Pastor sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for fraud A pastor with a Pentecostal church, Fisayo Nehemiah, has been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, after he was convicted of fraud. Nehemiah was sentenced by the Chief Magistrate R. Davies-led court on Friday. It was learnt that the convict obtained iron rods valued at N1,400,385...... read more
Armed robbers invade Police station as officers watch UEFA match Thieves broke into a Kenyan police station on Tuesday night as all officers on duty abandoned their post to watch a UEFA Champions League match at a nearby trading center. Kenya Standard newspaper reported that the incident happened at Kobujoi Police Station, Nandi County. The thieves made away with three rifles and...... read more
Banker remanded in prison over N36m debt Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High Court has remanded a Sterling Bank Plc worker, Olanrewaju Yusuf, in prison custody for cheating to the tune of N36m and issuing of dud cheques. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arraigned Yusuf, who is the Chief Executive Officer, Viclibo Ventures, on five...... read more
23-year-old student arraigned for forging local govt certificate A 23-year-old student, Olamide Olakunlade, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly forging a Lagos State certificate of origin. The defendant, whose residential address was given as No. 16 Oyedele Street, Liasu Road, Ikotun, Lagos, is facing two counts of conspiracy and forgery. It was gathered that the...... read more
Father and son arrested for impregnating wife’s 13-year-old niece The duo of a father and son arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defiling and impregnating a 13-year old girl (name withheld) at Egbeda area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, have been remanded in Prison. The suspects are Kabiru Oke, 44 and Faruq Oke, 19. They were arrested at...... read more
Another Nigerian caught in Saudi Arabia with 1,138g of cocaine —Abike Dabiri-Erewa Another Nigerian has been arrested at Jeddah Airport, in Saudi Arabia, for allegedly smuggling about 1,138g of cocaine, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa said on Friday. Dabiri-Erewa in an interview with newsmen in Abuja expressed disappointment that this was coming shortly after a Nigerian lady...... read more
Man beats wife to death for disrespecting him in Niger state The Niger state police command have arrested one Umar Tambari, for allegedly beating his wife simply identified as Hauwa to death. A statement by the police command spokesperson, Mohammed Abubakar, says the suspect murdered his wife for alleged acts of disrespect at their home in Emiworo village in the Wushishi local government area of the state...... read more
Unknown Gunmen abduct Edo traditional ruler Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted a traditional ruler, the Enogie of Ukhiri, in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, Godwin Aigbe. Newsmen gathered that the heavily armed men, numbering about five, stormed the palace of the monarch in the early hours of Saturday. They were said to have shot...... read more
Gunmen abducts Samuel Kalu's mother, demands 50million Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the mother of Super Eagles’ midfielder, Samuel Kalu and are demanding a N50m ransom for her release.   According to reports, Mrs. Kalu was driving with some of her children along the Okpulu Umuobo area of Aba in Abia state last week when the unidentified...... read more
Abia govt raises alarm over plot to burn INEC facilities Abia State government has raised the alarm over plans by hired political thugs to burn down the facilities of Independent National Electoral Commission in six Local Government Areas of the State. The plot was uncovered about one week to the governorship and House of Assembly elections scheduled for March 9 2019. Recall...... read more
Abia police arrest three INEC officials with 10,000 PVCs POLICE operatives in Abia State have arrested three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission for allegedly being in possession of over 10,000 Permanent Voter Cards. It was gathered that one of the suspects, simply identified as Stella, was arrested at a checkpoint at INEC head office in Umuahia, the state...... read more
Pastor arrested for impregnating a 16-year-old girl A pastor at the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) in Ondo state, Josiah Akinsuyi pictured above, has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC, for allegedly sexually assaulting and impregnating a 16-year-old girl in Abusoro, Ijoka area of Akure, the state capital.   Parading the suspect before newsmen, the...... read more
Angry Man stabs Ikeja Electric’s technician over disconnection A 22-year-old man, Oluwadamilare Temenu, has reportedly stabbed a technician with the Ikeja Electric, Oluwaseyi Amao, for disconnecting power supply to his residence at No. 13 Adesanya Street, in the Mafoluku area of Oshodi, Lagos State. It was gathered that Amao and his colleague, Yusuf Tunde, had acted on a disconnection order...... read more
Ex-Chief of defence staff, Alex Badeh assassinated A former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.), has been killed. It was gathered that the retired military officer was killed on the Abuja-Keffi Expressway on his way back from his farm. He was said to have been shot along with his driver on Tuesday. Until his...... read more
Blind beggar 'regains' sight after she was threatened with tear-gas by Police Threats by Police officers in Delta State to unleash teargas has led a woman who feigns blindness and begs for alms to experience a rare miracle.   The suspect, who goes about begging with her child, was nabbed at Jakpa junction. On getting to the police station, the officers threatened to put teargas...... read more
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