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Mother, son nabbed for buying stolen car at N25, 000

Mother, son nabbed for buying stolen car at N25, 000

By Yemi Akintomide Correspondent, Akure The joy of Mrs. Caroline Akinlosotu knew no bound few days ago when her fourth son came into their home in Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo…

Court remands fake DSS officer in prison

By Gbenga Faturoti Correspondent, Osogbo The hearing of the case of impersonation against a 22-year-old man, Aladegolu Victor, will begin on September 30, 2014. Aladegolu was arraigned before an Osogbo…

UI Don raises alarm over rate of rape

By Oladele Ogunsola Correspondent, Ibadan In order to check the menace of rape in the society, parents have been charged to monitor social media consumption of adolescents while government in…

2,972 killed in road crashes in six months –FRSC

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja The Federal Road Safety Commission (RFSC) said no fewer than 2,972 persons have lost their lives to road crashes nationwide between January and June, 2014.…

Two feared dead, as Army takes over Katsina-Ala

By Tor Vande-Acka Correspondent, Makurdi Trucks load of soldiers were dispatched to Katsina-Ala, Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue state last weekend to maintain the peace following the disruption of…

Man arrested for buying stolen Jeep in Bayelsa

By Igoniko Oduma Correspondent, Yenagoa An ‘innocent’ buyer of a stolen Lexus Jeep, Okwodu Ndubuisi, has been arrested by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Bayelsa State Command. Ndubuisi was…

Flood renders 40 families homeless in Awka

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu Correspondent, Awka No fewer than 40 families have been rendered homeless by flood which submerged parts of Nwakpadolu Estate, Agu-Awka area of the Awka, the Anambra State capital…

Confusion over appointment of Ikere-Ekiti regent

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti The last may not have been heard about the controversy surrounding the appointment of a regent for Ikere- Ekiti since the demise of the community’s monarch,…

Runaway prisoner arrested in Lagos

Runaway prisoner arrested in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   A runaway prisoner, Fabian Oladele, who escaped from an Ondo State prison following a jail break in 2012, has been arrested in Lagos for…

Manko hands over to Aderanti, says Lagos relatively peaceful

Manko hands over to Aderanti, says Lagos relatively peaceful

By Emmanuel Udom /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos   The out-going Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Assistant Inspector general of Police (AIG) Umar Manko, has described the state as “relatively…

Woman in court for flogging ex-lover

A woman, Blessing Okoji, 28, was on Thursday arraigned before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ court for allegedly assaulting her ex-lover, Chibuchi Obasi, by flogging him with a cane all over…

Police to quiz DSPPEP officials over N7m fraud

By Emmanuel Arubi  / Senior Correspondent, Warri   POLICE authorities of the “B” Division, Warri have invited the Head of the Account Section of the Delta State Post Primary Education Board…

Reckless driving lands Okada rider in prison

By Nedum Noble  / Special Correspondent, Abuja   An Abuja Magistrate court has sentenced one Musbau Murtala to two weeks imprisonment for driving recklessly at Kubwa, a satellite town in Abuja,…

Man, 26, docked for raping a minor in Kano

26 year-old man, Abbas Sanusi, was on Thursday arraigned before a Kano Magistrates’ Court sitting at Nomans land for allegedly raping a minor. The accused, Abba Sanusi of Kabara quarters…

Beninoise, 33, in court for stealing senator’s N10m, jewellery

A 33-year-old Beninoise, Brouno Amoussou, was on Thursday charged with conspiracy and theft of N10 million cash and jewellery belonging to Senator Chris Anyanwu at an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in…

Teenager, driver docked for stealing building materials

A 17-year-old bricklayer (name withheld) and a driver, Mohammed Sule, 32, were on Thursday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of building materials worth N14, 500…

Woman accuses husband of food poisoning

A 49-year-old businesswoman, Charity Nyenka, on Thursday accused her husband of poisoning her food in a bid to get rid of her and remarry. “My husband poisoned my food to…

Kidnappers of female journalist arrested in Lagos

Kidnappers of female journalist arrested in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   The notorious gang of robbers and kidnappers who allegedly kidnapped and raped a female journalist and collected ransom of N1 million from the victim…

Akwa Ibom community decries six months power outage

By Idongesit Ashameri  / Correspondent, Uyo    Residents of Offot Community in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state have decried over six months power outage in the area. Speaking…

Osun court jails 20-year-old for stealing ram

An Osun Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced a 20-year-old, Tunde Morufu, to three months imprisonment for stealing a ram. The Magistrate, Mr Adebayo Lasisi, however, gave the convict an option…

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