Court sentences father to death by hanging for burying his daughter alive

Jigawa State High Court sitting in Ringim has sentenced the father of a four-year-old girl to death for burying her alive. Justice Ahmed Mohammed Kazaure said Nasiru Hamisu was accused of killing his 4-year-old biological daughter Zainab and burying her alive in his room. Prosecution counsel, Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu, Attorney General Jigawa State presented... Continue Reading →

Man Bags 22 Years For Raping Daughter

A-47-year-old man, Emmanuel Thompson Udo, yesterday was sentenced to 22 years for raping his daughter. A family court in Cross River State, South-south Nigeria, on Tuesday, sentenced the man to 22 years imprisonment, without the option of a fine, for raping his 14-year-old daughter. Udo’s arrest and prosecution by the police followed a petition from... Continue Reading →

Abuja Court Remands Woman In Prison For Allegedly Beating Up Ex-Husband

A Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, on Tuesday, has ruled that a 23-year-old hairstylist, Gift Paul, who allegedly beat up her former husband, Adams, be remanded in a correctional facility. Paul was charged to court by the police with criminal trespass, assault, and causing grievous harm. The judge, Muhammad Adamu, adjourned the case... Continue Reading →

Hotel owner arrested for his involvement in kidnap of woman, son

A hotel owner whose identity is yet-to-be unraveled has reportedly been arrested by personnel of 144 Battalion under 14 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Ohafia, Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State over his involvement in the kidnap of one Mrs. Chinagorom Frank and her son. Mrs. Frank and her son were both kidnapped... Continue Reading →

PDP calls for probe into attack on Gov Wike father’s church

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for a comprehensive investigation into the attack on the Christian Universal Church, Port Harcourt, River State capital. An explosive was said to have been detonated at the church steered by the father of the state governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday. In a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan on Sunday, the... Continue Reading →

ALLEGED N2.2BN FRAUD: Nigerian govt reaches out to Niger Republic, US over Maina

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Thursday the Federal Government has reached out to the Niger Republic and the United States in search of the ex-Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who is believed to have jumped bail. The commission arraigned Maina on several count charges of fraud and money... Continue Reading →

Ogun: 55-year-old man arrested with 4 human skulls, hands, jaws

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 55-year-old man, Yesiru Salisu, for being in possession of four human skulls, two dry human hands and three jaws. DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police image maker confirmed this in a statement issued on Tuesday. According to Oyeyemi, the suspect, a resident of 7, Odunsi Street, Ijebu... Continue Reading →

Military arrests 27 suspected cultists in Jos

The Special Military Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), on Saturday arrested 27 suspected cult members in Plateau. The suspects were said to be disrupting the peace in various communities in Jos North Local Government Area (LGA) of the State. Maj.-Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of the task force, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen... Continue Reading →

70-year-old grandfather ‘impregnates’ granddaughter

A sexagenarian, Hunsu Sunday, has been arrested in Ogun for allegedly defiling and impregnating his 15–year- old granddaughter. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday following a complaint at Ado- Odo Divisional Headquarters by aunt of the victim, who reported the victim has been living with her grandfather since the demise of her mother. She further... Continue Reading →

Man, 23, stabbed to death after visiting girlfriend in Bauchi, suspect arrested

A 23-year-old man, Hamza Usman, was on Wednesday night attacked and stabbed to death after he visited his girlfriend’s house at Anguwar Mahaukata in Bauchi State. The state police command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, however, informed in a press release he signed and made available to journalists in Bauchi on... Continue Reading →

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