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Gunmen kill Rector in Bayelsa

The Rector of institute of entrepreneurship studies Bayelsa Hon. Ayekeme Masa,  has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Yenagoa,the  state capital. The shooting and death of the Rector who was also a former Bayelsa State Commissioner for trade and ...

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Kidnappers kill 3, abduct 10 in Niger

By Aideloje Ojo Minna Kidnappers operating on the Kaduna – Sarki Pawa road in Munya local government of Niger state reportedly killed three persons and kidnapped 10 others at the weekend. It was gathered that the villages of Fwapai, Tsoho ...

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Father docked for ‘raping’ daughter

By Tope Musowo Lagos A 35-year old man, Emmanuel Idoko, has been brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling his 12-year- old daughter. The Prosecutor, Sergeant Lucky Ihehie, said Idoko slept with his daughter in his ...

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NDLEA intercepts truck load of cannabis in Benue

By Daniel Agbo Makurdi Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Benue state Command have intercepted a truck loaded with compressed cannabis sativa along Otukpo-Aliade Federal Highway. State commander of NDLEA, Mrs. Florence Ezeonye, while displaying the intercepted ...

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I lured her with N10 sweet – Rape suspect

A 30-year-old rape suspect, Mohammed Abubakar, yesterday admitted to luring a nine-year-old primary four pupil with a N10 lollipop sweet. Abubakar, a commercial motorcyclist and resident of Tudun Fulani in Bosso local government area of Niger, disclosed this while being ...

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Court remands robbery suspects in Osun

Two persons were on Thursday remanded in Ilesa prison custody over alleged armed robbery.  The accused persons, Hammed Sunday aged “19” and Seun Ogbeye aged “20” were arraigned before Magistrate Adijat Oloyade on a three count charge of conspiracy, armed ...

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Ritualists behead female hawker in Ogun

Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Ogun state Police Command has arrested three suspected ritual killers, who beheaded a 17-year-old puff-puff seller at Arigo Ijofin in Ipokia local council area of the state. The suspects, Yewunu Tanlaju, Olusoji Asamo, a herbalist and Joyi ...

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Lagos’ new lease of life for education

According to famous American scientist, George Washington Carver, ‘education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom’. Really, education is critical to the growth and development of any society. It empowers the individual with necessary knowledge and set ...

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Atiku bemoans murder of British missionary

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the murder of British missionary, Ian Squire, by kidnappers in Delta State.  In a statement released by his media office in Abuja Tuesday, the Waziri Adamawa described as horrific and abominable, ...

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Police hunt kidnappers of bizman in Ondo

Police in Ondo state are investigating the circumstances surrounding the abduction of a businessman, Oyewale Akinwande, aka Honourable Wale, by suspected herdsmen. Our correspondent gathered that four men suspected to be herdsmen reportedly abducted the middle-aged man at his sawmill ...

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NSCDC impersonator nabbed in Niger

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Niger has arrested one Usman Ejiga, who was posing as an officer of the corps and collecting money from job applicants. Corps commandant in the state, Mr Philip Ayuba, disclosed this in ...

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Untold story of child rape victims

Case one Thirteen-year-old Chidinma recalls the day she walked behind her school building in Dutse Alhaji, a suburb of Abuja, to relieve herself. With no decent latrine, it was nothing unusual for female pupils to urinate under the cover of ...

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EFCC recovers N11.9m for Redeemed Church

By Iyalla Adaye PortHarcourt The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have handed over N11.9 million recovered for the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) to the church leadership. EFCC Zonal Head, South-south, Mr. Ishaq Salihu, who handed over the ...

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