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Remembering Ojukwu, three years after

Remembering Ojukwu, three years after

By Uchendu Precious Onuoha  / Special Correspondent, Spain   “Fading away like the stars of the morning, losing their light in the glorious sun, thus would we pass from the earth…

FRSC warns drivers on Abuja-Okene road

FRSC warns drivers on Abuja-Okene road

The Federal road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lokoja has urged motorists plying the Abuja-Lokoja-Okene road to exercise a high degree of patience and courtesy, to avoid unnecessary gridlock on the…

Court orders shipping companies to refund over N1tr

Court orders shipping companies to refund over N1tr

By Tunde Opeseitan / Snr Correspondent, Lagos   A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday affirmed the appointment of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) as the economic regulators of the…

Gunmen kill son of ex-Bauchi PDP Chairman

Gunmen kill son of  ex-Bauchi PDP Chairman

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu , Bauchi   The son of former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Bauchi State, Garba Noma, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen. It was learnt…

Court remands man in prison custody over alleged armed robbery

Court remands man in prison custody over alleged armed robbery

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday remanded in prison custody a 26-year-old man, Felix Airhuodion, for armed robbery. The magistrate, Mrs Magaret Dan-Oni, ordered that Airhuodion be…

Woman in court for allegedly biting policeman

A 41-year-old woman, Bunmi Adesanya, who allegedly bit a police officer on the back while on official duty, was on Wednesday brought before a Shomolu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Adesanya…

Businessman docked over alleged N15m theft

A businessman, Adejare Adeniyi, who allegedly obtained N15 million under false pretences from a company, with the purpose of supplying it with bitumen, on Wednesday appeared before a Surulere Chief…

50-year-old man remanded over alleged attempted murder

A 50-year-old man, Sunday Okoro, was on Wednesday remanded in prison custody by a Shomolu Magistrate’s Court in Lagos over an alleged attempt to murder one Dele Olukayode. The Magistrate,…

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…

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