Crime Watch


Why we killed ex-defence  chief, Alex Badeh – Su

Why we killed ex-defence chief, Alex Badeh – Suspect

A suspect arrested allegedly for killing a former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd) said the general was killed because ...

Ritual Killings: fear grips Delta community, as  r

Ritual Killings: fear grips Delta community, as residents urge security agencies to arrest situation

Emmanuel Ikhenebome

Following recent killings by suspected ritualists in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta state, the inhabi...

Security: Police to monitor  link roads, worship c

Security: Police to monitor link roads, worship centres

The police in Edo, Bayelsa and Delta states have been directed to focus attention on all link roads, recreation centres, worship centres, critical inf...


Boy runs mad after allegedly using father for mone

Boy runs mad after allegedly using father for money ritual

The suspected Yahoo boy in his unstable state of mind In recent time, the sad tale of young men; 'Yahoo boys' activities using humans including the...

Edo Police put measures in place for  “Ember mon

Edo Police put measures in place for “Ember months” and upcoming Yuletide

By Edwin Odeh

The police in Benin has advised parents and guardians to warn their wards to stay away from crime, criminality and other clandes...

New currency note  dealers in Police net,  N12. 5m

New currency note dealers in Police net, N12. 5m seized

Seven suspected illegal dealers in new naira notes have been arrested by the Police in Benin by the Edo State Police Command, with the sum of N12. 5m ...


Money ritual: 'Teen boy slain  mom, makes love wit

Money ritual: 'Teen boy slain mom, makes love with corpse
*Says I acted on native doctor instruction

18 year-old Akpobome Samuel has confessed to killing his mother Mrs. Gift Samuel after which he made love to the corpse for money making ritual. H...

Police kills notorious armed gang leader in Delta

Police kills notorious armed gang leader in Delta community

Police in collaboration with vigilante operatives weekend shot dead an armed gang leader in Igbodo, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta St...

Tales of Amaka, fraudster victim <br>*Yes, I acted

Tales of Amaka, fraudster victim
*Yes, I acted stupidly but I didn't do it

She went down on her knees as she was ushered into my office, weeping uncontrollably, she muttered, 'Officer, please, help me. I need your help. Yes, ...


3 shot dead as suspected cult  groups clash  in Ot

3 shot dead as suspected cult groups clash in Otukpo, Benue

Three persons, including one Ochoche Dickson Iduh, who just completed his NYSC program has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Adoka/Ojira Streets, Ot...

Suspected ritualists kill 30yr old  lady, plucks o

Suspected ritualists kill 30yr old lady, plucks out her eyes

The body of about 30 year old unidentified woman suspected to have been killed by ritualists with her eyes plucked out reportedly have been found. ...

New AIG to reposition  Zone 5 for efficient polici

New AIG to reposition Zone 5 for efficient policing

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police recently posted to Zone 5, AIG Alkali Baba Usman has pledged to reposition the zone for efficient policing. ...


“GET-RICH-QUICK” RITUAL OCCULT SOCIETIES CONTI

“GET-RICH-QUICK” RITUAL OCCULT SOCIETIES CONTINUE TO TAKE TOLL ON SOCIETY

Wonders they say shall never end. Little wonder, the “Get-Rich-quick” syndrome that has eaten deep into the fabric of the Nigerian society, as a c...

CASE OF SODOMY, WHEREABOUTS OF ODION EFE AND OTHER

CASE OF SODOMY, WHEREABOUTS OF ODION EFE AND OTHERS REMAIN UNKNOWN

In line with our culture and tradition in Nigeria, it is an abomination for men to sleep with men, referred to as Sodomy.
Even the bible abhors...

Police have a lot of issues about Ambrose Alli Uni

Police have a lot of issues about Ambrose Alli University – CP Gwandu
From Abavo Kingsley, Benin

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma recently have perpetually been in the news certainly not for the right reasons as evidenced by the statement of boss, ...


Horny police officer rapes pregnant thief in polic

Horny police officer rapes pregnant thief in police station

A randy 33-year-old police officer who failed to control his sexual appetite and allegedly raped a 21-year-old pregnant Mozambican woman arrested for ...

Gunmen  kill police  inspector  in Imo

Gunmen kill police inspector in Imo

A Police Inspector attached to a Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo, Chief Marcellinus Nlemigbo, was reportedly shot dead recently by...

Hired killer falls in  love with target,  demands

Hired killer falls in love with target, demands sex

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 24-year-old suspect, Tayo Adeyemi, who confessed to have been hired to kill a female hotel lodger in the...


