The Nigeria Police Force has given a new update on the investigation of the April 5th Offa Bank Robbery, whose gang leaders are being linked to senate President Bukola Saraki.
The spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Jimoh Moshood, today announced that two out of the three political thugs have been arrested.
The suspects, Alhaji Kehinde Gobiri aka Captain ‘47yrs’ and a native of Ilorin East LGA Kwara State and Alhaji Oba Shuaib Olododo aka Jawando ‘53yrs’ Native of Ilorin South, Kwara State are now in Police custody and have admitted to various crimes and criminalities they have committed in Kwara Central Senatorial District under the guise of political thuggery for Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki. They are currently under investigation and will be charged to court on completion of investigation.
Jimoh also said that all the bank robbery gang leaders in the Offa robbery attack attended the wedding of senate president’s daughter, Tosin, last year.
”New revelations from further investigation into the matter show that all the five (5) gang leaders namely; Ayoade Akinnibosun, Ibukunle Ogunleye, Adeola Abraham, Salawudeen Azeez, Niyi Ogundiran have direct connection to the Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki as new pictures of one of the five (5) gang leaders when paraded by the Police early in the week was in ‘Aso Ebi’ (trouser) used during the Senate President daughter’s wedding. The Five (5) gang leaders further admitted that they attended the Senate President daughter’s wedding held recently”
Jimoh said the Nigeria Police Force will not be cowed or succumb to intimidation from any quarter in carrying out a thorough and discreet investigation into the Offa Bank Robbery where significant successes have been recorded. The ongoing investigation will be driven to a logical conclusion. He added that Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki is still under investigation in connection to the Offa bank Robbery and that the Nigeria Police Force will do everything possible within the ambit of the law to ensure that justice is done in this case.
The police in Lagos have finally arrested a fleeing 32-year-old woman for pouring a half-bucket of boiling water on her partner, Ike Akachi, and causing him grievous bodily harm on May 29, 2018.
Joy Imeribe, the accused, said in a statement to the police that the incident happened following a quarrel with Mr Akachi at their home in Ijesha.
According to the police report, Ms Imeribe had been a victim of domestic violence from the man. According to Imeribe: “We’ve been in the relationship for 13 years. Although, we are not married, I have four male children for the man.”
According to Ms Imeribe, she had been experiencing ill-treatment from the man for a long time, forcing her to leave their home. She said she rented an apartment at the Anthony area of Lagos and moved out with their children but Mr Akachi came to plead that they return...
The 24-year old schoolteacher Olamide Akinbola, who made news after stabbing her husband to death has been remanded in Kirikiri Prisons on the orders of an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs O.A. Komolafe, ordered that the accused should remain behind bars pending advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
She directed that the case file should be duplicated and a copy forwarded to the DPP for advice.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin told the court that the accused stabbed her husband, Dare Akinbobola, 28, on his neck to death with a kitchen knife.
The offence contravened Section 233 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).
The case has been adjourned until July 12.
Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, has formally bowed out of the cabinet of President Buhari . with a special valedictory session held in his honour.
President Buhari led other members of the Federal Executive Council to bid the Ekiti State governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) farewell at a brief event held inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Fayemi's former colleagues in the cabinet expressed the belief that he has what he takes to rescue his state. The former minister thanked Buhari and his colleagues for the honour.
While speaking yesterday, the former Minister noted that the task to rescue Ekiti from impunity and bad governance was a collective one with all hands on deck to defeat governor Fayose's protégé, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.
Fayemi said: “You know when the heat is turned on our friend, you know how he reacts. The coming...