigerian men have been arrested in the UK on suspicion of hijacking an oil tanker in the English Channel, Hampshire police announced on Monday October 28. According to Sky News, the men who are stowaways from Lagos were seized when British naval special forces stormed the ship which left the metropolitan city on October 6…

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Late Gokada CEO Saleh’s Assistant Indicted On First Degree Murder Charges

Tyrese Haspil, the personal assistant of tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh who was found dead in his apartment earlier this year has been indicted on first degree murder charges. According to Daily Mail, a grand jury in New York on Tuesday increased the charge Haspil was facing to first degree murder, which is unusual in the state and normally only applies…

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Funke Akindele-Bello & Her Husband JJC Skillz Pardoned For COVID-19 Lockdown Violation

Funke Akindele-Bello and Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skill, who were non-custodial convicts for offences related to the disobedience of COVID-19 lockdown regulations, received a full state pardon on Friday from Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The Nollywood actress and her husband were alongside 56 other inmates from various correctional centres who received a pardon from Sanwo-Olu, based on the recommendations of the State Advisory…

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Update: US Court Suspends Hushpuppi’s Trial Suspended Until 2021

A district judge in California has reportedly suspended the trial of Nigerian Internet celebrity Hushpuppi, which was earlier scheduled to commence this month. According to local media, the suspension, released on September 23 and containing the orders of Judge Otis Wright was as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Hushpuppi, whose real name is Ramon Abass, is being tried on…

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