Dreaded Kidnap Gang Leader, Sani Ibrahim “Burtu” Arrested in Kaduna .
of 1 Division Nigerian Army have carried out clearance operation at
Rijana forest, Kaduna State on Wednesday 14th June 2017 due to the
disturbing resurgence of armed banditry and kidnappings along
Abuja-Kaduna road. .
cordoned armed bandits’ camp at Rijana forest where they arrested the
suspected notorious gang leader, Sani Ibrahim (alias Burtu), who has
been on the declared wanted list of the Security Agencies in Kaduna
State for a long time. .
also recovered 1 motorcycle and 25 goats from the camp. Similarly,
troops mounted ambush along Zamfara State border with Kebbi State in
which they neutralized 3 armed bandits and recovered 134 cows and 13
Kaduna Introduce Residency Card
The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday formally announced the introduction of residency card for all its residents.
The government said the move was to enable it plan and provide social services.
The state’s Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad Abdullahi,
told journalists the initiative was crucial for planning purposes.
He spoke shortly after he was registered for the card at the North West
Zonal Office of the National Identity Card Management Commission (NIMC)
Court Remands 3 Suspected Cultists Over Alleged Murder
An Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ogun yesterday remanded three
suspected cultists, Azeez Rasaq, 24; Soretire Olumide, 26, and Adebayo
Sadiq, 28, in prison custody over alleged murder.
the accused and others still at large, committed the offences on April
26, at about 5.00p.m at Ogba-Ayo under bridge, Ijoko, Ota.
members of a secret society called “Aiye Confraternity” did conspire
among themselves to kill one Lanre Adebowale.
persons should be remanded in prison custody, pending legal advice from
the State’s Director of Public Prosecutions on the matter.
before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly
indulging in anal sex.
The accused – Oluwabunkenoye, 24, and Abiola, 29- whose addresses are
unknown, are facing two counts of having sexual intercourse and fighting
in the public.
The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the duo, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Anthonia Osayande, told the court that the
accused, with others still at large, committed the offences at City
Centre Hotel at Ijeshatedo, Surulere, at about 3pm on June 1.
She alleged that while the police interrogated them, one of the accused
confessed that he was invited to a hotel in Ejigbo on May 28 at about
5am for anal sex.
“He said the man promised to pay him some money if he consented to the
act, but the accused refused to pay after enjoying himself,” the
She noted that the offences contravened sections 54 and 136 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Ipaye Nwachukwu, granted bail to the accused
in the sum of N100,000 each with two sureties each in like sum.
She ordered that the accused should submit their passport photographs to the court’s registrar.
Nwachukwu said one of the sureties must be a blood relation of the
accused, while the other must be a cleric or a community leader.
The magistrate added that the sureties should provide evidence of tax payment to the government.
She adjourned the case till August 3 for mention.