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Native doctor jailed 10 years for culpability in kidnapping

Native doctor jailed 10 years for culpability in kidnapping

By Felix Igbekoyi  / Correspondent, Asaba   AN Effurun High Court has sentenced a native doctor, Philip Itoje to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour for kidnapping one Mrs. Christiana Eruotor,…

Police arrest human parts dealers in Lagos

Police arrest human parts dealers in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos The police in Lagos have arrested two suspects on suspicion that they deal in human parts. The suspects were arrested over the weekend with a…

Pakistani jailed 10 years for importing cocaine to Nigeria

By Tunde Opeseitan Snr Correspondent, Lagos A Pakistani, Bukhari Syed Waseem Ahmed was on Tuesday sentenced to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour by a Federal High Court in Lagos.…

Receptionist in court for allegedly stealing N160,000

Receptionist in court for allegedly stealing N160,000

  A 30-year-old receptionist, Gladys Obaro, on Monday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing N160,000 from her employer, using her Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card..…

I killed my son because he’s stubborn –Father

I killed my son because he’s stubborn –Father

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  , Bauchi   A 43-year-old man, Rabiu Yusuf, who resides at Maina  Maji in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State has tortured  his 10-year-old son, Aliyu…

Two killed in Ibadan land dispute, Ajimobi fumes

Two killed in Ibadan land dispute, Ajimobi fumes

By Oladele Ogunsola / Correspondent, Ibadan   Tragedy struck on Monday in Ibadan as two persons were confirmed dead in a land dispute between two Ibadan outskirts communities, Lalupon and Erunmu…

Miscreants sabotage FERMA’s repair work on Lagos-Badagry road – Official

The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) on Monday in Lagos decried the attitude of miscreants sabotaging rehabilitation works on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. The Engineer in charge of roads in Lagos…

Banker docked for allegedly stealing N2.9m belonging to Skye Bank

A 22-year-old banker employed by Skye Bank Plc., Gbemisola Owoeye, was on Monday charged with stealing N2.9 million belonging to the bank at a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.…

How I intend to serve Lagosians – New Lagos PPRO, Nwosu

How I intend to serve Lagosians – New Lagos PPRO, Nwosu

Kenneth Nwosu, a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), is the new Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Lagos State Command. He was appointed shortly after the state new commissioner of police,…

My female friends sponsor  me –robbery suspect

My female friends sponsor  me –robbery suspect

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Seun Kolawole, who was arrested recently for sponsoring armed robbers and receiving stolen vehicles, has declared that his girlfriends were his sponsors in the…

Estate agent docked over alleged theft of N300, 000

An estate agent, Kehinde James, 40, on Thursday appeared before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over an alleged theft and obtaining N300,000 under false pretences. James, who resides…

Family accuses police of killing 300-Level student in detention

Family accuses police of killing 300-Level student in detention

By Emmanuel Udom  -  Snr Correspondent, Lagos   The Police in Nassarawa State have been accused of killing a 300-Level student of Economics at Kaduna State University while he was…

Court remands BDC operators for defrauding bank of N2b

Court remands BDC operators for defrauding bank of N2b

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday remanded two Bureau de Change operators, Abass Mohammed and Ibrahim Jogal in prison custody for allegedly defrauding Union Bank Plc of N2 billion. Justice…

Fisherman docked over alleged murder of colleague

By Emmanuel Udom  -  Snr Correspondent, Lagos   Men of Department of Criminal Investigation the Lagos Command of Nigeria Police Force, Panti-Yaba, have charged a 37-year-old fisherman, Taiye Agbaje, before…

Driver, two others in court for burgling employer’s home

A driver and two others, who allegedly broke into the house of their employer, Mrs Budo Osoagbaka, and stole items valued at N126,500,on Thursday appeared before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court,…

Wonder bank chiefs jailed seven years in Delta

Wonder bank chiefs jailed seven years in Delta

By Emma Arubi CSnr. Correspondent, Warri   A DELTA State High Court sitting in Warri on Wednesday sentenced the Chief Executive Officer and President of a Wonder Bank, Mustard Seed…

Lagos releases 700 prison inmates in two years

Lagos releases 700 prison inmates in two years

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Mrs Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, on Wednesday said the state had released over 700 prison inmates in various prisons across the state in the past two…

Ogun Customs seizes 8,400 bags of rice in three months

Ogun Customs seizes 8,400 bags of rice in three months

By Segun Adeleye  / Correspondent, Abeokuta   The Comptroller, Ogun State Command of Nigeria Customs Service, Haroun Mamudu, said the Command has seized no fewer than 8,400 bags of rice from…

FIRS seals two LG councils in Oyo

FIRS seals two LG councils in Oyo

By Oladele Ogunsola  Correspondent, Ibadan   The big weight of law was brought to bear on two local government councils in Oyo State on Tuesday as the Enforcement Unit of…

Court remands woman in prison over alleged stealing

By Emma Arubi Snr. Correspondent, Warri   A WARRI Magistrate Court presided over by Magistrate S.O.S Yalaju (Mrs) on Tuesday remanded one Blessing Onoberevo, 18, till April 30,2015 for allegedly…

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