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Dogs tear baby’s skull in Lagos

Dogs tear baby’s skull in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   A man, Stanley Jegede, said to be the caretaker of house 35, Adegboyega Street, Akesan, Igando, Lagos, has been arrested by the police for…

Security guard docked for theft of N1.4m batteries

Security guard docked for theft of N1.4m batteries

A 40-year-old security guard, Toyeeb Agbaje, who allegedly stole 18 inverter batteries valued at N1.4 million, was on Monday brought before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused, who lives…

Man jumps from gallery to seek Joshua’s attention

By Chinyere Abiaziem,  Reporter, Lagos   A young man caused a surprise on Sunday in the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun, Lagos when he jumped from the rear of…

Six escape death in Benin accident

By Francis Onoiribholo  /Bureau Chief, Benin City Six unidentified persons narrowly escaped death by the whiskers in the early hours of Monday in Benin City, the Edo State capital, when…

Agent, 45, charged with N4.4m fraud

Nosa Akomen, a 45-year-old man, who claimed to be a clearing agent, was on Monday charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly obtaining N4.4 million under false pretences.…

Customs impounds 11,264 bags of smuggled rice

Customs impounds 11,264 bags of smuggled rice

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has uncovered a hideout in a creek at Igbesa, Ogun State, where its officials seized 11,264 bags…

Cardiovascular disease death ratio on the increase –Expert

By Oladele Ogunsola Correspondent, Ibadan An expert in the field of cardiology and a member of staff of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan,  Abiodun Adeoye has raised an alarm…

Braide goes to SCID

By Emmanuel Udom Senior Correspondent, Lagos There are strong indications that Ngozi Conchita Braide, the immediate past Police Public Relations Officer for Lagos State Police Command, may be heading to…

ThisDay Reporter dies in Ekiti

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti ThisDay Newspapers’ Correspondent in Ekiti State, Toba Suileman, has passed on. Suleiman, a native of Akure, Ondo State died in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Sunday.…

Police breathe down on robbers in Lagos

Police breathe down on robbers in Lagos

•Kill many, arrest others By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   The Lagos State Police Command has adopted various measures to check the menace of armed robbers in the state…

SON, Ekiti clampdown on dealers of used tyres

By Yaqoub Popoola  /  Correwpondent, Ado-Ekiti   The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Thursday vowed to intensify raid on the outlets of tyre dealers across the country to checkmate…

Three injured, as students’ protest rocks Akwa Ibom Poly

By Idongesit Ashameri   / Correspondent, Uyo    The recently threatened action by students of Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic came alive on Thursday, as no fewer than three persons were injured…

Osun CJ grants 16 inmates freedom

By Gbenga Faturoti / CORRESPONDENT, Osogbo   The Chief Judge of Osun State, Justice Oyebola Adepele Ojo, has granted pardon to 16 inmates at both Ilesa and Ile-Ife prisons. Justice Ojo…

Reps task IGP on highway robbery

The House of Representatives on Thursday tasked the Inspector General of Police on the need to step up surveillance and patrol aimed at checking incessant armed robbery incidence along the…

Pastor’s wife, four children burnt to death in Delta

By Emmanuel Arubi  / Snr. Correspondent, Warri   THE wife of the resident pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church (C.A.C), Otumara parish, Mrs. Grace Kayoda and four of her children were…

Man drags SSS to court over seized N6.5m, tracking of GSM calls

 By Joe Nwankwo  /  Assistant Editor, Abuja   A Jos-based businessman, Abubakar Garba Musa has filed a suit before an Abuja Federal High Court Abuja, against the State Security Service…

Edo police parade four kidnappers, 39 other criminals

Edo police parade four kidnappers, 39 other criminals

By Francis Onoiribholo  / Bureau Chief, Benin City   Barely three weeks after the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Foluso Adebanjo paraded 68 suspected criminals apprehended for various offences; the police…

Man jailed for life for rape in Osun

By Gbenga Faturoti / CORRESPONDENT, Osogbo   A middle aged man, Obafemi Kolawole, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by Ilesa High Court for rape. Kolawole was found guilty for unlawfully…

School owner accuses Minister of trespass

By Oladele Ogunsola, Correspondent, Ibadan   Minister of Police Affairs, Jelili Adesiyan, has run into trouble with the owner of a popular private secondary school in Ibadan, Bodija International School by…

NSCDC arrests ‘Mama Militant’ for oil theft

By Igoniko Oduma  / Correspondent, Yenagoa   Bayelsa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested ‘Mama Militant’ for offences bordering on crude oil theft. The…

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