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Imo police arrest alleged kidnapper

Imo police arrest alleged kidnapper

By Anolu Vincent /  Senior Correspondent, Owerri    The Imo State police command has nabbed a suspected kidnapper at Ngugo in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State. The suspect,…

Oluwatosin needs artificial limb to fulfill life aspirations

Oluwatosin needs artificial limb to fulfill life aspirations

By Funmi Falobi / Senior Reporter, Lagos   For Oluwasesan Oluwatosin, the sum of N350, 000 will change his world and prevent him from being an arms beggar for the rest…

One feared killed, as robbers raid bank in Ekiti

One feared killed, as robbers raid bank in Ekiti

By Yaqoub Popoola   /  Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti    One person reportedly lost his life on Wednesday when armed robbers attacked the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of a branch of a…

Aregbesola probes Osun communal crisis

Aregbesola probes Osun communal crisis

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has inaugurated a six-man judicial commission of inquiry to look into the communal clash between Ipetumodu and Ashipa communities in Ife Local Government Area…

Police Command grills officers over Ikorodu attack

Police Command grills officers over Ikorodu attack

By Emmanuel Udom and Andrew Utulu (Lagos)    Some policemen who survived an attack by suspected oil thieves, who stormed Owutu police station in Ikorodu area of Lagos on Monday…

NDIC abandons N604m fraud case against bank MD, Directors

NDIC abandons N604m fraud case against bank MD, Directors

  By Tunde Opeseitan Snr Correspondent, Lagos   A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday closed the criminal case filed by the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Commission (NDIC) against the…

Man, 85, beheaded over land tussle in Edo

Man, 85, beheaded over land tussle in Edo

  By Francis Onoiribholo  Bureau Chief, Benin City   Unknown hoodlums have beheaded an octogenarian and assistant head of Arougba village, Goodluck Uwummwanrongie, over alleged land tussle. The killers were…

NAFDAC parades suspects for forging agency’s documents

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondent, Abuja   The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has paraded two suspects who specialised in forging the agency’s document and also…

Gunmen abduct 87-year-old woman in Ondo

Gunmen abduct 87-year-old woman in Ondo

An 87-year-old woman, Mrs Olapeju Fasonu, was on Sunday night abducted by gunmen in her residence at Araromi-Obu in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. The abducted woman is…

Be neutral, Fashola urges Lagos police

Be neutral, Fashola urges Lagos police

Governor Babatunde Fashola has urged policemen in the state to owe their allegiance to the law and the people of Lagos State alone. Fashola gave the advice on Monday during…

17 feared killed in Fulani/Agatu clash in Benue

17 feared killed in Fulani/Agatu clash in Benue

By Tor Vande-Acka  / Correspondent, Makurdi   About 17 persons were feared killed on Monday in renewed suspected Fulani attacks on six villages in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.…

Excessive exposure to noise harmful, says LASEPA boss

The General Manger, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Mr Adebola Shabi, on Monday cautioned the general public against excessive exposure to the noise in their environment. He told the…

CLO demands N50m compensation for accident victim from Dangote

CLO demands N50m compensation for accident victim from Dangote

By Emmanuel Udom and Anthonia Soyingbe Human rights group, Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), has demanded a compensation of N50 million for a victim, John Kalensanwo, who had an accident involving…

Businessman faults Reps’ candidate claims on land fraud

By Tunde Opeseitan Snr Correspondent, Lagos A businessman, Steven Olugbenga Ibitoye has dismissed the response of a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Olakunle Muri Okunola, to…

Elumelu: The hunter now the hunted

Elumelu: The hunter now the hunted

By Yemi Adebisi  / Acting Head, Literary/Arts   With the ongoing investigations and counter-evidence of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), top-ranking members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of…

Aregbesola visits warring communities, warns against violence

Aregbesola visits warring communities, warns against violence

By Gbenga Faturoti  / Correspondent, Oshogbo   The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has commended Ipetumodu and Ashipa communities for embracing peace four days after they entered into agreement to…

Police smash trans-border robbers, recover rifles

Police smash trans-border robbers, recover rifles

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   The police in Lagos have smashed a notorious trans-border armed robbery gang and arrested eight of its members. The gang was smashed by operatives…

Insurance: Transport companies fleece passengers

Inter-state motor transport companies that usually charge commuters insurance fees which they claimed was for an insurance company to indemnify in the case of accidents, may after all be fleecing…

JUSUN strike hampering prosecution of offenders, says EFCC

JUSUN strike hampering prosecution of offenders, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC) says the strike by the judiciary workers was hampering its operations as it has crippled its arraignment of suspected fraudsters. An official of…

Court dissolves eight-year-old marriage over childlessness

Court dissolves eight-year-old marriage over childlessness

An Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos State, on Wednesday dissolved the eight-year-old marriage of a herbalist, Mr Abiju Olaifa and his wife, Kehinde, over childlessness. The 60-year-old herbalist, who resides…

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