Police kill 2 bandits, rescue 20 victims in Kaduna

Eight passengers abducted on Wednesday afternoon along Kaduna-Zaria highway have been rescued by the police. Also rescued were three workers of Airtel Communications Company abducted on Tuesday, and nine others kidnapped on January 14, when bandits attacked the convoy of the Emir...

Man arraigned over defilement of 14yr-old homeless girl

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court yesterday ordered that  25-year-old Emmanuel Eyo, be remanded in the custodial center, over alleged defilement of a 14-year-old girl, Eyo, who resides on Oyenuga Street, Ijeshatedo, Surulere, Lagos State. Eyo was charged with defilement.  YOU MAY ALSO...

Woman sell neighbour's child for N30, 000 in Imo

The Imo State Police Police Command has arrested a woman, Nkechi and her accomplices for allegedly selling off her neighbor’s five-year-old boy, for N30, 000. The child, Goddey Awobi, was left under the care of his siblings by her mother, Chidinma Awobi. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE...

Ex-Oyo Assembly Chief Whip discharged, acquitted over murder

Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, has discharged and acquitted the former Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr. Olafisoye Akinmoyede, who represented Lagelu state constituency in the eighth assembly over the murder of Mr. Temitope Olatoye. Mr. Olatoye was murdered...

Anambra South: Court stops INEC, others from issuing Certificate of Return to Uzor

A division of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), from giving effect to the judgment of another division of the Court at FCT directing the commission to issue a Certificate of Return to Obinna Uzor, as the...

Policeman shoots driver over N50 bribe in Imo

A businessman, Mr. Justice Eke, has been shot by a Policeman for allegedly allowing an N50 bribe he wanted to hand over to him to drop on the ground in  Owerri, Imo State. The incident happened a few hours is that the new State Police Commissioner, Mr. Olaniyi Fafowora, warned...

Dasuki makes first court appearance in money laundering charges

 Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, yesterday appeared in court before Justice Ahmed Muhammed, of the Federal High Court, Abuja, after his release from four-year detention.  Dasuki who appeared for the first time, for his trial on charges of...

Oil theft: DPR pledges support to EFCC

The Department of Petroleum Resources( DPR)has pledge to improve its collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in fighting oil theft and other petroleum related economic crimes in the Niger Delta.Mr. Bassey Nkanga, the Zonal Operations Controller of...

Kidnappers of Sekibo's wife jailed for life

Rivers State High Court ,sitting in Port Harcourt, has sentenced Abel Okoro, and Vincent Wilson, to life imprisonment without option of fine, for kidnapping the wife of Senator George Thompson-Sekibo ,and two of her female friends. Wife of the senator, Princess Asime Sekibo, and...

Civil rights group asks court to stop publication of book on Army/Shiites clash

A non-governmental organisation, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency, (CESJET)has approached the Kaduna State High Court for an order to stop the spokesman of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Musa, from publishing a book on the clash between the...