Security & Crime

Man who allegedly drugged smoothies of his daughter’s friends showed creepy interest in his colleague’s daughter

The man from Oregon, USA accused of feeding drug-laced mango smoothies to his daughter’s friends showed a creepy interest in his co-workers’ children, a...

US Supreme Court weighs ban on homeless people sleeping outside

The US Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on whether cities can ban homeless people from sleeping outside, as the country grapples with increasing rates...

Gaza war: We don’t have 40 hostages who meet exchange criteria – Hamas to Israel

Hamas has said it does not have 40 captives who are still alive who meet the “humanitarian” criteria for a proposed hostages-for-prisoners ceasefire agreement...

Bauchi: 20-year-old man held for kidnap, murder of police officer’s son

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a suspect over the abduction and murder of 12-year-old Christopher Bala in Magama town, Gumau Local Government...

Alleged N109bn fraud: We never asked ex-accountant general to indict minister – EFCC

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, detective, Mahmud Tukur, has denied promising the former Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, leniency in...

Russia hires Indians for Ukraine war

An apple farmer, an airline caterer and an out-of-work graduate are among the Indian nationals hired by Moscow, with the help of recruiters around...

24-year-old woman stabbed to death by her boyfriend

A 24-year-old woman, Grace Wangari, has died in hospital after she was allegedly stabbed by her boyfriend during a domestic fight in the Githurai...

Alabama murderer, Kenneth Eugene Smith becomes first inmate in US to be executed with nitrogen gas

Alabama murderer, Kenneth Smith has become the first person in the world to be put to death by nitrogen gas after officials at the...

Police arrest five for allegedly prompting violence in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested five persons for allegedly prompting violence and constituting nuisance while celebrating the Supreme Court judgement on the...

FG fines British-American Tobacco $110m, drops criminal charges

The Federal Government, through the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, has fined British American Tobacco and its affiliate companies $110m. This is for alleged...

US pro-Palestinian demonstrators block Manhattan Bridge

Throngs of pro-Palestinian protesters blocked both sides of the Manhattan Bridge, New York, United States, for about four hours on Sunday. Police said the demonstrators...

Manhunt underway for escaped prisoners in South Africa

South African authorities in Western Cape province are currently in pursuit of six prisoners who managed to break free from the confines of a...

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