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Violence persists in Ibadan, as thugs take over

Violence persists in Ibadan, as thugs take over

By Oladele Ogunsola  Correspondent, Ibadan   The orgy of violence that reared its ugly head in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital last week, continued again in the city on Tuesday,…

Court acquits Guru disciple of murder case

By Anolu Vincent Senior Correspondent, Owerri   An Imo High Court, sitting in Oguta Judicial Division and presided over by Hon. Justice Goddy Anunihu, on Tuesday discharged and acquitted Dr.…

5000 landlords get C of O in Ogun

5000 landlords get C of O in Ogun

By Segun Adeleye  / Correspondent, Abeokuta   The Homeowners Charter programme of Ogun State government under the administration of Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday gave the first batch of beneficiaries of…

Landlord’s son docked for defiling minor

Landlord’s son docked for defiling minor

Godswill David, a 20-year-old son of a landlord, on Monday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over an alleged defilement of a 10-year-old minor. The accused,…

Ten injured in Oyo PDP ward congresses rerun

Ten injured in Oyo PDP ward congresses rerun

By Oladele Ogunsola / Correspondent, Ibadan   No fewer than 10 party supporters were said to be injured on Monday at the Oyo State Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

Man in court over attempted rape of 13-year-old girl

Man in court over attempted rape of 13-year-old girl

A 22-year-old man, Abiola Adeyanju, who allegedly attempted to rape a 13-year-old girl, was on Monday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, The accused, who resides at No.…

Two children burnt to death in Anambra

By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu  / Special Correspondent, Awka    Tragedy struck on Sunday night at Okpuno, a community in Awka South local government area of Anambra State, when fire razed down…

Moro bans inmates, prison officials from using phones

Moro bans inmates, prison officials from using phones

The Minster of Interior, Abba Moro, has banned the use of mobile phones in all the prison formations by the inmates and prison officials. He also directed the Nigerian Prison…

Police arraign 23 suspects over bloodshed in Osun

Police arraign 23 suspects over  bloodshed in Osun

By Gbenga Faturoti  / CORRESPONDENT, Osogbo   No fewer than 23 persons were arraigned on Thursday before an Osogbo Magistrate Court over violence disturbance which occurred last week in Ede,…

Secondary school students arraigned over assault

By Gbenga Faturoti  / CORRESPONDENT, Osogbo   Three secondary school students have been arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate Court for allegedly beaten up their teacher. The students Haruna Waliu (19), Adebayo…

Court orders police to arraign suspects

Court orders police to arraign suspects

An FCT High Court on Thursday ordered the Nigeria Police to arraign Christopher Joseph, Jessey Thomas and Babatunde Ojo for alleged armed robbery. Justice Abubakar Umar gave the order after…

Navy to take delivery of vessels to eradicate sea piracy

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ilesanmi Alade, has said that the Navy was taking delivery of some vessels aimed at taking full charge of the…

DSS nabs six suspects over death of BYSIEC scribe

DSS nabs six suspects over death of BYSIEC scribe

By Igoniko Oduma  Correspondent, Yenagoa   Six persons suspected to have killed the Administrative Secretary of the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), Simeon Akpane, last October, were on Wednesday…

Sisters apprehended trying to smuggle Marijuana to brother in cell

Two sisters were on Wednesday apprehended while attempting to smuggle 11 wraps of marijuana to their brother, Babatunde Oyetobi, inside the holding cell at the Ikeja High Court premises. The…

Court remands man, 45, for issuing dud cheque

Court remands man, 45, for issuing dud cheque

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting at Iyaganku, Ibadan, on Wednesday remanded a 45-year old John Jimoh in prison custody for allegedly issuing a dud cheque. The Chief Magistrate, Alhaja Fatima…

Three female police officers assaulted by suspects

By Francis Onoiribholo  / Bureau Chief, Benin City   Three female police officers were on Wednesday beaten and stripped naked where they had gone to effect arrest of some female suspects…

Commercial driver docked over alleged manslaughter

A 33-year-old commercial driver, Abideen Rashidi, on Wednesday appeared before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over the alleged manslaughter of a 49-year-old woman, Mrs Omolara Etti. Rashidi, who…

Man jailed for stealing phone

By Gbenga Faturoti / CORRESPONDENT, Osogbo   A young man, Oluwatobi Adewale (25), was on Wednesday sentenced to six months imprisonment by an Osogbo Magistrate Court for stealing Blackberry phone and…

Husband wants dissolution of marriage over fighting, threat to life

A 62-year old driver, Iyanda Busari, on Wednesday pleaded with an Alakuko Customary Court to dissolve his 17-year old marriage over incessant fighting and threat to life. Busari, who lives…

Police arrest fake soldier in Port Harcourt

Police arrest fake soldier in Port Harcourt

A 30-year-old man who had allegedly been posing as a soldier and using his fake identity to defraud unsuspecting members of the public has been arrested by the Rivers State…

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