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Abia gov: Ikpeazu, Oti’s camps bicker over strange caskets in Aba

Abia gov: Ikpeazu, Oti’s camps bicker over strange caskets in Aba

By Valentine Amanze, Lagos Residents of Aba, Abia State woke up Thursday morning to the sights strange caskets on their streets with message warning that anybody who fails to vote…

Death at childbirth: Family opts out of autopsy

Death at childbirth:  Family opts out of autopsy

Yinka Shokunbi - Group Life Editor   After weeks of accusations and counter accusation over the death of 36-year old Mrs. Dolapo Adesanya at the EKO Hospital, Ikeja, the controversy surrounding…

Gunmen kill ASP, wound three others in Benue

Gunmen kill ASP, wound three others  in Benue

By Tor Vande-Acka / Makurdi   unknown gunmen have shot to death an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Baba Ibrahim and wounded three others in hospital in Katsina-Ala LGA of Benue…

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa council boss

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa council boss

By Igoniko Oduma  -  Yenagoa   Enaye Abah, the Chairman of Ogbia Local Government Council, Bayelsa State, the home local government area of President Goodluck  Jonathan, was on Wednesday abducted…

12-year-old-girl emerges winner of Lagos Spelling Bee competition

12-year-old-girl emerges winner of Lagos Spelling Bee competition

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase –  Lagos   12-year-old Tijani Boluwatife of Araromi Primary School, Agege has emerged winner in the primary category of this year’s Spelling Bee competition. The competition which…

Revealed: Female court staff who allegedly defrauded Bamaiyi in prison

Revealed: Female court staff who allegedly defrauded Bamaiyi in prison

By Judith Eshemitan  - Lagos Mallam Garba Abdulahi, an Assistant Controller of Prisons (ACP) has identified Ms Rosulu Aderonke Idowu as an accomplice who allegedly aided Chief Fred Ajudua, a Lagos…

Over 100 people killed during recent elections – Group

Over 100 people killed during  recent elections – Group

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja   A post election assessment by the Centre for Democracy and Development has revealed that over 100 people were killed during the just concluded general…

Armed security men take over NIS recruitment in Lagos

Armed security men take over NIS recruitment in Lagos

By Emmanuel Udom Lagos   Stern looking, gun wailing security agents have taken charge in the on-going recruitment and selection examination packaged by the presidential committee for the Nigerian Immigration…

Airtel donates Hilux pick-up to police

Airtel donates Hilux pick-up  to police

Airtel Nigeria Limited on Tuesday presented the Nigerian Police Lagos State Command with a brand new Toyota Hilux Pick-up as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) to plough back…

Gunmen kill El-Rufai’s campaign coordinator

Gunmen kill  El-Rufai’s  campaign  coordinator

By Juliet Oyoyo  Kaduna   A local campaign coordinator of Kaduna state governor-elect, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Mr Markus Ishaya, was yesterday murdered by unknown by gunmen at his Atuku Kasa,…

Abuja auto-crash claims two, injures three

Abuja auto-crash claims two, injures three

Nedum Noble  -  Special Correspondent, Abuja   Two persons were reported dead while three others sustained serious injuries in a ghastly motor accident along Dutse-Bwari road in the FCT. Daily…

Two soldiers, one civilian killed in Bauchi accident

Two soldiers, one civilian killed in Bauchi accident

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu –  Correspondent, Bauchi   Two soldiers and a civilian were killed in two separate accidents in Bauchi on Sunday. In a fatal motor accident along Azare-Bulkachuwa road…

26-year-old man to appear in court for attempted robbery

26-year-old man to appear in court for attempted robbery

By Andrew Utulu  - Correspondent, Lagos   A 26-year-old man Collins Ebong who attempted to rob a lady while armed with a toy gun will be charged to court soon. The…

Anambra demolishes kidnapers’ dens

Anambra demolishes kidnapers’ dens

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue Correspondent, Awka The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, at the weekend re-enforced security measures in the state as he approved the demolition of two more kidnappers’ dens.…

Six suspected armed robbers in EFCC uniforms nabbed, paraded in Lagos

Six suspected armed robbers in EFCC uniforms nabbed, paraded in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu  /  Correspondent, Lagos.   Six persons who allegedly operate as personnel of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) have been arrested in Lagos. The suspects were arrested…

Fayose: A cat with nine lives

Fayose: A cat with nine lives

By Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts   Finally, Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has received the backing of the highest court in Nigeria, the Supreme Court, to remain his position…

Parents of kidnapped kids paid us N2m ransom –Nanny

Parents of kidnapped kids paid us N2m ransom –Nanny

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Funmilayo Adeyemi, the woman who allegedly kidnapped three kids entrusted to her as nanny has confessed that a ransom of N2million was paid for…

Police arrests bank manager over N15m fraud

Police arrests bank manager over N15m fraud

By Christian Emeka –   Special Correspondent, Awka    The Anambra State Police Command Thursday arrested one Nneka Oragu, the Bank Manager , Nice Micro Finance Bank Nise, Eke Awka Branch…

Synagogue: Collapse was not triggered by foundational defects, says expert

Synagogue: Collapse was not triggered by foundational defects, says expert

By Judith Eshemitan - Reporter, Lagos   Mr. Joseph Folayan, a former chairman of the defunct Nigerian Geo-technical Association, has insisted that the guest house at the Synagogue Church of All…

Death at childbirth: Colleagues petition Medical, Dental Council

Death at childbirth: Colleagues  petition Medical, Dental Council

Yinka Shokunbi Group Life Editor The death of Mrs. Dolapo Adesanya at the EKO Hospital, Ikeja has continued to draw more reactions as her old school mates from the Wesley College…

NDLEA arrests four drug suspects at Lagos Airport

NDLEA arrests four drug suspects at Lagos Airport

By Abel Orukpe Correspondent, Lagos National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the international wing of the Muritala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos has arrested four suspected drug traffickers for allegedly smuggling…

Two SSCE students drown in River Osun

Two SSCE  students drown in River Osun

By Gbenga Faturoti Correspondent, Osogbo There was tragedy in Osogbo, Osun State Capital when two pupils of Ataoja High School who are writing the ongoing West African School Certificate Examination (WASC)…

Death at childbirth: My wife did not die of cancer – Husband

Death at childbirth: My wife did not die of cancer – Husband

Yinka Shokunbi Group Life Editor   Contrary to the allegation by one Bimbo Ayuba that Mrs. Dolapo Adesanya who died at childbirth at EKO Hospital “was diagnosed and treated of…

Death at child-birth: EKO Hospital neglected my wife

Death at child-birth:  EKO Hospital neglected my wife

By Yinka Shokunbi / Group Life Editor   The last may not have been heard about the complicity of medical officials of the EKO Hospital in the April 5 death of…

Mbu traces election success to threat to retaliate killing of policemen

Mbu traces election  success to threat to retaliate killing of policemen

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, comprising Lagos and Ogun States, Mbu Joseph Mbu has commended the peaceful election…

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