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Identical twins arrested for robbery in Lagos (PICTURED)

Taiye and Kehinde Balogun were said to have participated in the illegal carting away of goods from a Reckitt Benckiser factory in the state.The duo, ...

Panic as gunmen kill 18-yr-old in Bayelsa

Residents of OMPADEC area in the Amarata suburb of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, were yesterday, gripped with fear, following the shooting to death of an 18-year- ...

Bomb blasts kill 12 in India

Two bombs planted by suspected Maoist rebels have killed at least 12 people in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh as voting continues in the ...

Gunmen seize Ukraine police station

Armed men dressed in camouflage clothing have seized a police station in eastern Ukraine, officials say. Police said the gang fired shots and used stun grenades ...

Boko Haram kills Scores of JAMB candidates in Borno

Scores of students travelling to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in Borno State have been reportedly killed by the Boko Haram sect.They were among ...

Eight Policemen Killed in Jigawa; Sharia Court, Bank Razed Down

It was horror in Jigawa state yesterday when over 200 Terrorists invaded Gwaram local government area of the state, killing about eight 8 policemen, destroying ... Full story

Motorcycle theft: Ex-soldier gets N5,000 bail

A Grade 1 Area Court sitting in Kado, Abuja on Thursday admitted an ex-soldier, Hassan Usman, to bail for N5,000 after being accused of stealing ...

Zamfara offers N12m to families of attack victims

Zamfara State Government has donated N12m cash and food stuff to families of victims of the April 3 attack on Garin Maitsaba and Birnin Tsaba villages ...

Fourteen-year-old bride poisons her 35-year-old groom in Kano

A fourteen-year-old bride, Wasila Umaru, has allegedly poisoned her 35-year- old groom, Umaru Sani and three others in Ungwar Yansoro, Gaya Local Government Area of ...

Police arraign seven over murder of Benue herdsmen

Seven persons suspected to have killed two herdsmen were on Wednesday arraigned at a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court, in Benue State. The accused, Terver Uva, Vershima Mngure, ...

Motorcyclist docked over alleged manslaugter

A motorcyclist, Innocent Akoh, who allegedly caused the death of a woman through dangerous driving, was on Wednesday arraigned before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court ...

Two hawkers bag five months for theft

An Abuja Grade 1 Area Court in Kado on Wednesday sentenced two hawkers, Onyekachi Ani, 25, and Tochukwu Anike, 23, to five months imprisonment each ...

Court dissolves 10-year-old marriage over threat to life

An Ile-Ife Customary Court on Wednesday dissolved the 10-year-old marriage between Pastor Elijah Babatunde and his wife, Bukola, over threat to life. Bukola had filed for ...

Divorce: Police officer asks wife to return N1.2m bride price

A police officer, Anthony Ibemere, on Wednesday told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos that his wife should return the N1.2m bride price, if she ...

How Enugu waste officials killed my 17-year-old son —Woman

Tension mounted in Enugu, capital of Enugu State, yesterday, following alleged gruesome murder of a 17‑year‑old secondary school student by enforcement team of the Enugu ...

Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge: Court to hear motion for stay of judgment Apr 14

A Federal High Court in Lagos State, on Wednesday, fixed April 14 to hear a motion for stay of its judgment on the Lekki-Ikoyi bridge ...

Man, 45, in court for conspiracy, stealing

The Police in Ogun on Wednesday arraigned a 45-year-old man, Olalere Ibrahim, over alleged conspiracy and stealing. Ibrahim, of no fixed address, is alleged to have ...

Court jails three herdsmen for theft

A Chief Magistrate Court in Kosubosu, Kwara, on Thursday sentenced three herdsmen to six months imprisonment with hard labour for stealing cattle. The Chief Magistrate, Malam ...

UTME’ll hold in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Tuesday assured that this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination will hold in the troubled Borno, Yobe and Adamawa ...

Food vendor caught with concealed cocaine in vagina at Lagos airport

A 36 year old food vendor named Chinelo Okorom Lynette, who sells in the Ajangbadi area of Lagos was recently arrested by NDLEA officials with ...

