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Tailor, 43, In Court For Raping Teenage Food Vendor

A 43-year-old tailor, Shakiru Fasasi, who allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl, names withheld, was on Thursday arraigned in Lagos. Fasasi, who resides at No. 24, ... Full story

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Amaechi Collected N257bn From ECA In 2013

The Rivers state government received a total of N257.6bn from the federation account between January and October 2013, Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala revealed ... Full story

How 197 Drug Convicts Escaped From Jail - Ahmadu Giade

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ahmadu Giade, disclosed yesterday that a cartel comprising some court clerks and prison warders aided ... Full story

Tales Of Murder, Assault At Rivers Commission Of Inquiry

Horrific tales of killings as partisan politics pitched brothers against one another were narrated at the Rivers State Commission of Inquiry on violence during the ... Full story

Adamawa lawmaker kidnapped by gunmen

A group of unknown gunmen has kidnapped the member representing Toungo Counstituency in the Adamawa House of Assembly, Alhaji Adamu Usman.Usman was said to be ...

Abuja Fire: Ministry Denies Burning Of Account Department

The Ministry of Education yesterday, denied some media report that fire gutted the account department at the ministry. Director of Human Resources, Dr. Muham-mad Umar, stated ... Full story

My Husband Beats Me As If We Are In A Boxing Competition - Fatimo Nurudeen

A trader, Fatimo Nurudeen, on Friday pleaded with an Agege Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve her 12-year-old marriage for alleged frequent beating and ... Full story

$330.000 Fraud: Accused Failed EFCC’s Lie Detector Test

A polygraph expert, Mr Chinedum Enanya, yesterday told an Ikeja High Court that a court registrar, Oluronke Rosolu, who is facing trial for allegedly aiding ... Full story

4 Pipeline Vandals Sentenced To 24 Years In Jail

A Lagos court has sentenced four Nigerians to 24 years in prison for vandalizing NNPC's oil pipelines and stealing petroleum products worth N3.2m, Punch reports. The ... Full story

APC Blames Fayose For Ekiti Kidnappings

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has said Governor Ayo Fayose should be blamed for the spate of kidnappings in the state. The party ... Full story

Ecobank Plc Ordered To Pay Ex-Staff N8.5m For Wrongful Dismissal

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered Ecobank Plc to pay Mr Uche Abrah , the sum of N8.5 million as his cumulative salary ... Full story

3 Unnamed Nigerian Prisoners Repatriated From UK - Abba Moro

Nigeria's Minister of Interior, Abba Moro on Thursday said that 3 Nigerian prisoners have been repatriated from the United Kingdom.  Moro who didn't name the prisoners ... Full story

NDLEA Official, Adeogun Olajide Arrested For Importing Cocaine Into Nigeria

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, on Thursday, took one Adeogun Olajide before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly importing 2.692 kilogrammes of ... Full story

Imposters Using My Name To Soliciting Funds - Nasiru El-Rufai

Kaduna State governor-elect, Malam Nasiru El-Rufai has warned the public against giving out money to people who use his name to solicit for funds but ... Full story

Man, 34, Arraigned For Burglary Of Hotel Belonging To Gbenga Daniel

A 34-year-old farmer, Ariyo Fadipe was on Tuesday arraigned by the police before an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court for alleged burglary of a hotel belonging to ... Full story

Arrest Agric Minister, House Of Reps Demands

The Federal House of Representatives has threatened to issue a bench warrant on the Minister of Agriculture, Akinwunmi Adesina, if he fails to appear before ... Full story

Ademola Segun Bus Conductor Stabs Passenger Over Fares

A bus conductor, Ademola Segun, who allegedly stabbed a passenger with a broken bottle was on Wednesday brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrate’s Court in ... Full story

Driver Arrested For Diverting 60,000 Litres Of Fuel

Edo State Police Command has arrested a driver working with a multi-national oil company for attempting to divert and sell 60,000 litres of fuel he ... Full story

Soject Construction Company Limited, Summoned Over Death Of 3 Under Kano bridge

The police in Kano yesterday summoned officials of Soject Construction Company Limited over Sunday collapse of a pedestrian bridge under construction which killed three persons.  Contrary ... Full story

