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Robbery suspect, ‘black Jesus,’ shot in Ado-Ekiti

Robbery suspect, ‘black Jesus,’ shot in Ado-Ekiti

Yaqoub Popoola –   Correspondent,Ado-Ekiti Police in Ekiti State have shot a 17-year old robbery suspect, Raji Babatunde (alias black Jesus) during a robbery incident in Ado-Ekiti. The Command’s Police Public…

Man, 33, wanted for strangling ‘lover’ boss

By Emmanuel Udom  /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Lagos State Police Command has declared a 33-year-old man, Kelechi Williams, wanted for allegedly strangling Mrs. Njideka Lizzy Nzewe, 39, a mother…

Man kills friend in Edo over N2,000 debt

By Francis Onoiribholo –   Bureau Chief Benin A middle aged man whose name was simply given as Oruma is now being detained by men of the state criminal investigation department…

Group petitions CJN, NJC over detention of Ibadan businessman

Group petitions CJN, NJC over detention of Ibadan businessman

By Gbenga Abegunrin / reporter, Ibadan A group, Friends of the Judiciary, has petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar, over…

Robbers attack Kaduna fuel station, kill one

By juliet Oyoyo / Special Correspondent, Kaduna   Angwar Muazu residents were thrown into panic as unknown gunmen, on Monday at about 7pm, invaded Ruma fuel station along the Nnamdi Azikiwe…

Again, Oyo lawmaker escapes assassination attempt

By Gbenga Abegunrin / Repoter, Ibadan For the third time in two years, the lawmaker representing Lagelu constituency in the Oyo state House of Assembly, Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a Sugar), was on…

Protest mars elections at spare-part market in Lagos

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   There was protest on Wednesday during the election of executive officers for the Association of Spare Parts Marketers and Dealers Association (ASPMDA) Trade…

Fire guts bank branch in Lagos

By Emmanuel Udom /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos   The Ijaiye branch of a deposit money bank (name withheld) was gutted by fire on Wednesday morning. Although the cause of the…

Police kill boy, arrest woman for misinformation

Police kill boy, arrest woman for misinformation

By Emma Arubi Snr. Correspondent, Warri SIX policemen attached to the Abraka police station in Delta State killed 23-year old Harrison Oritsedere, in his father’s compound, and arrested the woman…

Female cult member, armed robbers paraded in Delta

A 21-year-old lady, Chioma Akuchi, was among 11 members of a youth cult group arrested by the police in Asaba while performing their initiation rites. The Delta State Police Public…

Task force beats tricycle rider to coma

Idongesit Ashameri Correspondent, Uyo   Weeks after the resolution of ticket issues between operators of tricycle and men of the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Transport, fights and accidents have…

Three armed robbers arested in Ogun

By Segun Adeleye,  Abeokuta   Barely a day to the killing of some armed robbers in a shootout with a police team in Agbado, Ogun State, another anti robbery team…

Three nabbed with cloned Ekiti govt letterhead, blank cheque

Three nabbed with cloned Ekiti govt letterhead, blank cheque

By Andrew Utulu  /  Correspondent, Lagos The police in Lagos have smashed a syndicate allegedly specialised in swindling members of the public through false offers from state governments. Suspected members…

Gunrunning: Robbery suspects in Benue implicates politician

By Tor Vande-Acka /  Correspondent, Makurdi   The Benue State Command of the Nigeria Police has arrested a five-man robbery gang that has been terrorizing the state in recent times.…

Gunmen kidnap ex-Gov Sylva’s 86-year-old uncle

By Igoniko Oduma  /  Yenagoa Unknown gunmen, at 2am on Sunday, allegedly kidnapped 86 year-old Benson Adigio-Eseni, uncle to former governor of the state, Timipre Sylva, from his residence in Okpoama…

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