Police raid baby factory  in Asaba, rescue  seven

Police raid baby factory in Asaba, rescue seven pregnant girls

Following a tip off, another baby factory has been uncovered and raided by the Delta State Police Command, with seven pregnant girls rescued. The pol...

<b>Men accused of sodomy, escaped to unknown desti

Men accused of sodomy, escaped to unknown destination
By John Afe, Benin

One Odion Efe, a resident of Benin City, Edo State is on the run for alleged sodomy. According to our investigation, the said Odion Efe along with Mon...

Husband seals wife’s vagina  with super glue

Husband seals wife’s vagina with super glue

A 40 year old Mpumalanga woman fears she may never again be able to have sex because her husband (identity withheld) had poured super glue into her pr...


Nigerian native doctor  jailed in US for preparing

Nigerian native doctor jailed in US for preparing fake charms for drug pushers

A Nigerian-born native doctor has been jailed for 14 years in the United States of America (USA) for collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars from ...

Woman conceals heroin  in private part

Woman conceals heroin in private part

Abuja - The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested a 31-year-old single mother for concealing 430 grammes of heroin in her ...

Edo police  record laudable  achievements

Edo police record laudable achievements

By Jonathan Thomas
In a bid to make Edo State crime free, the State police commissioner, Mr. Samuel .D. Adegbuyi has paraded some suspected crimin...


Controversy trails killing of  vigilante member in

Controversy trails killing of vigilante member in Benin

By Jonathan Thomas

Police efforts to rid Benin-City of criminal elements have continued to yield the desired result but sometimes not withou...

Attack on Police women: Court remands 5 persons

Attack on Police women: Court remands 5 persons

A Benin Magistrate court presided over by Magistrate Jonathan Ogbeide has remanded five accused persons who allegedly attacked three policewomen at th...

Zone 5 bid farewell to retired DCP

Zone 5 bid farewell to retired DCP

The Assistant Inspector-General of police Zone 5 Benin, Musa .A. Daura, has extoled the sterling qualities of the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-ch...


Ahead 2015 elections: Edo police  worry over alleg

Ahead 2015 elections: Edo police worry over alleged arms buildup

The Edo State Commissioner of Police Foluso A. Adebanjo has implored all political leaders in the state to ensure a level playing field for all candid...

Score card of Edo  police command

Score card of Edo police command

Press briefing by CP Edo Sate police command, Foluso .A. Adebanjo on the achievements of the command from September, 2014 to date: Good afternoon la...

Rapists to get life imprisonment  as Senate passes

Rapists to get life imprisonment as Senate passes bill

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill that will see convicted rapists jailed for life.
The bill was passed last Thursday, and it was sponsored ...


Robbers shoot pastor inside church in Ogun

Robbers shoot pastor inside church in Ogun

A 60-year-old pastor has been shot dead by armed robbers in Ogun State. It was learnt that the pastor was shot in the chest and his left arm by the ...

Secret cult war  claims 18 lives  in Benin City

Secret cult war claims 18 lives in Benin City

The city of Benin is once again under siege as rival cult groups declare war against each other. This crime correspondent gathered that more than 18 ...

Man, 30, arraigned for  biting police officer

Man, 30, arraigned for biting police officer

A 30-year-old man, Israel Sunday, on Friday appeared before an Osogbo Magistrates' Court, Osun State, for allegedly biting a police officer's fingers...


'Robbery pays more than our jobs’

'Robbery pays more than our jobs’

Two suspected armed robbers, Sikiru Oyebamiji and Afeez Salami, arrested by the Lagos State Police Command, said robbing people was more profitable th...

Evil grandmother slaughters,  drinks grandson's bl

Evil grandmother slaughters, drinks grandson's blood in Minna

A Minna Chief Magistrates' Court has ordered the remand of a 55-year-old woman, Fatima Tsaraka for allegedly killing her grandson. The accused it was...

Pastor tortures 14 year-old son  to death

Pastor tortures 14 year-old son to death

What can lead a man to visit starvation and extreme physical torture on his own offspring? This is the million Naira question on the lips of resident...


Evangelist kills own  father in Enugu

Evangelist kills own father in Enugu

A self acclaimed evangelist, Chukwukezi Afonogu, has been arrested by men of the Enugu state Police command for shooting his 65 year old father, Georg...

Police uncover eight-bedroom  kidnappers' den in I

Police uncover eight-bedroom kidnappers' den in Imo

Imo State Police Command, assisted by some vigilante members, have discovered a kidnapper's underground eight-bedroom den in a deserted building. Ch...

15 feared killed as gunmen  sack Rivers communitie

15 feared killed as gunmen sack Rivers communities

No fewer than 15 persons were feared killed in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State by some rampaging gunmen. The gunmen, numberi...