Man bags 7 months’ imprisonment for stealing turkey

A Zuba Upper Area court on Tuesday sentenced Mohammed Badamasi of Basa Airport Road to seven months in prison for stealing a live turkey.Malam Aminu ...

Court orders Virgin Nigeria to pay passenger N10m

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered Virgin Nigeria Airways to pay N10m as damages to a passenger, Mrs Rosemary PJ-Akpan, for breach of ...

Man rapes man in Lagos

A terrifying ordeal occurred in Lagos last month when a man held down another man and raped him, a police prosecutor told an Abule Egba ...

Gatekeeper rapes gatekeeper in Lagos

A terrifying ordeal occurred in Lagos sometime in March when a man held down a man and raped him, a police prosecutor told an Abule ...

Court to rule on PDP’s legal fees debt

A Lagos High Court, Ikeja, has fixed May 7 for ruling on a suit instituted against it by a lawyer, Mr. Debo Adeleke, over N10.55m ...

Police arraign timber operator for breach of peace

The police on Tuesday arraigned a timber operator, Omopariola Oluwatuyi, 45, in an Akure Magistrates’ Court charged with malicious damage of property, breach of peace ...

Court grants woman divorce over abandonment

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Tuesday dissolved the marriage between one Caroline Waheed and her husband, Sulaimon Waheed, over abandonment. The president, Mr R.I. ...

Police arraigned man for assaulting brother in-law

The police in Ogun on Tuesday arraigned a 29-year-old man, Sulaiman Alex in a Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, for assaulting his brother-law. Alex is ...

Kaduna killings: Police peace panel meets farmers, herdsmen

Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna Sate on Monday said  unless those affected in the Fulani herdsmen and the natives clashes in the state were engaged ...

NHRC report indicts SSS, army over Apo killings

The National Human Rights Commission on Monday said security agents who carried out an operation in an uncompleted building in the Apo district of Abuja ...

Boko Haram attack kills 17 in Yobe

Boko Haram militants have attacked a village in Yobe state, killing 17 people and setting houses and cars ablaze, the local government spokesman said.Abdullahi Bego, ...

Fulani herdsmen kill 30 in Zamfara

Gunmen believed to be Fulani herdsmen stormed a meeting in northern Nigeria’s Zamfara state and killed 30 people, police said Sunday.“Thirty people were killed and ...

Tompolo ordered my freedom - Clark's son

Ebikeme Clark, son of Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Clark, who was kidnapped last Wednesday, has regained his freedom from hostage.Ebi, as he is fondly ...

Gunmen attack mosque in Yobe, kill 20

Survivors say suspected Islamic militants opened fire in a mosque in northeastern Nigeria and gunned down at least 20 worshippers..Suspected insurgents of the Islamist sect, ...

Please release my son - Edwin Clark begs kidnappers

Three days after kidnappers seized his son, elder statesman, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, yesterday, made a passionate plea for his release.Clark, however, said he was ...

Soldiers raze Fulani settlements in Plateau

A group of soldiers on Friday allegedly attacked and burnt about 37 Fulani settlements in Ganawuri district in Riyom Local Government area of Plateau State.Chairman ...

Court remands security guard in prison for negligence

An Abuja Senior Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a security guard, John James, 20, be remanded in prison custody for abandoning his duty post ...

Talal Ahmed Roda, Lebanese in Nigeria gets life sentence

Talal Ahmed Roda, one of the three Lebanese prosecuted by the Federal Government in connection with the armoury discovered in Kano, was on Friday jailed ... Full story

Suspected Islamist extremists dressed as soldiers kill 4 in Nigeria

Suspected Islamist extremists dressed as soldiers opened fire on residents of a town in northeastern Nigeria on Wednesday after luring them out of their homes, ... Full story

Director of Camp David Schools Arrested Over Dud Cheque

The Director of Camp David Schools, Ogba, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, has been charged before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court for allegedly issuing a N.9 million dud ... Full story

55 Year Old Headmaster Arraigned For Inserting Finger In 8-Yr-Old Pupil’s Private Parts

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arraigned a 55-year-old headmaster of a private nursery and primary school in Akaba community, Yenagoa Local Government, Bayelsa State, ... Full story

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