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23-year-old boy beheaded, as truck kills trader in Delta

23-year-old boy beheaded, as truck kills trader in Delta

There was apprehension at Ekakpamre community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State over the murder of a 23-year-old, identified simply as Friday. Friday was beheaded by suspected ritual killers. Hours after his…

Man defiles four-year-old neighbour’s daughter

Man defiles four-year-old neighbour’s daughter

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man, Elisha James, for allegedly defiling a four-year-old daughter of his co-tenant at Warewa community in Ogun State. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed…

Badagry prince convicted for forging late Oba’s land documents

Badagry prince convicted for forging late Oba’s land documents

An Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, yesterday convicted and sentenced a Badagry prince, Semasa James, to a oneyear imprisonment for forging documents while administering the estate of his father, the late Oba Afolabi James of…

30 cows die mysteriously in Ondo community

30 cows die mysteriously in Ondo community

30 cows have died in mysterious circumstances at Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State. The cows, which belonged to a Fulani herder known as Baba Sule in the community, were…

Internet fraudster convicted, gets N3m fine

Internet fraudster convicted, gets N3m fine

Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, yesterday convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster, popularly known as Yahoo Boy, Sodiq Adewale, to one year’s imprisonment. He was however, given an option of…

Two held for 20-year-old girl’s murder in Enugu

Two held for 20-year-old girl’s murder in Enugu

Police in Enugu State have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old lady, Orji Chiamaka Precious Gold, whose body was dumped in a gutter on Presidential Road, Independence Layout, Enugu, on…

Gunmen abduct couple, farmer in Ibadan

Gunmen abduct couple, farmer in Ibadan

Armed men have invaded Ibadan and kidnapped a couple and another person in the Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State. The three people were kidnapped at two different locations on Monday. The husband and…

Abia govt confirms death of Deputy Chief of Staff

Abia govt confirms death of Deputy Chief of Staff

  The Abia State Government has announced the death of Chief Ukpai Agwu, the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu. According to a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Kalu, in…

One killed as Police shoot at ‘Free El-Zakzaky’ protesters in Abuja

One killed as Police shoot at ‘Free El-Zakzaky’ protesters in Abuja

  One person was feared killed on Tuesday when the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command dispersed protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) at Maitama, Abuja. The spokesperson for the Ibrahim El-Zakzaky-led…

11 petrol tankers destroyed as fire guts garage in Kaduna

11 petrol tankers destroyed as fire guts garage in Kaduna

  Eleven petrol tankers were destroyed on Tuesday when fire razed a parking garage in Anguwan Mu’azu Kaduna South Local Goverment Area. Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), Abdulahi Hassan, confirmed the incident.…