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Ebonyi man beheads woman, throws body into stream

Ebonyi man beheads woman, throws body into stream

By Felix Uka   /   Correspondent, Abakaliki   Ebonyi State Police Command on Thursday paraded a 32-year-old man, Chinedu Nweke, for allegedly beheading a middle aged woman, Mrs Philomena Nwega,…

Court dissolves two-year-old marriage over anger

An Osogbo Grade III Customary Court has dissolved the two-year- old marriage of one Wasiu Mustapha and his wife Fasilat, over his wife’s temperament. Wasiu had prayed the court to…

Police arrest 182 suspects in Niger

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  /  Senior Correspondent, Minna   The police in Niger State on Thursday said it has arrested a total of 182 suspected criminals between August and September, 2014…

Lafarge WAPCO trains, employs 12 Nigerians

By Segun Adeleye  / Correspondent, Abeokuta   Lafarge WAPCO Cement Company, makers of Elephant Cement has trained 12 young Nigerians in apprenticeship and immediately employed majority of the trained apprentices. This…

Ilomuanya slams N10b suit against Okorocha, Nwangwu

By Anolu Vincent   / Senior correspondent, Owerri   Obi of Obinugwu and Chairman, South East Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze (Dr.) Cletus Ilomuanya has slammed a N10 billion suit against…

Carpenter charged with break-in, theft of recharge cards

A 21-year-old, Emmanuel Moses, on Wednesday appeared before an Ojo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged burglary and theft of recharge cards valued at N15, 000. Moses, a carpenter…

Man slaughters neighbour’s four children in Edo

By Francis Onoiribholo Bureau Chief, Benin City   There was pandemonium in Okha II community in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government area of Edo State in the early hours of Thursday, when…

Ekiti music star, Elemure dies at 71, Fayemi, others mourn

By Yaqoub Popoola  /  Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   Foremost Ekiti music maestro, High Chief Peter Ogunyemi (alias Elemure) is dead. Ogunyemi died in the early hours of Thursday in his residence…

Police arrest two suspected hoodlums in Edo

Police arrest two suspected hoodlums in Edo

By Francis Onoiribholo / Bureau Chief, Benin City   Two suspects, Monday Gideon and Ebhomen Junior, both aged 14 years each have been apprehended by operatives of the Edo state police…

Cancer patient cries out for help

By Funmi Falobi / Senior Reporter, Lagos For Adetutu Bukola, the sum of N500, 000 will save her life, as she is currently endangered by cancer of the breast. Apart from…

Bus conductor chops off passenger’s ear

A 32-year-old bus conductor, Taiye Ajayi, was on Wednesday charged with biting off the ear of a passenger at an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Ajayi, whose address is unknown, is…

We disguise as drivers to rob passengers – suspects

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   The police in Lagos have smashed a syndicate that specializes in carrying passengers, and thereafter rob them on transit. Two of the members, a…

Protest in Delta over ban of ‘Okada’ business

By Felix Igbekoyi / Correspondent, Asaba    BUSINESS  activities where temporarily  grounded at Boji – Boji metropolis, Ika North East Local Government Area  on Wednesday as various groups in motorcycle business…

Man in court for alleged stealing of N180, 000

A 34-year-old man, Adeniyi Johnson, was on Wednesday arraigned at an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for alleged stealing of N180, 000 belonging to one Nnaji James. Johnson, with no known…

Suspected car thieves arrested in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu / Correspondent, Bauchi   The Bauchi state police command has arrested suspected car thieves and recovered a white Toyota Hilux with registration number ZM 01-A13 belonging to the…

Man, 25, defiles girl, three, in Ogun

By Segun Adeleye / Correspondent, Abeokuta   Men of the Ogun State police Command attached to Ayetoro Division have arrested one Kayode Akanni, 25, of Pedepo Village via Ohunbe Ogun State…

LASU don, Onifade, slumps, dies at LASUTH

LASU don, Onifade, slumps, dies at LASUTH

A professor of Sports Psychology, Prof. Ademola Onifade, of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, on Tuesday died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja. Onifade, who had…

Two in police net for armed robbery

Two in police net for armed robbery

By Andrew Utulu  /  Correspondent, Lagos   Two robbery suspects have been arrested in Lagos by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command’s Special Anti Robbery Squad, (SARS). The suspects…

Student arraigned over alleged rape

A student, Ibrahim Fashanu, who allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge of a 21-year-old lady, was on Monday brought before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused, 26, who lives…

Trader docked over alleged theft of men’s wears

A 21-year-old trader, Emmanuel Dominic, who allegedly obtained wears worth N240, 000 under false pretences, on Monday appeared before an Apapa, Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused, who resides in…

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