Crime

Gunmen Kill CBN Staff In Zamfara

July 20, 2018

The Police in Zamfara have confirmed the killing of a staff of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in Gusau, Kabiru Zango by unknown gunmen. The Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Shehu, said in a statement made available to journalists that Zango was shot dead at his residence in Gusau this Friday. “The Zamfara State […]

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‘‘Please, Show Mercy. I Was Misled, The Prisons Are Congested’’ – Joshua Dariye, Begged Judge In Court

June 12, 2018

Former Plateau state governor, Joshua Dariye, today pleaded with Justice Adebukola Banjoko to temper justice with mercy as she handed him a 14-year jail term for diverting N1.1 billion from the state when he was governor. Counsel to Dariye, Paul Eroko, pleaded for the court to temper justice with mercy as his client was misled […]

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Joshua Dariye Sentenced To 14 Years Imprisonment, Cries In Court (Photos)

June 12, 2018

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Gudu, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a former Governor of Plateau State and serving senator, Joshua Dariye, to 14 years’ imprisonment on charges of criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of overN1.16bn belonging to the state. Justice Adebukola Banjoko in a judgment which took her six and a […]

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Zenith Bank Worker Hacks Into Customers’ Accounts, Transfers N3m

June 11, 2018

A worker with a bank in Lagos State, identified only as Bunmi, has been declared wanted for allegedly defrauding some customers of the bank. PUNCH Metro learnt that Bunmi hacked into customers’ bank accounts and diverted over N3m into some private accounts. Our correspondent gathered that the fraud was uncovered after owners of the accounts […]

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China To Promote Drug Testing Using Hair Samples

June 5, 2018

China’s health department will promote a drug testing method which uses hair instead of blood or urine samples to test for drug use, according to the developer, the Yunnan Institute for Drug Abuse. Southwest China’s Yunnan Province borders the notorious drug production base of Golden Triangle in south-east Asia and is a major front in […]

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Governor Asks Bet9ja, Nairabet Agents To Leave His State

May 24, 2018

As a way of curbing social vices, the Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has directed agents of sport betting companies like Bet9ja and Nairabet to leave the state. He said the state was tightening its stance against social vices such as online betting, and drugs and substance abuse, hence the order. The governor further […]

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