Hang me to death in market square, kidnap suspect pleads

A kidnap suspect, Anas Sa’idu, has pleaded to be sentenced to death by hanging for abducting, killing and burying in shallow grave one Tijjani Kabiru. Anas, 22, had kidnapped 16-year-old Kabiru on January 9 in Kwanar Gwarmai, Kangora town of Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano, police said. It was gathered he demanded a ransom... Continue Reading →

Lagos: Missing lady Oritoke Manni allegedly killed, buried by boyfriend

Lagos State Police Command has arrested Segun Titilayo, a resident of Otolu town in Ibeju Lekki. The 29-year-old is accused of killing and burying the corpse of his girlfriend, Oritoke Manni. The 26-year was a Bar attendant at K.C Hotel, Apakin Town. Oritoke had been declared missing, Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi said in... Continue Reading →

Strange Disease Kills 17 in Benue Community

No fewer than 17 persons were reported to have died of a strange illness ravaging the Okpeilo-Otukpa area in the Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State. The state government in a statement issued yesterday by the Commissioner for Health and Human Service, Dr. Emmanuel Ikwulono, said, “at the time of the receipt of the... Continue Reading →

Senate to investigate conviction of six Nigerians for funding Boko Haram in UAE

The Senate said on Monday it would open an investigation into the conviction of six Nigerians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for funding the Boko Haram sect. The Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal had last week upheld the conviction of the six men – Surajo Abubakar Muhammad, Saleh Yusuf Adamu, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan,... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: Nigerian govt moves against protesters, freezes bank accounts

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the request of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to freeze the accounts of 20 individuals and an organisation linked to the #EndSARS campaign. According to details of the order, the request was granted by Justice Ahmed Mohammed. It was filed by the CBN on October 20. The court... Continue Reading →

Five staff, one student test positive for COVID-19 in Lagos school

The Lagos State government said on Friday six people had tested positive for COVID-19 in a secondary school in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this in a statement, said the affected persons include five staff and one student of the school. Abayomi said: “Lagos State government has confirmed positive... Continue Reading →

Police arrest three suspects for allegedly raping minors in Yobe

The Police Command in Yobe on Thursday said it has arrested three suspects for allegedly raping two 13-year-old girls in Damaturu and Potiskum Local Government Areas of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Dungus Abdulkarim, made this known while presenting the suspects in Damaturu. According to him, the names of the three suspects... Continue Reading →

Farmer remanded for allegedly defiling 8-year-old girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Benue State on Wednesday ordered that a 29-year-old farmer, Terzungwe Aende, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl. The prosecution counsel, Sgt. Ato Godwin told the court that the case was reported at the ‘B’ Division Gboko by the complainant, Ushahemba Aasegh of Mkovur Ipav Gboko... Continue Reading →

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