Former Registrar Of University Of Ado Ekiti Abducted, N50m Ransom Demanded

A former Registrar of University of Ado Ekiti, Chief Mrs. Modupe F. Fapohunda, was abducted last night in Akure, Ondo state. According to her family members, ... Full story

Goodluck Jonathan Sues Senate, House Over Constitution Amendments

Federal Government has instituted a suit at the Supreme Court to nullify the proposed amendments to the 1999 Constitution. According to , The suit was filed ... Full story

Woman Jailed 266 Years Imprisonment For Stealing N8million

A female staff of a popular eatery, Oluremi Olayinka was today convicted and sentenced to 266 years imprisonment by Justice A.A Akinyemi of Ogun State ... Full story

Don’t Be Influence By Politicians - Zainab Bulkachuwa

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, the President of the Court of Appeal, has warned judges against being manipulated by politicians as they handle cases in Elections Petitions ... Full story

Set Ibori Free Before You Leave Office - IPDI

Ijaw People’s Development Initiative, IPDI, in Delta State has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to grant former Delta state Governor, James Ibori a presidential pardon ... Full story

37 Year Old Woman, Abducted, Rescued In Delta

Three gunmen on Thursday unleashed terror on residents of the new layout at Okpanam town in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. The ... Full story

Shell Nigeria Gas Limited,Sues Economic And Financial Crimes Commission

An oil firm, Shell Nigeria Gas Limited, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to declare that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ... Full story

EFCC Indicts Michael Akpan, For Defrauding Vietnamese Of $7,920

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Michael Akpan before a Lagos State High Court sitting in  Ikeja on one-count charge bordering ... Full story

Pirates Kidnaps Three Nigerian Oil Company Workers

Pirates have kidnapped three Nigerians in an attack on an oil industry supply vessel off Nigeria, the French company operating the boat said. The attack on ... Full story

Judiciary Staff Union Of Nigeria Freezes Two State Accounts

THE Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has begun moves to have the accounts of Plateau and Benue states frozen over alleged refusal to pay ... Full story

My Enstranged Wife Connived With Husband To Attack Me

A real estate developer, Mr. Abraham Okoro claims he identified one of the suspected robbers, who attacked him some years ago after he had sold ... Full story

Cults Group Murders 14 Year Old For Refusing To Join

A 14 year old boy identified as David Okon has been stabbed to death by members of a Cross Rivers state based cult group, Skylo, ... Full story

Six Nabbed For Drug Trafficking At Lagos Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested six suspected drug traffickers at the Murtala Mohammed International airport in Lagos. The suspects: Nwodo Chidiebere Anthony, ... Full story

Student Killed By Car Wash Attendant Over Girlfriend Squabble

A 26-year-old man, Wisdom Okafor, has been killed after a scuffle with a car wash attendant, Monday Ekwekuba, in the Ojokoro area of Lagos State. ... Full story

Armed Hoodlums Attack Ekiti APC Members

Crisis returned to Ekiti State on Wednesday as gunmen attacked the All Progressives Congress Secretariat and jubilant members of the party. The APC members had just ... Full story

INEC Officer Arrested For Collecting N20million Bribe In Taraba

An INEC officer in Taraba State has been arrested for allegedly collecting N20 million bribe from a politician. INEC resident commissioner in Taraba State, Alhaji Ahmed ... Full story

Court Stops Federal Government From Removing INEC Chairman

Justice  M.N.Yunusa of the  Federal High Court  Lagos yesterday retrained the federal government and its agents from removing the Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission ... Full story

Muhammadu Buhari Will Jail Me If Elected - Patience Jonathan

The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, claims that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) will have her jailed if ... Full story

Police Arrest 4 Over Ex-Deputy Speaker’s Assassination

The police in Akwa Ibom State said yesterday they had arrested four persons over the murder of a former deputy speaker in the state, Okon ... Full story

Family Petitions CP, AIG Over Death Of Protea Hotel Worker

The family of the late worker with Protea Hotel has petitioned the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Samuel Adegbuyi, over the death of their son. According ... Full story

Man Nabbed At Lagos Airport With Indian Hemp Filled In 'Gala'

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested a man smuggling 35.115 kilogramme of Cannabis sativa hidden inside sausage rolls to China. Friday Ogbonna, 33, was ... Full story

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