Court sentence 6 to death by hanging for murder in Ekiti An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced six persons to death for murder and attempted murder. The convicts are Oniyelu Olu (63), Folorunso Oluwatoba (65), Peter Ajayi (73), Tijani Arowolo (80)who died during the pendency of the suit in court, Dolamu Olaide (29), John Ojo (77) and...... read more
18-year-old boy defiles five minors in one week An 18-year-old boy, Nwafor Jacob, was on Friday remanded in a correctional centre by an Ebonyi State Magistrates’ Court in Abakaliki for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old minor. The suspect, who was alleged to have serially engaged in the act for one week, was also alleged to have had the carnal knowledge...... read more
Abia police command investigates corpse found in sack The body of a yet-to-be-identified woman wrapped in a sack has been found in Amachara community in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State. Sources in the area said that frightened members of the community, on sighting the bag, called the police. A source from the area who gave his...... read more
Mortuary attendant arrested for exhuming corpse and selling the skull to herbalist for N10,000 The police in Lagos state have arrested a 27 year old man, Seun Falana, a staff of the Trinity Cemetery Ajegunle, for allegedly exhuming a corpse from where it was buried, severing the skull and selling it to a herbalist, Olawale Shodolamu, for N10, 000.   Spokesperson of the state police...... read more
Fake soldier and police corporal arrested in Oyo State A fake soldier and fake police corporal identified as Sodiq Abiodun and Oluwaseun Ogunjebe respectively, have been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command.        The fake soldier was arrested for impersonation and rape of a 17-year-old girl Alimot Ismail, while the police corporal was arrested for failing to stop for police...... read more
Man allegedly kills pregnant neighbour in Kogi The Kogi State Police Command has arrested one Hussain Zubairu for allegedly killing his pregnant neighbour, Bose Muhammed over a disagreement. Zubairu was said to have stabbed the deceased in the stomach with a pair of scissors in Idogido community, Okene Local Government Area of the state on Monday.A witness said...... read more
Illegal arms dealers who sell ammunition for N500, arrested in Bauchi State Some illegal arms dealers who sell ammunition for as low as N500, have been arrested by operatives of the Bauchi State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).        The suspects identified as Dung Bulus Rwang and Dachollum Yohanna, were arrested with 1,360 rounds of live ammunition of 7.6mm...... read more
Gunmen abduct Catholic priest, four children in Edo A Catholic Priest serving at the Uromi Diocese, Father Nicholas Oboh, has been abducted by gunmen in Benin City.   Chancellor Uromi diocese, Rev Father Osi Odenore, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said Father Oboh was abducted on Valentine’s day but was not specific in the area where the...... read more
Cleric flogs son to death over allegation of witchcraft A pastor, Amos Kosini and his wife are on the run after the self-acclaimed cleric allegedly flogged his son, Faithful, to death over allegation of witchcraft. It was learnt that two other children of his church member, Paradise, and Godspower, also sustained severe injuries in the hands of the cleric and...... read more
[Photos] How bandits killed 11 members of a family in Kaduna community At least 21 persons have been killed by bandits, in Bakali village in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.   It was gathered that the victims were locked and burnt inside their house.   A member of the community, Malam Sani Bakali, who lost 11 members of his...... read more
18-yr-old mother kills 1-day-old baby in Jigawa The Police in Jigawa have arrested an 18-year-old lady (name withheld) for allegedly killing her one-day-old baby boy after they exhumed the corpse in Ringim Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relation Officer in the state, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Monday. Jinjiri...... read more
Police confirms arrest of SUG President of Federal Polytechnic , during initiation of new members into cult group The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji, the President of the Students Union Government (SUG) of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro on charges of cultism.    Olatunji was arrested alongside one Olarewaju Taiwo after the police were alerted by members of the public who saw them in a bush at...... read more
We sold male child N400,000, female N300,000, child trafficking suspect tells police The police in Akwa Ibom said they have intercepted six male teenagers who were being trafficked from Calabar, Cross River state, to Ogun State. The boys, between the age of 12 and 16, were found inside a bus around Itu, Akwa Ibom state, the police told journalists on Friday in Uyo. “During...... read more
Gunmen abduct daughter of former ABU Vice Chancellor Maryam Abdullahi Mustapha, the daughter of former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, has been abducted by gunmen who invaded her father's residence on Friday February 7.        The gunmen reportedly stormed the building located at Hayin Malam Jama’a in Sabon Gari LGA at about...... read more
Nurse arrested for allegedly poisoning babies with morphine A nurse in Germany has been arrested on suspicion of poisoning five newborn babies with morphine, officials said on Thursday, adding that the infants had survived. The woman was taken into custody on Wednesday after investigators found an oral syringe containing breast milk mixed with morphine in her locker at Ulm...... read more
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