Three ‘Islamic clerics’ held for ‘exploiting’ women

Police in Ogun State have arrested three persons claiming to be Islamic clerics who allegedly swindle  female victims in addition to sexually exploiting them. The suspects Aliu Abdulfatai, 50, Sule Adebayo, 36, and Lekan Olokodana, 31, were arrested following complaints by one of their female victims who reported the alleged offence at the Adigbe police […]

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Woman ‘kills’ lover for not funding daughter’s one-year Birthday Party

Homicide detectives have arrested a 23-year-old woman Stella Peter for allegedly stabbing her live-in lover to death for  refusing to finance their daughter’s one-year birthday party. The incident occurred Tuesday morning at 2, Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere where they have lived for three years. It was gathered that Peter, a native of Kogi State, had an […]

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Sanwo-Olu’s wife launches free surgeries for 150 residents

Lagos State governor’s wife Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday launched a free surgical intervention programme for residents as part of activities to commemorate the 100 days in office of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration. The free health mission, which is being organised by the government, in partnership with a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation, […]

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320 more Nigerians to return from South Africa today

A delay in securing landing permit from South African aviation authorities for Air Peace has led to rescheduling the evacuation of the second batch of Nigerians from South Africa. This is coming on the heels of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. In the second batch, 320 Nigerians were billed to […]

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Liverpool fans attacked in Naples

Two Liverpool supporters, aged 26 and 46, were assaulted at a bar in the city centre on Tuesday evening. Merseyside Police have confirmed two Liverpool fans have been assaulted in Naples. The Reds are in Italy ahead of their Champions League clash with Napoli. Jurgen Klopp’s side begin their title defence as they look to […]

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Housewife kills 3-day-old baby in Niger

Harela Uba, the housewife arrested for killing a three-day old baby Police in Niger have arrested a 22-year-old housewife, Harela Uba, of Shakodna village, Shiroro Local Government Area of the State for allegedly killing a three-day-old baby boy in the area. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Alhaji Adamu Usman, disclosed this in Minna […]

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Strange killing of women: Police warn hotel owners, arrest 2 in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has again warned hotel owners in the state against operating without installing CCTV Cameras, proper documentation of guests and profiling of staffers. The command also discouraged the running of what they described as “Short Time” services for desperate reasons. State Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Danduara came up with these following the spate […]

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Flood renders 500 people homeless in Ondo

For residents of Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, it was a day of agony after a torrential rain wreaked havoc in the community. With the effect of the rain taking its toll in the community, which was ravaged by flood, it was gathered that over 500 people have been rendered homeless with over […]

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