Woman Bites Electricity Workers For Disconnecting Her Light

Woman Bites Electricity Workers For Disconnecting Her Light

A 28-year-old trader, Kemi Shopade, who allegedly assaulted two Ikeja Electric workers that wanted to disconnect her electricity wire, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Shopade, resident of Alaguntan, Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos, is being tried for conspiracy and assault. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Godwin Awase, said that the accused committed the offences on November […]

Customs Seizes 300 Bags Of Foreign Rice

Customs Seizes 300 Bags Of Foreign Rice

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Sokoto state Command has seized a truck containing 300 bags of foreign rice concealed within 350 bags of made-in-Nigeria ones. The state Comptroller, Alhaji Nasir Ahmed, who disclosed this at the command’s headquarters while displaying the seized items, said that the team of the state task force had on Dec. […]

Ex-Appeal Court Justice arrested over N200m bribe

Ex-Appeal Court Justice arrested over N200m bribe

Chris Steven, Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday arrested a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Mohammed Tsamiya, for allegedly demanding N200 million bribe.  Rasheedat Okoduwa, Spokesperson of the Commission, in a statement disclosed that the suspect demanded the bribe from one Mr Nnamdi Orji in exchange […]

Absence of Maimuna Aliyu, Mother Of alleged husband Killer Stalls Trial

Absence of Maimuna Aliyu, Mother Of alleged husband Killer Stalls Trial

Chris Steven, Abuja The Independent Corrupt and other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) in a three count charge filed against  a former Executive Director (Retail), Aso Savings and Loan Plc, Abuja and a dropped member of the Independent Corrupt and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC governing board, Maimuna Aliyu before an Abuja High Court has explained […]

25 Year-Old Under-Graduate, Beheads Mother

25 Year-Old Under-Graduate, Beheads Mother

A 25 year old student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Ondo State, Joseph Mark, who was suspected of being mentally-ill, yesterday morning beheaded his 62 year-old mother at Ikirun town, Osun State. According to the Osun State Police  Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Folashade Odoro, DSP. the 25 year old committed the crime at about 6:30 am, […]

Horror, As Suspected Herdsmen Killed Police Officers

Horror, As Suspected Herdsmen Killed Police Officers

SAM OLUWALANA(with agency reports) Six police officers were killed in northeast Nigeria, police said on Monday, in an attack blamed on cattle herders following deadly clashes with farmers over land. “We lost six policemen in an ambush by suspected Fulani herdsmen,” Othman Abubakar, a spokesman for the Adamawa state police, told AFP. “The police were […]

‎Police Invite Fayose’s Media Aide, Three Others, Over Alleged Violation Of Cyber Crime Act

‎Police Invite Fayose’s Media Aide, Three Others, Over Alleged Violation Of Cyber Crime Act

Ekiti State Police Command, Ado-Ekiti, has invited Governor Ayodele Fayose’s media aide, Lere Olayinka, and three others to answer charges against them by Ado-Ekiti lawyer, Adeoye Aribasoye, over alleged violation of Cybercrime Act. In the petition to the Commissioner of Police by his lawyer, A.A Daramola, Aribasoye complained that Olayinka and three others were engaged […]

Lawyer Sentenced To 7 Years Jail Term For Manslaughter

Lawyer Sentenced To 7 Years Jail Term For Manslaughter

An Ibadan-based lawyer, Yewande Oyediran was on Monday morning sentenced to seven years imprisonment by an Oyo State High court, for stabbing her husband to death on February 2, 2016. Justice Muktar Abimbola, while pronouncing the judgment said that he took into recognition the fact that the evidences and facts of the case presented to […]

Buhari Inaugurates Audit Committee For Recovered Loot

Buhari Inaugurates Audit Committee For Recovered Loot

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the Audit Committee on recoveries of assets by government agencies. The committee has three members and is to submit its report in four weeks. Members include Mr. Olufemi Lijadu, Mrs. Gloria Chinyere Bibigha and Mr. Mohammed Nami. The committee is to audit all recovered accounts up to April 10, […]

Cybercriminals Will Continue To Target Banks, Says Wigwe

Cybercriminals Will Continue To Target Banks, Says Wigwe

The Group Managing Director/CEO of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, yesterday said cybercriminals will continue to target banks, but advised lenders to ensure the fraudsters fail every time they try. Speaking at the 2017 Anti-Fraud Week hosted by Access Bank in Lagos, Wigwe said banks were expected to educate customers on the need to protect […]

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