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Liberian, Ghanaian nationals arrested for robbery in Lagos

Liberian, Ghanaian nationals arrested for robbery in Lagos

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos    A Liberian footballer and a Ghanaian national were among the five suspected robbers arrested by police detectives in Lagos in connection with multi-million…

Court dissolves 12-year-old marriage over adultery

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday dissolved a 12-year-old marriage between one Richard Olisa and his wife, Cordelia over adultery. The President of the court, Mr R.I. Adeyeri,…

Lagos court saves six-year-old barren marriage

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday saved a barren six-year-old marriage between Mr Sodiq Oseni and his wife, Kemi, and rejected a plea for its dissolution. The husband…

Driver remanded for alleged rape

A 21-year-old driver, Daniel Ushana, was on Thursday remanded in prison custody by a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court in Benue for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl. The accused, who lives at…

LASTMA clears air on conductor’s death

LASTMA clears air on conductor’s death

By Funmi Falobi /  Snr Reporter, Lagos    Management of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has cleared the air surrounding the death of an unidentified bus conductor and…

Fake soldier remanded in prison over impersonation

Fake soldier remanded in prison over impersonation

An Oshodi Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a fake army officer, Mark Damijida, at the Kirikiri Prisons, Apapa, over alleged impersonation. The Magistrate, Mr Akeem Fashola, remanded Damijida,…

Tribunal adjourns tax appeal of N61.6m by Oando for hearing

Tribunal  adjourns tax appeal of N61.6m by Oando for hearing

The Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) has adjourned till December 2, an appeal filed by Oando Plc against the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) over its refusal to amend the company’s…

Two men stab rival over girlfriend

Two men — Kabiru Taoreek and Yussuf Olatunji, who allegedly stabbed a man with a broken bottle over girlfriend, were on Wednesday charged before an Oshodi Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.…

Businessman assassinated in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  / Correspondent, Bauchi   An Igbo businessman in Bauchi State, John Udeh was murdered on Tuesday in front of his house at the Federal Low-cost in Bauchi metropolis.…

Man, 28, arraigned for escaping from police custody

A 28-year-old man, Tolu Akinbode, who allegedly escaped from police custody, was on Wednesday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos. An Ojo Magistrates’ Court said the accused should be kept behind…

Man, 34, docked for stealing 50 fowls in Ibadan

A 34-year-old poultry attendant, Rasheed Aderemi, who allegedly stole 50 fowls, was on Wednesday charged before an Ibadan Chief Magistrates’ Court. Aderemi, whose address is unknown, is facing a charge…

CDHR writes IG, Minister, others over attack on journalist

CDHR writes IG, Minister, others over attack on journalist

By Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, has petitioned the Acting Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, and the office of the…

Mobile policeman beats Navy officer to pulp in Bayelsa

By Igoniko Oduma  Correspondent, Yenagoa   A serving Navy officer was on Saturday beating to pulp in Bayelsa State by some mobile policemen for refusing to offer bribe It was…

Lagos court remands man, 45, in prison over wife’s murder

Lagos court remands man, 45, in prison over wife’s murder

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday remanded in prison a 45-year-old man, Ismaila Salahu, over the murder of his wife, Salifat. The Magistrate, Mrs Bola Folarin-Williams, ordered…

Bauchi pilgrim dies in Mecca

Bauchi pilgrim dies  in Mecca

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  /  Correspondent, Bauchi   A male pilgrim from Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State has died while performing this year’s hajj in Mecca after a brief…

Rector drags polytechnic officers to EFCC

Rector drags polytechnic officers to EFCC

By Igoniko Oduma  /  Correspondent, Yenagoa   Acting Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Bayelsa State, Emilia Bribena, has dragged some principal officers of the institution before the Economic and…

FIRS arraigns five job racketeers

FIRS arraigns five job racketeers

By Joe Nwankwo  /  Assistant Abuja   Five persons were on Monday arraigned by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, for job…

Tricyclist, trader docked for unpaid N1.05m loan

Tricyclist, trader docked for unpaid N1.05m loan

A trader and a tricyclist, who allegedly stole N1.05 million, were on Monday charged before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused — Steven Nwibo, 32, and…

Court sentences two brothers to 24 months imprisonment

Court sentences two brothers to 24 months imprisonment

A Grade I Area Court in Nasarawa State on Monday sentenced two brothers, David Samson, 30 and Ikechukwu Samson, 28, of Mararaba, to 24 months imprisonment for criminal conspiracy and…

Three robbery suspects arrested in Lagos

Three robbery suspects arrested in Lagos

By Andrew Utulu Correspondent, Lagos Barely few months after they were charged to court for alleged criminal activities and released on bail, the trio of Prince Onyeka, Clement Ighalo and…

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