Businessman arraigned for beating a woman to death A middle-aged businessman, Kingsley Oshiegbu, was on Wednesday in Lagos arraigned for beating a woman to death during an argument. Oshiegbu was charged with manslaughter before an Ikeja High Court. The State Prosecutor, Mr M.T Adewoye, told the court that the accused on April 1, 2015, punched Miss Ifeoma Ndidi, to...... read more
NSCDC to investigate alleged shooting of a Doctor by an Officer The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Bayelsa said it would investigate the alleged shooting of a medical doctor by its officer in Yenagoa. The Commandant of the corps in the state, Desmond Agu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday that the Commandant-General of the corps,...... read more
One killed, six houses razed down over a girlfriend in Delta state Owheologbo community residents, Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, on Sunday night were thrown into confusion as one person was reportedly killed and six houses, including a secondary school building, were razed following a row over a girlfriend. Though details of the incident were still sketchy at press time, community...... read more
Saraki's Trial: FG lawyer Requests CCT to adjourn trial for the 4th Time The Lawyer representing the Federal Government in the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT),  Rotimi Jacobs, has asked that the matter be adjourned again. Speaking at the tribunal when the case resumed on Thursday, Jacobs said his witness for the day was unavailable. According to TheCable,...... read more
Alleged N3.2bn Fraud: Court admits Heritage bank documents against Orji Kalu, others A federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris, on Wednesday admitted in evidence, a set of documents brought by a Compliance Officer with Heritage Bank Plc, Adeniyi David Tunde, against the former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu alongside the state's former finance commissioner,...... read more
Order FG to return my money, Yakubu pleads Erstwhile Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Kano to order the Federal Government to return to him, over N3billion that was found in his home in Kaduna. Yakubu, in a motion on notice with suit number...... read more
Man set ablaze for attempting to steal water pump Benue State police command have recovered the charred body of a suspected thief who was set ablaze by an angry mob.   The man and two other accomplices had reportedly sneaked into a primary health care centre in Gbatse in the Ushongo Local Government Area around 3am on Sunday to steal...... read more
Court orders incarceration of two Herdsmen for Destruction of Farmlands An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate Court momday ordered the incarceration of two persons, Momodu Rebo, 19, and Isiaka Idris, 22, in prison for allegedly destroying crops. During yesterday’s proceeding, the police prosecutor, Samson Osobu, told the court that, the accused and others at large committed the offence on January 11 at Apoto...... read more
Principal arrested for buying babies in Ebonyi state A female principal (name withheld) has been arrested by the Ebonyi State Police Command for allegedly buying two female babies from suspected child trafficking syndicate operating in the area. PUNCH reports that security operatives in the area smashed the child trafficking syndicate that specialised in buying and selling of little babies...... read more
257 Boko Haram Detainees freed by the Nigerian Army 257 suspected Boko Haram detainees regained there freedom on thursday. This is according to an announcement made by the military at the 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Maiduguri on Sunday. Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima, who received the rescued persons from the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Leo Irabor, during Armed Forces Remembrance...... read more
Court remands Fayose’s aides for alleged $50,000 theft The police in Ekiti State yesterday arraigned three men- Temitope Bamidele, Sunday Afolabi  and Shuaibu Amidu- at the Magistrates’ Court in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, for alleged stealing. Bamidele and Afolabi are domestic aides of Governor Ayo Fayose. The men were arraigned for the alleged theft of $50,000 purportedly belonging to...... read more
EFCC raids Justice Ajumogobia's home Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) invaded the home of embattled Justice of the Federal High Court, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, yesterday morning, at about 5.00 a.m. to conduct a search. It was gathered that the men of the anti-graft agency, who arrived in their numbers, surrounded the Park View Estate, Lagos residence...... read more
Kidnappers of Dangote's expatriates arrested by the police The police have arrested three of the suspected kidnappers of five expatriate members of staff of Dangote group of company. According to NAN, the kidnappers were alleged to have killed the driver who took the ransom money to the suspects. They were arrested by the IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT) ....... read more
Fraudsters hack email, defraud estate agent of N4m Lagos State Police Command has arrested three suspected Internet fraudsters for allegedly defrauding an estate agent of about N4m. The suspects, Olisa Oyegbuka, 28; Ifeannacho Kingsley, 27; and Ujumwa Aniemena, 33–had allegedly hacked into the email of an unnamed client of the estate agent. They allegedly sent a message from the...... read more
Police confirm Bagudu Hirse’s kidnap The Kaduna Police Command on Sunday confirmed the kidnap of a former minister of foreign affairs Bagudu Hirse, by unidentified gunmen. The Command’s Public Relation officer, ASP Aliyu Usman, confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna. Usman said no arrest had been made so...... read more
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